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elementary for audio production?

There are several great music apps that work well on Linux: LMMS: Linux's answer to FL studio. Free in the AppCenter. The UI is pretty tiny on my FHD XPS 13, but would be totally fine on lower-DPI ...
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Fix bad quality audio in Bluetooth headphones

Funnily enough, I found the answer while writing this post, so I might as well write my first-ever Q&A post on StackExchange. You have to go to Sound Settings and under the options for your ...
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How to fix crackling sound in PulseAudio

(the following answer was provided by OP himself, but was originally included in the question body.) Searching for a solution I found one within the Arch wiki and I wanted to share it with everyone....
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Compatibility chart

There is an Ubuntu hardware compatibility list (https://certification.ubuntu.com/desktop/) though no Asus machines are in the list. That doesn't mean they aren't compatible by any means. It just means ...
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Music stops/pauses when the screen locks

I've had the same problem and found a workaround while going through the comment on the bug reports: Add your user account to the audio group by running sudo adduser user audio with user being your ...
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Asus X555UB , Realtek ALC256 no sound

I have found solution by myself. in case of someone has the same problem - windows dualboot uses a fastboot, so after boot into windows do not restart your computer , just shutdown it. after a boot ...
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Does anyone know how to install a program called Flacon on elementary OS?

Thanks, the 'sudo add-apt-repository' command on its own was not working. I found the answer: sudo apt-get install software-properties-common sudo add-apt-repository ppa:flacon sudo apt-get update ...
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How to prevent sleep/suspend while streaming music and videos

This issue is more on lightdm, I've already explained this before so I won't explain further and rather I'll just put steps here, This problem is because the power settings are used from the gconf ...
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No sound in headphones

I had this problem also. Running alsactl restore fixed it for me, as suggested here: https://askubuntu.com/a/859931/405972
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Volume key won't push volume over '100%'

So the ultimate solution to this, I was able to figure out how to assign the volume up key to a custom key combination. I used ctrl-alt-Audio Raise Volume to assign to this key. It will not give you a ...
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No sound in TV over HDMI in Juno

We can use command pactl pactl - Control a running PulseAudio sound server on terminal first, list our available properties in our machine using this command: pactl list cards based on my ...
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Does anyone know how to install a program called Flacon on elementary OS?

If it runs in Ubuntu 18.04 (Bionic) 99% will run on elementary OS Juno release-juno From their website, run to install it: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:flacon When you add a PPA, add-apt-repository ...
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How can I set my bluetooth headphones to use A2DP?

I had the same problem. My solution was to install pavucontrol with sudo apt install pavucontrol. With this program, you can change the audio configuration of your headset to A2DP easily.
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Videos stop, but audio keeps going until I move my mouse

From https://github.com/elementary/os/issues/121#issuecomment-432652260 Assuming Intel graphics Modify (or create) /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d/20-intel.conf with the following: Section "Device" ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts Broken for Audio

Possible solution Install dconf-editor sudo apt install dconf-editor Run dconf-editor go to: org > gnome > settings-daemon > plugins > media-keys Look after volume-* related entries ...
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No sound in TV over HDMI in Juno

This seems to be a limitation (bug?) of the current sound setting app. The current workaround is to install PulseAudio Volume Control from the AppCentre, and to select a HDMI configuration profile. ...
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My headphones don't work unless I choose "Speakers (Unavailable)" in pavucontrol, except then sound comes out of my internal speakers too

If I open pavucontrol and go under Output Devices, Headphones (plugged-in) is selected. If I change that dropdown to Speakers (unavailable) sounds starts playing out of the headphones, but the same ...
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Compatibility chart

I did some digging for you, and couldn't find anything in the official Ubuntu Hardware Compatibility list. However, I own an Asus E403S which works fine with elementary OS - I know it's older than the ...
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Volume key won't push volume over '100%'

pactl set-sink-volume $ID +10% to increase volume of sink id $ID by 10%. $ID can be found using pactl list sinks. You can test it first from the terminal and if it works you can put the command in a ...
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Volume key won't push volume over '100%'

I believe what you may be looking for can be easily accomplished by installing elementary-Tweaks then making an adjustment. Here are the commands to do so: sudo apt-get install software-properties-...
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Static Sound in Earphones

After you change your alsa settings you just need sudo alsactl store To store them
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How to set audio input to internal mic when plugging headset?

A workaround for me is using pavucontrol. Install it via AppCenter or sudo apt-get install pavucontrol Start it and choose your internal mic. Try to mute your external and unmute your internal mic ...
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Elementary Loki GUI Volume Reduce is not working

Reinstalling alsa-base and pulseaudio did the trick for me. sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base pulseaudio sudo apt-get install alsa-base pulseaudio Then, if necessary: sudo alsa force-reload ...
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Problem with audio while using headset

I had the same issue on my imac 2008 with elementary, try updating first and restart since i believe there was a bug regarding the same: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo reboot ...
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M-Audio Jamlab & LMMS / Ubuntu Studio

To get guitars or other "non-digital" (MIDI) equipment working with Linux, you will need to learn how to use JACK. Using a program called Catia from the KXStudio repository is much much easier than ...
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Audio is extremely sensitive

Nevermind I fixed it, I fiddled with PulseAudio Volume Control's settings, accidentally set my headphones as input, and when I set it back to Analog Stereo Output it worked. Nice!
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Loki Laptop, no sound through Radeon HDMI

So for anyone else who may be experiencing this issue: The lack of HDMI audio is documented on Ubuntu's AMDGPU and AMDGPU-Pro wiki pages. As of Ubuntu 16.04, only the open source AMDGPU/amdgpu-Pro ...
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No analog Audio after new install

German: Wenn der PC einen Intel-Chip für das Audio verwendet, verweisen wir auf diese Anleitung: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Audio/UpgradingAlsa/DKMS English: If the PC uses an Intel chip for it's ...
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VST on Elementary

this is a very specific question, and you should really direct it to Reaper / Wine / Linux music production forums instead. To get you started though, there is a similar question, with some ...
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XPS 13 9350 - Audio produces nothing but hissing/white noise

For anyone else having this exact same issue, I just performed a BIOS update on my XPS 13 which completely fixed the issue.
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