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Cannot change volume or access audio settings in KDE Plasma suddenly

Cannot change volume or access audio settings in KDE Plasma suddenly One time when I rebooted my computer, suddenly, the audio won’t change and the audio settings only say No output or input devices found. I have replaced pulseaudio with pipewire, but it stilled worked after a reboot following the replacement. When using kmix and …

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can't encode a WAV file to FLAC; returns 'ERROR: unsupported format type 3'

can't encode a WAV file to FLAC; returns 'ERROR: unsupported format type 3' The error reportedly originates from files created on Windows. When attempting to convert, flac 1.4.3 prints: $ flac –best ~/music/unknown-80s-german-song.wav unknown-80s-german-song.wav: ERROR: unsupported format type 3 I opened the file in Audacity 3.4.2 (Flatpak) and attempted exporting — the program defaults to …

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What do Green and Copy mean in CD-INFO?

What do Green and Copy mean in CD-INFO? I am trying to burn an Audio CD to be playable on old vintage CD Players.  I have tried using Brasero Audio CD and XfBurner, to no avail.  The resulting CD is playable only on some newer players. I have a CD (that I got from someone) which works.  So I analyzed it using …

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alsamixer / amixer supported usb audio class 2 controls

alsamixer / amixer supported usb audio class 2 controls I am currently developing a usb soundcard that is usb audio class 2 compliant. In my current setup I have audio and mute controls for several channels working in alsamixer. The USB audio class 2 spec also supports a lot of other controls such as bass, …

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No sound on fresh install of Debian 12

No sound on fresh install of Debian 12 I have no sound on a fresh debian 12 install on a mini-pc. The PC is connected via HDMI to a TV. I’ve tried testing with pipewire, with alsa-only, with pipewire-pulse. I also tried testing plugging in headphones via the AUX port. There is never any sound …

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Make USB audio device default

Make USB audio device default Running Debian : # uname –kernel-name –kernel-release –machine Linux 6.5.11-7-pve x86_64 # cat /proc/asound/cards 0 [PCH ]: HDA-Intel – HDA Intel PCH HDA Intel PCH at 0xfb410000 irq 98 2 [USB ]: USB-Audio – Scarlett Solo USB Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB at usb-0000:00:14.0-7, high speed Each time I boot, the …

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How to select card in amixer by name

How to select card in amixer by name I have a razer headset which has a usb sound card that can be used with it (BlacShark V2). From some point, when I boot up the system (The headset is usually connected to my system and I don’t unplug it), the speaker gain of the headset …

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No system sounds on KDE plasma when using pipewire

No system sounds on KDE plasma when using pipewire I’m running Debian 12 with pipewire installed. However the moment I remove pulseaudio and install pipewire, KDE system sounds (like volume change, critical battery alert…) no longer play. I have even tried with pipewire-pulse, but nothing changed. I have installed pipewire according to the Debian documentation. …

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When switching users in Debian 11 audio is blocked by one of them

When switching users in Debian 11 audio is blocked by one of them I have two users in a Debian 11 system and I’d like to have both with audio working when switching between them. But if one of them has audio working the other one hasn’t. I could workaround this by killing the audio …

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Switch audio output by keyboard in KDE Plasma

Switch audio output by keyboard in KDE Plasma I would like to have a way of switching the audio output device (internal speakers/headphones to bluetooth speakers etc) by keyboard actions (which I usually can do without searching, finding and putting my glasses on my nose). Plasma tray elements can be activated with shortcuts, and thus …

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brasero: "name.ext" is not suitable for audio or video media

brasero: "name.ext" is not suitable for audio or video media I try to create an Audio CD using brasero 3.12.3-x86_64-1salix15 on a Slackware 15.0 based system. slapt-get added the following packages to meet all dependencies: The following NEW packages will be installed: graphene gstreamer gst-plugins-base libburn libisofs brasero The exact versions of the packages: 1/6 …

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Change Default Master Volume Control to "PCM" in alsamixer on Linux Mint

Change Default Master Volume Control to "PCM" in alsamixer on Linux Mint I am running Linux Mint and whenever I use my system’s hardware volume controls (e.g., volume up/down buttons), it adjusts the "PCM 1" level in alsamixer. However, I want it to adjust the "PCM" level instead. Here’s the output from amixer -c 1 …

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Why a user has sound working in Debian 11 and other not?

Why a user has sound working in Debian 11 and other not? In Debian 11 I have two users in a laptop Lenovo Ideapad S145. One user has the sound working very well — I don’t know if it is a valid info but the user is in sudoers group. The other one gets Dummy …

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linux way to convert mp3 stereo to mono?

linux way to convert mp3 stereo to mono? I know how to do it in microsoft windows using Audacity to convert a mp3 audio file from stereo to mono, but it’s a few mouse clicks and time consuming if you want to do many. Is there a program in Linux that provides a way such …

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Volume control not working on Fedora 38

Volume control not working on Fedora 38 I am on Fedora 38 with LXQt. The volume control has no effect on the volume: if I increase it or decrease it until it is mute, the volume always stays the same. The only way around I have found is to use pavucontrol, which is not straightforward. …

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How to extend sustain in batch wav files?

How to extend sustain in batch wav files? I have a batch of sound samples which are too short (2.15 sec), and I want to extend the sustain to a total of about 10 seconds, meaning stretch the last 0.50 second of the file to 10 seconds. I can do this on each single file …

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How to bulk edit wav files?

How to bulk edit wav files? I need to cut off the first say 3 seconds from a batch of wav files. Is there a way to do it from the command line or using a linux native program? Thanks. Asked By: black-clover || Source You can use sox (see man sox for its options) …

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Bluetooth Issues with Airpods Pro 2 on Debian 12

Bluetooth Issues with Airpods Pro 2 on Debian 12 I’m currently trying to move from Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS to Debian 12, and everything is so much more stable and reliable here. But there is one problem: My Airpods Pro (Generation 2) don’t really work. Let me elaborate. With stock settings, they cannot connect at all, …

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HDMI sound output not coming

HDMI sound output not coming I’m on Dell Latitude 3420; it came with pre-installed Ubuntu 20.04. I am dual booting with Devuan Chimeara uname -a Linux devuan-Latitude 5.10.0-22-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.10.178-3 (2023-04-22) x86_64 GNU/Linux I am able to connect to the external TV display; but no sound in the external TV display. The HDMI …

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How to simulate a PC speaker?

How to simulate a PC speaker? I bought a modern laptop which seems to lack a hardware speaker. Is there some kernel module to simulate it over ALSA instead or so? I could find only some very old patched modules from late 90s which barely work on modern kernel versions already. Asked By: bodqhrohro || …

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