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Connect Raspberry PI 3 B to Bluetooth speaker and microphone

I have Bluetooth speaker which has microphone in it, when I use it with iPhone and my PC, the microphone works fine. Now I connected it to Raspbian on Raspberry PI 3 B via inbuilt bluetooth, speaker ...
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RPi3 PulseAudio & Avahi problem

I have an Ubuntu 17.04 server which is sharing its sinks (connected speakers) and sources (USB microphone) with my local network. I've ensured the PulseAudio cookie has been pre-shared and on my ...
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Connecting a headless Pi Zero W to a bluetooth speaker

Edit: The problem does not occur using another bluetooth speaker. As that speaker is also the one I'm planning on using, the question is now only of academic interest. I'm trying to set up a small ...
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How to run pulseaudio -D from boot

I am currently setting up a bluetooth connectivity system for my garage to play music through. I have got the music playing and running smoothly, but I cannot figure out how get the pulseaudio daemon ...
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Bluetooth Input Not Outputting High Quality Audio to FM

I have Raspian Wheezy running on my Raspberry Pi. I have set it up to run pifmplay and output the sound to HDMI - (Pin 4 on GPIO) so that the Pi is now working as an FM Transmitter. This part works ...
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Pi with PulseAudio over wifi - can't connect

I was trying to set up my RPi 1 as audio device for my laptop and found this answer. On the RPi all the steps worked fine, except that /etc/default/pulseaudio is empty. But in the linked answer the ...
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running pulseaudio in system mode without X

I would like to make pulseaudio work on my Raspberry Pi 3 without X installed. I'm using the Arch Linux ARM distribution and these are the packages I have installed related to pulseauio and alsa: $ ...
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Direct sound playback via HDMI with sound input from Bluetooth Mic

I've connected my Raspberry Pi to a TV via HDMI, by default the sound output is through TV speakers via HDMI. I installed pulseaudio and successfully connected a Bluetooth headset [samsung HM1100] to ...
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sound-player library not recognizing PulseAudio devices

Got a Raspberry pi Model 3b - trying to get the bluetooth speaker to work. Using pulseaudio --start, before pairing the speaker was the way to success. aplay works with no parameters just the wav ...
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Audio hangs on repeated playback

How do I fix hanging audio in Raspbian GNU/Linux 8.0 (jessie)? When I playback audio using, for example, aplay, the first playback works fine. Subsequent playback will hang indefinitely. Several ...
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Loopback to aux out and record audio at the same time from audio in

I am currently developing a device that silences adverts from a streaming radio. Im taking audio input from a radio to a USB sound card.To silence the ads, I have am currently using the arecord ...
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Pulseaudio to ALSA output gets stuck

I've been working on that for a couple of month now, but still don't have a very good solution. My general problem is that my PulseAudio over ALSA audio output is blocked or stuck, I can unblock it ...
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Can't get bluetooth headphones working

I'm trying to get bluetooth headphones working with my pi. My setup uses pulseaudio. When I try to load the pulseaudio module I get: $ sudo pactl load-module module-bluetooth-discover Failure: Module ...
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Raspi 4 - PulseAudio Server issues

I am currently trying to setup a pulseaudio server on a new Raspberry Pi 4. In our office, we like to listen to music but passing the aux cord around is always a pain, so we thought we could use a ...
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Best way to sync OMXPlayer video with audio stream?

I am having issues getting OMXPlayer video played on a TV via HDMI to sync with audio streamed over the network. My thought was delay the video output by ~500 ms then use pavucontrol to fine tune the ...
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Mopidy with PulseAudio sound over TCP

So I have been struggling with this for a while now and looked everywhere for solutions. I have installed Mopidy with Spotify extension on my Raspberry Pi 3B but I can't seem to get the pulseaudio ...
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Bluetooth Connecting two devices

I am trying to set up bluetooth so that I can play music from both my phone and my computer in alternation (ie, if I want to go in the other room on a call where the phone stops playing, i can switch ...
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Bluetooth as a virtual audio device (input)

I am trying to setup this audio-reactive-led-strip library but with Bluetooth audio as the input. I have so far, got my LED strip to work with the standard strandtest.py and have also successfully ...
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Making a Raspberry Pi Into a Audio Streamer that Connects to Apple Airplay

first time on these forums. I have been looking all day and couldn't find anything related to it or have but no one posted back if they succeed or not. I found the same topic here, but it was hard to ...
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aplay doesn't detect usb mic

My usb mic "CD04" is detected by audio device setting but not with aplay -l. With arecod -l i see : **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices **** card 1: CD04 [CD04], device 0: USB Audio [USB Audio] ...
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/tmp has been reported to be read-only filesystem

Environment: Up to dated rasbian. pi@raspberrypi:/etc $ cat os-release PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)" NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="9" VERSION="9 (stretch)" ID=raspbian ID_LIKE=...
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Connecting to Bluetooth speaker only works in X, not in terminal

I am running pulseaudio -D to start pulseaudio as a daemon, then running sudo bluetoothctl, connect to connect to the bluetooth speaker (it has already been paired). When I do this in X11 with a ...
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Pulse audio is lagging and stuttering

I am using pulse audio to stream to my Ices2 Client. During the start of a song and sometimes all the way through if I am mixing audio together, pulse audio begins to really lag... As in it is ...
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Pulseaudio unkown PCM pulse

Using IceS for Icecast when I try to record from "pulse" device I get this error when I start IceS: ALSA lib pcm.c:2495:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM pulse And the program quits. Here is my ....
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pulseaudio:“Denied access to client with invalid authentication data”

I'm running Debian Stretch on a RPi 3 and to play audio via my bluetotth box without any luck. This is basically what I did: https://github.com/davidedg/NAS-mod-config/blob/master/bt-sound/bt-sound-...
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No sound when PulseAudio is running

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 running the latest Raspbian jessie. I have sound working just fine via ALSA and analog out. Recently I installed pulseaudio and have found if pulseaudio is running I no longer ...
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How do I install pulseaudio 10 on the Raspberry Pi?

