Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 07-09-2006, 02:19 AM   #1
Frank Leone
LQ Newbie
Registered: Oct 2005
Distribution: Kubuntu Gutsy Gibbon
Posts: 17

Rep: Reputation: 0
Bluetooth headset not connecting Kubuntu

I am a newbie to Linux. I have Kubuntu 6.06 installed, sound is set to ALSA. My USB bluetooth adapter is recognized on plugin. However, I can't figure out how to get my Scala-500 headset paired to the adapter and working. While noodling around with the Bluetooth system settings, I did get the headset to be discovered (not sure if I am using the right terms). Unfortunately, I'm stuck; the documentation doesn't seem to cover this. My goal is to listen to mp3 podcasts through the headset on my media player (VLC). Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Frank
Old 07-10-2006, 12:24 PM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Mar 2003
Location: Following the white rabbit
Distribution: Slackware64 13.37 Android 4.0
Posts: 2,248

Rep: Reputation: 46
Ok, if the headset was recognized it should work. Check your alsa mixer settings to make sure it isn't muted.


bluetooth, headset, kubuntu

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
bluetooth headset and Skype powadha Linux - Software 15 07-02-2006 01:46 PM
Bluetooth headset - only worked once! rwhitworth SUSE / openSUSE 0 02-28-2006 06:10 AM
Use my computer as a headset for a bluetooth phone edman007 Linux - Software 2 12-04-2005 02:36 AM
Bluetooth headset and USB adapter psychobyte Linux - Hardware 1 11-20-2005 07:24 PM
Bluetooth headset patthew Linux - Hardware 1 06-14-2005 08:17 AM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:34 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration