[pulseaudio-discuss] Help needed configuring Bluetooth speaker with system mode
georg at chini.tk
Sat May 30 11:28:32 PDT 2015
On 30.05.2015 20:12, Northern Lights Info wrote:
> Okay, here¹s a follow-up. Still no joy.
> I managed to get PulseAudio to run logged in as a regular user. I had to
> get bluetoothd running on root first by running bluetoothctl. Then I quit
> out of it.
> Over on the regular user shell, I executed pulseaudio --start -D. At that
> point, I was able to run bluetoothctl as the regular user and get it to
> respond. I was able to connect to the speaker and the play button on the
> speaker lit up and there was a little chirp from the speaker. Running
> pacmd list-sinks showed the speaker as a sink.
> Sounds great, right? Wrong. Shortly after, the play button light went
> out with three beeps from the speaker and more troubling, PulseAudio shut
quite simple, pulseaudio is configured to shut down when it's idle.
I worked around this by setting exit-idle-time = -1 in daemon.conf
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