LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 07-28-2017, 01:24 PM   #91
Rickkkk
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia CANADA
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 1,252

Rep: Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466

How about we check if the bluetooth systemd service is actually running. If not, this will cause the type of behaviour that you are describing within a GUI like Blueman.

Assuming Mint uses systemd, could you please run the following command in the terminal and get back to us with the output :

Code:
systemctl status bluetooth
If it's running, you'll see some green coloured text with the word "Active" along with a whole lot of other information ....
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:29 PM   #92
Rickkkk
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia CANADA
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 1,252

Rep: Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alok Rai View Post
Hey Rickkkk!

I just tried what you told me in your last post - about switching off the wi-fi and then giving it a go - and, presto, it works!

This is great - and saying "thank you" seems barely sufficient - but Montreal is a long way away!

Meanwhile, in the light of my last post - two Bluetooth managers, possibly? - I will await your suggestion a propos.

Cheers!
Ah ! Great news. Now do you know if the netbook's WiFi supports both the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz bands ? The conflict, when it occurs, is caused by linux's inability to manage contention between WiFi and Bluetooth communication when both are using the 2.4 GHz band ... Windows somehow deals better with this.

For WiFi cards that are dual-band, if you configure it to exclusively connect to the 5 GHz band (your router/access point must obviously also support this ...), you can work around the conflict.
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:36 PM   #93
Rickkkk
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia CANADA
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 1,252

Rep: Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466
... and with respect to having 2 GUI tools installed to manage Bluetooth, I don't think it matters as long as you don't fire up both of them at the same time. I personally manage everything from the command line with systemctl and bluetoothctl - I find it simpler, but it's a question of personal preference.

So I wouldn't worry about this. You can eventually uninstall Blueman if you find that the GUI included with your desktop environment does the job.
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:36 PM   #94
Alok Rai
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2015
Posts: 217

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Here is the output -

systemctl status bluetooth
● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled; vendor preset
Active: active (running) since Fri 2017-07-28 19:55:08 IST; 4h 2min ago
Docs: man:bluetoothd(8)
Main PID: 2025 (bluetoothd)
Status: "Running"
CGroup: /system.slice/bluetooth.service
└─2025 /usr/lib/bluetooth/bluetoothd

Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Current Time Service could not be
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: gatt-time-server: Input/output err
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Not enough free handles to registe
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Not enough free handles to registe
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Sap driver initialization failed.
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: sap-server: Operation not permitte
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Endpoint registered: sender=:1.40
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Endpoint registered: sender=:1.40
Jul 28 23:44:40 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: /org/bluez/hci0/dev_08_DF_1F_56_EF
Jul 28 23:44:41 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Control: Refusing unexpected conne
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:37 PM   #95
Rickkkk
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia CANADA
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 1,252

Rep: Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466
Have you got sound playing through the Bose speaker yet ?
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:38 PM   #96
Rickkkk
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia CANADA
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 1,252

Rep: Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alok Rai View Post
Here is the output -

systemctl status bluetooth
● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled; vendor preset
Active: active (running) since Fri 2017-07-28 19:55:08 IST; 4h 2min ago
Docs: man:bluetoothd(8)
Main PID: 2025 (bluetoothd)
Status: "Running"
CGroup: /system.slice/bluetooth.service
└─2025 /usr/lib/bluetooth/bluetoothd

Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Current Time Service could not be
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: gatt-time-server: Input/output err
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Not enough free handles to registe
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Not enough free handles to registe
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Sap driver initialization failed.
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: sap-server: Operation not permitte
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Endpoint registered: sender=:1.40
Jul 28 23:43:55 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Endpoint registered: sender=:1.40
Jul 28 23:44:40 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: /org/bluez/hci0/dev_08_DF_1F_56_EF
Jul 28 23:44:41 alok-1015CX bluetoothd[2025]: Control: Refusing unexpected conne
OK it's running - that's good.

Not sure what that last message is about refusing unexpected connection ... Is everything working ?
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:41 PM   #97
Alok Rai
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2015
Posts: 217

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
As for the waveband stuff you suggest - 5 GHz as against 2.4 or whatever - that sounds like its way beyond my present competence. But I have a Linux manual coming my way soon from Amazon!

Meanwhile, will await your next.

(As you can see from the time-stamp on the output, it's late here, and I must get to bed now - finally reassured that I have a system that works! Thank you again!)
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:41 PM   #98
Alok Rai
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2015
Posts: 217

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
O yes, full, happy sound coming from the Bose!
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:43 PM   #99
Alok Rai
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2015
Posts: 217

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Don't know about the "refusing unexpected connection" but I'll let that rest as long as it lets me do the same!
 
Old 07-28-2017, 01:47 PM   #100
Rickkkk
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2014
Location: Montreal, Quebec and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia CANADA
Distribution: Arch
Posts: 1,252

Rep: Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466Reputation: 466
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alok Rai View Post
O yes, full, happy sound coming from the Bose!
That's great and all that matters ! :-)

Have a well-deserved break, Alok - you solved your problem !!

Glad I was able to be of some help.
 
Old 07-28-2017, 09:19 PM   #101
Alok Rai
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2015
Posts: 217

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Thanks! I'm sure I will be back...
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] Streaming from speaker using bluetooth elieobeid7 Linux - Newbie 4 07-17-2017 12:29 AM
Bluetooth Speaker Experience budman85 Slackware 3 07-15-2017 07:15 PM
[SOLVED] bluetooth dongle + bluetooth speaker but no sound on the bluetooth speaker vonbiber Slackware 4 05-11-2017 09:53 AM
Connecting but not playing through my bluetooth speaker thethinker Linux - Hardware 1 08-22-2016 10:51 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:07 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration