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Dummy Sound on Asus X550JK on ubuntu 14.04

I've got a problem with the soundcard on my Asus. In sound settings I've got an dummy output against the built-in speakers. When I execute aplay -l in the terminal, I recieve aplay: device_list:268: ...
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Can't use optical audio out

I have an amp connected to optical audio. It works in windows perfectly, however in ubuntu it plays no sound when testing in sound settings "Digital Output(S/PDIF)" which at least tells me it's ...
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Change framerate of mp4 video without reencoding using mp4box and piping

I'd basically like to do what this guy asked for. Using the lines of Mitch I get a perfect result. I'd now love to use the output of mp4box directly as input of mp4box again (to make one command out ...
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could not install Ubuntu

[![error message][1]][1] New to Ubuntu, tried many times getting the same msg. The Installer encountered an error copying files to Hard Disk. [errno 5] input/output error
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How to mark matching GREP string while redirecting output to file

I am trying to use grep to find all matching strings in file and output them, in context of the line, to another file, while adding some kind of marks (ideally two asterisks) on each side of the ...
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Change audio output socket on Ubuntu 15.04

My output audio socket is broken. In Windows I can change sockets input and output with "Realtek". Is there a way to change audio sockets on Ubuntu 15.04?
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Xubuntu 14.04 disables video output when disconneting / reconnecting a HDMI monitor

On Xubuntu 13.10 when I disconnect a screen connected on the HDMI output of my computer and then reconnect it, the signal directly comes back to the screen and I can continue to work. On Xubuntu ...
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Flush Terminal Buffer?

I have a (proprietary) program which I start with ./program -a asdf in the Terminal. When I do that, I can see all the output at the right time. However, when I want to use the programs' output in a ...
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Create Random non words [closed]

dd if=/dev/urandom of=a.log bs=1M count=2 Question: if this code ^ gives me random numbers, how can I get random non-words (unintelligible) such as “hgcqw”. Question 2: Can the shuf command be ...
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Change Audio Output via Speaker Symbol

Is there a way to change the Audio Output (and for the sake of completeness the Audio Input) conveniently via the Speaker Symbol of the Top-Bar of Ubuntu? Just like I can change between Wifi ...
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Is there a way with sox to trim parts of audio file with volume under a certain level?

I have an audio file and I want to delete the parts of this audio file that have less than a certain level of volume. Is that possible with sox?
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Sound output turns off after clicking on video or live cam

When I click on any video or live cam the sound goes off after a few seconds. I can reboot to get sound back, but still goes off after a few seconds. I just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10.
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How can the outputs of sounds be set by command in PulseAudio?

I'm trying to automate the setup process needed to pipe the output of Festival speech synthesis into Skype for the purposes of allowing a person who cannot speak to have a synthetic voice on Skype. I ...
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Add terminal output at the bottom of a text file [duplicate]

I am using: command > ~/Desktop/file.txt My problem is that I need to execute this command multiple times, and each time It will give me different outputs, in this moment each time I run it It ...
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Missing vidio on samsung TV

Complete novice (72yrs) trying to play vidio from Kodi on Samsung laptop (NP350) (using Ubuntu 14.04) to Samsung Smart tv using HDMI cable Vidio plays on laptop OK but TV only shows startup screen ...
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Different applications, different sound output devices

I would find it really useful if I could make it so that music I am playing on YouTube in Chrome comes out of speakers, and the sound from other applications comes out of my earphones, so I am ...
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Open a file at a certain position and read one byte in bash

Since two persons already voted to close this post, I'll try to make the question as clear as possible. A file on a physical device is represented as a binary sequence. That being said, what I need to ...
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Why does gzip on tar output always produce different results?

What I expect from two commands which always produce the same output on their own, is them to always produce the same output when put in a pipeline, but apparently this is not the case for tar | gzip: ...
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How can I archive dd's output directly possibly without using any compression?

It has been determined already in this question that tar cannot read input from stdin. How else can a dd output be archived directly possibly without using any compression? The purpose of doing ...
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At least one output file must be specified ffmpeg

ffmpeg -i oceans.mov -an -c:v libx264 -r 24 -preset fast \ -profile:v baseline -g 64 -keyint_min 64 -b:v:0 230k -maxrate 250k -s:v:0 304x128 \ -x264opts pic-struct:no-scenecut -movflags ...
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Something wrong with audio input. My output (music) is what people in teamspeak here instead of anything coming from my mic

I'm pretty new to the world of Ubuntu but I've been having this problem that seems to persist through reinstalls. Initially the mic was working fine, everyone in teamspeak could here me, no problems. ...
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I have a WiFi problem, what commands do I need to run so I can be best helped? [duplicate]

I am trying to ask a question about getting my WiFi to work but I don't know what information to add to my question to get help, what do I need?
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Is it possible to show the output on terminal while writing the output of a command to a file? [duplicate]

I am running a command say nmap www.somesite.com>file.txt so that i can get the output to file.txt. But if I do so, I am not able to see the output of that command on terminal. Is it possible to ...
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How to get the Input and output in a terminal to a text file? [duplicate]

I want to create a text file which will add each command I am going to run on the terminal as a new line entry in the text file. i.e., I need to keep a record of what are the things I'm doing in the ...
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Headset appearing as only input, tried so many things to fix and out of ideas. ubuntu 14.04

I have searched googled for a very long time, I am about ready to start pulling my hair out. I have headset with built in mic, no matter what USB port I use it only shows as a Mic in Sound Settings ...
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Why doesn't redirecting output from nginx work?

