A protocol used for low-range, low-power, low-speed communication between devices (phones, keyboard, mice etc...).

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Using bluez to access Bluetooth Low Energy devices?

I would like to connect to a Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE, Bluetooth Smart) device using a linux box with bluez and a bluetooth dongle. I have Orico BTA-402 dongle with CSR chipset; Ubuntu 14.04. I ...
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RFCOMM device seems to be missing (dev/rfcomm0)

I am trying to send and receive serial commands over bluetooth. I have installed pyBluez library. The issue is that while the rfcomm.conf exists there is no rfcomm0 in /dev/ directory. I rebooted but ...
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reconnect bluetooth mouse

I'm using a bluetooth mouse and keyboard via BlueZ. They were paired by the help of the tool bluetoothctl. When connecting them inside this cli-tool they both work perfectly. I'm looking for a way ...
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Pairing Bose QC 35 over Bluetooth on Fedora

I am running Fedora 24 with Gnome Shell. I try to pair my new Bose QuietComfort 35 over Bluetooth. I started using the Gnome interface. Unfortunately, the connection seems not to hold. It appears as ...
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Bluetooth Tethering, no IPv4 adresse at interface bnep0

I want to tether my mobile internet from my smartphone (OnePlus One, Android) to my Laptop (Debian 8). I want achieve this without using external tools. At the arch wiki page (https://wiki.archlinux....
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Error calling EVIOCSKEYCODE

I used journalctl -p 3 -xb and got this error message -- Logs begin at Thu 2016-06-23 22:48:08 AST, end at Sat 2016-06-25 13:15:23 AST. -- Jun 25 09:31:35 Almoullim systemd-udevd[268]: Error calling ...
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How can I debug why my built-in bluetooth is not working?

I would like to see bluetooth devices over my computer. I have a Asus x79 Deluxe which supports Bluetooth 4.0. It would be nice if that worked under Linux. I have installed the following packages: ...
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Use Debian Laptop as Bluetooth headset?

i want to use my laptop (Debian 8.4) as a bluetooth headset for my smartphone (OnePlus One, Android). This means not just audio of my phone, also incoming calls. I already managed to play normal ...
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Bluetooth automatically connects to a dongle and will not disconnect

I have a bluetooth dongle, acting as a beacon. I connect to it using my computer, which is running Ubuntu 15.10. The issue is that my computer automatically connects to it, and then I can't ...
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How to find out Bluez version from command line?

I am using some custom Linux distribution without any UI. I would like to find out the Bluez version through the command-line. How can this be done?
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Use desktop as bluetooth headset

My desktop's speaker is much better than my phones, so I want to use my desktop speakers in place of my cellphone's. It is inconvenient for me to use USB or the audio jack, so I am left with Bluetooth....
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Bluetooth BNEP takes a long time to load on boot Debian

My system takes a long time to boot and looking at dmesg output I found an entry with BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3 that takes around 27 seconds to load. Does anyone have a clue on how to speed ...
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How to use a bluetooth speaker?

I'm trying to use a bluetooth speaker, but don't get any sound. bluetoothctl shows the device as paired, trusted, and connected, and lists it as "serial port", "headset", "audio sink", and some ...
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Laggy, hanging, unstable bluetooth keyboard with Linux only

I have a laptop with Bluetooth broadcom 43142 module, and i had to copy firmware for it from Windows. Also i have Samsung Bluetooth Keyboard BKB-10.. Itt worrrks fine with Windoows 10, but under ...
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steps to troubleshoot bluetooth dongle?

How do I troubleshoot, or at least gather more data in order to troubleshoot, a bluetooth dongle? In particular, from the CLI. On a lower level, I can see the bluetooth hardware: thufir@mordor:~$ ...
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Bluetooth scan does not find any bluetooth device

I am running Linux Mint 17.2 64bit on a Acer Aspire-VN7-791G. Bluetooth seems to be working - at least I can turn it on - but when scanning for other devices nothing is found. lspci returns the ...
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How to configure a connection interval in a BLE connection?

