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

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xPilot VATSIM client does not work

I installed xPilot but when I checked Launch xPilot and clicked Finish, I got this message: Now the xPilot window does not appear at all. What should I do? Does anyone have this problem as well?
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Enable Mono Audio output in Ubuntu 22.04lts

I would like to enable mono audio output through my earphone;this was possible previously in ubuntu 20.04(vanilla) with these instructions: Can I downmix stereo audio to mono? However,it doesn't seem ...
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Audio only works after adjusting alsamixer

I had a question like this awhile back that was never answered, I figured revamping and broaden the conflict would help steer towards a solution. Earlier in the year I installed NoMachine that borked ...
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I am newbie in Ubuntu please help me to configure my soundcard

I am newbie in Ubuntu. I bought machine with OS Linux. It was Ubuntu 15.xx. My machine AVITA Celeron N4020 model NE14A2 SSD 128 4GiB RAM. When I purchased it there was a password for Superuser that I ...
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Bluetooth connection not working with new audio/video receiver

I've been using Bluetooth to connect my laptop to my audio receiver for years. I use Blueman on the laptop with an adapter on the receiver. Recently my receiver went out and now I have a new receiver, ...
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External Mic not detected Macbookpro 11,1 CS4208

My external combo jack mic always not detected, I used different headphones, And All working fine in OSX but not working when switching to Linux, I tried different distributions using the live boot, ...
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How to install Realtek Audio Drivers for Ubuntu?

I have this issue in my computer: https://youtu.be/QX-daRypDGY I had the same issue in Windows but I fixed installing Realtek Audio Codecs (the ones in this page https://www.realtek.com/en/component/...
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Alsa mixer that include all output/input devices

Question: Is there any audio mixer that would show all output / input devices (pulseAudio Volume Control do not show second monitor) Alternative question: Is there a way to permanently change pulse ...
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How can i make my speaker become available when headphone plugged in?

I don't know why but when I plug my headphones into my laptop, I cant switch back to the speakers anymore. And when I check in pavucontrol the speaker is annotated as unavailable (as shown in the ...
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Can't hear anything in ubuntu 22.04

I tried with plugged in headphones, without them and with bluetooth headphones. Nothing is heard. I tried uninstalling and installing again alsa-base and pulseaudio. I also tried reloading alsa. I ...
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Over-amplification messed up my speaker

I was fooling around with 'Over-Amplification' in ubuntu 20.04 and tried seeing what would happen if I allowed over amplification of sound. I played some music with over-amplification turned on and ...
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Separate Line In and Mic into two different sources

I'm trying to make the switch from Windows to Ubuntu (Kubuntu 22.04 to be exact) and sadly it's been very painful so far. On Windows, I would normally listen to the Line In audio AND at the same time ...
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volume keys not working in ubuntu 22.04

I recently installed Ubuntu-22.04 Jellyfish. Earlier volume increase, decrease and mute were working just fine. However, from yesterday - I cannot increase/decrease the volume from keyboard keys. Also,...
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Several issues with the RME Babyface Pro audio interface since upgrade to 22.04

I'd like to keep using my audio interface under Ubuntu 22.04 as I used to previously but had several issues. When using Bitwig and the audio system is set to ALSA in Bitwig, the interface has a lot of ...
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Sound cuts out despite working sometimes, OS doesnt recognize the existence of PulseAudio but still refuses to let me download it

So I have been trying to fix this for about 24 hours and I am on the verge of pulling my hair out. Yesterday my laptop speakers started crackling out of nowhere which was shortly but not instantly ...
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Audio devices detected, but no sound output - Ubuntu 22.04

The problem is that i don't have any sound output on Ubuntu 22.04. The audio card is detected correctly, it is not a hardware problem because it works correctly on windows. In the settings even show ...
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Why there is a sound from speakers and earphones simultaneously at a time?

I have a earphone(fine) and a new laptop dell inspiron-3501 with ubuntu 22.04 with kernel 5.15.0-25-generic. But I have a audio problem. Normally speakers works fine. But when I plugin earphone then ...
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Mic issues with pulseaudio on Ubuntu 20.04 on Lenovo X1 Carbon

I began experiencing audio issues on my Lenovo a few weeks ago and I have struggled with this ever since. I have tried a few things I have found online. Including reinstall of pulseaudio, alsamixer ...
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Headset is recognized but does not work Ubuntu 22.04

the indicator moves, but it is not responding to the audio, it is only at the beginning Tried hdajackretask and changed models in alsa-base.conf but nothing worked. my laptop is an acer nitro 5 an515 ...
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Headphone sudden loud noise on Ubuntu 20.04

When I'm using my headphones and listening or watching something on any browser at some point a loud noise starts to sound. This is not happening only while I use a browser, it happens too while using ...
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No sound in my Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS

I am using Dell Inspirion1464 model with Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS as OS.I had my auto updates on,my sound system was working fine earlier. But recently it has stopped suddenly and I see only Dummy output in ...
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Choppy sound on fresh install of Ubuntu 21.10

The sound is very choppy, everything sounds the same. I tried all fixes here. What things can I try? lspci | egrep -i audio 00:1f.3 Audio device: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-H HD Audio Controller (...
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Why did my computer start speaking?

I restarted my computer because my audio crashed, and it scared the hell out of me when it just started speaking. It is going on right now. It says everything I write and it reads out the window and ...
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No sound output devices listed after upgrade from 21.10 to 22.04

Problem: No sound after upgrade from ubuntu 21.10 to 22.04 (using development release) both built in speakers and hdmi output. Some background: running on ubuntu 21.04, I noticed that my sound was not ...
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How can I use IEEE1394 Firewire Audio Interface's Midi ports using ffado jack as ALSA Midi

I want to use my Edirol FA-101 Firewire A/I 's midi ports from my Java program. I researched about this, but I couldn't find any information. I tried a2jmidi but it makes Alsa midi ports Jack midi ...
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configuration mpd + jack

I am trying to configure (mpd.conf) the audio output with ALSA/jack but I guess I am bit confused as I need an audio output for a normal use and a second audio output (when I use an external audio ...
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Speakers can't be detected

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I have a monitor connected using a HDMI cable and a pair of speakers connected using the 3.5 mm jack(at the back of computer) and a USB. Speakers and monitor are not ...
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System Volume doesn't adjust audio linearly

[Ubuntu 21.10 on Acer CB515-1HT using PulseAudio] Audio is working for both internal speakers as well as via Bluetooth. But there's some weirdness: When internal audio is selected, adjusting the ...
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dummy output ubuntu 20.04 no sound

I know other people asked about this problem already but I tried all solutions and I still have this problem. here is my arecord -l output: **** List of CAPTURE Hardware Devices **** actually it ...
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My internal mic is not working on a Lenovo Ideapad 330

I've recently starting using Ubuntu 20.04 and everything is working fine but my internal mic. The system seems to recognize it but it's making low sizzling sound. I've already tried this command rm ~/...
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Watery Audio fixed by unplugging and replugging

Audio is coming from laptop, through a USB-C to HDMI hub to TV has watery(/reverb-y) audio. It's fixed by unplugging and plugging the USB-C plug. I'd like to not have to do this. After reboot the ...
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How do I reset my audio settings to default?

