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Questions tagged [bluetooth]

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

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Linux Mint 19 Bluetooth Mouse Issues

So I seem to be having some bluetooth connectivity issues, which seems to be quite common around here lol... so please forgive me for becoming the broken record. I'm sure I won't be the last aha! I'...
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Thinkpad T460s + 19.04 = No Bluetooth?

I have a Thinkpad T460s with a Ubuntu 19.04 fresh install. Everything works fine apart from Bluetooth. I believe this laptop has an Intel 8087:0a2b Bluetooth adapter What do I need to do to enable ...
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How to set bluetooth security to none?

I am trying to connect my phone with my raspberry(headless) which runs on this OS. My requirement is,I do not have to enter "yes" manually in the bluez CLI application (which is started by the ...
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Why does bluetooth “hci_inquiry” function always returns num_res = 1?

According to bluetooth specification "hci_inquiry" function - loosely quoted here " sends inquiry from local Bluetooth device to nearby remote ( not local) bluetooth devices and records some data - ...
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Bluetooth file transfer PC-to-Android fails

on sending a file from a debian machine to an android device over bluetooth using the blueman-sendto command it finishes with an error: _on_properties_changed (usr/lib/python3/dist-packages/blueman/...
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Connecting to BT-PAN through command line

To connect the PC to phone's PAN, I am following these steps Paired phone with the PC Turn ON BT tethering in phone From PC connect it using nmcli or from the connections(GUI) My doubt is if i am ...
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Linux 14.04 and BLE communication

I want to develop an application in Linux 14.04 that will communicate with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) devices. Do I need to connect any device on my laptop in order to discover BLE devices ...
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When connecting a mouse (Logitech MX Master 2s) via USB, systemd-rfkill is called after a few minutes and disables USB?

I'm on Arch Linux and have a Logitech MX Master 2s, other devices like my phone or a bluetooth keyboard aren't causing this. The laptop is a ThinkPad X230 with a BCM20702. I was initially also getting ...
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Bluetooth tethering not working on CentOS7

I am trying to share my internet connection from my PC to my smartphone via Bluetooth. I paired my smartphone with my PC. After this a new option comes in the drop-down menu on the upper rightmost ...
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bluetooth.service running, but bluetoothctl says “org.bluez.Error.NotReady”

my raspberry pi 3 model B, running Arch, has an issue with bluetooth. First of all: Bluetooth has worked flawlessly previously pi-bluetooth from the AUR is up to date bluez and bluez-utils are up to ...
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How to access bluetooth services

Oddly, I can't seem to find anything about this. I am trying to access/read/write bluetooth services on my device. I am using bluetoothctl command. There are a set of services, which shows up with ...
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How to send by bluetooth from Caja / Nautilus file manager?

Would it be possible to add a menu item under caja-actions to send a file via bluetooth? Or could it be created under "open with"?
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No wifi adapter found [dell precision 5530 & ubuntu]

On my laptop I have trouble with wireless networking since I installed linux. Sometimes when I start the laptop (1 of 3 times) my wireless card doesn't work. Wifi option is missing when I click on ...
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Where is code for Switch Pro bluetooth joystick handling in linux kernel?

I want to try to implement gyro feature for Switch Pro joystick. For now it works, but no gyro input is supported, so it's implemented somewhere. However, I can't find where that code is, while ...
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Script connect bluetooth device after booting

I am working with Linux Mint and as far as I know when I boot the PC the bluetooth connection remains opened although you closed it the last session. So at the booting I created the script closing the ...
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How do I know which network controller I am using on Linux?

I have bought a new laptop and I wanted to know which network controller is installed on my Manjaro Linux laptop using the command line. Is there any command to do so?
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How to install WiFi and bluetooth driver on Linux?

