Questions tagged [microphone]

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How do i disable Logitech G430 sidetone/mic monitoring/listening?

On windows I got to Settings then sounds, then recording, then advanced, then toggle listen OFF. Then that works and makes it so I cant hear my self. Tried running the logitech gaming software with ...
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How to set microphone volume for specific channel via command line?

There is a tool pavucontrol which can be used to setup input device channel (left or right) level. For example, I can set left front channel to -18dB and right front channel to -10dB by using GUI ...
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How to enable my microphone in Linux Mint?

I have changed every setting of Pavucontrol and Alsamixer with no results on how to make my microphone work again. When using other live OS, it works just fine but on my Linux Mint it does not work ...
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Microphone not showing up in Audacity

The mic is visible in "PulseAudio volume control". It is not muted and volume is at 100%. I can see it picks sounds. It is also visible in arecord: $ arecord -l | tail -n 3 card 3: Microphone [Trust ...
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What is the proper way to declare the built-in microphone as mono?

I had some strange issues with the built-in microphone on a Lenovo IdeaPad 310-15IKB laptop under Linux Mint 19.1. For example, it was not working with Skype, but was working with Gnome Sound ...
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Silence when capturing microphone with either arecord or sax

I am trying to run the following commands sox -t alsa default output.wav and arecord output.wav and arecord -f dat -r 60000 -D hw:0,0 -d 5 output.wav In all cases I am getting silent WAV. I ...
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Headsets compatible with Linux [closed]

Hello Unix & Linux Community Right now I'm looking for a new headset for my PC, because my Steel-series Siberia V2 is sometimes working, sometimes not. I asked in different stores f.e. Gamestop ...
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Internal mic works when headset is plugged in only

I'm running Crunchbang++ (Debian stretch with pulseaudio). When I plug in my headset, the laptop's mic works but not the one of the headset -- that would be OK. But when I unplug it, I can see in "...
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Monitor microphone and save filtered segments

I use the following script to monitor my microphone: while true; do printf "$(AUDIODEV=hw:2,0 rec -n stat trim 0 1 2>&1 | awk 'BEGIN { ORS="" } /^Maximum amplitude/ { print "Max. ...
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How do I prevent Viber from turning my microphone volume too high?

I am using Linux Mint 17, and I installed Viber to use as an alternative to Skype. I got the Viber client that is available on their website: https://www.viber.com/products/linux/ Whenever I start a ...
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Alsa capture microphone has reversed auto gain control on Logitech G430

I don't know how to describe this problem but basically I have a USB microphone, from a Logitech G430 headset, that has a reversed auto gain control, so when I speak louder the volume increases, and ...
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Set pulseaudio sample rate for a single source

I have a Logitech C310 webcam, which pulseaudio believes has a sample rate of 48 kHz. However, the hardware only works at 16 kHz. Most applications will try to use the 16 Khz audio at 48 kHz, ...
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Mute the right channel of microphone

I have problem with my microphone. When I tried to record something I heard only noise. I searched in google for a solution and I found some answer that says that I need to mute one channel of my mic (...
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How do I automatically adjust volume according to the sound around me?

I live next to a big road. Having the window open at night is blessedly cool and, intermittently, very loud. How could I adjust the volume automatically, based on the built-in microphone input? If I ...
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How to loopback usb microphone to default output in Alsa?

Given a Debian Stretch + Xfce system with Alsa, i would like to hear my USB microphone in my headphones. I cannot find any option to do so natively with graphical alsa mixers like Volti or QasTools. ...
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xfreerdp microphone forwarding, but Windows says “No audio devices are installed”

I'm using xfreerdp to connect to Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard as a regular user. I need to use participate in a telecon using Skype for Business. Therefore, I need to forward both audio and ...
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Horrible input sound on any distro

I've been toying around with several distros in my endless effort to ditch windows and stick to linux but I haven't been able to work this out. I used to have a desktop where everything just worked ...
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How to monitor microphone volume level?

I've found a solution that doesn't work by me: audio - Monitoring the microphone level with a command line tool in Linux - Super User https://superuser.com/questions/306701/monitoring-the-microphone-...
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External headset mic not listed in Linux Mint 18.1 64-bit on Acer Aspire E 15

This new laptop (E5-573-55U8) has only one jack for headphones+mic combo input. It's the mic I'm having trouble getting working, and yes, it's plugged in all the way. Headphones work fine. Internal ...
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Pipe audio through headphones and mic jack

I have a Bluetooth headset and I'd like to pipe the microphone of the headset to the speaker(the port) of my laptop. And I would like to take the microphone input on my laptop and pipe it to my ...
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Need Realtek ALC221VB Drivers [closed]

I have HP 280 G2 MT system which comes with Integrated Realtek ALC221VB with combo microphone/headphone jack Out of box it only works for listening to audio. The combo jack doesn't work for ...
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Mic records sound twice as fast

I've a webcam with a built-in microphone. When I record sound with eg. arecord, it says I've recorded eg. 6 seconds of sound, but when I try to play it with eg. aplay, it says I've only recorded 3 ...
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Change default sampling input rate for ALSA

I am working on Jasper project on Raspberry pi for voice recognition. The problem is that there is a lot of crackling noise when I record with the default settings. After tinkering with arecord, I ...
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Why does Linux Mint not automatically download the Drivers for the Devices I plug in?