I have been using Ubuntu Studio for about 2 years and I love it. Everything has been working fine until recently. I was using Jack for most things, but then I discovered I didn't really need it so I ...
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Annoying popping sound when using external usb mixer

I have Ubuntu 20.04, and I started getting a pooping noise whenever I play any sound through my Xenyx 302 USB mixer. I already changed the default to 48000 almost everything I have tried has not ...
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No sound on fresh install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Walmart's Gateway GWTC116 laptop. Originally Wi-Fi did not work, but I installed a driver. At first, the card was displayed as "Dummy Output" in ...
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Not able to connect my microphone in Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS

I'm using a system in which there is no buitin microphone is available so I've connected my earphone when I play video sounds I can hear it's audio but when I try to speak It's not getting my voice ...
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Continuous clicking noise during audio playback on Ubuntu 20.04.4

Starting maybe 7 or 10 days ago, when I play back audio OR when I go to the 'settings/sound' control panel, I get a repetitive clicking sound (ca 2 Hz) in the audio output of my USB audio device. I do ...
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no sound on ubuntu and only HDMI shown

I know this has been asked a million times, but after reaching page 25 on various searches and opening every link on every page, I still couldn't find any solution that worked. My computer is a Chuwi ...
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No sound on Chromebook with Ubuntu 20.04 installed. Sound options show up as 'Dummy Output'

This seems to be a very common problem. I have tried everything mentioned in the threads online, but nothing has worked. I have an HP Chromebook 13 G1, and am running Ubuntu 20.04 and my output for ...
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PulseAudio/ Alsa problem - PulseAudio set s32le instead of s24le

Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS. Card Xonar DX (192kHz 24bit max, works that way on Windows) pacmd list-sinks: sample spec: s32le 2ch 192000Hz ... properties: alsa.resolution_bits = "24" My ...
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ALSA Audio throw an erorr

I run a python program that use pyaudio and try to use my computer microphone and speaker, but I got this erorr ALSA lib pcm.c:2660:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM cards.pcm.rear ALSA lib pcm.c:...
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Annoying click sound on Ubuntu 21.10 after kernel update

As said in the subject, an annoying click sound started to happen with my external soundcard after updating to new kernel. It seems is not something unknown. Found this in this forum: Annoying click/...
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Having issues with audio quality when I play it through my Focusrite Audio Interface

Main Problem I have a USB audio interface (Focusrite Scarlett Solo 2nd-gen) for headphones. When I play audio through my audio interface, It sounds like a chip tune song or like an 80s video game. ...
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Sound not working on ubuntu 20.04

at the very beginning sound was working using the motherboard line out jack. A few days ago the motherboard line out jack went bad. The sound is awfully robotic and unintelligible. The jack on the ...
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Sound glitch on certain app and system sounds

I've been experiencing an annoying sound glitch since my latest update (update of 23/02/2022 of Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS). Its a periodic buzz which happens when sound is coming out of my headset. The ...
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No sound on Ubuntu 20.04 XFCE (ARM) VM

Running Ubuntu XFCE 20.04, the ARM version, does not have sound. Playing music with volume on, keeps silent. I must admit that it runs in a QEMU virtualization environment (UTM) on a Macbook Pro M1, ...
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System audio broken (slow and crackly) after Audacity install

I needed to install Audacity on my system. I did so by using the "sudo apt install audacity" I was actually listening to rhythmbox while the install was happening and i could hear the sound ...
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sizzling sound with ALSA

I was working on a Kdenlive project (snap version) on my PC when suddenly sound became sizzly and even after rebooting I can't get ride of it. I already tried a lot of things as : Of course rebooting ...
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Accessing PulseAudio from Python script running as root

I want to run my Python script as root and communicate with PulseAudio using the Python3 pulsectl library (https://github.com/mk-fg/python-pulse-control). PulseAudio is not installed system-wide, only ...
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How to have XF86Audio* keys work with alsa?

I am running Ubuntu on my Chromebook. I have remapped keys so that the dedicated keys (e.g., brightness, back, forward, etc.) all do the desired function (thank you FascinatingCaptain). I have audio ...
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Ubuntu no sound even when restarting/reinstalling pulseaudio

the sound of my PC was suddenly bad (no bass, poor quality overall). I stopped and restarted pulseaudo, and since the was no improvement I ran sudo apt install pulseaudio alsa-base alsa-utils and sudo ...
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