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How can I deliberately create and echo in my headset's microphone? [closed]

As odd as it may seem, I actually want someone I'm communicating with via VoIP (namely Skype) to hear what I'm hearing out of my headset's speakers. Is there a program that will allow me to do this ...
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Cannot get audio input of Soundblaster HD working

I have a Creative Soundblaster HD which has a RCA output and a RCA/Phono input. I have connected my smartphone with the audio input of the USB soundcard and the RCA output of it is connected with my ...
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MPD remote audio using Alsa and nmcpcpp

>Trying to configure mpd >have 2 laptops >one is upstairs(shall be refered to as A), runs linux mint xfce edition but using cinnamon >other is downstairs(B) runs arch My goal is to have mpd running ...
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Transferring smart TV's audio to bluetooth headset [closed]

I am having LG 32LB5820 smart TV and Nokia BH 121 & byte corseca dm5710bt headset. I want to stream my TV's audio to my headphones. I am quite unsure what should I be looking for. I thought I need ...
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Kali Linux No Sound

Basically I misstakenly removed alsa config because of this guide http://hackerzelite.blogspot.in/2014/03/fix-sound-driver-on-kali-linux.html . And there is no sound icon now, as well no sound. But ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI for audio and VGA for video on one computer?

I have a professional Yamaha home theater system that I plug up to my windows 7 pc (via HDMI) for playing audio. My tv is broken and I can only use my monitor to display video. This monitor does not ...
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Muting inactive programs

It seems to be a regular occurrence for the game developers that made any given one of the games I run to not mute their program when the program is minimized. Is there a setting in Windows to force ...
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Windows Audio stopping intermittently

Every 35 minutes approx. my audio ceases working and I must restart the audio service (net stop audiosrv) in order to get it working again for a while, it's driving me nuts, especially because all the ...
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Volume Icon disappears in win 7

The Volume Icon occasionally disappears in win 7. It does not seem to be caused by any one operation. How can I fix this?
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Automatically reconnect to Bluetooth speaker

I have two laptops, one runs windows 8.1 (Lenovo) and one runs windows 7 (Dell). I have a Bluetooth speaker: ...
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How to stream audio and capture at the same time

I would like to save the mp3 that is being stream to the local file for archival purposes. I'm using the following line in my bash script to stream audio from a USB audio device to my icecast ...
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Can't hear any sound with headphones windows, but can in ubuntu

I have a (Dual booted) Dell Inspiron N5110 with IDT High Definition Audio CODEC and Windows 7. In Windows 7, I can hear sound from the speakers, but when I plug headphones in, I can't hear anything ...
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Can't view videos on Ubuntu from handycam

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04, and I uploaded a few videos to my Ubuntu from an HDR-CX240 Handycam, but every time I try to view my videos, the audio only plays for a few seconds and stops, while the video ...
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How to configure qjackctl to combine output from mplayer and rakarrack? (“Audio device got stuck!”)

If I launch rakarrack (without jack qjackctl), I do get sound output to my speakers from the guitar input. However, if I try to launch mplayer, to be able to play along a song, it gives "Audio device ...
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Microphone volume gets low after while

The volume on my USB microphone (Sennheiser pc363d) gets really low after a random time interval. (My friends on skype says the volume on my mic is so low you can barely hear it, although it isn't ...
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Broadcasting without 3rd party services

I have Winamp and Shoutcast. But how do I broadcast it to my website/server with out any 3rd party services?
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Getting multiple simultaneous audio outputs from a computer

Brief: My laptop has a 3.5mm audio output jack and I've attached 2 usb sound cards to it. This would avail 3 playback devices on the computer. Is there a way (with any OS - windows/ubuntu/mac) that ...
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Use speakerphone as computer speaker

I have a ShoreTel 230 speakerphone sitting on my desk. I just discovered that I can play back voicemails (via Outlook 2003) on the phone's speaker without needing to touch the phone. Now I'm ...
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How to mix in musical background while speaking in a Google-hangout? [closed]

I use Hangouts to make a online radio broadcast. I would like to add some music to my voice during the broadcast (insert a jingle, etc.) How to mix in some music on the background of a hangout?
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How to synchronise duplicate RTP streaming with VLC?

I would like to use VLC in order to stream an audio file from a server to several clients over an IP network. Both the server and the clients are running Linux. Here is my try for two clients: Server ...
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Why does my USB port make a beep when connected to my cell phone?

I have various Android devices when I connect my devices to my PC, why USB port makes beep even I am listing songs beep keeps coming from headphones. Specially when I transfer some data beep makes ...
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Send out audio only with HDMI from an AMD Radeon Video Card

Recently just got a 4K monitor, in order to use 4K@60Hz, I have to connect it with a DP cable but also I connect my computer to a AV receiver via HDMI cable - apparently I don't need video over HDMI ...
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How does windows 8.1 route the HDMI 5.1 audio data routed to nvidia display card

I would like to understand the whole data flow of 5.1 sound data from a software application to the final output HDMI port. Let's make a very simple scenario. A simple windows 8.1 program, uses some ...
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Simultaneously record microphone and speakers

Ok, I know this has been asked multiple times on every website imaginable but I've still never been able to get an actual answer, so I'm hoping my asking this won't be a waste of time. I have a ...
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Remote Audio (mstsc) stops working after physical replugging

The RDP session is established using a ThinClient (running Win8.1) which connects to a remote VM (running Win8.1) using mstsc (Microsoft's Remote Desktop Connection). Mstsc is properly configured to ...
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Adaptor for a Mic Headset with a telephone-like connector (6P6C, RJ11, RJ12…)

I have got a bunch (15+) of old headsets with microphones that use a 6P6C connector, (like those RJ11 for telephone lines but with 6 contacts). I would like to use them for a computer classroom ...
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Windows 8 Annoying System Beep Sound

I use ConEmu and R programming REPL. Problem with this beautiful setup is that windows 8 starts making annoying beeping sounds I googled and found that many people solved this by devmgmt.msc -> show ...
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audio volume sounds not balanced

I just noticed when I plugged my headphones to my acer laptop the volume on the right side is a little lower than the left side. I checked the volume setting in control pannel and the balanced is in ...
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how to play audio from android to Windows 8.1 PC over bluetooth?

