DeadBeef Sound Problems, ALSA Mixer & PulseAudio Related


This might not be  a commun problem, but however, it occured or the first time today. For some reason, It only affected DeadBeef. YouTube was not affected, some might say because we listen to it through a webbrowser.

However, the problem was exactly the same with Audacity and was not resolved by a reboot, as it is sometimes.

To solve the DeadBeef Sound Problems.

I did this, Audio Settings, Software, I raised the Alsa Software % of sound to 60% and it resolved the problem I was having.

However, If this doesn't work, you can always try this, via the terminal window, type:


Press Enter,

A double MM at the bottom of the column means it's muted. A double 00 means unmuted.

If your soundcard isn't exposed, press F6, choose your soundcard and press Enter.

Should solve your problem, but if not, then look at the output of this:

aplay -l

Press Enter, the result should look something like this:

**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC269VB Analog [ALC269VB Analog]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 3: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****

NOTE: For some reason this problem returned and doing the above didn't solve the problem. However, take a look at the softwares settings for Sound and change Ljud "Sound" to the following. Now Enhet is your Audio device, make sure it isn't set to PulseAudio Server.

Now, don't know why, but I have not changed the settings manually, since it has worked without problems for quite some time. However, this is the second time I needed to make manual changes to make the sound work. I will keep an eye on this matter.

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