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Bluetooth Streaming SOLVED

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Bluetooth Streaming SOLVED

#1 Post by dyfi » Tue Jul 29, 2014 11:52 am

Has any member successfully setup Bluetooth audio streaming from mx-14 to a bluetooth radio?

I haven't a clue how to and any advice would be appreciated.

I have this USB Bluetooth dongle http://www.amazon.co.uk/Plugable-Blueto ... 864&sr=1-4
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Re: Bluetooth Streaming

#2 Post by Jerry3904 » Tue Jul 29, 2014 12:17 pm

No, but a web search on "debian wheezy Bluetooth audio streaming" will probably get you home.
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Re: Bluetooth Streaming

#3 Post by dyfi » Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:32 am

For anyone interested in this post I failed to have mx14 work correctly with AD2P bluetooth audio - made several attempts.

However, I was able to use AD2P in both SolydX and Mint17 perfectly - this is because pulseaudio is used, whilst mx14 uses alsa.

As a useful workaround I have installed mint17 (with music) on a 32GB USB3 flash - which makes my bluetooth portable i.e it can be taken from computer to computer.

Back using superior mx14 now.

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Re: Bluetooth Streaming

#4 Post by richb » Sat Aug 02, 2014 7:58 am

Why not install pulse audio in MX-14?
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Re: Bluetooth Streaming

#5 Post by dyfi » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:33 am

I did try with pulse audio installed without removing alsa in mx14 and could connect but the quality was very poor.

What would be the correct command to purge alsa and have only pulse installed?

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Re: Bluetooth Streaming

#6 Post by richb » Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:38 am

dyfi wrote:I did try with pulse audio installed without removing alsa in mx14 and could connect but the quality was very poor.

What would be the correct command to purge alsa and have only pulse installed?
I will have to leave that for someone else to answer.

While I never tried Bluetooth, leaving alsa installed did not affect any other sound functions in my case.
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Re: Bluetooth Streaming

#7 Post by dyfi » Sat Aug 02, 2014 9:55 am

Success! Worked through Synaptic and removed everything alsa, installed pulse and bluetooth AD2P now works perfectly

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