Wrong audio output at boot

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Wrong audio output at boot

Postby Charkel » Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:26 pm

When I boot my computer the output is always "Built-In Audio" regarding of what output I used before rebooting. I am using a USB connected headset and I always have to switch it manually after boot.
THis really is a 'first world problem' but I would really love it if it would remember my last settings or always start on USB audio.

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Re: Wrong audio output at boot

Postby administrollaattori » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:25 pm

Install alsa-tools-gui

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apt install alsa-tools-gui

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http://puolanka.info/goto/how-to-deacti ... es-output/

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Re: Wrong audio output at boot

Postby Flemur » Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:48 pm

administrollaattori wrote:Install alsa-tools-gui

Could OP's problem be a pulseaudio issue?

I run an audio script at login that sets everything to "normal" - mostly so that if I've left it muted or turned way up for a quiet video or whatever, it'll be in some workable, non-blasting state.

The script mostly looks like:

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amixer set 'Master',0        25%  unmute
amixer set 'Headphone',0    100%  unmute

Here's how to change the output device with "amixer":
https://unix.stackexchange.com/question ... vice#88151

Disclaimer: I don't use pulseaudio, so "amixer" stuff not tested with it.
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