The sound icon found in the Ubuntu panel

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.