USB sound

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Fri Oct 4 22:04:11 UTC 2013

On 10/04/2013 01:58 AM, chris wrote:
> 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

I bet with an upgrade and not a clean install? Hrmmmm? Or, are they 
finally listening to the likes of me? One could but hope! There's always 
room for a first and Jello. :) Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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