[pulseaudio-discuss] Jack, pulse, skype and google talk

Len Ovens len at ovenwerks.net
Tue Mar 19 06:57:18 PDT 2013

On Tue, March 19, 2013 2:46 am, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:

>> outputs after skype connects. This can be done from pavucontrol. If you
>> want skype to be able to directly use the BT HP, turn that device OFF in
>> pulse and set skype to use ALSA.
> A small correction: Bluetooth support on Linux is implemented by BlueZ,
> not ALSA. I'm pretty sure Skype hasn't implemented BlueZ support itself,
> so the only way Skype is able to use the Bluetooth headset is through
> PulseAudio (there might be an ALSA plugin for accessing the Bluetooth
> device through ALSA, but I don't recommend messing with that).

Ah, thank you for the correction. Like FW audio then, not in alsa.

Len Ovens

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