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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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Gnome Bluetooth not detecting devices -- Arch Linux

I have GNOME installed on my Arch Linux which is dual booted with a Windows 11 OS. Problem: Gnome bluetooth turns on/off but does not detect devices. Screenshots: When its OFF: When its ON: Its not ...
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Bluetooth headset unable to connect: org.bluez.Error.Failed br-connection-profile-unavailable

Trying to connect some wireless headphones to my laptop. They worked a couple days ago then stopped and I cant figure out why. Before that it would work for a few days then stop until I rebooted or ...
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Lenovo laptop frozen after stopping bluetooth connection

I use Linux on a Lenovo ThinkPad E14 gen2. Until today there haven't been any problems. But today after I stopped the bluetooth connection with a paired device (speaker) it freezes. Now there is a ...
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Cambridge Silicon Radio, Ltd Bluetooth Dongle (HCI mode) blutooth dongle doesn't work in Lubuntu with 5.13.0-40-generic kernel

Not only in this Linux version I tested with different Linux distro(s) the Bluetooth dongle from Cambridge Silicon Radio doesn't seem to work at all. I have seen some posts saying it was a problem up ...
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Bluetooth does not work on Debian 11 Bullseye LXQt

I have Debian 11 operating system LXQt version, and my computer is HP 15-n220ca I'm trying to install Bluetooth on my computer but it doesn't work. I don't know what USB Bluetooth dongle to buy here ...
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Debian 11: Fixing Bluetooth Headset Input Device with A2DP Profile - Setting /etc/bluetooth/main.conf MultiProfile = multiple breaks bluetooth service

I'm trying to fix an issue where my bluetooth headset can't act as a microphone while using the A2DP profile. Everything I've been looking up has told me that you need to enable multiple profiles and ...
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Bluetooth: No default controller available

I am using Bodhi 6.0. This is what I have (base) $ sudo hciconfig -a (base) $ systemctl status bluetooth.service . bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/...
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No default controller available Bluetooth Arch Linux

Information My Bluetooth was working fine yesterday, but when I updated all of my packages with yay, my Bluetooth won't connect. Today, I ran: sudo pacman -Syu yay -Syu Now my Bluetooth won't connect....
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No sound after connecting to Bluetooth Device (wf-1000xm3)

Bluetoothctl shows my WF-1000xm3 ear phones connected. But, the earphones do not give the accoustic feedback 'bluetooth connected' and also sound does not work. Below is the output of bluetoothctl. $ ...
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Bluetooth issue on ubuntu 20.04 after installation

I have a fresh ubuntu 20.04 install on an ASUS-Vivobook laptop. I am unable to turn on the Bluetooth. the Bluetooth settings GUI looks like this when try I turn on the Bluetooth $ sudo bluetoothctl ...
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Same Ip Address Problem in Connecting two Cell phone by bluetooth tethering

first of all : sorry aboue my english. second of all : i've connected two Android cell phone by bluetooth tethering to a linux PC (i need tcp/ip connection on Bluetooth). as you know (or maybe don't ...
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Bluetooth A2DP audio device loses connection when plugged into charger

I use a UE MEGABOOM Bluetooth speaker with three kinds of devices: a Raspberry Pi running OSMC my laptop, running Ubuntu MATE 20.04 my Android phone, running LineageOS 18.1 Mostly I use the speaker ...
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Bluetooth keyboard connects, but does not work

I have a Lenovo Duet 3 Bluetooth keyboard, which works fine when connected physically (it has 5 pins for that) to its laptop, and also works as expected when I connect it to my Android phone. However, ...
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Bluetooth device connect changes block device settings

I am seeing a very strange behavior on my linux system: When I connect or disconnect a Bluetooth device (namely, a DS4 gamepad) to the System, for some reason, /sys/block/sda/device/power/...
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Linux unable to identify Controller

I am trying to create a custom controller with an Adafruit Feather nRF52832. Taking gamepad code from this repository works perfectly fine on Windows, but I am having issues setting it up with Linux, ...
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Is there a way to automatically switch between pulseaudio sound profiles?

