Questions tagged [audio]

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

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No input or output devices found when using vnc remote desktop

When I use a regular monitor, and connect my headphones to pc, they work just fine. But when I use my laptop as a monitor(I use tigervnc configured by this tutorial: https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/...
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Setting up permanent extra audio sinks/sources for streaming purposes?

So I have been on this for about a month now, and I've tried a dozen different ways of optimizing/automating the process. Basically want to be able to have something setup akin to that of Voicemeeter (...
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Disable a keyboard shortcut not defined in dconf

When I press Super + Shift + S keyboard shortcut, the Sound settings from the panel pops out as shown in the following picture. I want to disable this shortcut. I could not find any defined keyboard ...
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Cracking sound just before any music plays

Whenever some sound plays after pause or if a new sound plays, there is a cracking sound in the beginning (for a second or so). I tried the following fix: Crackling and delayed sound after upgrading ...
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Configure simultaneous audio output with Pipewire

I am trying to configure my audio to output simultaneously to both my TV (HDMI from AMD GPU) and my PC speakers (analog output). I created a new sink: pactl load-module module-null-sink media.class=...
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How to add multiple virtual sound devices to passthrough to a VM?

I have two VMs running and I would like there to be no latency, I also use the base machine for tasks. For that I thought to buy multiple sound devices and just switch the 3.5mm port, but that would ...
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Speed up video by ffmpeg did not reduce file size

I'm following Speeding up playback speed https://trac.ffmpeg.org/wiki/How%20to%20speed%20up%20/%20slow%20down%20a%20video However, when I speed up my playback speed by 1.5, I'd anticipate a reduce of ...
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How to avoid audio recording fade in?

Audios recorded from the microphone start with a pop and a fade in. I tried 2 mics from two hardware inputs. I found this solution that describes my problem but Fedora 35 has no default.pa file: In ...
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My Bluetooth is connect, but the driver is not showing

I have a JBL Bluetooth speaker. And usually it doesn't have a problem until my recent question earlier about Bluetooth :) And today's problem is my device is connected, but the device is not showing ...
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Pulseaudio stopped working on Fedora 35 after update

I just ran updates on Fedora 35 with dnf update and after all has been done, I rebooted. First symptoms: I tried watching a youtube video, and it wouldn't play. Youtube was buffering forever and ...
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After a fresh install of ubuntu 21.10 my laptop show "dummy output" and I can't hear anything

I have had no sound(speaker/mic) out of my laptop since I installed Ubuntu by sidep of Windows 10. Sound worked just fine in Windows, but nothing I have done has been able to bring it back since the ...
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Missing sound through GPU for several days (Manjaro, AMD)

I have been trying (and failing) for several days to rectify a sudden audio issue in Manjaro. Usually, audio passes through DisplayPort or HDMI without issue. But after updating a few days ago to both ...
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Audio Output Pain

Why won't pavucontrol save settings. I have a monitor with built in speakers. The settings in configuration are set to built in audio to pro audio and the on board output is set to off. I have to go ...
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Kali: no Audio output

so I've started up Kali on a new partition and everything is working fine except for the fact that there's no audio. To be more specific, there aren't any output devices to select in the pulseaudio ...
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Play audio from remote machine to local machine's speaker

Most of the time I used to run long-running jobs/build on Linux machines (locally and remote). I wish if there is an audible alert when a command is completed. It turns out there is one which works ...
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Why isn't sox recording anything?

I have an RTL-SDR radio receiver which outputs streaming data to stdout. I can listen to the audio with this command: $ rtl_fm -M wbfm -f 96.5M | play -r 32k -t raw -e s -b 16 -c 1 -V1 - As you can ...
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How to mix two input sources in Pulseaudio (for recording mic and speakers with SimpleScreenRecorder)

I happen to record a meeting using SimpleScreenRecorder (SSR) on Linux. I use Pulseaudio and default configurations. When SSR records the screen and audio, it records the speakers output, but not my ...
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Why is this systemd service preventing PortAudio to query audio devices?

