GNOME Ubuntu not working correctly

by emilaz   Last Updated April 18, 2018 22:02 PM

I recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my new computer and have the issue that I cannot connect to any Bluetooth devices, the reason being that under Devices, I am only shown a long list of "All types" bluetooth devices who are not set up:

Device List

Here is some additional info that might be useful:

lsusb

Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 004: ID 06cb:00a2 Synaptics, Inc. 
Bus 001 Device 003: ID 5986:2113 Acer, Inc 
Bus 001 Device 006: ID 0bda:b023 Realtek Semiconductor Corp. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub

rfkill list

0: tpacpi_bluetooth_sw: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no
1: phy0: Wireless LAN
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no
4: hci0: Bluetooth
    Soft blocked: no
    Hard blocked: no


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