Questions tagged [pavucontrol]

PulseAudio Volume Control (pavucontrol) is a simple GTK based volume control tool ("mixer") for the PulseAudio sound server.

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Sound freezes when I plugin headphones. It will just work when I open pavucontol ->configuration-> off and then back to analog duplex

Sound in Ubuntu 18.04 freezes when I plugin headphones. It will just work when I open pavucontol ->configuration-> off and then back to analog duplex.It is the same other way round. As soon as the ...
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Laptop internal microphone doesn't work when headphones plugged in

Laptop internal microphone doesn't work when I plug my headphones in without their microphone. I checked pavucontrol and when I plug my headphones in the status of my internal mic change to "unplugged"...
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Hear music when open manually but when cron opens I don't

I just upgraded from 19.04 to 20.04. Now all of a sudden I find my audio gone haywire Issue: I have a USB audio adapter (Unitek Y-247A) which connects to a set of speakers. But when my cron opens any ...
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No sound with HDA-Intel

on a relatively old ASUS laptop, I initially replaced the original Windows Vista with Linux Mint 19.3 XFCE. However, since this was very tough, I have now switched to Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. As with ...
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Soundcard not detected by pulseaudio (but by alsa)

After upgrading from 18.04 > 20.04 my internal soundcard of my laptop is not proberly recognized by pulseaudio. Altough alsamixer is shwoing the card. Any hints? aplay -l **** Liste der Hardware-...
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Headset microphone not working on Ubuntu 20.04

When I'm speaking with my internal microphone and I connect my headset, it's not detecting the microphone on it. Thing that does not happen in Windows, also didn't happen in Ubuntu 18.04 Any ...
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Internal Microphone not detected in ubuntu 18.04

I recently installed ubuntu 18.04. on my Acer Swift SF314-57. Ubuntu does not recognize my built in microphone. The microphone works just fine in Windows 10. I had problems with the sound card after ...
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Splitting channels of one recording application to capture from two monitor sources in pulseaudio

I would like to have mixxx take input (e.g. aux1 and aux2) from two different monitor sources. I tell mixxx to use pulseaudio as input for both aux1 and aux2 but set channels 1-2 and 3-4 respectively....
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How can PulseAudio reduce the lag arising from piping a microphone to some headphones?

TL;DR: I want to reduce the lag as I pipe my headphone mic into my headphone speakers. We record our team Jitsi meetings. I'm delegated with that task. My approach up to now has been to have two ....
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How do I set my audio output in Ubuntu 18.04 to be “Headphones” by default?

I am having an annoying issue with my audio - every time I log back into Ubuntu, there is no audio on the headphones. I then go to pavucontrol->Output Devices, and set "Port" to "Headphones (unplugged)...
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No sound via HDMI Ubuntu 19.10

I'm not getting any sound via HDMI. Video on HDMI and sound on Laptop speakers are working fine. The soundcard is recognized by alsa **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [HDA ...
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Xubuntu: Pavucontrol doesn't show analog out but apps can play audio on it

Previously, everything was working as one would expect, all apps could play audio and all devices were listed and could be selected via pavucontrol, Xubuntu's "Volume Control" app. After trying (...
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How to change Recording tab from pavucontrol with terminal

I want to change the input source to a recording program (e.g. Audacity) via terminal as I would in the pavucontrol recording tab. . I found this thread already: Changing in pavucontrols tab "...
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No sound device in System settings -> sound

Hallo i have a problem with my sound under the latest ubuntu release. first there is no device in the system settings -> sound windows. second there is no loudspeaker icon in the top tray. third ...
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No sound - please help

please help. I have no sound and no loudspeaker icon on the top tight bar in Ubuntu. When I start 'pavucontrol' there is just a label "Establishing connection to Pulseaudio". What can I do?
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Bluetooth headphones crashing driver

My bluetooth settings are working fine with any kind of phone. I've recently got a set of Ryhodi bluetooth headset and my driver goes haywire. I've uninstalled all kind of bluetooth services and ...
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Huawei Matebook 13 - headphones always listed as disconnected

I have installed Ubuntu 19.04 on my Huawei Matebook 13 and got everything working except automatic switching between laptop speakers and headphones. When they are plugged in, audio is still coming out ...
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How can screen recording software record the call audio of both the local person (on the mic) and the remote person (on the speakers)?

