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PulseAudio is a free cross-platform network sound server.

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Volume issue with pulseaudio on Debian 11

I recently installed new Debian 11 on my desk, my audio devices are managed by pulseaudio and pavucontrol. I mainly use DragonFly red DAC to listen music or something else on Chromium. Everything is ...
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Errors running pulseeffects (doesn't launch)

I installed pulseeffects and for the first run it throw some warnings mostly about missing plugins: $ pulseeffects (pulseeffects:2004): pulseeffects-WARNING **: 14:44:54.611: compressor plugin was ...
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POP OS - Laptop speakers and headphone are both controlled by headphone volume

Not sure of the exact model of the laptop. It's an old HP ProBook from 2010ish. Came with Windows 8. Audio worked as expected out of the box. Then, I tried to install JACK to try some DAW stuff, and ...
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I can't tell if my microphone is working on Debian server

I have been using Debian (Openmediavault) for a short time and I would like to connect a microphone to my server to send commands to it. But I have no idea how to find out if my microphone is working ...
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Delay microphone input for several seconds

Using sox, I am able to record 10 seconds of mono-channel audio input: rec -c 1 "/data/wav/${EPOCHSECONDS}.wav" trim 0 10 This works perfectly fine. However, I want the recording to contain ...
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Zoom.us: increase FPS when sharing my screen

TL-DR: How can I make sure that zoom share my screen with FPS as high as possible? I need to share some animated slides (some people will join physically, others remotely), where the animation helps ...
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Zoom H4n Is Detected but No Audio Data

I have a Zoom H4n field recorder which I use as a pre-amp for a condenser mic. It's an older unit, purchased in 2010, and enumerates as a USB 1.1 Full-Speed (12Mb/sec) isochronous device. The unit ...
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no soundcards found...for pulseaudio tunneling

Refers to my previous question Use pulseaudio for remote ssh connection . I have finally got the tunnel established between my Mac OS and the Oracle instance. I input the wrong parameter in the ssh ...
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Use pulseaudio for remote ssh connection

I am trying to stream pulseaudio sound output over the cloud instance. In my previous question I could not get paprefs to work on Mac OS but it turned out it does not matter as I can set everything by ...
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Cannot install paprefs on mac os

I want to stream my microphone from my Mac OS to my Oracle cloud instance which is using Ubuntu 20. Maybe also backwards as well (stream container sound back to the local computer). I connect to the ...
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Pulseaudio module-remap-source add 2 seconds latency

I am facing issue which the module-remap-source will auto add 2 seconds latency to a sink. I used module-null-sink create a sink and use the remap to create a virtual source which use the sink as ...
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How to register bluetooth sinks with PulseAudio without restarting Bluetooth?

I'm trying to get a wireless Bluetooth speaker to automatically connect and play sound via PulseAudio on a Beaglebone Black Wireless running Debian 9. Bluetooth is started automatically on boot, and ...
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Clicking sound on Raspberry PI digital USB -> S/PDIF

Is it possible to set pulseaudio to passthrough? I have USB -> S/PDIF converter. When I play audio from Raspberry Pi, I hear very silent clicking sound, about 7 clicks pers second (like scratched ...
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ubuntu on WSL cannot detect sound from microphone using PulseAudio

I've followed the amazing tutorial here. I can hear sounds from ubuntu using my headphones, but I couldn't record sound using my microphone. The only way to record sound is by playing an audio in ...
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bluetooth speaker Volume control not happenning while on call

I am using a bluetooth device connected to my mobile(android/iphone) to answer calls. This bluetooth device has both microphone and speaker. and running linux OS with bluez 5.49 stack . Whenver i ...
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No Sound in Kali Linux 2021.4 on [ASUS TUF B560M Plus]

Hello I fresh installed Kali linux 2021.4 but it has no sound, [It was working on Windows] However I tried some stuff suggested by community: Added Following Lines in .bashrc pulseaudio -D clear ...
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Anything with an MPEG codec plays too fast on Ubuntu

