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How to confirm Bluetooth is actually available?

Does the following report indicate I should have functioning Bluetooth, or does it only indicate the software bits are in play? I haven't found a mechanism that tells me how to confirm my Bluetooth ...
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huawei matebook d15 issue with wifi and bluetooth

Seems to be like my Matebook D15 is having issues when i turn on the bluetooth adapter meanwhile im using the wifi. Example: Im on youtube (with the bluetooth adapter off) watching a 1080p video with ...
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Distorted sound quality via Bose QC35 headphones on Juno

I tried connecting my Bose QC35 Bluetooth headphones to my Dell XPS 13, on a new installation of elementaryOS Juno. I hear a hissing noise in the headphones, which does not change in its volume. When ...
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Bluetooth and laptop speakers working at the same time

I installed eOS on an HP Envy x360 Convertible 13-y0xx. Bluetooth is doing something strange. If I'm connected to my Bluetooth headsets, open YouTube through Epiphany, everything sounds normal. But if ...
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Bluetooth is soft blocked after every restart

Whenever I install elementary, the bluetooth is for some reason 'soft blocked' out of the box. This is usually remedied by running sudo rfkill unblock bluetooth. Unfortunately, after my recent install,...
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WF-1000XM3 refusing connection (Hera 5.1)

I have been using elementary OS for a while and it's working really well until this started. While it was working the Bluetooth dialog would show 2 devices which were both named LE_WF1000XM3 and ...
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Bluetooth headphones don't work at all :(

Today I bought a cheap usb bluetooth adapter to use it with my bluetooth headphones, and I've tried to connect them and use them. When I try to connect them it either says Unable to connect or asks me ...
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Can't wake the computer from suspend state with wireless mouse and keyboard

I have a Logitech M705 wireless mouse through unifying receiver and a Bluetooth Micorsoft Keyboard. Both work just fine in OS but they won't wake the computer from suspend state. I guess the usb power ...
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Reinstall Bluetooth elementary OS

From a lot of time my bluetooth does not work on elementary OS. On Ubuntu is okay, in Windows also, but elementary OS bluetooth icon is always gray even if I switch it on from wingpanel and cannot ...
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mac address of bluetooth device seen no name is seen

mac address of bluetooth device seen no name is seen in juno I tried restarting the bluetooth services but all I see is mac addresses. Screenshot attached
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Can't connect to internet with my old MacBook Air running Elementary OS

I've installed the Elementary OS onto my old MacBook Air. I can't get the laptop to recognize and connect to my wifi though. Any suggestions? Pix... 934 shows that I don't have a regular LAN ...
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Bluetooth stopped working - HERA

Bluetooth is dead. Yesterday it worked, today it's not. I checked common points like: systemctl restart bluetooth cat /etc/bluetooth/main.con ....AutoEnable=true rfkill ID TYPE DEVICE SOFT ...
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Bluetooth not working and not showing up in settings

After I installed elementary os Bluetooth stopped appering as an option in my laptop.
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How can I change the names of paired/connected remote bluetooth devices?

How can I change the name of my paired, remote Bluetooth devices (e.g., "Jabra a1.55.30" to "My headset")? I'm comfortable using the CLI, if that is more efficient.
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Activate `pipewire` to use bluetooth headset properly

I was searching for a solution on how to use a bluetooh headset on elementary OS without reverting to bad audio quality and stumbled upon this answer: https://askubuntu.com/a/1338934/676709 I tried to ...
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Bluetooth issue - no icon on the top bar

Just installed elementary OS for the first time and I do not see any option for Bluetooth. Tried some commands but no success: # rfkill list 0: phy0: Wireless LAN Soft blocked: no Hard blocked:...
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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse frequently stops reconnecting

Bluetooth keyboard and mouse frequently stops reconnecting. I see them trying to find the computer but they don't reconnect. Pressing connect manually from the bluetooth settings never works. This ...
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How can I turn off bluetooth while being able to turn it on from the indicator later?

When I switch bluetooth off, bluetoothctl says that it's powered off but powertop says that btusb is consuming 2.5W of power, so it isn't off.. If I execute rfkill block bluetooth it does power it ...
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elementary OS 5.1.7 HERA Bluetooth not working (Software trouble)

My Bluetooth used to work fine, and now it doesn't... Trouble is the following : Turning on BT from icon located on top of the screen --> ICON stays "off" after hiding the menu BT isn't ...
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Can't use Bose Soundlink mini with elementary OS

I can't use my Bose Soundlink mini as a bluetooth speaker in elementary OS. I can pair the device, but it stays disconnected. Sometime it connects, but sound still go through the laptop speaker. In ...
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BT A2DP not connecting automatically

I have installed a CSR 4.0 bluetooth dongle with drivers on my PC and paired it with a Bluetooth speaker. It works OK but I have to manually start the A2DP (sink) service for the speaker to work. Is ...
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Will Logitech K380 and MX Master work on elementary OS?

I tried googling, but cannot find a definitive answer. Here's the thing - I'm allergic to cables, so I'm using bluetooth everything. So far only Ubuntu allowed me to connect MX Master mouse and K380 ...
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Bluetooth not working on Legion Y53

The bluetooth is recognized and the icon is displayed on the wingpanel, but when I turn bluetooh on, it is not discovered by any device. Is this a driver issue?
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No wifi or Bluetooth on HP 17z laptop

I'm new to Linux and just got an HP 17z laptop I put elementary on. It seems to be a common problem that once it's installed, the wifi goes out. I can't seem to find a fix that works, especially since ...
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Accidentally uninstalled Bluetooth from Elementary OS Loki.

