Got back at trying again to make my bluetooth work; now I am using mint 18,3 Xfce, and have downloaded the correct firmware of broadcome... I as trying to figure out the steps again to make it work but it seems there is something missing?
Here, "Open this file by Archive Manager and find there bcbtums-win8x86-brcm.inf file. Name of the file may differ in some drivers. It can be bcbtums.inf located at Win32 or Win64 directory. It does not matter 32 or 64 bit to download.
Search this file for VID_0A5C&PID_21D7. These numbers are from your lsusb output
0a5c:21d7 Broadcom Corp. BCM43142 Bluetooth 4.0.
Comment: Some devices are not recognized as Broadcom BT in lsusb. If you are unsure which one is your BT device, run usb-devices command, it will give more detailed information. There you can find product and vendor IDs.
You will see some line ending with RAMUSB21D7
Search this file for RAMUSB21D7." I do not know where to find the RAMUS information, also here is the information for terminal:
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lsusb Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 001 Device 005: ID 0a5c:216c Broadcom Corp. BCM43142A0 Bluetooth Device Bus 001 Device 004: ID 1a40:0101 Terminus Technology Inc. Hub Bus 001 Device 003: ID 04f2:b40e Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd HP Truevision HD camera Bus 001 Device 002: ID 248a:8367 Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub