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

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Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 15 3000 Series laptop

I need some help, My laptop sound does not works but when i am plug-in my headphone audio are play. I am also checked that my audio sound card works properly. So teel me that how to check my headphone ...
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control volume using python script

I can control volume using this command through terminal amixer -D pulse sset Master 0% . My question that how can I do the same thing using python script.
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Fn sound keys not working on Lenovo G50-45 Lubuntu 15.10

I just installed Willy Werewolf release of Lubuntu and the Fn Volume+ and Volume- and Mute keys are not working. On Elementary os they worked without pressing the Fn button. Brightness keys work ...
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PulseAudio can not load bluetooth module 15.10/16.04

EDIT: Works for 16:04 as well I am having trouble connecting my bluetooth speakers with a fresh 15.10 install. The speakers are connected however they are not listed as available audio device. I ...
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Web Browser no Sound USB G930

I am using the Logitech G930 Gaming Headset on Mageai with the KDE desktop environment. Within Chromium I am unable to hear any sounds; the volume button indicates noise when I manually adjust the ...
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Speaker noise when browser loading pages

I notice it most in my browser, but it happens in other programs too. When my browser is doing anything, like loading a page, mouse-over a link, scrolling, etc., I get speaker crackling. It's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sound will not work

for some reason my sound just wont work, i have tried everything from reinstalling and restarting alsa to downloading new drivers, ive even reinstalled ubuntu 3 times. ive made sure nothing is muted ...
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Recording of training video call

Ubuntu 15.04 (soon to be 15.10). we will be doing some video conferencing training calls soon and would like to record them. I believe this can be done using Pulse Audio Control and ...
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Cant hear duolingo

On my desktop, I have headphones. Sites like facebook, and youtube play just fine, meaning audio works. I started duolingo on my laptop at home, with Ubuntu also. Where on my laptop it works fine. ...
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How can I properly use both Alsa and Jack?

I installed Ubuntu, and everything was working fine. Then I installed Jack to record music and interface with my MIDI keyboard. Then I ended up in the weird situation where I could hear my synth and ...
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Checking sample rate of Alsamixer used with USB DAC

I am worried that my Alsamixer downsamples my 24bit/96khz music to 16/41 or just generally degrades sound quality. I have done a test with a .flac and .wav file with alsa and it displayed that it is ...
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USB Audio Interface not showing device in list for Pulseaudio

There are a lot of questions around this, I must have gone though about 10 to see what's wrong. I have a Behringer FCA610 usb audio interface that I use as my primary card. In Ubuntu 14.10, I simply ...
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Sound issues with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I recently replaced my Windows 7 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Everything works great except that I'm unable to play sound through my headphones. It worked well in Windows but now it won't. Here is a ...
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No sound through headphones while speakers work fine

System details: http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=ca96b1ad9d7f3d393a59566f0ca6b8ea765be023 I've tried everything I could find, asked on the IRC channel for help. I didn't get too far. After 5 hours ...
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Kubuntu 15.04 no sound on HDMI (Intel NUC D54250WYK)

There are similar questions and good answers on this forum. Unfortunately none of them addresses my problem. I had perfectly well functioning sound system on the Kubuntu 14.10 on same hardware, but ...
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Picking a default sound card

I'm running Lubuntu on a Chromebook (Acer C720) and having issues with getting any sound. /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf seems to be the default configuration from Ubuntu and as I understand it, ...
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Laptop Surround Sound Speakers

I have a Gigabye G3-Plus laptop, and it comes with Dolby Digital Surround Sound. But on Ubuntu 14.04 it only plays through 2 speakers instead of all 5.1. When I try to change the settings in sound it ...
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VLC does not stop after exiting

I am having a problem with vlc on xubuntu 15.04, which is vlc sometimes does not exit after I pressed the close button on the window. Still after closing the window, the vlc icon is still on the ...
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headphones problem: internal speakers are working fine,but when heaphones are plugged in Iam only able to hear background sound vocals are not clear

I have dual booted system on my dell 3537 with windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 in windows both internal speakers and headphones are fine but in Ubuntu headphones are not working please need a help ...
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Sound problem with headphones(Ubuntu 14.04 LTS; Lenovo G710)

Intro: I have Windows 8.1 on my laptop(Lenovo g170) have no problems with sound. Installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Have bought new headphones. There was some problems in both systems(Windows and Linux). ...
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Microphone not recording anything

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell Optiplex 780. I tried recording using inbuilt mic, and also with a line mic in both front and rear panels. When I go to System Settings -> Sound, I can see ...
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How to activate extern soundcard Traktor Audio 2

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my computer but I cannot use my soundcard "Traktor Audio 2" In the GUI settings, I can just find the internal soundcard but not the extern one. How can I set this ...
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Update 1 : Trying to fix hdmi audio, result = No more HDMI audio devices, alsamixer not working anymore

Hello friendly ubuntu users ! I tried (a lot) to work around with this guide to find a solution about my no sound issue in desktop environment resulting in a worst case scenario ...
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660ti Displayport Daisy Chain no audio

I have searched the internets for this problem but could not found a solution. I have a dual monitor set up chained via display port. I have no issues with the graphical performance but I do not have ...
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HP pavilion15 beatsaudio Realtek ALC3227 no subwoofer

My question. I found many tutorials on many forums to solve "the" HP beatsaudio sufwoofer problem. like: https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/17sov5/howto_beats_audio_hp_laptop_speakers_on/ Most ...
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JACK and PulseAudio multiple sinks

I successfully configured PulseAudio to run ontop of JACK by following this surprisingly easy description. Now I wonder if there is a way (at first I was certain of it) to have multiple sinks between ...
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ubuntu 15.04 no sound

there is no sound on my desktop and my Chassis Information are: Handle 0x0003, DMI type 3, 22 bytes Chassis Information Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd. Type: Desktop Lock: Not ...
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Using LADSPA Plugins to have a noise gate to my microphone

I am want to apply a noise gate to my microphone. But I dont know why. I see that LADSPA Plugins can do that but i dont know how to set them up. If someone can help me with LADSPA or has a different ...
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Yeti USB Microphone not recognized in Audacity or Skype 14.10

cat /etc/os-release NAME="Ubuntu" VERSION="14.10 (Utopic Unicorn)" ID=ubuntu ID_LIKE=debian PRETTY_NAME="Ubuntu 14.10" VERSION_ID="14.10" HOME_URL="http://www.ubuntu.com/" ...
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Bose Soundlink Mini II - how do I output high-quality sound?

