The sound icon found in the Ubuntu panel

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Ubuntu 16 - Holding Volume Up key on keyboard not working

I'm trying to change the volume level on my Ubuntu 16. If I try to mute via holding the notebook's "Fn" + "volume down" key, the volume decreases 1 level and then it quickly decreases the rest of it, ...
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Missing sound control on Menu Bar 14.04

My sound has been working fine until recently.I lost sound and the sound control on the menu bar.When I reboot all I get is a clicking sound. When I managed to get back the sound control, it had an x ...
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“Sound Settings” menu in Xfce4-Panel does not open

The "Sound Settings" button on the "Sound Menu" indicator of the "Indicator Plugin" on the Xfce4-Panel will not open. This button should open pavucontrol, which I can launch from the terminal or ...
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No sound in call after using speaker on Aquaris e5 HD

I've got an Aquaris e5 hd with Ubuntu OTA 8. I noticed that if I make a phone call with the speaker volume on, when I make another call or receive a call, there is no sound. Why is that?
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How to set sound indicator visible by default?

Since a month or so I need to make the sound indicator explicitly visible every time I log on to 14.04. I use gsettings in the command line: gsettings set com.canonical.indicator.sound visible true ...
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VLC doesn't show track details in system sound menu/indicator

VLC isn't showing details about the current track in the system sound menu/indicator as seen here: http://s30.postimg.org/k8u7djxo1/Screenshot_from_2015_08_19_21_21_55.png I can still control VLC ...
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Indicator-sound icon not on Panel Add New Icons. And no sound at all

I'm a beginner at Linux. A friend put it on my computer. The sound was working but not for Skype. Tried the hints for skype and now no sound or sound icon. Please help. Thank you.
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How can I open a menu with a shortcut key if no shortcut key exists for the menu?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open/drop-down the sound menu/indicator, in order e.g. to see the currently playing song? If not, how could I set one?
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pavucontrol is not launching in xubuntu

I have the xfce indicator plugin in the system tray. When I click on speaker icon > sound settings...: Nothing happens. This used to work. pavucontrol is not launching, any suggestions on how to ...
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Remove DBUS support from an application

I'm trying to remove an application from the sound indicator menu (smplayer), and every time I remove it using dconf-editor, if I launch it again, it adds itself back. Is there an .so file or ...
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How to add media keys for a player/plugin to the Sound menu in Unity

I want to add media keys for Totem and Adobe Flash player to the sound menu in the upper bar of Unity.Is there a way to do this? Here is a screenshot of what I mean: If it is not possible to do it ...
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Pause music on middle click at sound-indicator

Is it possible to change middle-click action of sound indicator? I want to be able to pause/resume playback of gmusicbrowser by middle-clicking (or using another mouse combo) on it. Current behavior ...
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com.canonical.indicator.sound visible key is gone

I was missing the sound indicator from the xfce4 unity notification indicator panel, so I tried the steps in Sound icon missing from top menu to fix it. I discovered that com.canonical.indicator....
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Can I add Quod Libet controls to the sound menu?

I recently installed the latest version of Quod Libet. However, unlike other music players (for example, Rhythmbox) it doesn't have play/pause/prev/next controls under the sound menu. How can I add ...
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Is it possible to get Sound Menu integration for cmus?

I really like the terminal media player cmus. I would like to have Ubuntu Sound Menu integration with cmus, so I can skip tracks, see the album art, etc. Is this possible?
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indicator-sound is crashing and VLC or any media player does not open

Whenever I try to open VLC media player from dashboard, it doesn't open. When I try to open any video file by double clicking on it, Ubuntu shows me the following error message: Sorry Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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What is the meaning of the `greeter-export` setting in sound menu?

If you inspect com.canonical.indicator.sound with dconf you can see there are two settings global-mute greeter-export Are they documented anywhere? What is their precise meaning?
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No sound notification in KDE Plasma Desktop

I installed the KDE plasma desktop yesterday on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. The environment has been working quite well up until now. However, I just noticed that there was no Sound notification icon in ...
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No sound-indicator after login

This is a weird one! :( An fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install (an hour into installing all my stuff).., I can play sound just fine, but there's no sound indicator. If I go to system settings and then into ...
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Strange bug with sound slider

I have a strange bug with sound slider in Ubuntu 14.04. This problem was described here too but with no answer and the author was using another desktop - I'm using default Unity. I can confirm that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Top right sound screen icon, greyed and not working

I can hear rythmbox songs and Internet videos perfectly, but my screen sound icon is always greyed and muted, and I cannot use it for turn up and down sound volume... Any advice would be of great ...
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vlc sound menu integration broken 14.04

My sound menu integration of VLC seems to be broken (see screenshot), also the multimedia keys do not work any more. Is there a package I am missing?! The back forward buttons in the sound menu do not ...
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Remove VLC player from sound menu in Unity bar

I don’t use VLC that much to have it there, so I would like to remove it from the sound menu in the top right. I found a small image to show what it looks like (the sound menu is open and shows VLC ...
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I've lost access to sound widget after a few updates on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04

I've lost access to sound widget after a few updates on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. I'm attaching a screenshot of my notification bar. Notice that there is no sound icon to adjust sound. The ...
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Sound indicator issues after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded t 14.04 yesterday and now the sound indicator disappears every time I run Pithos. Also the media keys don't work. I tried showkey, and the system reads the keys fine, but nothing happens. ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 have a sounds folder to help set my email notification?

