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PulseAudio is a sound system for Linux and other UNIX systems.

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PulseAudio command to pass application output audio to mic input

I am looking for a pulseaudio command (i.e. pactl or pacmd) to pass any sound that is played by one particular application to my mic input. Example: I am using a music player app. I want the music ...
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No sound output on Arch linux after suspend or some time of inactivity

Lately, I have encountered some issues with my Built-in audio device. I cannot play any sound for some reason after waking up from the suspended state or after some time of inactivity (I mean no apps ...
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pulseaudio has problems with input and output sound in Linux Arch

My system seems to be having problems with Pulse Voice after updating archlinux. I am using "gnome 42" and the sound works well when the "gdm" environment is raised when logging in....
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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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Alsamixer mute analog output

I'm upset with alsamixer + pulseaudio about one thing, when I hit XF86AudioRaiseVolume sufficient to reach 100%, it stops the progress and mute my analog output. After this, I hit XF86AudioLowerVolume ...
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How to wait for pulseadio before running chromium?

I'm developing an embedded board (Tinkerboard) based on Linux Linaro (Debian) OS 9.3. The board is basically a (webpage) kiosk where the browser is run by a sh script included the automatic scripts on ...
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Why there is a sound from speakers and earphones simultaneously at a time?

I have a earphone(fine) and a new laptop dell inspiron-3501 with ubuntu 22.04 with kernel 5.15.0-25-generic. But I have a audio problem. Normally speakers works fine. But when I plugin earphone then ...
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No sound after connecting to Bluetooth Device (wf-1000xm3)

Bluetoothctl shows my WF-1000xm3 ear phones connected. But, the earphones do not give the accoustic feedback 'bluetooth connected' and also sound does not work. Below is the output of bluetoothctl. $ ...
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Udev rule is not working with pactl on xfce4

I have soundbar which due to some issues often is unplugging. When it is back, I wish my default pulseaudio device would be changed back to soundbar. I have created file /usr/local/bin/audio_toggle.sh ...
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Get a PulseAudio Sink Input based on application.process.binary

The command pactl list sink-inputs will print a list of all sink inputs, each one contains a series of properties and some will have the application executable under a property called application....
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Microphone fitlered through pulseeffects not being regonized on Zoom

I am using pulseeffects on my microphone inputs to filter my voice a bit. It's working in every other application that supports pulseaudio except Zoom. Zoom seems my microphone, but it just ignores ...
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How to split phyical input device into multiple virtual ones using PulseAudio/ALSA?

So i have audio interfaces with 18 input channels each. Data from these devices is fed through a C++ program using a library called PortAudio. Problem is that when i start going above 13 channels per ...
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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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Error for new installed pulseaudio: Daemon already running

os info: uname -a Linux debian 5.10.0-11-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.92-2 (2022-02-28) x86_64 GNU/Linux Install it: sudo apt install pulseaudio pulseaudio E: [pulseaudio] pid.c: Daemon already running. ...
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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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pulseaudio makes videos in the browser frozen

when I start (or restart) pulseaudio service by using pulseaudio -k I get video playback and the pulseaudio service shows this: ➜ systemctl --user status pulseaudio ● pulseaudio.service - Sound ...
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PulseAudio Modules are not properly configured when started on systemd or xsession, but works fine when started from terminal

I'm trying to create some virtual source so that I can virtually have a microphone that is acceptable on all application that cannot directly grab the ".monitor" from my virtual sink. ...
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Stop Bluetooth headphones from disconnecting when switching to the console

In Fedora 35 whenever I switch from my X.org session (XFCE) to the console, e.g. tty1, my Bluetooth headphones get automatically disconnected. How can this "feature" be disabled? Also, I'm ...
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Pulseaudio: How to set individual sink volume for left, right or srround channel on commandline

I have a 5.1 surround sound card and want to set individual volume for the different channel: Sink #1 State: RUNNING Name: alsa_output.usb-0d8c_USB_Sound_Device-00.analog-surround-51 ...
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Why does my USB device randomly disconnects?

I am using Linux on a system that is constantly running. An USB Soundcard is connected to the system. From time to time, on a random basis, sometimes in the middle of the night, the usb disconnects ...
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Cannot record microphone with SimpleScreenRecorder

As mentioned in the title, I'm unable to simultaneously record my headset microphone and my desktop audio when using SimpleScreenRecorder in KDE Neon 5.24. In the "Audio Input" section of ...
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Analog out sink not available without headphones

I want to output the audio to both HDMI and analog out. I tried with paprefs and pavucontrol without luck. It creates the virtual simultaneous output device, but the audio outputs from the HDMI only. ...
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How do you change sink priority and port priority?

