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14.04: how do I unmute a unmuted microphone?

I was happily using both Skype and IBM Sametime Unified Telephony for a long time on my 14.04 system; using various kinds of headsets. Since lately, I have a very strange problem; and I really ran ...
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Automatic mute speakers after headphones unplugged

Does any one know of a way to mute the speakers when headphones are unplugged? I tried this method http://askubuntu.com/a/697631/527877, but its not working.
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HP 2530p sound LED does not match state

Im using Xubuntu 14.04, however this affects every distro i tried, manjaro, newer xubuntu etc. I have mute led on my laptop, orange=mute, blue=not muted. If i mute in applet, led light does not ...
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Tab Sound/Mute indicator not showing in Firefox 42

Basically the title. The new feature in Firefox 42 where you can mute the tab from a little icon isn't showing. While in the tab I can hit control-m to supposedly mute it, but this does nothing other ...
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Mute sound on shutdown and reboot scripts not working

I have a working script that mutes my sound. The script is: amixer -q -D pulse sset Master mute I want to let this script run on shutdown and reboot so that when I turn on my PC, the sound is ...
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Blockify won't run

Blockify mutes Spotify during ad's. I installed it through the fixed version (ctrl-f the link) on to Xubuntu. When I tried to run Blockify from the terminal (having already run Spotify), I got: No ...
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Audio Issues with Adobe Flash Player in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

After updating the adobe flash player the audio control automatically turns mute while playing an audio/video file. Before this updation there had been no issues, everything worked fine. Request for ...
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mute/unmute usb headphone with a Mic

I have a logitech h340 (usb headphones) with no mute/unmute button. I was wondering if there was a command line method to mute and unmute / toggle the Mic on my headphone. I tried: amixer set Capture ...
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VLC sounds problems after seek

When VLC Media player is used for playing 720p+ videos, it starts out fine. But when we seek, it stops producing any sound at all (like the player is in mute) and when we seek for couple of times more ...
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Left laptop speaker, mute option and volume control not working

I'm working on an Acer Aspire E 15 on which I installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I have some issues regarding the audio. In particular: The left speaker is not working at all. If I plug some external ...
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How to disable muting of line-in?

How to disable muting of line-in in Sound Settings? Line-in input mutes every time when I restore my alsamixer settings: /usr/sbin/alsactl -f my_asound.state restore. (Option "auto-mute" is disabled ...
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No sound in KUbuntu 14.10, only Dummy output device listed

My sound card is "Game Theater XP 5.1". This command: sudo alsa force-reload Gives: Unloading ALSA sound driver modules: snd-cs46xx snd-ac97-codec snd-pcm snd-seq-midi snd-seq-midi-event ...
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Mute toggles on and off continuiously and launches Rhythmbox over and over

I have Ubuntu 14.04 starting in Nov 2014 on an HP-Pavilion-dv6700-Notebook-PC. Loved Ubuntu at first, but then it started toggling the mute on the sound, varying every second to 10 seconds for ...
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How can I mute an individual application from command line? [duplicate]

I can see a list of applications currently playing sound: And I can mute them by clicking the On/Off slider. How can I do thi from command line? I want to be able to mute google-chrome, so that I ...
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Audio jumps to full volume or mutes randomly

I'm on 14.04 and I get volume spikes randomly. I first noticed it only when using Spotify so I thought it was a software issue with Spotify, now I've started it noticing sometimes when playing through ...
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mute built-in speakers without muting external output speakers/headphones from command line

I have been looking for an answer for this and couldn´t find one. I am trying to mute/unmute the built-in speakers of my comuter from the command line without affecting the external speakers ...
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Mute button won't toggle / un-mute

On my old DELL Latitude D620 I'm running Lubuntu. The mute button won't toggle / un-mute. I press it and it mutes fine. But when i press it again it won't un-mute. I have to use the mouse an go to the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?