The is no Bluetooth (a wireless communications standard) connectivity, though Bluetooth devices may be connected via a Bluetooth hub in one of the board's USB ports.

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Cannot update or install DBus

I've been trying to connect A bluetooth dongle to a bt breakout board (kernel 3.12). Both of them show up with hcitool scan and dev. I've already installed bluez5 that keeps complaining about dbus: ...
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Speed problem using an R-pi to run python-whiteboard and xournal as a home-built smartboard

I've built my own version of a smartboard for my classroom, but I'd like to migrate it to a raspberry pi. It's been running under Lubuntu on an old salvaged PC. Python-whiteboard uses a ...
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Manipulate RSSI value

My issue is pretty simple to explain: I doing some tests with my Raspberry and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE). I bought a Bluetooth 4.0 dongle and everything is setup fine. Now for a little project, I ...
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Raspberry Pi as Bluetooth slave

I am working on a project for which I have decided to use my Raspberry Pi as the main controller. The plan is to be using a Bluetooth dongle in the Raspberry Pi (which I already know is working) and ...
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How to receive data via bluetooth on Raspberry Pi and transfer it to USB port

I would like to know the way by which the data received on raspberry pi via Bluetooth from some other device can be transferred to a flash drive connected to the USB port of raspberry Pi.
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Raspberry Pi connect to Arduino over BLE?

I am trying to create my own smart watch, like the Pebble. I have sorted the screen and battery and Arduino (Pro Mini) for the controller. I would like two 'modes': (1) smart watch - for mobile ...
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Using Bluetooth to control GPIO pins

I have 5 strips of LEDs that are linked up to 5 transistors, nothing special. I want to be able to create an android app that when I press a button it sends a command via Bluetooth to the Raspberry Pi ...
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IBeacon appears, but disappears immediately

I am using an Raspberry Pi model B with an IOGear GBU521 to create an IBeacon. I followed the instructions on page http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/11/29/feature_diy_apple_ibeacons/. Compiled ...
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RFCOMM device seems to be missing (dev/rfcomm0)

I am trying to send and receive serial commands over bluetooth. I have installed pyBluez library. The issue is that while the rfcomm.conf exists there is no rfcomm0 in /dev/ directory. I rebooted but ...
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Bluetooth LE Proximity Profile with BlueZ

BlueZ seems to be not that good documented. I'm trying to run the PXP (Proximity) profile on my Raspberry Pi. I installed D-Bus 1.8 and bluez 5.17. I know that the proximity profile is supported by ...
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Connecting a bluetooth module to GPIO?

I got a bluetooth sensor from this Chinese company. Model is BC417. The module has six pins: KEY RXD TXD 5.0 3.3 GND I'm totally newbie about GPIO and sensors, only got that module and a few ...
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Raspberry Pi as Transmitter to bluetooth speakers

I am trying to do a project and I can't seem to find any information on how to set up the raspberry pi as the transmitter to bluetooth speakers. Is this possible? (Raspberry pi as the transmitter, NOT ...
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Making Raspberry Pi Bluetooth slave

I'm trying to setup my Raspberry Pi's bluetooth to listen and wait to be paired by a PC . I see most of the guides are the other way (Raspberry Pi scans, detects and pairs to other devices). How can ...
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Inateck BTA-CSR4B2 USB Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter not scanning

I bought an Inateck BTA-CSR4B2 USB Bluetooth 4.0 Adapter and plugged it into my Raspberry Pi. Setup was smooth (got bluetooth, blueman, bluez-utils from apt-get), but I can't get any scan results from ...
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Raspberry Pi turned into iBeacon : can't see it on my device (iPhone)

Read first I thought I would give a little edit to my initial question just to add what was the big deal in short! What I wrote at first stays untouched below (the line). I was having trouble to ...
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Send video via Bluetooth to an Android. Android to capture photos

I want to send video via blue tooth on start up to my android. I will use the android to capture photos / screen shots of the video. 1. This will be used out in the field, under homes and in attics ...
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Updating kernel/firmware to specific version

I've updated my rPi to the latest kernel/firmware using rpi-update and my Bluetooth dongle stopped working. I found this to be a known bug in 3.10.* branch of the kernel. Through tinkering and ...
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Pre-install device drivers

I do not have a USB plug-and-play keyboard for my Raspberry Pi. I do have however a Bluetooth keyboard and a USB Bluetooth dongle. The problem is I have no way to configure my Raspberry Pi during ...
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Bluetooth device is not available?

