The sound icon found in the Ubuntu panel

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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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How do I remove players I don't use from the sound indicator?

how to remove installed Xnoise, rhytmbox on my sound indicator? I am not using these 2 music player anymore I want to remove it
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Is there a way to control VLC from the Sound Menu?

Is there a plugin for this? I'd really like to be able to pause/play/skip in VLC from the sound menu.
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How do I change the Sound Menu's default music player?

I'm running Maverick at the moment and the default music player is Rhythmbox. It interfaces with the panel through the sound menu, so you can see it playing like this: I know that, in Natty, ...
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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 add Rhythmbox controls to the sound menu?

I recently installed a fresh install of Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit on my notebook. I personally prefer Rhythmbox over Banshee so I searched for and installed it from the Ubuntu Software Center. (including ...
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Terminal command to set audio volume?

I have an external sound card which mostly works fine, except that when its first plugged in, or when I turn on my laptop, the volume gets set to 100%. That is, the overall system volume, as shown in ...
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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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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 integrate Audacious in the sound menu?

I was wondering if you would know a way to integrate audacious in the sound menu, just like banshee. The plugin inside audacious to put a status icon doesn't seem to do it.
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How to switch 'default' sound device controlled by hardware keys in Xubuntu?

I installed xubuntu-desktop on a 12.04 Ubuntu upgrade after finding Gnome3 lacking. I've mostly been happy, but I've found an odd and frustrating bug. My laptop has two sound 'outputs' - an HDMI-out ...
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How do I quit Banshee?

When I press the X button in Banshee's title bar, it hides, but the music continues playing. However, from time to time I need to quit Banshee completely. How can I do that? (pressing "close" from the ...
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Sound broken after installing updates - no hardware present, but some programs play sound [closed]

My problem: sound has been working great for 2-3 months until 2 days ago, when I installed some recommended updates. After reboot I've got the following issues: cannot control master volume through ...
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Volume icon missing after removing (and re-installing) pulseaudio

I reinstalled PulseAdio beacause I my indicator-sound just disappeared, but it didn't help. Strangely, I have installed indicator-sound and still don't have that sound control. Nay, I don't even ...
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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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Banshee is still in the sound menu after unistalling

Using 11.04 I uninstalled Banshee from the Software Center, restarted the system but still it's visible in the sound menu. How can I get rid of it?
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Why can the volume go higher than 100%?

How come the maximum volume on the sound menu isn't actually the maximum volume possible? If I select "Sound Preferences..." and look at the volume slider in the window, it can go quite a bit higher. ...
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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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Sound reverts to 2 channels from 5.1 + Analog

After installing Ubuntu 11.10, I configured my Sound Settings to be 5.1 + analog input. It works ok, but after closing and reopening Banshee, the sound channels reverts back to 2 channels, this also ...
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Disable sound output device in 12.04?

I need to be able to disable a sound device in 12.04. I was able to do this in 11.10 using the Sounds Setting app, and it worked like a charm. The new Sound Settings app doesn't seem to have the ...
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Adding Banshee to the sound indicator

How to put Banshee into sound the indicator?
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Will Audacious support the Sound Menu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to integrate Audacious in the sound menu? Is there any plug-ins already available? I couldn't find any
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Rhythmbox controls are missing from the SoundMenu

I Re-installed ubuntu two weeks ago and at the start I could control Rhythmbox from the sound menu, but now it disappeared and i don't know how to bring it back. In "Sound prefernces...", in the ...
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No sound alerts for system events

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Inspiron N5030. Initially there were login sounds and all. But after some updates and software installation, now I'm not getting any alert sounds. However I get ...
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How do I re-add Rhythmbox to the sound menu?

A strange think happened in rhythmbox, after a crash, rhythmbox doesn't shows anymore in the sound menu. If I switch to a guess session, it is OK. I tried to reinstall, but it didn't solve. Ubuntu ...