Wireless headset for ubuntu.

Hello.

I am looking for the best wireless headset which must work on Ubuntu, (possibly for Acrer Aspire 5532 and possibly for bluetooth enabled phone).

Possible candidates are (but I don't know will they work with Linux and Aspire 5532 and #1 is not for phones?):

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Plantronics CS50-USB Wireless Headset for VoIP Softphones
http://www.amazon.com/Plantronics-CS50-USB-Wireless-Headset-Softphones/dp/B0006DPT5M
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2.
Plantronics .Audio 920 Bluetooth Headset - VOIP Compatible, SKYPE Ready, USB Adapter, Noise-Cancelling Microphone
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=3855298&SRCCODE=GANAFFL&cm_mmc_o=-ddCjC7-WCjC-d2CjC-uu&sessionid=ganpla_280595628

Thank you.

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Nenad RajsicCommented:
if you decide to buy a Bluetooth headset and experience any problems then have a look at this article
http://nexthing.wordpress.com/2007/08/13/bluetooth-headset-with-ubuntu-skype-and-voip-applications/
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BitlabAuthor Commented:
Thank you. This link is dead, but Google search  by its pieces brings some info:

http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:w8mc-K0o72kJ:nexthing.wordpress.com/2007/08/13/bluetooth-headset-with-ubuntu-skype-and-voip-applications/+/2007/08/13/bluetooth-headset-with-ubuntu-skype-and-voip-applications/&cd=1&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=us

" Bluetooth headset not branded but with a generic HT718 indication ... "

http://www.stgraber.org/2007/05/20/gbtsco-already-release-02/

You can find here the the .deb package; before installing it I suggest to install the following dependecies packages:

~$ sudo apt-get install python-bluez bluez-btsco

then install the .deb package

~$ sudo dpkg -i gbtsco_0.2-0ubuntu1_all.deb

Finish the installation and launch:

~$ sudo gbtsco

Check for device (N.B.: During some test I made, I always need to put the BT device in pairing mode). Select the discovered device and click on “Use ad Active Headset”. Now you can use your BT headset as a IO audio device:

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