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The audio output port on my laptop just broke and I can no longer use it for my headphones. Does anyone know of a way I can route the sound output through the input instead?

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I think this might be useful:… –  Yamaho Jan 3 '13 at 23:47

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You can try HDA-analyzer

The HDA analyzer tool provides a graphical interface to access the raw HD-audio control, based on pyGTK2 binding. The program gives you an easy-to-use GUI stuff for showing the widget information and adjusting the amp values, as well as the proc-compatible output.

This tool can parse also proc files (/proc/asound/card#/codec*) and output from script and monitor mode

Open this command on terminal:

  1. Get the basic script:

    wget -O
  2. Quick run:

  3. Quick help:

    python --help
  4. Quick file analyzer:

    python /tmp/alsa-info.txt
  5. Quick monitor mode:

    python --monitor
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Uh... wonderful copy&paste job. I looked at the tool and there would be some more explanation needed to answer the question. Would you be so kind, please? –  LiveWireBT Oct 4 '12 at 8:13

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