[pulseaudio-discuss] paplay no sound

Arun Raghavan arun at arunraghavan.net
Mon Sep 4 05:37:51 UTC 2017

On Mon, 4 Sep 2017, at 10:35 AM, namittal at codeaurora.org wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using paplay to run wav files. Command is executing without error 
> or warning but no sound is coming from speakers.
> any ideas what could be wrong and from where i should start debugging.

1. Use pactl to see what device is being played to, and that it is what
you want
2. Make sure sink-input and sink volume are as expected, and nothing is
3. Look at your ALSA mixer controls to make sure they are what they need
to be

-- Arun

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