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Acer notbeook speakers occasionally make silent cackling noise when there is no output on 16.04

I have an Acer Aspire E5-773G running Ubuntu 16.04. Both the left and right speaker make sometimes pretty silent crackling noises. At first I perceived it as HDD sounds, but the HDD was not in use ...
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Fan noise in LG U460 in Ubuntu 16.04

Today after two days using Ubuntu 16.04 without problems, my laptop started to do a fan noise that's bothering me a lot, the fan is always on, and running as if on peaks , pulsating. I read a lot of ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 constant noise problem with headphones

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 on my xps 13, it is working fine except this problem. When I plug headphones in then a constant noise starting and never go until plug headphones out. I read about this problem ...
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Surging CPU fan with linux but not windows

Currently I have a fresh install, no dual boot, just Ubuntu 16.04 and the fan is quietly surging. It surges about every 3-5 seconds. It would sit quiet, then zoom up, then drop and repeat. Any ...
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Dell laptop fan very noisy in Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell Inspiron N5110 and I like it a lot. But the problem is that the fan started to behave crazy. It is working almost always making it impossible to focus on ...
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How to load Nouveau KMS to fix a clicking noise

I have this problem about clicking noises coming from my left speaker. There were several posts about this and the power save. I was not able to get the powersave settings to "stick", but I think ...
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Ts3/Mumble distorted output or high pitched input

I have an condenser microphone connected to a Steinberg UR22 audio interface. Whenever i connect to an Teamspeak/Mumble Server all my sound output(including outside TS) gets heavily distorted. I can ...
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ThinkPad L460 + Ubuntu 16.04 startup noise

There are annoying hissing sound during start up. This happens only during start up and the speaker works just fine after that. Does anyone have any experience with this or can provide me some hints ...
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Fan noise after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 my computer fans have started making much more noise. I think this could be related to the graphics card, which is an ATI Radeon: 07:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Y700 - Ubuntu 15.10: Constant speaker noise after login

I bought a new Lenovo Ideapad Y700 and tried Ubuntu 15.10 live on it. The speakers are making a constant noise after I login. I've recorded and shared the sound in soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/...
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White noise ubuntu 15.10

So the white noise problem again. I tried a few fix that I could found over the Internet but nothing worked so far. Followed this and this. Running realtek ACL1150 on an ASUS motherboard. I'm running ...
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Fan running at maximum speed on Asus UX32A since last update on Ubuntu 14.04

Have been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a while now, but am still not an advanced user. After one of the recent updates to the OS, the fan for my laptop runs at abnormally high speeds for prolonged periods. ...
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Ubuntu pop noise when system starts up and shuts down

I got a Lenovo y430p. Recently I installed ubuntu on it. Everything works fine except that every time the system boots or shuts down there is an annoying pop noise from the loud-speaker. I don't think ...
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Distorted sound with a Lexicon Alpha USB sound card

The issue is, whenever I open a program which uses audio in some way (skype, audacity etc.) the sound of my audio player (any, I've tried at least 3 of them) turns glitchy and distorted. To resolve ...
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GeForce GTX 750 gpu noise levels

I would like to know if anyone is currently using GeForce GTX 750 Ti gpu on Ubuntu, and how would he comment on the gpu's behaviour concerning noise levels using: the open source driver the binary ...
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Pop, crack and background noise when I plug a jack (Ubuntu 14.04.3)

I have a Dell inspiron 7746 (Specs) series running Ubuntu 14.04.3 When I plug a headphones jack and there is no sound playing, I can hear a noise in the background. When I play a video, at the start, ...
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Headphones - noise when nothing is playing

I'm on ubuntu 14.04 and I have sound issue. Sound is clean and nice but when stops playing after few seconds I hear big click in speakers and then anoying buzzing(when I'm using amplifier). On ...
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Microphone static noise

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with dualboot. But i have problem with microphone noise. I can not find any noise reduction in Ubuntu. Sound quality is for me quite important, because i am talking with ...
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Clicking noise from acer r3 131t (left speaker)

I have a subtle clicking coming from my laptop? I have a Acer r3 131t c1yf (32gb HD, 2gb RAM) It comes from the left speaker. Windows 10 (dual boot) is very silent. The Acer Graphics listed on "...
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Background noise problem in RecordMydesktop app

I was using RecordMydesktop for recording a tutorial. The video is okay, but it's giving extra background noise. Is there any solution to remove background noise?
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Noise: Unable to import x items from

I get the above error when trying to import sound/music files into Noise. I've reinstalled the application several times. The sound/music files work in VLC otherwise. Running Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. ...
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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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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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Noise on headphones on HP Zbook 15 G2 with Ubuntu 14.04.2 and 15.10

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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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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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 apt-...
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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 /etc/...
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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 ...