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Open alsamixer and zero out mic and mic-boost levels from sound card options (F6 in alsamixer menu).
Your main soundcard is the 2nd one (the first is HDMI soundcard, attached to HDMI screen plug) . So , in Alsamixer, press F6 , select 2nd soundcard : you will see more faders .Then set volumes and unmute faders (using arrow keys and "m" key to unmute. ) You can also install and run pavucontrol (Pulseaudio volume control) to access the 2nd sound card in the ...
In my case I kept the home directory from the previous install so during the install/transfer some of the folders were not owned by me pulse config folder was one of them. What I had to do was chown -R my_user_name:my_user_name /home/my_user_name/*. To check if this is your issues just check the owner of /home/your_user_name/.config/pulse. Once I fixed ...
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