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Questions related to BlueZ, the official Linux Bluetooth protocol stack.

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How to always connect via Blueman instead of the default Bluetooth manager

I have problems with my Bluetooth device in Ubuntu 22.04. It acts very oddly. It connects to the device, but most of the time, it disconnects after 15 seconds. After searching lots of forums and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Bluetooth service running but blueman is not working

I have the bluetooth service running: $ sudo systemctl status bluetooth.service ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled; vendor ...
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Bluetooth not working No default controller avaible

I have Ubuntu 20.04 I looked for other people that have similar problem but any answer cannot help me, it's like speaking the wall, you think you are doing something but not. I installed, reinstalled, ...
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Device BLE connects and disconnects instantly intel NUC 11, ubuntu 20

context: I'm trying to connect a blood pressure monitor via BLE on my intel NUC 11. I have another pc, dell xps 15 where I can connect without problem (using the script below). config (my two pcs have ...
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Bluetooth not working on Ubuntu 20.04 even after showing active in systemctl

Hello Ubuntu community! A newbie Ubuntu user here, and this is officially my first post in StackExchange. As the title mentioned, Bluetooth is not working and through Settings, I cannot enable it. It ...
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bluetooth not working

I have an ongoing problem with Bluetooth on Ubuntu 20.04 The Bluetooth is on, though the system shows that is off (see the image). I reinstalled all bluez drivers, restarted Bluetooth services, ...
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unable to install blueman on ubuntu 20.04 while bluetooth not working [duplicate]

after installation of ubuntu 20.04 on my old asus (x550vb) laptop my bluetooth is not working. I have dualboot with windows and bluetooth is working fine there. What I found that bluetooth package ...
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Upgrading BlueZ failes with: Install GLib >= 2.28 is required

I'm trying to connect my Keychron K3 keyboard with my PC via bluetooth, but the keyboard is not listed. So I've tried it on my office laptop there it works. Both devices running Ubuntu 21.10 with ...
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Bluetooth disappears when I suspend the pc or close the lid

My bluetooth disappears when I suspend the pc. I heard it's a pretty common problem. On all questions on this website, the answer was always to upgrade bluez because the version 5.28 was buggy. On my ...
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BlueZ gives 'Missing CAP_NET_ADMIN permission' error

I need to identify the source of problem. The error message is: qt.bluetooth.bluez: Missing CAP_NET_ADMIN permission. Cannot determine whether a found address is of random or public type. qt.bluetooth....
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Bluetooth stopped connecting

I was using my wireless earbuds on Ubuntu (20.04) without any problems for a month, but yesterday they got disconnected abruptly and nothing won't connect to the bluetooth. In regular bluetooth ...
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blueman-manager not starting

Bluetooth was not working on my Ubuntu 20.04. So after reading some other answers on this forum and installing some packages, when I run blueman-manager it doesn't start and gives the this error. The ...
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Does Bluez support scanning periodic advertisements defined in Bluetooth 5.0 Specification?

Is there anyway using btmon or other commands in the Bluez5.50 to scan and capture periodic advertisements data? Thank you, David
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BlueZ, controller not working with every bluetooth services but some of them yes

I'm not really advanced with linux but this seems like a beginner problem I can't solve. I have a controller ( BLE controller running Zephyr hci_usb sample ) and it only works with a couple bluetooth ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 Bluetooth Soundbar Yamaha ATS-1080 won't auto-connect

I cannot get my Bluetooth soundbar to auto-connect, so I have to manually connect it every time. Also, in the Gnome Bluetooth Settings I have to click connect twice, the first time, it just ...
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My laptop can't find my bluetooth mouse, otherwise bluetooth works fine

Basically I have a Microsoft Designer Mouse that works on my personal laptop (dual boot) on W10 and another laptop on Arch but I can't find it in any way using Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. I tried with stock ...
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Failed to pair: org.bluez.Error.ConnectionAttemptFailed

Trying to Connect to My Bluetooth Device Using bluetoothctl : * bluetoothctl Agent registered [CHG] Device 46:0F:5B:A4:2D:69 RSSI: -12 [CHG] Device 46:0F:5B:A4:2D:69 Name: OnePlus Buds Z [CHG] Device ...
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Marley Exodus ANC Bluetooth headphone won't pair in 21.04

