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I upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 this morning. I am not able to get the bluetooth working on this version. Like in the question asked :

Volume indicator problem

The bluetooth indicator also gives a small gray box. Even if I connect the Bluetooth headset through bluetooth manager GUI, Pulseaudio doesn't show the option in the configuration tab. Anyone knows the solution ? I am not able to give the screenshot as screenshooter doesn't work if the bluetooth applet is clicked.

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bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/glipper/+bug/1203888 covers the bluetooth issue - not sure there is an answer at present –  Elfy Oct 24 '13 at 18:06
    
Autoremoval of python-appindicator connected the device. Still, even after the device gets connected Pulseaudio doesn't detect it. But this may be a bug of pulseaudio. –  adityap174 Oct 25 '13 at 1:17

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There is a fix available it seems, https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-sound/+bug/1208204/comments/84

sudo apt-get purge blueman

Go to http://packages.debian.org/stable/x11/blueman

Download the appropriate package (for your architecture)

Right click on downloaded package and install with Ubuntu Software Centre.

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Even that seems to be a temporary solution. I got it working temporarily by removing the python-appindicator. My real problem now is the one I mentioned in the question : – bluetooth device detection Thanks though. Can't upvote due to low rep on this site. –  adityap174 Oct 27 '13 at 3:57
    
And if it's a previous version, won't it get updated when I update the system ? Is there a way to prevent a package to get upgraded ? –  adityap174 Oct 27 '13 at 4:10

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