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

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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 ...
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Record 8 separate Line IN Channels from M-Audio Delta 1010 Card

I want to record the 8 separate Line IN Channels from my M-Audio Delta 1010 Card. The card is recogniced nicely and a can record a single channel via arecord -d 10 -f cd -t wav -D channel1 out2.wav. ...
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HDMI sound gone, can't figure out how to turn it back on

I have had an Acer Revo box as a media centre for a while. I recently installed Ubuntu Server (10.10) on it and polished it up with nodm (one of the most simple ways to launch an X session) and ...
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How do you mute from the command line?

How do you mute the sound system from the command line?
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Jackd fails to start

I'm trying to have a setup where JACK interfaces directly to ALSA and pulseaudio communicates to JACK. This setup worked OK (I had to manually start things a few times) but as I understood the Ubuntu ...
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No HDMI Audio with GeForce 9600GT and nForce board [closed]

I've been trying to get HDMI with sound working for the last few days, and I'm a little bit out of ideas. (I've verified that the hardware/Setup works via Windows.) aplay does not list my HDMI ...
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Revert audio configuration to defaults

I messed up the audio on my 10.10 installation. I had a problem of having no sound when plugging in the headphones and following many different solutions for that problem I (de)installed several ...
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Getting SigmaTel STAC9227 front audio jacks to work [closed]

I run Ubuntu 10.10 on my Intel DG965RY. My front audio ports don't work in Ubuntu, the rear one does. I never got it working earlier when I had Ubuntu 10.04 but this time I am going to try it again. ...
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How do I get a SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio driver to support microphone?

The microphone is not working on UBUNTU, I checked ALSA mixer and i don't seem to have any channel muted. I believe its a driver issue, since i already faced a lot of problems regarding driver ...
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How can I speed up boot on one of my machines?

I have a Gateway all in one machine (2 gig Intel Core 2 Duo T7250 dual core processor, 2 gig RAM - full specs) on which I installed 10.10. Once it has booted it's fine, but it takes forever to boot. ...
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Audio input disappears randomly [closed]

Same question asked in Launchpad and Ubuntu Forums and LinuxQuestions I'm running Lubuntu 10.10 on a HP Compaq nx6325. I use it to digitize tape records - connecting the tape deck's headphone output ...
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How to understand the Audio Subsystem?

I already used a lot of Ubuntu versions, I started with 5.10. But eversince I had issues with the audio subsystem. No matter what hardware, currently I have two computers and both have issues. On my ...
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How can I monitor the output of an already running program?

I am trying to figure out what is going on with pulseaudio on my computer because almost every 20 seconds of listening to a song it freezes. I've tried killall pulseaudio && pulseaudio to try ...
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How do I change the way Ubuntu adjusts my volume mixer levels?

I've had a mildly annoying problem with my sound for quite awhile now, and I've finally decided it's time to do something about it. Every time I adjust the main volume slider in the toolbar, or use ...
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Command to mute and unmute a microphone

During voice / video conversations online I would like to mute/unmute the microphone without having to go through all these steps each time: Sound indicator, Sound preferences, Select Input, Mute ...
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How can I make the default sound input for Skype persistent?

In order for Skype to work with the mic in my webcam, I need to change the sound preferences -> Input to "0825 Analog Mono" (default is "Internal Audio Analog Stereo"). However whenever I reboot this ...
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Sound Volume after boot always at loudest level

I installed 10.04 a couple of weeks ago. My primary OS is Windows and i could not install Linux up until very recently because of lack of hardware support for my notebook. 10.04 is the only ...