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

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Hang after S3 resume - Bluetooth: hci0: Opcode 0xfc1e failed: -16

I have an MSI board with built in Intel AX200 BT and Wifi. This is on kernel: iwlwifi 0000:29:00.0: loaded firmware version 77.ad46c98b.0 cc-a0-77.ucode op_mode iwlmvm After successfully booting ...
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Bluetooth audio crackling sound

I'm using a Thinkpad E14 under Debian 12 with KDE Plasma, and listening to music through bluetooth in A2DP. When I use a large bandwidth of Wifi (streaming video, or uploading/downloading files) the ...
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Command not found for connecting bluetooth device

I've been attempting to connect my bluetooth device (simple earbuds) to my laptop but each attempt is a miserable failure. I checked my settings and I only receive a message which reads "no ...
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Bluetooth mouse stuck in disconnection loop

In order to fix another Bluetooth-related issue (file transfer not working), I had to reinstall bluez and blueman on my Debian 13 desktop. However, since then, my Bluetooth mouse experience issues. ...
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How to change default Bluetooth device on Fedora Linux

I have a problem where for some reason or another the internal Bluetooth doesn't work on my custom built desktop. Hench, I've bought several external usb adapters to try and fix the problem. I launch ...
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How Can I acheive one-to-many communication between emulated Bluetooth controllers using bt-virt

I have a requirement that there is a sender (virtually emulated one) that has to transmit to two different virtually emulated bluetooth controllers.How can this be acheived?
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How to enable Bluetooth on the Raspberry Pi 3B with Void Linux?

I have a RPI 3B with Void Linux, I've searched a lot on Google how to enable Bluetooth, but I can't find solutions.... Here are the things I have already done: Followed to the letter the indications ...
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Complex Audio Issues with Logitech Zone Vibe 125 on Debian Linux and Zoom Interaction

I am facing multiple issues with my Logitech Zone Vibe 125 headphones, which are connected via Bluetooth to my Debian Linux system. Each time I launch Zoom, I encounter no audio output. While I can ...
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Keyboard after connecting still not working

I connected my keyboard in linux mint: but strangely i can't still type with the keyboard. Can someone help me?
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bluetooth stopped working on CachyOS

I've always had problems with the Bluetooth in this distro , it ended up being half-assed by un mounting and re mounting btusb using modprobe. After that i could use it for a mouse. It wasn't perfect ...
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Bluetooth headphones disconnect when started in auto-connect mode

I am using the GNOME variant of Ultramarine Linux (a Fedora-based distro) version 39 as my primary Linux distro. I have a pair of headphones I bought for cheap from AliExpress. For some reason the ...
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Access denied error when trying to start a GATT server in Jetson Nano

I'm writing a GATT server application using this article as basis. My initial code runs fine on my Linux laptop, but fails on my Jetson Nano (running an nVIDIA-tweaked version of Ubuntu 18.04) with an ...
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Bluetooth Manager in Linux Mint not working

I have a problem with bluetooth on my Linux device: I did some troubleshooting and reinstalled bluetooth and blueman. I then did the following: /etc/init.d/bluetooth start /etc/init.d/bluetooth ...
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Bluetooth Adaptor Unable to Detect Headphones

My computer runs Mint 20.1. I got some new Bluetooth headphones and an USB Bluetooth adapter. I installed Wine, downloaded the adapter's driver (double-checking the hardware version to make sure it ...
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How do I setup a multiuser Pulseaudio Bluetooth configuration

While investigating sporadic Bluetooth connection problems in my workstation (Ubuntu 22.04), I discovered that other instances of pulseaudio in the same machine, started by other users, somehow ...
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peppermintOS (Debian-based): bluetooth speakers detected, but never appear as sink

I installed PeppermintOS on my ASUS mini PC (PN53). All hardware works great, except that Bluetooth will pair with either of my two external Bluetooth speakers, but the audio subsystem won't detect ...
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Wacom Intuos CTL-6100WL connects but doesn't work on Manjaro over bluetooth

I'm trying to connect Wacom Intuos CTL-6100WL tablet to a Manjaro Linux machine. Everything works if I connect it via usb cable. When I connect it via bluetooth, the bluetooth device manager finds the ...
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Bluetooth earphones doesn't connect automatically

After Alpine installation, I paired and trusted the earphone using bluetoothctl. I have pipewire working, and pipewire-pulse installed (don't know how to check if it works). These earphones worked ...
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Plasma 5.27.8 Microsoft keyboard switch expression key to right ctrl

I have a Microsoft Designer Compact Keyboard. I recently installed Kubuntu and wanted to use the "expression key" key as a right ctrl. In windows it was a simple solution, changing the key ...
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Wireplumber on Debian 12 do not auto-switch a2dp to HSP/HFS on Skype call start

I have Debian 12 OS and use Bluetooth headphones, but every time I make a Skype call, I need to switch from Headset to Handsfree in Gnome sound settings manually. I read some articles about ...
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Puzzled on connect BLE printer from Linux

I am working on an embedded Linux system (kernel-5.10.24), where there is BT controller in system. Now I am testing it with a BLE printer. I got puzzled when I did following tests. run bluetoothd -- -...
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Failed to connect BLE printer from Linux system with reason 0x13

I am working on an embedded Linux system (5.10.24), where there is WIFI+BT controller in system. I have built and installed Bluez5-5.54 in the system, and I want to connect a BLE printer to test the ...
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Enable/disable bluetooth without sudo

I'm using Debian and I would like to enable/disable the Bluetooth without sudo. Bluetooth is working perfect for me via bluez and I manage it through "blueman-applet". When I disable it, I ...
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Mercusys AXE5400 Wi-Fi+bluetooth card, bluetooth doesn't work

I bought myself a new PCIe WiFi card which has a built-in bluetooth controller and got it all set up. The WiFi side of things was straightforward and has been working stably since I first installed ...
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Quizzical bluetooth boot error on Linux 6.5 kernel

I recently upgraded the kernel on my KUbuntu 22.04 desktop machine to version 6.5.0-14. It now will not boot successfully to the default kernel, with the error message: [5.something-something] ...
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Bluetooth and Sound not Working

My Bluetooth and sound are not working in Ubuntu. I reinstalled Windows 11 and there is also a problem with drivers. I contacted the service center and they provided me custom drivers and my Bluetooth ...
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"The setup of CorePrint-B647 has failed"

Got one of those "Chinese Special" bluetooth thermal printers that connect to your mobile phone (in this case, branded "Core Innovations" and a model "CTP500TD"). It's, ...
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Pause audio playback when bluetooth speaker disconnects

I'm looking for a way to automatically pause audio when the Bluetooth speaker I'm playing audio on disconnects. I've seen this feature on Android, and I'd like to have it on my desktop as well. Here ...
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Bluez AVRCP "server" - How to provide track metadata?

It is very easy to get track metadata from a BT player with AVRCP - you just have to get property "Track" of "org.bluez.MediaPlayer1" interface. But when the the player is ...
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Bluetooth mouse randomly stops working

With the new updates to F39, my MX Master mouse stops working at random intervals. It could be a few seconds to an hour or more. Bluetooth still thinks the mouse is connected, which I know because ...
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How to connect to bluetooth device quicker after system startup

When I turn on my PC, it takes a while (30 to 60 seconds I would guess) between arriving at the login screen and my bluetooth keyboard being connected. Is there a way to speed this up? I don't think ...
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Why can't I trust a Bluetooth device which is not available?

$ bluetoothctl trust 00:1E:B5:8F:38:1E Device 00:1E:B5:8F:38:1E not available I'm able to trust it, if it turns up in scans, but why can't I just add a trust without the device being available?
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Dell laptop, Bluetooth stop working after firware upgrade

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS on my Dell Inspirion laptop. After the last firmware upgrade (Dec, 2d, 23) the blutooth stop working. I can't see a bluetooth ddevice even in the bios info page and ...
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Bluetoothctl stops advertising after quit

I'm trying to create a BLE-server. For this I use bluetoothctl with these commands: menu advertise name MyDevice back advertise on menu gatt register-service 8733587e-8f8a-11ee-b9d1-0242ac120002 yes ...
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Where to Report Firmware issue?

