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I'm unable to connect a A2DP Bluetooth Speaker in Ubuntu 12.04LTS. IBM Thinkpad R52. Broadcom Integrated Bluetooth IV.

  • bluez packages installed and up-to-date
  • pulsaudio installed and up-to-date
  • $ dmesg|grep -i bluetooth

    • [ 38.360678] Bluetooth: Core ver 2.16
    • [ 38.360743] Bluetooth: HCI device and connection manager initialized
    • [ 38.360746] Bluetooth: HCI socket layer initialized
    • [ 38.360748] Bluetooth: L2CAP socket layer initialized
    • [ 38.360754] Bluetooth: SCO socket layer initialized
    • [ 38.367929] Bluetooth: Generic Bluetooth USB driver ver 0.6
    • [ 39.085152] thinkpad_acpi: rfkill switch tpacpi_bluetooth_sw: radio is unblocked
    • [ 40.586671] Bluetooth: BNEP (Ethernet Emulation) ver 1.3
    • [ 40.586674] Bluetooth: BNEP filters: protocol multicast
    • [ 40.606596] Bluetooth: RFCOMM TTY layer initialized
    • [ 40.606603] Bluetooth: RFCOMM socket layer initialized
    • [ 40.606606] Bluetooth: RFCOMM ver 1.11
  • $ hciconfig

    • hci0:
    • Type: BR/EDR Bus: USB
    • BD Address: 00:0E:9B:DD:29:F6 ACL MTU: 377:10 SCO MTU: 64:8
    • UP RUNNING PSCAN
    • RX bytes:1569 acl:0 sco:0 events:105 errors:0
    • TX bytes:849 acl:0 sco:0 commands:54 errors:0

ERRORS:

  • $ bluez-test-audio connect 00:0C:8A:96:D9:19

Traceback (most recent call last):

File "/usr/bin/bluez-test-audio", line 40, in

audio.Connect()

File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 70, in call

return self._proxy_method(*args, **keywords)

File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 145, in call

**keywords)

File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/connection.py", line 651, in call_blocking

message, timeout)

dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.bluez.Error.Failed: Connect Failed"

  • $ bluez-simple-agent 00:0C:8A:96:D9:19

Traceback (most recent call last):

File "/usr/bin/bluez-simple-agent", line 102, in

path = manager.FindAdapter(args[0])

File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 70, in call

return self._proxy_method(*args, **keywords)

File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/proxies.py", line 145, in call

**keywords)

File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/dbus/connection.py", line 651, in call_blocking

message, timeout)

dbus.exceptions.DBusException: org.bluez.Error.NoSuchAdapter: No such adapter


Update #1

Having tried blueman (the graphical user interface for bluetooth), I was able to shortly pair the A2DP device, but then

  • dmsg | grep -i bluetooth

    [ 257.824085] Bluetooth: hci0 link tx timeout
    [ 257.824100] Bluetooth: hci0 killing stalled connection 00:0C:8A:96:D9:19
    [ 257.824403] Bluetooth: hci0 link tx timeout
    [ 257.824413] Bluetooth: hci0 killing stalled connection 00:0C:8A:96:D9:19

so pairing finally failed. Consequently, no link even with DBus possible.

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closed as off-topic by Takkat, Braiam, BuZZ-dEE, Luis Alvarado Dec 9 '13 at 0:46

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bluez-test-audio always terminates with a python exception whenever it can not find or see a device. There are some bug reports on that already: bug #1220378 Bug +1227584. See askubuntu.com/questions/48001/… to directly connect via dbus. Bugs should be reported/subscribed at Launchpad - they are off topic here. –  Takkat Dec 7 '13 at 19:37

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