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I'm looking into building a media server that will output to 2 channels. I'd like to use Ubuntu however, if there's a better alternative, I'd be open to using it.

I'd have 2 audio and video cards for output and what I'm interested in knowing is if there's a way to set the audio output to a specific card per application or workspace. Is there an easy way of doing this?

Thank you for any advice you may have.

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Install and run pavucontrol, then you can redirect streams on a per-application basis.

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