Curt <cu...@free.fr> writes:
> On 2017-08-10, Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.med...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> This makes no sense BTW. Unmuted everything? You're *recording*, so what
>>> you want to do in alsamixer is to select your external usb audio card
>>> (F6), display its capture device(s) (F5), and toggle on the input
>>> channel of your choice (space bar).
>>> But I assume you have arrived at this crucial result in one way or another.
>> I did. Besides, the USB card does not even work with headphones: when
>> headphones are plugged into it, no sound is heard from them.
> Try making the USB audio dongle the first sound card (0).
> I'm not certain how to do that.
> Perhaps comment out the following line in '/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf':
> # Keep snd-usb-audio from beeing <sic> loaded as first soundcard
> options snd-usb-audio index=-2
No '/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf' on my PC... /etc/modprobe.d is empty.
There's /usr/share/alsa.conf, but it doesn't contain any occurrence of `usb'.