Ubuntu thinks my sound card is "unplugged". Can anyone help?

It happened just today as I tried to find out how I can record some audio with Audacity. Turns out it's not that easy and also now I'm on inbuild audio card which is awful.

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What's a skill that you'd *really* like to learn, but you're not sure how to get started?

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2 people are currently working on an #opensource federated #reddit alternative, called #lemmy.
They need some open source #developers to help them enable the federating function.. #activitypub

BOOST to help development...


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I want and to have a baby. I'd throw a lot of money at an ethically sourced Linux phone.

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Hey everyone, I've recently started using the News app in #nextcloud and I'd like some suggestions for some general, diverse, quality #rss feeds. I want to keep things fairly open and broad, see where that takes me.

Thanks, and keep being awesome!

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So I downloaded my fcbk data last night and started going through it and it's pretty chilling. They know me. All the people, places, events, companies, etc I've ever searched on there. Who I've chatted with and the complete conversations, huge lists of companies who have uploaded my data to their servers, all of my contacts from my phone, places I've been, apps I have on my phone...

My phone's launcher checks in with them many times a day signaling who knows what.

I'm... honestly... yikes. I knew it was bad but seriously. I don't even want to THINK about what google knows.

Any like app for Android? Sth to connect not only to but many other networks?

Hey everyone! What would you advise as a best introduction into computing/programming world for 4yo kid that would be fun to explore together also for 40yo total noob who never learner about and basics too?

Please repost!

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Some preinstalled apps in Android have serious security flaws, don’t have update mechanisms, and cannot be deleted. Who has the power to change that right now? @google

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Hello dear Fediverse! Is there an alteranative mailing software like Mailchimp around, you would recommend?

crashes every time I try to use it for some time now. Is there any known solution to this? May it be connected to me blocking google apps? I have latest version.


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apparently Jitsi is the droid i'm looking for. 🎉 thanks all for your feedback!!!

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I have these already mentioned but on my phone I use Brave. Is it lacking anything? If yes, are there any extentions for it too?

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List of leaked NordVPN accounts. Check to see if you're compromised.


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#Facebook is once again in the news for all the wrong reasons. A database containing more than 267 million user IDs and matching phone numbers has been discovered on the internet.



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