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Questions tagged [bluez]

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

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FATAL: Module bluez not found in directory /lib/modules/4.17.0-1-amd64

Bluetooth isn't working but, bluez is already at the newest version 5.50-1. And it also showing No Bluetooth adapters have been found, though it's working properly on Windows 8.1
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Use a2dp profile to have headphones be used as input [duplicate]

I was wondering if it's possible to use my headphones+microphone just as a microphone using a2dp profile. I have problems using HSP because the quality of sound is very poor so i was thinking of ...
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Upgrade to 18.x bluetooth problems: hci0: last event is not cmd complete (0x0f)

Since I've upgraded tot Ubuntu 18.04 (and afterwards to 18.10) I'm having problems with Bluetooth connection. For instance, the music with my Bluetooth speaker lags seriously. Upon investigating ...
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bluez, pulseaudio, and ofono crashes and problems in iMX8 - Wayland

I have been trying to develop an application that has media playback, media control, and telephony with i.MX8 QuadMax MEK board. I use Yocto fsl-imx-wayland distro, which uses Wayland desktop with ...
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Bluetooth mouse does not reconnect

I have a Microsoft Wedge Touch Mouse that I can connect to both an Ubuntu 14.04 and an Ubuntu 18.04 systems. When the 14.04 system resets, wakes up or powers on, the mouse will reconnect automatically....
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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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Microsoft Sculpt Mouse connection issue

I recently updated to 18.04 and now I have problems with a mouse that I used before without any issues. I already tried updating my bluez Version to 5.50 but that didn't help. After the PC went to ...
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Bluetooth Network access point setup

I want to setup a ubuntu device as bluetooth NAP, then other linux device(Raspberry pi or UDOO) can access the internet by connecting the ubuntu device using bluetooth. My ubuntu device is server iso,...
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Installing BlueZ 5.50 doesn't update bluetoothd

I'm trying to install BlueZ 5.50 on Ubuntu 16.04 because I need MIDI support. I compiled and installed it as follows: sudo apt-get install libudev-dev sudo apt-get install libical-dev sudo apt-get ...
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Bluetooth PAN: permanent piconet

I need to create a PAN with BlueZ 5, to form a piconet (the most basic Bluetooth network) and send TCP/IP traffic on it. I must not share internet access, it should be a simple private PAN between the ...
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Bluetooth bluez and blueman-applet Xubuntu 18.04

I have a basic and fully updated install of Xubuntu 18.04, and bluetooth doesn't work properly. If I try to turn it off in the xfce panel (blueman-applet), nothing happens. If I exit the applet, it of ...
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how do I download bluetooth?

my blue tooth was working, after the recent software update, bluetooth will not connect. I can see my laptop bluetooth on my mobile phone, but when i search for my blue tooth speaker, it does not show ...
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No Bluetooth on Lenovo Ideapad since upgrade to 18.04

I never had any issues with Bluetooth on this machine before. However, my local adapter is not recognized anymore ever since I did a clean install of Bionic Beaver. lsusb sees it: Bus 002 Device 006:...
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Blueman manager sets headphones as keyboard

I bought a pair of bluetooth headphones, and after many tries I managed to pair them with Ubuntu 16.04. Unfortunately, blueman manager shoes that they are a keyboard, and while the first time I right-...
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Cannot pair bluetooth designer mouse with ubuntu 16.04 due to bluez AuthenticationTimeout error

Having bought a new low-energy bluetooth designer mouse recently, I was unable to connect it to my new hp pavilion. Judging by the amount of threads problems with bluetooth connection on ubuntu are no ...
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Ubuntu 17.10 - Bluetooth service “inactive (dead)”

I have all of a sudden a problem with my Bluetooth on Ubuntu 17.10. The UI tells me it's Off, and I can still turn it off (which is strange). Then I tried to purge/reinstall Bluez, and used a lot ...
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Unable to pair Bluetooth device

I am looking to pair Bluno nano but unfortunately I am unable to pair it to my PC - Ubuntu 16.06 and Bluetooth daemon 5.49. Here is the debug information. In case if you need more information let me ...
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how to launch Bluez on Lubuntu

