Bluetooth issue with Mint 17 MATE?

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Re: Bluetooth issue with Mint 17 MATE?

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What devices are you pairing with but can't use? Headphones and other audio devices sometimes need a certain command to get them to work

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 pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover
Is there any blutooth option under hardware in system settings?
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Re: Bluetooth issue with Mint 17 MATE?

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darkstrike wrote:Thanks Pat, booting back to the older kernel again....hopefully this issue can be resolved :(

For the record, I also have a different Broadcom Bluetooth dongle as well as this Cambridge Radio one wee;ve all been trying to get to work for me. I tried the Broadcom BT dongle as well and it does the exact same thing :(
The BT dongle on this Toshiba is Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0a5c:2148 Broadcom Corp. BCM92046DG-CL1ROM Bluetooth 2.1 Adapter and the one on my Lenovo is Bus 003 Device 008: ID 0a5c:2101 Broadcom Corp. BCM2045 Bluetooth

I know I tried them both on the Lenovo G710 when I couldn't seem to get the Atheros BT working that was built in the wifi card. But I don't remember if I tried them before I changed kernel to 3.14 as they both have 3.15 kernels now
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Re: Bluetooth issue with Mint 17 MATE?

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Hi darkstrike,

You left a note in another thread asking if anybody found a fix for theUbuntu 14.04 and/or LM17 bluetooth problems. Well yes let me refer you to my thread http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=47&t=171054 wherein "jeremyB' provided a command that I now use each time I want to use my bluetooth headphones or speakers.

I suppose its a workaround really but it does allow me to use the blutooth facilities on my 'music hub' notebook!

Hope it may help and you do find a solution eventually. Oh and yes I can understand your annoyance!!
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Re: Bluetooth issue with Mint 17 MATE?

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I have linuxmint mate 64-bit and bluetooth is working fine after I did the following. No manual module loading is required. Whatever the problem, I think it is with blueman. So just removed it and install the bleman from the following website.

http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package/co ... se/blueman

At least it is working for me without any issues.
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Re: Bluetooth issue with Mint 17 MATE?

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Hi guys, I'm starting to think this is a hardware issue and not Linux, but here's what I got so far.
New laptop with the K810 bluetooth keyboard. Linuxmint latest with latest update.
I hate to send the K810 back, its frign awesome. Maybe a dongle would work??

Here's my specs:

from: http://blog.chschmid.com/?p=1537#comment-136700

hcitool scan – shows nothing, it just scans forever it seems.
thoughts? please and thanx :)

kc@kC-laptop ~ $ 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 005: ID 03eb:8a1d Atmel Corp.
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 0bda:b728 Realtek Semiconductor Corp.
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 5986:055e Acer, Inc
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 046d:c52b Logitech, Inc. Unifying Receiver
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

kc@kC-laptop ~ $ lsmod | grep bluetooth
bluetooth 391136 22 bnep,btusb,rfcomm

kc@kC-laptop ~ $ dmesg | grep -i bluetooth
[ 2.221447] usb 2-6: Product: Bluetooth Radio
[ 3.886309] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.17
[ 3.886328] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized
[ 3.886336] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized
[ 3.886339] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized
[ 3.886343] Bluetooth: SCO socket layer initialized
[ 4.096788] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
[ 4.096792] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
[ 4.096800] Bluetooth: BNEP socket layer initialized
[ 4.106031] Bluetooth: RFCOMM TTY layer initialized
[ 4.106042] Bluetooth: RFCOMM socket layer initialized
[ 4.106047] Bluetooth: RFCOMM ver 1.11

kc@kC-laptop ~ $ lspci -nnk
00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT DRAM Controller [8086:0a04] (rev 0b)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
00:02.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller [8086:0a16] (rev 0b)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
Kernel driver in use: i915
00:03.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller [8086:0a0c] (rev 0b)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
00:14.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP USB xHCI HC [8086:9c31] (rev 04)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
Kernel driver in use: xhci_hcd
00:16.0 Communication controller [0780]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP HECI #0 [8086:9c3a] (rev 04)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
Kernel driver in use: mei_me
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP HD Audio Controller [8086:9c20] (rev 04)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
00:1c.0 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 1 [8086:9c10] (rev e4)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.2 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 3 [8086:9c14] (rev e4)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.3 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 4 [8086:9c16] (rev e4)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1c.4 PCI bridge [0604]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP PCI Express Root Port 5 [8086:9c18] (rev e4)
Kernel driver in use: pcieport
00:1d.0 USB controller [0c03]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP USB EHCI #1 [8086:9c26] (rev 04)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
Kernel driver in use: ehci-pci
00:1f.0 ISA bridge [0601]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP LPC Controller [8086:9c43] (rev 04)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
Kernel driver in use: lpc_ich
00:1f.2 SATA controller [0106]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP SATA Controller 1 [AHCI mode] [8086:9c03] (rev 04)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
Kernel driver in use: ahci
00:1f.3 SMBus [0c05]: Intel Corporation Lynx Point-LP SMBus Controller [8086:9c22] (rev 04)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3978]
02:00.0 Network controller [0280]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8723BE PCIe Wireless Network Adapter [10ec:b723]
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:b736]
Kernel driver in use: rtl8723be
03:00.0 Ethernet controller [0200]: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet Controller [10ec:8168] (rev 10)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3818]
Kernel driver in use: r8169
04:00.0 3D controller [0302]: NVIDIA Corporation GM108M [GeForce 840M] [10de:1341] (rev a2)
Subsystem: Lenovo Device [17aa:3817]
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Re: Bluetooth issue with Mint 17 MATE?

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Re: Bluetooth issue with Mint 17 MATE?

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JeremyB wrote:http://askubuntu.com/questions/607339/r ... s-not-work

Use the answer provided by Pilot6
After a cold boot, that worked perfectly, thank you soooo much! :)
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