PulseAudio Volume Control (pavucontrol) is a simple GTK based volume control tool ("mixer") for the PulseAudio sound server.

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My sound stop working in Ubuntu 16.04

My sound stopped working few days ago and for what I could see online it seems to be the problem that many people have with Ubuntu 16.04. I don't have any clue of what could have caused that. My ...
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Cant open pavucontrol

I just installed pavucontrol and cant open it. I get this Error whenever I open pavucontrol. When I tried to open it by sudo pavucontrol I get this error => altair@Aiden:~$ sudo pavucontrol Home ...
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Mic problems with Analogue Stereo Duplex

Ubuntu Unity 16.04 Toshiba Chromebook 2 I'm trying to get my mic working, either external or internal. There is no input sound available within settings and no internal external mic option within ...
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How to save a default input device (microphone) in pavucontrol?

I am using Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS (with xfce4 desktop) and Skype. I want to use a microphone of my Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000. Following this answer I managed to get it to work by choosing the correct ...
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Remove grey border around pavucontrol in 16.04 [closed]

This issue is best illustrated with an image: As you can see above there is a grey border around the actual contents of the application. What I've tried thus far is to modify the contents of ....
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Can't use Built-in Audio Analog Stereo

I am on Ubuntu Server 15.10, When I plug in my headphones to either the front of my case or directly into the motherboard in the back, I don't even get static feedback when I plug it in, yet I know ...
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Bluetooth headset: tried three, none of them works with Ubuntu 14.04 or LMint

I decided last week that I want to have a Bluetooth headset to make skype calls. I tried three different models already, now the third one, the JBL is the only one which gives me the Sound options. I ...
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Microphone input volume too low in Cheese, Ubuntu 14.04

Microphone volume is too low to be heard in Cheese and Skype but works ok when I record with Audacity and when I do this: vlc pulse:// I dual-boot Windows 10 and the microphone works ok in Skype on ...
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how to call using a synthetic voice in Skype

My goal is to use a synthetic voice in a Skype call. This could be used in a scenario such as being in two meetings at once (one local, one remote) and not being able to speak out loud (in the local ...
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Microphone - external sound card noise suppression [duplicate]

I have the same problem as described here, so I tried to solve it with procedure in reply. When everything was installed I changed files according to reply and restarted computer. When computer ...
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No Sound even after fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 x64

I have done everything that I could get off Google to correct the sound problem but none of them is working. My last install of Ubuntu had the sound working, but this one, I don't know why it is not. ...
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command line tool that will return sound volume ubuntu 12.04

Is there a command line tool that will return the output volume setting on pavucontrol. I can set this volume using a python script from some other posting, but cannot figure out how to see what the ...
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Changing in pavucontrols tab “Recording” via command line

I'm using pavucontrol to make changes in the "Recording". I'm changing the source (??) of a Loopback to Null-Output from "Internes Audio Analog Stereo" to "Monitor of Internes Audio Analog Stereo" see ...
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Selected audio ports in pavucontrol not being used for audio

I am trying to use pavucontrol to control my audio ports on my Samsung Series 9 laptop. I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I am using pavucontrol because in 13.04, the standard Sound Options config page only ...
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Playing audio stream not showing in pavucontrol

My Pulse Audio Volume Control (pavucontrol) is not shown volume bar which present below the volume control slider for right and left channels in the Play tab . However, I can hear audio,and the ...
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how to use pulseaudio to detect name of media player?

I am new to the pulse audio system.I want design application which required show name of media player which currently playing audio or video like play tab shows in the pavucontrol (pulseaudio volume ...
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How can I use PulseAudio virtual audio streams to play music over Skype?

I'm trying to listen to the audio output of a specific process (A) and another process (B) while redirecting A's audio output to B's audio input. This would be the equivalent of playing music into ...
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Replace default audio control with pavucontrol

Thanks to Ask Ubuntu, recently I discovered PulseAudio Volume Control (pavucontrol) and started using it with joy. My question is this: is there a way to use it in place of the default audio control ...
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One of my two speakers doesn't work

I had ubuntu 12.04 alongside with windows and my speakers both worked fine. Now i have only Ubuntu 12.04 in my dasktop installed by a cd, and only one of my speakers work right now. Any ideas? Thanks ...
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pavucontrol doesn't show Bluetooth headset

I'm trying to use an LG HBS700 Bluetooth headset with my laptop (Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon running Xubuntu 12.10). I'm able to successfully connect the headset using the Blueman program, but when I go ...
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How to make pavucontrol changes permanent?

Because of skype sound issues I installed pavucontrol and I can change settings so the sounds work again with skype. I had to set both (recording&playback of skype) to "built-in Audio Analog ...
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Flash not using PulseAudio

I'm using gstreamer with pavucontrol. When I go to www.google.com and press the 'voice search' button in either Firefox or Chrome gstreamer reports a recording device named "Chrome/Firefox ALSA." ...
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Set which pulseaudio sink is affected by volume control buttons

On my previous installation of ubuntu 10.04 it was possible to set a sink in pavucontrol, which is affected by the volume up-/down buttons on my keyboard. Now in Lubuntu 11.10 this does not work ...