Reinstalled it, but it doesn't work, and icon doesn't appear on the top dock
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Bluetooth Tray Icon Disappears and Reappears Intermittently

My bluetooth tray icon will intermittently disappear and reappear, usually after returning from suspend. At the login screen I can see the icon fine; when I log in though, it will (seemingly at random)...
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Motherboard with or without bluetooth capabilities

i am using Elementary OS. My motherboard is Gigabyte H110M-S2. How to tell if my motherboard has Bluetooth capabilities??
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Bluetooth Isn't Working

I have bluetooth hardware and I already enabled it on sharing>bluetooth; but the icon doesn't appear on the top panel. My phone can't find my laptop and my laptop doesn't discover new devices. I tried ...
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Bluetooth cutting out after kernel updates?

Is the Dev team aware of bluetooth cutting out after kernel updates? I'm running a mobo featuring integrated bluetooth 5 via Intel® Wi-Fi 6 AX200... the wifi never stops functioning but every time an ...
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BCM Bluetooth Not detecting some devices

hi i have some fixes here in my laptop My laptop is not working i try some blueZ and pulse audio ..The Bluetooth is not working My Bluetooth drive is manufactured by Broadcom
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Bluetooth - Bluetooth stops working after fresh install

Elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera | Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS | Linux 5.4.0-54-generic | GTK 3.22.30 Just reinstalled elementary after a series of issues, got a few programs installed through flathub, but otherwise a ...
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Bluetooth HID not enable in Macbook White 4.1 ( late 2007)

I have a Macbook White 4.1 (late 2007) with elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. I can't connect a bluetooth mouse or keyboard. See that bluetooth is configured for HCI only gustavo@macbook-white:~$ lsusb Bus ...
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Does Bluetooth audio work on Raspberry Pi (elementary OS 6)?

I’ve tried pairing my Bluetooth headsets (Beats Studio3 and Apple AirPods Pro) to both my Raspberry Pi 4 and Raspberry Pi 400 running a recent elementary OS 6.0 (Odin) nightly and in both cases I have ...
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How can I use my Airpods Pro's Mic?

So, I want to use my Airpods Pro as Headset, but when I connect them, they only show as output speakers and therefore show no input. I heard this is nothing new but I still can't find a fix for this. ...
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My bluetooth audio device is not getting sound from meeting apps

i have a jabra evolve 75 headset which comes with a usb bluetooth plug to connect directly on the pc without the need of pairing the device. The problem is that when i plug the usb bt dongle, the ...
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I can't pair my Apple Mouse and Keyboard

How to add my Magic Mouse and Wireless Keyboard to OS? In Device Search doesn't recognize any of device.
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Bluetooth PCIe adapter not detected

I recently installed a TP-Link Archer T5E wireless PCI-E card running on elementary OS 5.1.7. The wireless networking works just fine, but the Bluetooth capabilities of the card do not work. No ...
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How do I enable bluetooth by default?

I use elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera on ZP15-UX550GE Zenbook laptop. Bluetooth is disabled by default - meaning I have to turn it on manually every time after standby/reboot/logout. I'm using a Bluetooth ...
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Sending files from phone to notebook via Bluetooth

I've installed elementary OS Loki on my Lenovo G580 laptop and I'm very happy with it, but there's a one problem. In elementary OS Freya (and any other Linux distros I've ever used) I used to send ...
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I have a lot of problems with bluetooh in Hera. Also I need the function of zoom with 2 fingers on touchpad, like Windows. I hate use Ctrl++

I need help. I like Elementary os but i have problems with bluetooh sometimes it can´t run and it stoped, sometimes desappears in the bar status. please help.
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Bluetooth causes some kind of WLAN interference with DNS error

This is getting pretty annoying, had these problem for a couple of months now and not one update was able to resolve this issue. Whenever I am connected to a Bluetooth speaker, my WLAN connection ...
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How can I set my bluetooth headphones to use A2DP?

Audio quality is suddenly absolutely terrible when I use my bluetooth headphones, and I absolutely have no idea why it happened. I read in some forums that I (might) just have to make the hardware use ...
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How to fix when elementary OS is unable to use the integrated bluetooth adapter?

I'm having trouble with my ASUS laptop running elementary OS. I can't use bluetooth. I've tried every single workaround/fix I could find on the internet but no success... Please someone help me, I ...
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Problem connecting Bose mini soundlink in Bluetooth with HP pro

The Bose mini sound link is found when I am in Bluetooth but the connection is impossible
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Cannot update any app

I cannot update any app. I click update all or the update for the individual app.. it asks me for authentication and then says waiting for package manager lock and then nothing happens and update ...
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Try Before Buy? [duplicate]

I have been trying numerous Linux Distros over the past few weeks. Unfortunately they all have had trouble with Bluetooth connectivity between my Dell laptop and mouse and audio devices. The devices ...
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Bluetooth Keeps Getting Turned Off at Wake up

After sometime of my desktop being suspended, if I wake up the machine, bluetooth is turned off. I need to plug a usb mouse to reenable bluetooth via the indicator and then I can use my devices as ...
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Fix bad quality audio in Bluetooth headphones

I have a pair of Ghostek soDrop 2 headphones. They're Bluetooth-compatible with a built-in microphone and the ability to make calls if connected to a phone. I paired them with my Linux computer, ...
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Bluetooth headset with microphone not recognising as an input device

I have a Bluetooth earphone with microphone. I have successfully connected it to my elementary OS. But it shows it only as an output device under the sound setting. It doesn't list under the input ...
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5.1.4: bluetooth broken?

Folks; unsure how to dive into this, but I learnt that on one of my devices (HP EliteBook Folio), after upgrading to 5.1.4 Bluetooth seems "broken". State: No error messages in system log or dmesg. ...