S/PDIF is a digital audio interconnect

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DigitalAC-3Pulseaudio on ubuntu 16.04

description at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DigitalAC-3Pulseaudio no longer works on ubuntu 16.04 I end up in rate_lavr.c:20:38: fatal error: libavresample/avresample.h: No such file or ...
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USB sound card regognized as stereo instead Digital SPDIF passtrhough

I bought a USB sound card which is based on CM6206 chip. And it shows as CM106 like device on Ubuntu volume control. There's a optical out that works well with Windows, after installing drivers. ...
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Red light in audio jack - Cirrus CS4208 Chip - Ubuntu 14.04.2 - Macbook 11,1

I’m using Ubuntu on a Macbook 11,1 (mid 2014) for a while now. The only problem I have not been able to fix is the red light in the audio jack. In many hours searching and testing I figured out that ...
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Skullcandy plyr1 spdif output

I would like to use spdif output to my plyr1 headphones, but as skullcandy doesn't have a setup guide for them on ubuntu, I don't know how to. Could anyone instruct me on how to do this? This is ...
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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. I'...
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Can't use optical audio out

I have an amp connected to optical audio. It works in windows perfectly, however in ubuntu it plays no sound when testing in sound settings "Digital Output(S/PDIF)" which at least tells me it's ...
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Digital audio does not work

I am having problems getting S/PDIF and HDMI audio working on Ubuntu 15.04. The S/PDIF output shows up in "System Settings > Sound", but no sound is outputted. The HDMI output does not show up. I ...
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Is there any way to save alsamixer settings other than alsactl store?

The root problem: for some reason, on boot, Ubuntu 14.04 disables (mutes) the S/PDIF output on my sound card. This question and its answers indicate that sudo alsactl store will store the alsamixer ...
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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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5.1 surround through home theater

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm trying to use my home theater system on my pc. It's connected through S/PDIF however in the sound settings it only sees it as stereo. I played a surround sound test on ...
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Problem with 5.1 AC-3 through Alsa, Pulseaudio on SPDIF, Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed (i386 Architecture) on Zotac ZBOX-ID18. I am trying to output digital surround audio through digital SPDIF output, I understand that the default SPDIF output is on PCM ...
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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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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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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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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 ...