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A microphone is a device that turns sound waves into something the computer can interpret. You can use microphones to capture audio for things like video chat, recording videos or podcasts, etc.

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Microphone not recognized - Dell XPS w/ Ubuntu 20.04

I have a Dell XPS 13 7390, running Ubuntu 20.04 The built-in microphone is not being detected, although sound output works fine. This happened recently, although I'm not sure what triggered it. The ...
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Mic Blue Yeti not recognized after Lock

I'm having an issue: when my Ubuntu 20.4 returns from Lock or Suspend, the Blue Yeti microphone is not being recognized. I am wondering if there is a way to refresh the audio/USB via restart service ...
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HyperX Cloud Alpha headphones not being picked up by ubuntu

I am using the HyperX Cloud Alpha headphones which use a headphone jack to connect to my laptop. When I plug it in, the output works fine but the input is not detected at all. OS: Ubuntu 21.10 x86_64 ...
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Microphone detected but no input (Intel Alderlake Ubuntu 22.04)

I plugged a wired microphone to the front mic jack on my pc and it shows "microphone (plugged in) but there is no sound coming out of it. I also tried to plug the microphone to the motherboard ...
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Kubuntu 22.04 + MSI MAG X570S TOMAHAWK MAX WIFI + HyperX Cloud Alph - microphone not working

I'm not able to make my microphone from headset work. It works fine through cheap USB adapter but doesn't work via motherboard/front panel. New PC with a fresh OS: Motherboard: MSI MAG X570S TOMAHAWK ...
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Microphone is detected, but no input from it [closed]

I am currently using Pop os version 22.04 lts. I was trying to get on a discord call with a friend, but he couldn't hear me. I later discovered that it would detect audio out as the input. I went to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: audio output and input problems with TRX-40 Pro mobo

I'm using the onboard sound chip of my Asus TRX-40 Pro motherboard with Ubuntu 18.04 (kernel 5.4.0-120-generic). The playback is OK but a microphone (which works with Windows on the same computer) ...
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No sound devices on Lenovo x1 carbon after upgrade to 20.04

I have upgraded my Lenovo X1 Carbon to Ubuntu 20.04. After the reboot, I cannot see any sound card nor for input nor for output. I have tried to follow several different solutions such as: Microphone ...
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Internal microphone not working in Ubuntu 20.04

my internal microphone is not recording and it looks like it is not receiving any input; see Settings -> Sound. Here is what pavucontrol shows (when I 'unlock' it I see the input audio at the ...
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Lock/disable internal microphone auto-gain ? [Ubuntu 20.04]

basically my issue is that I found no way to stop my microphone from auto-adjusting its input level, while communicating through Slack for instance. The closest similar thread I've found is this (and ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 does not recognize my microphone's headset when plugging in, just audio

On another laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS every time I plugged in my (current) headset (Sony in-ear extrabass) a window popped up to choose between headphones or headset, although this popup was ...
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How to make my microphone output from my speakers

I'm trying to set up a TeamSpeak 3 music bot for me and my friends on my once Chromebook (that I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on), but I need the audio to be redirected to my microphone so TeamSpeak will ...
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Internal Mic is not working on a ASUS TUF Laptop (Ubuntu 22.04)

Disclaimer: this is my first experience with Linux so I'm a complete beginner! On a fresh install of Ubuntu 22.04, the internal microphone is not working, but when an external USB microphone is ...
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Ubuntu and alsamixer disagree on minimum input volume

I'm having a small problem with my microphone in Ubuntu: The built-in volume control is wrong. alsamixer works and accurately reflects the "real" volume. At 100% volume alsamixer and the ...
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Microphone not working in ubuntu 20.04

Microphone jacks are not working in Ubuntu 20.04. I've tried the case front jack and the mobo jack, and none worked. This is a 3-month old computer. Mobo jack work when I use Windows. So I know the ...
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Blue Yeti microphone doesn't work on Ubuntu 21.10

I asked similar question concerning 21.04 but that release is no longer suported so my question was closed as off-topic. I upgraded to 21.10 so I'll try my luck again. The problem with Blue Yeti ...
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JACK audio problem: system_capture:2 audio port cannot be connected to JACK, seems to not exist

I use JACK Audio Connection Kit without pulseaudio installed, and it does perfectly well with sound output but over half the time recording or any other mic usage does not work. Specifically, whenever ...
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JACK & apulse audio input problems

EDIT: okay, I seem to have located the problem, or at least part of it. system:capture_2 seems to not exist on my system, and whenever apps, for whatever reason, try to access system:capture_2 over ...
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Chromium with USB headset microphone

I've recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 on my Thinkpad T495 and started using my USB headset (It has a jack pin, but with a jack-to-USB converter) in a USB hub. It works fine in Firefox, Audacity and ...
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How do I make my bluetooth headset be the default microphone when I turn it on?

