I'm not too sure about USB Audio on Linux, as I've never had need or desire to use it. But now the PC I'm building uses a case so small I can't possibly fit a sound card into. Anyone use USB Audio? What I'm looking for is something with good sound and full Linux compatibility. I'm guessing USB Audio drivers are mature by now, but I honestly don't know. Anyone have some recommendations for a USB Audio device? The more features on it the better, but I really don't care too much as long as it works and sounds good.
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I don't need instructions how to google. I was hoping for some first hand information, since what I was able to dig up is mostly limited to "it works" or "it doesn't work" and little else.
Kinda late but, I use this cheapo one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16812186035
Works better than before when I had a cable running my audio (GRRR THE NOISE!!...now its gone)
the only bad thing is in Ubuntu I tried the audio in and the next time I rebooted it turned it into a line-in. basiclly talk into the mic and it would imediatly feed to the stereo. while still in bios, weird. I just turned the unneeded mic feature off.
That cheap thing works good? Sounds good and all? I might give it a try then. $8 isn't anything for me, so if it sucks it's not even enough for me to consider a waste
Would be possibly better if I had something with 2 outs, but I can work with 1 just fine.
Wow, just noticed, Newegg's page specifically says it supports Linux.
Your mic/line problem could very likely be solved with some alsa configuring, but it's been awhile since I got nitty gritty with alsa and I remember very little of it right now.