Questions about audio hardware and software in Linux and other UNIX operating systems.

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Cannot hear sound after updating Kali rolling

I updated Kali rolling using apt-get upgrade And also using the settings to check for any updates after a reboot. I first came across this problem when I started my Discord Music Bot. I went on ...
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Is there a OS-wide sound normalisation software compatible with Linux mint 18? [on hold]

Well VLC have sound normalisation and that's cool but I like to have an OS-wide implementation of it, it is mostly for web browser videos but still... Or is there sound normalisation add-on for ...
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regulate system volume with midi controller

Make midi controller regulate system volume. With the following code a midi controller can be used for controlling the audio volume of a linux system: aseqdump -p 20 | sed -nur 's/^.*controller 14, ...
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control volumes of multiple independent sound sources

In linux, how would one have multiple sound sources, which volumes can be controlled independently. For instance you'd have two youtube videos running, and each one would be controlled by something ...
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Not sure which audio device to pass through via OVMF

I'm configuring a VGA passthrough on Arch for a virtual Windows machine, and when I use lspci | grep Audio, I get two different devices with different PCI IDs. They look very similar, and I'm not sure ...
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No sound for msi CX61-2QC [ubuntu]

ivan@ivan-CX61-2QC:~$ cat /proc/asound/cards 0 [HDMI ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel HDMI HDA Intel HDMI at 0xf7a14000 irq 35 1 [PCH ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel PCH ...
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8 independants mono channel on 7.1 sound card, but possibility to play sound on 8 channels simultaneously

For a personal sound project with a raspberry PI 3 and an USB 7.1 channel sound card, I need to use the sound card as 8 independents mono channels, to play different mono sounds on specifics channel. ...
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Increase aplay volume

I'm using aplay as a notification sound system and I wonder how could I increase the played sound volume? It is really low compared to the current volume the PC has. Thanks in advance!
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How to properly set ALSA mic input on jesse linux image

I've spent a few days troubleshooting with other online sources how to set the USB mic as the primary recording card for ALSA. The error I'm getting is when trying to record content. ALSA lib ...
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Where is sound manager in xfce desktop environment?

I can't find audio management dock/widget in xcfe de.I am using manjaro with Xfce.Is it a bug or they never think of creating it?
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Microphone not working on archlinux

Context I have been running archlinux on my laptop for years and never needed the microphone. Now I need it but cannot find a way to configure it properly. I use alsa and pulseadio. Running ...
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DAC not showing up in sound devices

I have a Fiio E10k DAC, which works fine on Windows (I run dual boot on my laptop) but it just isn't being recognised on Linux Mint. I have tried both USB ports. I used to have Fedora on this machine ...
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ALSA: send audio to two audio devices

On my laptop, I have an onboard sound card, and also a connected bluetooth headset. I have configured the bluetooth device in /etc/asound.conf: # cat /etc/asound.conf pcm.bluetooth { type ...
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Remove silence from audio files while leaving gaps

Currently we're using this command within a shell script to remove silence from audio files: ffmpeg -i $INFILE -af silenceremove=0:0:0:-1:1:${NOISE_TOLERANCE}dB -ac 1 $SILENCED_FILE -y This works ...
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How to change audio levels of sound card with same control names

I'm trying to write a script that automatically changes the playback/capture audio levels based on the device that is connected. I'm using a MAYA44 USB+ sound with 4 ch in/out. Thanks to a similar ...
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How to retrieve the Windows sound setting “equalization loudness” on Linux distributions?

I have been using Linux distributions since years, but I am missing : the "equalization loudness" which is the name of a Windows sound setting which allows to normalize the volume and reduce the gap ...
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Can't record audio from desktop - Linux Mint

I'm using Linux Mint 13 MATE 64-bit, and can't work out how to record the audio from Chrome. I'm using various screencasting utilities and Audacity, and just can't get the audio. I've followed ...
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Is it possible to change audio drivers?

