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Re: Help with USB audio card




Curt <curty@xxxxxxx> writes:

> On 2017-08-10, Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>
>>> This makes no sense BTW. Unmuted everything? You're *recording*, so what
>>> you want to do in alsamixer is to select your external usb audio card
>>> (F6), display its capture device(s) (F5), and toggle on the input
>>> channel of your choice (space bar).
>>>
>>> But I assume you have arrived at this crucial result in one way or another.
>>
>>
>> I did.  Besides, the USB card does not even work with headphones: when
>> headphones are plugged into it, no sound is heard from them.
>
> Try making the USB audio dongle the first sound card (0).
>
> I'm not certain how to do that.
>
> Perhaps comment out the following line in '/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf':
>
>  # Keep snd-usb-audio from beeing <sic> loaded as first soundcard
>  options snd-usb-audio index=-2


No  '/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf' on my PC...  /etc/modprobe.d is empty.
There's /usr/share/alsa.conf, but it doesn't contain any occurrence of `usb'.

Thanks,

Rodolfo