I use SimpleScreenRecorder to record our group meetings from a Firefox screen of Jitsi. I use a USB headset and would like to record both the audio of what I say in my headset microphone and the audio ...
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Mic device not working on Ubuntu 18.04

I already installed pavucontrol and checked alsamixer for further verification, but I don't see an end to my problem. This is my Alsa Info I already reinstalled alsa-pulseaudio, and force-realod. ...
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When I hibernate, my computer no longer recognizes speakers, what should I do?

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 19.04 and have been experiencing sound issues. Everytime I hibernate my computer, it no longer recognizes my internal speakers. When I restart my computer, it ...
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Microphone no longer works on Firefox, how to revert settings of pavucontrol?

I messed up on pavucontrol and now my microphone doesn't work on Firefox (although it works with another non-root user account) so how can I revert settings back to their original state for what ...
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How to configure pavuncontrol

I am struggling with the configuration of pavucontrol. I think I did something to the settings when trying to get pulseaudio and alsa to play well together. This is what is what I did in /etc/pulse/...
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Get percent volume

I am trying to show the percent of my sound volume on my desktop. Using amixer get Master amixer: Unable to find simple control 'Master',0 pavucontrol works, but it causes the light for my webcam ...
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Problem with sound ,headphones

I recently installed 18.04,I know little about it.I hope to improve my current knowledge. I noticed after yesterday's update,headphones are not getting detected,But I'm able to hear from the speaker. ...
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Sound not working, pulseaudio is not working daemon cannot be killed because directory doesn't exist

So I am really stuck on what to do. I installed ubuntu following the instructions on http://www.jfwhome.com/2016/01/04/latest-steps-to-install-ubuntu-on-the-asus-t100ta/ including using the sound file ...
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Sound Back on pavucontrol

I have soundback on my earphones, I hear the sounds of my environment. How repair that ? I use pavucontrol. Thanks
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USB Webcam microphone not working until re-plugged

I use pulseaudio + pavucontrol So I boot in with the device plugged in the USB port. I check the Input device tab in the Volume Control application (pavucontrol) I see only my GEMIX_WEBCAM_USB_AUDIO ...
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Set upper volume limit for pavucontrol

I'm using Lubuntu Xenial with pulseaudio and the issue which I'm facing is that the upper volume limit isn't set for pavucontrol which leads to unnecessary amplification which in turn results in bad ...
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Use pavucontrol via Command Line

I am trying to set the input and output sinks for 2 applications on pavucontrol (PulseAudio Volume Control). I can do it on Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop: But on Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS I cannot seem to do it ...
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Can not change profile of sound card in Ubuntu 16.04

I have a PC built on Asus Rog Rampage V Edition 10 running Ubuntu 16.04. This PC has 2 sound card modules with several outputs and inputs e.g. analogue stereo and digigal S/PDIF: $ pactl list short ...
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Output sound device changes automatically in Clementine

I am using Clementine 1.2 on Kubuntu 14.04. I have the default sound card set to my USB headphones but I have Clementine set to use the HDMI output via pavucontrol. While playing from a playlist, when ...
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I can only choose proper sound output through pavucontrol, how to fix this?

