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alsamixer / amixer supported usb audio class 2 controls

I am currently developing a usb soundcard that is usb audio class 2 compliant. In my current setup I have audio and mute controls for several channels working in alsamixer. The USB audio class 2 spec ...
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How to get ALSA to trigger events for USB audio volume changes on the hardware

I've been trying to figure this out for a while, and I've even posted a few questions from different angles on it, but I have yet to get a response. So, if my question is nonsense, please let me know....
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Why is ALSA often not reading the audio card state

I'm having a terrible time with ALSA on a PI5. It will play and record sound, but the control interface seems to only work sometimes. I cannot find a cause for this. I could use some help ...
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Parallel / multiple audio output with alsa and USB audio mixer

I have a new docking station for my laptop and have a hard time configuring audio/alsa. After checking cat /proc/asound/cards 0 [PCH ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel PCH HDA ...
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Unable to save alsamixer settings on bookworm xfce

I'm french so thanks for forgiving my english I'm on debian bookworm xfce and I'm unable to save alsamixer Headphons settings. When I start a session there is no sound, the command alsamixer always ...
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How to route sgtl5000 audio within the chip?

I have an embedded device with an sgtl5000 audio codec, linked to an iMX8 CPU via SPI. According to the datasheet, there is a direct route from LINE_IN to HP_OUT, which avoids sound travelling through ...
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How to set HDMI card - default audio card

Hello everyone I'm Use laptop + external monitors, and i need use monitor speaker and i can't see HDMI card in alsamixer, when reviewing command [ aplay -l ] result = [void@base ~]$ aplay -l **** List ...
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No audio heard, yet Linux thinks played successfully

I had audio working on my AlmaLinux 9 installation, using a USB sound card. I seemed to have changed something because I no longer hear audio (but AlmaLinux thinks its successfully playing a sound). ...
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mic boost for kazer kiyo?

I'm setting a new webcam, a razer kiyo, and I'm having some trouble with the microphone. It works, but it's really quiet. The "mic boost" option in alsamixer would seem to be a good choice, ...
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Audio on Arch linux sometimes don't work after reboot

Sometimes when I restart my system the audio isn't working. When I run amixer scontrols I get this result: Simple mixer control 'PCM',0 Simple mixer control 'IEC958',0 Simple mixer control 'IEC958',1 ...
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Change Default Master Volume Control to "PCM" in alsamixer on Linux Mint

I am running Linux Mint and whenever I use my system's hardware volume controls (e.g., volume up/down buttons), it adjusts the "PCM 1" level in alsamixer. However, I want it to adjust the &...
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Using ALSA with dmix and multi plugins together for recording

I'm trying to set up ALSA for recording some videos with ffmpeg, so I need to both hear the application sound and be able to record it (I actually probably need to record 1 specific application). ...
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laptop speakers muted after headphones unplugged (Debian derivative BunsenLabs)

Strange audio trouble on an older laptop... I just installed a fresh BunsenLabs on an old eeePC Asus 1001PXD. I noticed that I wasn't getting any sound from the speakers. When I plugged in headphones, ...
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HDMI audio not working (?) on SoC Celeron N3350, analog audio works [sof-essx8336]

I have just installed Debian 12 on a mini PC equipped with Celeron N3350. The goal is to use it for bluray playback. So far the video is smooth, but I can get audio only from the jack analog output. ...
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no soundcards found

sudo aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Left.wav yields this error: aplay: main:831: audio open error: Host is down Without sudo there is no error and a delay as if playing the sound, but the ...
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Command "beep" does not do anything [duplicate]

I have an old Dell Latitude E5430 laptop running DietPi Native PC (x86_64). *DietPi is a fork of Debian 11 Bullseye. Summary Today, I installed beep and ran it. It put me back into bash a second later....
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Microphone Input plays Sound Ouput, Sound Output is linked to Microphone Settings

I have been trying to fix some audio issues since downloading Debian 11 on my laptop, which has both an in-built speaker and a microphone. I use earbuds that don't have a built-in microphone. When ...
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Change clock bitrate (ALSA, PCM) at runtime AM335x