I am on linux mint, and use bluetooth headphones a lot. There are two profiles, HSP/HFP and A2DP. Is there a way to have it set to A2DP, but switch to HSP/HFP when the mic is needed (like i join a ...
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Stop Bluetooth headphones from disconnecting when switching to the console

In Fedora 35 whenever I switch from my X.org session (XFCE) to the console, e.g. tty1, my Bluetooth headphones get automatically disconnected. How can this "feature" be disabled? Also, I'm ...
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Systemd cannot find bluetooth service

I am on Manjaro with kernel 5.15.28-1 My problem relates to bluetooth. I have bluez 5.61-1 (which I downgraded from 5.63-2). I can activate bluetooth with systemctl but not from a systemd service that ...
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How to send Bluetooth packets/write requests to a BLE device via the command line?

I have a BLE light which I'd like to control programatically. By sniffing on the Bluetooth packets between my phone (which has an app to control the lights) and the light I figured out the following ...
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Is very tedious to do System maintenance in Arch linux compared to Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, Open Suse or gentoo? [closed]

I recently Installed Arch Linux (Arch-base/Arco/Endeavour/Manjaro). However I noticed that many services were no preinstalled in most Distro. For e.g. the bluetooth was not enabled by default. ditto ...
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How to stop Bluetooth keyboard being recognised then instantly deleted?

I am trying to pair a Keychron bluetooth keyboard with my Acer TravelMate laptop running CentOS 7. The keyboard paired successfully out of the box using the in-built Bluetooth GUI. However, I then ...
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Bluez: Difference between "Connect()" method return and "Connected" signal

According to the Bluez API documentation (Device API) the return of the Connect() method indicates a successful connection of one or more profiles: void Connect() (skipped) If at least one profile ...
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Bluetooth not working, hciconfig up time out

When I installed Linux Mint 20.3 on my Asus TUF FX506HCB, Touchpad, Secondary GPU and wireless card (MediaTek MT7921) didn't work so I installed Linux Kernel 5.13.0-30 from update manager. Now almost ...
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PulseAudio streaming randomly stops working then works

I am streaming audio stereo input from a USB Behringer U-Control UCA202 to a Bluetooth attached wireless headphone. The audio stream stops randomly every seconds to minutes and lasting for seconds up ...
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Sending string using python in a raspberry pi 3b+ mesh connection via bluetooth

I am currently working with three raspi 3b+ that should have a mesh connection via Bluetooth. The devices sense a sound and will try to send it to the other devices. Now, my questions are: How will I ...
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mesh network of multiple raspberry pi with python

I am currently working with alerting devices, specifically using raspberry pi 3b+, where it classifies a sound and the classified sound is sent to every alerting device present at home. I am looking ...
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Names of device not being shown in bluetoothctl

Bluetooth works like a charm on my machine. However, bluetoothctl doesn't show the device names in discovery. What's stranger is that when running bluetoothctl info <whatever-the-mac-adress-is>, ...
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Ubuntu 21: Compiling BT module gives compilation errors

Sorry for the incomplete title, not sure what should be the exact one. I am trying to compile the bluetooth module from Kernel 5.17-rc4, and I am running: uname -r 5.4.0-99-generic I want to compile ...
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Mouse (Logitech MX Anywhere 3) keeps changing its bluetooth MAC address on every pair

The problem: I pair my mouse over bluetooth and everything works fine I turn my mouse off, turn it back on, it does not connect I have to pair the mouse again The thing i noticed is, that on every ...
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WPS Push-Button for Bluetooth?

Is there any such thing like the WPS Push-Button function for Bluetooth? I would like to connect a headless IoT device to a smartphone. Unfortunately the IoT device has no input capability (just a ...
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Calling btmgmt in the background not working

When I SSH into a machine and run btmgmt find it "works" in the sense of producing output. However when I run this command instead via a cron job, or a script I'm detaching from a cron job, ...
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Shell/tty Access via USB or Bluetooth?