My Turtlebeach headset (stealth 450) works fine in Windows 10. In linux mint 17.03 I get audio but my mic output is white noise (static). Is there any way to change audio drivers around to test?
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Fedora 24 - Asus c300 no audio

I have installed Fedora 24 XFCE 64 on my Asus c300 here is my Alsa stuff http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=b1a rpm -qa 'alsa' alsa-utils-1.1.1-1.fc24.x86_64 alsa-ucm-1.1.1-1.fc24.x86_64 alsa-...
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Use Debian Laptop as Bluetooth headset?

i want to use my laptop (Debian 8.4) as a bluetooth headset for my smartphone (OnePlus One, Android). This means not just audio of my phone, also incoming calls. I already managed to play normal ...
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alsa volume settings are constantly rested to a default value everytime I plug my earphones on and off. How to fix it?

every time that I attach my earphones on the jack plug the alsa volume settings get reset to some default values. My volume settings are not even remembered the next time I attach my earphones. Any ...
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Converting files to OGG with FFMPEG produces an extremely large file

When trying to convert either an mp3 or flac file to ogg, the output ogg file is actually a flac file with a large file size. For instance: running for file in *.mp3; do ffmpeg -i "${file}" "${file/%...
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No sound on fresh install of Debian

I'm on a fresh install of Debian with i3 and I'm quite new to Linux. I have both pulseaudio and alsa installed but I cannot get sound to output. I would have posted any command outputs but I'm not ...
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Gnome finds no audio devices

I've installed ArchLinux on a Dell XPS 15 L521X. For some reason when Gnome boots it finds no audio devices. If I switch to a virtual terminal and use the terminal based music player cmus to play ...
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Loud clicks and beep at high sound volume

I'm using Linux Mint 17.3 Cinnamon edition, installed it recently. Before I always used KDE edition and everything was alright. I didn't like Cinnamon for a lot of reasons so I just installed 'kde-...
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How to use a bluetooth speaker?

I'm trying to use a bluetooth speaker, but don't get any sound. bluetoothctl shows the device as paired, trusted, and connected, and lists it as "serial port", "headset", "audio sink", and some ...
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disable “stereo mix” or audio loopback in linux mint 17.3

I'm new in the Linux world. I tried my best to disable the audio loopback, but my audio-in is mixed with my audio-out, and for example in Skype, my conversation partner can hear himself from my ...
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SFK to convert text to sound with minimodem?

I've installed minimodem on a server running Ubuntu. I've read through the documentation but still having trouble. I want to input a text file and use frequency shift keying to output an audio file.
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Google Chrome not detecting Headset and Web cam in Kali Linux

My current version of your Kali Linux is(#cat /etc/issue) Kali GNU/Linux Rolling \n \l I am using google chrome from root user using this command gksu -u ysr google-chrome (there is another user ...
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Enable audio on remote Windows computer through xfreerdp

I'm using xfreerdp to login to a windows machine (runnning windos 7 64bit) on my desk next to my linux machine (running RHEL7). Normally I use: xfreerdp -k uk -g 1280x950 --no-nla --plugin cliprdr ...
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i3status alsa mixer

How do I get i3status to display the volume level from alsamixer instead of Pulseaudio? This is my volume configuration right now: volume master { format = "♪: %volume" format_muted ...
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i3wm amixer controls from i3status

I can run bindsym button4 exec amixer -D pulse sset Master 5%+ and bindsym button5 exec amixer -D pulse sset Master 5%- to adjust the volume from a terminal session. However when I add the commands to ...
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Arch Sound output only showing as Headphone while no headphone plugged

I've struggled couple of days to fix this issue with installing / uninstalling / editing alsa , pulseaudio setting but no luck . One time i was able to fix audio with alsamixer and select output ...
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Testing if an audio file is corrupted

I have a folder full of audio files. Some of them are corrupted: At some point while playing them, Clementine shows an error saying that it failed to parse the stream; VLC just stops playing without ...
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New Debian 8 install, no sound

