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1answer
149 views

How to make pulseaudio and ubuntu detect the same audio device as alsa driver

I use Ubuntu 14.04 x64 and I use gnome-shell on my laptop. I have a Bose companion 5 (which is basically a USB sound system) and a HDMI port, both does work perfectly when I just boot with the cable ...
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0answers
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no sound in ubuntu 12.04 but in windows i t is enabled

**i tried this but..** meena@ubuntu:~$ gnome-volume-control-applet gnome-volume-control-applet: command not found **when i tried this** meena@ubuntu:~$ pulseaudio -vvv I: [pulseaudio] main.c: ...
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1answer
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Bluetooth refuses to connect since update to Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

I can no longer connect to my bluetooth speakers since since upgrading to Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and then Gnome shell to 3.10, which never were a problem with Ubuntu Gnome 13.04. My bluetooth-dongle ...
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231 views

OAFIID:GNOME_FastUserSwitchApplet Error

I recently lost my GNOME desktop manager after uninstalling PulseAudio (see: GNOME/GDM not starting). After getting the desktop environment back up, I was presented with the following Error Message: ...
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1answer
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GNOME/GDM not starting

NOTE: While working through my issue and documenting it I discovered the solution, but have decided to post this in case another person has the same/similar issue (see bottom)... After uninstalling ...
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Enable Skype sounds *without* enabling *all* system sound effects

I'd like to enable the ringing and notification sounds in Skype without enabling generic system sounds, i.e. without turning on all system sound effects in PulseAudio volume control. Is there a way ...
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2answers
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How do I start pulseaudio on barebones X11 server?

I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 with Xdmx/Xmonad without Gnome on a macbook air 4,2. Xdmx is an X Server that allows you to use other Linux computers running X11 as monitors. Literally, monitors connected by ...
1
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1answer
823 views

Pulseaudio not using card I want output from

Sound on Ubuntu stopped working (however on Windows 7 it works). I just tried ubuntu-bug audio and gave the following output: You don't seem to have configured PulseAudio to use the card you want ...
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0answers
364 views

How do I switch audio sources on an HP Pavilion DV7? [closed]

Just switched from 11.04 to 11.10 and suddenly got the problem of audio switching. in previous versions I could've switched from analog output to analog speakers on my HP pavilion dv7-3170el. Now I ...
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0answers
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Pulseaudio makes static after upgrade to GNOME 3 [closed]

Since upgrading my Natty install to Gnome 3, I've been having occasional issues with sound. Most of the time, sound works fine, but here and there it will be really staticy. One cause I've noticed ...
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2answers
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How to disable Alert volume from the command line?

There is an option in the Sound Preferences dialog, Sound Effects tab, to toggle Alert volume 'mute'. It works and suffices for my needs to disable the irritating system beep/bell. However, I ...
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2answers
656 views

How to setup Gnome & KDE to use the same soundsystem?

Using maverick ubuntu with added kubuntu-desktop: I look at KDE systemsettings in the multimedia section. Under phonon backend it says I use xine. No option to add or change anything here. Now ...