Cannot receive files over bluetooth (yakkety and later)

Bug #1717425 reported by jeremy-list
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #1694455: Bluetooth: Cannot receive files. Edit Remove
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
bluez (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

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@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) 03/07/2017
dmi.bios.vendor: LENOVO
dmi.bios.version: 3JCN26WW
dmi.board.asset.tag: NO Asset Tag 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: IDEAPAD 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

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jeremy-list (quick-dudley) wrote :
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in bluez (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 1694455, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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