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Lenovo mute LED light reversed. Ubuntu 12.04

I run Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G560. My LED buttons for mute/volume up down work fine. The problem is the MUTE LED option is reversed - in other words, when i mute my laptop the light activates, when ...
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auto unmute on sleep

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (with KDE) on a HP 6730b laptop. Whenever my sound is muted and i suspend the computer, it auto-unmutes and plays the exit sound. This is very annoying since I'm in a silent ...
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Xfce4 sound can't be un-muted

I have no sound on Xfce4. When I mute sound on Xfce (Or login to Xfce with the sound muted from the last shutdown), un-muting the sound doesn't actually un-mute all the sound outputs. It only un-mutes ...
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Volume muted around 0 ~ 20% level

It was fine until 13.10. I've tested with pavucontrol, alsamixer. When I was trying to get 0 ~ 20% volume level, It always get muted. My laptop is DELL Inspiron 1501. $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: ...
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Enable mute button even if screen is locked

Is it possible to make it enable that when I press mute button on my laptop it'll work even if screen is locked.
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problem with mute button on hp pavilion dv4 using ubuntu 13.04

I have installed ubuntu 13.04 on my laptop alongside windows 8. the mute button works but it shows as muted when sound is on and as on when it is muted. (there is a LED that tells about it) any ...
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Mute key mutes Master and Headphone/Speaker (alsa channels), but unmutes only Master

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 13.04 on a Thinkpad T420s. I haven't customised the mute/volume scripts etc. The mute key mutes my audio but doesn't unmute it. When I run alsamixer I see the effect of the ...
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Audigy 2 NX and hardware mute buttons

I have an old Creative Soundblaster Audigy2 NX that I would like to use it and the bundled remote for XBMC. I have everything working except I have an hardware mute button as well as mute on remote ...
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Volume control either mute or max - no inbetween

I have recently installed ubuntu and am having trouble with my soundcard. It is an external usb card (the laptop also has an inbuilt intel one which I am not using). The problem is that when I change ...
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12.04 LTS with HP2510p software buttons stops working

I'm using 12.04 LTS from long time, and everything has worked fine! But since few weeks the software buttons stops to operate under ubuntu. WIFi, mute, volume..... harware is ok, they function, but ...
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Sound is muted on start up [duplicate]

System sound is muted by default after startup even if I didn't set it muted before shutting down. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 x64 bit in my HP Pavilion G6. How do I track this problem? How this can be ...
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Issue with mute button UK Dell keyboard with music controls

My Dell keyboard has a music type controls (volume, mute, etc...), the mute button has cause me problems. Tried various tricks/tweaks fromn this forum, in the end I re-installed, as had to fix ...
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Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS no sound in select apps

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and for some reason I get no sound whatsoever in a few programs. VLC, Hydrogen, GNOME MPlayer, and Movie Player work fine, but Banshee, Rythmbox, Chromium, Konquerer and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 indicator-sound shows as mute (three hyphens

I kind of have a problem. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and my sound seems to be fine. I can play videos etc. The trouble I have is the indicator-sound applet shows as a speaker with three hyphens as if ...
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Sound Not Working Until Manually Enabled/Disabled

Alright, so I'm running Xubuntu 12.10, and whenever I close the lid to my laptop, or turn it off, I have to go into my sound settings-> Configuration-> then manually switch it from Analog Stereo, to a ...
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How do I automatically mute/unmute sound during a certain time period (e.g. night)?

Is there an app to mute the computer say 10PM to 7:30AM? (On Android devices I use: phone silencer app )
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Mute not working

I am having trouble with mute. Ever since I upgraded to 12.10, if I have the system muted the sound will automatically unmute if an application that uses sound starts playing something (mp3, video, ...
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Only root see soundcards with aplay -l

First of all I must warn you that I come from a failed upgrading from Ubuntu 11 to 12.04. Because (i guess) I used wdm instead of gdm. Infact wdm automatically closed during the upgrading and, ...
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12.04 sound keeps auto-muting when idle

I just installed 12.04 on an HP8510W. Everything works fine except for one weird behavior which I have noticed. When ever there is no audio playing, the audio mute indicator on the laptop is on. As ...
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Can't un-mute Toshiba A-305 S6916

The Toshiba Satellite A-305 S6916 laptop has six semi-touch buttons above the keyboard. The 'buttons' are capacitative touch areas which toggle on and off. They are back-lit when on, dark when off. ...
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How to make my microphone unmuted on startup?

Every time I boot the microphone is muted. I want it to be unmuted instead. Of course I can do it by 6 easy steps every time: press sound icon in the upper right of the screen. press "Sound ...
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Why does laptop's mute button keep blinking and ticking if I open certain websites in Chrome?

This is a very strange problem! I am using HP dv6000 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Since last few days if I open certain websites in Chrome (e.g. Gmail, Youtube, etc.) the mute button led keeps blinking ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 via Wubi, no sound. Any help?

As the title says, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop using wubi, and I have no sound. $ pavucontrol shows sound playing, but nothing is coming out through speakers or headphones. You can ...
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Speaker doesn't mute when head phone is plugged

Ubuntu 12.04 HP dv7-3170 with Codec: IDT 92HD75B3X5 i solved this problem by adding the following line to alsa-base.conf options snd-hda-intel model=hp-dv5 enable_msi=1 yesterday after applying ...
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JackD mutes PulseAudio

I use rakarrack for guitar effects and I want to listen mp3 playback (Banshee etc.) and midi (Tuxguitar etc.). But when I start rakarack it starts JACK and JACK mutes all other sound sources except ...
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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 is sound changed muted on 11.10 startup?

Sound is always muted at startup that is after the login. I have to unmute it every time. How can i fix this sound mute problem which occurs at the startup? BTW, I am using HP Mini.
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How do I stop automatically unmuting when playing a Youtube Video? [closed]

Ubuntu 11.10 automatically unmutes when I play a Youtube video. It might be a general flash problem. How do I configure the sound to never be modified by programs unless I control it do to so?
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How do you mute from the command line?

How do you mute the sound system from the command line?