Release of BlueZ 5.61

This is mostly a bugfix release with fixes in A2DP, OBEX, adapter, and emulator. It also includes new features like plugin for admin policy, Central Address Resolution characteristic in GATT, packet latency analysis in the monitor.


Release of BlueZ 5.60

This release has bug fixes to GATT, Management API, and Advertising Monitor. It also fixes the regression introduced in the 5.59 release with the newly paired A2DP headset.

It recommends using the latest ELL release.


BlueZ security bugs

BlueZ security bugs page is added to share how BlueZ handles the security bugs, process details, contact information, and more.

Release of BlueZ 5.59

This is mainly a bug fix release with fixes to Mesh, SDP, AVRCP, and AVDTP support. All existing manpages are converted to reStructuredText(.rst) format, thus the ‘rst2man’(or ‘’) is required to generate the manpage if the manpage is enabled in the configuration.

It also has an update on the management API tester to cover more APIs and prepare for LE Privacy testing with the changes in the emulator.

From this release, the ELL release 0.40 or later is required.


New IRC Channel for BlueZ

BlueZ IRC channel is moved to OFTC.

  • #bluez

Slack workspace

To improve the communication with our community we have create a Slack workspace, please join us using the following link.

Release of BlueZ 5.58 (and 5.57)

This is a combined release announcement for BlueZ 5.57 and 5.58.

BlueZ 5.57 is our monthly release and includes mainly various bug fixes to GATT, AVDTP, Mesh, monitor, and emulator. This release introduces the SupportedFeature property of LEAdvertisementManager1 for Advertising D-BUS API.

BlueZ 5.58 is a quick fix release to fix the build warning with deprecated APIs.

Starting from BlueZ 5.57, it requires to use of ELL release 0.39 or later.


Release of BlueZ 5.56

This release introduces the new management API for the advertisement monitor feature and adds extended advertising parameters and data, updates the license clause with the matching SPDX License Identifier. It also includes some bug fixes in Mesh, test-runner, tester applications, GATT, and AVDTP.

From this release, it requires to use ELL release 0.37 or later.