I followed this tutorial to set up my Bluetooth dongle and get it running. I have the same Bluetooth dongle that is in the tutorial, yet I can not seem to get it to work. I get to step "C" and then ...
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Testing bluetooth communication on RaspberryPi

I am a beginner at RaspberryPi programing so I hope the question doesn’t sound dumb. I would like to test a communication between two bluetooh modules in SPP mode. Is it possible to connect them both ...
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Bluetooth headset compatible [closed]

I'm having some trouble getting a bluetooth headset working with a raspberry pi I have read differents topics about these devices on the net, it seams there are a lot of problems with ...
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Use raspi to redirect wireless/bluetooth keyboard to different computers

I have around 5 computers, and having 5 keyboards is 4 too many for me right now. What I want to do is connect my Kinesis Advantage (wired) keyboard to my raspi, have the raspi redirect all incoming ...
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dhclient keeps sending DHCPDISCOVER requests. why?

I connected my rPi to my iPhone via Bluetooth and configured bluetooth interface in the following way in /etc/network interfaces: # iPhone via Bluetooth allow-hotplug bnep0 iface bnep0 inet dhcp It ...
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Audio over Bluetooth module via GPIO

I've worked with the HC-05 Bluetooth module which is a popular module having standard UART TX/RX lines that can be directly connected to the RPi's GPIO. You can use it to set up a Bluetooth terminal ...
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Unable to pair bluetooth keyboard under ArchLinux & Bluez5

I have ArchLinux armv61 3.6.11-17 running and am attempting to pair with a bluetooth keyboard. My Kinivo USB Bluetooth dongle is installed properly and can see my Apple Bluetooth Keyboard (the old ...
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Using NOOBS, no keyboard

I have a keyboard/mouse combo that connect via Bluetooth to a sensor that plugs into the Pi. It works great because the sensor has minimal current draw, compared to other keyboards I have used ...
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Let Raspbmc play bluetooth audio

I'm looking to have my Raspbmc setup play audio from my phone using audio over Bluetooth. In the same way a Bluetooth enabled car audio system would. I have not been able to find anything about this ...
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Building an In-car audio system using a Raspberry Pi

My current car has a small Bluetooth Adapter for playing music though my cars AUX port, but its not great. I am currently looking at the idea of building a Raspberry Pi based version of this. I found ...
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Receiving emails to raspberry pi and then sending to print? [closed]

Is it possible to wifi enable the Raspberry Pi so that it could receive emails? They are just photos automatically sent from my photo account, so there is no text. Then it needs to automatically send ...
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Bluetooth as ttyUSB*

I want to see my usb bluetooth dongle as a device ttyUSB*. It's possible? It shows "hci mode" in lsusb command. $ lsmod Module Size Used by rfcomm ...
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Connect to a phone device using bluetooth (CLI)

I am having trouble connecting to my mobile phone using the cirago bluetooth adapter with my raspberry pi running adafruit's occidentalis v2. Show me teh codez. But in all seriousness, here are some ...
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Setting up a bluetooth headset

I'm having some trouble getting a bluetooth headset working with a raspberry pi as the default audio in/out device. I tried connecting to the bluetooth device by doing the following: pi@raspberrypi ...
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One-way file-transfer from PC to Raspberry Pi

I am looking for a way to send files from a computer to a rpi without the rpi being able to send anything to the pc and therefore possibly get access the computer's network. The rpi will be used as a ...
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Unable to setup bluetooth dongle

Recently I got Nano USB to Bluetooth Dongle v2.0. I tried to install it by following the instructions but culdn't figure out why the module is not visible. I ran the following procedure: sudo ...
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Wireless surround sound using Raspberry Pi?

