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Fix Macbook Audio Not Working on Discord

Nov 25th, 2018 / 1 min read / Share / Edit on GitHub
Use this script to fix Discord's audio problems on Mac.

I recently started getting this problem where I wasn't able to hear any audio (nothing, not even system sounds) after having been on Discord on my Macbook Pro.

It would also mean that I'm not able to join a call and hear anyone's voices. Pretty annoying.

Try killing your current audio process with this command.

ps aux | grep 'coreaudio[d]' | awk '{print $2}' | xargs sudo kill

Or add it to your ~/.zshrc so you can run it whenever the audio starts acting up again.

echo 'alias reset-audio="ps aux | grep 'coreaudio[d]' | awk '{print $2}' | xargs sudo kill"' >> ~/.zshrc
source ~/.zshrc
reset-audio

I hope it works for you!

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Khalil Stemmler is a Software developer / designer and musician based out of southern Ontario cities. He co-founded Univjobs, currently works as a consultant and writes about JavaScript, TypeScript, software development principles and best practices.



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