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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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choppy / laggy bluetooth mouse ubuntu 18

Bluetooth mouse is very choppy on Ubuntu 18 (and 16). My laptop is MacBook Pro. While USB mouse is working just great.
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Output audio through two bluetooth devices at the same time with one bluetooth adapter

The devices I have in mind are a bluetooth headset and a bluetooth speaker in Kubuntu 18.04 with the integrated laptop bluetooth. Is it possible to use two different bluetooth sound output devices at ...
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Bluetooth headset is not recognising my Ubuntu desktop

I am having Xiaomi bluetooth audio receiver, generally when I connect my headset to any of the bluetooth device, an audio signal is gone saying "connected", says "disconnected" while it gets ...
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Magic keyboard not working

When I go into Ubuntu live CD and try to look for the magic keyboard, whatever method I try, I cannot find my keyboard. I use magic keyboard 1 that has batteries.
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How to connect an android mobile to Linux device

I get the following error when I try to pair my android mobile. I can pair the device but couldn't make a connection. I am currently using bluez 5.43 stack. [bluetooth]# connect 3C:FA:43:F1:6C:C3 ...
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Disable “Handsfree” and “Headset” profiles for specific bluetooth device?

I have Sony's WH1000XM2 Bluetooth headphones. Unfortunately , with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, the only connection procedure that works is as follows: Turn on the headphones. The headphones connect, but to all ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 poor audio quality, bluetooth lag (Macbook Pro 2015)

I recently dual booted my mac with Ubuntu 18.04. Here are a couple issues I have noticed: The speaker quality has dropped considerably anytime I play an audio file The bluetooth connection to an ...
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Blueetooth auto-start not working

I'm using ubuntu 18.10. In the past I probably made a change for my bluetooth to not start on startup but I do not remember the change. Now, I want to restore it back to normal but I couldn't find a ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 bluetooth low volume

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04 on a Thinkpad X1C6 to connect to my new Bose Soundlink Revolve speaker. The connection establishes without problems but the sound volume is super low. If I connect with my ...
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Bluetooth Headphones compatible with ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

Does anyone knows a list of compatible Bluetooth Headphones for Ubuntu 18.04
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Bluetooth can't seek devices

No devices are found with bluetooth, all appropriate software are installed (blueman, bluez, pulse bluetooth module), so I'm not missing anything on that front. However I do think the problem is ...
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Stable solution for Bluetooth connecting issue

I can see the Bluetooth connecting issue (More common with Bluetooth headset/speaker) is common problem in Ubuntu or Linux. (I use ubuntu 18.04). I could not get a fixed solution for that. I have a ...
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How to change and keep remote bluetooth name in Ubuntu?

Under Ubuntu 18.04, i know how to change remote bluetooth name as editing: /var/lib/bluetooth/system mac address/remote bt device mac address/info But it doesn't keep changed name. When pairing , ...
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Bluetooth not detecting any devices on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am using HP Pavilion and recently installed Ubuntu and it's not detecting any bluetooth devices. output of lspci -knn | grep Net -A3; lsusb 08:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Broadcom Limited ...
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Bluetooth adapter not found Ralink RT3290 [duplicate]

I installed kubuntu 18.04 LTS on my hp pavilion g6 laptop. Everything went smoothly, except ubuntu says "no bluetooth adapter found". I am new to linux, please help $lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel ...
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Microsoft Arc mouse on Ubuntu 18.04

I have ubuntu lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS Release: 18.04 Codename: bionic and bluetooth: hciconfig -a hci0: Type: ...
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Bluetooth can't turn on

Just updated my BIOS (Lenovo recommended) on my Yoga 920. Bluetooth was working prior, and now when I navigate to the Bluetooth Dialog, I can click on the 'turn on' button but trying to turn on ...
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Listen to audio using bluetooth headphones without restarting VLC

How can I get VLC to switch to the new default audio sink without restarting VLC? This comes up when taking a break from watching a movie in VLC using airpods. The airpods disconnect for a while and ...
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How to swap keys on bluetooth keyboards

I have a dell 9370 and a ThinkPad bluetooth keyboard. The keyboard has a slightly different arrangement of keys than the builtin laptop keyboard. I'd like to modify the maps so they are the same. ...
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Can I pair Samsung IconX bluetooth earbuds with Ubuntu?

