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Automatically connect trusted Bluetooth speaker

I have followed the following tutorial (http://mygeeks014.blogspot.nl/2015/01/audio-streaming-to-bluetooth-speaker.html) to connect a Bluetooth speaker to my Raspberry Pi. Everything works as it's ...
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Raspberry Pi 4 won't pair to bluetooth devices

I have a raspberry pi 4 that I plan to use as a media center, and I want to pair a controller to it. However, using bluetoothctl to pair a controller results in the controller briefly pairing and then ...
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What is the status of `bluez`, and where is the man page?

bluez is advertised as "Official Linux Bluetooth protocol stack". There's a package (several actually) that can be installed: $ apt-cache search bluez bluez - Bluetooth tools and daemons bluez-cups - ...
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Bluetooth Blues

I've discovered again that cursing and swearing at inanimate objects doesn't actually improve things, so I'll try posting a question. A couple of months ago I attempted a fairly ambitious project (...
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Is there an elegant way to play Audio on the Zero W?

I'm busy developing an nice little bed-side alarm clock with a Pi Zero W. IT would be nice if it were an ALARM clock, not just a silent one. I've ordered this device from Amazon in the hopes that it ...
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2answers
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Raspberry pi 3B+ and Beats Pill+ bluetooth speaker

I have Raspberry pi 3B+ and bluetooth speaker Beats Pill+. I am trying to forward all audio to this speaker and use it as default. Bluetooth connection between rpi and speaker is not a problem, using ...
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Raspberry Pi 3B+ doesnt play audio via BT speaker

so I wanted to play audio via a bluetooth speaker. I tried it with my Phillips BTM3160 and my Creative iRoar Go. The Pi wouldn't even connect to the Phillips one and on the Creative it plays with the ...
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Raspbian and Bluetooth Headset not working

I know, there are already several questions about this, but none of them helped me. I have a rasbian installation and try to connect to my bluetooth headset. When I run sudo bluetoothctl I can find ...
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Raspberry Pi zero bluetoothctl connection fails to a device

I am currently trying to create a script to connect a Bluetooth printer to my raspberry device using CLI commands. So far I have tried using bluetoothctl but it freezes/crashes whenever I try to ...
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2answers
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Switching from desktop to lite, but with SSH

I plan on switching from Desktop to Lite sense I basically only ever use my Pi 4 over SSH. I know how to switch the OS by reimaging the SD card, but it would be much more convenient for me to do it ...
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1answer
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Access Denied when scanning for BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) devices

I'm running an up to date version of Buster on a Pi 3B+ (v1.3) and my Python program dies with txdbus.error.remoteerror: org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.AccessDenied: Rejected send message errors unless I ...
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How do you stream audio from one RPi to another?

I have a RPi Zero W running Stretch and equipped with an Adafruit speaker bonnet. I have followed these instructions including points 1 and 2 mentioned in the comments. The result is a functioning ...