Update: i may have found workaround, see at the end. I have confirmed this behavior with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and Ubuntu 17.10 on my machine. My soundcard and pulseaudio work fine, but the only way to ...
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Stream all audio FROM my android phone TO pulseaudio

I have seen a lot of apps and solutions online to receive audio from a desktop to an android phone. I also know how to stream audio from one desktop to another, using paprefs and pavucontrol. What I ...
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Volume keys stop working when I switch audio outputs

I'm using pavucontrol to swap between my sound card and my USB DAC. Whenever I change my output device - the volume keys no longer control the audio volume. Here is my .i3/config file bindsym ...
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Audio source not appearing in pulseaudio but playing over headphone jack

I use a headset with internal USB sound card running on Ubuntu 16.04 with KDE 5.5 and Firefox 56.0 (64-bit). Recently playing music using the Amazon Music web player stopped working. Using the same ...
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change soundcard profile with pactl instead pavucontrol

I have a media center (Asrock Nvidia ION330) server with Ubuntu 16.04. It runs Kodi and is connected to my TV through an HDMI cable. The PC has more audio outputs, like stereo jack and iec958 ...
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Built-in mic does not work in Ubuntu Mate 16.04

Problem: The built-in microphone does not work (sound recording, Skype, Video conferencing apps, etc.). Although all the apps recognize the built-in microphone as "Built-in analog stereo", none of ...
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Microphone isn't working (Kubuntu 17.04)

Hello! I have a lot of troubles with microphone - it doesn't work on my laptop ASUS x556U I tried testing in several sites What shall i do? OR How to solve (from what i should start searching) Thx in ...
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Analog Audio doesnt work

Just installed 16.04, the front audio jacks don't work. When I looked into Pavucontrol, saw that it was set on Digital Stereo IEC958. Changing it to Analog Output works, except it always says ...
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Microphone is playing back my internal audio Ubuntu 16.04

There's a problem with my input device (internal mic), is getting my internal audio instead of external source. When I play music or any audio the input values move like showed in the linked image ...
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How to choose my graphic cards as a source in pavu control if it is not listed?

my system: ubuntu 16.04 suite nvidia gtx 1050 ti Usually when I run a newly installed program, it has no sound. However, this is simply fixed, I just run it and open the pavu-controll to select as ...
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Lubuntu sound settings from sound applet

I configured a Lubuntu 16.04 system for a friend. While configuring we wanted to change sound settings. We clicked on the Lubuntu sound applet and on sound settings but nothing opened. I remeber that ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not switching automatically to headphones [duplicate]

every time the OS starts, the headphones are detected in pavucontrol, however I need to select them manually. Is there a way to automatize this process?
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pavucontrol, pulseaudio “home directory not accessible: permission denied”

Within the Ubuntu 14.04 GUI terminal (using TightVNC java viewer from a Mac), I can't seem to get out of root# and enter the user$ directory in order to start pulseaudio and/or pavucontrol... ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 not detecting when headphones are plugged

My Ubuntu doesn't recognize when the headphones are plugged in. If I go to pavucontrol and switch the output to "Headphones(unplugged)" it works perfectly whoever it doesn't detect them automatically. ...
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How can the volume of a program be set to louder than 153%?

I'm dealing with a video that has very quiet but intact audio. I want to increase the volume of VLC a lot so that the audio can be heard. In pavucontrol, I can raise the volume of VLC from 100% to 153%...
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My sound stop working in Ubuntu 16.04

My sound stopped working few days ago and for what I could see online it seems to be the problem that many people have with Ubuntu 16.04. I don't have any clue of what could have caused that. My ...
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Mic problems with Analogue Stereo Duplex

Ubuntu Unity 16.04 Toshiba Chromebook 2 I'm trying to get my mic working, either external or internal. There is no input sound available within settings and no internal external mic option within ...
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Remove grey border around pavucontrol in 16.04 [closed]

This issue is best illustrated with an image: As you can see above there is a grey border around the actual contents of the application. What I've tried thus far is to modify the contents of .config/...
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Microphone input volume too low in Cheese, Ubuntu 14.04

Microphone volume is too low to be heard in Cheese and Skype but works ok when I record with Audacity and when I do this: vlc pulse:// I dual-boot Windows 10 and the microphone works ok in Skype on ...