I am currently working on an embedded board with a WM8776 which uses the MCASP1 of the AM335x. This works as expected and has expected behaviour. What I now want to do is make a driver which can ...
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Disable ALSA resampling from kernel space

I am currently working on a project with a soundcard which is driven bij a ~12 Mhz clock and ~24Mhz clock to play both 44.1 and 48khz audio. I switch these clocks with a GPIO. This means I do not want ...
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how to open line or mic with snd_pcm_open

I am writing code on Raspberry Pi that connects to a ICUSBAUDIO7D device for capture. I have been successful so far talking when I pass in "default" as a path r = snd_pcm_open(&_pcm, &...
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Matebook D15 2021 - no sound on ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on my Huawei Matebook D15 2021 (i3-10gen) and I haven't got any sound. In devices I can only see "Dummy Output". Is there any drivers for audio? I've read on the ...
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How can manage output device with amixer command?

There are two output devices : headphone and line out in my pc.I can select one of them as output decice with the PulseAudio Volume Control.Can amixer do the same job such as pulseaudio? I want to ...
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Sound via JACK is totaly distorted, PulseAudio without Jack works

first of all, here is the information about my system (Ubuntu Studio 21.10) - in advance: The sound output is completely distorted as soon as Jack is activated (regardless of whether via JackDBus or ...
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How to use different input and output device as a single device on fedora 34

I want to use a speaker as my output and a separate microphone for my input. The issue is when I do this, I get echo as expected. I need to create a virtual audio device that has input and output. I ...
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Volume Slider only controls Headphones item in alsa mixer

When I use the gnome volume slider, it does not increase or decrease the sound level, instead, while the slider moves, sound just remains constant. So I checked alsamixer and found that the slider ...
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Headphones recognized as Headset

When I plug in my headphone into the (only, so pobably combined out/in) jack in my laptop in Ubuntu 20.04 the config switches output to headphone (I like that) and mic to the non-existing headphone ...
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Merging two USB microphones into one stream using ALSA or PulseAudio

This is all very new too me and the question might be simple/stupid. I have 2 USB microphones (with speakers) connected to a PC. Card 2 and 3 below. arecord -l **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices ***...
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5.1 sound with external USB soundcard (Soundblaster HD)

I'm trying to make 5.1 sound work on my old Soundblaster HD. This through the toslink digital output of the card. I set those values in the pulseaudio daemon: remixing-produce-lfe = yes remixing-...
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How can I get my unsupported sound card to work with ALSA?

I get no sound via the speakers of my Lenovo Legion 7i laptop, which alsamixer tells me is using a Realtek ALC287. I have tried various Linux distros and kernel combinations, including Ubuntu 16.04, ...
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How can I force ALSA to recognize my sound card as a different model?

I have a Lenovo Legion 7i laptop, and the sound does not work in Linux at all, but does work in Windows. Alsamixer identifies the laptop as having an ALC287, but several websites indicate that the ...
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headphone not working elementary os hera

My Problem When I start up Elementary, the audio through the computer speakers work as expected. When I plug headphones into the audio jack, the audio doesn't come through the headphones. Sometimes ...
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Unable to use speakers when the headphone is plugged

I want to be able to use my internal speaker without unplugging the jack headphone so I set the Speaker Playback Switch to on: $ amixer -c1 cset numid=4 on numid=4,iface=MIXER,name='Speaker Playback ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers without disconnecting

When I connect my headphones into the front jack, my speakers (line-out) get muted. I would like to switch to speakers without disconnecting my headphones. I see two possible options in gnome-control-...
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CentOS is not detecting my Microphone, I can't save alsamixer settings

I can't record and I was reviewing my Microphone. Checking [joseluisbz@centos ~]$ uname -r 5.7.8-1.el8.elrepo.x86_64 [joseluisbz@centos ~]$ [joseluisbz@centos ~]$ arecord -l **** List of CAPTURE ...
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Microphone issues on debian 10

