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

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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 ...
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Bluetooth Headphones Audio Timeout

I recently purchased an Insignia bluetooth usb adapter, and I was able to get it working with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have the bluez library installed from they synaptic manager (bluez 4.101-0ubuntu13.1). ...
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Left speaker stopped working after I solved no sound bug

I had the very common no sound bug on Ubuntu 14.04 that I managed to solve. The bug consisted in having no sound at all on internal speakers. When sound came back, it only worked on the right speaker. ...
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Sound not working on Gigabyte X-99 Internal Audio

I am using a Chillblast Fusion Ares X99 desktop, with a Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 5 Intel X99 motherboard, using the "Onboard High Definition Audio". The sound works with no problems in Windows 7, but no ...
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No sound on Toshiba Satellite S50D

Upgraded to ubuntu 15.04 and updated the kernel. Running uname -r prints 3.19.3-031903-generic. I've made sure alsamixer has nothing muted but the deafult card seems to be for hdmi. Not sure if that'...
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No audio output devices detected in new computer build with Skylake (Z170) motherboard in 14.04

I'm guessing the problem is that my motherboard is very recent; it's a Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 using the new Z170 (Skylake) chipset. The output of lspci -v shows two "Audio device" blocks, but I ...
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Buzzing Over HDMI 14.04 Build

I have a really frustrating audio issue. I'll get more exact specs/models if requested, but here's the basics: I'm running 14.04, Gigabyte Mini ATX board with an AMD A10 processor. Crucial ram and ...
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Popping sound coming from speakers

Up until recently I used Logitech Z515 without issues. Plugged in the wrong adapter and apparently burned it out. Now switched to a set of desktop speakers (not USB) and there is a popping sound ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no sound neither headfones nor laptop speaker

Ubuntu 14.04 no sound neither headphones nor laptop speaker. I've no other operating system installed details attached. I've removed & reinstall the alsamixer & stuffs. I also installed ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - No sound in speakers but working on earphones

I have freshly installed Ubuntu 15.04 recently. I haven't noticed the problem but I could not play music from any of my two browsers, which are Firefox and Chrome, but I can hear sound once I have ...
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Sound not working, Ubuntu 14.04, KDE, Intell sound card

I have gone through https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshooting. Everything worked successfully, so I think my sound card isn't supported? For the sixth step, I got anthony@anthony-X200MA:...
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Wireless & Audio failed with 4.2 Kernel on Alienware 17-R2

I have an Alienware 17-R2 Laptop that I installed Linux Mint and Ubuntu onto it on separate partitions alongside Windows 10. I am wondering... Q1. How do I get wireless working with the 4.2 kernel? ...
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Beep command works but the bell character doesn't

After reading this answer, the beep command successfully makes a sound. http://askubuntu.com/a/168628/445574 But when I print the bell character, it doesn't make any. I've already tried: http://...
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Sound to VirtualBox Guest with no physical sound card

So I would like to enable sound on a Windows Server 2008 used as a terminal server so that thin clients can redirect sound to themselves. The server is hosted virtually on a VirtualBox build using ...
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iMac 27" (Late-2012) Headphone audio not working

I cant seem to get my headphone audio working for the life of me! The speakers work just fine, but when I plug in my headphones they are recognized by the computer, but no sound comes out of them. I ...
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How to exclude certain device from being grabbed by PulseAudio?

To cut a long story short: I have a specific case with application run in Wine. The thing is this application is not seeing my sound input device when this device is grabbed by PulseAudio. ...
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Play dual movies, using two sound devices one for original version and the other one for dubbed

I have some movies, in avi and mp4 format, with two sound channels. It would be great, if I could play both channels on different sound cards to be listened with earphones (one for me and the other ...
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sound card issue

I followed this link in order to install vmware workstation, after i installed vmware workstation, i lost sound. i tried by reinstalling alsa and pulse but no luck with it. sound is working with ...
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Difference between mpg123 and mpg123-alsa

On my Ubuntu machine I have both mpg123 and mpg-alsa in /usr/bin (though former is linked to /etc/alternatives/mpg123). The documentation for both just says that they read files and URLs and play ...
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Output sound is being piped into input sound

For some strange reason, my output sound is being piped into my input sound. That is, if I try and use my microphone, the only thing that gets recorded is what the headset is currently playing. I've ...
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PulseAudio not Showing Devices/No Sound

I've been searching the help sections here and the Ubuntu forums for the last 2 days and still can not get my Audio to start working again. I'm not sure how but I booted up after work a few days ago ...
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Line-in microphone not functioning 14.04 LTS

