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Remote Desktop: Streaming audio on both computer

When I connect to my other computer using rdp, I have three choices: listen audio from my remote desktop, listen audio to my client computer, or don't listen to audio at all. But I'd like the audio ...
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Recording microphone jack in Ubuntu

Greetings, I'm attempting to record Live TV from a TV capture card to FLV files with FFmpeg. When I first started on this project 2 weeks ago I was expecting something quit simple. Yet, so far I've ...
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No Audio Output Device is installed

this is an intermitent problem in my Sony Vaio model PCG-5K1L. I keep on getting a "No Audio Output Device is installed" when hovering my loudspeaker icon in Windows Vista. I have tried System >> ...
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Making volume display not show up on screen when using logitech video

Making volume display not show up on screen when using logitech video I have a Logitech camera that I use with Gmail chat. When camera is active and working. Whenever a sound is loud enough to be ...
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Converting file to PCM using SoX

I am using SoX. A-Law, 8000 Hz, 64 Kbps, mono Is the format I need What I tried: input -c 1 -r 8000 output It is not working for me, please advise. I get the file output, it's just not ...
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XPS L502x with external DellST2210 24“ LCD which won't play sound, while external ASUS VH242H 24” LCD will

MY CONFIGURATION I have an XPS L502x hooked up to 2 external monitors: Dell ST2210 connected via to my only HDMI port no adapters on either end of the cable HDMI cable from back of laptop to HDMI ...
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Advanced Audio Output Managing Windows 7?

I was wondering if there either an upgrade to the basic windows utilities (ideally a gadget) or some other program to quickly and easily manipulate audio settings/output. I'll give some examples of ...
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C:\System Volume Information\_restore{6E3D25DD-2E98-4D88-BAA4-DA84E0DB2D6D}\RP126

After running disk space analyser , I found a large folder on C labeled :C:\System Volume Information_restore{6E3D25DD-2E98-4D88-BAA4-DA84E0DB2D6D}\RP126 . and it occupy a big space on the partition . ...
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Conversion from MP4 to WAV results in desync with FFmpeg, but not when using VLC

Converstion to .wav from .mp4 video causes a desynchronization when the conversion is done with FFmpeg, but not when with VLC. I've been trying to figure this out for days now and any help is greatly ...
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De-esser for Windows 8 audio output?

Lately I've been watching a lot of lectures online, but a good amount of them hurt my ears because of how sharp the professor pronounces any words containing "s". This is a very recognized problem for ...
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Audio/Video Doing weird things, with new Connections

I have a Logitech G430 USB headset, and whenever I seem to plug in a USB with things on it, or with nothing on it, I will get the Ping of a new connection then ALL audio shuts off. Not only that, if I ...
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Disable audio output to DisplayPort device

I'm on OSX 10.9.2 using a Samsung SA850 Display connected to the DisplayPort of my MBP 15" Late 2012 Model. All seems fine, but there is a problem with Audio. Generally, whenever the display goes to ...
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Adobe Flash Player has only half sound

When recently watching a video on youtube, I noticed that the audio seemed quieter than it should be. This is because, for some reason, Windows has limited Flash Player to half of the system volume. ...
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Stream windows audio over network and send back mic sound

I am a little lost as to how I go about implementing this kind of setup... We use SIP Softphones in our office, I would like to be able to, from another computer on the network, listen into the call ...
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Pulseaudio Windows Server and Debian (Linux) Client?

I am using pulseaudio to use a single set of speakers for both pc's on my desktop. I am using windows as a server and have used the following tutorials to set it up: parseq setting up pulseaudio 1.0 ...
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PowerPoint not embedding whole music clip

I'm creating a PowerPoint presentation in which I must include a 30 second sound file. It's not important whether or not the file is embedded or linked, as the presentation will be local, but no ...
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Windows 8 won't output stereo sound

I have two sets of stereo speakers. Speakers on my desk and a pair of headphones. The speakers are connected to a port on the back and the headphones are connected to a USB port on the front. ...
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How to enable “Stereo mix” on windows 7

My current setup allowed me to have a "stereo mix" recording device back when i used windows XP, so I know its not a hardware issue. But it doesn't show up in the list of recording devices anymore. ...
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MP3's lag and jitter regardless of the player I use

I am having a great deal of difficulty in finding a solution to my problem. When I play music on my PC it seems to lag and stutter or jitter every few minutes... it's as if I am using a turntable and ...
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Windows 8 not picking up mic sound

I have been using an older logitech headset and both the sound and mic had been working perfectly. I purchased a new turtle beach headset and somewhere around this time the mic stopped picking up ...
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Rear audiojack not working with any audio device (need for headphones)

I'm having some trouble with my audio here. My old headphone jack broke inside the front audio input (I've long since given up on fixing that) so I'm merely trying to use another set of headphones in ...
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Do not allow windows applications to take control of the master volume keys?

I have a volume wheel on my keyboard which I LOVE, however it annoys me when certain applications such as the youtube player and some videogames take control of the keyboard volume input and don't let ...
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Noise from the graphic card filtered in the hdmi output

I got a brand new PC mounted with a Nvidia GTX 780 ti. It is conected to the screen with an HDMI wire, and there is also a pair of speakers conected to the screen, so I get the sound from the graphic ...
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Streaming, VAC and Gamecom 780

I'm streaming various games and I used VAC to direct the sound from Skype to the headphones so the FFSplit only picks up Line 1. Worked wonders. Now though, I moved onto the Gamecom 780's which use ...
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FFmpeg audio and video out of sync

I know there's a ton of questions on here about video and audio being out of sync when using ffmpeg, however I couldn't find a single one that solved my problem, so I'm hoping you all can help. I'm ...
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How can I hear music through my notebook speakers when the earphones are plugged in

I have HP folio 13-1020us with original windows 7. When the earphones are plugged in. music played on the web goes to the earphones. I want it to go to the speakers. I know its possible because when ...
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HDMI audio stops working randomly

Problem : Audio output stops working randomly, more exactly you can hear bits of it sometimes. It is like an audio drop-out that could happen on a very old PC when the CPU is at 100% CPU, being so ...
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Thumbnails for audio files just like in Unity?

