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PySerial not responding after 10 seconds of inactivity

I've got the JY-MCU Bluetooth module connected to the hardware serial port on my Raspberry Pi. It seems to be working except for one thing: when there is no communication for about 10 seconds or more, ...
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How to get microcontroller connected to WiFi - no keyboard, screen, or native app

Assuming a user has a RPi-based device with a WiFi adaptor, Ethernet port, and Bluetooth dongle, what is the easiest way to configure their SSID & Password to get them connected to WiFi without: ...
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Using python with bluetooth to communicate

I'm trying to write a simple program to communicate between the RPi and a bluetooth cellphone. I went with this tutorial: Bluetooth Python tutorial for RPi and was able to connect to the phone and ...
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Raspberry Pi Wi-Fi setup with mobile app

My use case involves a Raspberry Pi and an embedded application that requires Wi-Fi internet access. I want to be able to carry the Raspberry Pi around and quickly set up the Wi-Fi access for each ...
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Airplay plus Bluetooth Speaker

I would like to develop a Raspberry PI "music receiver" that would play Airplay audio by default, but if a Bluetooth audio source connected to it - it would use that as the audio source instead of ...
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Can connect two bluetooth devices to the Raspberry Pi B +?

I have a question: Can connect two bluetooth devices (GPS and OBD) operates under a bluetooth adapter to the Raspberry Pi B+? Thank you very much.
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Bluetooth Manager - now window, no GUI

When I click on the Bluetooth Manager icon, nothing happens. There's no window although I can tell the program is opened. I've tried the suggestions here with no success. Any ideas why is this ...
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Bluetooth serial failure

I'm trying to connect a BT USB dongle to anything. Once paired, on my Mac (Mac OS X 10.9) I get 'Bluetooth serial failure has occurred. Failed to open RFCOMM serial channel'. It also pairs with my ...
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How can a USB Bluetooth Dongle be used as login TTY

I would like to be able to use a Bluetooth Dongle - not the HC06 module, but a simple USB dongle (the pretty generic kind, or even poundshop type) as a serial login console/tty. I have already tried ...
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mounting content of pendrive to mobile phone via bluetooth

what should I do in order to view the contents of pendrive (which is mounted on pi)on mobile phone android, when connected with blue tooth (blue tooth module is connected on gpio). A new file should ...
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Bluetooth Discoverable Raspberry Pi

I am trying to set up a raspberry pi bluetooth speaker and I was wondering if there was a way to set up the pi so it is always discoverable. Meaning, I turn the pi on, it automatically starts ...
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BLE receiver-transmitters

I'd like to have suggestions on this new project that I'm trying to develop. My project will be made of two components: the receiver and many transmitters. The receiver keeps listening for near ...
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Can't connect Rspi Bluetooth Usb Dongle

I've an BT usb dongle, i want to connect to my phone, but i don't work: I can discover my phone with "hcitool scan". here's my bt usb dongle: i@rspi1 ~ $ hciconfig -a hci0: Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB ...
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Raspberry Pi “Headless” Bluetooth Connection

I was wondering on a specific connection setup for the Bluetooth USB Dongle I have recently purchased. Is there a way to connect via a smart-phone to a raspberry pi, with a predefined pint? I have ...
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Audio Transmitter without Audio

I have make my Pi transmit the audio to my Bluetooth speaker using this link here but for some reason I get no play back out of my speaker. I have unplugged my HDMI and headphones that were in and ...
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Bluetooth Dongle and Mac iKeyboard

I am trying to connect my Raspberry with the iKeyboard app. thought Bluetooth dongle; so I just.. 1) install bluetooth in Raspbian: sudo apt-get install bluez python-bluez 2) Disable bluetooth ...
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Raspberry Bluetooth dongle not detected by Android phone

I want to communicate between android phone and Raspberry via Bluetooth, the Raspberry can discover the android phone tutorial code . but the android didn't discover the Bluetooth dongle on RPI ...
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Raspberry Pi and Arduino bluetooth communication

I'm currently workin on a project which consists of controlling a arduino robot ( with this https://www.adafruit.com/products/1588 bluetooth module on it ) from my raspberry pi. I found this ...
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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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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 ...