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kubuntu 14.04 IEC958 turns off at login

I've just upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04 from Kubuntu 12.04 on my laptop (Packard Bell Easynote TJ65). On Kubuntu 12.04 the IEC958 output (digital audio optical/toslink spidif output) was always on as ...
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Sending sound only through HDMI (kubuntu)

So I am a new user to Ubuntu coming from Windows, and I wanted to connect my PC to the TV via HDMI. I have and it works perfectly, however, I have the sound coming from both the TV and the PC and it ...
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No sound using Intel HDMI

Trying to setup a HTPV for family. Analog Stereo works. Connecting the PC via HDMI to a TV brings no sound. In pavucontrol, there is no hdmi even listed. Whats the issue here? MB: AsRock B85M Pro4 ...
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Get the Bluetooth Audio Sink working with Kubuntu 13.10 and Bose Mini Soundlink

I'm using Kubuntu 13.10 with a Bose Mini Soundlink. I have no issue discovering, pairing and trusting the external speaker. On the contrary, I'm having great troubles in streaming the sound from the ...
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Is it possible to have real-time dyamic-range compression for my audio out?

Sometimes I'll be watching a video, and the audio's volume will vary greatly. I have to turn the volume up to hear the quiet parts, and then the loud sections blast through the speakers. Is it ...
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251 views

Successfully connected to a bluetooth speaker, but how do i direct sound there?

I'm running Kubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo Thinkpad T430 laptop. I've got a Bluetooth speaker. After a lot of troubleshooting i managed to connect to the speaker. bt-device reports: $ bt-device -l Added ...
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90 views

Sabertooth 990fx audio drivers (Kubuntu)

Not sure if I'm right here but I have a very hardware specific question. Just installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my gaming rig yesterday (to play KSP on 64bit ;) ). And so far everything worked rather well ...
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207 views

Sound problem in Kubuntu 13.10

I have a sound problem on Kubuntu 13.10 which I find rather annoying. The problem comes in two stages. By default, I cannot listen to skype. So, following a suggestion similar to this one, I added ...
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Skype no sound on Kubuntu 13.10

I just performed a fresh install of Kubuntu 13.10 on my machine. Everything is working great except for Skype. I cannot get any form of audio playback in Skype. In the sound settings panel I get a ...
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1answer
183 views

USB Audio card fails to initialize after turning it off and on again

I have a problem with an "E-MU Tracker Pre" USB audio card and Kubuntu. When I start the audio card for the first time since boot everything works fine, but after turning it off and on again, ...
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280 views

Simultaneous sound output from internal speaker and external speakers

I'm using Kubuntu 13.0.4 as well as Linux Mint on a Compaq dc7900 sff. I have an Intel Core2 running at 3.16GHz and 2GB of RAM. I believe I have Intel HDA sound, and after running HardInfo it says my ...
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692 views

Managing multiple sound cards in Kubuntu - more reliable way than KDE phonon GUI?

I have two sound cards attached to my PC - an internal Soundblaster and an external DAC. Unfortunately, managing what to output where is a real pain. Just to give an example: When I enter the Phonon ...
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282 views

No sound in Kubuntu

I am a noob to Linux and know almost nothing on how to install drivers for this type of operating system but I cant stand Windows and I needed a good OS for my videos and music. I asked around and ...
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1answer
529 views

Distorted sound in Kubuntu 13.04 64 bit - Sound Blaster X-fi

I am having this problem in Kubuntu. Whenever I play any audio, the sound is fuzzy, echoing, and distorted. I have looked up guides in the official Ubuntu Documentation, but they are for cards with no ...
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Why does Kubuntu 13.04 sounds treble?

I recently install Kubuntu 13.04. I have a problem that I've never have: neither music nor system sounds sounds correctly, Kubuntu always sounds treble. It happens in both the speakers and in ...
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1answer
543 views

Optimal fix for post login freeze in Kubuntu due to PulseAudio

The following programs which starts with Kubuntu 13.04 freeze my KDE desktop for about 10 seconds. start-pulseaudio-kde start-pulseaudio-x11 When I remove the startup entries from ...
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322 views

Sometimes (Not every time) Kubuntu 13.04 fails to play sounds

I have a fresh copy of Kubuntu raring ringtail. It was fine in the beginning. But now (some times)it fails to play any sounds. It require a reboot to activate sound. My kubuntu wellcome screen blinks ...
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306 views

How do I get sound back after connecting with x2go without rebooting?

