I've followed the instructions to "force sound over 3.5mm jack" but when I run omxplayer example.mp3 I get no audio. When I force omxplayer to play over the 3.5mm jack using omxplayer -o local example.mp3 it works. How do I change the system-wide default to 3.5mm so when I run omxplayer example.mp3 (or play audio through another app) it works?

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    set up an alias alias omxplayer="omxplayer -o local " – jsotola May 13 '18 at 20:13
  • Thanks, but I'm not actually interested in omxplayer. I'm just using that to debug. I want audio to work in other apps. – Tyler May 13 '18 at 20:42
  • not actually interested in omxplayer ...your post implies otherwise – jsotola May 13 '18 at 23:55

The Raspberry Pi documentation covers 3 ways to force audio. Try these 2 methods


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