I have a webcam with a built in microphone, which I don't want to use. I have a wireless bluetooth headset. When I need to join meetings, I turn on my wireless headset and use my webcam's video. ...
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Microphone doesn't work on the website duolingo

I have a problem with my USB microphone. I would like to use this microphone for speaking exercises on the Duolingo website. I gave the permissions for the microphone in the Swiron browser, but when I ...
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Speakers, headphone jack, and microphone are not working for Chuwi hi10x Ubuntu 22.04

I don't have sound from my speakers or my headphone jack, and my mic doesn't work. I get Dummy Output. It looks like the system is using the audio drivers for the CPU which is the HDMI port. The ...
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No internal microphone detected on DELL G15 5525

I got a DELL G15 5525 with Ubuntu 22.04 (kernel 5.15.0-33). The notebook detects hardware for sound output, but not for sound input (microphone). With cat /proc/asound/cards I get the output 0 [...
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sennheizer HD 4.50 BT, poor sound quality when microphone used

I have problem with mu BT headset. It is working on Ubuntu 22.04 but when i set it as headset the sound quality is very poor. I tried: https://ubuntuhandbook.org/index.php/2022/04/pipewire-replace-...
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Sound problem in acer swift 3 in ubuntu 20.04.4

I have installed ubuntu 20.04.4 recently in Acer Swift 3. But it can not detect headphones automatically. Everytime I have to select it manually. Also, when I am selecting headphone the microphone is ...
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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 uninstall pipewire and go back to pulseaudio

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 LTS version (Jammy Jellyfish). I was facing a slight glitch while using my bluetooth headset mic. So, I tried to switch to pipewire to check if it solves my problem. But after ...
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recordmydesktop CLI and external microphone

So... I am trying to solve this problem... I want to record my desktop screen and also record my voice using an external mic. I want to do it from CLI. The man recordmydesktop indicates this: --device ...
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How can I find a true solution for my headset mic?

I'm really new as an Ubuntu user (21.10) so it's been MONTHS trying every possible solution to fix my headset mic. I have a Cybertel Savage. I use a headset splitter adapter to connect headphone + mic,...
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Dell Precision 4600 - Ubuntu 20.04 - Internal Mic & Bluetooth Headphone Mic Not Working

Having installed Ubuntu since last year, everything worked on my PC like it did on my removed Windows 10 OS except the inbuilt mic: Below is my device configuration: ~$ sudo lspci -knn | grep Audio -...
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Jabra Headset Mic doesn't work correct in Kubuntu 22.04

I'm trying kubuntu 22.04. I have problems with a Jabra Evolve headset over USB. Unfortunately the Mic is only working when I open the volumecontrol (right in the taskbar) and keep it open. When I ...
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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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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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Trouble with a Kernel update an Blue Yeti - 20.04 LTS

After a update (about a month ago), it seems my USB microphone (Blue Yeti) which also acts as a sound card now makes a hissing and popping noise for about 10-30 seconds as it is plugged in or after I ...
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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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Ubuntu not picking up audio of microphones

Hey guys sorry if my post is lacking crucial details, just let me know what to post how to find it etc and maybe we can solve this problem together. I'm running Ubuntu 20 and it's not picking up my ...
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Connecting a microphone breaks sound output in discord

I'm using pipewire. When I plug in a mic (it's a headset, split into 1/8" mic and 1/8" audio out cables), the audio gets extremely laggy and echo-y. As far as I know, my microphone works ...
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Is there any fix for the action of autoadjust microphone volume from Zoom software on Ubuntu 20.04?

Every time i join a call in Zoom, the software automatically lower the microphone volume. I need to readjust manually every time or in every classroom, and this really became a nuisance. I had a ...
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wind noise without input device

when I go to the settings menu it says that there is a maxed out mic input, even though there isn't anything plugged in. This must be something hardware side, as I have no issues when running windows ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS - Headphones HyperX Cloud II detected but microphone is deaf

I updated from ubuntu 18.04 LTS to 20.04.4 LTS On Ubuntu 18.04 all works fine. Currently Headphones works correctly but microphone is deaf. I tried all type of fixes e.g. HyperX Cloud II mic is not ...
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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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I'm a mute; how can I use TTS as speech?

This question is about parsing audio data as a microphone input. How do I want to use this? Since I'm a mute, I want to be able to use TTS data, such as: espeak-ng "Hello World" --stdout | ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 does not recognize in-built microphone on Lenovo ThinkPad E15 gen2

I cant get my microphone work. Devices list in system sound settings is empty: I installed pavucontrol (but nothing was helpful there). I also killed pulseaudio. Then I did some remapping from ...
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How can I fit python pyaudio to to virtual microphone that I created

I'm using ubuntu 18.04 , and I want to write a python script that can convert and transform my microphone output. This is the command that I use to create virtual microphone pactl load-module module-...
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Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 surround 4.0 split to 2 stereo sinks, reconfigure profile

I've updated my linux kernel to 5.15 on Ubuntu Studio and enabled the ALSA mixer to work with my Focusrite Scarlett 4i4 3rd Gen audio interface. The problem is, PulseAudio sees the device as 4.0 ...
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Microphone keeps turning on and off

Hello brothers and sisters, I am a clean keyboard freak, and one day I chose to spray a detergent directly on the keyboard rather than the cloth. The result, you ask? Horrible and strange, to say the ...
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Sony WH1000-XM3 Microphone not working on 20.04 LTS

Basically the title is self explanatory. Sound works great but microphone is a no go. I pretty much have stock Ubuntu 20.04 with some additional applications added. Any ideas on a fix for this? Have I ...
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