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 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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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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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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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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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 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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How to add mute/unmute for the sound menu in gnome shell?

The sound menu in gnome shell have no mute/unmute option. so if the sound is muted i have to open Sound Settings and unmute it,unlike unity i,e, i want to add a mute/Unmute button to gnome shell ...
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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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Why does the sound icon turn blue sometimes?

The sound indicator icon turns blue sometimes: What does this mean?
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What is the 'Sound Settings' program's name in Ubuntu

I use Xubuntu. Recently I removed all Ubuntu/Unity related packages in the hope to have a more responsive and less cluttered system. Before I removed Ubuntu/Unity packages following using this ...
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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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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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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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Remove Banshee's sound menu support

I am using 11.04 and Banshee is the default, but I rather stick with Rhythmbox. I want to remove banshee from the sound menu I went into the extensions tab and unchecked all the sound menu support and ...
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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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Which music players use the SoundMenu?

I'm not looking for recommendations on what music player I should use. I would simply like to know which Music players use Ubuntu's new sound menu. The only two I know of for sure are Banshee and ...
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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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How can I integrate DeadBeef into the sound indicator menu?

Is it a way to put DeadBeef to sound menu instead of Rhythmbox?
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Adding Banshee to the sound indicator

How to put Banshee into sound the indicator?
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Volume applet in the tray has gone. How can I get it back?

Ok, so I installed KDE on my Ubuntu 11.04 laptop. It worked ok, but I wanted to change back, and free up the space, so (having kept unity etc. installed), just rebooted into what GDM calls "Ubuntu". ...
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I can not control Banshee from the sound menu in Gnome 3 Shell

I am running Gnome 3.2 on Ubuntu 11.10. In Banshee, I have 'Show Banshee in Sound menu' enabled in Edit-Preferences. MPRIS D-Bus Integration and Sound Menu Integration extensions are also enabled. ...
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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 ...
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Rhythmbox opens out of focus from Sound Menu

I'm using Ubuntu Natty, though I had noticed this problem in Maverick as well. Because Rhythmbox opens up out of focus, pressing Ctrl-W/Ctrl-Q has the alarming effect of shutting down whatever ...
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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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“Waiting for Sound System to respond.” error dialog

I'm having a nasty problem with the Sound Menu on my Ubuntu 10.10 Installation. What happens is that the sound control icon is blocked, and I can't control the master volume. If I try to get to the ...
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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 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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integrate VLC 2 in the sound menu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to control VLC from the Sound Menu? How to integrate VLC control 2 in the sound menu Ubuntu 11.10? I activated the VLC options of MPRISv2 and nothing ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Modify sound indicator menu to hide controls from inactive player or remove it after closeing [closed]

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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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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Rearrange entries in the soundmenu

Currently I have Rhythmbox and Spotify(beta with apps) installed on my 12.04 system. I use Spotify a lot more than Rhythmbox, and I would therefore prefer (for ergonomical and aesthetic reasons) that ...
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Sound menu disappeared

The sound menu have disappeared in 11.10 have anyone had a same problem ?
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voice is echoing on headphone

I am using ubuntu 11.04 and whenever I am using headphone for music but the voice is echoing. But with simple system speaker it is good .Don't know why it is showing error like this.Please help me to ...
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How to add sound to NotifyOSD?

I want to hear a sound when notification bubbles pop up. Is it possible to add a custom sound? Thanks in advance!
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How do I use the volume indicator without installing Pulseaudio?

I had to remove pulseaudio as I need to use two different audio cards with Skype (a headphone is connected to one of them for use for phone calls while speakers for general usage are connected to the ...
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Why are my Rhythmbox controls (Pause, Play, etc.) missing from the sound menu?

Rhythmbox is located in the sound menu (the tray applet where you monitor volume), however when I click it, it doesn't respond whatsoever. When I open Rhythmbox through Applications > Sound & ...
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Sound Volume after boot always at loudest level

I installed 10.04 a couple of weeks ago. My primary OS is Windows and i could not install Linux up until very recently because of lack of hardware support for my notebook. 10.04 is the only ...
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Sound Menu Album Art is not rounded

My album art on my sonud menu (maverick) isn't being rounded. Is there a solution?
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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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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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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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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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How do I integrate Songbird with the desktop?

I would like to know if I can have a better integration of Songbird into Unity and Gnome. Specifically, can Songbird: be controlled through the panel sound menu, like Banshee in Ubuntu 11.10? show ...