I'm not sure when, why and how it changed, but at a certain moment video and mp3 files started to run faster than usual (witch chipmunk like speech). I have a Radeon RX550 card which I use for HDMI ...
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Disable Stereo Repeat in Pulseaudio

I have a Surround Sound setup with JACK. But every time i use a stereo app the stereo audio get's repeated to all channels (Front Channels get's repeated to the Surround and the Surround Back Channels)...
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How to convert a certain program's audio output to mic input

I have Program A and Program B -I want Program A's Sound output to be received as a Microphone input -I want Program B's Sound output to be received as a normal sound output Is there a way i can do ...
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correct issues of pulseaudio after upgrade?

I have upgraded a system to the latest opensuse thumbleweed version, but I have certain issues with pulseaudio. After the upgrade, the sound become more quiet, (less volume than before), and before ...
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After Linux OS upgrade audio is 20% quieter - how to get back to previous level?

I just upgraded my OpenSUSE OS and the volume output is not as high as before. I would say it's 20% quieter compared to before the upgrade. I'm guessing its a matter of selecting the right option for ...
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How can I get the Bluetooth casting to have the same volume level always?

I have Debian Testing on my laptop and it has Bluetooth enabled. I can cast audio from my Android (paired already) to this laptop. Everything works except that PulseAudio does not remember the last ...
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Connection failed: connection denied while trying to configure neutrinolabs/pulseaudio-module-xrdp / remmina on debian 10

I've installed the xrdp client on FreeBSD 13 and the server on Debian Bullseye emulated with bhyve on FreeBSD 13 and then I have followed this guide : https://github.com/neutrinolabs/pulseaudio-module-...
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How to clone an input device (microphone) in linux

My problem is rather simple. What I wanna accomplish is to simply clone my microphone device. Now why I wanna do that? Because I have a BOYA NKF-M2 and I wanna split left and right sound into two ...
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What is the PulseAudio virtual sink name for ALSA snd_pcm_open()

I loaded a PulseAudio module-null-sink, when I set it as system default output device, the ALSA snd_pcm_open(&pcm_handle, "default", SND_PCM_PLAYBACK, 0) can successfully open it. Now I ...
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Listen to device loopback issues in Linux

I've been working on distancing myself from windows. One of the biggest things causing me heartburn is my audio situation. I have 2 PC's that I play audio on, and listen too through a USB headset. ...
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Red Hat Linux Play Sound File From Service Account

I am trying to have my service account play a sound when a problem occurs, I have figured out how to get a script to run when I want to, but the problem is that the play command won't work. From the ...
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I'm on Linux and [application] isn't outputting any sound!!! I have my speakers connected, [other application] works fine, but not this one

HELP ME! There's no sound from [application], but [other application] is fine! My volume is up, and it worked before, but it's broken now! (This phrasing is satire, essentially if you're experiencing ...
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how to change volume on multi sound card system without affecting which app "plays" where

On my work pc there are 2 soundcards + hdmi. I use cinnamon desktop, but I think it will be the same elsewhere. The problem is, that I see "device settings" for selected device only. And the ...
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Only one side of my headphones works

The distro I'm using is Arch, and my headphones are Sony's WH-H910N model. These headphones are connected by a jack rather than using bluetooth, and they work properly with or without this jack on ...
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Accesssing, reading and writing other user's file and directory as my own

There are other answers like: centos - Linux: Create a user than can access other users' files - Super User, but they don't talk about accessing those files from GUI application. My question is more ...
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How to output to a virtual sink from Zoom

I'd like to send audio to Zoom from a virtual sink monitor in pulseaudio. I can see all the sinks/sources in my environment available in Zoom, apart from the one added via module-null-sink. I added it ...
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Understanding ffmpeg recording input types from devices

Using pactl, I get the following sinks: pactl list sinks short # 0 alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1f.3.analog-stereo module-alsa-card.c s16le 2ch 44100Hz SUSPENDED Since there's but ...
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Capturing audio on a cloud VM (Debian)

