Penguin USB 2.0 External Stereo Sound Adapter for GNU / Linux (TPE-USBSOUND)

Penguin USB 2.0 External Stereo Sound Adapter for GNU / Linux (TPE-USBSOUND) Penguin USB 2.0 External Stereo Sound Adapter for GNU / Linux (TPE-USBSOUND)
Get crystal clear stereo output with our USB 2.0 Sound Card.



  • Support for Mic input and Audio output

  • USB Audio Class Compliant

  • Compatible with all recent distributions

  • Not dependent on binary blobs or proprietary drivers

  • Vetted and certified by the Free Software Foundation





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Category Specification
Chipset C-Media CM119
Power USB port
Outpt Stero
Input Mono
Interface USB 2.0 compatible
Supported Systems Linux 2.6.27+
Compatible With Win98 SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/Mac OS 9/X
Partial List Of Supported Releases:

Trisquel 3, 3.5, 4.01, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6, 6.01, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Slint 14.2, 15.0
Slackware 14, 14.1, 14.2, 15.0
Ubuntu 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04, 20.10, 21.04, 21.10, 22.04, 22.10, 23.04, 23.10
Kubuntu 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04, 20.10, 21.04, 21.10, 22.04, 22.10, 23.04, 23.10
Lubuntu 8.10, 9.04, 9.10, 10.04, 10.10, 11.04, 11.10, 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10, 14.04, 14.10, 15.04, 15.10, 16.04, 16.10, 17.04, 17.10, 18.04, 18.10, 19.04, 19.10, 20.04, 20.10, 21.04, 21.10, 22.04, 22.10, 23.04, 23.10
Peppermint Linux OS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 9 Respin-2, 10, 10 Respin, 10 Respin 20191210, 2022-02-02, 2022-10-02, 2022-11-07, 2022-11-28, 2023-07-01, 2023-10-15
LXLE 12.04.2, 12.04.3, 12.04.4, 14.04, discontinued
Linux Mint 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 14.1, 15, 16, 17, 17.1, 17.2, 17.3, 18, 18.1, 18.2, 18.3, 19, 19.1, 19.2, 19.3, 20, 20.1, 20.2, 20.3, 21, 21.1, 21.2, 21.2 Edge, 21.3, 21.3 Edge
Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
Fedora 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39
OpenSuSE 11.1, 11.2, 11.3, 11.4, 12.1, 12.2, 12.3, 13.1, 13.2, Leap 42.1, 42.2, 42.3, 15.0, 15.1, 15.2, 15.3, 15.4, 15.5
PCLinuxOS 2010, 2010.1, 2010.7, 2010.10, 2010.12, 2011.6, 2011.9, 2012.2, 2013.2, 2013.4, 2013.6, 2013.7, 2013.715, 2013.10, 2013.12, 2014.04, 2014.05, 2014.07, 2014.08, 2014.12, 2016.03, 2016.07, 2017.04, 2017.05, 2017.07, 2017.11, 2018.06, 2019.03, 2019.05, 2019.08, 2019.10, 2019.11, 2019.12, 2020.01, 2020.02, 2020.03, 2020.05, 2020.08, 2020.10, 2020.1015, 2021.0205, 2021.0215, 2021.08, 2021.11, 2022.01.10, 2022.04.10, 2022.04.20, 2022.07.10, 2022.11.20, 2022.11.30, 2022.12, 2023.05, 2023.07, 2023.08
Manjaro 0.8.0, 0.8.1, 0.8.2, 0.8.3, 0.8.4, 0.8.5, 0.8.6, 0.8.7, 0.8.8, 0.8.9, 0.8.10, 0.8.11, 0.8.12, 0.8.13, 15.09, 15.12, 16.06, 16.06.1, 16.08, 16.10, 17.0, 17.1, 18.0, 18.1.0, 19.0, 20.0, 20.1, 20.2, 20.2.1, 21.0, 21.0.1, 21.0.2, 21.0.3, 21.0.4, 21.0.5, 21.0.6, 21.0.7, 21.1.0, 21.1.1, 21.1.2, 21.1.3, 21.1.4, 21.1.5, 21.1.6, 21.2.0, 21.2.1, 21.2.2, 21.2.3, 21.2.4, 21.2.5, 21.2.6, 21.3.1, 21.3.2, 21.3.3, 21.3.4, 21.3.5, 21.3.6, 21.3.7, 22.0, 22.0.1, 22.0.2, 22.0.3, 22.0.4, 22.0.5, 22.1.0, 22.1.1, 22.1.2, 22.1.3, 23.0, 23.0.1, 23.0.2, 23.0.3, 23.0.4, 23.1.0, 23.1.1, 23.1.2, 23.1.3
elementary OS .1, .2, .3, .3.1, .3.2, .4, .4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.1.4, 5.1.5, 5.1.6, 5.1.7, 6, 6.1, 7, 7.1
Debian 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Tails .20, .21, .22, .22.1, .23, 1.0, 1.0.1, 1.1, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.2, 1.2.3, 1.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.4, 1.4.1, 1.5, 1.5.1, 1.6, 1.7, 2.0, 2.0.1, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.7.1, 2.9.1, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 3.0, 3.0.1, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 3.6.1, 3.6.2, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.9.1, 3.10.1, 3.11, 3.12, 3.12.1, 3.13, 3.13.1, 3.13.2, 3.14, 3.14.1, 3.14.2, 3.15, 3.16, 4.0, 4.1, 4.1.1, 4.2, 4.2.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.4.1, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8, 4.9, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 4.13, 4.14, 4.15, 4.15.1, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.20, 4.21, 4.22, 4.23, 4.24, 4.25, 4.26, 4.27, 4.28, 4.29, 5.0, 5.1, 5.1.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.3.1, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8, 5.9, 5.10, 5.11, 5.12, 5.13, 5.14, 5.15.1, 5.16, 5.16.1, 5.17, 5.18, 5.19, 5.19.1, 5.20, 5.21, 5.22
Rocky Linux 9 Series 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Rocky Linux 8 Series 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9
AlmaLinux 9 Series 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
AlmaLinux 8 Series 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9 Series 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8 Series 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.5, 8.6, 8.7, 8.8, 8.9
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, 7.9, 7 ELS+
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 Series 6.06, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, 6 ELS+
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Series 5.10, 5.11, 5.11+
CentOS Stream 8, 9
CentOS 8 Series 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, (discontinued)
CentOS 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, 7.9
CentOS 6 Series 6.06, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10
CentOS 5 Series 5.10, 5.11, 5.11+
Scientific Linux 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.8, (discontinued)
Scientific Linux 6 Series 6.06, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10, (discontinued)
Scientific Linux 5 Series 5.10, 5.11, (discontinued)


All recent distributions are compatible.

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