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Bluetooth issues on laptop
« on: August 25, 2014, 07:38:58 pm »
I recently installed Peppermint 5 to my laptop and am trying to use the bluetooth. I can open the bluetooth manager, search for devices and make my laptop discoverable. However, it does not find any of my local devices nor can I find my peppermint setup when I search with my other devices. The manager does not give me any errors to try to research or go off of. I'm not sure where I would start in trouble shooting this. What commands could I use in terminal to find out the specific piece of bluetooth hardware I have?

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Re: Bluetooth issues on laptop
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2014, 12:51:57 am »
I found part of my problem. My network card is the realtek rtl8723be. The wifi seems to work but  now and then it stops working and needs a rmmod then modprobe. The bluetooth does not seem to work at all. Does anyone have any experience with this card and how to get it working?

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Re: Bluetooth issues on laptop
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2014, 08:04:45 am »
Can you open a terminal and post the output from running:
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sudo lspci -vnn | grep -i net 
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sudo lshw -C network
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rfkill list
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