[pulseaudio-discuss] I don't understand how to use bluetooth headsets
pemboa at gmail.com
Mon Jan 18 01:34:04 PST 2010
On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 3:16 AM, Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie> wrote:
> 'Twas brillig, and Arthur Pemberton at 18/01/10 09:03 did gyre and gimble:
>> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 2:18 AM, Arthur Pemberton <pemboa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Between the PulseAudio Volume Control and Skype, I am not sure how to
>>> use my bluetooth headset.
>> I've since been able to figure out the problem with help from #pulseaudio.
>> The main "fix" was switching the streams.
>> Also, it may or may not have been necessary to uncheck "allow skype to
>> automatically adjust my mixer levels" in Skype. My attempts pre
>> #pulseaudio had this box checked.
> In the current beta you definitely need this box unticked.
> I blogged about this a while back and have been trying to help the Skype
> devs get their PA support working nicely. Sadly due to a deadline we
> couldn't fix the problem with AGC for their final release so it will not
> work with PA for this release but I believe the box will be disabled for
> the PA backend, so you wont have to do anything manually come final release.
> Also, as Skype calls are (or will be) tagged as "phone", when you turn
> on your Bluetooth headset mid call, it will automcatially switch the
> Skype streams to your headset for you via the module-intended-roles
> module that is loaded by default.
Ah, you're that Colin. Thanks for the confirmation that the uncheck
Also, I look forward to the KMix integration, I was able to use
pavucontrol to switch streams. It's nice that the stream assignments
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