There is no Samsung Gear software for Ubuntu. I tried pairing by taking the earbuds out of the charging case and enabling bluetooth search from Ubuntu. Ubuntu does not see the earbuds. Is it possible ...
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can't install mobile receipt thermal printer

Decided to change to Ubuntu, after several break downs during windows updates. Also wanted to try a smaller and faster OS, because PC has only 32Gb eMMC disc. Computer: HP-x2-detachable-10-p0XX ...
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Pulse audio can't set bluetooth headset as output for games

I have a bluetooth headset (sony-mdr-zx770bn) that works fine in my web browser, as well as in music and video players. But in seemingly every game I try playing the sound comes out of my laptop ...
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rfkill command doesn't list my bluetooth in Ubunt 18.04

I have a problem with my bluetooth adapter in my Lenovo Thinkpad T420. I'm adding the screenshot of my settings. The result of rfkill list is : 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard ...
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18.10 Can't send file to iPhone over bluetooth

I can see my iPhone in the bluetooth devices list, ubuntu and the iphone well paired and was showing connected. I just cannot get a menu that say 'send file to ..'. I looked around but have not ...
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Bluetooth gets ON by itself in every session [duplicate]

I don't know what is wrong. I use 18.04, every time when I boots into my laptop Ubuntu, I find that Bluetooth is ON. I turn it off and it stays so till I switch off my laptop. But when I boots into ...
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How do i stop my bluetooth mouse from disconnecting after a while? [UBUNTU 18.10]

Hi! I'm quite new to Linux's world, so don't blame me if i don't give something for granted :D My bluetooth mouse works fine, just as expected; but after a while i'm not using it (e.g. when i watch a ...
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hsp/hfp doesn't work on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with bluetooth headphones

I have bluetooth headphones with microphone. I can connect them to my PC, but when I want to change the sound profile to HSP/HFP they stop working (mic doesn't work and I can only hear static). If I ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Can't connect an Xbox controller via bluetooth

Recently, I've been unable to connect my Xbox One S gamepad via bluetooth. In the past, I had to delete (unpair) and then pair the gamepad again in order to get it to connect, but lately it doesn't ...
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problem with accessing bluetooth settings page from the command line

I'm running 18.04 and prefer to use fvwm as my desktop manager than the default manager. When I use the default manager, I have no trouble controlling my bluetooth devices. The bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth can't find any device on HP 15-g212nl laptop [duplicate]

My laptop can't find any other device or even be visible by other devices via bluetooth. The WiFi connection instead seams to work well. lspci -knn | grep Net -A2; lsusb Here the output: 03:00.0 ...
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Blueman No adapters found

I run this command: uname -r; lsusb; lspci -nnk | grep -iA2 net; rfkill list all; hciconfig -a; dmesg | egrep -i 'blue|firm' this is the output: 4.15.0-43-generic Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 ...
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Can't find headphones, bluetooth seems working and finds other devices

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04. I bought a pair of bluetooth headphones (Sony WS-CH500) but I can't pair them with my pc because I can't find the device or connect it with its MAC address. It doesn't seem to be ...
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Unattended Bluetooth file transfers [closed]

Thanks to all who understood my dilemma and frustration. To the rest, well, may your chickens grow into Turkeys and kick your chicken shed down. I am using Mint 19.1 -- OK, so I know this is not a ...
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ubuntu 18.04 bluetooth can't find mouse, option sometimes appears and disappears when i spam click

I have a Tecknet BM30X bluetooth mouse that I'm trying to pair with my Dell New XPS13 laptop running Ubuntu 18.04. My laptop can't seem to find any bluetooth devices and the loading circle keeps ...
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Wifi Slow when connected to bluetooth on 18.04 Ubuntu

My wifi speed significantly drops when i connect to bluetooth speaker. I came across many posts but as I am new to Ubuntu I am not able to figure out commands and their errors like as I tried ...
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16.04 Failing to boot due to Bluetooth / Network Manager Wait Online?

