Questions tagged [bluetooth]

Bluetooth is a wireless technology designed for short range communication between compatible devices. The Linux kernel includes the BlueZ Bluetooth stack.

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checking bluetooth current transfer rate

Is there anyway I can check the current transfer rate of bluetooth ? I want to check whether my headphones are using LDAC with pc or not by looking at the data rate between the devices.
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i am trying to connect my bluetooth headphones to my laptop on ubuntu but it doesnt connect and screen freezes after that

i am trying to connect my bluetooth earphones to my laptop on ubuntu. The laptop is dual boot and i also have windows 10 and bluetooth woeks fine there. The problem is w/ ubuntu. Whenever I try to ...
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Improving Ubuntu speed and stability on VirtualBox running on a Mac

Good day-- I just started running Ubuntu 20.04.2 via VirtualBox 6.1.22 on a 2017 MacBook Pro with a 3.5 GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i7, 16 GB of RAM, and macOS 11.3.1. I've allocated 11.5 GB of RAM, ...
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Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Wireless Driver isn't working on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

My Broadcom BCM43142 802.11b/g/n [14e4:4365] (rev 01) Wireless Driver isn't working. I've ran lspci -k and got a result 06:00.0 Network controller: Broadcom Inc. and subsidiaries BCM43142 802.11b/g/n ...
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Gnome Bluetooth settings stuck off, display is inconsistent

On 20.04, if I open Settings > Bluetooth, the toggle sometimes kind of works, but bluetooth appears to remain off. See screenshots below. rfkill list seems ok: 0: hci0: Bluetooth Soft blocked: ...
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Software for Bluetooth hearing aids

Does anyone have experience with Linux software that works for Bluetooth hearing aids? Lots of hearing aids do have such software. but it's usually only for Apple. And of course the software is ...
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Playing sound through bluetooth earphones (20.04, Jabra Elite 65t)

I'm not sure how to add much more helpful info beyond the subject. This has not always been the case - a few weeks ago I was able to pair my earphones to the laptop and have sound come out of them. ...
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bluetooth mouse freezes frequently (often during browsing)

The only working solution i know is rfkill block bluetooth then unblock. My hardware is Broadcom BCM43142 and i'm running Lubuntu with Ubuntu 20.10 with kernel version 5.8.0-53. Is there any solution ...
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How to install bluetooth that has a GUI with it

Just looking to install bluetooth on Linux... I have this blueman thing installed I launch it from the menu thing I have at the bottom of my screen and nothing appears. If anyone has a bluetooth ...
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Can not reenable Bluetooth from System Settings after disabling Airplane mode

After deactivating Airplane Mode, I can not re-enable Bluetooth from System Settings. I would like Bluetooth to be reactivated from System Settings: When Airplane Mode is deactivated Or, when I click ...
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How to use Bluetooth conference speaker/mic as input?

UPDATE: After failing to get this working, I returned the device. I won't be able to try any new suggestions, but will still leave the question up in case it helps others. I have an "Anker ...
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How prohibit applications to change audio settings

After last updates of Skype and Microsoft Teams this two programs messing up audio settings while incoming/outgoing call. I'm using Bluetooth headset as Headphones(A2DP Bluetooth profile and not HFP/...
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xbox controller bluetooth connection ubuntu 20.04

uname -a Linux username 5.8.0-50-generic #56~20.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 12 21:46:35 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I read all the tutorials and forums. add "/module/bluetooth/parameters/...
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Faced problem to activate Bluetooth and search devices with version 21.04

I faced a problem with Bluetooth on version 21.04. The below message on the screen doesn't allow me to activate Bluetooth and search devices. This is the error plug in a dongle.
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No Internet or Bluetooth on fresh install 20.04

I did a dual boot on my new Asus G14 and followed the Ubuntu dual boot option. I noticed it was weird it didn't ask me to sign into my network. Now that I am in Ubuntu I noticed that there is no ...
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Bluetooth mouse need paring after suspend

I have an issue with my Bluetooth mouse, when i suspend the pc and wake up it again, the device doesn't work, and i must disconnect and reconnect it. I have Ubuntu 20.04. thanks
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Bluetooth stopped working after power outage

