No bluetooth adaptors found [SOLVED]

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evadavada
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No bluetooth adaptors found [SOLVED]

Post by evadavada » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:25 pm

Hello everybody, so i have recently moved to linux mint sonya on my asus x550LD laptop and it shows me that my bluetooth adaptor is missing.
I have tried to find solutions for this but none of them have helped me.

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padmanabh@padmanabh ~ $ cat /etc/*release
DISTRIB_ID=LinuxMint
DISTRIB_RELEASE=18.2
DISTRIB_CODENAME=sonya
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya"
NAME="Linux Mint"
VERSION="18.2 (Sonya)"
ID=linuxmint
ID_LIKE=ubuntu
PRETTY_NAME="Linux Mint 18.2"
VERSION_ID="18.2"
HOME_URL="http://www.linuxmint.com/"
SUPPORT_URL="http://forums.linuxmint.com/"
BUG_REPORT_URL="http://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint/"
VERSION_CODENAME=sonya
UBUNTU_CODENAME=xenial
cat: /etc/upstream-release: Is a directory

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padmanabh@padmanabh ~ $ lsusb
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:8000 Intel Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 04f2:b40a Chicony Electronics Co., Ltd 
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

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padmanabh@padmanabh ~ $ lsmod | grep blue
bluetooth             557056  12 btrtl,btintel,bnep,btbcm,ath3k,btusb

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padmanabh@padmanabh ~ $ dmesg | grep -i bluetooth
[ 8013.934913] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.22
[ 8013.934936] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized
[ 8013.934940] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized
[ 8013.934942] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized
[ 8013.934949] Bluetooth: SCO socket layer initialized
[ 8066.579318] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
[ 8066.579320] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
[ 8066.579324] Bluetooth: BNEP socket layer initialized
padmanabh@padmanabh ~ $ rfkill list
0: phy0: Wireless LAN
	Soft blocked: no
	Hard blocked: no

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padmanabh@padmanabh ~ $ lspci
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller (rev 09)
00:03.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller (rev 09)
00:04.0 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation Device 0a03 (rev 09)
00:14.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series USB xHCI HC (rev 04)
00:16.0 Communication controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series HECI #0 (rev 04)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 8 Series HD Audio Controller (rev 04)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series PCI Express Root Port 1 (rev e4)
00:1c.2 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series PCI Express Root Port 3 (rev e4)
00:1c.3 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series PCI Express Root Port 4 (rev e4)
00:1c.4 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series PCI Express Root Port 5 (rev e4)
00:1d.0 USB controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series USB EHCI #1 (rev 04)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 8 Series LPC Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.2 SATA controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode] (rev 04)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 8 Series SMBus Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.6 Signal processing controller: Intel Corporation 8 Series Thermal (rev 04)
02:00.0 Unassigned class [ff00]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. Device 5287 (rev 01)
02:00.1 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 12)
03:00.0 Network controller: Ralink corp. RT3290 Wireless 802.11n 1T/1R PCIe
03:00.1 Bluetooth: Ralink corp. RT3290 Bluetooth
04:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GF117M [GeForce 610M/710M/810M/820M / GT 620M/625M/630M/720M] (rev a1)

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padmanabh@padmanabh ~ $ uname -a
Linux padmanabh 4.10.0-40-generic #44~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Thu Nov 9 15:37:44 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Any help will be appreciated.
Last edited by evadavada on Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:05 pm, edited 2 times in total.

JeremyB
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Re: No bluetooth adaptors found

Post by JeremyB » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:52 pm

That device isn't supported in Linux because Ralink didn't want to provide the source code due to a proprietary design

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Re: No bluetooth adaptors found [SOLVED]

Post by evadavada » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:09 pm

I checked for solutions about this ralink bluetooth
The only solution i could find was this
viewtopic.php?t=172945
can pair old devices only since it is an old driver.

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