I have been using tools (hcitool, gatttool etc) from the BlueZ bluetooth protocol stack to connect to my BLE device. I have been able to successfully connect to the device and obtain data off it. My ...
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Linux Bluetooth, pincode timeout on android phone

I try to set up a basic RFCOMM server on my embedded linux. Everything works fine except that android let me 2 to 3 seconds to enter the pin on pairing. I use Bluez 4 : # bluetoothd --version 4.101 ...
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Cannot use internal bluetooth in kali

Hi I have some issues about internal bluetooth.. I have tried a lot of ways...But it still does not work... and when I do bluetoothctl list, it is empty.. root@kali:~# bluetoothctl [bluetooth]# list [...
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Bluetooth Pairing on Dual boot of Windows & Linux Mint/Ubuntu - Stop having to Pair Devices

When switching from Windows 7 or Windows 10 to Linux Mint/Ubuntu, you may find yourself having to pair your device again. This will happen every time you enter Ubuntu. Now, how do you prevent this? ...
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How to prevent bluetooth audio skipping with the A2DP profile on Arch Linux?

I am experiencing quite heavy audio skipping when streaming audio to my bluetooth speaker (Sony SRS-X3) using pulseaudio and Arch Linux on a T430. I think it is related to a known bug [1]. The speaker ...
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RT3592BC8 Bluetooth and FreeBSD

Several years ago (in 2008) I purchased a HP ProBook which I now want to sell because I got a newer laptop in January 2016. The ProBook is a Celeron Dual Core with 4GB of RAM and 250GB HDD. I have two ...
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Make bluetooth device invisible / disable incoming pairing

I am using the bluez package for my bluetooth usb dongle on ubuntu server. I want to be able to initiate bluetooth connection from the dongle to a device, however a device itself shall not be able to ...
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Connecting usb keyboard, bluez-simple-agent missing

I'm attempting to connect my Logitech k810 usb keyboard to my Debian Jessie machine. Connecting using this guide has worked well in the past. The problem is that a step in the guide requires the ...
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Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 strange behavior

I'm using a Bluetooth Logitech Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630 on linux (Arch linux with GS 3.x). It works fine 90% of the time. Then suddenly it happens that it starts sending strange inputs like if I'm ...
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cannot get A2DP mode work with my bluetooth headphones on Gnome

In Gnome, while I can connect my bluetooth headphones in HFP/HSP mode, I can't get them to connect in A2DP mode which is what I need. Surprisingly, I can connect it in A2DP mode in KDE in just one ...
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Kali: Bluetooth adapter is not working

My Bluetooth adapter is not working. I tried to connect to my device using graphical interface, but the button connects not working. So, I had to use command line, but this time I get the error: root ...
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How to receive files via bluetooth in Centos?

I've read the GNOME Help for Centos 7 in order to receive files from my phone via bluetooth. It suggests me to enable Bluetooth Sharing in Settings → Sharing, and switch Save Received Files to ...
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Detect bluetooth button press in terminal

I have a bluetooth earpiece samsung HM1100 and im trying to detect its button press in terminal. I have tried this, but hcitool scan is not detecting my earpiece. But it detects other laptops. Is ...
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How do I connect and send data to a bluetooth serial port on Linux?

I'm trying to setup a virtual serial port though a USB-Bluetooth adapter on Linux and send a message to it through an Android device. I'm on kernel 3.6. I'm able to pair to the device successfully ...
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Asus Bluetooth Dongle with Atheros (ath3k) chip - OpenSUSE - probe failed with error -5

I'm trying to use an Asus USB Bluetooth Dongle in OpenSUSE. Unfortunately when I plug it in, dmesg gives me the following output: usb 8-2: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 3 usb 8-...
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Bluetooth manager window won't open

I'm using a USB Bluetooth dongle on my Raspberry Pi. So far I managed to connect the device and pair it using the terminal. Yet the desktop/GUI Bluetooth manager won't open. I can see the icon on the ...
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Using Bluetooth inside a netns

Is there a way to use Bluetooth inside a network namespace? For some reason, almost no program is able to work with Bluetooth devices at all. To simplify, here are the (almost) last lines from strace ...
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Problem with bt-autoconnect 1.0.2 on Debian (raspberry pi 2 Jessie )

Sorry to ask it here, but I tried to run bt-autoconnect v 1.0.2 on Debian but it seems the my Bluetooth dongle is not detected. It's a CSR v4.0 dongle. Since it is not detected, it doesn't connect to ...
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Broadcom Bluetooth adapter: ID 0a5c:2148 Broadcom Corp. BCM92046DG-CL1ROM Bluetooth 2.1 Adapter

I have this dongle for a while now and it never really worked. At first it wasn't even recognized, and now it pretends to work, so progress is being made... I do have another dongle and that works, so ...
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CLI connection from Raspberry Pi3 to bluetooth in solar PV inverter

I am new to bluetooth & trying to learn more so I can connect to my inverter. We have been able to use various command-line tools to: - scan & find my bluetooth mac address. - browse the mac &...
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Raspberry Pi bluetooth keyboard not responding

I am running Debian Jessie on a Raspberry Pi (specifically 2 B model) and I have bluetooth working and a generic bluetooth keyboard paired and connected. Even so, nothing that I type on the kb will ...
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Pair with another computer using Bluetooth LE (+ select pairing mod)

I have 2 computers running Ubuntu 14.04. How can I pair the 2 computers using Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and be able to select the pairing mode used. (Among NC, OOB, Passkey Entry and Just Works.)
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Bluetooth adapter not found Ubuntu 14.04

I know this has been asked a lot, but I have tried almost every possible answer and it still isn't working. I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus C300 chromebook through crouton, and I can't ...
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Linux Mint - No Sound

I'm currently using Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa and when I installed it in the first place months ago the sound and everything worked fine. It still does in fact, the problem is that none of the system sound ...
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bluetooth mouse disconnects

I'm using Debian Jessie (testing). I have a bluetooth mouse (Microsoft Sculpt Comfort) and I can pair it and use it ok, but after some time of inactivity (around 10 minutes) it stops working, I have ...
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Bluetooth/WiFi Problems in Linux Mint

Recently I installed Linux Mint 17.3 on a Lenovo laptop. I discovered initially that it couldn't detect wireless networks because my wifi card chipset is currently not supported, which I decided to ...
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Connect to two bluetooth audio sinks

I have two bluetooth audio receivers, one in the living room, and one in my bedroom. I connect to those from my laptop. Both receivers are visible from most places in my house. My plan is that I ...
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Trying to connect HL-Z300 headset on Ubuntu 15.10

I recently purchased this cheap bluetooth thingy from a Chinese manufacturer that basically is a clip-on headset with built-in microphone and with a optional audio jack plug for earphones. It ...
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Debian8(jessie) doesn't detect bluetooth

when i use hcitool dev sudo hcitool dev Devices: rfkill list 0: acer-wireless: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked: no 1: acer-bluetooth: Bluetooth Soft blocked: no ...
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what exactly is the role of device driver in the bluetooth stack (bluez or bluedroid)

I have a bluetooth USB dongle and I wish to get a grasp of what the USB device driver that will be assigned to the bluetooth USB dongle will do and which part of the bluetooth stack it will cover. I ...
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How to pair and do data transfer to mobile from embedded linux board using bluez?

We are using Bluez stack in our our embedded linux boards for attached wifi chip on UART interface. Now we are able to scan and get the device name using hcitool. Now need to pair the device with the ...
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Connect bluetooth mouse Mint/Ubuntu

My bluetooth mouse I'm trying to connect this mouse by blueman device manager on mint 17.3 (kernel 4.4.4) I tried few different solutions in internet, but no success. On Windows 10 everything works ...
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Magic Mouse keeps disconnecting

I am using a bluetooth Apple Magic Mouse under KDE on Fedora 23, and it keeps disconnecting (or rather, becoming unresponsive until it reconnects). The disconnection frequency increases after the ...
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Bluetooth not functioning in Lenovo y50-70

I am using Linux Mint 17.3 and eventhough the bluetooth icon appears and am able to toggle the bluetooth on/off still no device appears when scanning. The output of commands: $ lsusb Bus 004 Device ...