Questions tagged [bluetooth]

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

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How to Connect to Bluetooth under Artix (Arch) OpenRC

I have a Bluetooth USB adapter that I plug into my desktop PC to help me connect to Bluetooth stuff. It works perfectly under Windows 10. Except that I really can't get it to work with Artix OpenRC ...
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Can't access bluetooth speaker from the www-data user

I'm trying to launch audio files on a bluetooth speaker from a web server hosted on my Raspberry Pi 4. I'm using PulseAudio with the pulseaudio-module-bluetooth module. I can play music on the ...
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Bluetooth dongle drivers

I hope you can help me... I bought a bluetooth dongle (Logilink BT0054), and did want to get it working on linux. Whenever I plug it in, these messages appear in dmesg: [ 6185.169440] usb 1-4: new ...
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Detect Bluetooth adapter on 2005 PowerBook G4 running Void Linux

I am running Void-Linux on my 2005 PowerBook G4. Most things work well but it won't detect the inbuilt Bluetooth adapter. If I plug in a USB Bluetooth dongle it works fine. I dual boot the PowerBook ...
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Bluetooth 5 BLE 2Mbps dongles that are compatible with the Linux Bluetooth stack

I would like to use my Linux machine in the central role for Bluetooth Low Energy 5 using the 2 Mbps data rate. My computer does not have Bluetooth capability so I must buy a USB dongle. However, when ...
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“Failed to change profile to headset_head_unit” — problems with ofono phonesim

Dear helpful community, please bear with me as I am new to this. As I am having the same problem, I am trying to follow the instructions by alisabzevari here: Failed to change profile to ...
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Why does “hcitool lescan” require privileged system calls, while “hcitool scan” does not?

An answer on Bluetooth LE scan as non root? indicates that with hcitool lescan an "Operation not permitted" error is generated by a writev system call (in hci.c). hci_le_set_scan_parameters -...
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Bluetooth cannot connect to BT Keyboard

I recently invested in a new Intel NUC and put Arch Linux on it. I also invested in a Keychron K6 however I have hit a brick wall when it comes to connecting to it via Bluetooth. Here is what ...
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Configure bluetooth adapters individually

I have two bluetooth adapters on my laptop: one onboard and one usb dongle. I would like to configure them to have different defaults. For example, I want the onboard device to be brought up ...
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Can you access bluetooth or Audio devices over XRDP

I have setup XRDP on a ubuntu computer that I wanted to access remotely. There are Bluetooth and audio devices attached to that remote device that I would like to access. Using XRDP, it shows that ...
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No option to set bluetooth headphones as sound output

I'm using LMDE 4. After (maybe it wasn't the reason, but it happened after) update via Update Manager I was unable to hear any sound from Bluetooth headphones because couldn't choose them as sound ...
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Bluetooth: No Adapters Found on Debian 10 buster

I have a dual booted laptop with built it bluetooth. which works for windows 8.1 but not in Debian 10. I have seen some other questions related to the problem, and I assume I need to install some ...
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Infinite loop bash script won't run on startup but runs when started manually

Here is the script: #!/bin/bash USER_HOME=$(eval echo ~${SUDO_USER}) BLUETOOTH_THERMOMETER_MAC="00:00:00:00:00:00" function calc_value() { hex_temp1=$1 hex_temp2=$2 ...
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Bluetooth headset - how to increase volume?

My taotronics bluetooth (in-ear) headset is connected as a A2DP-device to my laptop. When I set their volume to their maximum value, it still is considerably quieter than in a similar situation, e.g. ...
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How to read() from Bluez AcquireNotify file descriptor?

I am attempting to write a Bluetooth client application for Linux which subscribes to a service from a paired Bluetooth device. I am considering the use of file descriptors here in order to test ...
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hciconfig returns the staus from where

hciconfig -a returns a status of the device (UP RUNNING, DOWN etc) - is that status available as a file to read from somewhere? I want to monitor it through monit. I have looked through the /sys/class/...
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Connect to Bluetooth speaker at user login with systemd?

I have Bluetooth speakers which I would like to automatically connect to when I log in to my desktop computer. What is a reliable way to accomplish this on Fedora Workstation 33 please? I can manually ...
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Querying Bluetooth LE connection parameters (connection interval, slave latency, etc.)