When I connect remotely over NX using x2go, for some reason, I get a pop-up on the server asking if I want to permanently forget the sound devices that have just been removed: The devices are not ...
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289 views

Amarok plays with no sound

I have Kubuntu. my Amarok plays but with no sound, I googled this problem and found some solutions : Installing phonon-xine-backend I couldn't install that. atp-get said there is no candidate for ...
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Problem with sound in Kubuntu 12.10

I'm really enjoying Kubuntu 12.10 experience, but the problem starts with sound. It wasn't here before, but today sound sounds garbled and echoed and wrong. It happens in Audacity and VLC. It doesn't ...
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1answer
127 views

GNU Backgammon does not play sounds

I installed Gnu Backgammon 0.90.0, on Kubuntu 12.04. The graphics work perfectly, but there is no sound, even though enabled in the settings. Is this a settings or compatibility issue or is it a bug ...
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1answer
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Super meat boy gives black screen but sound works [Nvidia x64 12.04]

I recently purchased and redeemed the latest humble indie bundle through the USC. All of the games that I've tested so far work great (I've already beaten bastion). I can launch super meat boy, but ...
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Realtek Audio Manager on Kubuntu 12.04

I have Realtek soundcard on my HP-430 notebook but I can't seems able to have it's HD sound experience. The sound is lousy compared to Windows 7. I've been searching all over the 'www' to find any ...
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1answer
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Phonon - Audio Hardware Setup

Does anyone know what configuration file is modified when I change settings within this area of the system settings? I keep choosing my Logitech USB Headset as the soundard, and, when I hit apply, it ...
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Name of the sound settings application in Ubuntu?

I'm trying out Xubuntu and Kubuntu. I have a complicated sound setup which I knew how to setup in Ubuntu but I'm having trouble doing the same in Xubuntu and Kubuntu. I'd like to install the main GUI ...
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780 views

No headphones sound in Asus U52F laptop

I have no sound in kubuntu even in 11.04 and now in 11.10 the same problem. My laptop is Asus U52F. I have tried all, no idea what to do now. lspci |grep -i audio returns: 00:1b.0 Audio device: ...
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926 views

Controlling Phonon via command line?

My onboard audio card has analogue and digital outputs parallel, where I do connect them to my speakers and an amplifier. Now every time I want to switch where the sound goes I have to long way via ...
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No sound coming through HDMI to TV

I just built a PC and the sound test for HDMI in Phonon works but no other app does. My audio device is :ATI Technologies Inc RS880 Audio Device [Radeon HD 4200]. I'm running Kubuntu 11.04. It works ...
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No audio through HDMI in kubuntu [closed]

When I plug in HDMI cable in my GeForce video card in order to watch movie on my TV in Multimedia — Sound — Video preferences window I see HDMI and built-in analog device. When the later gets higher ...
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1answer
390 views

How do I increase the volume beyond 100% in Kubuntu?

The Unity/gtk volume manager that comes with vanilla Ubuntu lets you increase the volume past 100%, which is useful for hearing quiet youtube videos. Is there a way to achieve the same thing with the ...
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1answer
107 views

how to play two sounds

The idea: The internet radio plays constantly. In some conditions I want to play from console: mpg123 --gain 5 file.mpg When nothing is using the audio device mpg123 works. However, when Firefox ...
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1answer
679 views

Kubuntu 10.4 No Sound Since Latest Update

Yesterday I preformed a standard update routine using KPackageKit. Everything went smooth. However, today I found out there is no sound anymore on my machine. Since I was listening to music yesterday ...
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Sound problems with non-KDE applications on Kubuntu

I m a newbie to Linux and have installed Kubuntu 10.04 LTS. There are problems regarding the web browsers (google-chrome and mozilla) and also in vlc player...no sound could be heard. But the dragon ...
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No volume in kubuntu 10.04

I am having both gnome and kde on my system. My Gnome desktop is working perfectly but in KDE here is no sound being generated. output of apley -l and lspci commands is as follows.. ...