A2DP is a Bluetooth profile for stereo audio transmission. It does not provide recording functionality for voice calling like HSP or HFP.

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How to make A2DP device automatically connect

I have this mini speaker (called sboom500) which is a rather standard A2DP bluetooth audio device. My problem is that when I turn on the device, first of all it does not automatically connect. It ...
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Bluetooth receiver not listed in list-sinks even though paired

My Bluetooth receiver says its paired and connected to my Ubuntu 14.04 Chromebook but does not get listed as an out device in pulseaudio volume control. When I try: pacmd list-sinks My Bluetooth ...
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How to use a computer as a bluetooth headset?

I have very little bluetooth expertize. All I want to do is to occasionally be able to use my computer's speakers and microphone for phone conversations. I don't want to use a bluetooth headset. All ...
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Using A2DP with bluetooth headset but still getting distorted sound

I have installed pavucontrol and now my bluetooth headset works. I chose A2DP sound mode but it still gives me distorted sound. It is a lot better with android or windows. What can I do to fix this? ...
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JBL bluetooth speakers play no sound, a2dp off?

I have JBL bluetooth speakers like this one. With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Gnome) I get it to pair with my pc, either with gnome-bluez or blueman, but I am unable to reproduce any sound. I stumbled upon ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS bluetooth does not function, can not establish an Audio Sink connection

I have tried remedies describe in questions relating to "No A2DP streaming audio to Bluetooth headsets" on various Ubuntu version. NONE worked. After following re-loading of bluez and pulseaudio ...
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Is Bluez (bluetoothd) not sending DBUS method_call SelectConfiguration upon Connection? If so, how do I catch it?

UPDATE : not solved yet, but part of a solution. See below. I am attempting to connect my iPod or other smart device to my laptop (Kubuntu 13.10) via bluetooth and stream a2dp-encoded music to a ...
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How to make aptX-capable Bluetooth equipment work with Ubuntu?

I have an aptX-capable headset and I want to use it to play music with the highest possible audio quality the headset can technically provide in Ubuntu. How can I do that? While A2DP supports a lot ...
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Send play/pause command to android phone via bluetooth

I've set up my Ubuntu LTS as a Bluetooth A2DP receiver for my android phone. It works well. I would like to control music player on my phone via bluetooth as well. So are there any tools to send ...
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Bluetooth: Pairing two ubuntu 13.10 machines for audio streaming fails

I'm trying to stream audio over bluetooth from my laptop to my nas. Both run ubuntu 13.10. I have so far successfully streamed music form three different android phones to the nas. The nas pair's ...
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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition + Ubuntu 12.04 + Bluetooth Headphones = Choppy Sound

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, the second version (one with full hd graphics) ,running "stock" Ubuntu 12.04 (the one that came installed on the machine). When I connect bluetooth headphones ...
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Bluetooth on Ubuntu 13.10 Sony Vaio- Can I manage multiple USB bluetooth adapters?

first post, so bear with me. I was wondering if it's possible to manage multiple USB bluetooth adapters and run them at the same time. The computer recognizes both when they are plugged in, but ...
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Can't switch to A2DP

I've just made a new clean installation of Ubuntu 13.10. I've connected my bluetooth audio adapter without any problem. In fact, I could configure it without any trouble, switching it's output to ...
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Remove Duplicate Bluetooth Entries Sound Control Panel 13.04

Just added a Bluetooth daughter card to my Thinkpad x230. Initially I was not able to get A2DP working, but I modified the /tc/bluetooth/audio.conf file to disable "socket." I have Blueman installed ...
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ubuntu 12.04 Bluetooth dmzmusic

I'm connecting to a speaker using a Bluetooth dongle, something like: http://www.amazon.com/AGPtek%C2%AE-Bluetooth-Receiver-Speakers-Entertainment/dp/B00AMXW6DY The laptop is lenovo x230 running ...
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using A2DP and HSP in parallel

I have a bluetooth headset which works find in both A2DP and HSP. However when e.g. doing Skype calls I need explicitly switch to HSP mode in audio settings, otherwise the mic does not work. In HSP ...
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“Connection failed: Stream setup failed” when using A2DP [closed]

I'm trying to use my PC as a A2DP sink for my Nexus 7, but I can't seem to connect. The bluetooth dongle I'm using is the ASUS-BT211 Things that I have tried already: Adding Source to the ...
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Pulse Audio Bluetooth card profile not displaying on Ubuntu 12.10

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 and don't see a bluez_card profile on my system: $ pactl list cards short 0 alsa_card.pci-0000_00_1b.0 module-alsa-card.c I tried to load the module as suggested ...
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Why do I only hear sound from the speakers with A2DP headset connected?

I have a Sennheiser MM100 bluetooth stereo headset (using A2DP) I'd like to use on my Lubuntu machine. The headset works fine with my phone. Please note that unlike all other Ubuntu flavours, Lubuntu ...
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No A2DP streaming audio from 12.04 to Bluetooth headset [duplicate]

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 ...
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How to debug lag using Bluetooth connected mouse and A2DP headset?

I own a Logitech M555b mouse for use with my HP Elitebook 8570w laptop running Kubuntu 12.04. Works fine right after connecting using the KDE Bluetooth control module. However, after some time ...
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Accidentally changed Bluetooth mode to off

My Bluetooth device disappeared after I changed its mode from High Fidelity A2DP to off. Is this a bug? How can I get my speaker back into the audio menu? I tried disconnecting and reconnecting. But ...