The latest version I have is PulseAudio 5.0, while the newest version is PulseAudio 10.0 How do I install pulseaudio 10.0 on the Raspberry Pi 3 running on Raspbian Jessie?
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Pulseaudio-dlna install on Jessie

I've been working on a project that allows for streaming to the pi which is connected to a sound card and output to speakers. Recently, I've gotten an itch to make the system multi-room and want to ...
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MATRIX Creator : Getting microphone input into pulseaudio?

A note on versions; PulseAudio 10.0 Raspbian - upgraded only (not dist-upgrade) to stretch to get Pulse Audio 10 ALSA reports the following virtual PCM interfaces; mic_channelX is the Matrix ...
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How to connect mic on USB sound card and bluetooth speaker with Raspberry pi3

I am building my own Echo device following the link below https://github.com/alexa/alexa-avs-raspberry-pi Facing issue with mic and speaker set up. I have connected my bluetooth speaker with ...
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Raspberry Pi bluetooth volume buttons

I have configured my pi to connect and receive bluetooth audio from my iPhone 5c using pulseaudio and bluez. How do I use my volume buttons from my iPhone to control the output of the audio from my pi?...
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What distribution supports recent PulseAudio and Kodi with GLES?

My home entertainment system is based on a Raspberry Pi 2 connected to a TV, and a home server driving six ceiling-mounted speakers (and eventually a subwoofer). The home server exposes a PulseAudio ...
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Shairplay drops frames

I had shairplay (a rewrite of shairport) running fine with ALSA on my RPi. Then I installed PulseAudio and some other programs and now it's dropping frames all the time and produces only stuttering ...
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PulseAudio undefined symbol after compiling from source

I'm trying to set up my new RPI2 as a hub for my home automation projects. I am new to linux so please bear with me if this is a simple thing, I couldn't find a solution after a day of troubleshooting....
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pulseaudio server RP3 can't play audio from network client and local client at the same time

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B connected to my speakers through a usb soundinterface. It's also connected via usb midi to a masterkeyboard which I use to play piano and doesn't have it's own speakers. On ...
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VLC player can't play larger media files on raspbian

I am using Pi 4 for an week. I tried some media players available on repository like vlc,kodi,mpv etc. I have noticed none of them can play a media file(mp4,avi,mkv) smoothly. So I am stuck with vlc. ...
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Separately python audio output and osmc output

So I'm doing a project .I am using raspberry pi 3 as a media player using osmc and is connected to my projector. I have written a python file so that it uses voice recognition (pocket Sphinx) to use ...
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Changing volume with connected bluetooth phone

there. Since I recently just started on my first projekt with the Rpi, Iam a noob when it comes to figuring solutions out.. I successfully connected my iPhone with the Raspy (Model 3, B+) and it is ...
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PulseAudio: Only share one sink?

i successfully set up a raspberry pi to work as a pulseaudio network sink. Unfortunately my raspberry pi has two audio outputs, both are visible on my computer in the pulsemixer. As you can see, USB-...
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Bluetooth speaker registers as keyboard

I have a small Bluetooth speaker that I was given that I want to use for a project with a Raspberry Pi Zero W. There is no model information on the speaker. I can connect to the speaker from my phone ...
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How to force upgrade of PulseAudio at Raspbian 8?

Is it possible to upgrade PulseAudio to version higher than 5.0? If yes, then how? Thanks!
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Why isn't my setup connecting an iPhone via Bluetooth to a Pi working?

iPhone (Works) | v Bluetooth Channel (Connected) | v Raspberry PI (Works) | v Headphone jack (...
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Bluetooth sink has no audio

I found other questions similar to mine but without a working answer. On RPi3 with Raspbian Stretch I'm trying to connect to a Bluetooth speaker. It connects but I have no audio output. pi@rpi(rw):~$ ...
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play audio stream when bluetooth connects

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W and want it to use as an Internet Radio. So I wrote a Python script that connects to my bluetooth speaker and starts a stream. Everything works fine, but i always need to ...
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Pi 3 Bluetooth Software Requirements

I am using Minibian(a minimal Debian based OS), and trying to set up bluetooth so that I can stream audio to a bluetooth speaker from my Pi. What are the minimum packages I need to get bluetooth ...
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KODI pulseaudio installation broken. pactl and pacmd do not work. How to fix?

I want to stream audio to/via the RP using bluetooth. I found and followed a very nice tutorial. But, of course, what works for so many people falls completely apart once I give it a go. While trying ...
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Audio cracking with VLC and Bluetooth, but works with aplay

I'm trying to set up my Pi (v2) as a WiFi Hotspot and a Bluetooth Audio Module for my car. The WiFi Hotspot works so far, but the sound over Bluetooth and VLC is only cracking. When i use "aplay /usr/...