Trying to launch a BT adapter/manager(default installed on Lubu)a little window informs me that it cannot because there's no Bluez launched. In terminal: sudo apt install bluez, it answers: Bluez is ...
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(pulseaudio) bluez5-util.c: GetManagedObjects() failed: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply

I was looking through my logs and I found this at the top: [pulseaudio] bluez5-util.c: GetManagedObjects() failed: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.NoReply: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include:...
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Can't login or do a recovery boot since I uninstalled bluetooth

I was trying to get a new bluetooth keyboard and mouse working on my Ubuntu 14.04 laptop and have managed to totally mess up my system. I am wondering what my options are. I was following this guide: ...
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bluez5 : Cannot connect to a paired bluetooth device on Ubuntu 17.10

I'm using bluez v5.46 on Ubuntu 17.10 and I cannot connect to a paired bluetooth device. Here is the output of the bluetoothctl command : $ bluetoothctl [NEW] Controller 6C:0B:84:27:43:66 ...
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16.04 LTS: bluetooth still running after turning it OFF, impossible to really stop bluetooth

The Problem: After bluetooth has been turned OFF via panel control, it still running, as the following command shows: sudo systemctl status bluetooth ● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service ...
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Where can I get bluez-utils for 17.10?

Commands like sudo bt-device -s 00:00:00:00:00:00 result in the following: Discovering services... Failed to start SDP discovery. Please make sure you have bluez-utils installed on your system. ...
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DualShock 4 controller audio I/O over Bluetooth

It works by default if you plug in USB, showing two new output devices, S/PDIF and analog. Selecting analog allows you to hear through the 3.5 jack. There's also an input, it works too. However, when ...
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Bluetooth not working [duplicate]

I've been messing up with my laptop's bluetooth. It never worked and I had written tons of lines to try to make it work, but none of them made it functional... I don't know what happens, and lately I ...
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How to install bluez5.47?

When I build and install bluez 5.47, on restart, the same bluetooth 5.37 daemon starts. How to switch to the newly built 5.47?
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Unable to discover devices via bluetooth

I'm unable to connect a bluetooth mouse and keyboard to my machine. /etc/bluetooth$ bluetoothd D-Bus setup failed: Connection ":1.106" is not allowed to own the service "org.bluez" due to ...
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Bluetooth panic

I have a VM where I'm passing in a USB Bluetooth adapter. Recently it started throwing errors every few hours like this. https://i.stack.imgur.com/7LpQF.png I tried removing bluez, and it stopped, ...
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Connecting with Google Home via Bluetooth

If I try to connect to my Google Home Mini via bluetooth, by saying "Okay Google Bluetooth Pairing", the connection just fails. If I do pair [mac-address] via bluetoothctl it just tries to pair ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 / 17.10 pulseaudio bluetooth iOS volume control

I have been struggling to get to control my pulseuadio volume from the iPhone volume slider. I fixed it using this here: bluetoothd --plugin=a2dp But there is no onscreen display that shows this ...
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Problem with Hidclient on Ubuntu 16.04 and Raspberry Pi 3

I`m struggling to get hidclient to work on raspberry Pi 3 running Ubuntu 16.04. I am completely new to linux, so please forgive me basic mistakes. Author page: https://anselm.hoffmeister.be/computer/...
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Bluez speaker support with Bluez 4.101

I have been experimenting with bluez for audio streaming specifically. I would like to know if it is possible to stream audio to external bluetooth speaker using bluez 4.101? I have tried the same ...
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DBus bluez properties - Volume

I am trying to find commands to set and get volume of bluetooth headphones from the terminal. There are VolumeUp and VolumeDown methods available in org.bluez.MediaControl1 interface: $ dbus-send --...
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Bluetooth Connection using Pybluez on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

So, I recently got into Bluetooth programming and I have no previous experience with it. What I'm trying to do is to start my audio device, pair with it, then connect to it and play a bunch of test ...
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Lost bluetooth functionality after upgrading from 17.04 to 17.10

