The tag has no wiki summary.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
1answer
67 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

Severe display problem after login

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10. This afternoon I connected my laptop to a video projector at work (for the first time after a fresh install). All worked fine. However, when I rebooted something very unpleasant ...
1
vote
1answer
39 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
76 views

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: ...
0
votes
1answer
217 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
79 views

Realtek HD Audio Driver Mic Noise Supression

How I get this option in Ubuntu? Because it stop the annoying static noise. I'm using Razer Carcharias's mic (2010 model). In Windows with this options there isn't any static noise.
0
votes
0answers
91 views

ASUS Laptop fan being extremely loud after installing Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

From what I have read it is because I have an integrated intel CPU and GPU (4000) and a dedicated NVIDIA 740M graphics card. I do not have Nvidia drivers and I'm not sure if that is the issue or not. ...
0
votes
3answers
61 views

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. ...
1
vote
1answer
88 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
91 views

Asus Zenbook UX32VD microphone noise

Using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with all current updates and latest stable kernel (3.12.6). Also applied advices from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/AsusZenbookPrime - there is writing, that internal ...
1
vote
0answers
42 views

Loud crack on speakers during boot

Just installed Ubuntu 12.4.2 on my old Sony Vaio. During the early part of the boot up there is a loud crack noise from the speakers. Any suggestions to suppress this?
0
votes
0answers
327 views

Noise with my external microphone on Ubuntu 12.04

I have bought an external microphone but I can't make it work without a vary bad noise. The microphone records but always with this noise in the background. I've tried different combination for the ...
0
votes
1answer
349 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
353 views

How do I fix Noise music player on Ubuntu 13.04?

I'm using a really nice music player from Elementary OS called Noise, which I installed on my Ubuntu Raring 13.04 install by adding the elementary-os/stable PPA (the entry is deb ...
0
votes
1answer
596 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
106 views

Can't fix strange skype noises

I am for a month or so with Ubuntu (running LTS 12.04 version on HP Pavilion dv3-2155mx) and I am getting those weird noises in skype(version 4.2.0.11) voice calls. I tried to follow instructions ...
2
votes
0answers
410 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
237 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
146 views

Ubuntu 12.04 oss no sound problem

I recently tried to install oss on my 12.04 installation. After I rebooted, I couldn't get any sound from any of my normal applications (Browser, media player, etc) and I would hear a constant buzzing ...
1
vote
0answers
111 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
552 views

Microphone noise problem

this is yet another microphone noise problem question. I've checked http://askubuntu.com/search?q=microphone+noise and they are not for latest Ubuntu 13.04. I've Dell Inspiron 7520 with arecord ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

Static background noise while using new headset Ubuntu 13.04

Today I bought a new gaming headset (Gx-Gaming Lychas), and when I tried to record some gameplay-comentary I noticed that there always is a static background noise, I just recorded an example so you ...
3
votes
0answers
174 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
266 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

Bluetooth static

I've been getting static on my bluetooth earpiece ever since the last round of updates. Skype is loud and clear, but videos, webpage content etc. is all affected. From what I gather by way of google ...
1
vote
6answers
13k views

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.
2
votes
2answers
860 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
188 views

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 ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

How can I find out the current drive spin-down time?

I'm interested in manually adjusting my hard drives' spin-down times with hdparm -S to make them quieter at night. The first thing I need to know is what their current spin-down times are, to use as a ...
8
votes
7answers
9k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
575 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
77 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
517 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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 ...
7
votes
5answers
17k views

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). ...
1
vote
1answer
848 views

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. ...
3
votes
5answers
6k views

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 ...
5
votes
2answers
4k views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
531 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
129 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
818 views

Dell N7110 i7 overheats and doesn't boot when anything is plugged into the USB3 port [closed]

When i plug in any devices (mouse, keyboard) into usb 3.0 system dell n7110 overheats and fan goes crazy with terrible noise. So i'm using 1 usb 2.0 slot now with a usb hub. It doesn't solve the ...
2
votes
1answer
294 views

Why is my Ubuntu partition louder than my Windows partition

My laptop came with Windows preinstalled. I shrank the Windows partition and created a couple of new partitions to install Ubuntu in. I've noticed that reading my Ubuntu partitions is much noisier ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Fan speeds up and slows down annoyingly on a Dell Latitude 5520

I' ve just bought a dell latitude 5520 and installed 11.10, my trouble is that the fan is noisy which is not regular. It is quiet for 1 minute and then speeds up and slows down every 4 seconds for 1 ...
0
votes
1answer
922 views

ATI/AMD Crossfire fan noise

I just got Ubuntu 11.10 64bit setup on my system that's a got a ATI Crossfire setup (I already installed the proprietary ATI drivers and Catalyst with no issues) however I don't seem to be able to ...
1
vote
0answers
229 views

Sound Problem on LG-x130 netbook [closed]

I recently installed 11.10 on my lgx130 netbook. It was making an irritating noise sometimes but it started to be more frequent. Don't know why, what should I try?
1
vote
1answer
328 views

gnome-settings-daemon extensively reads/writes hard-disk

After upgrading to 11.10, after each login the computer becomes slow and the hard-disk noisy (sounds like reading/writing/defragmenting). When I "stop" the process gnome-settings-manager in the system ...
2
votes
1answer
786 views

Remove noise in video created by recordMyDesktop?

I need to record some activity on my desktop with voice , but recordMyDesktop really doesn't provide an acceptable record. Here are two solutions came into my mind , strip off the voice from that ...
3
votes
1answer
301 views

Noise after resuming computer from suspend

I hear noise in my speakers and headphones after waking up my PC. To fix this, I have to reload ALSA. Is there a way to fix, or at least to reload ALSA automatic after suspend ? Oh I forgot, I'm ...
0
votes
1answer
514 views

Why does my computer make noises? [closed]

My computer seems to have troubles with noises. Its a kind of a scratchy, repeated, croaky noise. And it is very disturbing and annoying to the peers around me. I dont know where and how much it is to ...
6
votes
2answers
664 views

Why is my harddrive louder, when I use Windows, compared to linux?

This is something I noticed: When I use Windows, my hard drive is louder and running almost all the time. In Ubuntu on the other hand, it runs quieter and more seldom. This even applies, when I ...