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Old 01-26-2008, 01:10 PM   #1
jjsonp
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Script or Terminal command to switch audio output?


I can switch the audio output by going to System -> Preferences -> Sound and changing the "Sound playback" device from 'Autodetect' to 'USB Audio'.

I want to be able to do this via terminal (and script).

asoundconf (whether run from the GTK GUI or terminal) doesn't seem to do anything. I suspect it changes the *default* sound output, but not the *active* one?

For instance if I switch from 'Headset' to 'ICH7' via asoundconf-gtk (the only two choices I have, except for 'PulseAudio') but then go to System->Preferences->Sound, the 'Sound Playback' still reads 'USB Audio', and if I press 'Test' the sound comes out over my headset, not my speakers.
 
  


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