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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    Hi Atanere and Wizard, At last I have managed to get this pesky thing to work.The trick is after booting up to switch off the speaker and switch it back on, obviously it is sending a signal by doing this.Whatever at last its working Thank you both for all your dogged help and I wish you both...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    Hi Atanere and wizard from Oz I must apologise for being absent lately but our roof was blown off in a violent tornado, no one hurt ,we were out at the time. However everything is now back to normal and all repaired.Back to the pesky bluetooth, I have managed to get it to work but it is hit and...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    I think I've stumbled on a possible clue,but here's where I;m going to need your help.In the adapter setup it's looking for the file for the adapter and I've got it as [email protected] Aspire E1-571which is my computer address ,is it not looking for the specific MAC address or name of the adapter and if it...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    Hi Atanere, Thanks for coming back to me. I have Blueman installed .1. The bluetooth icon in the system tray is greyed out. 2. The speaker icon is not showing there but if I click on the greyed out icon i opens up a menu where if I click on devices it shows the speaker and if I click on setup it...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    Hi Atanere, I purchased a bluetooth dongle and attempted to set it up.Everything looked good and the bluetooth icon appears in lower right of my screen .It picks up the speaker and says successfully added but sound comes through th laptop speakers and not through the bluetooth speaker. Ive tried...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    Hi Atanere, I think you're right my laptop doesn't have built in Blue tooth . I,ll just buy a dongle and that should sort the problem out. Thank you so much and also thanks to @wizard from Os for all the effort you've put in to help me. kind regards Jock
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    System: Host: jock-Aspire-E1-571 Kernel: 4.8.0-53-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.3 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) dm: lightdm Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Machine: System: Acer product: Aspire E1-571 v: V2.04 Chassis: type: 10 v: V2.04 Mobo: Acer model: EA50_HC_HR v: Type2 -...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    System: Host: jock-Aspire-E1-571 Kernel: 4.8.0-53-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0) Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.3 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) dm: lightdm Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Machine: System: Acer product: Aspire E1-571 v: V2.04 Chassis: type: 10 v: V2.04 Mobo: Acer model: EA50_HC_HR v: Type2 -...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    Hi Atanere this is the output from the 1st code: [10421.042949] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.21 [10421.042996] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized [10421.043000] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized [10421.043003] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized [10421.043011]...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    Hi Atanere Ive connected my phone by usb to my laptop and can pair it with my bluetooth speaker wirelesly and play with it through the speaker but I can't get it to find nearby devices i.e.my laptop. when I try to turn on blue tooth on my laptop i get this message" "Bluez daemon is not running...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    Hi Atanere My blue tooth in Mint 18.2 has never looked like it wants to work. I keep getting this message:" Bluez daemon is not running, blueman-manager cannot continue. This probably means that there were no Bluetooth adapters detected or Bluetooth daemon was not started." Can you shed any...
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    Problem with activating Bluetooth in Mint Cinnamon 18.2

    When trying to setup a blue tooth speaker in Mint Cinnamon 18.2 I get the following message : Bluez daemon is not running, blueman-manager cannot continue. This probably means that there were no Bluetooth adapters detected or Bluetooth daemon was not started. Blue tooth works perfectly and...
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    Unable to copy/transfer data to new install

    Hi Atanere, Thank you for your patience and prompt help. I have now with your assistance managed to retrieve my data.Yours is the most helpful site of the many I have looked at, thank you once again. Kind Regards Jock
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    Unable to copy/transfer data to new install

    These are my partitions:Partition 5 80GB LVM2 PV (LVM2 Physical Volume (LVM2 001)/dev/sda5 and Extended Partition /dev/sda2 and Ext2 (version 1.0) — Mounted at /boot and 511 MB — 425 MB free (16.7% full)Linux (Bootable)/dev/sda1 This problem of write protected USB Thumb drives was never a...
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