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A Bluetooth* audio device, like a headset or speaker that can play sounds.
Connect your Intel® Edison board to a Wi-Fi* network, see Step 3: Get your Board Online.
SCP using a host computer connected to the same network (to copy music files over).
Establish a terminal to your board either Via Serial port or SSH.
Make your Bluetooth* audio device discoverable.
Type the following in the terminal to your board.
rfkill unblock bluetooth
Scan for devices.
Find your device and pair to it (replace the MAC address with the MAC address of your device)
On some devices you may need to connect as wel
Quit the bluetoothctl
Verify that your A2DP device (the LG* headset in this case) is recognized in pulse audio as a sink device and that its sink name starts with bluez_sink.
pactl list sinks
Configure the default sink to use pulse audio server with the following command, replacing with the details of your device.
pactl set-default-sink bluez_sink.00_25_DB_05_72_F2
Copy an audio file (*.wav) to the Intel® Edison device using scp, and play the audio file using mplayer.
You may run into issues playing .mp3, stay tuned for updates.
If you're getting
Failed to pair: org.bluez.Error.AlreadyExists
then check which devices you are paired with
then remove the device you are paired to (replace the MAC address with the MAC address of your device)
For other useful commands inside bluetoothctl
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