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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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How to disable Bluetooth on startup Ubuntu 18.04?

How do you disable Bluetooth on startup? I found a few solutions but non of them worked, so I was wondering how can I create a script that will run on each system startup, and perform an action to ...
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Bluetooth sound + JBL FLIP, Ubuntu 18.04 (and 16.04..)

Unable to play sound with bluetooth speakers... getting a lot of pops/cracks delays. The weirdest thing is that from time to time it works well and the next day all of the sudden the sound is broken. ...
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Unable to connect bluetooth devices [on hold]

I'm unable to connect to Philips Flite Ultrlite SHB4405BK Bluetooth headphones, Wireless with Mic bluetoothctl [NEW] Controller 90:00:4E:E1:A4:59 Himanshu [default] [NEW] Device 00:11:67:AA:19:...
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Wi-Fi and Bluetooth are not working in Ubuntu 18.04.1 with Lenovo ideapad 330

I bought Lenovo Ideapad 330 with FreeDOS and install Ubuntu 18.04.1. I tried to connect wifi but it is showing "No wifi adapter found" 'make sure you have a wifi adapter plugged and turned on' and for ...
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Bluetooth dysfunction in Xubuntu 18.04

I am somewhat new to Linux, running a new/fresh Xubuntu install on an HP laptop. It runs flawlessly, except for Bluetooth. When I try to toggle Bluetooth in the panel, nothing happens -- the toggle is ...
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(K)ubuntu 18.04 - PulseAudio - Set Bluetooth Headphones As Default

I have a set of Bluetooth headphones connected to my XPS 13 laptop: Bluetooth devices They connect and sound fine, but the audio mixer seems to keep wanting to switch things back to the built in ...
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ubuntu 18.04 bluetooth not working Asus fx503vd

On my first install with ubuntu on this machine bluetooth was working fine. I did a new install once through a server method and this time from USB. Both time, which are the last two times, the ...
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Bluetooth not running on my Ubuntu 16.04

I tried to solve my problem with previous question that already asked but they don't work for me. I want to run my Bluetooth driver for connecting to other devices but my Bluetooth ,that I run from ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu but worked on Windows 10

I recently switched from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 18.04 and on my laptop, I have bluetooth. It worked fine on Windows 10 but now on Ubuntu, I can't turn bluetooth on and on the bluetooth settings window, ...
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I have Bluetooth in Windows 10 but “No Bluetooth Found” in dual-booted Ubuntu 18.04

Recently, I dual-booted my Windows 10 laptop with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. On Windows I have Bluetooth, moreover it works with my wireless headphone. In Ubuntu I can't turn on Bluetooth and get error "No ...
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How can I prevent bluetoothd from changing group of /var/run/sdp?

I'm developing an application that uses bluetooth. By default, /var/run/sdp is owned by root:root. In order to avoid permission errors when running the application without privileges, the typical ...
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Activating Bluetooth on Fujitsu Lifebook T441 using latest Mint 19 distro [closed]

I've installed Mint 19, which works well except the inbuilt bluetooth is not activated. Have installed Blueman but can't pair with other bluetooth devices. USB Bluetooth device will work fine. I'm ...
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Audio not working on Bluetooth Headset

I just installed Ubuntu 18 on my ThinkPad X230. It is like a dream, finally ditching Windows 10 for once and for all. But, whenever I try to connect my Bluetooth UBL headset, it doesn't work! It ...
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No Bluetooth Found - Plug in a dongle to use Bluetooth - Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I have an issue where my bluetooth randomly cuts out, like so: I have read some existing Ask Ubuntu posts on this issue. I followed this post: Bluetooth randomly cutting out in Ubuntu and ran sudo ...
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How to configure ubuntu to use bluetooth U2F key?

I have a pair of Google Titan security keys and want to configure ubuntu 18.04 to accept them for login. The instructions for a Yubikey here work well for USB. I haven't found a recipe yet to use ...
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18.04 bluetooth is just spinning

I was able to connect to bluetooth headphones one and it remembers them but the device just keeps spinning, and the remembered device is set to not set up, if i try to connect nothing happens
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How can I do an inbuilt compile of rtl8723be firmware into a custom linux kernel?

Issue The kernel I built/compiled, has erros loading the firmware for both the bluetooth and wifi as all modules are inbuilt I ran bret@asus:~$ sudo dmesg Wifi Error [ 2.428254] rtl8723be: ...
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Lag in bluethooth sound

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I am using a Bluetooth headphone. We have a two mode here: High Fidelity Playback Headset Head Unit When I select Headset Head Unit mode, it works fine and I never ...
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Bluetooth Headset High Fidelity

I have a peculiar issue. I can set my headset to use the High Fidelity Playback (A2DP Sink) with no problem. However, this changes my audio in device to my webcam. When I switch my Audio in device ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 bluetooth only 2 connections possible with sixad

after updating from 16.04 to 18.04, I can only successfully connect 2 of my 4 sixaxis controllers to my system, using sixad. It simply only accepts the first two controllers I turn on. Updating to ...
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Bluetooth notification for incoming file

recently I wanted to send one file from my phone to my Ubuntu 18.04 notebook, everything went well except that the PC didn't ask me if I wanted to recieve the file, it just began recieving. What if ...
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Can't connect to internet via bluetooth using on console

I have been using Xubuntu 16.04 on my up board device. I bought a USB Bluetooth adapter, and everything was working. But, I should connect to the internet while booting of my device. I used bt-...
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Bluetooth crashed

This morning bluetooth worked just fine, I'm on a new laptop (3rd day). And a few hours ago my headset just stopped making sounds. It did appear connected. So I disconnected, sound worked. But I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS not detecting bluetooth devices [duplicate]

My computer don´t detect any bluetooth devices. I have tried turning off the bluetooth on Windows, installing many packages but I doesn´t seem to work. Here is he output for the command uname -r; ...
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How to enable AptX for Bluetooth devices?