I recently bought a new HP laptop. WiFi and Bluetooth work out of the box in Windows 10, but not in Manjaro Linux 17. I am running Kernel 4.14 LTS. To check which network controller is installed, I ...
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Changing bluetooth class to act as a hands free device and car audio

I posted this on raspberrypi.stackexchange.com with no luck, figured it is more of a generic linux question than Raspberry pi specific. I have been using this tool to quickly configure my Pi2 as a ...
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Inverse of hciattach (got HCI over usb, want HCI over UART)

The previous default Bluetooth stack in Android was Bluedroid, which for some odd reason only supports HCI UART and not HCI USB. I have a BT interface that speaks HCI that I've integrated on the ...
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How to know the Bluetooth MAC address in Alpine Linux

I am deploying a docker in Raspberry Pi 3. Inside docker I need to know the MAC of Bluetooth device. Normally I would find that using hciconfig | grep "BD Address" | awk '{ print $3}' hciconfig ...
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Bluetooth Mouse keeps connect/disconnect without move

I'm trying to setup a bluetooth mouse, without success. I'm using Fedora 29, but I've also tested on an Debian Distro and the problem is the same, so I thought that could not be a distro specific ...
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How to send HCI ACL Data packets with hcitool

History: I used BlueZ 5.43 to communicate with a bluetooth device: connect FF:FF:FF:FF:FF:FF select-attribute /org/bluez/hci/dev_ ... write 0x54 It takes some time, but it works. Current issue: ...
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Why is bluetooth not working on my Chromebook (Arch Linux ARM)?

I have Arch Linux ARM installed on a Chromebook C201. I've been trying to get bluetooth working without success and I can't figure out where the problem is. The output of dmesg seems to indicate that ...
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How is data from a Bluetooth keyboard handled by Linux? (how does it become a keystroke?)

I have a Bluetooth keyboard that is not functioning properly (further description below) and I'm trying to debug why. What I've done so far: Connected the device using bluetoothctl In /var/lib/...
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Debian, Bluetooth, I can't turn on my bluetooth

When I turn on bluetooth with the gnome GUI nothing happens. The button becomes blue, but if I leave and come back the button is normal again. I tried a bunch of stuff in the cli that I copied from ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 bluetooth stops working after a while

I use it to connect to a speaker (as a pulseaudio sink) dmesg | grep Blue shows the following: [ 14.034501] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22 [ 14.034587] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager ...
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Arch Linux Realtek bluetooth controller not detected

Bluetoothctl is not detecting my realtek bluetooth controller. Output of ls /dev | grep hci vhci Output of dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 3.203531] usb 4-10: Product: Bluetooth Radio [ 3....
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Logitech MX Master won't stay Connected to Debian Stretch

To preface this, I owned this mouse for over a year now and have used it with no problems on this same hardware with different Linux distros (Fedora, Arch, Manjaro). It was not until I installed ...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse on boot

After a reboot, my bluetooth keyboard and mouse can't be used to log into my OpenSuse Linux 14 machine? I have to plug in a USB mouse and keyboard to be able to login. Any configuration changes ...
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KDE bluetooth device pulseaudio problem

I am using Manjaro KDE but had same problem on Mint KDE so I guess it is KDE related... Everytime i connect bluetooth audio device it is inactive in audio manager (Profile: Off) and I cannot change it....
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Bluetooth pairing timed out when not in use after a short time

I'm on a Kali (4.18.0-kali3-amd64) and I have an issue with my headsets when I pair them with the internal bluetooth of my computer : it disconnects itself when they're not in use continuously. ...
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Bluetooth not working on Dell laptop

I'm using a Dell Inspiron N5030 laptop and want to connect my Bluetooth speakers (Ultimate Ears). Here some outputs: $ uname -a Linux sandy-pc 4.19.8-2-MANJARO #1 SMP PREEMPT Sat Dec 8 14:45:36 UTC ...
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How to pair a Datalogic QuickScan Bluetooth barcode scanner using SPP?

