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Headphones configuration

I have got 2 PC with MS Windows 7 Pro. Ther first one shows the Headphone Icon and the second does not. But both of them have headphones inputs and everything works fine. What I need is to configure ...
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Why Won't `amixer` Set My Volume Below 17%?

When I run amixer, I see the following output for the "Master" channel: $ amixer Simple mixer control 'Master',0 Capabilities: pvolume pvolume-joined pswitch pswitch-joined Playback channels: ...
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Computer lost sound after replacing Graphics Card

At work yesterday I had to replace a graphic card on a computer and by doing so the computer lost the ability to output sounds. I'm looking at the Windows sound properties and I see no playback ...
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Sound settings strange/missing on Ubuntu

I recently switched to Ubuntu from Kubuntu (fully updated 15.10) For starters, where are the volume controls meant to be? Googling for help only gives verbal descriptions or unfamiliar desktop ...
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Why is there static in my Hyper-V Virtual Machine's sound output?

I have a Windows 10 64-bit virtual machine running on a Windows 10 64-bit host machine. When the virtual machine outputs sound, "static" or crackling noises can be heard. The host machine is using a ...
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Sonic monitoring of OS and hardware

Often I hear a variety of different sounds from chassis of my computer even if sound devices are absent. A sources of sounds are (descent order in information value): chokes and coils, HDD (FDD in ...
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How to Record sound with Rode Videomic Pro using Laptops Combo Port

I want to record sound with Rode Videomic Pro using my laptops combo port. How can I do that. I googled for hours and found few videos and article. but none of these answers my question. As I've ...
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Head Phone Microphone

I've notice that when I plug mobile headphones (with a built-in mic) into a computer, the microphone output doesn't come from the actual microphone, but from something inside the speaker itself (the ...
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Is it possible to combine two audio sources from my PC into one audio source?

I would like to combine an audio source (like stereo mix) and my microphone into one single audio source which can then be used as a microphone is a program such as Skype. So in essence I would like ...
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Common video format for TV (old decoder) playback

I have a PHILIPS TV/Monitor. I want to watch movies from USB flash drive directly on the TV. The problem is - PHILIPS do not have any updates for the TV software. I requested an update, but request ...
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Control Spotify with Multimedia Keyboard

Windows 10. Corsair Raptor K50 keyboard. On my keyboard I have a couple of multimedia keys and a scrollwheel which controls the Windows volume mixer. This controls the overall volume of all the ...
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How to chose the best audio device [closed]

I recently built an Intel 6th Gen PC with the Asus z170 Pro Gaming as the mother board! Well the PC is running fine and I am using an original copy of windows 10. I have an Asus Xonar DGX 5.1 Audio ...
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OSX & Android - Laptop audio to phone

I have the same problems with Bluetooth headphones as this: https://www.reddit.com/r/osx/comments/2wls74/macbook_pro_bluetooth_headphones_barely_works/ It seems to be a pretty common issue and ...
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linux - headphones and speaker works only AFTER resume from sleep

Good day all For quite some time I have had this issue, not distro specific, I assume it is a kernel related issue. aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], ...
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No rear speakers while listening to stereo with creative core3d

I have seen the other topic about 2.1 to 5.1 But most of the solutions did not work with my configuration. I have a creative onboard sound card Game blaster, it comes with Recon3D control panel and ...
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ffmpeg's Dolby Pro Logic feature is leaking center channel into surround channel

This is kind of long because I wanted to cover everything we’ve tried, which are many, many things, so no one will waste time with a response covering something we already tried. I am the technical ...
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Annoying and untraceable beeping after Windows 10 restart

I have just done a clean1 install of Windows 10. Now, when I come home and wake my PC up, I don't notice this, but if I restart it, I am plagued by a 'beep' from Windows every 10 seconds, for several ...
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youtube video file direct downloading / downloading blocked videos

for example, here is a video that is blocked in every country:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QUOzJt8H3Y4 how come this site:https://www.youtube2mp3.cc/ can get/download its audio track in mp3, but ...
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How can i connect a Home Cinema System as speakers on PC?

I have an LG Home Cinema System and I want to use it as my PC's speakers. It has a red socket and a white socket that connect to a normal jack output like a headphone to my PC's MOBO (Asus Z97-K). It ...
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Windows 10 treating headphone volume erratically

On Windows 10, if I'm wearing headphones, when I increase the volume, the sound actually goes mute for a split second and then fades back in. It's very jarring. At first I thought this was some ...
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Synchronize audio output on 2 Windows computers

I found a few questions a bit similar to this one, but none about Windows. I want to synchronize the audio output playing on one Windows 10 computer with 1 or more computers with Windows 10 installed ...
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Speakers quiet while headpones are loud

I think that after the recent windows 8.1 update volume of the speakers droped drastically. While if I plug in the headphones the volume is normal. This is what "playback window" looks like. In both ...
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How do I use ffmpeg to mix an audio/video file with an audio file with an offset?

I have two media files that I want to combine using ffmpeg. File 1 contains audio and video and starts at time = 0 sec. File 2 contains contains audio only, and the start of this file is at time = ...
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Windows audio stops working when playing games through a receiver

I have a Windows 8 desktop with two nVidia GeForce 680 GTX video cards. When I connect the video card to a TV via HDMI the audio through HDMI works fine all the time. When I connect the video card ...
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Does Xserver work like Pulseaudio?

Ive ran to some problems understanding how does X server work. Here are my questions: 1)I know how Pulseaudio works, it takes input from several applications and make one output to ALSA(for example). ...
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Is there any open-source project to automatically adjust subtitles with movie sound?