A day ago or before I updated from 17.04 to 17.10, I was able to connect my computer with my headphones via bluetooth. Now I can't. I thought maybe I needed to install Bluetooth Manager and ...
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Permanently changing the bluetooth class of my Lubuntu 17.04 netbook

Edit: It appears that transmitting the class is not important, I'm able to stream sound anyways, bluez is handling it all by itself. My phone knows that it's a laptop and not an actual portable sound ...
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Use ubuntu as bluetooth receiver

I am trying to make ubuntu detect and connect to a bluetooth transmitter. It does not work by default with the bluetooth setting dialog on 17.04 I have found Can I use my computer as an A2DP receiver ...
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How to update bluez on ubuntu (14.04) to 5.46

I have tried many things including steps here: I can't update BlueZ on Ubuntu 14.04 How to upgrade to the latest BlueZ version on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS? But still not able to get latest version ...
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bluetoothctl write on descriptor to enable notification

I'm having trouble on enabling notification of Bluetooth Low Energy Device, using bluetoothctl I'm able to connect to the device, however in gatttool i can't, It says connection refused (111). So I'm ...
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Why does bluetoothd show version 5.37 after installing Bluez 5.45?

I have downloaded and unpacked Bluez 5.45. I successfully ran ./configure make make install And I restarted my machine. bluetoothctl [bluetooth]#version Gives me Version 5.45, however bluetoothd -...
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Bluetooth Speaker not doing A2DP Ubuntu Gnome 17.04

Got a Logitech X300, it wont connect via A2DP. I have done few things in Pulse and /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf to not avail. Please help. I just want things to work and get on with my life. This is ...
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Snap bluez on Rasperry Pi 3 - “no default controller”

When trying to install bluez (5.44-2) on ubuntu 16.04 IoT Core bluez.bluetoothctl cannot find any default controller? $ snap interfaces | grep blue bluez:service bluez:client :bluetooth-...
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Commands and dependencies for bluetooth Speaker to work for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I have a bluetooth speakers and bluetooth dongle. Bluetooth dongle connected to PC. Now i want to listen songs in my Bluetooth speakers. So I need terminal commands to connect to my Bluetooth speaker ...
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How to compile Bluez btmgmt on Ubuntu Core?

I'm moving a script from Ubuntu 16.04 to Ubuntu Core 16. In the process I am also moving from Bluez 5.37 to the version provided with the Bluez snap, 5.44-2. In the Bluez snap, the btmgmt tool is not ...
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Unable to switch off bluetooth [xubuntu 16.04]

This is an extention of another question: D-Bus setup failed: Name already in use I have the same problem. Trying to execute below command (with bluez-5.37 and Xubuntu 16.04): ~/tmp/bluez/bluez-5.37$...
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AuthenticatedFailed error when pairing bluetooth mouse bluetoothctl

I've been at this all day with no luck. I'm trying to pair my Logitech MX Master (bluetooth mouse) on Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. The mouse shows up in gnome's bluetooth settings panel but trying to pair ...
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Is there a way to find out which Bluetooth device is plugged into which USB port?

I'm using two Bluetooth adaptors with BlueZ, both are the same device but with different types of antenna, is there any method to find out which usb port the identifier on BlueZ (hci0/hci1) is ...
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Bluetooth unable to connect to headphones after ubuntu 17.04 upgrade

After upgrading dist to 17.04 I am unable to connect any bluetooth headphones. devices and discoverable and their are pairing, but connection failed. Connect through bluetooth-manager failed with ...
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How do we get RSSI values from Bluetooth beacons (estimote to be specific) in Linux?

I need to get distances from multiple bluetooth beacons for triangulation so that I can do indoor positioning. I have tried to give as many relevant details as possible. This project is for an RPi, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth not working

I have checked all the necessary packages required for Bluetooth to work as bluez is installed but it doesn't work. the output ofdpkg --status bluez shows conflicts with bluez-audio and bluez-utils ...