What machine do I have? Dual boot machine with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS What was the last thing I did before the issue? Tried updating bluetooth packages.. tried installing pulseaudio, and ...
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HP-Pavilion win10+Ubuntu16.04 WiFi and bluetooth adapter is disablesd [duplicate]

SOS!!!It has made me confused for several days. and it shows Bluetooth is disabled. and some information are as follows . $ sudo dmidecode | grep -A3 '^System Information' System Information ...
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Switching sound output does nothing and “empty” alsamixer

So, I must have done something to mess this up and now I can't figure out what packages I need to purge, reinstall, or remove... First problem is: changing the selected device output does not ...
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bluetooth not working on ubuntu 18.04 lenovo ideapad 330

I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed on my Lenovo ideapad 330. My headphones connected but my Bluetooth wont switch on. Any help is appreciated. I tried updating my kernel from 4.15 to 4.19 but it would ...
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Bluetooth key lost when removed windows

I connected a bluetooth device in windows first. Later I formated the windows partition. Now when I tried to connect the bluetooth device in Ubuntu I am not able to. I came to know we need the key ...
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How to tell if a system process is probing/grabbing bluetooth device?

I'm using a home automation platform called HomeAssistant to do presence detection via bluetooth. This works fine for a little while but at some point the detection will fail with a message that the ...
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Errors while checking bluetooth status [duplicate]

in my ubuntu 16.04 everything is working perfectly except Bluetooth. It is neither detecting any device nor being detected by any Bluetooth device. To check the status of Bluetooth I found the ...
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Intel Centrino Advanced-N 6235 Bluetooth Lag

Not sure why, but when I try to run bluetooth on a full install of ubuntu 16.04 (I have my reasons), the bluetooth speeds up and slows down and skips uncontrollably with no explanation in the debug ...
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Bluetooth Speakers and connectivity

My Bluetooth speaker (Bose mini sound link ) disconnects automatically on my Ubuntu 18.04 bionic . after restarting it works but then again stops by itself . when i check in the connection settings it ...
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Bluetooth is unable to search devices on Dell vostrol 14

I am recently switched from Windows to ubuntu. One thing which I was behind is conencting bluetooth from my laptop to other devices tried all the possible ways which are on internet. every time i ...
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Lubuntu 18.10 - Xbox One controller not automatically reconnecting via Bluetooth

When I pair the controller for the first time, everything is fine, the controller is paired, it works and is recognized by jstest and emulationstation. The problems happen when the controller gets ...
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Bluetooth connected no sound i3wm

Connected to bluetooth headphones, but the audio stream doesn't work. When I switch to try and use it as a headset, audio works, but is of phone call quality, and regular headphone stream doesn't work ...
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ubuntu 18.04 having problems with wifi and bluetooth

On my laptop Dell Vostro 14 3445, I am facing problem to start wifi and Bluetooth. I don't think that that is a hardware issue in my laptop as it would work with the windows OS before I switch to ...
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Bluetooth speaker doesn't connect on the first try

I have a bluetooth speaker setup. It turns on, but only after I click the on button about 10 times. I also can turn it on via command line, but again after running the command about 10 times. ...
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when i connect the bluetooth headset the wifi does not work

When I connect the bluetooth headset the wifi does not work, and when I disconnect the bluetooth headset the wifi goes back to work. What could it be? I am using Ubuntu 18.08 LTS, Samsung Notebook. ...