Manjaro 24.03 - Issue with Droidcam Audio

Good afternoon everyone, I’m new to Linux and a friend told me that Manjaro would be a good option, and I really liked it. However, I’m having difficulties getting Droidcam to capture audio from my smartphone. I’ve already installed linux69-headers, gcc, make, v4l2, and yet I’m not successful. I’ve granted permissions on Android; below are some screenshots to provide more information on what might be the issue.

From here:

DroidCam can use the Linux ALSA Loopback sound card for audio. There are many differences and quirks with audio on different Linux systems. It’s recommended you use a regular microphone and keep droidcam for video only.

Run sudo ./install-sound to load the Linux ALSA Loopback sound card which the Droidcam client will use for audio input.

I don’t know whether that last step is included in the install procedure that the PKGBUILD uses.

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Welcome to the forum! :wave:

Note that I’ve moved your topic to the proper category as droidcam is an Arch User Repository (AUR) package.

Screenshots are normally not appropriate. They make the forum database backup larger and the text cannot be indexed by search engines to help others.

At the very least, please use words to describe what the screenshots are supposed to be telling us.

The only package that is applicable is the kernel headers as you presumably installed v4l2loopback-dkms.

There is no reason to manually install gcc or make as they’re part of the base-devel meta package required for using the Arch User Repository (AUR).

To correct the proper installation of the above packages since you most likely installed all of them explicitly:

Since linux-headers is an optional dependency of dkms and the other two are depdendencies of base-devel, set them as depdencencies:

sudo pacman -D --asdeps linux69-headers gcc make

Install base-devel so you have all the tools necessary for using the AUR:

sudo pacman -S base-devel

Please see:

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I’m sorry, I’ll check about the rules, I was a bit confused because I’ve been trying to solve this issue since yesterday. I did the installation with sudo pacman -S base-devel, and sorry for the English, I’m using ChatGPT; my English is very poor.

I don’t know how to proceed. I saw some people talking about a command pacmd, but it doesn’t seem to work with pipewire.

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