The sound icon found in the Ubuntu panel

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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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Ubuntu 13.10 no sound, no sound indicator, no output devices

Good morning all! I have been dual-booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.10 for several months now. I have had no problems until this morning when I found it strange that I had no sound indicator. I ...
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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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No Sound meter in panel

My sound did not work originally... as stated here Weird Sound Issues However, Randomly it started to work now :) How do I get the sound meter on the taskbar? Right clicking does not do anything ...
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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 indicator menu for active/inactive applications

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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indicator-sound not visible at startup, 13.10

My indicator-sound is not visible at startup if and only if I start muted. If I start with sound enabled (i.e. unmuted) it is visible at startup. By increasing the sound with the hardware-keys, the ...
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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 ...
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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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Wrong audio level indication

Volume indicator in panel shows wrong info. For instance when i decrease it to like %60, its zero at and below this value in real.That happens on different distros.Here is my audio adapter 00:1b.0 ...
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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]

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 to youtube That OK, but what is the purpose as it plays no music ...
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Volume indicator issue after xubuntu 13.10 upgrade

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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Audio works but indicator and sound settings not working

I've been messing around trying to get a Firewire audio interface to work on Ubuntu and during the process my indicator volume and Outputs and Inputs in Sound Settings are all greyed out and my ...
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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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Integrating MOC/P (Music on Console Player) with sound menu

I have used Coverglobus (http://gloobus.net/coverglobus/) which I had configured with MOC so that the basic track operations such as next, previous, pause and play can be controlled. I was wondering ...
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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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Unity menu bar volume control gone in 13.04

It was there in 12.10, but now it's gone. How do I get it back, please?
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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 ...
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Sometimes there's no indicator-sound playback menu for Audacious v3.3.2?

If I run Audacious via keyboard shortcut, there will be no indicator-sound playback menu for that app on my top panel, below the speaker icon. However, if I double-click the audio file (or if I click ...
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How can I get the Sound Indicator to show the track's file name?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I like how the sound indicator takes control of Amarok, but I would like to change the display to only show the file name of the song that is playing, since my Artist and ...
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not able to change volume in ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 I am unable to change volume and the devices are not shown in sound setting in root , but in guest session ,it is working well.
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Where did the volume slider go? [closed]

i upgraded to 12.10 2 days ago and that time the volume slider in the sounds menu was perfectly present! but the lst time i switched on the laptop,now its gone! only "Volume" can be seen written! ...
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Sound works but no device shown in the Sound settings

Following a troubleshooting post I've found out that my driver is recognized in fact but is not listed at the sound settings and I think because of this my cinnamon sound applet will not appear. ...
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Volume level changes by itself [closed]

My volume level changes all by itself,without me touching physical buttons or the indicator or something at all. It usually decreases the volume every 30 seconds or so,but sometimes it mutes it ...
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How do I theme the Sound Menu playback buttons? [closed]

In my GTK+2/3 theme I am making for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, there's a very noticeable problem when it comes to the Sound Menu buttons - they are completely black with white icons: Obviously, this does ...
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How do I reinstall the sound icon / sound menu?

I was trying to fix a problem a long time ago with my sound by removing alsa/puleaudio and reinstalling things that I didn't understand. Now my sound is messed up. The volume keys on my keyboard ...
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How can I add a custom item to the Sound Indicator (and make it clickable more than once)?

The original question One of the strength of Unity are the various standardized indicators. I want to customize the sound indicator with an additional menu entry that runs a small shell script. ...
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How to make popup volume bar linear instead of pixely box?

I used to have a nice sleek-looking linear popup volume slider bar like this: Now I have a pixelly volume slider box whenever I change the volume on my keyboard: How do I change my pop-up ...
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Sound settings panel empty on 12.04

After trying to fix my subwoofer problem sound indicator icon is always showing dashes and Sound Settings panel is empty (no audio profiles available, screen attached). Strange that the sound itself ...
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Sound is muted on startup with iBook G4 PPC

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on a iBook G4 PPC. Every time I restart my sound is muted, how do I make it so the sound is automatically on. Sound does work, after bootup I can manually un-mute it
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Multimedia keys do not work with Spotify

Even though Spotify shows up in the indicator-sound just fine (Controlling it works from there) using multimedia keys on your keyboard does nothing. When I open up Rhythmbox they're able to control ...
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How can I have quick access the music controls?

I'm coming back to Ubuntu and wow, a lot of things have changed since version 9. There is one thing that really annoys me. Back in the good old days where you can set up your desktop as you wanted, ...
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how to silently adjust system volume? [duplicate]

I am using 12.04 LTS. Is there a way to properly disable that feedback sound when you are adjusting the volume? I would like to adjust the volume on my system without producing those "pops". ...
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XFCE Volume adjusting sound applet for 12.04

Recently I upgraded the Mythbuntu 10.10 to 12.04 which uses Xfce, and realised there is no one click volume adjusting sound applet with a slider, like in 10.10. Is there something else to do this? Or ...
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Exaile Sound Indicator Menu Integration

I just made an Ubuntu 12.04 installation on a new computer, and can't figure out how I got Exaile into the sound indicator menu on my old box. Does anyone know how to do this? Sound indicator menu ...