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Fan noise on Toshiba Satellite

Since I installed Ubuntu the fan has become annoyingly noisy. How can I solve this? I have a Toshiba Satellite U940-112 / Intel® Core™ i5-3317U CPU @ 1.70GHz × 4.
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macbook pro pop noise speaker on shutdown

Hardware: Macbook pro 5,3 with Cirrus Logic CS4206A Software: Ubuntu 12.04.4 amd64+mac every single time that I turn off ubuntu, my speakers make a pop noise, I think that the soundcard have a problem ...
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HDMI problems only in Popcorn Time

I get static and cracking sounds when watching PopCorn Time on my TV connected to my laptop on HDMI. The same doesn't happen when using Popcorn Time through HDMI in Windows in the same computer. ...
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12.04 Upgrade: Sound Input Issues

I don't know how to follow these instructions. What do I have to write exactly in the terminal?
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/usr/local/sbin/pwmconfig: There are no pwm-capable sensor modules installed

I am trying to install lm-sensors to get my fan under control. Even after BIOS is set to Silent, the case fan is still running at high speed. As I have a dual system, hence I know from SpeedFan under ...
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Noise on headphones on HP Zbook 15 G2 with Ubuntu 14.04.2 or 14.10

After first install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on brand-new HP Zbook 15 G2 I wanted to listen to music. Sound works. However, there is a constant, quite strong very annoying noise. This noise appears ...
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HDD makes tick noise every second

I just bought a SSD to replace the HDD in my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 3521). So I migrated the windows partition, root partition of Ubuntu, and make a bcache caching partition for /home which stays on ...
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My microphone records a background noise, that I don't have on Windows. How do I get rid of it?

On my laptop with Windows, my microphone sounds fine. But on my computer with Ubuntu, I have a constant background noise. Example: http://vocaroo.com/i/s1XVNSEWXbU1 Any ideas on how I can get rid of ...
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Noise suppression of incoming audio signal in skype by pulseaudio

I use Lubuntu and I have installed pulseaudio and pavucontrol already. I have managed to fix the problem with my microphone noise by launching Skype from terminal: PULSE_PROP="filter.want=echo-cancel" ...
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Annoying noise on Vaio S series when seeking music to other parts of the same song

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Vaio S series computer (Model: SVS15136PGB). When playing a music, everything is fine, but when seeking music (by seeking I mean when i click on the progress bar of the ...
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Updated audio mixer for 14.04+

Is there any advanced audio mixer where I can have more control of my microphones (audio input)? There's almost no options on alsamixer and the default pulseaudio mixer. Also, I can only see stereo ...
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How to eliminate white noise when using a MIDI keyboard

I am experiencing some crackling sounds coming from my computer when I have qjackctl hooked up and I am using zynaddsubfx. At first I thought it was the microphone but I tested it with and without ...
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Wierd sound from headphone on ubuntu 14.04.1 lts

For some reason there is a weird, static-y noise coming from my headphones. It goes away when i'm playing a video or music, or have the sound settings open. I'm using Ubuntu from a usb. I'm a ...
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how to improve temperature on ubuntu laptop

I have a 3 year old laptop that is now running ubuntu 14.04 but it runs very hot(80°C) and very loud on idle. edit: I just took the whole thing apart and cleaned tha fans. I'm looking for ways to ...
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Noisy fans with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server on HP Z800 workstation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Server on my HPZ800, I am using is as a sort of low cost webserver at home. Everything seems to work fine, except it's really noisy. The fans seems to be running much ...
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Graphics card fan making noise in Ubuntu

I've noticed that whenever i'm in Ubuntu the fan on my graphics card is running allot faster than when I am in Windows. I have a GTX 560 ti & i'm not sure if it is because the graphics card is ...
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Noise from headphones

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug my headphones in I hear an annoying noise . The noise is not influenced by the volume level as well as the software used. It is just always there. Any ...
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Laptop speakers make noise when audio jack is plugged in

