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[Bug 1713317] Re: Bluetooth menu item "Set Up New Device" missing
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Bluetooth menu item "Set Up New Device" missing
Status in ubuntu-docs package in Ubuntu:
On the page "Ubuntu Desktop Guide » Hardware » Bluetooth » Connect
your computer to a Bluetooth device" for 16.04.3 LTS, the first step
1. Click the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar and select `Set Up New
I expect this menu item to be available, bug in fact there is no such
menu item in 16.04. The available items are "Bluetooth On/Off",
"Visible On/Off", "<List of paired devices>", "Bluetooth settings...".
What I would expect to happen is for the help steps to say something
along the following lines (to replace steps 1 and 2):
1. Click the Bluetooth icon in the menu bar and select `Bluetooth
2. Make the other Bluetooth device discoverable or visible and place
it within 10 meters (about 33 feet) of your computer.
2½. Click on the `+` icon in the bottom left hand corner of the
Bluetooth settings window. Your computer will begin searching for
The instructions can then carry on as normal.
It may also be worth pointing out on this help page that if the device
is already paired, it won't show up again. The user should remove the
existing pairing if there's a problem (which can happen, for example,
if the user removes the pairing on the phone, but leaves the pairing
at the computer end).
`apt-cache policy ubuntu-docs` Returns the following.
*** 16.04.4 500
500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main amd64 Packages
500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/main i386 Packages
500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main amd64 Packages
500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/main i386 Packages
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