[Bug 1717425] [NEW] Cannot receive files over bluetooth (yakkety and later)

jeremy-list quick.dudley at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 05:07:32 UTC 2017

Public bug reported:

To replicate: using a paired device attempt to send a file to an Ubuntu computer with a logged-in user.
Expected results: The file should appear in the current user's Downloads folder.
Actual results: The file transfer will fail immediately.
Ubuntu releases affected: 16.10, 17.04, 17.10

Full bluetooth functionality can be restored by reinstalling Ubuntu
16.04 LTS.

$ systemctl --user status obex
● obex.service - Bluetooth OBEX service
   Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/user/obex.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
   Active: active (running) since Fri 2017-09-15 16:42:41 NZST; 15min ago
 Main PID: 7645 (obexd)
   CGroup: /user.slice/user-1000.slice/user at 1000.service/obex.service
           └─7645 /usr/lib/bluetooth/obexd

Sep 15 16:42:40 morpork systemd[2949]: Starting Bluetooth OBEX service...
Sep 15 16:42:41 morpork obexd[7645]: OBEX daemon 5.46
Sep 15 16:42:41 morpork systemd[2949]: Started Bluetooth OBEX service.
Sep 15 16:43:09 morpork obexd[7645]: CONNECT(0x0), (null)(0xffffffff)
Sep 15 16:43:09 morpork obexd[7645]: CONNECT(0x0), (null)(0x0)
Sep 15 16:43:09 morpork obexd[7645]: PUT(0x2), (null)(0xffffffff)
Sep 15 16:43:09 morpork obexd[7645]: PUT(0x2), FORBIDDEN(0x43)
Sep 15 16:43:09 morpork obexd[7645]: DISCONNECT(0x1), (null)(0xffffffff)
Sep 15 16:43:09 morpork obexd[7645]: DISCONNECT(0x1), SUCCESS(0x20)
Sep 15 16:43:09 morpork obexd[7645]: disconnected: Transport got disconnected

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: bluez-obexd 5.46-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.12.0-13.14-generic 4.12.10
Uname: Linux 4.12.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: Budgie:GNOME
Date: Fri Sep 15 16:56:08 2017
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-08-15 (30 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20170215.2)
InterestingModules: rfcomm bnep btusb bluetooth
MachineType: LENOVO 80TV
ProcKernelCmdLine: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-4.12.0-13-generic root=UUID=f2087105-8407-42b8-af6c-f00fe6846c51 ro rootflags=subvol=@ quiet splash vt.handoff=7
SourcePackage: bluez
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to artful on 2017-09-14 (0 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 03/07/2017
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: 3JCN26WW
dmi.board.asset.tag: NO Asset Tag
dmi.board.name: VIUU4
dmi.board.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.board.version: SDK0K17763 WIN
dmi.chassis.asset.tag: NO Asset Tag
dmi.chassis.type: 10
dmi.chassis.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.chassis.version: Lenovo ideapad 310-15IKB
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnLENOVO:bvr3JCN26WW:bd03/07/2017:svnLENOVO:pn80TV:pvrLenovoideapad310-15IKB:rvnLENOVO:rnVIUU4:rvrSDK0K17763WIN:cvnLENOVO:ct10:cvrLenovoideapad310-15IKB:
dmi.product.family: IDEAPAD
dmi.product.name: 80TV
dmi.product.version: Lenovo ideapad 310-15IKB
dmi.sys.vendor: LENOVO
 hci0:	Type: Primary  Bus: USB
 	BD Address: C8:3D:D4:76:86:04  ACL MTU: 820:8  SCO MTU: 255:16
 	RX bytes:236044 acl:660 sco:0 events:802 errors:0
 	TX bytes:110363 acl:534 sco:0 commands:276 errors:0

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

** Tags: amd64 apport-bug artful

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