I am looking for a way to stream any audio from any app or music source from my samsung galaxy s4 to my windows 8.1 computer. All suggestions in similar threads did not work. I can only stream music ...
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What kind of server specs are needed for streaming audio from a web server? [closed]

I am working on a podcast website right now and am wondering if someone can help me out with some numbers for server load. Right now I have a cheap server from Digital Ocean: 512MBMemory 1 ...
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What hardware makes this sound? [closed]

As its title is "I.B.M." and this album was released in 1978, obviously it's some kind of ancient computer, but I'm really curiuos, what exactly this is: http://youtu.be/5amEt8d6Qk0. Is it the IBM ...
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How is mpeg interleaved?

I need to know after how many frames of video the audio part starts for an mpeg file. So for example, first there are 5 frames of video and after that there are 10 audio samples. This would be ...
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ffmpeg atempo filter not working

When I run the following: ffmpeg -i input.mp3 -filter:a "atempo=2.0" -vn output.mp3 I expect output.mp3 to be twice as fast (and half the length) of input.mp3, but it is exactly the same speed and ...
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Linux: how to convert multi-mp3-audiobooks with appropriate cuesheets?

I have several audiobooks in MP3 format, which are in multi-file format which means, they are named like CD01_CHAPTER_001.MP3 and so on. Now what I would like to do is the following: convert the ...
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Random “Windows Foreground” sound in Windows 8.1

From time to time, Windows 8.1 Pro is playing the "Windows Foreground.wav" sound with no apparent reason. Only two events are supposed to use the sound as indicated in my sound settings: Critical ...
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Regular audio crackling/cpu spikes when connected to wifi?

I've had this problem for several weeks now, and haven'n managed to find a fix for it. It usually happens every 5-10 minutes, specially while watching a youtube video or using any thing which needs ...
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Control local music playback while connected to RDP session

I'm not able to control local music playback (Aimp/Foobar) with a keyboard shortcuts (even global ones) while being connected to a remote PC (using Windows RDP). It looks like by default "all" keys ...
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Audio through HDMI when HDMI > DVI adaptor is plugged in

I have two output devices plugged into my graphics card. (ATI HD5850 - latest drivers installed 14.12). A TV with speakers A monitor that does not have any speakers. The TV is plugged in directly ...
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HandbrakeCLI convert audio only

My TV reads video files only with AAC or MP3 audio tracks. I am trying to use HandBrakeCLI.exe to convert audio tracks only preserving video quality, but it takes as mush time as converting the whole ...
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Windows 8.1 Very quiet headphones

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755 running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu, and I recently encountered a problem with my headphones. Earlier, after restarting, the headphones (plugged into the jack, not a USB ...
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Convert all music files to 192 bitrate mp3 except of those already ≤ 192 kbps

What do I have: 100k+ music files in different formats with various bitrates (mp3 64/128/192/256/320kbps, aac 256kbps, flac, alac). Most of them are mp3 320kbps. What do I want: mp3 64/128/192kbps ...
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SB X-Fi External USB Soundcard and USB Mic input issues

I'm trying to run a USB Microphone (Rode Podcaster) and a USB external soundcard (SB X-Fi external) at the same time. Both plugged into my laptop, and when trying to use them with shoutcast (for ...
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Vamp plugin for Windows: vamp-aubio.dll missing for aubio plugin?

I'm not sure this is the appropriate Q&A site, feel free to comment. I'm trying to use the aubio vamp plugin v0.5 with Sonic Visualizer. The plugin site provides sources and binaries for Linux, ...
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Audio Port of laptop not working Finding Solutions

Iam using Lenovo model G510 laptop and my audio port is not working properly I guess it may have broken.As it is connected to motherboard i try not to disturb it .So only option remains to check ...
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How to record audio from only a specific program on linux?

Is there a way to record the audio from only a specific program, so that other sounds (e.g. notifications) are not recorded? I'm running Archlinux with pulseaudio.
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How can I stop Hard disk spinning when bluetooth audio is played for NAS content?

I am keeping music folders on NAS drive and synced those to laptop through windows file synchronization. When playing these media files through WMP/VLC while redirecting output through bluetooth, HDD ...
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OnBoard Microphone (P8Z77-V LK) has a lot of static

Recently my SoundBlaster has been acting up and my PC would occasionally BSOD with a STOP 124 message. I am trying to rule out or confirm it is my SB by removing it from my PC and using onboard audio ...
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Sound Issues on window 8.1

I have problem with my sound. I have installed Windows 8.1 on a Hp Compaq Dc 7800 but there is no sound from Computer Speakers... It asks to attach headphone or speakers, without headphones and ...
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Arch Linux: Non-Root User has no sound suddenly

User 'schezuk' suddenly has no audio under Arch Linux. [OK] User 'schezuk' is in group audio. [OK] Alsa is installed. [OK] Master, Headphone and Speaker is unmuted and 100% loud. [OK] User ...
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ffmpeg output video doubles duration time [duplicate]

So i modify an audio file and trim some parts from the beginning and end of it, but when i check the file duration MAC OS -> right click -> get info, its duration time went up to 07:09, its supposed ...