Does Ubuntu 12.04 have a stock sounds folder with some sounds I can use to set my email notification and other kind of notifications? I am looking for something centralized, like in /usr/share not a ...
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Can't remove Youtube icon from sound indicator

I've tried to remove YouTube player from sounds menu in Ubuntu 13.10 but it doesn't worked. I've done all these things from this webupd8 site. I've already added to blacklisted player but it still ...
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Modify sound indicator menu to hide controls from inactive player or remove it after closeing

I like Spotify's indicator menu which expands whenever the application is open. I don't like Rhythmbox's which shows all the buttons all the time. I'd like to hide the Rew/Play/FF buttons from ...
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Adding item to sound menu

I made a little Python app that posts the song I'm listening to on Twitter. I added its .desktop to the sound menu alright, but it shows up with the Prev - Play/Pause - Next controls (just like any ...
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Always show Clementine's controll buttons in indicator

When Rhythmbox is installed, it's control buttons are always shown in the sound indicator, even when the program isn't running. Now I've removed it and installed Clementine instead. In the indicator ...
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13.10 indicator-sound only preferred-media-players

My Ubuntu 13.10 ignores my settings for my media players: altough the dconf-editor settings are such, that there's only one preferred-media-player ('vlc.desktop') my indicator-sound shows ...
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no sound indicator or sound settings after playing with hda-jack-retask

I was playing with hda-jack-retask (changed mic input to line out output), after I finished everything was ok, system settings showed new device in sound tab, after few restarts that what happens: In ...
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How can I save my bluetooth headset volume settings?

I'm running ubuntu 13.10, but I first saw this on 13.04. Whenever my headset connects to my computer, the audio gets set for "Telephony Duplex" instead of "High Fidelity Playback". Additionally, the ...
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It seems to be a conflict between indicator-multiload and indicator-sound-gtk2

After upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10, indicator-multiload indicators in the xfce4 panel become invisible as soon as I activate indicator-sound-gtk2. I don't know where i can find any error log for this,...
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GUI to control sound

Is there any good GUI app to control my sound settings? When I use Ubuntu, I use the sound indicator and have no problems with sound configuration. Unfortunately, sometimes sound stops working when I ...
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XFCE4 Empty Volume Control Applet

I just wanted to ask, what could I mess up? My situation is this: In XFCE4.10 (!) on the panel0 I put the Indicator Applet. It always showed me the volume control and network icons. When I updated to ...
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How do I remove youtube from the volume indicator?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 13.10, and wasn't aware of this web integration service. So when i visited youtube in firefox, and it asked me to install something to make it easier, some youtube ...
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the sound-volume indicator disappeard Ubuntu 13.10

I had a problem with sound after I connected a HDMI-cable. I followed the steps here: http://itsfoss.com/fix-sound-ubuntu-1304-quick-tip/ the sound worked perfect, but the sound-volume indicator ...
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How to show only running applications in the Sound Indicator

How to show only the running applications in the Sound Indicator (not all supported). After upgrading from 13.04 to 13.10 this is how it looks.
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youtube in sound menu 13.10 [closed]

Duplicate of How do I remove youtube from the volume indicator? After upgrading to 13.10, I noticed youtube has been added to the sound menu. If I click on the play icon, Firefox opens and redirects ...
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No sound settings available in the settings manager window

Last night I decided to upgrade my system to the latest version of Xubuntu, 13.10. The process went fine, but now I'm facing this strange issue. There is no sound settings available in the settings ...
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Generate alert on high CPU usage

After seeing a question here I want to have a configuration in my Ubuntu system so that if the cpu processing exceeds 90%, it gives a beep sound. Is this possible? Also, where else can this beep ...
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Not able to see the sound indicator in system notifications

This is what happened. Skype used to crash continuously I removed pulseaudio Put gnome-alsamixer The sound indicator stopped showing up I uninstalled gnome-alsamixer Made pulseaudio start again I ...
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Is it possible to add the Rhythmbox volume controls in the Sound Menu? [duplicate]

I can see Rhythmbox pause/play controls in Sound Menu. But I also want the Rhythmbox volume slider controls (as opposed to master volume controls). Is it possible to add them under sound menu or are ...
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Sound icon not working

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. last time i installed Pulse-audio-4.0 after which a weird problem started with my sound icon.In sound icon there are two hyphens following the speaker like <|-- i clicked ...
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Is it possible to add players to Xfce panel (volume) indicator applet?

A list of players is displayed when left clicking the volume indicator applet of Xfce panel. But others are installed that I want to see there. Can I add them?
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no sound in the new upgrade! why did this happen?

hello I like the new look of your up grade to 13.04 I am trying to get my sound to work the sounds says that it is a dummy sound how come the sound card is not working
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Sound Menu options are disabled

Accidentally I have removed the pulse audio from my Ubuntu 12.04. But after that I am unable to use the sound applet options of changing output, input volumes and unable to test the output speakers. ...
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How do I get Exaile to remember preferences?

I'm using Exaile (with Sound Menu Indicator addon) and I would like the 'Show Tray Icon' and 'Minimize to Tray' preferences to remain true, but every time I close and reopen Exaile these revert to ...
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How to make sound output volume above 100% permanently

My sound level is very low on my laptop. To coup with it I regularly put it above 100% in sound output volume(SUV) to make things better: I wonder if there is solution to make my SUV 110% by default....