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Bluetooth Connecting two devices

I am trying to set up bluetooth so that I can play music from both my phone and my computer in alternation (ie, if I want to go in the other room on a call where the phone stops playing, i can switch ...
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Python script not playing audio when run through systemd

After trying every possible solution online I am posting this question. I have a python script that runs on boot with the help of systemd. Everything worked fine till I installed a fresh raspian ...
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bluetooth is not working after updation

am using pi 4 8GB for last 6 months everything was going well. Last week i updated my OS(raspbian). After that bluetooth is not working properly. i can able to pair a device successfully, but am not ...
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Why isn't my setup connecting an iPhone via Bluetooth to a Pi working?

iPhone (Works) | v Bluetooth Channel (Connected) | v Raspberry PI (Works) | v Headphone jack (...
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No audio from HDMI, Bluetooth, or Jack port (Raspberry Pi 4B)

new user here. Finally got around to using my raspberry pi 4B this week and I'm having troubles getting audio from all 3 methods mentioned in the title. I've researched here and there for hours about ...
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Pulseaudio hangs when I load hdmi2 alsa sound card

I have a raspberry pi 4, and pulseaudio 9 running on it. I am writing a custom pulseaudio module which will load the 3 available sound cards - hdmi1, hdmi2 and headphones. the command i am using is ...
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play audio stream when bluetooth connects

I have a Raspberry Pi Zero W and want it to use as an Internet Radio. So I wrote a Python script that connects to my bluetooth speaker and starts a stream. Everything works fine, but i always need to ...
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No audio through 3.5mm jack when using QtMultimedia on RPI4B

I am currently trying to run a PYQT5 GUI on my RPI 4B using PYQT5 and its QtMultimedia. I have 2 speakers (running through an amp) connected through the 3.5mm jack (BMC2835 headphones), and while ...
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I want to allow two instances of mPlayer to play music over a single bluetooth link to a speaker

I have an application which makes two uses of playing two files at the same time. The first is where it plays a white-noise file very quietly and continuously so that the sound-card does not go to ...
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/tmp has been reported to be read-only filesystem

Environment: Up to dated rasbian. pi@raspberrypi:/etc $ cat os-release PRETTY_NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch)" NAME="Raspbian GNU/Linux" VERSION_ID="9" VERSION=&...
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Raspberry Pi 4 not detecting Wireless headphones

Raspberry Pi 4 is not detecting my realme Buds Wireless Pro headphones I tried trouble shooting the issue by referring the following : https://peppe8o.com/fixed-connect-bluetooth-headphones-with-your-...
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Raspberry Pi Audio - Can not get 5.1 Surround Sound Audio to output to HDMI

I have an applications where I need to do the following on a Raspberry Pi (3, 4, and/or Zero) running the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS: Play an AC3 file with 5.1 audio over HDMI. Play an MP3 or ...
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Raspberry Pi bluetooth volume buttons

I have configured my pi to connect and receive bluetooth audio from my iPhone 5c using pulseaudio and bluez. How do I use my volume buttons from my iPhone to control the output of the audio from my pi?...
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Read Incoming Bluetooth Audio On Pi With Python

this is my first post on here! I am trying to make my raspberry pi 3 a bluetooth speaker which synchronizes beat of the music being played from a phone to an LED light strip. For the LED light ...
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Pulseaudio-dlna install on Jessie

I've been working on a project that allows for streaming to the pi which is connected to a sound card and output to speakers. Recently, I've gotten an itch to make the system multi-room and want to ...
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How to make pulseaudio use a surround profile?