I have a BLE peripheral I built that sets custom values for slave latency, supervisor timeout, and connection interval (for improved power efficiency). I also have a Python script running on Raspbian ...
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Why doesn't `aplay -L` list my Bluetooth device

I connected to my Bluetooth speakers with the UI and it is confirmed that I'm properly paired and connected with sound and visual indicators. However, I typed aplay -L with command line and the ...
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Set bluealsa as the default audio output device

How to set bluealsa as the default audio output device, so that all audio output is sent there? I have recently set up a Raspberry Pi 4 with the Picroft stable 2020-09-07 enclosure (https://github.com/...
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How to crash/disable/remove bluez interface in Linux?

I am building a bluetooth client for a project and I am looking for a way to crash the dbus bluetooth service offered by bluez, in Linux, prefferably in a controlled, recoverable manner. Do you have ...
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How to route the audio from a bluetooth headseth to the speakers?

Devices: Generic bluetooth headset. Linux laptops with fedora 32 and suse thumbleweed General idea To speak to the laptop mic and heard in the headset, and to speak in the headset and hear it in the ...
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Where does bluetoothctl store command history?

There is nothing about command history in man bluetoothctl, info bluetoothctl, and bluetoothctl --help.
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Bluetooth sound via A2DP is stuttering on Linux Mint 20.1

I have a problem with my Bluetooth speakers (UE Megaboom 3) and headphones (Jabra Elite 65t): The sound is stuttering. I have a laptop with Windows10, MacOS and Linux Mint 20.1. The stuttering only ...
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How to detect Bluetooth X-Box controller?

tl;dr: Why does Linux not detect my Bluetooth X-Box controller? My system: New X-Box model 1914 controller with original firmware and new batteries. Up-to-date Arch Linux with vanilla kernel: $ ...
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Kali Linux bluetooth issue: can't find bluetooth in my PC

┌──(root💀kali)-[/home/subash] └─# service bluetooth status 1 ⨯ ● ...
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KDE Neon - Bluetooth keeps connecting and disconnecting

KDE Neon 20.04. I'm using an Apple Macbook pro 2015. I'm using a bluetooth mouse, Microsoft Surface mouse. If i connect to Wi-Fi, i can't connect my bluetooth mouse. If i disconnect wi-fi, the mouse ...
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Ping already connected bluetooth keyboard

I have a terribly lazy bluetooth keyboard which I try to keep awake (see: previous question). If I don't hit any key, it sleeps after a time between 30s to 10mn (depending of how long I used it before,...
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Use Klipsch T5 II as bluetooth headset under Linux

I bought some Klipsch T5 II Bluetooth head phones which also can accept calls and act as a head set. But I can't get the microphone to work under my Fedora 32. In the Gnome Audio settings (as well as ...
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Arch Linux bluetooth not working after hardware change

I upgraded my CPU from Intel i5 7600K to Ryzen 5 3600 today (as well as motherboard and RAM), and now my bluetooth USB dongle isn't working. It seems to show as detected properly in everything... ...
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How to avoid gaps in Bluetooth audio without losing multiple Bluetooth playback capability?

With a standard Bluetooth + PulseAudio setup and a Bluetooth headset it takes a couple seconds from an audio signal starts playing until sound plays in the headphones. This is not an issue with the ...
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How to update bluetooth configuration on boot?

Recently I purchased logitech bluetooth mouse. It's lagging on ubuntu 20.04 and I found solution here. Unfortunately this solution suggests run it manually. I tried systemd and crontab to ...
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Bluetooth speaker not connecting on on Arch Linux / KDE Plasma

I'm running Arch Linux with KDE Plasma. When I try to connect to a wireless Bluetooth speaker through the KDE Plasma GUI, it fails. Here's the step-by-step I go thru in screenshots. I click "add ...
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Arch - Bluetooth adapter not appeaering in KDE Plasma GUI: BCM: Patch command 0a0a failed (-110)

I am running Arch Linux with a KDE Plasma desktop environment, trying to connect to my wireless Bluetooth speaker with a USB Bluetooth adapter plugged into my Arch Linux machine. lsusb output includes ...
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How to prevent bluetooth to restart paused videos/audio?