I was looking into some Bluetooth/Wireless audio solutions and wasn't a bit taken aback by what it costs for something that would actually work well. The I looked at my Pi and started formulating a ...
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Can't connect RFCOMM socket: Permission denied

00:1A:7D:11:C0:66 is a headset. sdptool search --bdaddr 00:1A:7D:11:C0:66 HS results in Searching for HS on 00:1A:7D:11:C0:66 ... Service Name: Headset Service RecHandle: 0x10001 Service Class ...
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Connect to bluetooth device on startup

I want my Raspberry Pi to be a Music Server. So I connected some speakers and everything works fine now. Tho only problem is that i have to connect the speakers manually after each startup. Is there ...
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Connected Bluetooth Speaker not playing sound

I have connected my Bluetooth speakers to my Raspberry Pi (Wheezy). But my problem is, that the Pi is not recognizing the bluetooth speakers. There is no sound, but the player plays my music. If i ...
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CSR Bluetooth softblocked, and rfkill unblock <id> doesn't work

I am setting up an emulation box and am hoping to use these instructions to be able to use a PS3 six-axis controller. The dongle works fine on my main PC, I can pair, scan, etc. I have Raspbian ...
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What commands do I use to make Bluetooth discoverable on RPi running Raspbian

hcitool scan on my RPi reveals the other local Bluetooth devices, but they do not recognise the RPi Bluetooth. Can anyone tell me the command to make Bluetooth discoverable on the RPi, please.
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Setting up Bluetooth dongle

I am trying to get my Bluetooth dongle set up. When I search for it using lsusb, the following comes up in the terminal: Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub Bus 001 Device ...
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Sending audio to multiple different A2DP bluetooth speakers

At a basic level I'm wondering if I can send audio to multiple bluetooth speakers at once. Before I invest in multiple bluetooth speakers and a bluetooth dongle for the Pi, I'm wondering if it's even ...
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Bluetooth Dongle and Macbook Keyboard

I usually work on my macbook and I can ssh to the raspberry pi for many of my tasks. However, I want to use my TV monitor which is connected to raspberry pi and have my Macbook keyboard as the input ...
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Bluetooth connection

Can anybody tell me exactly what I need to do in order to get my android phone to communicate to the Raspberry Pi via Bluetooth? I am new to this and I have made an Android app that has 2 buttons ...
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Receiving files from android via bluetooth?

So I currently have an android application that is paired to my pi via the bluetooth dongle. Regularly in order to recieve a file, I have to go and manually accept the transfer to occur. Is there way ...
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Raspbmc only responds to bluetooth keyboard after restart

So I managed to pair this bluetooth keyboard with my raspberry pi running Raspbmc. However, when I turn my keyboard back on, I cannot use it inside XBMC. The keyboard is paired with the Raspberry, but ...
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RASBMC Bluetooth Playback over Sound Bar

I have a LG Sound Bar that allows audio playback using Bluetooth. I'd like to play audio from XBMC on raspbmc over the Sound Bar. At the same time, Id still like the audio from HDMI to still ...
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Receive on usb bluetooth and send it to uart

Is there any easy way to receive data on cheap usb bluetooth dongle and all of data send to the UART in raspberry? Thanks for the answers!
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USB Bluetooth dongle not recognised after reboot

I've got a USB Bluetooth dongle fully working on the RPi, paired to my Bluetooth speakers. (0a12:0001 Cambridge Silicon Radio, running latest Raspbian). The problem comes when I reboot - the device ...
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Is There an Alternative to Bluetooth for Keyboard and Mouse?

I can't get my Bluetooth keyboard or mouse to work with RaspPi. I want a wireless solution. Are there alternatives?