I recently upgraded my Pi 400 to the latest Os version that now uses Pulseaudio by default. I have my Pi connected to an AVR (Harman Kardon 151S) that is connected to a 5.1 setup of loudspeakers. ...
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How to run pulseaudio -D from boot

I am currently setting up a bluetooth connectivity system for my garage to play music through. I have got the music playing and running smoothly, but I cannot figure out how get the pulseaudio daemon ...
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Bluetooth sink has no audio

I found other questions similar to mine but without a working answer. On RPi3 with Raspbian Stretch I'm trying to connect to a Bluetooth speaker. It connects but I have no audio output. pi@rpi(rw):~$ ...
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Record USB System Audio and Send to Named Pipe

I am trying to get audio to LedFx, a controller for sound reactive LEDs. One of the ways it can read audio through its docker container is through a named pipe. The command ffmpeg -y -i http://wms-15....
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Raspberry Pi 4 B audio stream from phone clipping with multiple devices

Tl;Dr Multiple bluetooth devices throttle bl-data causing audio skipping. Can external bl-dongle be set up to be used in one application and integrated module in other? I'm trying to setup Raspberry ...
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Raspberry pi 4 vlc isn't giving out audio

The below is the terminal log when I ran vlc. Could any one help me whats the issue here. I'm able to hear audio from youtube in chrome but not through vlc when i play file. Video is fine. The ...
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Can I use Raspberry Pi as a USB speaker?

Now I have A: Desktop PC with Arch Linux B: Raspberry Pi 3 with Raspbian Buster connected with a speaker and I'd like to use B as a wired speaker of A. By "wired", I mean that A and B are connected ...
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Connect Raspberry PI 3 B to Bluetooth speaker and microphone

I have Bluetooth speaker which has microphone in it, when I use it with iPhone and my PC, the microphone works fine. Now I connected it to Raspbian on Raspberry PI 3 B via inbuilt bluetooth, speaker ...
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initialization problem with PyAudio on WM8960 audio card. No input sound at first launch

First at all I am on a Raspberry Zero W. I have blacklisted the snd_bcm2835 by adding blacklist snd_bcm2835 in the sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/raspi-blacklist.conf I don't know really what it does. Its ...
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How to fix audio after December 2020 update

I recently updated my Pi4 to the latest version of Raspberry Pi OS, following all the steps to change the audio software to pulseaudio - from the instructions on the website. https://www.raspberrypi....
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No sound when PulseAudio is running

I have a Raspberry Pi 2 running the latest Raspbian jessie. I have sound working just fine via ALSA and analog out. Recently I installed pulseaudio and have found if pulseaudio is running I no longer ...
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How to set default ALSA input/output in pusleaudio on LibreELEC?

I'm using Raspberry Pi 3 Model B as LibreElec for Kodi. My Pi is connect on TV on HDMI. In kodi, when I select audio outputs HDMI or Jack it play sound well. But when I select Pulseaudio, it don't ...
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LibreELEC : read-only files system

I'm using PI as LibreElec for Kodi. I'm root in SSH and trying to modify, the file /etc/pulse/default.pa or /etc/pulse/daemon.conf for PulseAudio for an other problem. But all the directory is on read-...
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any foreseeable problem for keep removing .config/pulse folder before reboot?

I am currently using raspberry pi 4 and sometimes the daemon is not responding whenever i key in pacmd in the terminal(pulseaudio 12.2) as im using the microphone all the time. Hence i have decided to ...
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connecting bluetooth audio sink to PiFmAdv

I have a raspberry pi configured as a bluetooth audio sink using this post: Another How to turn your Pi in a Bluetooth Speaker Tutorial. Which uses pulseaudio. I also have the PiFmAdv configured and ...
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Chopping audio over bluetooth with PulseAudio

I have an issue with a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and audio over bluetooth, it is configured with PulseAudio and BlueZ to connect my phone on the Pi, it works great but there is minor audio cuts (less than 0.5s)...
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How to control PulsAudio programmatically?

I want to set up my Raspberry Pi as Bluetooth-Audio-Receiver which transports the audio via AUX to my speakers. I've read that there is PulseAudio which would solve my problem. But I want to be able ...
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Bluetooth speaker connected but no audio, AV earphone no audio (only VLC is good), HDMI working propedly

My Bluetooth speaker device (JBL Charge 4) connected, but no audio. The /etc/dbus-1/system.d/bluetooth.conf edited. I change the "default" context policy from "deny" to "allow&...
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How to force upgrade of PulseAudio at Raspbian 8?