I have a TP-Link UB500 Bluetooth 5 adapter which I use with a wireless keyboard and mouse on my Linux Mint machine. This adapter uses an RTL8761 chip. After a recent update Linux mint version update I ...
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Bluetooth not working, `Bluetooth: hci0: FW download error recovery failed (-19)`

I'm trying to connect to bluetooth headphones using bluetoothctl without success. Here are the logs: from bluetoothctl: [bluetooth]# connect 6C:D3:EE:E2:D2:D7 Attempting to connect to 6C:D3:EE:E2:D2:...
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What is blueman-manager process doing more than bluedevil does already?

I have this odd problem in Plasma/Kubuntu on a Macbook: bluetooth audio being lost after media pause - with two UE Boom speakers (2 and 3). The Plasma BT tool is bluedevil, as said here on Discuss. I ...
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Bluetooth Not Working on Debian: "No default controller available"

I'm facing an issue with Bluetooth on my Debian system, and I'm seeking assistance to troubleshoot and resolve the problem. Here are the details: Issue: When I try to scan for Bluetooth devices using ...
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Unable to set One plus bullets z2 neckband as both playback and speaker device

In Nobara Linux 38 KDE, I cannot set my One Plus Bullets z2 neckband as the playback device and speaker/microphone. When I put the option as the default headset, my system does use the speaker of the ...
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Restart issue for bluetooth in kali linux

I don't want to run sudo systemctl start bluetooth command after every restart to turn on my bluetooth service in kali linux; how to keep it running? I tried googling but couldn't find; also can you ...
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Supress bluetooth connection notifications by regex on the name of the connecting device

I run a manjaro system with i3 as a window manager and theblueman-applet. When I'm at work, the neighbours' machines continually connect and disconnect to my machine, resulting in annoying popups ...
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Hisense Vidaa file transfer from android and iPhone to Smart TV

My Hisense Vidaa TV is telling me that it is a Linux OS based system and want's me to continuously update my browser from google chrome which I've just used as the default browser, and in my settings ...
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Enforcing Secure Connections for Bluetooth Keyboards

I'm trying to pair my keyboard (Keychron K10 Pro) to my computer with Secure Connection enabled, but it appears to be using "Secure Simple Pairing" instead. I saw this question on Stack ...
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After an update in Debian 11 packages I can't get X server working well, bluetooth error logs continuously go to stdout

I'm getting some headaches recovering my Debian 11 system after an update of packages. I have installed nvidia-driver in Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop and it was working. After the updates, the welcome ...
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Does stopping bluetooth service powers it off as well?

Other things being equal, which of the three computers (after executing respective commands on them) would use the most energy? Which the least amount of energy? 1. bluetoothctl power off 2. ...
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Running hci lescan with timeout breaks the command

So the command sudo hcitool lescan outputs bluetooth addresses until ctrl+c is pressed. I want to have the command run for 20 seconds and capture the output. I tried running timeout 10 sudo hcitool ...
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Android refuses to connect to AVRCP service (BlueZ-5.69)

I have an old car with no native Bluetooth for audio, so to use my phone for music, I have a Bluetooth receiver connected to the 3.5mm aux jack in my car. The problem is controlling the playback on ...
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Bluetoth LE and Linux

I recently bought a Bluetooth LE keyboard and was able to connect to it only once with my Ubuntu 22.04 Thinkpad X1 Tablet, with failed connections every other time. As far as I can tell command line ...
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Fail to connect Bluetooth LE keyboard with bluetoothctl

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 on a Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Tablet gen 2. I recently bought a Lenovo Trackpoint Keyboard II which uses Bluetooth LE. Using a Stack Exchange post, I was able to get the ...
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Can Bluetooth headset/earbud controls be disabled/altered?

I have some Bluetooth earbuds (Edifier TWS1 Pro) connected to a laptop running Debian. (edit: with Cinnamon) When I tap either the left or right earbud, playback pauses/resumes. This is very annoying ...
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