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Questions tagged [pulseaudio]

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

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No Sound output on laptop with Debian Stretch

I installed Debian Stretch on my laptop and everything worked fine, but now I can't get any sound output. I wanted to try: pulseaudio --kill pulseaudio --start but if I wanted to kill the process I ...
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PulseAudio not using default sink

I have a mini-HP PC with Kubuntu 18.04 installed, It has some crappy built-in speakers and HDMI ports. I want all my audio to always go through the active HDMI port, but for some reason, with some ...
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How should I control audio volume in Cinnamon on Debian Buster / Devuan Beowulf?

I've made a clean installation of Devuan ASCII and upgraded to Beowulf. I've logged in to Cinnamon, and things seem fine - except for controlling audio: There is no mixer up in the Start Menu by ...
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Make Slack prefer my headset for audio (as it used to)

I run the Slack standalone application on an Ubuntu 16.04 machine which has two sound devices: the built-in sound, and a USB headset. I don't use a desktop environment, but I am running X and ...
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How to robustly switch pulseaudio output device from command line?

In Ubuntu and probably other distros there is a graphical thing to switch the audio output device. I have tried to write a command line tool that does the same thing, but it doesn't always work. What ...
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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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Intel hda audio issue

Pavucontrol don't see the intel sound card but alsamixer do, the sound work lightly at launch and stop, I need to be able to use my nvidia hdmi sound output when needed and the intel hda is my main ...
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pactl refuses to take negative percent values?

According to the pactl man page you can supply percentage values to raise or lower the volume relative to its current value: set-sink-volume SINK VOLUME Set the volume of the specified ...
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Best way to sync OMXPlayer audio and video?

I am having issues getting OMXPlayer video played on a TV via HDMI to sync with audio streamed over the network. My thought was delay the video output by ~500 ms then use pavucontrol to fine tune the ...
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mpd with bluetooth speaker has no sound

My environment has two audio output: HDMI and Bluetooth speaker. Usually both of them work correctly. For example, #this plays sound via bluetooth speaker $ aplay -D default jingle.wav #this plays ...
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Sound is not detected in a namespace

I created a namespace and ran a terminal like that: ip netns exec <namespace> gnome-terminal As by default namespace are handled in root, when I open the terminal I change to my normal user: ...
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How to make audio switch back to HDMI on headphone disconnect?

On my default.pa I have load-module module-switch-on-connect, which works to make audio stream to automatically switch to headphones when I connect them. I use my PC connected to my TV through HDMI, ...
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Sound through only left speaker, (but hardware is OK)

I have Ubuntu 19.04, and I am facing issues with sounds. When playing audio, I get audio through only one of the speakers (the left one, that is). Also, the volume is pretty low. I run the same on ...
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How can I use paplay to play flac files to a PulseAudio sink?

I built a flac file with youtube-dl -x --audio-format flac "https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kn_zSyYN_0k" I'm trying to play it with paplay but any combination I try I get static. paplay -p --file-...
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Split Front/Rear/Aux on Mic/Input ports on one sound card to different capture sources (Pulseaudio/ALSA)

I have an Asus Xonar DG installed in my Pop OS (Ubuntu 19.04 flavor) machine. I was wondering if I am able to separate the different capture sources into discrete inputs for use in Jack and streaming ...
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Buzzing when not playing

I am using a fresh system with PulseAudio. This system previously did not have this issue when using GNOME, but with this reinstall I am using i3wm without a DE. The issue is that after my analog ...
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Linux audio loopback: Multichannel to stereo (for OBS usage)

I am using the RME Fireface 802 to record a stereo signal for my stream, but unfortunatly OBS won't accept Multichannel audio that contains more than 8 signals. So, since OBS doesn't like my ...
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PulseAudio C++ API: How to play .wav file and control volume

I am trying to play .wav files using the Pulse Audio c++ API while also being able to control the volume of each sound. I have successfully played these files with ALSA, but could not figure out ...
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Control Pulseaudio LineOut/Headphone volume separately

The default PulseAudio behavior is as follows: First we connect something to the back panel of our MOBO, normally this would be speakers, then we connect something to the front panel, normally ...
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How to force PulseAudio to recognize my audio device

I have a Lenovo laptop. For about two years my Focusrite Saffire audio interface has worked correctly and shown up in the "Output" options of the Sound Settings. Now, it not randomly started to now ...
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Pulsaudo: playback on two streams

I want to pay the sounds from chromium-browser on two audio streams: to a null-sink and to my headphones. What is the best way to do this? I created the null-sink using: pactl load-module module-...
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How to choose between sound outputs without unplugging hardware?

I am currently running the following: 4.15.0-46-generic GNU/Linux Distributor ID: LinuxMint Release: 19.1 Codename: tessa I have my headphones plugged into their dedicated port, however, I ...
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No sound with debian, xmonad and pulseaudio

I am using debian 9 with xmonad, and one time after rebooting -- no sound. When I run speaker-test && pavucontrol, I see that the sound is output to the built-in speakers, but I can't hear ...
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Pulseaudio and two cards, how to select card from command line?

I have three sinks, which are 3 different soundcards 0 is USB speaker 1 is integrated 2 is hdmi With those commands pacmd list-sinks pacmd set-default-sink 0 pacmd set-default-source 0 pacmd set-...
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Pulseaudio loses USB DAC as default sound output when booting

Context I am using a USB DAC as the default pulseaudio sound output for my machine under Debian 9. The problem is, sometimes, the default output is lost and switched back to internal chipset, which I ...
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Why is the connected HDMI receiver not detected by PulseAudio?