Is it possible to upgrade PulseAudio to version higher than 5.0? If yes, then how? Thanks!
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No sound with VLC on raspbian

I just re-installed raspbian on a PI3: after a raspbian update (apt update/upgrade): . there was sound with VLC, but video freezed . there was video with OMXplayer, but no sound . KODI was working as ...
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Pi 3 Bluetooth Software Requirements

I am using Minibian(a minimal Debian based OS), and trying to set up bluetooth so that I can stream audio to a bluetooth speaker from my Pi. What are the minimum packages I need to get bluetooth ...
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How to stream AudioIN by PulseAudio

I'm new and I can't speak well in Eng. I need Your help. A few days ago, I bought UCA222 and I need to stream AudioIN by RTSP or sth like this. I was tried by OBS on RPi, but something is broken. Now,...
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Stream all system audio to Raspberry Pi from elementryos

I have this setup The old HP server I'm using as a desktop, but it doesn't have audio hardware at all - nothing in the bios, nothing on the motherboard. I want all audio from any application to go ...
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Audio cracking with VLC and Bluetooth, but works with aplay

I'm trying to set up my Pi (v2) as a WiFi Hotspot and a Bluetooth Audio Module for my car. The WiFi Hotspot works so far, but the sound over Bluetooth and VLC is only cracking. When i use "aplay /usr/...
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Losing first few seconds of audio

So on my Raspberry pi when I play audio through the headphone jack, the first few seconds of sound are lost. However, I if I immediately play the sound again, the audio works fine from the very ...
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How do I get audio working from inside LXD container?

I'm following the instructions in this blog entry: https://blog.simos.info/running-x11-software-in-lxd-containers/ where the container connects to the unix socket on the host: unix:/run/user/1000/...
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RPI 4 - HDMI audio dropping on the begining of videos

I use a RP 4 with raspbian as a basic media center. It is running a mopidy music server using alsamixer. The sound via the HDMI is has no dropping. But with mp4s, large or small, the issue is the same....
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Route native Alsa app audio to bluetooth speaker with Pulseaudio?

I have an app that only supports Alsa, and I want to route its audio to a Bluetooth speaker. I'm attempting to use Pulseaudio to do it if that is possible. The Bluetooth speaker is paired and I can ...
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Separate video audio output two Raspberry Pis

I own a projector which is obviously on the opposite site of the room than the audio system. I'd like to keep everything cableless, so one RPI is connected to the audio system, the other one to the ...
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pulseaudio server RP3 can't play audio from network client and local client at the same time

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 B connected to my speakers through a usb soundinterface. It's also connected via usb midi to a masterkeyboard which I use to play piano and doesn't have it's own speakers. On ...
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Bluetooth Blues

I've discovered again that cursing and swearing at inanimate objects doesn't actually improve things, so I'll try posting a question. A couple of months ago I attempted a fairly ambitious project (...
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Software/Framework Recommendations [closed]

I'm prototyping a device using a raspberry pi 3b+. Here are some of the requirements I'm hoping to fulfill. *When I say "device" I'm referring to the raspberry pi. Device Requirements Stream ...
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VLC player can't play larger media files on raspbian

I am using Pi 4 for an week. I tried some media players available on repository like vlc,kodi,mpv etc. I have noticed none of them can play a media file(mp4,avi,mkv) smoothly. So I am stuck with vlc. ...
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Raspi 4 - PulseAudio Server issues

I am currently trying to setup a pulseaudio server on a new Raspberry Pi 4. In our office, we like to listen to music but passing the aux cord around is always a pain, so we thought we could use a ...
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How to get song information using PulseAudio?

I want to have a script that is continuously running in the background while I connect my phone via Bluetooth to play music. I need the script to get the total time length of the track, the current ...