I already spent hours and hours to get my bluetooth audio device running.
System: Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Xenial, all updates installed, running on a Lenovo Y50 Notebook
Device: Bluetooth receiver MR230, with analog audio output. It is meant to connect to an old hi-fi system. The device won't connect automatically, but I can find, pair, trust, and connect it with
bluetoothctlwithout problems. The bluetooth manager shows it as a headphone.
pactl list shortcommand shows, that the modules
module-bluetooth-policyare all running (after I started them manually)
But still, I can't choose the device in
pavucontrol because it doesn't appear there. I might have messed up some of my config files during these tries, though it should still work as all necessary modules are loaded and the device is connected.