My bluetooth always worked on this Dell XPS 13 but after a power outage it won't work anymore. I think wifi and bluetooth are in the same pcie module but I'm not sure. On bluetooth settings it says no ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Bluetooth not detecting devices

my bluetooth doesn't detect any devices. This are the outputs of the following commands sudo rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: brcmwl-0: Wireless LAN ...
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Shortcut to show Bluetooth drop-down list in Plasma panel

Instead of clicking with the cursor the panel applets (widget and tray icons) in order to show their drop-down window with list/options I prefer sometimes to use shortcuts: Meta-B for battery, Meta-V ...
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Bluetooth headset stops working when mic used

I'm getting some odd behaviour with my bluetooth headset and can't find any information about what is going on. I have a Sony WH-1000XM4 and it is connecting fine with bluetooth, and I use it to ...
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How can I find out if my laptop has bluetooth support?

In my Lubuntu 18.04 on Thinkpad T400, how can I find out if my laptop has bluetooth support? The bluetooth icon on the panel in the desktop says "No Bluetooth Adapter found". Does it mean ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 can't see Urbanears bluetooth

I have an Urbanears "Plattan 2 BT" wireless headset. I can connect it to my android, and to my Windows 10 laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad T480s) without problem. However, my Ubuntu laptop (Lenovo ...
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“bluetooth not found. plugin dongle” in ubuntu 20.04

my laptop is dell latitude E5430. i just downloaded ubuntu 20.04. i uninstalled windows and installed ubuntu while booting. i even downloaded blueman bluetooth manager. in windows, it used to work ...
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Bluetooth is disabled on Ubuntu 16.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 16.04 (as dual-boot). At first, I couldn't get the wifi and the bluetooth to work. After doing some research, installing this driver solved my wifi problem. However, the ...
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Repeating Speaker popping on Lenovo Slim 7(Ryzen7)

I've been having some issues with Unbuntu 20.04.2 LTS on my Lenovo Slim 7 (14ARE05) but the one that is really bothering me is this speaker issue I've been dealing with since installing Unbuntu. The ...
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Problem with CSR 5 Cambridge Silicon Radio and Ubuntu 20.04 64bit

My dongle bluetooth CRS 5.0 don`t work on my Linux Ubuntu 20.04 bullseye/sid Details: Linux version 5.8.0-50-generic (buildd@lgw01-amd64-030) (gcc (Ubuntu 9.3.0-17ubuntu1~20.04) 9.3.0, GNU ld (GNU ...
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How to enable bluetooth on a Dell Inspiron 1420?

This specific laptop, a Dell Inspiron 1420, certainly has a bluetooth light on the front. How do I detect the bluetooth bult-in to the laptop? nicholas@gondor:~$ nicholas@gondor:~$ sudo dmesg | grep -...
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Bluetooth fails to connect on Xubuntu 20.04

I am trying to connect my Galaxy Buds to my XPS 9343 on Xubuntu 20.04. Using the notification area widget, I get Connection Failed: Host is down From the terminal I get Failed to connect: org.bluez....
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fenvi Wi-Fi 6 Gig+ AX200 BT5.0 WiFi Card AX200NGW Bluetooth not working

fenvi Wi-Fi 6 Gig+ AX200 BT5.0 WIFI Card AX200NGW Bluetooth not being found in device manager, Wi Fi which is on the same PCIE adapter is working fine
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Command line interface to BLE (UART)

I've been able to use an Arduino Nano 33 BLE and create a UART connection to the unit with an iPhone (using Bluefruit Connect). I can send and receive messages; this is great. Relatively simple ...
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Ubuntu bluetooth showing a number of unknown devices

I am trying to connect my raspberry pi (running with ubuntu 20.10). My pi is not connecting to my bt speakers. When I turn my bluetooth on, it shows a number of devices: And keeps showing them even ...
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RTL8723DE Bluetooth not working Ubuntu 20.04

I have a HP laptop and its wifi is working but bluetooth is showing "please attach dongle". I followed all the steps in this thread https://h30434.www3.hp.com/t5/Notebook-Wireless-and-...
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How do I restore high-quality bluetooth audio after Teams call?

