Questions regarding S/PDIF is a digital audio interconnect

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UAC1 DAC (ODAC) and Ubuntu sound settings

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 (This ...
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Headset jack not working even when using sound > test

I have ubuntu 13.04 and the sound has never worked in this OS/version for the headset jack. It does work with normal speakers. The same PC was windows before and it was working ok so no hardware ...
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Optical S/PDIF activate rear output

I'm trying to use the optical audio output of my motherboard to send the sound to my AV Receiver. I only see the front channels received by my AV. Indeed rear channels don't seem to be activated. ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 sound problems

I have Ubuntu 13.04 and my normal audio output has problems with the s/pdif output. It jumps all the time from normal audio output to the s/pdif output, and the sound begins to stutter. I searched the ...
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SPDIF Input not working

One of my motherboard has two SPDIF sockets. One input and one output. Under windows these work fine and I am able to achieve what I'm trying here. I want to set Ubuntu up so it will play the Digital ...
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Digital sound out dissapears when connecting Creative Live! Cam Chat

I tried the cam and the digital out signal dissapears when connecting the cam. Everything is fine when i unplug it. I reinstalled Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bits, same problem. In sound settings outputs, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 spdif output doesn't support multichannel sound

I'm a relatively new Ubuntu-user, and I need a bit of help. I just recently discovered that my laptop (an Acer Aspire 5670), has an optical-spdif output and since it's connected to a 5.1 Yamaha ...
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Sound output starts delayed

Via SPDIF hearable sound starts late, e. g. in the Test Sound dialog I maximally can hear "Left" when the voice should say "Front Left". When I have pavucontrol open (in the background) whilst ...
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No sound on tv with hdmi

I am using ma78gm-s2h mainboard and gtx260, there is no sound on ubuntu. There is a spdif connection from my videocard to mainboard. And it connected with hdmi to my tv. It works fine with windows but ...
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How to save volume settings for digital output (S/PDIF)?

In Sound Settings I can choose between analogue and digital output. When I choose "Digital Output (S/PDIF)" I have to decrease the volume every time after I boot up. What could I do for saving these ...
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How to turn the Red Light (infrared or optical sound output light) off?

There is a red light turned on (it seems an infrared light or optical sound) when I boot Ubuntu, and it remains always on, but not when I boot MacOS in a MacBook Pro. How can I save energy with Ubuntu ...
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Where is the Multichannel/Coaxial/SPDIF configuration option in Ubuntu 12.04?

I recently switched from 10.04 to 12.04. I did a fresh install. However I can't configure 5.1 surround with my coaxial/SPDIF home teather, simply because the new sound manager interface doesn't ...
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No Audio from Jack on Asus Pro60v

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a friends old Laptop (ASUS PRO60V). Everything is running great except I cant get any audio output from the output jack. Audio works fine through the internal ...