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I have Ubuntu 11.04, and I would like to set my sound setting so that when I use my external microphone I can hear myself speak into the microphone as if it's a karaoke. I went to the sound setting, but it doesn't have the option to "listen to this device" as I can find in Windows. Is this an option in Ubuntu?

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By choosing "Sound Settings..." from the drop down menu of the speaker icon in your top panel choose Hardware and select something like "Analog Stereo Duplex" from the Profile selection.

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In case your microphone is recognized correctly you should be able to hear it through your local speakers.

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I did that and I still cannot hear anything. Do I need to select the profile for my microphone device? When I did, there is not option for "Duplex." – Learn123 Oct 30 '11 at 18:23

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