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How can I change the names of paired/connected remote bluetooth devices?

This information is still valid for Ubuntu 22.04 First of all, following steps are directly derived from answer by @wolf Note: This answer has only been tested on Ubuntu 16.04(Dropped here from ...
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Reinstall Bluetooth elementary OS

First, unblocking solution found there rfkill unblock bluetooth systemctl enable bluetooth.service systemctl start bluetooth.service afterwords the solution for the bluetooth audio from this link ...
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How do I accept a file via Bluetooth?

I have managed to fix this in elementaryOS 5 (Juno). You might be able to do this on lower versions as well: Pair the device with your computer using the default Bluetooth settings in the control ...
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Fix bad quality audio in Bluetooth headphones

Funnily enough, I found the answer while writing this post, so I might as well write my first-ever Q&A post on StackExchange. You have to go to Sound Settings and under the options for your ...
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How can I change the names of paired/connected remote bluetooth devices?

I don't use bluetooth so I can't test, but I found something that should work: When your device is connected, it should be listed in /var/lib/bluetooth by its MAC address. In that MAC address folder ...
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How to disable Bluetooth by default?

Open /etc/bluetooth/main.conf and change AutoEnable=true to AutoEnable=false.
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Bluetooth connceted speakers - volume not adjusting

I found an older post regarding this situation for Ubuntu 15.04 and a bug report that was filed for it. That can be found here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-sound/+bug/1404729 ...
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Turn off bluetooth by default on start up

You can disable the Bluetooth service. sudo systemctl stop bluetooth sudo systemctl disable bluetooth
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Bluetooth not work on elementary os 0.4 Loki

maybe your bluetooth is soft blocked? try : sudo rfkill list if it is blocked, try this command sudo rfkill unblock bluetooth hope it helps!
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How to disable Bluetooth by default?

You can disable it by adding next line to /etc/rc.local file with following system restart: rfkill block bluetooth
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Missing "Bluetooth settings"

It's a known bug. You can try installing 'sudo apt install switchboard-plug-bluetooth' It should add bluetooth setting to your system settings menu up to next system update. Moreover, I turn on ...
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How can I change the names of paired/connected remote bluetooth devices?

I had the same problem as Xristos. I fixed creating a new line: Alias=My_Device When the device connects, the Name variable is reset but not the Alias variable. I hope this helps, I can't reply ...
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Bluetoooth Tether

From what I understand you are looking to set up a PAN. Ubuntu is preloaded with features while eOS is minimalist. I believe what you are looking for is discussed here on superuser. . UPDATE: As you ...
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Compatibility chart

There is an Ubuntu hardware compatibility list (https://certification.ubuntu.com/desktop/) though no Asus machines are in the list. That doesn't mean they aren't compatible by any means. It just means ...
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How do I accept a file via Bluetooth?

In addition to what Pieter shared in his answer, I had to take the following additional steps before I could receive files from a Windows 10 laptop: After installing blueman, restart the computer and ...
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Bluetooth not working with Ralink RT3290

According to this site, HP Pavilion g7-2268wm does not have Bluetooth http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03487531 I even checked the Windows drivers for the machine and couldn't find anything. ...
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Can I get bluetooth devices to remain after suspend/resume and/or reboot

To enable bluetooth on every startup you need to add your custom command in etc/rc.local Open terminal and type sudo nano /etc/rc.local Now add the following line before exit 0 rfkill unblock ...
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Bluetooth turns off after reboot

In terminal: Enter the /etc/bluetooth/main.conf file. There you'll find settings for bluetooth. I see that the last line is about AutoEnable, change it to true. :)
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I couldn't find the Bluetooth settings in loki

I remember seeing it in the system settings applet, but not anymore. Try installing this application sudo apt install bluman This is the standard ubuntu application Best of luck!
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Bluetooth cannot search detect any device

I have to resize my Bluetooth window (Device search) for it to show an actual list of devices it sees. Heres to hoping the answer is just that simple.
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Q: Bluetooth automatically turns on

You can disable bluetooth using the following command in terminal sudo rfkill block bluetooth To disable it completely, run the following command in terminal sudo scratch-text-editor /etc/rc....
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Turn off bluetooth on startup

Because of where I use my laptop at times, I also needed to have the machine boot with Bluetooth off. Here is how I did it: I installed dconf-editor. This can be done via the AppCenter or at a ...
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Reinstall Bluetooth elementary OS

So, I tried a lot of different ways of doing this. First, make sure your user is in the bluetooth group. $ sudo usermod -G bluetooth -a <your_username> Restarting your bluetooth service (and ...
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Trouble connecting wireless keyboard (connection loop)

In my situation the initial keyboard recognition [it did "see" the KB] was stuck in my Elementary OS bluetooth panel and it would neither connect nor could I delete it. (I thought that deleting it ...
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Bluetooth start automatically on wake up

You can disable the Bluetooth service. sudo systemctl stop bluetooth sudo systemctl disable bluetooth
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How can I set my bluetooth headphones to use A2DP?

I had the same problem. My solution was to install pavucontrol with sudo apt install pavucontrol. With this program, you can change the audio configuration of your headset to A2DP easily.
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How do I configure my Logitech Keyboard / Mouse?

I found a solution using Solaar. It is a Linux manager for many Logitech devices The installation documentation can be found here. I personnally chose to use pip to install the latest release of ...
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Problem with finding bluetooth device

Resize your Bluetooth window (Device search) , it's probably the size of device list.
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Bluetooth not work on elementary os 0.4 Loki

I think I have a solution. sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic git build-essential git clone https://github.com/jeremyb31/bluetooth-4.4.git cd bluetooth-4.4 cp /usr/src/linux-headers-$(uname -r)...
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Bluetooth manager requests use of pin to pair headphones - elementaryOS

I would just use terminal to pair with the headset if the bluetooth manager is causing problems bluetoothctl scan on If the headset is in pairing mode it should show as a [NEW] Device followed by the ...
Jeremy31's user avatar
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