I have a very strange problem since a few hours with what seems really two really unrelated things: a Systemd service (doing nothing!) and the listing of available audio devices. More precisely I have ...
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Bluetooth Audio becomes stuttering while downloading or heavy use in network data via ethernet

I had this problem with Manjaro on my macbookpro 2016. Now I am having same problem with Fedora 35 on PC. I googled it and some forums says it causes due to 2.4 GHz issues with Wifi. But now I am ...
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Play sound when command finishes

What's an efficient way to get the terminal to play an alarm/sound when a command launched by user finishes? It needs to be automatic so that I don't have to explicitly run a "beep" command ...
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Front Panel Not Working - ALC 4080 - Archlinux

I built a system with MSI Z690 MAG Tomahawk DDR4. It has ALC4080 codec. I found similar problems on google. Output of aplay -L null Discard all samples (playback) or generate zero samples (...
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Pulseaudio distorts playback speed

Regularly when listening to music I notice the pace changing while listening. Basically the playback speed is inconsistent (for a short time its faster or slower than it should be). I am using a ...
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Alsamixer and no sound duing recording

I am a bit new to audio and its control and I am working on embedded system running ArchLinux. I am trying to record some sound from my headset microphone. I plug it using a audio splitter (CTIA as ...
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Apply ladspa plugin to microphone input

How do I apply a ladspa plugin to my microphone input? I want to create a virtual mic with the plugin applied that I can set as my input in Discord/OBS/etc. I tried doing this pacmd load-module module-...
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Mixxx - mixing application abborts/stops loading due to core dump on debian bookworm/sid

The GUI of the program just pops up with a black screen without no content. Then the startup crashes… Running: mixxx --logLevel trace Outputs: Info [Main]: Warning: Ignoring XDG_SESSION_TYPE=wayland ...
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How to mute/unmute default sound output

What's the generic way to mute/unmute my system's default sound output? $ amixer set Master mute amixer: Unable to find simple control 'Master',0 $ amixer scontrols Simple mixer control 'IEC958',0 ...
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ALC4082 CODEC on pop!_OS

I am having issues with my astro A10 headset, no audio outputs and mic does not input. There is post I made a while ago, is there a way of installing/ getting the ALC4082 codec to work? p.s: all ...
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How to play audio from Ubuntu to AirPlay 2 speakers?

I have an Ubuntu 20.10 and a pair of KEF LSX to which I want to connect using Apple AirPlay 2. I managed to do it using iTunes on Windows 10 and also my iPhone 8, both in the same LAN as my Ubuntu. ...
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Is there a terminal based visualizer for linux that plays background music from default audio source?

I was wondering whether there are any terminal based visualizers that work with the default background audio input in linux or unix? For example, in order to use CLI visualizer, the MPD daemon needs ...
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Streaming audio files over HTTP with Media Player Daemon fails - 'Not found'

I'm trying to set up a simple MPD instance to stream audio files over HTTP. What I'd like to be able to do is put in a URL in my browser, which will stream the audio file - as simple as possible. I've ...
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Disable "plop" sound in Debian 11 / Gnome when changing the sound volume

After update from Debian 10 to 11 and the corresponding update in Gnome, my system is full of unwanted sound effects. Terrible design I want to say to the person responsible for this, if they are by ...
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Why is there no sound in a fresh install of PopOS/Manjaro/LinuxMint?

I am a new linux user coming from windows. Recently, I install a fresh copy of PopOS and after the installation completed on my HDD and I booted into PopOS, I immediately noticed there was no sound. ...
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How do I stream audio with Discord?

When I use the "Go Live" feature on Discord, the other people in the channel say they can see the video output of what I stream, but cannot hear the audio. How do I stream the video and ...
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pactl not working in DWM config file

After seting up shortcuts in config.h, pactl is not working at all. However when I run pactl in terminal, it works as intended config.h: #include <X11/XF86keysym.h> static const char *upvol[] ...
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Is the sound kernel unit required for sound to work?

