[arch-general] Bluetooth with G-Grip Bluetooth Speaker...
dmcdow at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 21:36:16 EST 2013
Thank you for your response.
>What desktop environment are you using? KDE, Gnome, other >windows
I am using Fluxbox 1.3.5.
>Are you using PuleAudio?
>I have a bluetooth headphone and it works quite well. I use KDE and
>PulseAudio. If you use PulseAudio, I advise you to use pavucontrol
>(PulseAudio Volume Control).
I will look into installing PulseAudio on Fluxbox
>It is very handy to know what the recognized sound cards (the >speaker
will appear as an independent sound card) and how the >programs are using
I believe the answer is installing PulseAudio after searching this keyword
(I've never heard of PulseAudio, but after reading a little, I understand
it's the sound server for ALSA).
I appreciate your (and Gaetan's) help/insight. I am inspired.
Thank you again,
On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 5:12 AM, Denis A. Altoé Falqueto <
denisfalqueto at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 12:45 AM, David McDow <dmcdow at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I travel a lot and have purchased a G-Grip Bluetooth speaker (
> > with
> > the intent of listening to music after I get back to the hotel and
> > data (I'm a land surveyor). I can pair with my Galaxy Nexus and the
> > computer (Dell D620) but there is no sound coming from the G-Grip..
> > I have followed the directions here:
> > https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Bluetooth and have not been able
> > the speaker play music. I get the following so I feel sure the devices
> > communicating.
> > $ hcitool scan
> > Scanning ...
> > 00:1D:DF:59:66:4E G-GRIP
> > The next step yields:
> > $ sudo bluez-simple-agent
> > Agent registered
> > The next step yields:
> > $ sudo bluez-simple-agent hci0 00:1D:DF:59:66:4E
> > Release
> > New device (/org/bluez/1094/hci0/dev_00_1D_DF_59_66_4E)
> > I am not sure what this means, but it appears to be positive however
> > is no sound coming from the speaker. I use Audacious on my laptop to
> > music and have looked at the settings, to no avail. I have searched
> > crazy) for a solution and have found nothing to solve this problem.
> > My hunch is that the speaker doesn't require a password.
> What desktop environment are you using? KDE, Gnome, other windows
> managers? Are you using PuleAudio?
> I have a bluetooth headphone and it works quite well. I use KDE and
> PulseAudio. If you use PulseAudio, I advise you to use pavucontrol
> (PulseAudio Volume Control). It is very handy to know what the
> recognized sound cards (the speaker will appear as an independent
> sound card) and how the programs are using them.
> A: Because it obfuscates the reading.
> Q: Why is top posting so bad?
> For more information, please read: http://idallen.com/topposting.html
> Denis A. Altoe Falqueto
> Linux user #524555
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