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How can I create a virtual microphone device?

I use OBS to stream into Google Meet so I can send music and a opening scene. I also use OBS option for create a virtual camera, once I use a DSRL camera and not a webcam. The issue I need to solve ...
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No sound devices on Lenovo x1 carbon after upgrade to Ubunut 20.04

I have upgraded my Lenovo X1 Carbon to Ubuntu 20.04. After the reboot, I cannot see any sound card nor for input nor for output. I have tried to follow several different solutions such as: https://...
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External Mic not detected Macbookpro 11,1 CS4208

My external combo jack mic always not detected, I used different headphones, And All working fine in OSX but not working when switching to Linux, I tried different distributions using the live boot, ...
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Mic not working on fresh installed OS [ DELL Precision 5760 ]

Good day all, I've installed Pop OS 21.10 on DELL Precision 5760, and mic is not working - not internal, nor from the headset. But sound from dynamics and headphones is ok. Can anyone point me to the ...
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Does GoToMeeting web client work on Ubuntu Firefox?

Today I tried to use the GoToMeeting web client on Firefox under Ubuntu 18.04. On the initial login page my camera worked, but when I entered the meeting, the controls on the client were completely ...
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Internal Mic not recording sound in ASUS RoG, Ubuntu OS [closed]

I recently bought an ASUS ROG PC thinking 'what could go wrong'. Perhaps now I am paying the price.. at least I got over the hurdle of hDPI. Now, I got a internal microphone problem. The internal ...
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ALSA with sound mixing (dmix?) and microphone with internal and USB device

Problem I would like to get audio to work with ALSA: with sound mixing (I.e. sound output can be used by multiple applications at once. Otherwise, some applications will immediately reserve audio ...
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PulseAudio occasionally no sound / chipmunk voice regardless of OS and microphone

General problem: I have been using Manjaro Mate 21.2.1 (Arch-based) with kernels 5.4, 5.10 and 5.13 for a while, until I got more and more sound problems using different softwares (Skype, Zoom, ...
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Logitech StreamCam microphone crackling

I just bought a Logitech streamcam, the video works fine, not the audio. I'm running on Pop!_OS 21.10, pulseaudio 15.0. I made some tests with another microphone (SteelSeries Arctics 7), don't have ...
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Are USB c headsets compatible with Linux?

just a quick question: In the past I had problems with 3.5 because the audio worked but the microphone didn't work. I switched to a headset with USB A, where I no longer had any problems. ...
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Pulseaudio & Alsa "flicker" on external mic input

I've got external earphones with a microphone (and a play/pause button) that connect to my Asus laptop through a standard 3.5mm jack. The earphones work fine on other devices. Here on a fresh install ...
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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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Behringer UMC404HD Mic (line in) not working

Full disclosure, I asked this on reddit, but no luck, so I am trying here. I desperately need even just a direction as to where to look. I recently upgraded from ubuntu 20.10 to 21.10 and now my ...
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Fedora 34 Pipewire 0.3.38-1.fc34 microphone detected but no sound input

What is happening I recently installed fedora 34 on my laptop, before I was using Ubuntu 18.04 and my mic was working fine, them I decided to change to fedora 34 and everything was ok until I try to ...
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Microphone not working in zoom, works in everything else

Somehow, and very suddenly, my microphone is not working for zoom (I have Ubuntu 20.04). I have updated to the latest version of Zoom (16.04+), have reverted back to the old version (12.04), and the ...
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Microphone doesn't work in Arch

I'm using Alsa. arecord -l gives me **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices **** card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: Generic Analog [Generic Analog] Subdevices: 1/1 Subdevice #0: subdevice # ...
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Playing, recording, and streaming sound with cat and /dev/dsp

A couple of comments on Hacker News suggest that, on FreeBSD, you can: use cat to send a file ( a .wav file for instance ) to the audio speaker (/dev/dsp). record from the mic using a similar method. ...
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Loud and high pitched mic audio during calls

I use Ubuntu 20.04.1. When I use apps like Zoom or Discord, my audio input is weird, where it gets distorted and becomes a very loud scary noise that keeps increasing to a higher pitch and volume (it'...
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Ubuntu isn't recognizing the mic from my Bluetooth headset

So I bought the Motorolla Vervebuds 400 and they pair right away with the Blutooth from my notebook and the sound is awesome. The only problem is that Ubuntu isn't recognizing the microphone, and it's ...
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No sound from cam mic, until I change and change back

These are my OS specs: kernel: 5.4.0-72-generic x86_64 bits: 64 distribution: Cinnamon 4.6.7 Linux Mint 20 Ulyana And this is how the system recognizes my webcam: ARC International Camera USB driver:...
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In-built laptop camera and mic don't work, are universal drivers available?

I am using the Eve 5 2-in-1 laptop from a small enthusiasts manufacturer. The device came with windows installed and the in-built camera and microphone work with this OS. But more often I use the ...
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How to detect whether a program records from the microphone?