I use Linux Mint Trica. When I connect my main audio device by clicking blueberry in the toolbar (got it via xprop), my paused videos in my firefox tabs and spotify get restarted all together (to be ...
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How to enable QCA6390 Bluetooth firmware in Linux kernel?

Context I'm having difficulty getting the kernel to load the necessary Bluetooth firmware for my XPS 9310. My model has the AX500 connectivity chip, which uses the QCA6390. Users of both Ubuntu and ...
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Prevent bluetooth keyboard from sleeping

After a few minutes of inactivity (10mn?), my keyboard go to sleep. I have to press a key, then, wait 5 long seconds before I can use it again... First, some technical details : Linux Mint 20 ulyana -...
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Bluetooth keyboad sleeps(?) after 3 seconds of inactivity

I am using Manjaro-KDE with all the latest updates. If I don't use the keyboard for about 3 seconds the next key press takes well over 3 seconds to register. After that it works as expected as long as ...
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Kali Linux bluetooth bluez shows only device's MAC address but not name?

I am using Kali Linux 2020.2, bluez installed for Bluetooth. When I search devices I only see the MAC address, but not the name of the devices. I found this GitHub issue, but it was closed without a ...
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Solaar doesn't detect my bluetooth mouse and keyboard on Pop! OS (Works on Fedora)

On Pop! OS, Solaar does not detect my bluetooth keyboard and mouse (K380, MX Anywhere 2). Running solaar probe yields Exception: Logitech receiver not found. If I connect the mouse with the Unifying ...
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Bluetooth mouse strange behavior

Trying to connect mouse and keyboard pair that connects via same Bluetooth USB dongle to PC to my Raspberry Pi. Keyboard works fine while mouse does some strange lag. I was expecting to find dongle ...
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Bluetooth Keyboard not functioning properly Arch Linux

I recently bought a Bluetooth keyboard (when I still had Windows) and then decided to upgrade my laptop HP Envy x360 Convertible 15-aq055na to Arch Linux (KDE Plasma if that helps). Everything is ...
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Bluetooth HSP/HFP and A2DP Problem: Switching between profiles not working

I recently bought new Bluetooth headphones (Jabra 75t) and have connectivity problems with my Lenovo x240 (Linux Mint 20). When I first connected the headphones, they connect in HSP/HFP mode, now when ...
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No default controller available Bluetooth for Kali VirtualBox

I am using Kali Linux and wanted to use my bluetooth adapter. I selected it on my VM and it appropriatly discconects from the host. I installed the bluetooth package but my settings show no controller....
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Bluetooth sound doesn't restore the quality after return closer (linux)

When i go too far away from the laptop, the sound quality gets worse, witch is normal. But when i go back, close to the laptop, sound quality remains bad, high-frequency noise and interference remain (...
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Bluetooth earphones not connecting KDE Neon 20.04

Ever since updating to KDE 20.04, my bluetooth earphones have been refusing to connect. Distributor ID: Neon Description: KDE neon User Edition 5.20 Release: 20.04 Codename: focal ...
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What are the UUIDs listed by `bluetoothctl info`?

When I run bluetoothctl info it shows me information about the COWIN E9 headset I have connected, Device REDACTED (public) Name: COWIN E9 Alias: COWIN E9 Class: 0x00240418 Icon: audio-...
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Bluetooth headset pair but do not connect

On Debian Buster, I have a bluetooth headset. While pairing with it works from the applet, the pairing wizard says there is an error just after the pairing, and trying to connect result in an ...
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Bluetoth headset microphone not working - HSP/HFP unavailable

Im usuig Ubuntu 20.04 and try to use my headset (Xiaomi Mi True Wireless) for video conferencing, so sound input and output are required. When try to select the HSP/HFP Profile in pavucontrol I get ...
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bluetoothctl does not show a default controller on thinkpad X230

I could not get my bluetooth to work. bluetoothctl does not show a default controller and I was not able to find anything about it that would be of use. I read the Arch Wiki and did modprobe btusb. I ...

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