I'm using a Lenovo Ideapad y410p with Ubuntu 14.04, and when I plug in headphones to my computer, the laptop speakers emit a loud, high pitched hum. I've fixed the issue and just made this thread to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS is making a weird strange sound like radio frequency

I recently updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am having this issue ever since, a weird strange sound like radio frequency but this doesn't affect any other sound, I can still hear other sounds like ...
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Remove extra noise from ffmpeg video

I am using the following command to record the audio and video: ffmpeg -loglevel warning -y -f v4l2 -s 544x288 -i /dev/video0 -vstats -vstats_file '/home/2014-05-13T07-18-37/left_cam-stats' -f pulse ...
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Noise removal from USB soundcard

I am using the Syba USB soundcard for live audio from other audio sources like bluetooth or logitech mic. It's working perfectly, I am able to hear the live audio of bluetooth and logitech from the ...
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Squeeking noise issue with Asus laptop. Found working solution for Windows, now how to do this on Ubunutu?

My Asus laptop makes a high pitch squeeking noise/sound. It turns out that is has something to do with the CPU and its power saving settings. I have my laptop on dual-boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Strange noise in headphones when no sound is played

There is a strange noise coming out of my headphones on my Lenovo T440. The sound is like when you tune your radio, but you get a wrong frequency and you hear unpleasant noise. Well - that's the same ...
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Why can't I install noise (music player) in Ubuntu 13.10?

I followed these steps to install the music player noise in my Ubuntu 13.10. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemequ/sqlheavy sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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fan noise of dell inspirion after ubuntu 12.10 is installed alongside windows 7

How do i solve fan noise issue of dell inspirion 32 bit ubuntu 12.10 installed along side windows 7? I tried many options indicated in the forum but nothing seem to work. when I try touch ...
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Headphone noise when no sound is played

I have an Asus K50IJ laptop with ubuntu 12.04 on it, and with the following hardware: after typing: sudo aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ...
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thinkpad t440p annoying static noise when I plug the speakers realtek ALC292 HDA Intel PCH 13.10

some laptop thinkpad t440p , with windows 8 is fine no noise. with ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10 , if I plug the speakers without music but with the volume up(even low) there is annoying noise come out. ...
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Audio card in ubuntu 13.10 has lots of noise when a sound is being played

It's not enjoyable to listen to music anymore, of course for me and everyone like me that has the same problem. When I play a music it has lots of noise, the real track has no problem though. ...
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Writes occurring to fresh ext4 partition every second endlessly. Cause and solution?

I've an external 500GB HDD connected to my Laptop which runs Ubuntu 12.04. I've formatted the external drive with one ext4 partition which spans the entire disk. My problem is that the disk makes ...
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DELL XPS 13 Sound Problem

Since the last update (20.11.2013) for Ubuntu 13.10 there are noises in the left speaker. They appear in the internal speakers when I boot the system and if I choose the audio jack in the external ...
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Strange noise appears from my sound columns after upgrade to 13.10

I have upgraded my Ubuntu 13.04 to 13.10. I have also installed Windows 8. I do not know if the issue is cause by the W8, but each time I switch from W8 to 13.10 this strange noise started. The fix ...
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Remove microphone noise ubuntu 13.10

I had windows 8 and I was using Camtasia to record my screen and my voice via a microphone. The quality of voice was well. I just migrated to Ubuntu 13.10 and tried RecordMyScreen and Kazam to record ...
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Speakers playing faint white noise when turned on

My speakers are constantly playing a a faint white noise when they are turned on, it only started happening when i put Ubuntu on it as well. My machine is a new Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon. Other ...
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Computer with Ubuntu 13.04 suddenly stopped working

I am new to Ubuntu. Since mycomputer with XP installed started doing funny thing, I decided to install Ubuntu 13.04. Today it stopped suddenly and showing something weird. To be specific I have ...
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Unclear Sound on Ubuntu

I own an Asus K55vm running ubuntu 13.04 with updated alsa and pulseaudio. The sound on my laptop is clearly unclear at 100% volume on all applications. The sound was clear on windows. I think it uses ...
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HDD makes high-pitched noise in Windows, but it is silent in Ubuntu!