I know it is possible to check whether the webcam is currently opened or not. But is there a similar way to check whether it is currently being recording from a microphone? I was poking around a bit ...
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USB PHY 2.0 Webcam's Mic. Work in Windows, but not work in linux

I have a webcam, SPC WC02, webcam. It works in Windows, but not works in linux. I test it with https://mictests.com/, When I test in linux, the website give me a message The audio track is paused.. ...
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MAO: internal microphone is too loud (saturates)

When I record something from my internal mic from Jack, the microphone is way too loud, which makes it saturate: As I want to use SooperLooper, I tried to change directly the input gain from the ...
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How to fix XPS 9700 Microphone? (Given audio is fixed)

Thanks to driver makers, since PulseAudio 14.0 and Linux 5.10, according to the Wiki, speaker works fine after simply installing pulseaudio and sof-firmware. However, I still found microphone not ...
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Microphone issue - Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa

I have a serious issue with the microphone on my laptop (running Linux Mint 20.1 Ulyssa) : I cannot record from a headset plugged in the jack port I have a poor record quality (very noisy in the ...
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Mute all microphons with one command

I am running Linux Mint 19.1 and would like to assign a shortcut key to a script that mutes and unmutes my microphones. I have found many solutions that do this for a single input, e.g. amixer set ...
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Linux / ubuntu usb microphone for singing

I have an USB microphone, but I have a problem listening to it on the speakers. It's for singing, karaoke etc. With pactl load-module module-loopback latency_msec=1 or arecord -f cd - | aplay - I have ...
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How to increase the latency of the microphone?

I'd like to increase the latency of the audio output. Configuring latency offset on pavucontrol doesn't work. I first typed: pactl load-module module-loopback latency_msec=2000 source=alsa_input.pci-...
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What is the matter with my microphone?

My system recognizes the microphone of a webcam that connects via USB and also the microphone of a bluetooth headset, I decided to buy a new microphone because the audio from these devices is not to ...
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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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How can I create a fake microphone in Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

Blackboard and Zoom on Firefox both require microphone permissions even if the microphone is never to be used. You can mute your microphone in those services and on your physical computer but I am ...
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How to make combojack work properly with cs4208 soundcard on a macbook pro late 2013 with Linux Mint 20?

I have a macbook pro late 2013 (macbookpro 11,1) with Linux Mint 20, kernel 5.4.0-58-generic The soundcard is Cirrus Logic cs4208. The issue I have is that the headset microphone isn't recognized. I'...
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Bluetooth HSP/HFP and A2DP Problem: Switching between profiles not working

I recently bought new Bluetooth headphones (Jabra 75t) and have connectivity problems with my Lenovo x240 (Linux Mint 20). When I first connected the headphones, they connect in HSP/HFP mode, now when ...
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Bluetoth headset microphone not working - HSP/HFP unavailable

Im usuig Ubuntu 20.04 and try to use my headset (Xiaomi Mi True Wireless) for video conferencing, so sound input and output are required. When try to select the HSP/HFP Profile in pavucontrol I get ...
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Microphone not detected on Acer Swift 5

I have installed Pop!_OS a few days ago and after many and many researches I finally found how to have the audio detected on Ubuntu (and it was really long and difficult). The problem is that my ...
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Routing application to a virtual microphone (pulseaudio)

I am trying to route my application's audio to a virtual microphone whilst still being able to hear the application on my end. Is there any way to achieve this, and if so, how?
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No headphone mic detecting in input devices kali

I had some problems with sounds and I fixed the output problems but still can't work with the input. the problem is when I plug in my headphone jack I get the output device for headphone but there is ...
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External Microphone not does not work on Linux Mint 20 Ulyana

Issue I cannot capture audio using an external microphone on my Linux Mint 20 Ulyana system. In Sound Settings under the Input tab, when I select the external microphone from the Device list, the ...
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Microphone recognised in pavucontrol but not useable

I'm running Pop OS on a Lenovo T495s. My onboard microphone was working fine but after updating to 20.04 I am getting no sound from it. When I run pavucontrol I see two input devices: Digital ...
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If I plug in external earbuds, it only works the internal mic

This issue happens in every Linux distro I have tried. My earbuds mic is recognized and works on Windows. My earbuds are the simple PS4 ones: [url]https://www.amazon.com/Official-Sony-Playstation-...
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Recording microphone and listening from ethernet

I'm stuck with an audio problem. I have an old machine (let's call it Alice) under Xubuntu, that I can use to continuously listen sounds from an external microphone plugged in the line-in jack. I can ...
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HDA Intel PCH ALC257 microphone records only noise

I have Lenovo IdeaPad S540 with HDA Intel PCH ALC257 running under Debian 10 Buster. Sadly, the microphone does not work properly. At the beginning, PulseAudio did not even recognized the microphone. ...
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Plugging in webcam microphone causes sound to stop working

Back when COVID started, I got myself a USB webcam (this one, to be specific). I found the fact that you have to plug it into the audio jack to be a little annoying, but otherwise it worked fine. For ...
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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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Intel SST Audio Device WDM” not working on Pop OS 20.04 and other Ubuntu based distros

I have no sound in the Pop OS 20.04 or any other distro I tested. In windows the card and audio drivers work perfectly. Audio and microphone. I can't find specific instructions to solve that problem ...
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Use Mic Jack as Headphone jack Arch Linux KDE

Is there software other than hdajackretask that allows for a mic jack to be used as a headphone jack. I have windows duel booted on the PC I am attempting this on and I am able to do this using the ...
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Bluetooth headphone's mic not working on Linux Mint

I have a bluetooth headphones with a mic connected to Linux Mint. On blueman (bluetooth Manager) I am able to see the audio profile selected as A2DP sink so the output is working fine. I know for ...
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HSP/HFP setting doesn't work with Plugable bluetooth adapter

I'm trying to use my bluetooth headset with the HSP/HFP setting (so I can use the microphone) on Arch Linux. I have a Plugable USB 2.0 Bluetooth Adapter and a SoundBuds Slim+ headset. I followed the ...
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Pipe microphone to speakers with no delay

I want to plug a microphone into my computer and pipe the sound out to speakers, and I want to have as little delay as possible. And I would prefer to use command line to do this. Any ideas? Thanks. (...
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