No sound/audio for some apps

Kernel: 6.2.11-zen1-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.1
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
root=UUID=97474ec2-db6d-49a6-93bb-3e341e2d6a3c rw [email protected]
quiet quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
resume=UUID=516fe7e2-191e-4f99-9fa8-48ba7e8cd034 loglevel=3 ibt=off
Desktop: KDE Plasma v: 5.27.4 tk: Qt v: 5.15.9 wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM
Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Type: Laptop System: Dell product: Latitude 3420 v: N/A
serial: <superuser required> Chassis: type: 10 serial: <superuser required>
Mobo: Dell model: 0FDC0T v: A00 serial: <superuser required> UEFI: Dell
v: 1.23.2 date: 10/27/2022
ID-1: BAT0 charge: 31.6 Wh (79.6%) condition: 39.7/40.8 Wh (97.1%)
volts: 11.7 min: 11.2 model: BYD DELL PG8YJ19 type: Unknown serial: <filter>
status: discharging
Info: model: 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 bits: 64 type: MT MCP
arch: Tiger Lake gen: core 11 level: v4 note: check built: 2020
process: Intel 10nm family: 6 model-id: 0x8C (140) stepping: 1
microcode: 0xA6
Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 4 tpc: 2 threads: 8 smt: enabled cache:
L1: 320 KiB desc: d-4x48 KiB; i-4x32 KiB L2: 5 MiB desc: 4x1.2 MiB
L3: 12 MiB desc: 1x12 MiB
Speed (MHz): avg: 622 high: 1247 min/max: 400/4700 scaling:
driver: intel_pstate governor: powersave cores: 1: 1173 2: 401 3: 400
4: 1247 5: 400 6: 400 7: 393 8: 568 bogomips: 27033
Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
Vulnerabilities: <filter>
Device-1: Intel TigerLake-LP GT2 [Iris Xe Graphics] vendor: Dell
driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-12.1 process: Intel 10nm built: 2020-21
ports: active: eDP-1 empty: DP-1,DP-2,HDMI-A-1 bus-ID: 00:02.0
chip-ID: 8086:9a49 class-ID: 0300
Device-2: Microdia Integrated_Webcam_HD type: USB driver: uvcvideo
bus-ID: 3-6:3 chip-ID: 0c45:6730 class-ID: 0e02
Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.8 with: Xwayland v: 23.1.1
compositor: kwin_x11 driver: X: loaded: modesetting
alternate: fbdev,intel,vesa dri: iris gpu: i915 display-ID: :0 screens: 1
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1366x768 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 361x203mm (14.21x7.99")
s-diag: 414mm (16.31")
Monitor-1: eDP-1 model: BOE Display 0x0a21 built: 2021 res: 1366x768
hz: 60 dpi: 112 gamma: 1.2 size: 309x173mm (12.17x6.81") diag: 354mm (13.9")
ratio: 16:9 modes: 1366x768
API: OpenGL v: 4.6 Mesa 23.0.2 renderer: Mesa Intel Xe Graphics (TGL GT2)
direct-render: Yes
Device-1: Intel Tiger Lake-LP Smart Sound Audio vendor: Dell
driver: sof-audio-pci-intel-tgl
alternate: snd_hda_intel,snd_sof_pci_intel_tgl bus-ID: 00:1f.3
chip-ID: 8086:a0c8 class-ID: 0401
API: ALSA v: k6.2.11-zen1-1-zen status: kernel-api tools: N/A
Server-1: PipeWire v: 0.3.69 status: active with: 1: pipewire-pulse
status: active 2: wireplumber status: active 3: pipewire-alsa type: plugin
4: pw-jack type: plugin tools: pactl,pw-cat,pw-cli,wpctl
Device-1: Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201 driver: iwlwifi v: kernel bus-ID: 00:14.3
chip-ID: 8086:a0f0 class-ID: 0280
IF: wlp0s20f3 state: up mac: <filter>
Device-2: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
vendor: Dell driver: r8169 v: kernel pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s lanes: 1
port: 3000 bus-ID: 2c:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp44s0 state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-1: br-000d18c40562 state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-2: br-1a0ae861d604 state: up speed: 10000 Mbps duplex: unknown
mac: <filter>
IF-ID-3: br-1b44eeac3ec8 state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-4: br-2712ad3d0c08 state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-5: br-6598402457d8 state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-6: br-ab40c4d8c34e state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-7: br-b3d9414938fa state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-8: br-b5fa80765491 state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-9: br-b6cb02f52dda state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-10: br-df9d391c0f8d state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-11: docker0 state: down mac: <filter>
IF-ID-12: veth3982ff5 state: up speed: 10000 Mbps duplex: full
mac: <filter>
IF-ID-13: vmnet1 state: unknown speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: <filter>
IF-ID-14: vmnet8 state: unknown speed: N/A duplex: N/A mac: <filter>
Device-1: Intel AX201 Bluetooth type: USB driver: btusb v: 0.8
bus-ID: 3-10:4 chip-ID: 8087:0026 class-ID: e001
Report: bt-adapter ID: hci0 rfk-id: 0 state: up address: <filter>
Local Storage: total: 465.76 GiB used: 333.37 GiB (71.6%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/nvme0n1 maj-min: 259:0 vendor: Crucial model: CT500P2SSD8
size: 465.76 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 31.6 Gb/s
lanes: 4 type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: P2CR033 temp: 39.9 C scheme: GPT
ID-1: / raw-size: 399.73 GiB size: 399.73 GiB (100.00%)
used: 307.11 GiB (76.8%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 300 MiB size: 299.4 MiB (99.80%)
used: 576 KiB (0.2%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/nvme0n1p1 maj-min: 259:1
ID-3: /home raw-size: 399.73 GiB size: 399.73 GiB (100.00%)
used: 307.11 GiB (76.8%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 399.73 GiB size: 399.73 GiB (100.00%)
used: 307.11 GiB (76.8%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 399.73 GiB size: 399.73 GiB (100.00%)
used: 307.11 GiB (76.8%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/nvme0n1p2 maj-min: 259:2
Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: partition size: 16.91 GiB used: 71.6 MiB (0.4%)
priority: -2 dev: /dev/nvme0n1p3 maj-min: 259:3
ID-2: swap-2 type: zram size: 15.37 GiB used: 4.78 GiB (31.1%)
priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
System Temperatures: cpu: 49.0 C mobo: N/A
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Processes: 390 Uptime: 1d 12h 42m wakeups: 30309 Memory: 15.37 GiB
used: 7.29 GiB (47.4%) Init: systemd v: 253 default: graphical
tool: systemctl Compilers: gcc: 12.2.1 Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 1544
libs: 354 tools: octopi,paru Shell: fish v: 3.6.1 running-in: konsole
inxi: 3.3.26
Garuda (2.6.16-1):
System install date:     2022-12-09
Last full system update: 2023-04-18 ↻
Is partially upgraded:   No
Relevant software:       snapper NetworkManager mkinitcpio
Windows dual boot:       Probably (Run as root to verify)
Failed units:

After some update last week, some apps like slack-desktop and whatsapp-nativier does not have audio/sound anymore.

Fixed using this procedure.

Here again for the click lazy ones :slight_smile:

If you don't have audio for electron-based apps, go to the audio configuration, play a sound in the electron-based app and make sure the device isn't muted as below.


If it's muted, just unmute it.


If you are not seeing it, you may click in the Show inactive devices button.

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