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Ru14real
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bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:33 pm

Just cant seem to pair my speaker here. What to do? When I open the Bluetooth icon, its says that the device is here. When going to turn on the device nothing happens. When using bluetooth assistant, I try to connect to A2DP sink, and still, nothing happens. Can someone help me please?

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:44 pm

I take it you are john from IRC, open a terminal window and paste the following command in and post the result

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lsusb; dmesg | egrep -i 'blue|firm'

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:49 pm

Bus 002 Device 006: ID 0a5c:5800 Broadcom Corp. BCM5880 Secure Applications Processor
Bus 002 Device 005: ID 413c:8187 Dell Computer Corp. DW375 Bluetooth Module
Bus 002 Device 004: ID 8086:0188 Intel Corp. WiMAX Connection 2400m
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 045e:07b2 Microsoft Corp.
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 05ca:1814 Ricoh Co., Ltd HD Webcam
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 8087:0020 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching Hub
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
[ 0.225138] [Firmware Bug]: ACPI: BIOS _OSI(Linux) query ignored
[ 1.978877] usb 2-1.7: Product: DW375 Bluetooth Module
[ 22.955345] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.21
[ 22.955364] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized
[ 22.955369] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized
[ 22.955373] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized
[ 22.955384] Bluetooth: SCO socket layer initialized
[ 23.422890] iwlwifi 0000:03:00.0: loaded firmware version 41.28.5.1 build 33926 op_mode iwldvm
[ 27.465110] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
[ 27.465113] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
[ 27.465118] Bluetooth: BNEP socket layer initialized
[ 27.642768] i2400m_usb 2-1.5:1.0: firmware interface version 9.3.2
[ 27.714663] Bluetooth: RFCOMM TTY layer initialized
[ 27.714673] Bluetooth: RFCOMM socket layer initialized
[ 27.714678] Bluetooth: RFCOMM ver 1.11
john@john-Latitude-E6410 ~ $


Yes its john

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:57 pm

I don't recall many issues with that one
In terminal with the device in pairing mode try

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bluetoothctl
power on
scan on
See if the device is discovered, use CTRL + D to quit bluetoothctl, then check in terminal

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pactl list short | grep blue
Post results

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:06 pm

john@john-Latitude-E6410 ~ $ bluetoothctl
bluetoothctl: command not found
john@john-Latitude-E6410 ~ $ power on
No command 'power' found, did you mean:
Command 'powder' from package 'powder' (multiverse)
Command 'powerd' from package 'olpc-powerd' (universe)
Command 'powerd' from package 'powerd' (universe)
Command 'upower' from package 'upower' (main)
power: command not found


NO luck

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:06 pm

it says its paired, it looks like its paired, but no sound comes from it?

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:12 pm

How about the results for

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pactl list short | grep blue
You must be using LM 17

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:14 pm

john@john-Latitude-E6410 ~ $ pactl list short | grep blue
7 module-bluetooth-policy

Linux mint. Not sure what version, but I hit the update button often.

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:17 pm

Try

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pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover
Then connect to the headset

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:31 pm

ohn@john-Latitude-E6410 ~ $ pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover
Failure: Module initialization failed

no such luck

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:02 pm

~ $ pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover
24

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:03 pm

That looks like success to me

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:05 pm

could it be something in the sound settings?

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:07 pm

looks can be deceiving, its still not working. it looks like everything is ok, but again no sound. It does work with other OSs though and my phone. I just dont get it.

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:08 pm

Does the bluetooth device show in sound settings now?

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:11 pm

it does and there are two settings.

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:11 pm

under configuration tab

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by Ru14real » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:15 pm

under playback it was not under the speaker. I switched on and now its working. That was silly of me. I should have checked it to begin with. Sorry for all the trouble

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by JeremyB » Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:25 pm

Not silly at all, glad to be able to help

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Re: bluetooth pairing

Post by rickNS » Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:13 pm

I have all those modules installed, but still no bluetooth options in sound preferences, I suspect that this thread;
https://askubuntu.com/questions/366032/ ... omatically
About a third the way down the page the answer with 10 votes has the solution that might work for me, and possibly many others, as bluetooth problems seem common. To summarize, "the problem is that the pulseaudio bluetooth module is loaded before X11, changing a couple of config files do the trick."
I just haven't really needed it bad enough to try it. On Mint 18.0 mate. I did bookmark the page though.
Mint 18 mate on 2 identical Thinkpad T420's

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