[CentOS] Using Pulse Audio--question

Mon Dec 23 14:06:04 UTC 2019
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Sun, Dec 22, 2019 at 06:22:58PM -0700, David G. Miller wrote:
> On 12/22/19 6:01 PM, Fred Smith wrote:
> >On Mon, Dec 23, 2019 at 11:34:32AM +1100, Bill Maidment wrote:
> >>On 23/12/2019 11:06 am, Fred Smith wrote:
> >>
> >>>I can find no way to do it with pavucontrol, nor the default mate
> >>>sound tool.
> >>In my SL7 Mate system I use the Hardware and Output tabs in
> >>System->Preferences->Hardware->Sound
> >>
> >>Cheers
> >>Bill
> >Thanks bill.
> >
> >But nothing I do there causes output.
> >
> >As far as I can tell, the hardware tab just shows you what HW it
> >recognizes, you can't actually make any settings there.
> >
> >In pavucontrol, I can see the from the audio activity bar that
> >the audio is getting into it, in the input tab. in the recording
> >tab I can see it too, but there's nothing in the playback tab that
> >makes it come out the speakers. :(
> >
> >Fred
> I do something similar to what you're trying to do when I digitize
> my vinyl LPs.  I take output from my amp/turntable into my sound
> card and use Audacity to digitize it and write an appropriate sound
> file.  I also monitor the sound using Audacity by telling it to also
> route the sound to my speakers.  The point of all of this is that I
> think you need a piece of software (Audacity is probably overkill)
> to receive the input and play it back via the output.  You don't
> mention any "playback" software.

Yeah, I've done that with Audacity, when recording I can use its
monitor function to feed audio to the computer's audio out. And
I'll be doing that again in the not-far-distant future, as I have
hundreds of LPs around here, at least some of which I'll want to

I have one other suggestion from another responder to check out
before I fall back to doing this.

thanks for the idea, though!

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