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Music files muted in VLC

How to make this audio card working using the below stated driver when playing some music files with VLC?
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[[email protected] ~]$  sudo lspci -knn|grep -ie sound -ie music -ie snd -ie audio -ie hda
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller [8086:1c20] (rev 04)
        DeviceName:  Onboard Audio
        Subsystem: Samsung Electronics Co Ltd 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller [144d:c604]
        Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
        Kernel modules: snd_hda_intel
[[email protected] ~]$
Artix; OpenRC; SDDM
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Xfce, Sway, Budgie, Cinnamon, Enlightenment :) :D 8)

Re: Music files muted in VLC

Reply #1
Hey

I have no idea why sound card in your device is playing with you.
Perhaps when you open VLC, you should try to find a tab called 'Audio' then 'Audio Device' and then choose right audio output and then the sound should play, you haven't mentioned if you tried that  :)

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Re: Music files muted in VLC

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Under VLC I already have selected ‘‘HDA Intel PCH’’ for sound device, but the Plasma panels doesn’t show any output devices, on Phonon i see this device and have preferred to top as what my snap says. But still muted at all somewhy.
Artix; OpenRC; SDDM
Plasma 5, LXQt, Lumina, LiquidShell, Liri
Xfce, Sway, Budgie, Cinnamon, Enlightenment :) :D 8)

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Under VLC I already have selected ‘‘HDA Intel PCH’’ for sound device, but the Plasma panels doesn’t show any output devices, on Phonon i see this device and have preferred to top as what my snap says. But still muted at all somewhy.
What do alsamixer and (if you use pulseaudio) pavucontrol show?

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Yeah alsamixer could be another bet...
If you can look at this picture

The 00 in green box just above Master 41 means that it is not muted, mm is silence. :D You can change it by pressing m button and choose each ones with -> <- keys. I am pretty sure you know this already hahah. Sorry i am being silly at the moment.
May all beings have happiness and the causes of happiness;
May all beings be free from suffering and the causes of suffering;


Re: Music files muted in VLC

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Yeah alsamixer could be another bet...
If you can look at this picture

The 00 in green box just above Master 41 means that it is not muted, mm is silence. :D You can change it by pressing m button and choose each ones with -> <- keys. I am pretty sure you know this already hahah. Sorry i am being silly at the moment.
I don’t see this but nothing in my AlsaMixer, does this imply why my laptop has been muted? ::)
Artix; OpenRC; SDDM
Plasma 5, LXQt, Lumina, LiquidShell, Liri
Xfce, Sway, Budgie, Cinnamon, Enlightenment :) :D 8)




 

Re: Music files muted in VLC

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Still shown to me empty somewhy, my sound cards has been down for about 2 years. :(
Artix; OpenRC; SDDM
Plasma 5, LXQt, Lumina, LiquidShell, Liri
Xfce, Sway, Budgie, Cinnamon, Enlightenment :) :D 8)

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Reply #11
When you press F6, is there no other option?

Also, what does pressing 'Enter' or the Up arrow key do, when S/PDIF is selected?

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Reply #12
When you press F6, is there no other option?
Also, what does pressing 'Enter' or the Up arrow key do, when S/PDIF is selected?
Both do nothing for me as shown in the below screenshots.
Artix; OpenRC; SDDM
Plasma 5, LXQt, Lumina, LiquidShell, Liri
Xfce, Sway, Budgie, Cinnamon, Enlightenment :) :D 8)

Re: Music files muted in VLC

Reply #13
So does sound not work for you only on Artix, or on every distro you've tried? Does it work, if you use, say an Ubuntu live boot?