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April 25th, 2008, 10:36 AM
Ho to use HeadSet Bluetooth in Ubuntu Hardy 8.04 and Skype?
The HeadSet is see by Blueetooth but not Audio profile
Thanks for Help me.
April 26th, 2008, 03:22 PM
April 26th, 2008, 03:26 PM
Having the same problem ... from what I can gather, the btsco module has become obsolete. Pretty much everyone seems to be having problems with bluetooth headsets in Hardy and no one has the answer on how to get it fixed. I can connect my headset, but there's no sound going in or out of it. Maybe the problem is with PulseAudio and not gnome-bluetooth?
April 26th, 2008, 08:37 PM
What got mine working was simply:
You shouldn't need gnome-bluetooth, btsco, bluetooth-alsa or anything extra but I like having Blueman to manage connecting my headset:
April 27th, 2008, 08:57 AM
I have successfully connected the headset but with skype not working. How do?
April 27th, 2008, 10:04 AM
yeah, now mine works well too, thanks to oscar :)
April 28th, 2008, 01:38 AM
I don't understand
"modify your ~/.asoundrc to contain"
Where do I find asoundrc. Is it a file I have to configure or am I totally lost?
Thanks in advance
April 28th, 2008, 03:56 AM
I'm also having trouble following the instructions on that page.
I had an audio.service file as it said I should. I didn't have a .asoundrc in my home directory though so I created one and added the lines then...
Can anyone explain the steps I need to follow in nicely dumbed down language?
Hardy Heron has impressed me enormously otherwise. If I can get this working, I'll be a 100% convert (although it should be a lot easier).
May 9th, 2008, 04:31 AM
May 9th, 2008, 01:36 PM
well, I followed the instructions and I even got the arecord/aplay step to work beautifully but Ekiga still can't use my headset! It recognizes it but then complains that it can't read/write to the device. Any ideas? Anyone else having this problem?
May 13th, 2008, 12:21 AM
psyke777's solution works! Thanks.
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