Overview I am in the process of reverse engineering the software on my Infiniti Q50 head unit, and I am trying to figure out the best way to get shell access. I have pulled the image off of the ...
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guide to bluetooth headset and audio profiles

I'm using Archlinux on a Lenovo Thinkpad, which generally works great. I have a lot of online meetings, and so I have a variety of bluetooth headsets to choose from. I use bluez and blueman with the ...
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Bluetooh alternates every second between "off" and "not found"

This can be observed in the Settings panel which switches every second between those two states: and This also makes the top right menu almost unusable as the "bluetooth off" item goes off ...
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Automated script for controller auto-connect fails

I am trying to auto-connect my PS5 controller to Raspberry. I am using this script in /home/pi/bt.sh: #!/bin/bash coproc bluetoothctl echo -e 'scan on\n' >&${COPROC[1]} sleep 3 echo -e '...
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Bluetooth speaker volume control doesn't work (but muting does work)

$ neofetch OS: Pop!_OS 21.10 x86_64 Kernel: 5.15.8-76051508-generic I have two Bluetooth devices: a speaker SoundCore Boost and headphones EDIFIER W830BT. When I'm trying to change the volume on ...
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Sony WH-1000XM4 Pipewire microphone forces the switch to mSBC

I recently purchased some headphones Sony WH-1000XM4. I have also switched from pulse to pipewire mostly for bluetooth auto-connect. I managed to connect them, but I have several issues (1 where LDAC,...
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/var/lib/bluetooth changes do not persist in Fedora

I am experiencing the same problem outlined in this question, a laggy Bluetooth mouse (Logitech MX Anywhere 2S). It seems a common solution is to edit /var/lib/bluetooth/<device id>/<...
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Bluetooth headset keeps disconnecting on fedora

I am using fedora on my machine, the wifi/bluetooth card I am using is TP-Link WiFi 6 AX3000, when I connect my headset PXC 550 Wireless - Sennheiser it works fine until it's idle then it gets ...
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Linux kernel module not loading firmware file for bluetooth adapter

I am running FC35 and just plugged in a USB dongle bluetooth adapter based on the RealTek 8761b chipset. FC35 ships with the following firmware in the /lib/firmware/rtl_bt directory: -rw-r--r--. 1 ...
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Enable/disable AVRCP per device? (BlueZ + PulseAudio, Arch)

I am using Arch Linux with linux kernel 5.15.12-arch1-1, bluez 5.62-1, pulseaudio 15.0. I have a speaker and headphones. When using the speaker, I want a single volume scale that can be controlled ...
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Unable to toggle bluetooth on Kubuntu 21.10 Controller not found

I have 3 other PCs which run bluetooth without issue, all Kubuntu 21.10. On the troublesome PC there is an issue with switching bluetooth on. Going to System Settings> Bluetooth I have this screen: ...
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Using DualShock 4 and DualSense controller over Bluetooth

For some time I've used a DS4 controller over Bluetooth to play games on my Linux Box. Details about the box: Hardware: Asrock Beebox N3150 OS: Ubuntu Server 20.04.3 Software: Kodi + Retroarch Now I ...
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My Bluetooth is connect, but the driver is not showing

I have a JBL Bluetooth speaker. And usually it doesn't have a problem until my recent question earlier about Bluetooth :) And today's problem is my device is connected, but the device is not showing ...
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Bluetooth Adapter not found on Linux Mint

I have an HP Pavilion-15 laptop with Linux Mint and Windows in dual boot config and have been having bluetooth issues for a long while. Off-late my PC has been unable to detect any Bluetooth adapter ...
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hid2hci could not find device

I am trying to reconfigure a usb bluetooth dongle from HID to HCI mode using hid2hci. I followed the steps according to this tutorial. It was going well up until the part where I had to actually use ...
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Why am I suddenly seeing "No default controller available"?

Today I am suddenly getting the 'No default controller available" message when trying to do anything in bluetoothctl bluetooth does appear to be running and my system clearly knows its there, as ...
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Can't discovering HM-10 Ble device with blueman on linux

I've a HM-10 BLE adapter can discover it on a Windows machine but can not discover on my Linux machine. How it can possible? Should I activate an external setting on blueman? Cause I can show under ...
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fedora bluetooth not working

EDIT : after sleeping, the bluetooth works again for no particular reason ... Christmas magic maybe ... My bluetooth suddenly stopped working. In the settings I didn't even have access to the button ...
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Using JBL Reflect Flow Pro under linux

I'm trying to use my new JBL Reflect Flow Pro bluetooth headphones under my Manjaro Linux distribution / Gnome. I am able to connect them via bluetooth and they show as "connected" in the ...
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