USB sound

chris chevhq at
Fri Oct 4 05:58:47 UTC 2013

On 04/10/13 16:49, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 10/03/2013 03:15 PM, R Kimber wrote:
>> Hi:
>> I've been having problems with UBS sound for some time (it used to work
>> about 6 months ago). I find that any USB sound device that I connect 
>> is not
>> recognised, and is not listed by aplay -l
>> I've googled for this and found links to a number of unresolved bug 
>> reports,
>> so my question is: does anyone currently have USB sound working with an
>> external sound device (e.g. a DAC or a streamer)?
>> I'm using 12.04 LTS
> sudo apt-get install pavucontrol
> Then open it. Under the playback tab you select the device you want to 
> play back through from a drop down selection of all the audio devices 
> your system sees. I switch between my USB headset and my 6.1 sound 
> systm all the time using that. I use the headset to not bother other's 
> sleeping. Or, I can blow the cat out the window with 6.1. pavucontrol 
> SHOULD be installed during the install process, but it's not. Go 
> figure. Ric
interesting Ric, it was installed by default on my xubuntu 13.10

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