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Pulse Audio not connecting to ALSA source

Problem I have a problem with the Pulse Audio configuration of a new microphone. ALSA is handling the device perfectly, while the default PulseAudio module has no sound. Test With the following test I'...
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Combo jack's microphone detected but not working

I encounter an issue. I have a jack stereo headset/microphone plugged into a 4-pin 3.5mm (TRRS) jack on my laptop. The headphone stereo is working, but the headphone microphone is not working. Laptop ...
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HP ProBook 450 G10 microphone not working

I have an "HP ProBook 450 15.6 inch G10 Notebook PC" running arch (using pipewire) and the microphone does not work. I tried using pavuctl and alsamixer to check if something was muted but ...
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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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Can't Get Microphone on Arch Linux to Work Using Pipewire(alsamixer shows that everything is on and good)

For the past 5-6 hours I've been trying to get my microphone to work but I genuinely can't figure it out. Simply installed pipewire, pipewire-alsa, wireplumber, alsa-utils and made sure there were no ...
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Realteck ALC274 with a microphone array not working in Mint 21.2, with Intel HDA

I got a new windows based laptop and decided to install Mint (Mint 21.2 Cinnamon) on it. This laptop comes with a microphone array around its camera. I got most of the hardware to work including built-...
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Tiger Lake Internal Microphone not Detected

I have problems with the microphone on my Tiger Lake laptop. I have tried to follow the guide on Arch Linux WIKI about configuring Pipewire with wireplumber, and copied the configuration files, but ...
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pactl can't unremap monitor source

Background: I have a monitor with aux in and out. When trying to use some applications I couldn't use the monitor device, so I tried remapping it to a normal pulse audio source. Unfortunately, I ...
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Microphone of headset is not detected at all

I have a Lenovo IdeaPad S145 laptop running Fedora 38. Recently I bought a headset where the microphone and the headphones use the same plug. However, the microphone isn't detected. pavucontrol says ...
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Capture device (microphone) detected by alsa but not pipewire

I have an issue where audacity and arecord are able to receive input from the microphone while the rest of the system cannot, instead it seems that it just duplicates the audio output. My system is ...
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Microphone not working - HP C1030 - Fresh Mint installation

I recently installed Mint 21.1 on my HP Elite c1030 laptop. Everything works smoothly, except for the microphone. The internal mic shows up at PulseAudio Volume Control, but the bar doesn't "...
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Sound Input device (microphone) not working in linux mint

I have recently updated my laptop OS to Cinnamon 5.6.8 After updating the OS, my laptop's input device ie., microphone is not working
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Microphone problem in Debian

I'm using Debian 11. My mic is not broken but when i using mic, it sound this thing: https://recorder.google.com/a08ab4e2-91b7-4a02-8bd9-02d29481ef0d I'm using ASUS UX305C with intel m3, 8gb Ram I ...
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How to change linux audio input from internal microphone to headset?

I'm uisng MX LInux 21 alongside Windows 10 dual boot But my Linux doesn't detect my headphone my mic as input, it only use my laptop internal mic which is broken and only provide noise. When i connect ...
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How to make my USB microphone recognized an audio controller?

I am trying to get a USB microphone to work on my Gentoo Linux system. I am able to see the device in the output of lsusb but my system doesn't seem to be recognizing the device as an audio controller....
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microphone not working on an imac 27

I installed Fedora on an imac 18,3 (27 5k 2017). First, audio didn't work at all. Eventually audio outputs work with this module. After installing the module, I see a Microphone - Built-in Audio in ...
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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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How to capture and port precise audio configuration/driver/package setup from one Linux distro to another?

I decided to switch to Linux, so I installed Arch (with xfce4). Neither speakers, nor mic worked out of the box. I installed sof-firmware and was able to make speakers work, but not the mic. Meanwhile,...
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How can I make new 'virtual mic', as a 'tee'/combined existing microphone & speaker/output audio-streams to record Zoom/Jitsi/etc. calls?

I'm including details of my AUDIO packages / environment below. Other similar questions/answers I've researched haven't worked due to my particular below limitations. Either: would require a reboot; ...
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Microphone is detected, but no input from it

I am currently using Pop!_OS version 22.04 LTS. I was trying to get on a Discord call with a friend, but he couldn't hear me. I later discovered that it would detect audio out as the input. I went to ...
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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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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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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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