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S/PDIF is a digital audio interconnect

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How does the GNome Alsa Mixer Work with my settings - How do the settings work?

Can someone advise how the Gnome Alsa Mixer settings work. in conjunction with the standard System Setting in 18.04. There are the mixer controls which are weird the Mute buttons, which seem to do ...
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No SPDIF output through sound card

I built a PC to serve as a home media center, and for sound opted for a asus xonar ae sound card. I tested it with the analog outputs and everything seemed fine. But when I tried to use s/pdif output ...
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IEC958 (S/PDIF) not working

I can't get my IEC958 output working. The optical wire is physically connected to a powered 192KHz DAC via my sound card: ツ sudo lspci |grep -i audio 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 7 ...
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Alsamixer S/PDIF Volume [00]

I am trying to get my digital output to work. In alsamixer my S/PDIF is on but no frame around and I can't regulate the volume. Is it maby not activated or is my digital input on and output of? Specs:...
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Dell XPS 15 9560 digital (S/PDIF) audio output via 3.5mm jack?

For the life of me I cannot find documentation stating one way or another if S/PDIF output is possible on the Dell XPS 15 9560 via the 3.5mm jack. I've been working under the assumption that it is ...
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HDMI audio disabled after resuming from sleep

Whenever I resume my Ubuntu 17.04 from sleep the HDMI audio output is disabled, and audio has defaulted to the SP-DIF output. I always have to run pavucontrol or go into sound settings to re-select ...
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no S/PDIF audio

I am unable to get any S/PDIF audio out of a machine running KDE on Ubuntu 16.04 The machine is dual boot, in windows the S/PDIF and HDMI audio both work fine. In Linux S/PDIF audio does not work ...
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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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Make PulseAudio (or alsa, …) recognize 3.5 as input (& not headphones)

I want to record my guitar by connecting the 6.3 output of my amp or pedal to the 3.5 audio (preferably S/PDIF if that's superior) input/output of my LapTop on Ubuntu 17.04. I got the required cable ...
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Use a DTS Connect enabled sound card in Ubuntu

I recently bought a DTS Connect enabled sound card (Asus Xonar DS). I plugged it in and connected it to my AV via SPDIF. Stereo sound works and pass-through via VLC works too. The problem is that ...
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How do I stop audio clicking/popping over SPDIF?

Here's a recording of what my audio output sounds like. I am using a USB sound card identified as C-Media Electronics, Inc. CM106 Like Sound Device which is outputed over optical SPDIF to a Denon 5.1 ...
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Ubuntu SPDIF input not working

I bought this product , The problem is the SPDIF input not working Linux 4.4.0-28-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jun 24 10:09:13 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lspci | grep -i audio 00:03.0 ...
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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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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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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 (This ...
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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 ...