PulseAudio cannot connect, No sound output

asked 2018-04-17 12:43:44 -0600

gtomas gravatar image

I was fiddeling with some options in order to get my Bluetooth going, and I messed sth up. There's no sound option available, there are no sound outputs.

pulseaudio -k E: [pulseaudio] main.c: Failed to kill daemon: No such process

pulseaudio --start E: [pulseaudio] main.c: Daemon startup failed.

lspci | grep Audio 00:03.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Broadwell-U Audio Controller (rev 09) 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Wildcat Point-LP High Definition Audio Controller (rev 03)


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Did you start pulseaudio system wide? ps ax | grep pulse and kill it with sudo kill

fcomida gravatar imagefcomida ( 2018-04-17 14:49:43 -0600 )edit

You can remove your user settings with these commands. I don't know if it will solve your problem, but it should regenerate new config files when pulse restarts

$ rm -rf /tmp/pulse* ~/.pulse* ~/.config/pulse $ pulseaudio -k $ pulseaudio --start

felthat gravatar imagefelthat ( 2018-04-18 06:57:24 -0600 )edit

I tried everything and then it just started working on its own. weird.

gtomas gravatar imagegtomas ( 2018-04-20 00:55:08 -0600 )edit