How can I redirect sound to bluetooth headset

Asked by Daniel on 2009-01-17

I've been trying to use my bluetooth headset to hear music and to connect to skype without any luck.

I reviewed some helps, but doesnt seems to work. I have the following so far:

Ubuntu intrepid
I can pair my laptop with my headset and I tested the bluetooth with other devises and it works perfectely.
I have pulse audio working good and I have also installed some additional tools to manage it: padevchooser
I would like to use my bluetooth headset through Pulse Audio to make it transparent for my applications.

Thanks for your help


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Ernst Sjöstrand (ernstp) said : #1


padevchooser seems to be abandoned and is not recommended anymore. You should use pavucontrol instead!

Here's my configuration:

more /etc/asound.conf
pcm.bluetooth {
       type bluetooth
       device 00:0D:3C:B0:1F:D1
       profile "hifi"

And a little script that I call "" that I have in the gnome-panel.

aplay -D bluetooth /usr/share/sounds/question.wav
pactl load-module module-alsa-sink device=bluetooth
sleep 5

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