Questions about using or installing external sound cards in Ubuntu.

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ALSA Find Only Output Focusrite Saffire6

I was working with python and sounddevice. Till now i only was sending out some sound true my (usb1.1) saffire 6. For now i want record and sending audio at the same moment. I found out that my ...
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Ubuntu thinks my Audient iD14 audio interface is Analogue Surround 4.0 when it's actually stereo. Is there any way to fix this?

I'm using an external Audient iD14 audio interface with a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot system. I mainly use Windows for FL Studio and the Adobe Creative Suite, but I like to mess around with ...
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Linux supported 5.1 SPDIF out external sound cards

My only requirement is to get 6 channel (5.1) digital audio out from USB and output it with a S/PDIF (optical/coaxial) port. So I'll connect the receiver (DAC) and it does the decoding + playback. ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 USB Sound Issue

New to Linux, Installed Ubuntu 15.10 a few days ago and along with it Wine and Playonlinux to play League of Legends. When I launch the game and I am greeted with the login screen the music and sound ...
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Automatically switching output audio device on 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I recently bought a Schiit Fulla USB DAC/Amp. I want Ubuntu to automatically switch audio output to this device when I plug it in as opposed to me having to manually set it ...
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Roland Quad-capture doesn't works

All audio tracks and videos don't start playing. It shows in pavucontrol as QUAD-CAPTURE Analog Surround 4.0, and I can select it as fallback audio output.
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How to add a custom alert sound in Unity

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. How to add custom alert sound in Ubuntu Unity ? Note: my question is not how to play music via terminal. I can use play command from sox package. Also not ...
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Creative Live!24-bit outputs multiple channels to subwoofer

I am trying to use a Creative Live! 24-bit USB sound card with Ubuntu 14.04.3. Regardless of the configuration I'm trying to use (4.0, 5.0, 5.1, etc) the result is the same: front-left and rear-right ...
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M-Audio Mtrack Quad on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to get my external sound card (M-Audio Mtrack Quad) to work, especially the 4 inputs/outputs. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. The card doesn't seem to be detected (it doesn't appear in alsamixer ...
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Running Fldigi on Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 14. on a Thinkpad T420. Have installed Fldidi (ham radio digital software). Running it through an external soundcard (SignaLink USB). I cannot get it to work and would like help ...
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Creative Soundblaster Z “almost” works on (K)Ubuntu 15.04

So, since some time back I've had a dedicated sound card. A Creative Soundblaster Z, but after installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 some time back I noticed that the sound card was either found or working. So, ...
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Can't get the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 working on my comp

So I recently decided to switch over to ubuntu for experimentation. I previously had a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 fully functioning on my Windows OS and was able to record, playback and produce sounds ...
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problem with ASUS XONAR U1 USB SOUND CARD

I use the above sound card with my laptop but although it is recognized, no sound can be heard - in SPDIF (optical) mode; yes, when using analog output you get to hear -a standard volume- output (it ...
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USB mic stopped working - sound input device in System Settings ignored

this was working previously but has recently stopped working for reasons unknown. I have an AntLion ModMic connected to my laptop via a USB audio adapter. When I plug it in it shows in System ...
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Can I find cocoa modem in the repositories?

I just have a basic question. I am trying to set up a digital ham radio station. I have a piece of equipment called a SignalLink, a radio and a computer. What I am trying to do is make it so that the ...
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Is FiiO E10K DAC supported on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am planning to get headphone DAC/AMP Fiio E10K. It has PCM 5102 chip. Its not same product as Fiio E10 – because the chip is different. I am wondering will it work with Ubuntu 14.04. If it does how ...
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My Extranal USB Sound Card is not working

I am a new user of Ubuntu. I used my usb sound card from a few months. I used windows before. It worked better on windows. But not working my Ubuntu. It can't out sound. If anybody help me. I will ...
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What does USB DAC “Analog Output” mean?

I just connected my new Rega DAC to the computer via USB, it popped up in the sound settings, and choosing it there directs sound to it just fine. What confuses me, however, is that it says "Analog ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 12.04

I have a multi OS computer (Windows XP, Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04). Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows XP are 32 bit systems in separate partitions. Ubuntu 14.04 is a 64 bit system in it's own partition. I ...
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How i can install ASIO4ALL on ubuntu 14.04?

I need to install ASIO4ALL. I need this program for producing music in Ableton. I use Ubuntu 14.04.
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Tascam US-122L USB Audio Interface + jackd

I'm trying to get a Tascam US-122L USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface working with jackd. The correct kernel modules seem to load when I plug the device in: $ lsmod | grep us122l snd_usb_us122l ...
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How can I make the Adobe flashplugin use Pulseaudio under Kubuntu 14.04?

I have trouble getting the sound from firefox to output in an external (USB) sound card. I understand there are some issues around getting flash to play sound here from googling the question, but I ...
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How can I configure my USB sound card with KDE tools?

I have a USB soundcard which is detected by the system (as output in /proc/asound/cards and by lsusb). However, it is not selectable in KDE settings. It shows up in the list of sound cards, but is ...
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How can I use digital output instead of analog output for USB headset on 14.04?

I previously used 12.04 where I was able to use digital output for my USB headset and it worked miles better than analog. Now I installed (fresh install, deleted previous ubuntu partitions) 14.04 on ...
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UAC1 DAC (ODAC): digital vs analog output

I am trying to get Ubuntu to output I2S output to my ODAC. When I go into sound settings, I get two options. Digital Output (S/PDIF) (IEC958, so it must actually mean S/PDIF...) Analogue Output ...
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Move audio stream from OpenAL application to different audio device

I have two different audio output devices: an internal sound card and an external DAC/amp. When starting an OpenAL application (I first observed the issue with Minecraft, but I suspect it affects all ...
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Sound won't work with Soundblaster Audigy Fx PCIe card

To start, I am a complete linux noob trying out Ubuntu to see if I can use it as my primary OS. Perfectly willing to put work into getting it setup, but I'm running into an issue that I can't find a ...
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How to listen live sounds from input from external sound card?

I have an external sound card. It is connected to my laptop via USB and to piano via a jack - jack cable. I can record sounds from piano (using Audacity) but I cannot hear the sounds in the live ...
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Is ASUS Xonar U7 supported?

I plan to buy ASUS Xonar U7 USB sound card but don't see drivers for Linux in the ASUS site. I don't see it in the ALSA supported cards page either ...
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How can I enable digital output on a FiiO E7 without ending session?

When I plug my FiiO E7 USB Audio DAC & Amp in Ubuntu 13.04, it is recognized as Audio DAC but only via the Analog Output port. I have to log-out and in again before the USB Audio DAC Digital ...
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Pulseaudio static crackle in 5.1 analog

I realize this is a repeated question, I just was not able to rectify the issue myself. Anyways, I have a laptop running Ubuntu 13.04. It does not have a 5.1 sound card installed, but I have 5.1 ...
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External sound card stops functioning after suspend

After reading: Re: Cannot suspend or hibernate Asus desktop ubuntu 12.04 I got the suspend working on a desktop. The only problem is that the external sound card that I have (Audiophile 2496) stops ...
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Need external (usb)Sound card suggestions that work with Ubuntu 12.04

I don't know if this is the right place to ask about this, but I'll give it a try. I'm a linux user for a while now and I try to avoid opening Windows as much as possible. But for some things, I just ...
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Which external sound cards are supported in 12.04?

Rather than try to get an unspecified external sound card to work it would make sense to buy an external sound card which is known to be supported. Has anyone got an external sound card which worked ...