The Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) provides audio and MIDI functionality to the Linux operating system.

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Control ALSA Volume on unity-control-center sound (not Pulse Audio)

I just managed to disable Pulse Audio to get free of its (frustrating) re-sampling feature. Everything is good with ALSA, except for I have to rely on alsamixer for volume control. Is there a way to ...
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No audio coming from speakers in Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome

No audio coming from speakers (in my notebook), but audio comes out from headphones (with a 3.5mm connector). I already tried to uninstall and reinstall AlsaMixer and PulseAudio, but it didn't work. ...
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Sound card not detected

I have installed ubuntu 14.04 on new computer. I have soundcard integrated in motherboard MSI B150M Pro-vd but my sound card is not detected. How do I get configs/drivers to get it to work. aplay -l: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no sound output on speaker

Dear fellow Ubuntu users, As a Ubuntu newbie, a couple years ago, I tried tweaking some things with audio and mic jacks. I wanted to use the mic jack for audio. I then installed a piece of software ...
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Speakers stopped working, Lubuntu 14.04

I recently did a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 on a HP Mini 2133, the speakers worked fine until I plugged my headphones in and out. At first I thought the headphone jack was damaged (the headphone ...
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Pulse Audio Configuration with Remote: Controlling Playback vs. Output Device

I've gone through less than a dozen installations of Ubuntu, Ubuntu Studio, Xubuntu and Mint, all 15.10, and have noticed what seems to be a random selection of what the OS decides for the remote to ...
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How to get surround sound on Ubuntu Studio 15.10

I have an Ubuntu Studio 15.10 system on a MSI MS-7788 motherboard (Intel i5, 4 cores, 64-bits, PCU), with an integrated sound card: 'Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High ...
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Lack of Audio 14.04

So, my problems began with a complete lack of audio. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and had a similar problem as this post, so I followed the instructions posted in the solution. After restarting my ...
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sound from speakers & headset at the same time

My build in audio plays sounds for both headset and speakers, the automute control does not do anything, even so is there. I have try changing the alsa and some other stuff like gnome-alsamixer.
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audio through ssh/get raw audio from pulseaudio

How to carry audio over SSH? was closed with a reference to pulsaudio, which is not what i am asking. How do I tunnel sound through ssh? I distinctly want a solution using ssh which would work on a ...
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Electrical white noise headphones

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP Pavilion p042nd laptop next to Windows. When I plug in my headphones there is a static noise and a white noise like noise. This does not happen in Windows, does ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - setup the headphone volume to 100% not speaker volume to 100% [closed]

Ubuntu 15.04 is used in a call-center. Where they are using this PC Agent have random headphone to listen audio, so they connect or unplug the headphone in the Asus speaker output jack. The moment ...
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lost sound in internal speakers after installing pulseaudio

I have an all-in-one desktop with Lubuntu 14.04.3 installed. In order to be able use Skype I installed pulseaudio. I used to be able to change volume with alsamixer so that I could hear things out of ...
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Error please solved it [closed]

ERROR: Cannot create report: [Errno 17] File exists: '/var/crash/alsa-hda-dkms.0.crash' Error! Bad return status for module build on kernel: 3.19.0-49-generic (i686) Consult ...
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xps 15 9950 ubuntu 14.04 no audio input

I am running 14.04 on an XPS 15 9950 (late 2015). The audio card is an HDA Intel PCH, the cpu is the Intel Skylake. My problem is that no audio input device is detected. running alsamixer and ...
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Individual audio programs controlling master volume

I recently disabled pulseaudio and prevented it from autospawning in its config file. Now, even when I start it manually using pulseaudio --start, it doesn't work properly. for instance, when I use ...
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Constant noise in headphones

Today a new problem cropped up in my HP Probook 430 G3 with Ubuntu 14.04. I noticed that my earphones and speakers were simultaneously playing so I tried out various options from here on AskUbuntu ...
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Fix speaker volume in alsamixer

I get bad sound quality while using Ubuntu. When I adjust the speaker volume in alsamixer it sounds good. But the problem is that volume level won't stay fixed. As soon as I change the master volume ...
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ALSA Find Only Output Focusrite Saffire6

I was working with python and sounddevice. Till now i only was sending out some sound true my (usb1.1) saffire 6. For now i want record and sending audio at the same moment. I found out that my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.3 startup slow ('dmesg': “self-detected stall on cpu”, maybe because of 'alsa-sink'?)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.03 installed in vmware workstation 12. The bootup to the login takes around 20 secs, after which, the mouse and keyboard becomes unresponsive for 3 to 5 mins. After managing ...
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Sound troubleshooting problem - Dummy Output and no Input

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04LTS and my pc is HP Pavilion dv6500. Sound always worked until 3/4 days ago. So I went to HelpUbuntu, SoundTroubleshootingProcedure and I arrived here: ...
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No headphones sound in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS after a fresh install (dualboot)

I installed Ubuntu and promptly lost headphones sound both in Windows 7 (on a SSD) and Ubuntu (on a HDD). I resolved the issue in Windows by just selecting the headphones option in the Sound Blaster ...
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Sound only out of internal speakers, never headphones (Alienware laptop, Ubuntu 15.10)

Alienware 17 r3 laptop, internal speakers work fine, headphone jack(s) seem to be ignored, so I can't get sound to an external speaker. (The Alienware has a second "microphone" jack, which apparently ...
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How to set up Jack + Alsa to show, by name, all ports on sound card

I know I could probably find what I'm looking for by going through a ton of documentation, but hopefully I can find a concise answer here that more directly explains what I'm trying to figure out. I ...
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No sound for built-in speakers but works fine for headphones

