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    Loud pop and then noise when using headphones

    I've had this problem occur on every single distro that I tried. I have a realtek sound card in my asus g551vw, but am using the drivers from intel (kernel) since the ones from realtek are ancient (2018) and use an even older kernel (there is a warning to only use kernel 3.18 or LOWER ?? is that...
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    Microphone Static Noise ALC269VC

    While recording audio there is static noise. Tried with internal microphone and multiple external microphones no luck. Device/Soundcard/ALSA information : http://alsa-project.org/db/?f=9c1746c5957b0ce72ff9cfffa312e97d14baf785 What I've tried : Microphone boost and volume options. DMA...
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    Kernel sometimes mistakes my PC speaker for a buzzer

    I have recently uninstalled PulseAudio and opted to use ALSA by itself for Linux sound. The reason was mainly to remove Polkit from my machine, because I didn't feel like I needed it yet it was a dependency for many programs on my computer. However, afterwards I noticed that there are random...
  4. clogwog

    match audio with video

    I have some usb cameras that have also a microphone onboard. I would like to find the card/device ( for an alsa hw adddress) with the right camera automatically (once i know how to link them) ls /dev/video* /dev/video0 /dev/video1 v4l2-ctl --list-devices UVC Camera (046d:0825)...
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    [SOLVED] please help! libkmod error on boot

    for the pas couple of days I'm booting on linux mint 20.1 and getting this error: libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:656 kmod_config_parse: /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf line 44: ignoring bad line starting with options libkmod: ERROR ../libkmod/libkmod-config.c:656 kmod_config_parse...
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    [Solved] Pulseaudio randomly switches audio device

    Hi, when I open spotify or open a youtube video, pulseaudio forgets my current audio device and changes it to another one (In most cases the onboard audio. My main headset is connected to an amp over USB). It has worked flawlessly before with that amp. When I deactivate all devices except my...
  7. Linuxembourg

    Alsa/Pulseaudio - Some General Questions / Is it me (soundcard) or is it pulse?

    I have seen the pinned thread regarding what to do in case of no sound, and restarting pulseaudio works fine for me. As does the much longer process of rebooting that I was previously undertaking. However I have a few related questions to alsa/pulse. I don't really want to ask on SE as there...
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    Overrun when using arecord for extended periods

    I have built a radio streamer/recorder with Node.js (repo here). This program will need to stream/record audio input 24/7, but I am having trouble running it for extended periods (see issue). I use the node "mic" package to stream from my audio input with arecord; and after some debugging, I...
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    Ubuntu 20.04 fresh install microphone not working

    Hey guys, My microphone is not working. I know it's fine since it works on another OS. I posted a question here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/1243768/ubuntu-20-04-microphone-not-working
  10. JasKinasis

    Audio using dummy device....

    Here's a heads up about an unusual audio related problem I finally fixed on my laptop the other day (running Debian Testing). A couple of weeks ago I had my laptop plugged into one of our TV's via the HDMI port and had all of my audio routed through the TV so my wife and I could watch some...
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    How to configure alsa devices for USB Audio interface

    I have an ESI NeOn Audio/Midi interface with 4 input and 2 output channels. The device is old but audio out and midi seems to work with alsa/jack. However subdevices are not recognized and so I cannot use eg. Mic in to capture audio. Is there a way to manually configure alsa to see the card's...
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