Created: October 12, 2022

Ubuntu 22.04 blutooth connected but no sound from the device

Last Edit: November 9, 2022
Daniel Moore
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Hello, thank you for contacting Howly! I am here to help you today! May I know your first name, please?
Customer Reply
*****
Daniel Moore
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Nice to meet you, *****!
What devices do you connect?
Customer Reply
Sony bluetooth speakr
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Did you try to adjust sound on the speaker?
Customer Reply
yes
Any exyernal bluetooth device
Daniel Moore
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Okay.
Customer Reply
external
Daniel Moore
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I understood you.
What device do you connect to your speaker? Phone or PC?
Customer Reply
pcü
Daniel Moore
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Okay.
Customer Reply
a2dp.py
does not work either
Daniel Moore
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Okay, make sure the audio output setting of the computer is set for a BLUETOOTH device.
And then pair them again.
Customer Reply
I did
Daniel Moore
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Okay.
Customer Reply
still sound from pc speakers
Daniel Moore
Daniel Moore Tech Expert & Writer
You can also try this:
Turn off the Bluetooth® function of your computer, and then turn it on again.
Delete the speaker from the list of paired Bluetooth devices, and then pair it again.
Customer Reply
Nope, still no sound from the device
Daniel Moore
Daniel Moore Tech Expert & Writer
Okay. Maybe these devices are on the long distance?
Are you sure it is not far for Bluetooth to connect?
Customer Reply
No, believe me I tried with different kernel
Still no result
Daniel Moore
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Are you sure that you paired with your speaker?
Customer Reply
If I try with e.g.: a2dp.py
3
Daniel Moore
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Can you open the list of the devices. Find there your speaker and click on it with one left click?
Customer Reply
evice MAC: *****
Command: pacmd list-sinks failed with status: 1
stderr: No PulseAudio daemon running, or not running as session daemon
Daniel Moore
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Does it have any new buttoms?
It may ask to connect there.
Customer Reply
Where should I do that?
Daniel Moore
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Find connected devices on your PC.
Customer Reply
How?
Terminal?
Console
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Do you have a bluetooth icon at the bottom of the screen?
Customer Reply
Yes
Daniel Moore
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Click on it one time.
Does it have Show devices or something?
Customer Reply
I disD SRS-XB23 is connected
Connection MADE
Selecting device:
1. *****LE-Razer TWS
2. *****Logitech BT Adapter
3. *****SRS-XB23
4. *****
Select device[1]:
Daniel Moore
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Thanks. That's might be useful.
Customer Reply
Device MAC: *****
Command: pacmd list-sinks failed with status: 1
stderr: No PulseAudio daemon running, or not running as session daemon.
Daniel Moore
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Saw that, thank you.
Customer Reply
Exiting bluetoothctl
Daniel Moore
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Good.
Customer Reply
The address is correct
Daniel Moore
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Okay, that could be one of the issues.
Customer Reply
but whwn I boot I have bluetooth error
HCI blah blh
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We will figure this out.
Customer Reply
:)
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😉
Try to reset in control panel sound and logged out it.
Customer Reply
You mean Audio
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Yes.
Customer Reply
I'm using KDE Plasma. no difference with GNOME
Daniel Moore
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Okay.
Сan you add PULSEAUDIO_SYSTEM_START=1 option in the /etc/default/pulseaudio file.
Customer Reply
Hey , ıt has been resolved
Daniel Moore
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It is working now?
Customer Reply
I selected Headphones instead of Spekers
Yes
I needed babysitting :) , thank you
Daniel Moore
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Great!
Customer Reply
Yes
Daniel Moore
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Thank you
Customer Reply
Have a nice day!