How To Configure Audio Settings

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(Updated 2018.01.30)


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Introduction

Userful™ software appliance enables users to output the audio from external device attached to the Userful host. This document walks you through the steps to configure audio settings. Before starting the configuration please ensure that the audio device is turned-on.


Configure Input Audio Device

Step 1: Configure the Sound Preferences on Linux Desktop

  • Go to Userful Control Center.
  • Log in to Linux Desktop from the Welcome Screen.
  • Go to Applications > Sound & Video > Sound.
  • Click on "Hardware" tab and choose a device to configure as shown in the image to the right.
Built-in Audio is selected, by default.
  • Select the "Profile" for your selected device from the drop-down menu.
  • Click on Test Speakers button to verify that sound is working as intended.


Configure Output Audio Settings
  • Click on "Output" tab and choose a device for sound output.
Ensure that the device selected for sound output is identical to the device configured in the previous step.


Please note that Mute button should not be enabled, as this may hinder with the output audio.


Video Wall Zone Settings

Step 2: Configure Video Wall Zone Settings

  • Go to Userful Control Center.
  • Click on video wall icon to open "Video Wall Zone Settings" dialog window.
Ensure that Host Sound Card is selected as "Sound Output" as shown in the image to the right.
  • Click "OK" to complete the process.
  • Click "Apply" button on Control Center > Mapping page.


Now the sound will output through the configured external device.

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