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Turn off bluetooth by default on start up

When I boot my laptop, Bluetooth is on by default: Is it possible to set it to instead be off when I start up my laptop?:
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Bluetooth manager requests use of pin to pair headphones - elementaryOS

Problem: When I try to connect my logitech bluetooth headphones, the headphones are recognized, however, the bluetooth manager than provides a pin code asks me to input it to headphones...??? There ...
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How to recieve files via bluetooth?

I'm trying to transfer some pictures from my phone to my computer, but I cannot seem to find an option to receive files, only to send them. I tried looking up some guides for Ubuntu (for example), but ...
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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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Bluetooth turns off after reboot

After rebooting, I need to manually turn on bluetooth and click to connect my mouse. Is there a way to tell Loki to remember from last time that bluetooth was on and to reconnect the mouse?
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Can I get bluetooth devices to remain after suspend/resume and/or reboot

I have recently installed Elementary OS, Loki on a Mac Mini (mid 2010). I successfully configure a bluetooth keyboard and trackpad (both apple) using the 'System Settings::Bluetooth' panel. Pairing ...
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How to debug bluetooth

I'm having regular issues with bluetooth and I could really use some tips on debugging this. Especially in areas it's different from Ubuntu. I'm basically having this issue: Bluetooth applet ...
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How do I accept a file via Bluetooth?

It's a bit strange to ask, but the situation is: I can easily send from my laptop with elementary OS files via Bluetooth, but I do not understand how to accept a file. The system notifies me that a ...
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How to disable Bluetooth by default?

I want Bluetooth disabled by default. How to do it in elementary os? I've already tried to disable it in settings. But there is no option for this. If I disable it on top bar and login and logout the ...
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Bluetooth headphones not showing up as sound output on Dell XPS 15

I have Elementary OS Loki installed on my Dell XPS 15, I've got it paired to my UE Boom 2 and Bose QuietControl 30, but they aren't showing up as a possible Sound output. Their indicated type is ...
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Turn off bluetooth on startup

I'm looking for a way to have bluetooth turned off every time I start my computer, but without loosing ability to turn it on again using only switch in wingpanel. I've seen many answers to similar ...
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Bluetooth applet disappeared from wingpanel [closed]

Tried to connect to bluetooth device today and noticed the icon was missing from wingpanel menubar. Logout/in, reboot, killall wingpanel, no effect. Bluetooth is gone. Icon still appears in System ...
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Problem with finding bluetooth device

i just bought a new laptop and had install elementary os as a main boot. But i have a problem with bluetooth on my laptop. It keeps searching and no others bluetooth device detected. In this case , i ...
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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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