I have an ATR-2500 Mic and a Wacom Intuos Tablet. Both do not work on my Operating system (Linux Mint) when I plug them in. When I tried plugging them in on my brother's Operating System, which was ...
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Using microphone from bluetooth

I have a problem with bluetooth : I can connect to my handsfree device using bluetooth. By default it connects in A2DP mode (good audio quality, but no microphone available). However, when I try to ...
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Linux Mint is detecting mic, but mic is not picking up sound

So, my mic is detecting SOMETHING, but not what I'm saying into it. My mic is an Insignia NS-PAUM50. lsusb gives me: Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub Bus 003 Device 001:...
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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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How can I create a two-way voice communication system that works over the local network?

I wish to create a simple two-way voice communication system between two Linux computers running Debian-based distros (probably two Raspberry Pi Zeroes). Each computer will have a microphone and ...
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Which special file holds Microphone input?

There is a special file for everything: /dev/tty for the terminal, /dev/sda for a drive, and two random number generators: /dev/random and /dev/urandom. Yet I can't find the special file(s) for raw ...
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Isolating all audio for a specific user account with Pulseaudio

I've done some Googling on this subject, and looked around on Stack Exchange, but I haven't yet found a question canonically similar to mine. If this is the wrong section of Stack Exchange to ask this ...
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HDAjackRetask: tee: /sys/class/sound/hwC1D0/reconfig: No such device

I am trying to reconfigure the setup of my microphone with HDAjackRetask however when I click reply I get the message: tee: /sys/class/sound/hwC1D0/reconfig: No such device Here is a screenshot: ...
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Pulseaudio microphone doesn't work

I am using Slackware 14.1. I installed pulse audio. The sound output works fine. But the microphone doesn't work in skype. I tried the steps from here: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PulseAudio/...
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Microphone noise reduction

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with dualboot. But i have problem with microphone noise. I can not find any noise reduction in Ubuntu. Sound quality is for me quite important, because i am talking with ...
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How do I get Mint to recognize my laptop's microphone as a mono input instead of stereo input?

I'm having an issue with Mint XFCE 17.2 detecting my laptop's internal microphone as a stereo microphone at a hardware level. The problem is that, since it's a mono device, the microphone's "right ...
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How to merge two microphone inputs into a single virtual microphone in realtime?

If I connect two microphones to my computer, how would I merge it in to a single virtual microphone. I want the person I am calling on Skype to hear both microphone inputs, preferably only using ...
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Default input device sox

I'm trying to configure sox to use a webcam that I just ordered. I've confirmed that the mic works through the GUI. I ran arecord -l and found that the card, device numbers are 1 and 0, respectively. ...
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Muting my microphone causes my screen to go dark - why?

I was having issues with my laptop's onboard microphone recently, so I decided to try muting and unmuting it. To my surprise, muting it caused my laptop's screen to go dark, and this would not respond ...
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How to backport microphone patches?

I'm running Arch Linux on my Dell XPS 13 which works fine except for the microphone which does not record sound. The wiki of my laptop says: The microphone does not work out-of-the-box, but there ...
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Unable to listen or use microphone in Skype

I installed Skype 4.3.0.37 on my machine (debian 7 64bits XFCE 4.10) and both incoming and outgoing audio is not woring. I tried the echo sound service of skype but to no success. Here my ...
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Fix Skype audio input in Mint 17 Cinnamon

Linux Mint 17 Cinnamon (Ubuntu 14.04) HDA Intel PCH The microphone works well (tested with VLC's capture mode), but Skype won't catch any sound. Only PulseAudio is listed in Skype's configuration as ...
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Configuring USB digital microphone under Linux

I just bought a digital USB microphone. It looks nice, but I cannot make it work. I use openSuse 12.3. How do I ever know whether my system has the drivers for such and such microphone? The good ...
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Internal microphone not working.. again (Fedora 20, KDE, HP 8460p)

Unfortunately I have yet another "adventure" with my internal microphone. Everything is un-muted in alsamixer, as well as in pavucontrol. It is not the first time it stopped working, but now - for ...