I just bought a new Bluetooth headphone, the Marley Exodus ANC, but it won't pair with my PC (Intel NUC) in Ubuntu 21.04. When trying to connect from GNOME settings, it attempts to pair but it just ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard getting disconnected repeatedly

My Bluetooth keyboard is getting disconnected repeatedly. When I press a keystroke, keyboard tries to connect to the laptop but after it connects, it get disconnected immediately. My laptop has Intel ...
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Bluetooth issues on Ubuntu 20.04

Ubuntu 20.04 vcomputercrashes every time I try to look for devices to pair. Bluetooth is active. I use a USB to bluetooth adapter and the computer recognizes it. I don't know what else to do. [
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AirPods Pro stuttering and glitches audio on Ubuntu 20.04.2

As the title says. My hardware is DELL XPS 13 9380 lspci -knn | grep Net -A2 02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Qualcomm Atheros QCA6174 802.11ac Wireless Network Adapter [168c:003e] (rev 32) ...
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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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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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Bluetooth Earbuds Issue on Ubuntu

I have a pair of earbuds that r not working with my ubuntu setup. The earbuds work fine on mobile devices (android/ios) and Windows machines. Ever since I shifted to Linux they stopped working. I ...
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Bluetooth does not work since installing Lubuntu 20.04 LTS

After a clean install of Lubuntu 20.04 I am unable to get Bluetooth to work. I have tried repair posted by Nam Nguyen answered May 11 '20 at 2:59 Ubuntu 20.04 bluetooth not working. His post relates ...
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Bluetooth Connection failed: Software caused connection abort

I got a new laptop and installed ubuntu 20.04 as I had on my previous laptop. Everything went smoothly and I could connect my Airpods. One morning I just couldn't and I've got this error since. I've ...
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Bluetooth error in Ubuntu 20.04

Hello I am trying to make my adapter discoverable but it displays me this:- after bluetoothctl [bluetooth]# scan on [bluetooth]# discoverable on Changing discoverable on succeeded [bluetooth]# scan on ...
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Virtual machine BLE support for Linux guest

I am using latest Ubuntu image as a guest on a Windows host. I want to use hcitool for ble the output is as follows: sudo hcitool lescan Set scan parameters failed: Input/output error Although I'm ...
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How can I get bluetooth working again in 20.04.1 and connect a ps3 controller via usb?

My bluetooth stopped working in 20.04.1 after running a bunch of commands trying to connect a ps3 controller last night Here's the list of commands I ran from cat ~/.bash_history: sudo apt-get install ...
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Bluetooth service fails and freezes after some time in Ubuntu 18.04

Recently bluetooth is giving a lot of problems in 18.04.5 LTS (I have the latest update), specially when I awake the laptop (I have no TLP installed). I updated bluez and nothing changed. Bluetooth ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 can't pair bluetooth devices

I just got my new linux computer today, and everything is working fine excepts the bluetooth. I can find bluetooth devices, but when I try to pair a device nothing happens. And when I checked the ...
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Bluetooth headphone crashes(freezes) my laptop screen

When i listen to songs or videos via my bluetooth headphones, it works fine for sometimes but after a while sound starts lagging and then my screen freezes and then needed to hard reboot. This happens ...
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Bluetooth not working on Linux Ubutu 18.04

I use Lenovo-ideapad-100-15IBY and Bluetooth not work on it. I tried everything. dmesg | grep -i blue [ 5.461174] usb 2-4: Product: Bluetooth Radio [ 37.717441] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22 [ 37....
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How to switch my phone to Headset Audio Gateway (HSP/HFP) in pulseaudio

I have connected my Raspberry Pi (running Ubuntu 20) to my phone by Bluetooth. It works well and the a2dp works as expected. I would now like the calls to work too but find myself unable to change the ...
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I have problems with bluetooth mouse and bluetooth headphones simultanously in Ubuntu 20.04

When starting up Ubuntu 20.04 on my laptop (a Dell XPS-9343), my mouse (a Logitech MX Anywhere 2) connecting successfully - only a few warnings are in the log ( bt_uhid_send: Invalid argument (22) ). ...
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Why bluetooth audio stops, then starts again (log file clearly shows the two states)

My system is Lenovo G50 with Ubuntu 20.04 64bit (8Gb RAM). After a fresh install of the OS I had bluetooth issue like always. This time I somehow managed to get the bt mouse and the bt headphones to ...
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Why do my BT headphones default to HSP/HFP upon connection >80% of the time?