How are they determined? Is there some relation in between them? Some sinks might not have ports at all but they still have sink priority. Can these priorities be configured by user or superuser? Are ...
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ALSA automatically muting Front channel?

When I plug my headphones into my sound card, they're correctly detected and the port automatically switches as expected. However, the "Front" mixer control is always muted. I have a shell ...
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Volume can't be increased via keyboard volume knob after suspend

Below is pavucontrol GUI. As you can see, volume is 100%. I can use the knob of my Roccat external keyboard, to change it to any value between 0% and 100%. Now I do the following set it to something ...
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PulseAudio Audio Devices Disappear After Reboot, Or Maybe Not

Half the time after a reboot the USB Behringer U-Control UCA202 does not show as an input or output device in the PulseAudio Volume Control. The system is running Linux Mint Cinnamon 19.3. The UCA202 ...
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How to play audio from other sources (like the browser or a music player) while Mixxx is running?

The problem is that when mixxx is running the audio output can't be switched to other audio from the computer and it also can't play the audio at the same time. Depending on how Mixxx is used, this ...
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Reinstall pulseaudio after accidentally breaking audio in system

I might have screwed up my system pretty badly. I'm sorry if there is an obvious answer to this, still quite new to Linux, have only been running it for around 8 months. Currently running EndeavourOS ...
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PulseAudio streaming randomly stops working then works

I am streaming audio stereo input from a USB Behringer U-Control UCA202 to a Bluetooth attached wireless headphone. The audio stream stops randomly every seconds to minutes and lasting for seconds up ...
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Ubuntu 21.10. AMD Navi 10 Pulseaudio passthrough not working

I'd like to pass through eac3, dts etc. to my Pioneer AVR which is connected to my AMD GPU via DisplayPort. I'd prefer the AVR to decode the signals. However there seems to be no correct passthrough. ...
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My built-in laptop's speaker is always unavailable and my headphones are always plugged in

After the newest KDE Neon update (5.24.1) (IDK it has something to do with the update) my built-in laptop's speaker is always unavailable, and it says that my headphones jack are always plugged in, ...
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How to force PulseAudio to ignore a virtual sound card (VirMIDI)?

I noticed the following lines in the syslog: pulseaudio[353168]: Failed to find a working profile. pulseaudio[353168]: Failed to load module "module-alsa-card" (argument: "device_id=&...
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iMac Debian 11 (Intel) - crackling sounds, poor quality sound

I've installed Debian on my iMac (from late 2013) which has Intel chipset. Currently I am trying to solve a sound problem, which probably was here since the system is installed. The sound can be ...
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guide to bluetooth headset and audio profiles

I'm using Archlinux on a Lenovo Thinkpad, which generally works great. I have a lot of online meetings, and so I have a variety of bluetooth headsets to choose from. I use bluez and blueman with the ...
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I can't get Pulseaudio to automatically start under Xorg

System Hardware Model Dell Inc. OptiPlex 9020 Memory 15.5 GiB Processor Intel® Core™ i7-4770 CPU @ 3.40GHz × 8 Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti/PCIe/SSE2 / NVIDIA Corporation GP107 [GeForce GTX ...
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Microphone Static Noise ALC269VC

While recording audio there is a static background noise while using external and internal microphone both Audio sample : https://voca.ro/1cfFs2eKwagt Device information : http://alsa-project.org/db/?...
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My USB audio input channels max_out/clips at ~15%

I got an M-track 8 audio device (8 I/Os). It works fine for playback. However, the microphone (48 volt XLR mics) barely make any sound. When recording, they cap out at 15% volume in any application. ...
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Inconsistent Fedora 35 audio problem

I have a really strange audio problem on my Fedora distro (Fedora 35 Workstation Edition), installed on my laptop. Previously I used Windows 10 on my laptop, and I had no audio problem whatsoever. ...
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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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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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PulseAudio blacklisting on disconnect

I managed to successfully blacklist a device with module-switch-on-connect to prevent my audio switching to my docking station each time I connect to it. However, I am sometimes using my bluetooth ...
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Debian - Replugging headphones after every reboot

I have the issue that I need to replug my headphones after every reboot otherwise the sound will come out of the PC speakers. This is what I tried: sudo vim /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/...
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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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How can I translate --machine argument to systemctl into a unit file?

I have this unit file hdmi_sound_toggle.service: [Unit] Description=Runs /usr/local/bin/hdmi_sound_toggle.py to switch to the correct sound output [Service] Type=oneshot ExecStart=/usr/local/bin/...
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Is it possible to set an order of preferred loudspeakers that dynamically change without writing scripts?

I have a laptop that has its own soundspeakers. Then I have a monitor (DP through USB-C, stereo 2.0) that has better soundspeakers that I prefer to use when connected. I also have a portable ...
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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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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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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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