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Pulseaudio / A2DP Bluetooth don't work in system mode, but work work fine under "pi" user

I found the solution for my problem and it's to remove --disallow-module-loading flag. It prevents loading of module-bluez5-device as this module is always loading on-demand and can't be pre-loaded on ...
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How to use both USB Mic (in) and on-board sound (out)

adding an 'asymmetrical' ALSA device worked: change the contents of /etc/asound.conf and ~/.asoundrc to the following: pcm.!default { type asym playback.pcm "hw:0,0" capture.pcm "hw:1,1" ...
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How to fix audio after December 2020 update

Make sure HDMI is selected as default output in Sound & Video -> PulseAudio Volume Control settings. You have to click on the green checkmark with "set as fallback" tooltip in the ...
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RPI 3 as bluetooth a2dp receiver sound cuts intermittently

This is a known bug on the rpi3. internal Wifi and internal Bluetooth simultaneous usage will provoke crackling sound and sound disapearance. No fixes yet. https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/issues/...
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pulseaudio not autostarting on pi 3.

Pulseaudio is incredibly tedious. I think this has something to do with dbus. I've been sitting here for hours just to get it working somehow. Tried systemd units system-wide, systemd units in --...
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Raspberry Pi 3, can't connect to more than one bluetooth speaker via pulseaudio

I've got it working with a USB bluetooth dongle right now. Here's a general outline of what I did: Remove bluez 5 and pulseaudio with apt-get remove. Compile and install ALSA from source. Compile and ...
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Use raspberry as audio sink

This site isn't made for "which works best for my requirements" as this is highly subjective and likely to change, but a couple of alternatives are: Volumio - mpd-based, web interface, supports ...
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How to make PocketSphinx use ALSA? (instead of pulseaudio or jack)

Configure looks for the presence of the development libraries of PulseAudio, Jack and ALSA, in that order. That is why in answers like this it is mentioned that "...It also appears that ALSA will not ...
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Separate video audio output two Raspberry Pis

Make the RPi connected to the audio system essentially a bluetooth speaker. Stream the audio from the RPi that's playing back the video. Most video player apps have sound delay/advance configurable. ...
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How to fix audio after December 2020 update

In my case the problem was that raspberrypi-ui-mods had been held back and it needed to be force updated. You can confirm this by checking if there is a message about it being held back when you run ...
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How to make pulseaudio use a surround profile?

First, enable the correct number of speakers in daemon.conf (it's eiter in /etc/pulse/ or in ~/.config/pulse/). For 5.1 setup that would be: default-sample-channels=6 Then load the channel mapper ...
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Is it possible to have multiple audio outputs going to different speakers at the same time?

Yes, should be possible (While I don't understand whether those "displays" are supposed to show some kind of graphics output), it is possible for the Pi to source multiple different audio outputs. ...
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Using PocketSphinx with Blue Microphone on RPi

layla writes on http://robot.laylamah.com/?p=35 Note, if you receive an error such as the following: Error opening audio device plughw:1,0 for capture: Connection refused Mixer load failed: Invalid ...
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need help getting the pi to work as a bluetooth source

After much digging around and beating my head against the wall I finally got it working. I had to change /etc/pulse/default.pa where it mentioned Bluetooth to load-module module-bluetooth-policy ...
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RPI 3 as bluetooth a2dp receiver sound cuts intermittently

Okay, I've done some tests. Setup: Pi 3 without a heatsink, 1A power supply (artificial starvation, on purpose) Fresh install of Raspbian Jessie Lite (downloaded a few minutes ago as of writing) ...
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How to change audio levels of sound card with same control names

Use amixer -c2 controls to list all the low-level controls. Then you can use amixer -c2 cset .. to select specific controls by their unique ID number.
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No audio output Raspberry Pi3 (Raspbian-stretch)

I feel your pain, I have the same setup and trying to troubleshoot at the moment looking for a solution. edit: I've tried a bunch of things. I just did pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo killall bluealsa pi@...
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Stream all system audio to Raspberry Pi from elementryos

I was able to use PulseAudio to route my audio to the RPi. The superuser question linked by @user1937198 gave me a place to start, however I wasn't able to publish over ssh as suggested by the ...
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Can I use Raspberry Pi as a USB speaker?

There is a g_audio driver which allows Linux systems with USB OTG support to show up as audio devices on the USB host. You won't be able to do it on a Pi 3 though, you'll need a Pi 4 or a Zero which ...
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How to control PulsAudio programmatically?

You can try to use a mediarenderer together with a controlpoint. I cannot say if it is the right program for your setup because lack of additional information. But it is worth to have a look at it. It ...
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I want to allow two instances of mPlayer to play music over a single bluetooth link to a speaker

Answered my own question with help from this link from Mark Hills Once you have bluealsa working and can connect devices and play, then these additional steps open up dmix capability and allow audio ...
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bluetooth is not working after updation

It is a known issue on the PI4. Take a look at the forum thread: https://www.raspberrypi.org/forums/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=311457#p1864038
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Connect Raspberry PI 3 B to Bluetooth speaker and microphone

I found a solution here: http://youness.net/raspberry-pi/bluetooth-headset-raspberry-pi-3-ad2p-hsp Basically, Raspberry Pi uses Broadcom BCM43438 “combo” shipset for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, and there is ...
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sound problem with DAC on web radio

You may have a problem that's unrelated to the fact that you're using a DAC, but with the radio webpage itself. This may be an easily fixable issue, however, I will offer a different approach: After ...
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Pulseaudio 6.0 on raspbian jessi

I got pulseaudio 7 running on my raspberry jessie. I used this post, in DEBIAN, if it can be useful (but remember: IN DEBIAN). Debian 8 Jessie. I've found a way to use pc like an headset with ...
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Pi 3 Bluetooth Software Requirements

I got the same error and solved as following: $ sudo apt-get install pulseaudio-module-bluetooth $ pulseaudio --start $ bluetoothctl $ connect @MACtoConnect
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RPI 3 as bluetooth a2dp receiver sound cuts intermittently

In my case, the choppiness was due to the fact the bluetooth device scan kept running in the background and was never stopped. The choppiness disappeared once the scan was stopped using, scan off ...
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pulseaudio not autostarting on pi 3.

So I've just come across this thread and found it useful. Flittermice's answer was nearly there for me but I may a slight amendment which seems to have worked well. In the /etc/xdg/autostart/...
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Raspberry Pi 3, can't connect to more than one bluetooth speaker via pulseaudio

that's the old Philippine rice cook principle: one cook, one plate, one fireplace. With other words: Its not possible, its a principle of pairing: one sender one reciever
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Choppy sound on MPD + Airplay, working pulseaudio

As indicated in https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/PulseAudio/Troubleshooting Use load-module module-udev-detect tsched=0 in /etc/pulse/default.pa. This fixes the choppy audio
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