my bluetooth is not working ...

Asked by karankumar on 2012-03-02

hi all ,
i m new to ubuntu ...
i have a sony vaio laptop (vpceh18fg),
when i turn on the bluetooth from hardware key it shows that the bluetooth is on , but i cannot see anything , on the top right corner of desktop it shows that blutooth is on , but when i click preferences it says , bluetooth is disabled ....
plz help ..

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karankumar (karank85299) said : #1

bluetooth works fine with windows 7 , but it doesnt works with ubuntu 11.10 ...

Can you give the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a; dmesg | grep -i blue


karankumar (karank85299) said : #3

output of
lsb_release -a; uname -a; dmesg | grep -i blue

No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 11.10
Release: 11.10
Codename: oneiric
Linux ubuntu 3.0.0-16-generic-pae #28-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 27 19:24:01 UTC 2012 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
[ 30.812445] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.16
[ 30.812467] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized
[ 30.812470] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized
[ 30.812471] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized
[ 30.813689] Bluetooth: SCO socket layer initialized
[ 30.814010] Bluetooth: Generic Bluetooth USB driver ver 0.6
[ 32.053713] Bluetooth: RFCOMM TTY layer initialized
[ 32.053719] Bluetooth: RFCOMM socket layer initialized
[ 32.053721] Bluetooth: RFCOMM ver 1.11
[ 32.054989] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
[ 32.054992] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast

ok if you run:

hcitool dev

What is output?

karankumar (karank85299) said : #5

 output of hcitool dev

Install bluez, does it see the device?

karankumar (karank85299) said : #7

yes bluez is already installed ... but i cannot see bluez from dash .... i can see bluewho , bluetooth manager and bluetooth ...

nish (kularchu1112) said : #8

i also have same problem
FAQ #1901: “Intel Chipsets Screen Resolution Problem”.

nish (kularchu1112) said : #9

hey sory i have problem of ubuntu bluetooth

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