I really like Unity audio thumbnails. Is there any way I can preview audio files like this in Windows explorer or Total Commander ?
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Java Exclusive MIDI usage workaround?

I'm using a java applet, Jalmus to be specific, that implements MIDI usage. Whenever Jalmus is running, MIDI Input works (Midi Out doesn't but I don't need that) however, when attempting to connect ...
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Why does play/pause on my Bluetooth headset not work with Spotify on Windows 8.1?

In Windows 8 (8.1 specifically) the play/pause button on my Sennheiser Bluetooth A2DP headphones does not play or pause Spotify. The track skip buttons work, but not the play/pause button. Windows 8 ...
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Audio not work via /etc/init.d/xdm

gentoo linux 3.10.17 Display Manager: lightdm 1.9.5 Window Manager : dwm # file: /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf session-wrapper=/etc/lightdm/Xsession autologin-user=jeremy autologin-user-timeout=0 The ...
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Flash player in firefox doesn't update playback device without a refresh

In firefox, while a video (flash player) is playing, I cannot immediately change the playback device. After I set the new playback device, the video continues playing in the previous one, and a ...
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Windows 8 Sounds

When I use YouTube, and go to a different tab, the sound gets turned down (partially muted). I can manually turn the volume up, but it's very annoying to need to do this every time I switch away from ...
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HDMI Audio stops when turn off monitor

I have a new MSI GX70 and when I listen to music on it I like to hook up the HDMI to my sound system and turn off the monitor but unlike all my previous machines when I press the display off button ...
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New Laptop Win XP Audio driver and alternatives

I'm looking for an alternative on how to make audio work on a laptop with XP that probably has no audio driver available: I installed Win XP on a new Packard Bell Easy Note TE11BZ laptop for a ...
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Can you move applications to arbitrary sound output devices on Windows 7?

I have 2 apps that make sound and my PC is connected to a TV via HDMI. I want one of the apps to output sound to the PC speakers and the other to the TV speakers. How can I do that please?
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Analyze audio (live or recorded) for a specific sound and increment a timer

I am looking for a way to estimate the amount of time a specific individual spends typing everyday, this individual types extremely loud so catching the audio of the keyboard strokes isn't a problem, ...
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Use laptop microphone when headset is plugged in, not use headset mic

I have a Razer Kraken Pro headset with a microphone, but want to be able to use the internal laptop microphone when I have the headset plugged in. When I unplug my headset, the internal microphone ...
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Fedora set capture device to demorse

I'm using a program called demorse (official page is down a the time of this writing). On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS it works fine when I run it like this: $ demorse -phw:0 That means: Use hw:0 as DSP ...
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how to set up multiple speakers?

I have a pair of active studio speakers and I am looking to add a subwoofer and later 2 more speakers for. I am looking for simpler ways to connect/control the speakers to a computer. The way I ...
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Making a multisession with protected file formats

I have done a multisession burning and have done the following steps: In Disk Utility, I have created a 256-bit encrypted CD/DVD master and have left the CD-R for future appends. In Toast Titanium, ...
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Echo cancel and noise reduction - how to use WebRTC echo cancel engine with VLC, Gstreamer, Mplayer, FFmpeg?

How to use WebRTC echo cancel with VLC, Gstreamer, Mplayer, FFmpeg? e.g: vlc alsa://plughw:0,0 gst-launch-0.10 alsasrc device=hw:0 ! autoaudiosink arecord -D hw:0 -r 44100 -c 2 -f S16_LE | aplay ...
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linux mint VIA sound issue

So I installed linux Mint 15 "Olivia" 64 bit on my Mecer W550EU laptop I have HD Audio with a VIA chipset charles-W55xEU charles # lsmod | grep snd snd_hda_codec_hdmi 36913 1 snd_hda_codec_via ...
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Use an audio/video file from a Linux laptop via USB to be played by Magic Sing ET-23H

I am one of the technical directors of a regular karaoke contest event. For the karaoke contest itself, due to tight budget, we are using what one of the sponsors are providing - Magic Sing ET-23H . ...
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Is there a way to change the default sound volume on startup in windows?

I've got a Creative X-Fi Titanium running on Windows 8, which works great, but the drivers have this weird quirk where it sets my headphones volume at 30% every time I boot if I have fast boot ...
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Sennheiser PC360 Microphone Suddenly Stopped Working

Just recently, my Sennheiser PC360's microphone stopped working. Yesterday Night, it was working 100% fine. Muting correctly, un-muting, volume boosting, etc. I woke up this morning, and got into a ...
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Catch headset pause/play keypresses in Windows

I have a new Ultrabook which has single audio jack for input and output instead for separate 3.5 mm jacks we used to have on older machines. The jack is probably similar to American Audio Jack ...
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How do you connect or disconnect bluetooth devices on Windows 8.1?

I have a handful of bluetooth speakers paired to my computer, but after having updated to Windows 8.1, I can't seem to open their dedicated window from the Devices and Printers section of the control ...
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n68 s-ucc front panel audio

I have a motherboard asrock n68 s-ucc, and i need a hand identifying which pins on the board to connect my front audio header connectors to. On the connectors I have: double connector: GND and MIC ...
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Bluetooth wireless headphone multiple audios

Is there a means to get two applications audio to a Bluetooth wireless device simultaneously? I have a news app running and I am on Skype at the same time. I currently can only get one of the audios ...