I have a Bose Soundlink Mini that works well - I can pair it with Kubuntu (14.10) and set it as an audio playback device for videos in Phonon. Sounds great. :) Just purchased a Soundlink Mini II and ...
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Jack audio how to loop back multiple USB sound cards

I started using JAck audio a day ago and I want to know how to loop back multiple USB sound cards with some c code. I am unable to find a server program in the examples because it runs as a server ...
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MUltiple USB audio sound cards ALSA programming

I have plugged in multiple USB sound cards.I want to play audio from each of the sound card. I am using the following loop program: https://github.com/zonque/simple-alsa-loop/blob/master/loop.c But I ...
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Pulseaudio per application volume for module-combine-sink

I have two stereo sound cards and I'd like to create virtual 4.0 sink to use 4-channel audio. I'm using following pulseaudio configuration: load-module module-alsa-sink sink_name=output1 ...
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Sound not working; no devices show up; only for my user

earlier today I tried to make my Asus SonicMaster subwoofer work on my laptop, and succeeded. However, that was after some trial and error of messing around with some sound settings. The issue now, is ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 audio recording noise

I have an HDA Intel PCH card (as reported by alsamixer). Whenever the microphone is used (e.g. for Skype), it captures a lot of noise. I have tried to make an audio capture using audacity and it seems ...
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No sound after installing update 14.04 LTS

Running 14.04 on an Intel NUC with HDMI output to home theater (no built in speakers). Previous to most recent update everything was fine. Now I get no sound. I followed the advice on all the ...
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Alsamixer is not working

I downgraded my Kubuntu 14.04 to 12.04 because of some issues. But now i am facing an issue with alsamixer. It shows: 'cannot open mixer: No such file or directory' error while opening. But it was ...
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Sound problem |Internal Speakers recognized as headphones

I have a laptop running Lubuntu 15.04. The problem is that my internal speakers are treated as headphones, and the volume of them is controlled by headphones bar at alsa. So if I plug headphones and ...
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Sound cuts out intermittently on all sound players EXCEPT Spotify

I have been running XBMC successfully for years on the same PC. I moved house and the PC seems to have suffered: Whereas XBMC used to play properly and predictably, it now cuts out intermittently as ...
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choppy/poppy audio via HDMI (ALSA/pulseaudio)

Followup problem to this: Lubuntu 14.04 no sound, can't install pulseaudio Using LUbuntu 14.04. Installed pulseaudio. Headphone audio is clear, choppy/poppy audio via HDMI.
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Lubuntu 14.04 no sound, can't install pulseaudio

I have two PCs I've installed LUbuntu 14.04 on. On one sound is fine and pulseaudio was installed during the OS installation. On the other pulseaudio is missing, and there is no sound at all, not from ...
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Marian Trace D4 SRC not detect (alsa problem)

I would like to use a Marian Trace D4 SRC (all AES digital card) with alsa (in the Alsa Matrix : FPGA) but  I can't see the card with qjackctl with cat /proc/asound/cards : nothing also with lspci ...
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Is Skype 4.2 still supported on Linux?

I am currently using Skype 4.2 but I cannot sign in to the Skype network. (Internet connection is OK and so is the password). And since I'm using Ubuntu without PulseAudio (it doesn't support my ...
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Can't adjust sound for internal sound card anymore

Weird problem just appeared. I'm on x64 15.04, Lenovo T410, with driver snd_hda_intel and my sound does not work anymore, in the sense that the indicator on top is greyed out, and has an "x" next to ...
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ubuntu mate no sound intel hda

I've purchased an older netbook from asus: EeePC x101CH with an intel HDA sound chip. I installed ubuntu mate 15.04 and tried already several things to get te sound working, but to no avail. I already ...
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HP Envy m6 Subwoofer Beats Audio not working

I have an HP Envy m6-n010dx.Running Elementary(Ubuntu 14.04)This is an AMD based model,which includes Beats Audio in the form of 2 speakers and an integrated subwoofer. It uses Realtek ALC3241 sound ...
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Audio breaks on virtual machine overnight

At work I use Ubuntu (14.04) in a virtual machine. Upon boot, if I plug my headphones in and attempt to play music through either Mopidy of Spotify, it plays just fine. At the end of the day I unplug ...
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M-Audio Mtrack Quad on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to get my external sound card (M-Audio Mtrack Quad) to work, especially the 4 inputs/outputs. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. The card doesn't seem to be detected (it doesn't appear in alsamixer ...
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Digital/Analog Sound Issue in Ubuntu 15.04

I've done two fresh installs of Ubuntu because of the following problem, and it's still there. It's driving me up the wall! Straight from the off, there was no sound being output from Ubuntu. I ...
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Sound has disappeared on my account, works perfectly on Guest Session

So my sound has been working perfectly until I installed the Pulse Audio Equalizer, which was working for a bit, and then when I came back to my laptop, my Spotify app was giving me errors. I then ...