[SOLVED] No bluetooth icon

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weiha44
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[SOLVED] No bluetooth icon

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Hi guys! I'm a new newbe user of Linux Mint 18.3 Cinammon 64 bit with an Acer ES1-111M.
I've tried different solution found on the net and nothing helped to solve my problem. If anyone could help it would be great.
I asked in Hexcat, they tried to help but the issue still persists.
Let me know :D
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Re: No bluetooth icon

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Please post results from terminal for

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lspci -nnk | grep -iA3 net; lsusb; dmesg | egrep -i 'blue|firm'
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Re: No bluetooth icon

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Re: No bluetooth icon

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Only results for the last part of the terminal command was there and it shows you are missing firmware. See https://askubuntu.com/questions/632336/ ... nt-working to see how to use a windows driver to create firmware for your bluetooth
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Re: No bluetooth icon

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Do you see Bluetooth on the Menu panel? If so, open it and ensure that Bluetooth is enabled there. If not seen perhaps it is not checked in the Menu Editor (Main Menu). If it is unchecked there it will not be seen on the menu panel. Also, in Bluetooth settings you can select or deselect a bluetooth icon in the tray.

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Re: No bluetooth icon

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Jeremy helped me in HexChat with this command -> wget https://github.com/winterheart/broadcom ... 9-e055.hcd && sudo cp BCM43142A0-0489-e055.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM and it worked!
So thank you all! :D
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Re: No bluetooth icon

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weiha44 wrote:
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:59 am
Jeremy helped me in HexChat with this command -> wget https://github.com/winterheart/broadcom ... 9-e055.hcd && sudo cp BCM43142A0-0489-e055.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM and it worked!
So thank you all! :D
Whats in the executable file? A driver? I was just curious what the problem was. :)
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Re: [SOLVED] No bluetooth icon

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It is just firmware converted from a windows version but it is device specific. Only bluetooth devices with an ID of 0489:e055 will work with that file
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