[Bug 1738838] [NEW] bluetooth does not turn on; settings interfaces are nonsensical

Christopher Barrington-Leigh cpblpublic at gmail.com
Mon Dec 18 17:12:15 UTC 2017

Public bug reported:

See video. I have installed bluetooth, blueman, bluez but it makes no
difference to a broken interface to control bluetooth under Gnome 17.10,
as shown in the attached video.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: bluetooth 5.46-0ubuntu3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-19.22-generic 4.13.13
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-19-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu3.6
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Sun Dec 17 22:32:30 2017
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-11-18 (30 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Release amd64 (20171018)
InterestingModules: bnep btusb bluetooth
MachineType: LENOVO 20BXCTO1WW
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/boot/vmlinuz-4.13.0-19-generic.efi.signed root=UUID=02bd5120-a925-442c-a0dd-1cce59920632 ro quiet splash psmouse.synaptics_intertouch=0 vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: bluez
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
dmi.bios.date: 11/06/2015
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: JBET54WW (1.19 )
dmi.board.asset.tag: Not Available
dmi.board.name: 20BXCTO1WW
dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.board.version: SDK0J40697 WIN
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: No Asset Information
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.chassis.version: None
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvrJBET54WW(1.19):bd11/06/2015:svnLENOVO:pn20BXCTO1WW:pvrThinkPadT450s:rvnLENOVO:rn20BXCTO1WW:rvrSDK0J40697WIN:cvnLENOVO:ct10:cvrNone:
dmi.product.family: ThinkPad T450s
dmi.product.name: 20BXCTO1WW
dmi.product.version: ThinkPad T450s
dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO

** Affects: bluez (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug artful

** Attachment added: "Bluetooth options are to turn off only; turning on gives strange behaviour. Sliders do not work, effect is not as expected."

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