I can't see any kernel module name for driver 00:15.0 $ lspci -k 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series Graphics & Display (rev 0f) ...
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Disable Audio Source/Sink Module in Pipewire

In pulseaudio I use to be able to completely disable an audio device using something like: pactl list short modules | grep -E "Logitech_BRIO|platform-skl" pactl unload-module 15 # ID of ...
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Pulseaudio sound server only forwards the sound of firefox

I forwarded PulseAudio from the Server centOS PC to the Local Ubuntu PC following the link1. With pavucontrol, the same audio output has been selected properly. But, firefox is the only GUI ...
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asterisk debug extension bad quality audio - rtp out of sequence

FreePBX 16.0.10.34, or direct Asterisk 11/16/18.6.0 is the same, all of those with some SIP phones got weird audio issues, i.e. voice volume constantly change in one way, metallic voice in the other ...
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Sound not working on Manjaro GNOME

I'm currently using Manjaro GNOME, this is my first time using Linux so do be warned I might be inexperienced. My output device in Settings > Sound > Output shows up as "Line Out - Family ...
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PipeWire not detecting devices and profiles

I am having issues with PipeWire, on startup, it seems to not detect devices and their profiles. I sometimes have to do the following to get everything working. Though this does not happen always and ...
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How to stop beeps once and for all

I put this in my /etc/rc.local on Debian, using XFCE, and it seemed to work for years to block my system from beeping on error: modprobe -r pcspkr But now, they're baaack... the beeps, although now ...
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How do I disable audio sink suspend on idle using WirePlumber in Fedora 35 so that audio isn't delayed when starting playback?

In Fedora 35, WirePlumber has replaced pipewire-media-session as the audio session manager. There is a highly annoying problem with audio on many built-in soundcards on Linux where the audio sink is ...
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I can't make jack server to work with pulseaudio, any quick fix?

My pulse audio mixer looks like this: May be this qjackctl log can help: 16:22:20.805 Statistics reset. 16:22:20.806 ALSA connection change. 16:22:20.807 D-BUS: Service is available (org.jackaudio....
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How to troubleshoot audio problem in Fedora?

How to troubleshoot my audio problem so i can fix it ? i don't know where to start and what causing it. Here's some information i can give, and will gladly provide more if anyone can help / guide me :(...
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Unable to Compress MP3 with Flac

I am trying to use FLAC to compress an mp3 file like below: flac -8 1-5f15c799beb953837480f0e29d872eb9.mp3 However, I keep getting the error ERROR: input file 1-5f15c799beb953837480f0e29d872eb9.mp3 ...
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Can't play audio in Bluetooth headphones

I have a pair of Bluetooth headphones that I would like to use as a playback device. The first time I turned my headphones on and entered "Bluetooth pairing" mode, I was able to see them in ...
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Get independent audio information about the current device in use

I need a reliable way to get audio information from a device in use and check if It's muted or not. It has to be the device that plays audio. With a reliable way I mean in a way that is audio driver ...
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ALSA/Pipewire: Make both internal speakers and headphone jack visible for selection

I am running Fedora 35 (previously 34) on a laptop. All is well except that I can't make the system auto-detect the sound card. So I manually created the ~/.asoundrc file: defaults.pcm.card 0 defaults....
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Audio issues under Fedora 35 with USB Audio Interface

I upgraded to Fedora 35 two days ago. At first, everything seemed to be working fine. But suddenly I had sound (and video) problems. Video was playing every 20 seconds one frame, audio not at all. ...
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No sound from music software when using bluetooth headphones

I linked a hearphone to an Ubuntu 21.04 machine using a dongle USB 5. From the figure below, it is clear that the connect has been established, and when I run the test sound, I can clear hear the test ...

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