After connecting my GTX 980 Ti to my Onkyo TX-NR509 receiver via HDMI I have the following situation: nvidia-settings lists HDMI-0 as connected and even shows the name of the receiver. pavucontrol ...
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Reduce Pulse Audio Overruns with Equalizer Sink Enabled

System : Linux raspberrypi 4.14.79-v7+ #1159 SMP Sun Nov 4 17:50:20 GMT 2018 armv7l GNU/Linux A Bluetooth A2DP source goes into a Pulse Audio sink which is going into the pulse audio equalizer module,...
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Simple way to connect midi keyboard to pulseaudio without using Jack

I need a simple way to connect the midi keyboard to pulse audio and leave it active. ( i'm not worried about low latency.) So far, I've looked at Ted's Linux MIDI Guide and followed all of that, but ...
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Sound doesn't work after migrating archlinux32 to new hardware

After changing a hardware and booting up same operating system(archlinux32) on it the sound doesn't work at all. On old hardware it worked well. When migrated: Booted up a live ISO Ran mkinitcpio -p ...
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How to enable HDMI audio with Nouveau?

Nouveau claims HDMI audio support is done for recent cards, including my 980 Ti. How do I enable it? PulseAudio knows about it: $ pacmd list-sinks 3 sink(s) available. index: 1 name: <...
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How to ask ALSA to output to a specific Pulseaudio sink?

Various examples on the web, as well as the output of aplay -L, indicate that I have an ALSA device named "pulse" which I can use as a shim to let ALSA-compliant applications output to Pulseaudio. ...
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How to mute sound effects in pavucontrol?

I've been playing with PulseAudio. There is a nice GUI pavucontrol which shows volume sliders to adjust the volume of my sinks, however it has no manual page and when I use one of the sliders it ...
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LinuxMint 19.1 Tessa does not play sound in the default device

I connected my TV to my laptop using HDMI for a movie and the audio was still playing from the laptop. So, I changed the sound device to the TV and sound got played from TV - All good. And then, I ...
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Is it possible to run pulseaudio in a Raspberry Pi 3 Model B running Arch Linux without any graphical environment?

I have a Rapberry Pi running Arch Linux ARM without any graphical environment. I want it to play a song every morning. I have pulseaudio installed. But when I use paplay, I get an error: paplay ...
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Audio output device grayed out/disabled after logout/login

After logging out and logging back in my audio device is grayed out and no longer usable. I have tried pulseaudio -k, pactl exit, and manually killing/restarting the pulseaudio daemon, but none of ...
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Command to change the port of the audio output device

Here is my machine: ,g$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$P. OS: Debian 9.8 stretch ,g$$P"" """Y$$.". Kernel: x86_64 Linux 4.19.0-0.bpo.2-amd64 ,$$P' `$$$. Uptime: 49m ',...
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grep - ignore empty values [closed]

I am wondering is there an easy way to ignore search result output lets say like a $pacmd list-modules | grep -e 'name: <module-cli-protocol-unix>' -e 'argument: ' in this case the output is ...
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Equalizer with no GUI for external controll

I am programming a raspberry pi zeroW with usb audio card as bluetooth receiver with app controll. The app should controll an equalizer on the raspberry. Bluetooth audio and so is already running but ...
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Audio not working in Wine on Debian 9

Whenever I run a Windows application in Wine I get this error and subsequently no sound: err:ole:CoGetClassObject class {bcde0395-e52f-467c-8e3d-c4579291692e} not registered err:ole:...
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HSP/HFP not working

I´m trying to use my bluetooth headset on my laptop on arch. I got it connected and am able to listen to music using A2DP. But trying to use it as a headset I don´t get any input nor output working ...
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Sound on Dell XPS 9570 only works on headphones

I have a Dell XPS 15 9570 and it's great, except that no sound comes out of the speakers. Weirdly enough it works just fine out of headphones! Just the built-in speakers are the problem. Everything I ...
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Setting different per-device sampling rates in pulseaudio?

My Audio Devices Input: Logitech C310 webcam mic (16kHz) Output: Sony MBH20 Bluetooth headset (44.1kHz) in High Fidelity Playback (A2DP Sink) mode My Problem With the default PulseAudio settings, ...
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Fedora 29, Intel HD audio, no sound from speakers or headphone jack

I am using Fedora 29 and am not able to get any sound out of my machine. As far as the operating system is concerned (when using alsamixer, pavucontrol, etc.) sound should be working, nothing is muted ...
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Alsamixer not identifying audio output

I've map a keyboard combination to execute the command amixer sset Master 4%+ and it does nothing. I plug my headset via the jack 3.5 port and in pavucontrol/Pulseaudio I can control de volume but ...
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Sox format for stream with sample spec 's16le 1ch 16000Hz', channel map 'mono'

I'm trying to pipe audio to sox and I get Error "sox FAIL formats: bad input format for `-': sampling rate was not specified" parec -d alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1b.0.analog-stereo.monitor --rate=...
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detecting monitor wakeup

Context: Debian/testing on a ASRock B450 with Ryzen 2200G, HDMI monitor. In order to reset Pulseaudio default sink I need to know when the monitor comes back from standby so that I can run a script ...
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How to enable Pulseaudio for Wine on Fedora 29?

I have struggled to find an answer to this, so I wanted to share what I came up with. In my 32-bit wine prefix on Fedora 29, I have been unable to enable audio. I installed the wine-pulseaudio and ...
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Specify alsa device name or aloop for system ouput audio to be used as input in ffmpeg command

I am using Debian 9 with its version of ffmpeg. This is my ffmpeg command I use to screen record: ffmpeg -thread_queue_size 4096 -f alsa -i plughw:CARD=Device,DEV=0 -thread_queue_size 4096 \ -f alsa -...
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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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Speech Dispatcher failing to start on Arch Linux

I use pulseaudio on my system. I have installed the tts applications espeak and flite. Both of which work perfectly when called from the commandline, but fail to work when called via spd-say. I need ...