[mythtv-users] Installing an external USB sound device on Mythbuntu 10.10

Jean-Yves Avenard jyavenard at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 05:25:09 UTC 2011


On 28 February 2011 14:24, Dave M G <martin at autotelic.com> wrote:

> Oh, and by the way, if I do:
> aplay -l
> The USB device I want to use is listed as device 0 (along with the
> motherboard's Intel card).  So I think the card is available, I just
> need to tell Mythbuntu to use it and no other cards.

If that's the case, in mythtv you just need to do what I wrote just before.

I can't comment about how to set that audio card for the rest of
Ubuntu, but for mythtv it's trivial

I recommend that you use ALSA with mythtv

> And, lastly, if I run pavucontrol, I get a "connection refused" error,
> and it won't let me access the interface. What fun.

I can't comment how to use pulse, you may want to ask your question on
the pulse distribution list / forum


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