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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 device disconnects and bluetooth related UI locks up ocassionally

This happens occasionally when the computer is in use. When this happens, both the bluetooth indicator in the wingpanel and in the bluetooth section of settings seem to hang until I execute the ...
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I couldn't find the Bluetooth settings in loki

I wanted to connect by headphones to my laptop using Bluetooth but i can't find the Bluetooth settings in the system settings. Even when i toggle the Bluetooth from wingpanel i couldn't find my ...
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Problems with bluetooth

For over a month I have a problem with bluetooth. I couldn't turn it on from wingpanel icon, but it was possible to do that from System Settings. However, after bluetooth was turned on, I couldn't ...
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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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Sending files from phone to notebook via Bluetooth [closed]

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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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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Bluetooth device duplicates (wingpannel)

I am trying to connect my bluetooth headphones to my computer running elementary os loki. Aside from some other connection problems its been going fine. Except the bluetooth control in the wingpannel....
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Toggling Bluetooth on Wingpanel does not toggle Bluetooth in settings [closed]

...in Loki. Has anyone else observed this, is it a reported issue? I noticed this connecting a Wiimote to Loki the other day... I kept getting 'unable to connect messages' using wminput. Lo and ...
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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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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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bluetooth pairing microsoft ergonomic keyboard

I've managed to pair a microsoft bluetooth mouse without a passkey. When pairing the keyboard a popup with a passkey appears and I've tried entering it into the keyboard as well as the laptop but it ...
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0cf3:3004 Atheros AR3012 Bluetooth stop working within 5 minutes

System Information uname -r: 4.4.0-57-generic lsusb: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8008 ...
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HC-05 module to Processing

I've been trying to make an application with arduino and HC-05 bluetooth module that sends information to processing. In processing code, to read serial data I chose port with Serial.list()[x], where ...
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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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Bluetooth issue [duplicate]

I have an issue with sharing option of bluetooth. I can send files from my pc to my phone, but not form my phone to my pc. My phone tell me that my pc don't accept any tranfered file. I have ...
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Can the bluetooth idle threshhold be extended?

I use a bluetooth keyboard, and it becomes temporarily unresponsive when I don't type for a few minutes. Once I hit a key and wait about 10 seconds, the connection becomes live again and I can resume ...
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Sending files via bluetooth

I'm not sure, if I am just stupid, or discovered a bug. I wanted to send a file to my phone, using bluetooth. I did the pairing, and then wanted to send a file: Then comes the file selection dialog,...
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How to use media shares in loki

After enabling media shares in switchboard, I would expect to see my machine in the networks section in pantheon-files on another eOS loki machine in my network. I cannot find it anywhere. How do I ...
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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 disable & visibility option greyed out

I have not been able to get Bluetooth to work on latest stable Freya. After many fixes, concoctions and terminal commands, the icon has since disappeared from the notification panel and clicking the ...
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Bluetooth not working with Ralink RT3290

Just got a WiFi adapter for my laptop and WiFi is working correctly in elementary OS.But Bluetooth is not showing and shows as if there are no Bluetooth adapters installed. Output of sudo lshw -c ...
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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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Trouble with bluetooth intermittently working

Further to the problems I experienced with my touchpad, I am now encountering issues with bluetooth. Everything was working fine, but on my most recent reboot bluetooth now seems to have totally ...
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Bluetooth headset set-up problem

I'm having this problem when I try to set-up my bluetooth headset (an Avantree audition Pro, which is very nice btw), and it pairs properly, but when I go to sound settings, it doesn't show in list of ...
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How to select bluetooth dongle over internal bluetooth card

On my machine, I have two bluetooth adapters. One inside (connected to the wifi) that has terrible range, and a bluetooth dongle (usb) that has excellent range. On elementary OS, it automatically ...
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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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Bluetooth not detecting any devices on Thinkpad T420s

I have elementary Freya installed. It seems Bluetooth is working. At least it's not hard- or software blocked and the lamp on my T420s is on as if Bluetooth was doing something. But when I try to find ...
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Bluetooth is disabled

lspci -v: 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Host Bridge -OPI (rev 09) Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 19ad Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0 Capabilities: ...
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Bluetooth does not work after update [closed]

My bluetooth device stopped working after one of the updates a few months ago. Opening Settings -> Bluetooth shows nothing and i also cannot add a device. In terminal typing "bluetooth" gives '...
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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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connected my QY7 headsets to elementary OS freya

You can see in the picture that my QY7 headsets were recognized as a keyboard and the sound menu doesn't show any other sound output
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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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Magic mouse connection issues on PC

Similar or same problem as the other folk with "magic mouse connection issues". magic mouse has to be reconnected every time I restart my computer. And it has to be done by "bluetooth settings". If I ...
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How to automatically switch to connected Bluetooth headset and enable A2DP mode? [closed]

Default state: Enable bluetooth Connect to paired bluetooth headset Sound > Output > "Device for sound output" remains "Speakers - Built-in Audio" Switch "Device for sound output" to bluetooth ...
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How can I safely upgrade to BlueZ 5?

Purchased a new Logitech MX mouse. This mouse requires Bluetooth Smart which is only available in BlueZ 5. Everything I have read in upgrading the packages breaks the current Bluetooth Manager PPA ...
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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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