[pulseaudio-discuss] Bluetooth pulseaudio multiple device entries

Colin Beckingham colbec at start.ca
Mon Apr 8 10:20:05 PDT 2013

On 04/08/2013 12:39 PM, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
>> On Sat, Apr 6, 2013 at 11:01 AM, Colin Beckingham <colbec at start.ca> wrote:
>>> My testing to this point has been that the device was connected
>>> automatically having been pre-registered and paired.
>>> So I deleted the pre-registered entry and re-paired the device. The device
>>> entry behaved correctly when first paired, however when I left the
>>> registration in place, unconnected the device and then reconnected it, the
>>> duplicates reappeared.
>>> In fact each time I selected an entry at random and clicked "test speakers"
>>> it created a new entry. At one point I had 6 entries all working and all the
>>> same device.
>>> It certainly looks like a UI issue. I will contact the PA folks.
>>> Thanks for helping me remove the BT side from the query list.
> You can check if the bug is in the UI or in PulseAudio by running "pactl
> list cards short" and "pactl list sinks short". I that shows multiple
> entries for the same device, it's not a UI bug.
> Is the UI that you're using pavucontrol or something else?

Tanu, I am using gnome-control-center in the Sound section.

pavucontrol and pactl list modules show only one entry, so it is 
increasingly looking like an issue in gnome control center. I have 
registered an issue on bugzilla.

Thanks for your feedback.
Colin Beckingham

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