Switching audio output to USB speakers

Ioannis Vranos ioannis.vranos at gmail.com
Tue Dec 18 18:21:31 UTC 2012

On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 8:14 PM, Lars Noodén <lars.nooden at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/18/12 8:12 PM, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
>> On Tue, Dec 18, 2012 at 8:04 PM, Leszek Lesner <leszek.lesner at web.de> wrote:
>>> And again this would be a nice feature to have but its impossible with alsa
>>> this way. For this you need something like pulseaudio and pavucontrol.
>> Lubuntu 12.10 comes with pulseaudio preinstalled, and it is easy to
>> use pavucontrol.
>> I am waiting so see what his exact issue is. If it just does not
>> switch to external speakers, pavucontrol is probably the solution.
> I'm not finding any place under Accessories, Sound & Video or
> Preferences to switch the speakers.

Install pulseaudio and pavucontrol packages. Reboot.

Go to PulseAudio Volume Control, at the Output Devices tab. At the
Port: option see what options are available.

Ioannis Vranos


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