Just built my new computer, but my problem is I have no sound. Can you help please? I'll run through what I have done so far... I installed Debian and updated the BIOS OK. I also apt-get updated and ...
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Mic input ignored in Win7 HVD running from Ubuntu 15, 16, but not 14

The actual symptom I'm seeing is on Windows 7, but I think the root cause is in Ubuntu. I have a CentOS7.2 laptop, which I run an Ubuntu VM from, and from that VM I run VMWare Horizon View to run a ...
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No sound in HTML5 videos (Firefox/Chromium)

I use mageia, and I'm struggling a lot when I want to watch some videos on web in html5: the video runs fine, but the sound doesn't play. I've searched in web, and in most cases, the problem seems to ...
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No soundcard found after upgrade to Debian Jessie

After upgrading Debian Squeeze to Jessie (via Wheezy) last month I noticed I had no sound anywhere. I've looked through several Debian wiki pages and forum posts and tried (parts of) several suggested ...
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Unable to start jack server in beaglebone black debian [duplicate]

I am trying to build run a C program in Beaglebone Black using Debian in which I am trying to receive sound from USB sound card. For this I have made my USB sound card as default sound hardware by ...
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USB sound card not working properly in Beaglebone black

I am trying to use USB sound card as default in beaglebone black using Debian. For this I disable on board sound hardware by adding this line optargs=capemgr.disable_partno=BB-BONELT-HDMI in /boot/...
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Nostalgia: Linux 2.0.x and PCI sound

Nostalgic as I am, I've put together some old hardware and installed a S.u.S.E Linux 4.3 from 1996 with kernel 2.0.18 from the original CDs. It runs great including network and decent graphics. Just ...
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Is it possible to convert audio to midi with the shell?

Some might say this doesn't work, but it does, this website does what I want. Can you do this with any common tool like ffmpeg? Or maybe there is a python script somewhere? I couldn't find anything on ...
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Modifying Audio System Settings via console in OpenSUSE 13.1

My PC has an internal speaker and every time when I reboot linux, the output of the (integrated) sound card changes to this internal speaker. But I want to use my external speakers (via the green jack ...
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Changing input audio source and setting it to mono on Debian Jessie/8 using commands

Good day everybody, Today I was able to connect my WiiU to my computer using a PCI TV Tuner with a RCA input, only yellow. Thanks to VLC and video4linux I can play games flawlessly. I bought a cable ...
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When mic boost is activated, I don't have any sound input from microphone

I have an Asus computer (and before another Asus computer with the same problem), I'm running debian unstable on KDE Plasma (but I got the same problem with ubuntu, on lxde, kde, unity...). The idea ...
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How do I split an audio file into multiple?

I found something for videos, which looks like this. ffmpeg -i * -c:v libx264 -crf 22 -map 0 -segment_time 1 -g 1 -sc_threshold 0 -force_key_frames "expr:gte(t,n_forced*9)" -f segment output%03d.mp4 ...
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Embedded Linux Distribution

I have a small device that runs a light weight embedded linux. I can telnet and ssh to the device. This device has no package management utility on it that I can tell. I am trying to install a pre-...
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Linux Mint Corners Musical Sequence Associative Array

I am writing a script which uses hot corners to play specific musical notes when hovering in corners, and depending on the musical sequence to execute a specific command. The script is called with ...
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HDMI sound fails, resolves, months later repeats failure (Intel NUC to Viewsonic Monitor)

My HDMI sound is connected from an intel NUC core i3 (a version without all the extra legacy serial and vga interfaces) and connected to a 1080p ViewSonic Monitor with built in speakers. My sound ...
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Edit audio output before playback

I want to low level edit the output of ALSA sound system. I should sniff the audio output, change it before playback and then play it. I saw /dev/snd/OUTDEVICE but I think it is write only. Which is ...