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[Solved] Manjaro Linux: Cannot connect Bluetooth headset

TL; DR: 1. sudo pacman -S pulseaudio-bluetooth
2. sudo nano /etc/bluetooth/main.conf
3. Add «Enable=Source,Sink,Media,Socket» in [General] section
4. pulseaudio -k

Long version:
I recently stuck on connecting my Trakz Titanium Bluetooth headset in Manjaro Linux (kernel version 5.8.18-1). I saw it in the list of Bluetooth devices to connect, but nothing happened if I set the connection on. Needless to say that there was no option to choose a headset in the list of sound devices.

I had to spend some time reading docs, installing packages, and playing with conf files, and finally found the reason, so hopefully, this article saves you from this tedious journey.

— So here is the how to fix this.