My bluetooth headset has two fidelity modes: high-fi audio for normal use and low-fi audio which is normally used only during calls. During a Teams call the mode changes to low-fi. But after the call ...
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wifi and bluetooh not working ubuntu 18.4 lenovo ThinkPad E15

command and output here: shaibu@shaibu-ThinkPad-E15:~$ lspci -nnk | grep 0280 -A3 00:14.3 Network controller [0280]: Intel Corporation Device [8086:02f0] Subsystem: Intel Corporation Device [8086:...
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Bluetooth not showing on laptop

I have an ubuntu laptop on the most recent version but a while ago bluetooth stopped workin on it and it says to plug in a bluetooth adapter in settings. I don't belive there is a hardware switch for ...
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Enable Bluetooth on Broadcom Corp. BCM20702A0 specifically

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04. How can I get Bluetooth to connect? I have a Broadcom Corp. BCM20702A0 adapter.
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 21.04

This is the output from the service bluetooth status command: ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled; vendor pre> Active: ...
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Bluetooth being turned on after each restart on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I never use bluetooth on my laptop and disable it through the menu on top right corner but it is being turned on again after each restart. There is no physical button on my laptop to turn it on and ...
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Bluetooth service unable to start without “systemctl restart bluetooth”

I've just received a new HP unit. By default, after a fresh boot, the Bluetooth service is unable to start correctly and does not find any device to pair with nor the NetworkManager's Bluetooth ...
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How to rename a kernel file

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04 and my Bluetooth connection isn't working. I've learned from several posts that a necessary part of the remedy is to rename the kernel file BCM4356A2-13d3-3485.hcd to ...
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Bluetooth toggle not working in Ubuntu 21.04

I updated my OS yesterday from 20.10 to 21.04. Everything was fine today until I tried to connect my Bluetooth earphones to my PC. The Bluetooth service remains turned off even when I turn the toggle ...
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Getting Broadcomm Bluetooth to work

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04 and I'm trying to get Bluetooth to work. There's a extra bit of firmware that has to be added to achieve that. I actually was able to add that firmware, using the ...
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ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock Gen 2, issue with Bluetooth devices, Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I use Lenovo ThinkPad P1 Gen-3 laptop, Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS, together with ThinkPad Thunderbolt 3 Dock Gen 2 dock station. I have couple seconds interruptions in work of Bluetooth keyboard/mouse when ...
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On kubuntu with Plasma sound via Bluetooth works, starting Ubuntu/Wayland session, Bluetooth connects but no sound

On Kubuntu 20.04 (Plasma) Bluetooth sound starts the very moment I start my Bose Bluetooth-system. If it didn't, at least I could switch to it under 'Applications'. When I log out and log on again ...
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How to change gatttool security level?

I am trying to turn on a use boom via BLE, using gatttool and having problems, and I saw a thread on here suggesting to change the gatt security level, and after trying numerous ways of trying to do ...
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Bluetooth not discovering devices in Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I have dual-boot Windows 10 Pro and Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS recently. Everything is perfectly working, but my Bluetooth is not able to discover devices (for e.g. headphone, mobile, etc.) I can see the ...
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Installing the BTD400 Bluetooth adapter

I'm running Kubuntu 20.04 and I've just gotten a Kinivo BTD-400 USB Bluetooth Adapter. The manufacturer claims it runs on a variety of systems including Ubuntu v12.04 and later. Here are the ...
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My bluetooth icon is not showing and can't connect to Bluetooth

My bluetooth was working fine with my headdphone. But somehow i accidentally turned off the bluetooth. But now i am unable to toggle bluetooth switch in the settings on my Ubuntu 18.04. Bluetooth icon ...
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How to uninstall a unnecessary installed bluetooth driver (rtbth)?

My bluetooth had a problem, so I searched in this site about how to fix it. One of the answers showed the following instructions: sudo apt install blueman sudo add-apt-repository ppa:blaze/rtbth-dkms ...
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Device Bluetooth 9460/9560 don't connect JBL TUNE500BT Headset on Ubuntu 20.04

I've been trying to make my JBL TUNE500BT Headset work on Ubuntu 20.04, installed on Dell Vostro 5490, for two weeks, without success. When connecting the Headset, the service even finds the device, ...

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