I would like to pair a Bluetooth barcode scanner in "Serial Port Profile Mode" (SPP) using bluetoothctl on Arch Linux. The device is: [bluetooth]# info 00:07:BE:1C:40:C4 Device 00:07:BE:1C:40:C4 (...
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BCM2046 Bluetooth not working on Arch Linux

Having installed Arch, I have now got down to the task of configuring it and getting all the hardware to work. I managed to get my WiFi working, but my Bluetooth still does not work. I have followed ...
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Connecting bluetooth with HC06 fails over and over again, although it is visible

For a recent project I try to make a python program that let me connect with the HC06 module. For that I use pybluez. But this wont work at all, so I tried to pair through terminal using bluetoothctl. ...
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Dell XPS 15 9550 - Bluetooth will not connect to anything

Output of dmesg | grep -i blue on Linux Mint 19: [ 6.877551] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22 [ 6.877566] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [ 6.877568] Bluetooth: HCI socket ...
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`apt-get`, `dpkg` fails from a bluetooth serial port, but succeed from the physically attached console

On Linux, is there some configuration setting or feature that could explain some commands can work from the system attached console, but not from a serial console? I post here because the remote ...
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Bluetooth not working

I've just installed Debian 9 and bluetooth can be turned on / off, I can also search for devices, however, it doesn't find any devices at all. During the OS startup, I'm getting these messages: root@...
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adding a pulse audio bluetooth sink configuration

I'm connecting a raspberry pi 3b+ to a small bluetooth speaker (mostly thanks to http://youness.net/raspberry-pi/how-to-connect-bluetooth-headset-or-speaker-to-raspberry-pi-3 and some other resources) ...
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How can I get bluetooth speakers to work with pulseaudio in NixOS?

I've managed to get my bluetooth speakers to connect, but Pulseaudio apparently doesn't recognize them as an audio device. Following advice on the NixOS Wiki, I now have this in my configuration.nix: ...
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What baud rate should I set when using screen tty for bluetooth?

I'm paired up with an Xbox Controller and want to see the output coming from the xbox controller in order to figure out its protocol. I'm trying to do screen tty.Bluetooth-Incoming-Port 9600 on my ...
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Bluetooth on Debian on a Toshiba Satellite C50-B

I've installed firmware-linux-nonfree, but I still can't use Bluetooth. All of the programs (e.g. bluetoothctl) complain about there being "no default controller" whenever I try to do anything related ...
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How to receive files by bluetooth via command line headless?

I have installed several bluetooth packages: sudo apt-get install bluetooth bluez bluez-tools rfkill and then tried to serve BT: $sudo bt-obex -s /NAS/media/ScanInbox bt-obex: obex service is not ...
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DBus Transport - force transport to idle state from Bluez5 embedded side - A2DP [closed]

I'd like to be able to force Bluez's transport state from active to idle on the rendering side of a custom embedded platform. This issue is centred around the fact that simply pausing the A2DP ...
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Change how device appears on bluetooth [closed]

I want to know how can i change how the device appears on Bluetooth. I have a raspberry pi and i need it to act as a Bluetooth printer so that another device that can only print through Bluetooth will ...
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Bluetooth headset breaks my whole system

I have a bluetooth headset that is working well. But sometimes, for no apparent reason it just stop working (no sound) and it can also "freeze" my video player mpv on a single image. If i run a ...
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Run a script when bluetooth device is connected

I'm trying to run a script automatically right after a certain bluetooth device is connected. To do so, I tried to create a new UDEV rule. The problem I encounter is that my rule doesn't execute upon ...
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Bluetooth device not found after restart on Fedora

I just restarted bluetooth but instead of using systemctl restart I've used systemctl stop and then systemctl start, the status look like this: $ sudo systemctl status bluetooth ● bluetooth.service - ...
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Check a list of bluetooth MAC Addresses if they are in range

There are a few linux projects to detect if a bluetooth device is in range and perform an action. ie when you get near your house, turn on the lights. When the wife gets home, turn on some funky music....
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Bluetooth doesn't work on Linux Mint 18.2 [closed]

I did not use bluetooth on a Linux system before, but I would like to use it right now. I tried to use it and it didn't work at all. Here are some information: dmesg | grep -i bluetooth [ 21....