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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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Can not get sound over HDMI in Kubuntu 9.10

I have used a HDMI cable to connect my LCD (which is connected with my speakers) with my Nvidia 275 GTX graphics card. I can not get the sound output to work. The hardware itself is working probably - ...
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New headset, cannot find boot option

I have a new void headset, but I am having the issue where the driver signature cannot be verified. I tried the general solution which is pressing f8 to disable the signature command in the bios setup,...
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Headphone jack broke and trying to force the speakers

My headphones jack is broken inside of my laptop. I need to replace it but can't now. I used to listen from my computer from both headphones and speakers, but I opened up my laptop today and I couldn'...
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Matching filenames of different types, mirroring file structure, batch renaming

Ok, I have been searching for a way to do this for sometime. Here we go: I'm a DJ - I use .MP3 for personal listening, .WAV for performances. I get a song in .mp3 format, clean the file name to "...
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Windows 10 custom startup/login/unlock sounds not playing correctly

I am running the latest version of windows 10 (clean install + update a few days ago), and I am trying to set my startup/shutdown, login/logoff, and unlock sounds to be the windows XP startup and ...
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debian 8 usb headset mic not working

I have a fresh debian 8 install, with mate desktop, I am using Logintech H390 USB headset, the sound works fine, the microphone input driver is available but sound recording it's not recording ...
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Laptop audio through headphones is briefly through both ears before switching to one ear

Any pair of headphones I plug into my laptop's audio jack only has the audio come through its right side. I've read this thread and tried all of the tests mentioned in the original post to confirm ...
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Razer Dark Shark issue with microphone noise and IPhone incompatibility

Ηello I own a Razer Dark Shark headset. Ever since I bought it, I have issues with the microphone which makes a very loud and anoying noise with the slightest of movement. For instance, when I'm ...
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Strange Windows 8 and 10 issue

I'm having a strange issue on both Windows 8 and Windows 10. I think it might be to do with services not responding properly. Here are my symptoms: Sound delay/lag. Every sound plays with a slight ...
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Disable windows 10 volume control

This has got to be the most annoying addition in Windows 10. Half the time it covers the back button in some browser or bookmark. What's worse is when there's a fullscreen application running. ...
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Recoding volume very low when using RHA MA750i headset with Microsoft's Surface Book

I have an RHA MA750i headset which work perfectly as a headset with my Android phone, and to listen to music on my Core i7 Surface Book. However, when using them with Skype or Skype for Business on my ...
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ap-linux in a vm, does this make sense?

AudioPhile Linux, a distro tailor made to play audio has interested me. However I don't consider it desktop-grade and I don't have a spare machine to use it with. Does it make sense to run audio-...
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VXMBA bm-700 microphone low sound

My english is not the greatest, but I hope you can still catch what I'm trying to say. I recently bought a new desktop microphone for my pc, but When I was talking to my friends in skype they could ...
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Low Latency Audio Streaming

I'm trying to stream audio from a microphone using FFmpeg over a network to VLC, but I haven't been able to get the latency below about half a second, which is unacceptable for my purpose. I've been ...
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Zorin OS 11 Lite, No Sound Driver

Hello! I have an problem with Zorin OS 11 Lite, Fresh installation, and i can hear sound only with my Headphones! An Screenshot Here. Alsa, Installed. PulseAudio, Installed. kubanezi@AHG-CREW:~$ ...
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Why isn't the mic volume and receiving volume working?

When I join a group call, host a group call, or call the Echo/Sound Test Service my mic starts to increase in volume as I speak and the volume of my friends is maxed out. I can't lower it. The ...
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No audio after pausing and resuming Netflix, Hulu and Media Center Windows 7

I just built myself a home theater to use with netflix, hulu, and windows media center. Whenever I pause netflix, hulu or a recorded show in MC and then resume play, there is no sound. If I resume ...
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Imporove voice track in video files mp4 and mkv

Often the voices in a movie or serial will be drowned out by loud music or background noise, often this is deliberate on the part of the studio thinking it improves the drama or what ever. but for the ...
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Music loses quality when playing at the same time

well the problem is that when i play a steam game for example, i usually listen to the radio, i use VLC for this, it works perfectly until i open the game. When i open the game apparently looks like ...
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There is no enhancement tab for sound of my windows 10

My laptop with Windows 10 pre-installed has a relatively low volume, and I just found out that there is no enhancement tab when I went to the properties of the sound. Could anyone please tell me what ...
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random popping sound from subwoofer even when muted or booting; audio sometimes cuts out; headphones still work

I dual boot Ubuntu 15 and Windows 10, and I have been having audio issues for a couple of weeks now in both OSs and even sometimes during boot before either OS starts. My laptop's subwoofer makes a ...
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Sound from radio to sound card's S/PDIF In isn't detected

When I had Linux Mint 17.1 KDE installed, I would capture music (using Ocenaudio – couldn't get Audacity to record) from an external Internet radio player / DAC to the computer's Xonar D2 sound card's ...
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Laptop automatically forcing sound to mono when two programs try to output sound simultaneously

I own a Acer Aspire VN7-591G (or Nitro black edition) running Windows 8.1 and, more often than not, I play video games while listening to music with iTunes. But there is a problem when doing so: my ...
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PC based wireless audio receiver (…bluetooth?)

The idea: Having one stationary PC+speakers able to receive and play audio from any mobile devices that come and go (android / laptops). One at a time, just have the PC work as remote speakers. My ...
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How to keep sound on remote when using xfreerdp remote desktop connection?