When we get free subtitles for a movie (to study a foreign language, for instance), sometimes different countries have different editions of the same movie in different points (political, moral, ...
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How to select which sound output device to use for /dev/dsp OSS emulation?

I have a system with two sound devices and am using sound via HDMI out. This is Card 1, Device 7, Subdevice 0, so I set in my /usr/share/alsa.conf: defaults.ctl.card 1 defaults.pcm.card 1 ...
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Setting up volume keys to do their job on xmonad?

So I'm trying to set the volume keys (Function keys) to change volume on xmonad and basically I've done -- Mute volume. , ((0, 0x1008FF12), spawn "amixer -D pulse set Master toggle") -- ...
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MP3 files are cut short when played on a car infotainment system

I've noticed a strange behavior with some of my MP3 music files that are on a SD Card. When these files are played by VLC or Windows Media Player on a PC, they work fine. However, when played by the ...
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How to connect two bluetooth speakers simultaneously via “Virtual Audio Cable”?

I have two speakers that I need to connect wirelessly via bluetooth. These are standard aux/usb speakers, and presently I've connected one of the speakers via 3.5mm jack to my windows 10 laptop. I ...
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ffmpeg: convert image to video with empty audio track

I've found a good command to convert an image to a video in FFMPEG, but each image is going to be concatenated into a longer set of videos and images, and I need concat to concatenate the audio tracks ...
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BSOD Machine Check Excepetion 3rd time

About once a day for a couple days in a row now I've gotten the BSOD with Machine check exception as the error. I posted a question earlier and basically came to the conclusion that Bluescreenviewer ...
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In Windows 8.1, which process handles audio?

I have been messing around and I'm curious to which process - if there is one - handles audio and sound. Thanks!
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Pulse-Audio Desktop stream to headless ALSA Soundrenderer

I recently have come to the following configuration (had to change my setup): Desktop: Ubuntu 14 Pulse Audio having soundcard(s) but without any speakers (except headphones) DLNA Sound Renderer ...
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Debian opus troubles

I'm trying to play webm(or mkv) files with vlc. Here's ffmpeg file.webm output Input #0, matroska,webm, from 'webpunk.webm': Metadata: title : title encoder : ...
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Firefox on the server, can that give trouble?

I'm working on a project in which we need to download all sorts of files from websites. To reliably do this we also had to be able to do this for links containing javascript. I finally managed to do ...
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Teamviewer lowers audio for Hangouts on Mac

I use Teamviewer with Google Hangouts video chat (Running Windows 10). Customers running Linux or Windows are fine, but with all of my Mac customers, the hangouts volume gets dropped to 20%. It's as ...
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How to do ReplayGain for music videos?

I have a playlist of several music videos, but the videos have different loudness. I want to play the playlist so that the loudness of each video would be the same, without the need to manually ...
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Redirect USB audio output to the speaker | Guitar link interface

If I connect my guitar directly to the line in and use Guitar Rig 5 with ASIO, it'll use the Speakers (Realtek HD Audio) output device exclusively, meaning that I won't be able to play sounds from any ...
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Connecting stereo to laptop audio output gives humming noise

When I connect my stereo to my laptop (Acer Aspire 5750G, running windows 10 x64), I get a very loud humming noise from the stereo. But here are the different scenario's and the effect on the humming ...
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Bluetooth media controls not working windows 10

I have bluetooth headphones synced and playing music from my windows 10 laptop without any problems. How can I make it possible to pause/play, skip track, previous track controls on the headphones ...
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IDT 92HD93 driver for Windows 10

I have a 2-year old Dell Latitude E6330 with an IDT 92HD93 sound card. Unfortunately there don't seem to be any Windows 10 drivers for that card (I've looked almost everywhere), and the Windows 8.1 ...
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Splitting 2 line-in ports as separate devices?

I have a custom built PC with this motherboard. It has 6 3.5mm ports on the back, 2 of which are line-in's, the others consisting of 1 mic-in and 3 various speaker-out ports. It uses Realtek HD Audio ...
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How do I disable volume changes from active windows on Windows 10?

First of all, I'm not exactly sure what it is. But it isn't related to: Having sound effects enabled (Realtek) Running specific browsers The sound setting about lowering volume when it detects ...
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Sound stopped working after placing video card

I have a somewhat odd problem. I was using onboard graphics, and my sound was working very well. Then I added a graphics card, and when I connect my headphones now, I hear a bunch of strange beeps and ...
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Issue installing BootCamp drivers for Windows 10

I installed Windows 10 on my 15" Retina Macbook Pro. Once installed, I attempted to install the BootCamp drivers but it keeps getting hung up on the Realtek audio driver. I even left it overnight ...
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ffmpeg video cutting error: out of sync audio

I want to be able to upload a video to a server and cut it if I want to. So, first I encode it: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vcodec h264 -acodec aac -strict -2 -preset slow output.mp4 Then I try to cut ...
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Windows OS takes exclusive control of audio

So when I start up I hear the two sounds when loading and then after that I get no sounds, I do get the logoff sound if I power off or reboot (hence be thinking it is system sounds hijacking the ...
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Identifying connector for 12v trigger

I'm getting a projector (http://www.amazon.com/Optoma-HD26-1080p-Theater-Projector/dp/B00LL2SHK6) with a 12v trigger so that I can lower a screen with it. I need a cord that will connect the 12v ...
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Music player for Chromecast (UPNP/DLNA)

Is there any good (preferably free) media player app supporting Chromecast, which has ability to directly play files stored on local storage (or Samba share) without uploading them to cloud? An ...