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I want to listen to streaming audio from Ubuntu using headset (Bose Bluetooth Headset Series 2). Although Bluetooth connection is established, I haven't been able to hear anything via the headset. How can I work this around in general (I know this might sound brutal but I don't have much knowledge in audio setting on linux) ?
When I use my other Bluetooth headset BlueAnt Q2 (http://www.myblueant.com/products/headsets/q2/index.php) streaming is going. In "Hardware" tab on sound setting panel (not sure how it's officially called but see the image below) shows my headset.
However, Bose one never appears on the same window while it's connected via Bluetooth, except for a few seconds after I manually disconnect the headset (this moment is snapshotted as the image below. When it's connected the Bose BT2 thing is never shown. Btw, with Android phone this headset works just fine).
Bose' manual indicates that
Make sure the device supports A2DP audio streaming.
So I tried to figure out if A2DP is enabled on my Ubuntu (referring to Can I use my computer as an A2DP receiver?), finding that it's probably available as the result below shows:
$ sdptool search --bdaddr local a2snk Searching for a2snk on FF:FF:FF:00:00:00 ... Service Name: Audio Sink Service RecHandle: 0x10005 Service Class ID List: "Audio Sink" (0x110b) Protocol Descriptor List: "L2CAP" (0x0100) PSM: 25 "AVDTP" (0x0019) uint16: 0x102 Profile Descriptor List: "Advanced Audio" (0x110d) Version: 0x0102