I'm using xfreerdp on my Linux (Fedora 23) desktop to make a remote desktop connection to my company-issued windows laptop. How do I leave the sound enabled on the laptop so that the headset ...
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Realtek HD audio manager not starting

I suddenly noticed only my left speaker was working. So I tried sound trouble shooting and I believe I opted to use windows default sound driver and the realtek program closed. Now I figured my right ...
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Locate and remove audio device kext (Virtual DJ)

I try to uninstall VirtualDJ software from a macbook pro running El Capitan, following instructions delivered by both official site and users forums -> delete app in application folder delete ...
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Microphone boost makes noise through headphones

When my microphone boost is turned up (+30.0 dB), I can hear my recording clearly, but I hear a noise in my headphones, but when it's lowered (+20.0 dB) the noise is unnoticable, but I can barely hear ...
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Play phone's audio through GNU/Linux server over bluetooth

I'd like to let my phone play its music via my home-server's speakers. This home-server is a headless OrangePi box running Debian (and with a bluetooth dongle in one of its USB ports). I followed ...
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Prevent AVCONV from upgrading A/V quality

I am trying to convert all video files of different formats and qualities into one semi-standard format. Thankfully avconv makes this reasonably easy. This is the command that I am using: IFS=$'\n'; ...
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Totally automatic Bluetooth connection to Windows 7 Laptop

I have seen similar questions but nothing exactly describing my problem. I have a dell Inspiron laptop running Windows 7. Recently, I bought a set of IWANTIT ISBT10013 wireless Bluetooth speakers. ...
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Sound becomes quiet when launching games/apps

Everytime I launch an app like Skype, or any game, the sound becomes extremely quiet and poor quality. I've seen all the other questions about this topic, but none of the answers there helped. OS: ...
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Stuttering sound, Cinnamon Mint 17.3, Dell Dimension T3500

This overpowered six-Xeon, 12GB ECC machine with Cinnamon Mint 17.3 installed on two 7200 rpm Barracudas (160GB and 1TB), suffers from s-s-s-severe stuttering sound playback. Chipset: Intel X58+ ICH10....
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Stream audio/video over RTSP with VLC?

I have a camera module (noIR) and USB mic attached to my raspberry pi. I'm trying to setup a RTSP streaming video/audio so I can observe the feed from another system on my network. So far, I've been ...
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Streaming audio and video to VLC with ffmpeg and ffserver

I'm trying to set up a webcam with a raspberry pi 2 that I can view from VLC media player on another computer. I followed the tutorial here to get video only working, but his other tutorial that ...
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Delay before audio playback starts with digital speakers (Windows 7/8/10)

Windows seems to have a problem with digital audio output (using coaxial/optical outputs) where the audio output goes to "sleep" when not in use and takes a moment to cut back in. I have experienced ...
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Computer freezes with buzzing noise

I've recently build a new computer (few weeks back), for virtualization aswell for gaming. But the past 2 nights while gaming the computer freezes with a loud noise coming through my speakers. It ...
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Audio output comes through my input device

Whilst using Skype/TS all of my computers outputs are being sent as my input. What I've tried so far: Turning it on and off again Disabling sound mixer Uninstalling realtek Made sure my ...
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Windows 10: Bluetooth headset's media play button doesn't work

I have a JBL E40BT Bluetooth headset. It comes with media controls on the left ear cup, a play/pause button, and a volume up and down (previous and next track is handled by three and two fast presses ...
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How to pad all audio in Windows 10?

I am using Windows 10. When using headphones I have to keep the volume at 2-3% to prevent my ears from being blown out. I would like more control than this, however. Is it possible to pad all sounds ...
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Macbook headphones disabled after inactivity in Windows 10

Setup: Macbook Pro retina 2015 (force touch) Windows 10 installed through Boot Camp 6 Cirrus Logic CS4208 (AB123) sound card, driver correctly installed When I plug in my headphones, they are ...
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Is there a way to continue playback when the screen is turned off?

I seem to have kind of the opposite problem as the one described in this question. I am running foobar2000 (1.3.9) on my Windows 10 convertible laptop. When the screen turns off, either because the ...
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Difference between “Realtek Digital Input” and “Stereo Mix”

When trying to record sound through CamStudio on Windows Vista, I found that I had to change the recording device to from "Realtek Digital Input" to "Stereo Mix". (Control Panel>sound>Recording>Show ...
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Windows 10 Pro master volume control for USB DAC

I have upgraded my computer sound system to a external USB DAC (NAD 3020: http://nadelectronics.com/products/digital-music/D-3020-Hybrid-Digital-Amplifier ). While I was using my old system, that was ...
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Windows 7 + bluetooth headphones sound plays just from 1 application

I have bluetooth speakers (Bluedio Revolution). Everything works fine if I use just 1 application but if I start another one then the sound can play only 1 source of sound. For example: I am listening ...
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Debian Unstable x64: ALSA equalizer plugin unavailable to i386 applications, no sound

I'm running Debian Unstable x64, but sometime use legacy applications or games that are only available in i386. With plain ALSA (there's only so much PulseAudio a sane person can take), i386 ...
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Does converting from DTS-HD MA to AC3 lead to lower quality versus extracting the DTS core?

DTS Core is 1.5 mbps, AC-3 is 640 kbps, but I heard that AC-3 is much more efficient than DTS and that DTS at 1.5 mbps equals AC-3 at 640. However, if the source is DTS-HD MA, extracting the DTS core ...