[pulseaudio-discuss] [BUG] Using bluez 5.5 & pulseaudio a bluetooth headset cannot be used as a recording device.

Alexander Winnig vernehmlassung at googlemail.com
Fri May 31 10:43:38 PDT 2013

>> /usr/local/bin/start-pulseaudio-x11 actually didn't exist. Should I
>> create it or copy /usr/bin/start-pulseaudio-x11 to
>> /usr/local/bin/start-pulseaudio-x11? I copied it over, rebooted but
>> pactl list sources short still does not list sources.
> If you didn't modify /usr/local/bin/start-pulseaudio-x11 so that it
> runs /usr/local/bin/pulseaudio instead of /usr/bin/pulseaudio, then the
> copying alone didn't change anything.
>> BTW: I did not use any flags when building bluez and pulseaudio...
> Good.
I re-copied a new wheezy-image on my sd-card. Now pactl list sources 
short shows the bluez-device. But still, an empty file is the output.

I have the impression that you need to make the headset believe that a 
phone call is coming in for it's mike to become active.

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