I want to list all modules of nginx server by line, so I type the following: nginx -V | tr -- - '\n' But it doesn't put modules in lines. If I do it like this: 2>&1 nginx -V | tr -- - '\n' ...
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How can I save lines from terminal to a text file?

I made a simple bash script that pack a file and then upload it, if everything is fine I am getting some http:// links to my stuff as output I want to know how can I copy those links automaticaly to a ...
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play sound on different outputs, based on what display its the “player” is displayed on?

Is there any way to play sound on different outputs, based on what display its the "player" is displayed on? E.x if its played on the computer screen it uses analog output, but if its displayed on ...
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iptables : ssh output redirection

I'm trying to configure iptables to redirect ssh output, but to test I first configure tcp redirection like this: protocol : tcp source IP : 127.0.0.1 source port : 69 destination ip : anywhere ...
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Blank screen after login

I think I know how I got here. I was trying to get audio working and issued the command sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base pulseaudio It seemed like it was removing a lot of packages I did ...
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How to combine multiple text files into one text file ordered by date created?

I'm a newbie so please help: I keep a journal on my iPhone using Scratch that outputs all notes I make to a separate .txt file stored in Dropbox. I have this synced with my Ubuntu 14.04 system, so ...
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How to save output to file that required root access [duplicate]

I want to save output of command to a file that my current user do not have access to. But my user can have root access using sudo. I'm running for example: sudo crontab -l > /var/BackUp/crontab ...
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How to turn off headphones, and only leave enabled analog output?

How to turn off Headphones, and only leave enabled Analog Output? (Ubuntu 14.04)
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Where is the output of a Terminal (Gnome Terminal) stored

First of all, this is not a question about history, which stores all the entered commands. I have on my workstation at work several open Terminals from which I launch simulations, examine the output ...
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How to scroll down vboxmanage output?

When I type the vboxmanage command I get a sort of manpage output, where it shows all the information at once. How can I view the info incrementally like less/more commands with files?
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why pipes are used instead of input redirection

I'm new to linux systems and I can't really understand why wee need two operators that can redirect output: pipe as | and ouput redirection operator >? Can't we just always use the second? Most of ...
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No audio output in ubuntu 12.04.4 lts

I have ubuntu 12.04 lts and my aufio output suddenly stopped! I have an HP ProBook and the audio output from the internel speakers stopped but if there are external put ispeaker then the output is ...
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No sound output to USB headset

Control centre then sound then Alsamixer then F6 and option 2 is my Plantronics headset. I choose it but nothing seems to work I am on new install of lxle v12.04.4 32bit All works fine in Windows XP I ...
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How to fix a gstreamer error

I upgraded to 14.04 and now gstreamer is not working. What I am trying to accomplish is to hear the audio input on my computer coming from a ham radio. This is the command that I am using: gst-launch ...
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How can I choose the audio output device using the terminal?

I have a digital headphone set and an analog pair of speakers. Is there a way for me to switch between them in the terminal in Ubuntu? I ask that because I would like to create a keyboard shortcut for ...
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How to Automatically save terminal command output to file [duplicate]

Is there a way that I can save the terminal command output to a file, without having to write the command ' | tee /abc.txt' every-time around?
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Why this script doesn't work in cron and generates a empty output?

Why this script doesn't work in the cron for root or other user and generates a empty output ? /tmp/test-1.log --------------- #!/bin/sh /bin/echo this is test-1.sh /bin/date "+%FT%T" Permissions ...
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Running Spotify via wine will only use speakers not play via headphones

I have Spotify installed under Wine. It currently is trying to use my desktop speakers as the default output device, however I have changed the system settings to use all input and output sound for my ...
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cron not outputting correctly?

Please forgive my ignorance. I have searched, but perhaps I’m not sure really what to search for in order to answer my question myself, so I’m turning to this forum for a little guidance. I’ve ...
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What's the mounted path for sound device?

As the title? In red hat sound device is mounted at /dev/dsp. How about ubuntu? Regards, Hua Jie
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How do I get my sound to work

I recently installed ubuntu 13.10 and am having trouble with no sound output. This was never an issue with 11, which was the last one I used. I am using an HDMI cable for video and audio this time ...
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output SoX synthesized sound to file

I have the following SoX command that generates a nifty 'spacecraft' sound: play -n -c1 synth whitenoise band -n 100 20 band -n 50 20 gain +25 fade h 1 864000 1 How could I output about 10 seconds ...
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Audio Input to Audio Output

my Audio output is broken, but i also have an audio input which i dont need,is there any chance that i could change them so the input will be the output? Nice Greeting Maria PS: Sorry for my bad ...
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No sound from Ubuntu 13.10 after selecting output

Hello I have headphones that I plug and unplug from time to time because I talk on Skype. When I unplugged my headphones from my keyboard there was no sound from my speakers while I was playing music. ...
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HDMI Audio not working on fresh Dell install

Just installed Ubuntu on a Dell Studio 1535 laptop. Everything is working except the audio on the HDMI connection (video via hdmi does work). Intel® Core™2 Duo CPU T5850 @ 2.16GHz = thats the ...