Bluetooth does not work

Using KDE Plasma, I followed the instructions on the wiki and bluetooth still does not work:

● bluetooth.service - Bluetooth service
     Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/systemd/system/bluetooth.service; enabled; vendor preset: disabled)
     Active: inactive (dead)
       Docs: man:bluetoothd(8)

Jan 18 23:32:13 ferret-FX505DT systemd[1]: Condition check resulted in Bluetooth service being skipped.

Do you use linux kernel or linux-lts? To me it only works with the linux-lts kernel

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I got both installed but I only tested Bluetooth on the latest one.

Edit: It does seem to only work on linux-lts

Just for reference, I have historically had things like bluetooth or audio quirks running the mainline kernel. Before posting up problems, it’s easy and regularly works to change the kernel and give it another go. Call it growing pains.

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I’d dare to go even further and say that one should use the LTS kernel unless one has a reason to use some other one. Now, there are many reasons why one would want a more recent kernel, or a kernel with some specialised features, but one should be aware of those reasons, and just treat LTS as the default.

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I got some minor issues on the LTS Kernel, at least at the moment. I am using latest only because I heard that linux kernel 5.10 might be the next LTS kernel, and it works well for me. I keep both linux-latest and linux-lts installed and I switch to the one with less apparent problems.

Edit: Also, odd enough, after going to the LTS kernel and going back to the latest one, bluetooth started working on the latest one too.

Sure, but when 5.10 becomes LTS, it won’t be so new any more and most of the problems with it will get sorted out.

I got problems with linux-lts(5.4.9), linux(5.10.8) works almost flawlessly (Except this bluetooth problem lmao, which I still don’t know how it got fixed).

If it’s a kernel issue, unless you know how to develope the kernel, there’s nothing you can do except hang out and wait a bit.