I've followed a bunch of guides regarding ALSA, Pulseaudio, JACK, etc., but none have seemed to work. I'll be specific with what I'm trying to do. On a cloud-based Debian VM, I want to: Open a stream ...
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FFmpeg multi input and multi output

I have been trying to collect audios from different pulse sources and x11grab video for merging some of them together. Finally all will be pushed to AWS IVS This is the html for pushing audios to ...
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Combining Selected Applications' Sound With Voice Into Virtual Microphone (Linux)

Sometimes I'll want to share music with friends via Skype, Discord, etc. I don't want to share the full output of my sound card (which I can do by setting the corresponding monitor as the microphone), ...
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Pulseaudio loopback into headphones

I have headphones and a mic attached to my computer. My headphones are tight and block out external noise far too well, and so I find myself shouting at the mic. Is there any way of setting up ...
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Why is pulseaudio device missing when using sudo over SSH?

I'm trying to run an audio visualization python script on my raspberry pi over SSH. The script uses pyaudio for the microphone input, which I understand uses pulseaudio under the hood. The script is ...
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How to stream 1 source to multiple sinks

In picture below, which is sound panel/applet, there are listed all my possible links and HDMI, no idea how that end up there. I'm interested in "Analog Output". There are 3 output profiles: ...
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how to use alsa device hw:0 on xubuntu

I have an audio processing sw designed to use alsa's hw:0 device. On my xubuntu machine I get the same error as this command line: $ aplay -D hw:0 440.wav aplay: main:830: audio open error: Device or ...
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Audio not playing in an application with setreuid() & setgid(), but works with sudo -u command

I have a Arch Linux system with alsa and pulseaudio configured. alsa is set to use pulseaudio default device. Pulseaudio is rumming with tcp module enabled on 127.0.0.1 and anonymous set to true. The ...
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Change Pulseaudio Log Priority

Hows it goin? I've been dealing with Pulseaudio logs using serious CPU 30-40% at idle the most demanding process running. its /usr/bin/pulseaudio --daemonize=no --log-target=journal I've googled and ...
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Mono + Mic instead of stereo sound for Bluetooth headphones on Ubuntu

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu. My headphones either support stereo sound or mono sound with the microphone. So, I cant have a stereo and a microphone on at the same time. In windows, I ...
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My laptop microphone is auto muting and unmuting all the time

Suddenly my laptop microphone is auto muting and unmuting. I don't have any clue what's the problem. I'm using Arch Linux with KDE. This is so annoying to see microphone muted notification in the ...
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Tried to run pulseaudio

When I was trying to do this It got me an error on running pactl list | grep Name command. I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 LTS with linux deploy and LXDE desktop. Error: shared memfd open() failed: Function ...
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Zoom and Pulseaudio -- audio distortion on audio run through zoom_combine

When hosting a meeting and sharing an application through Zoom on Debian buster, I am getting audio distortion on the clients that connect to the meeting. I am using zoom 5.2.446620.0816 and have ...
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Linux and Bluetooth Speaker: Need to pair everytime I want to connect, otherwise “Connection reset by peer” error

A week ago the bluetooth connection of my Linux Laptop to my bluetooth speaker (JBL Horizon) changed its behaviour of the last years. How I can was used to use my speaker Before I connect to it the ...
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Is there a way to improve sound quality in Linux?

Total noob here, I did do some research before posting this question here, been using Linux since long and not satisfied by the audio quality that the Windows Counterpart provides (proprietary Dolby ...
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Audio output in Debian Linux not as good as windows

I use the Behringer Uphoria UMC404HD audio interface headphone output to listen to Spotify on my high-end headphones. The interface is capable of 192000Hz. After a Debian installation and tweaking ...
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How could I find out what sample rate/bit depth my headphones are capable of?

I'm using some USB headphones (Sennheiser GSP 350) and want to make sure that I am using the highest sample rate and bit depth possible for them. I ran pacmd list-sinks and it said that I'm using 16 ...
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