Author Topic: ALSA not available as a selectable output device for gstreamer 1.x  (Read 538 times)

gman2001

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Hey Folks,

I'm trying to trouble shoot a problem I have on my Ubuntu 16.04 setup with a Schitt Modi2 DAC.  I have followed the Alsa configuration instructions located here:

http://mangel312.blogspot.ca/2014/05/bit-perfect-audio-in-ubuntu.html

The problem I run into is that in the settings under the Audio tab, Alsa is not listed in the dropdown list of output devices.  Available options are:

auto detect
JACK
openal
oss
oss4
PulseAudio

I can confirm that it works using aplay and deadbeef is able to use Alsa.

Hoping someone out there might have run into this as well and might know what is missing/wrong as I would love to use gmusicbrowser.

Thanks and best regards.

pastic

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Have you tried booting a LiveCD and install gmb and see if alsa shows up? (To rule out that something is messy with your current install.)