I was just wondering what's different about Ubuntu that makes my HDD work more silently than in Windows. In Windows my hard disk makes a very audible high-pitch noise (no vibrations), but in Ubuntu it ...
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How to control fan noise in Ubuntu 12.04?

After upgrading from 10.04 to 12.04 I could find that my fan noise is heavier than before. Even though my my CPU usage is less than 10%. can anybody tell me how to control the noise Thanks.
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Fan always running in Dell Inspiron 5520

I have Dell Inspiron 5520 laptop. Its fan is always in running state. Specifications OS Ubuntu 12.10 x64 CPU Intel Core I5 3rd gen Video Radeon 7670M. I have checked the system monitor to check ...
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What can I do against microphone noise in Ubuntu 12.04 with Soundcard VT1708S?

I've got a little problem: my microphone input makes some noise if I try to talk. On Windows it works perfect, so it can't be damaged. My Mainboard is an ASUS M5A78L-M/USB3. Following Output: lspci ...
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dell 7520 (inspiron 15R SE), fan on full speed on 12.04, 12.10, 13.04

The fan on my dell inspiron 7520 (inspiron 15R SE) is constantly running at full speed with a lot of noise. technical details: GRAPHICS : 2GB AMD RADEON HD 7730M, switchable/hybrid with intel 4000 ...
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fan noise in ubuntu 12.10

I have installed ubuntu 12.01 on my laptop Dell Inspiron E1705. The fan is running continuously and is quite noise. Is there any way to fix this problem? Thank you.
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a lot of noise on image

hi i have some image problem both in libreoffice draw and default image viewer that the picture is so noisy but when i look into another image viewer the image become less noisy. and i realize when i ...
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Bluetooth headset without crystal clear sound

I've started using Kubuntu 12.04 1 week ago, and i'm having a little issue. I can connect my bluetooth headset without any problem, but the sound coming from the headset isn't crystal clear. I can ...
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Fan speed in 12.10 too loud

When my PC boots up the fan speed whirls like a beast even when browsing the BIOS, settings, etc, which is fair enough. Previously when I was using Windows it used to calm down as soon as it boots ...
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Fan very loud in Ubuntu 12.10

I recently installed 12.10 on my Desktop PC, moving away from Windows 7. For some reason, the fan in my computer is making an enormous amount of noise (it is running at full speed constantly). ...
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12.04 dell 14z inspiron 5423 ultrabook sound (noise)

I've just installed 12.04 on my new inspiron 14z and since the systems starts loading a white noise begin to sound. When i play any song or music from internet, it works fine, but the noise continues. ...
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How to reduce noise in Skype?

According to Alsamixer I do have a HDA Intel soundcard with Nvidia MCP77/78 HDMI chip (Realtek sound card on MSI notebook). When I use Skype under Ubuntu 12.04 for video calls, the other side hears ...
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Fan speed high since upgrade to 12.04

Since I have updated to 12.04 LTS my desktop pc's fan runs permanently with high speed and is annoyingly noisy. CPU temperature is low. Here is what the sensors command gets me: nouveau-pci-0400 ...
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Notebook MSI GT640 - noisy fan - Ubuntu 11.10 x64

I have all time this issue when using Ubuntus, the fan (fans?) runs most off the time and between 60%~100% even in idle which is weird. The GPU temperatures are mostly around 80 degrees and I don't ...
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What is the most quiet way I can keep my laptop running? [closed]

I have my laptop as a server for my website and during the following 48 hours I want it to be online non-stop! I want to know how I can keep it as quiet as possible, and I also want to eliminate any ...