Yesterday I bought Dell inspiron 15 3542, with fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, sound was working fine for the first time for both built-in laptop speakers and headphone. After installing some ...
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laptop left speaker stopped working

I have tested left and right using the Sound application. Only the right speaker is working. When I use my headset, I get sound from both left and right headset speakers. I have the same problem on ...
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Audio system Realtek ALC 899 doesn't work on 14.04.3

I have a notebook (MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro), on which I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. It seems, that audio driver for Realtek ALC 899 downloaded automatically (for example file ...
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Pulse Audio does not work after Resume

Hy, After Suspend - Resume Sound Applications still play, but there is no sound. I need to issue (in a shell) /usr/bin/pasuspender /bin/true then sound is there again. This command of course ...
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Audacity Keeps Crashing

I'm running the latest version of audacity and the playback keeps crashing when I try to pause it. Ive seen elsewhere on line that this is a bug and that there are workarounds for it but i cant seem ...
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How do xmms/modplug tune volume?

I'm using xmms2 0.8 DrO_o + modplug 1.0.0 to have a rich playlist featuring some .ogg/mp3 songs together with old-school sound tracks (.mod, .s3m, .it, .xm). All this runs on ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, ...
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No Sound after Upgrade to Xubuntu 14.04

After the upgrade to 14.04 I can't hear anything anymore. The basic troubleshooting looks good, but with aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav nothing is to hear. # lspci -v | grep -A7 -i ...
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Realtek Audio Drivers for Ubuntu

Are there any Realtek audio drivers for Ubuntu? If yes where do I get them and how do I install them correctly? (for Ubuntu 14.04 64bit) Also with jack work okay after I install them? Curious about ...
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Zoom B2.1u external usb sound card

i have a Zoom B2.1u guitar digital effect, in Windows i can connect it through an usb cable and use it as the system's predefinite audio card (for recording and reproducing). Audio software like ...
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Splitting front/rear audio ports

I have a headset connected to the front panel and speakers connected to my rear panel (stationary computer). I want to be able to play audio either from the speakers or the headset, but none at the ...
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how to enable beep sound [duplicate]

I have a problem with beep sound, I want to when I enter ping -a hear beep sound but I can't hear it. I use ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 4.3.0. Sound card works very well and I can listen to music. I run ...
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Kubuntu messed up my computer

Im running lubuntu and I decided to try kde so I typed in sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop But after rebooting it messed up my computer I was able to fix xorg so I could boot into graphics and ...
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How do redirect microphone audio output to headphone output?

I'm trying to to redirect the sound that's being inputted into my microphone jack out into my headphone jack, is there any easy way to do this? I've tried doing the following command: pactl ...
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No sound icon in top panel in Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday I bought an HDMI cable to connect my laptop to the computer, I changed the sound interface to HDMI and everything worked, when I tried to watch a movie with VLC I had to change the sound ...
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No Sound on Ubuntu 15.10 running on Acer CB3-111-670 Chromebook

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on an Acer CB3-111-670 Chromebook. I am running directly off of the internal ssd after following this guide: https://wiki.galliumos.org/Installing/Preparing#Bay_Trail and ...
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CM106 USB Audio Device v0d8c p0102 has no control for headphone

Logilink 7.1 UA0099 CM106 USB Audio Device v0d8c p0102 shows no headphone. In modinfo snd-usb-audio there is no entry for this vendor, hence no options . There are no headphones in alsamixer nor in ...
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ALSA Mixer settings won't save (Kubuntu)

Since I've been using Linux on my Macbook I've noticed that there's a red light constantly shining out of the headphone port on the left side of the machine. This doesn't happen on OS X, I've checked. ...
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Headphones and internal speakers suddenly broken Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sager laptop (or Clevo P750ZM). I'm not exactly sure what triggered it, but suddenly I have no sound output from either the internal laptop speakers or the headphone ...
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Unable to get sound working. Ubuntu Server 14.04.3

I have had this problem for a while now. I have looked around in many places for solutions. But none have worked. The OS is running on an old Sony Vaio Laptop, model: VPCEB3F4E. I have used the alsa ...
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Headphone jack not working after 14.04 installation while the speakers work

I'm a noob here and after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 i'm facing issues with the headphone Jack. Default speakers are working all fine but i can not use headphones as they are not recognized by ...
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FiiO E10 USB DAC not working/no sound

I plugged my FiiO E10 USB DAC on my Lubuntu 14.04, turned on (blue LED is on) but has no sounds. It is working on my Mac and Windows 10. I also submitted this Bug #1532379 on Launchpad Hoping ...
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Sound muted and locked but still working

Just reinstalled ubuntu 14.04 on this computer. The sound is working perfectly in every application but it seems i don't have control from the desktop. I do have full controm from alsamixer. Top ...
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sound played by headphones contain much noise, where the sound of printscreen screen capture works perfect

I've a laptop (Vaio VPCM13M1E) with ubuntu 14.04 installed. The sound of my laptop speakers works fine, but the sound of my headphones while playing a medium or through internet contains much noise. ...
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Re-enable pop sound checks in ubuntu gnome 15.10

I tried http://askubuntu.com/a/86750/469695 but it didn't work. It stopped working when I re-installed PulseAudio. I also tried toggling sound effect in sound settings. Another strange thing is ...
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How to fix hdajackretask error tee: /sys/class/sound/hwC0D0/reconfig

I tried using hdajackretask to make my mic jack act as another headphone jack, but when I hit apply it would say tee: /sys/class/sound/hwC0D0/reconfig and then wouldn't work.
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No Sound in ubuntu 14.04 x64 used to work and suddenly stopped

im having some audio problems within ubuntu, iv tried all the fixes on google but still no joy, aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards found... lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" 00:1b.0 Audio ...