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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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USB Headphone goes mute before 0%

I have a weird issue with my USB Headphones. On Ubuntu, I can only control around 2/3 of the volume; whenever I adjust it below 1/3 of the max, there is no sound anymore. And sometimes this is really ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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?