I'm trying to set up discord chat with debian 10 installed on macbook pro. there are two input devices listed in discord. Default, and Built-in Audio Analog Stereo. I was using Default, and it worked ...
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Alsa doesn't detect soundcards anymore

Until today audio was working under Debian bullseye/sid, now it just doesn't anymore and I don't know why. ~ $ sudo alsactl init alsactl: init:1759: No soundcards found... ~ $ lsmod | grep snd ~ $ # ...
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Microphone Problems

I can't get a webcam microphone to work; it appears grayed out in Linux Mint 19.3 Cinnamon: > System: Host: me-Peppy Kernel: 5.3.0-46-generic x86_64 bits: 64 > compiler: gcc v: 7.5.0 Desktop: ...
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How do I switch between my audio output devices? (Pop!_os)

I am using Pop!_OS, installed it a few days ago. I have two audio output devices (correction: read #1 under the post) connected to my PC, one to the 3.5mm audio jack in the front panel and one to the ...
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Parsing audio format rates from USB Audio Interface fails, causing disconnect/rediscover loop

When I connect my PreSonus USB AudioBox 96 to my Ubuntu 18.04LTS desktop via USB2.0 port, dmesg shows the following errors in a loop: [ 8764.468004] usb 1-11: new high-speed USB device number 61 ...
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Lineout shows plugged but no sound in Ununtu 18.04

If I connect my logitech speaker to rear jack of my desktop, it does not make sound but detected as a lineout (Built in). However, if I connect through the front jack, it makes sound and detected as ...
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Alsa doesn't recognize soundcards but kernel does

I've an issue with alsa which seems not to recognize my soundcards. Before I didn't have that issue... !!################################ !!ALSA Information Script v 0.4.64 !!#############...
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ALSA: mixing input source to output and vice-versa

I'm looking forward to have Linux system with GPU-passthrough Windows VM. Since the emulated sound device from QEMU/KVM is not very good, Windows VM will have USB-passthrough sound device and send ...
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how to add support for libasound2-plugin-equal to ASLA config raspnerry pi MAX98357 I2S amp

I've followed this tutorial (https://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-max98357-i2s-class-d-mono-amp/raspberry-pi-usage) to add MAX98357 I2S amp to raspberry pi. It works fantastic, but i would like to have ...
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No sound in every linux distribution,in aslamixer only one bar(master)

Now i am using Void Linux,sound don't work,but when i type $beep Sound work,so i don't know where the problem. Help please. aplay -L [bixbow@localhost ~]$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware ...
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I need to know how to get sound in Linux to do something specific

What I want is to separate two different applications' sound output from each other, and pipe that into a sound editing program. What I need is a way to add an entry in record that outputs into the ...
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Asterisks locks ALSA device if chan_alsa is loaded

I am implementing an extension 900 which routes the audio to ALSA device.  I am also using mpd, which plays music through ALSA. Asterisk 15, OpenWrt 18.06 mpd.conf: log_file "syslog" ...
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Alsamixer not identifying audio output

I've map a keyboard combination to execute the command amixer sset Master 4%+ and it does nothing. I plug my headset via the jack 3.5 port and in pavucontrol/Pulseaudio I can control de volume but ...
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Alsa - dmix, softvol config?

I want to acheive the following: A USB DAC is connected to a linux box. So far no issue... card 1: Device [USB Audio Device], device 0: USB Audio [USB Audio] Subdevices: 1/1 Subdevice #0: ...
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PopOS - Headphones making Heart Beat sound while plugged in

Since this morning my headphones have been making a "Heart Beat" thumping noise while plugged in. No sound plays through them. Sound plays normally through laptop speakers. I am running Pop!_OS ...
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Multiple problems with alsamixer after opening up laptop (no problems in other OSs)

This randomly started happening today. Yesterday I opened up my laptop to clean it out. I also disconnected the CMOS battery cable by mistake. When I open alsamixer in a terminal, the following things ...
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