The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) provides audio and MIDI functionality to the Linux operating system.

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No Sound in King Arthur's Gold Using ALSA [closed]

My ALSA works fine system-wide, but in King Arthur's Gold, it refuses to work. It returns line in console: Could not load libasound.so I'm posting this issue here too in the hopes that there is ...
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ThinkPad T420s docking station: no sound on external speakers

When I plug external speakers into the docking station for Thinkpad T420s i get no sound (internal speakers mute). P.S. I know the solution but it seems to be ok post problem specific solution in ...
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espeak returns error on ubuntu server

I want to use espeak on my server, so I can scare my girlfriend from work :) ubuntu 11.04 server. sudo espeak -v en "Hello i am espeak" Error: ALSA lib pcm.c:2212:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown ...
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Choppy sound via HDMI on Mac Mini 4,1

I get choppy sound output over hdmi with the command. aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav My current configuration can can be found here: alsa-info.sh output Sound worked after some ...
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Desktop install with Audigy Soundcard - no sound & errors in syslog

New 11.10 x86 desktop installation My new install is mute, troubleshooting provides no help but several of these messages appear in the syslog: Nov 21 10:10:33 WRKSTAx86 pulseaudio[1840]: ...
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Traktor Audio 2 DJ soundcard configuration [duplicate]

I have a Traktor Audio 2 DJ USB sound card (the first version of what it's now called simply Traktor Audio 2) The problem in settings it only sees one output, when there should be two (I need that ...
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Restore sound configuration

After install some packages, I don't have sound! I installed Rosegarden, VMPK (piano software), Drumstick Virtual Piano and TiMidity. At the beginning, all works fine, but when I reset my PC, I don't ...
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Audio volume is maximum but when i play music its not the best maximum level yet compared to Fedora, Windows XP

How can i maximize the volume to highest++? (i have used alsamixer, pavumeter, etc) But none of those yet giving me more volume. So to test it. I removed Ubuntu and installed first Windows XP the ...
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How can I force alsa to always “unmute” the Headphone Jack Sense?

I've got a HP nc8000 (my secondary laptop now), and it's got some quirks. One of the most annoying is that I have to remember to "unmute" the Headphone Jack Sense every time I boot. P.S: Audio info: ...
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Command to unmute and maximize volume?

I need to mute/unmute from the command line. I found out that I can do it with: amixer sset Master mute amixer sset Master unmute the problem is that the command for unmute is not working (as ...
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How to change the default audio in Wine to Alsa only

I am trying to change the default Audio sound system to ALSA so it fixes some sound issues. How can this be done? Am using 1.3.x branch from PPA which is much better than the 1.1.x and 1.2.x in every ...
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Linking multiple sounds cards in order to play sound over all of them simultaneously.

I have been searching for a way to utilize multiple sound cards to play the same audio at the same time. My laptop has Ubuntu 11.10 x64 (3.0.0-12) w. ALSA 1.0.24. I have a pair of USB speakers that ...
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Toshiba Satellite L745D - internal mic not working

I have a Toshiba L745D (AMD A6-3400M). I cannot get my internal mic to work. My sound card: Conexant CX20585 I've tried this: echo "options snd-hda-intel model=thinkpad" | sudo tee -a ...
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Is there any Sound enhancers/equalizer?

What I am looking for is to have system wide implementation of sound enhancements like bass boosts, echoes, Fidelity, Stereo enhancement and so on. Audio Video players have their own equalizer but ...
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Intel AC'97 Sound Problem

I just installed ubuntu 11 and my sound isn't working. More specifically if the sound is all the way up I can hear very faint noises. I've read around and this seems to be a common problem ...
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Front audio jack not working on SigmaTel STAC9274D [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Getting SigmaTel STAC9227 front audio jacks to work Firs of all, I want to say that this problem seems to be the same as the one here Getting SigmaTel STAC9227 front ...
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HP DV7 Beats Audio alsa.base Modification. What should be the line?

My laptop has 2 front speakers + 2 next to screen + 1 subwoofer. If I don't edit alsa.base I get 2 speakers under LCD. If I put this in alsa.base, i get: $ options snd-hda-intel model=ref I do ...
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speaker volume always at zero in alsamixer in terminal

On every startup on Ubuntu 11.10, I have to open terminal and enter alsamixer to turn speaker volume up to get sound. Is there a way to lock this in so I don't have to keep opening the terminal.
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Volume blinking up and down rapidly on Gnome Shell

I've been having this problem where the volume goes up and down extremely fast and it makes the audio of videos sound like they're skipping. Does anyone know how to fix this? EDIT: In the Sound ...
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Issues with Bluetooth Connections in 11.10

I'm having a couple of issues that I did not have in 11.04 or 10.10. The first issue involves connecting to my bluetooth headset. I am able to successfully pair and connect to my Samsung headset for ...
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How can I pan single application's audio?

Using the Sound Settings window (last tab) I can adjust all applications' audio volume, independently from others. Can I in a similar way adjust their stereo panning? What exactly I would like to do, ...
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Sound system is eating away the battery

In my laptop the sound code is running at 100% even when I am not playing anything. It is causing my palm rest to hit significantly. While I do not face the issue on windows machine where I am using ...
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Route Output to Input/Skype Upload Greeter Audio File

I need to record a greeting message in Skype, but I already have a .flac but I don't think you can do this so I thought maybe there is a way to pipe vlc's output to skype's input. Any help is greatly ...
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Python/FFMPEG command line issues [closed]

I have a problem with running an FFMPEG command from within a Python script. When I run the following command from the terminal, I can stream video and audio from my attached webcam (Logitech C310) ...
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Impulse convolution options in Ubuntu

I've made impulse to correct my speakers response, and would like to use it in my Ubuntu 11.04. Only possible (in common sense) way seems to be through Jack and jack_convolver plugin. As not all ...
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How to fix “No Soundcards Found”

I was trying to get IEC958/SPDIF optical out working on my ASUS P8P67PRO V3 motherboard running Natty and I seem to have wiped out a crucial part of my sound setup. Here is the output from some ...
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Noise after resuming computer from suspend

I hear noise in my speakers and headphones after waking up my PC. To fix this, I have to reload ALSA. Is there a way to fix, or at least to reload ALSA automatic after suspend ? Oh I forgot, I'm ...
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How do I get sound working in Unreal Tournament 2004?

