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Thread: Bluetooth misbehaves after installing KDE

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    Bluetooth misbehaves after installing KDE

    I've had a number of problems with bluetooth running under Gnome ubuntu 10.10 on a Dell Inspiron N7010 with Dell Wireless 365 Bluetooth Module. I mainly use bluetooth to browse files on my phone. I would frequently get file transfers to the phone hang. And, the bluetooth icon would disappear from the taskbar after after a resume from sleep. At first, I thought the fix from here would help, but it didn't entirely fix the problem.

    Later, I realized that the problem showed up after I had installed KDE. Then I found that uninstalling bluedevil, the bluetooth stack for KDE, made everything better. So now I have working bluetooth again.

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    Re: Bluetooth misbehaves after installing KDE

    Looks like I spoke too soon. Removing bluedevil improved things considerably, but after about 10 cycles of sleep / wake, the bluetooth icon disappeared, and sleep as well as bluetooth stopped working. This is a symptom it had before, it just never survived 10 cycles, just one or so.

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