I have a problem with my line-in microphone, it is detected by Ubuntu when plugged in, but it's audio slider only reacts when I speak into my built-in laptop microphone. Why might this be? I have ...
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losing the sound in my Laptop after running the command alsamixer

I have lost sound from my laptop since I tried this command "alsamixer" I posted this question in UBUNTU alsa-driver Package but can't get a solution. the proposition to try this command line didn't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mic not working after suspend

My (build-in) microphone on my PC Specialist laptop is not working after waking up from suspend. Just to give you an idea what I have tried so far: here is the sound troubleshooting tutorial I have ...
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Why is it impossible to set audio jack connector to input?

I have got an Acer Aspire V3-371 notebook which has only a single audio jack connector. I am quite sure that it should be possible to set it to input (for recordings) as well. I have found and tried ...
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No sound in Lubuntu 14.04 but everything seems to be OK?

Following some manipulation I lost completely my sound in Lubuntu 14.04. When trying to play a file, this message is printed: $ aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav Playing WAVE /usr/share/...
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Praat is not working properly in Ubuntu 14.04.02

I installed Praat Speech Analyzer from Ubuntu Software Center.I wanted to record a sound by my laptop's microphone,i tried it by my headphone and earphone too.It showed that it recorded sound but when ...
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Internal speaker not working. Headphone jack working. same old problem. alsa info sh added. Dell Insp. 3542

http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=85ca6ad5fbc909af651fed5d9503800f72d0bf3d Ubuntu 12.04. Sound card intel HDA, Intel HDA generic Sound works fine with headphone but internal speaker isn't working. ...
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Audio devices not listed for playback

Newbie and I messed something up. I originally had sound but now I do not. When I use aplay -l I get this: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: HDMI [HDA Intel HDMI], device 3: HDMI 0 ...
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Why isn't sound coming from my headphones in Ubuntu 14.04, but working with speakers?

I've had a bit of trouble with sound on my Dell XPS 13 9343 (2015) ever since I installed the GNOME 3 Desktop Environment to replace Unity. The problems I've having are: Plugging in headphones is ...
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Cannot see sound output device after login in Ubuntu 14.04. No device listed

I know this is perhaps a popular problem among Ubuntu which has a lot of resources as solutions. But what makes my problem unique is that the initial login sound of Ubuntu Desktop is heard when my ...
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dkms does not remove package

It appears I am stuck in a loop with dkms where I cannot remove a package. See the following commands and output: $ sudo dkms status | grep alsa alsa-firewire, 3.11: added $ sudo dkms remove alsa-...
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PulseAudio & ALSA - Set ports as separate output devices

I'm trying to separate "Built-in Audio Analog Stereo" into two separate devices (front panel audio and back panel audio, they are currently combined). Using a Realtek ALC887 on Kubuntu 14.04. I've ...
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mpd - pulse and/or alsa problem

What am I doing? I'm trying to get mpd working for the first time so I can stream my audio on multiple Linux devices. My mpd.conf file shows: music_directory "/home/john-mcbride/.mpd/music" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dell e5440 no sound

I have ubuntu 14.04 on my dell e5440. Every time I start ubuntu there is no sound at all unless I plug in headphones. The only way that the speakers work is if I suspend my laptop and wake it up. I'...
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Audacity doesn't list USB Microphone

I got a new USB Microphone. It is listed at lsusb: Bus 004 Device 011: ID 0d8c:0031 C-Media Electronics, Inc. And it works fine on e.g. TeamSpeak. But at Audacity, it isn't listed. (Just for ...
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Re-install Alsa on Ubuntu 14.04

I made the mistake to uninstall PulseAudio because i get same conflict error between my OF's app and other audio apps. It seems a very bad idea and i get this error: ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1022:(...
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ALSA not recognizing sound card in Ubuntu 14.04

My system suddenly stopped recognizing my internal sound card. When opening the Sound application, no output hardware devices are listed unless I connect an HDMI device (sound bar or television), or ...
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how to install DSP or LV2 effects(realtime effects) while playing music and videos in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I want install effect realtime processor sound while playing music and videos, which are similar to windows applicatios such as SRS Audio Sandbox or Viper4Windows... I tried Creox but is very outdated ...
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Connect microphone to combo port in Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Asus S400CA, however it comes with a combo port(headphone port and mic port combined). For some reason, in Ubuntu if I connect a microphone, it always detects it as a headphone, and I cannot ...