I'm playing UT2004 FOR linux but if I run it with plain ./ut2004 I've no sound in it, if I run it with aoss ./ut2004 using in such way the ALSA-Oss library, the game often crash - I suppose - ...
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Sound disappeared after OSS installation

I've installed the OSS backend from a deb64 package. And the sound in ubuntu is disappeared... Seems the audio card (hda nvidia) is not recognized anymore... What can I do? EDIT Sound now works, but ...
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Alsa doesn't work in vlc

Alsa Audio Output works fine from terminal, e.g. aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Noise.wav. But I got to change from default to Alsa Audio Output in vlc. I found it in Tools > Perfernces > Audio > ...
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Howto save AlsaMixer settings?

Hello I have tryed out the programm "EarCandy", now I had/have a lot of problems. At first I did not get any sound and now it is very low volume. PS Earcandy is now deleted from my harddisk. When Im ...
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ALSA lists no capture device

So, for some reason, I'm not allowed to prefix my post with the word "Hey"? Strange. Anyway: I just got a new headset, and to my great surprise, ALSA doesn't even believe that a line-in exists. ...
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ALSA mixer applet? [closed]

I have recently installed Narwhal. Everything seems to look good so far, but as usual sound via PulseAudio is deeply unsatisfactory; scratchy sound from Skype, choppy sound from command line apps, ...
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High CPU usage with Team Speak 3.0.0-rc2

The CPU usage is always around 40 percent. I use push-to-talk and I had uninstalled pulseaudio. Now I use Alsa. I don't even have to connect to a Server. By simply starting TS the cpu usage goes up ...
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How do I replace Pulseaudio?

Previous answers refer to previous versions of Ubuntu. I'm having the same issues and dislikes with Pulseaudio in Natty as I had with previous versions of Ubuntu, so I want to replace it with ...
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Audio backend for 11.04?

Often the audio quality is very bad so I've to restart the audio backend. When I'm using ALSA I can't since the command to restart it seems not to find the file (strange as ALSA works..) when I'm ...
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Audio stopped working in 11.04

Today, maybe after some automatic updates, my audio stopped to work... Doesn't work anymore both with ALSA (the default one) and Pulseaudio.. So I've tried to install also OSS (doesn't work so I've ...
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Audio output balance problem

I have a problem on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine with audio output. When playing audio with a headset connected it can be heard on speakers and headset in the same time. It is similar to other questions I ...
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SB X-Fi Surround 5.1 USB on Lubuntu

I'm having trouble after installing Lubuntu-desktop on top of a Ubuntu Server (64 bit). The problem is that I cannot get my X-Fi external USB soundcard to work without horrible hacks, and even then ...
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How do I get my laptop's Line In inlet to output sound?

I have a laptop - DELL Studio 1773, but I'm pretty sure the model does not matter. One of it's features I love most is the fact it has TWO headphone outputs. This means Ubuntu can use them to output ...
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Realtek ALC1200 Sound input

i'm using Realtek audio card in MSI GX620 Laptop $ cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#* | grep Codec Codec: Realtek ALC1200 Codec: Motorola Si3054 Codec: Nvidia MCP78 HDMI $ uname -a Linux machine ...
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ALSA permissions

Everything was working great about 3 hours ago on my maverick machine. Then my clumsy fingers typed chown -R someuser:somegroup .*, and before I had noticed the dot, I hit enter, and BAM, half my ...
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Login sound plays, but no sound during session

When I installed Ubuntu, everything was great. But one day, I heard the login sound but no sound on the desktop session. This happens every time. I have reinstalled sound drivers several times, ...
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Virtual MIDI Piano Keyboard setup

I installed Virtual MIDI Keyboard (vmpk) using apt-get install. I also have Jack control and Qsynth installed. When I open vmpk, I cannot hear the sound coming from it. How can I do the setting to let ...
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Kubuntu 10.4 No Sound Since Latest Update

Yesterday I preformed a standard update routine using KPackageKit. Everything went smooth. However, today I found out there is no sound anymore on my machine. Since I was listening to music yesterday ...
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Adjust PCM volume?

The default sounds levels of master volume 100%, application/stream 100%, are too loud through my headphones. I can adjust applications or the master volume down, but if a new application makes a ...
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Removing pulseaudio, about ALSAMixer

I removed pulseaudio today because rosetta stone had conflicts identifying the microphone which kinda makes it useless to me to learn a new language. Thing is, Alsamixer seems to have screwed up so ...
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Sound driver for motherboard gigabyte ga-g1975x-c (Creative Sound Blaster Live 24-bit) (alsa, ca0106)

My motherboard is gigabyte ga-g1975x-c with integrated audio "Creative Sound Blaster Live 24-bit". I have installed Ubuntu 10.10, and there was no sound at all. Alsa drivers was already installed. ...
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Using microphone input port as headphone output

I have one audio output jack and one audio input jack on my laptop. I want to use it for real time audio mixing, and I need to have another discrete output for headphones that is independent of the ...
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Get Creative soundcard working correctly

I am trying to get sound going on my fresh install of 10.10. I have a creative fatlity branded sound card. My ALSA information. Most things seems to be working out of the box, once I turned off my ...