I'm using Ubuntu 19.10 on a Dell XPS 13 9380. I've looked everywhere, even gone so far as digging through the Bluez source online to find the exact line of code or configuration that causes this ...
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"Alternate browser" to have Bluez/Blueman support browsing files in a mobile

Situation Using Ubuntu 16.04 I managed to activate the connection between a desktop computer and a Nokia 206 (with Bluetooth standard 2.1 EDR) mobile via a Bluetooth dongle. Please take note: The ...
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Why is there no pulse-audio sink created after connection to bluetooth device

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04.6 LTS. There is no pulse-audio sink created after connection to bluetooth device : Here's what I do : $ bluetoothctl [NEW] Controller 00:1A:7D:DA:71:04 sebastien-B206 [...
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How to make bluetooth audio work with Ubuntu 19.10?

Inspired by this article I tried to use my Samsung U Flex bluetooth headsets but I failed. It is not shown in the list of available devices although the headphones are put in the pairing mode and the ...
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bluez v5.50 - Cannot connect to Bluetooth earphones on Ubuntu 19.10

I have been running Ubuntu 19.10 for months on my notebook without a problem connecting my Bose Soundsport earphones. However, starting from a few days ago I could not connect the earphones using the ...
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Problems with Insignia Bluetooth mouse continually losing connection, then restablishes. HID connection errors

I have recently moved from 18.04 to 19.04 and started having problems with my Insignia Bluetooth mouse maintaining its connection. Looking at /var/log/syslog, it appears the root cause is the HID ...
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How can I fix Ubuntu not detecting my internal Bluetootth Interface Card?

I am new on AskUbuntu. I would like to ask if anybody has evere encountered and fixed my same problem. I have an ASUS N56JN and I am dualbooting Ubuntu with Windows10. Windows is correctly working ...
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Bluetooth headphones crashes laptop

When I'm working I listen to music over my Bluetooth headphones (Sennheiser HD 4.40) through Spotify. After some random minutes I hear a bit of a delay in the music, my Bluetooth mouse is lagging and ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 - Issues with bluetooth connecting then immediately disconnecting

When I was on Ubuntu 18.04 I had the same issue, and after trying multiple thing online (related to bluez) I was able to make it work. But I had to reinstall that Ubuntu and install a new Ubuntu 19....
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Unable to search for Bluetooth devices

After I switch on Bluetooth on Ubuntu 18.04, it's not able to search any devices. I ran rfkill list, and all was unblocked. rfkill list all 0: dell-rbtn: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard ...
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Unable to connect any bluetooth devices, but devices found

Kernel version: 5.0.0-37-generic. Using a wifi/ bluetooth intel card. Firmware is installed. Wifi is working probably. Rfkill is unblocked. I am very new to linux, and have read many similar ...
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Bluetooth headset pairs successfully, but does not play audio (18.04)

I'm trying to connect a bluetooth headset (Insignia NS-CAHBTEB01-B) to my computer, which is running an up-to-date install of Kubuntu 18.04. Everything seems to go smoothly at first -- I am able to ...
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Bluez stuck at high CPU and bluetooth not working

I am trying to get bluetooth running according to https://wiki.ubuntuusers.de/Bluetooth/Einrichtung/. However, as soon as I install bluez, the process bluetoothd takes very high CPU share and wont ...
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Cannot connect Airpods to 19.04 as Headset; can connect as Headphones

With Ubuntu 19.04, I try to connect some Airpods using Bluetooth. For that I've installed: Package: bluez Architecture: amd64 Version: 5.50-0ubuntu2 Multi-Arch: foreign Priority: optional Section: ...
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