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

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

  • Support for Mic input and Audio output

  • USB Audio Class Compliant

  • Compatible with all recent distributions, including libre (free) distributions

  • Not dependent on binary blobs, or proprietary drivers-firmware




Fast shipping:

Most customers will receive this item within 1-5 business days when selecting our "Standard Shipping" option or our USPS shipping option if within the US. Most others in populated regions will generally get it within 6-10 business days.

(* large quantities may take longer to deliver)
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
Supported distributions:

Trisquel 3, 3.5, 4.01, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6, 6.01, 7, 8
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
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
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
Peppermint Linux OS 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
LXLE 12.04, 12.04.3, 12.04.4, 14.04, discontinued
LinuxMint 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
Fedora 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28
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
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
elementary OS .1, .2, .3, .3.1, .3.2, .4, .4.1
Mandrivia 2009.0, 2009.1, 2010.0, 2010.1, 2010.2, 2011.0
Debian 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
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
Slackware 14, 14.1, 14.2
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 Series 6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6 ELS+
Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 Series 5.10, 5.11, 5.11+
CentOS 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
CentOS 6 Series 6, 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
Scientific Linux 7 Series 7.0, 7.1, 7.2, 7.3, 7.4, 7.5
Scientific Linux 6 Series 6, 6.1, 6.2, 6.3, 6.4, 6.5, 6.6, 6.7, 6.8, 6.9, 6.10
Scientific Linux 5 Series 5.10, 5.11


All recent distributions are compatible.