The answer here doesn't go over HOW to enable AptX if you have a compatible AptX dongle.
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I am having some troubles connecting my bluetooth headset on Ubuntu 18.04. I was able to connect it a couple of months ago, but probably something has changed after that. I have read answers to other ...
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Having a lot of problems with Ubuntu 18.04

Laptop - Asus X550L; 8 gb RAM, i7 - 4500U, 1.8GHz Wifi stops working after a while. I used to think when battery goes below 10% or so, (only in case of ubuntu) but nowadays, it is randomly switching ...
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Is it possible to remap bluetooth-earbud button presses?

I own a pair of OnePlus Bullets Wireless and am wondering if there's a way to set up custom button presses. For example, currently pressing the center button plays/pauses Spotify, but I'd like a ...
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Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 18.04

I am aware that this question has been asked before but none of the suggestions worked for me. Bluetooth was working fine in Ubuntu 16.04 LTE then I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04 and bluetooth no longer ...
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Microsoft Surface Mobile Mouse paired but not working

I just bougth a Microsoft Surface Mobile Mouse (Bluetooth). I' trying to pair it but nothing is working. Desperate for any help I'm running Elementary OS Loki, build on Ubuntu 16.04.5. I already ...
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Xbox One S Poweroff Timeout

I have an Xbox One S controller connected via Bluetooth on Ubuntu 18.04 and I use it for Steam games. It works great. However, it switches itself off after about 5 minutes of inactivity and I have to ...
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BCM43142A0 Broadcom Bluetooth doesn't work with Ubuntu 18.04

I can see that many people have problems with this, but many slightly different answers are adding to my confusion. hoping that someone can guide me through this specifically. I have a hp notebook ...
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Bluetooth connection shuts down when more then one device are connected for sometime

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04, on a recent Dell XPS 9570. I have a Logitech MX Ergo and a Bose QC 35, both connected via bluetooth. I paired the Bose as explained here I can work all day with my MX Ergo ...
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Lenovo Thinkpad E480 - Bluetooth not working in Ubuntu 18.04

I have recently purchased a Lenovo Thinkpad E480 laptop, I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on it, everything is working fine except its not able to switch on the Bluetooth. Please help. I followed this ...
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Wireless network and bluetooth adapter problems

*-network DISABLED description: Wireless interface product: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. vendor: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. physical id: 0 bus info: pci@0000:...
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How to turn bluetooth back on?

I listen to music, watch lectures, etc. on my laptop for college through bluetooth headphones. After an hour or so, the audio will just stop and the laptop will disconnect from my headphones. Not ...
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I cannot detect my wireless headphone in ubuntu 18.04 LTS

My headphone model is QCY-QY7, use bluetooth to connect with my laptop When i use win10, i use it normally but when i change to ubuntu 18.04 lts, my laptop cannot detect my headphone anymore. What i ...
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in/out high quality using headsets bluetooth

system automatically changes my audio settings to HFP/HSP(low quality). My laptop has Bluetooth 4.1 built in and my headset Sony works well when I use it with my mobile
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Cannot tether bluetooth between Samsung A3 and Ubuntu 18.04

I can do USB tethering (as connected right now) and also pair both devices through bluetooth (send/receive files); the network applet detects my phone as a network, but when I turn it on, a popup ...
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Bluetooth Headset stopped working after a while in 18.04

There are many times when first my Bluetooth Headset works and then stops working after that even if it is still connected. Speaker Headset If you observe carefully the image above, the profile for ...
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How can I get bluetooth headphones to connect automatically when they are turned on?

How can I get my Bluetooth headphone to connect automatically when I turn them on? They do that on KDE Plasma and with my phone, but not on Ubuntu 18.04. They are paired and working, but I have to ...
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Bluetooth doesn't work with Ubuntu 18.04 [BCM20702A1-13d3-3411]

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 in my Alienware 17, everything is running fine except the Bluetooth. It's active but I can't connect with my headphones, telephone and mouse. sudo dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [...
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Wireless headphones not working on 18.04

They successfully connect via bluetooth and when I test the sound from the settings, both sides work. However, when I try to listen to something on the internet (with firefox), I hear nothing. I ...
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Can't turn on bluetooth on Ubuntu 18.04

Suddenly, my Bluetooth stopped working in the middle of usage and I couldn't turn it on until I restart my machine. Bluetooth in the settings Bluetooth on Top bar Below is the output of my rfkill ...
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bluetooth is not visible

Im a new user to ubuntu and just installed ubuntu today. when i try to connect my bluetooth headphones with my laptop it is unable to find any device even my mobile phone can not find my laptop's ...
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Bluetooth malfunctioning

I'm a beginner with Ubuntu. I run this command and the output is as follows: [ 20.209709] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22 [ 20.209734] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 20....
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What cause the driver dependency issue in dual boot?

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and Windows 10 as dual boot (of course using grub menu with default entry of ubuntu). Since past few days I was unable to use bluetooth because it shows no bletooth ...
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bluetoothd fails to start Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

The bluetooth daemon is not running. Previous answers to similar questions have blamed some sort malfunction related to apparmor but I have completely uninstalled apparmor and the problem is still ...
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Bluetooth not visible on Asus x550 (18.04)

I disabled the Bluetooth sometime ago (windows I think) and now its not visible in 18.04 configuration Bluetooth tab. It simply says I have no device. Several posts refer to this problem with Asus ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 - Bluetooth Connection Flapping

I try to use my phone with my Kubuntu 18.04 PC and Bluetooth. I can pair it and the everything works a expected. When I get out of range it gets disconnected. No surprises so far. When I come back the ...