Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers to audio signals not being correctly transfered or not at all via Bluetooth or HDMI.

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change desktop environments and no sound lubuntu 14.10

So i've been beating my head against a wall for the last couple f days trying to find the solution to my problems. it started with a complete wipe of a dell dimension 8250 (i think its an 8250, its ...
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Rhythmbox keeps putting itself back into the sound indicator

I am new to this forum and a relatively light linux user- so please be concise. I have used dconf editor to blacklist 'rhythmbox.desktop' and 'rhythmbox'. I have deleted it from the ...
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Behringer ASIO audio card in Ubuntu

I am owner of Behringer UMC202 audio card and i want to get it working with my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. There is no official support for this card on Mac or Linux (probably). If i connect device to my PC ...
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Cannot stream music to Philips bluetooth hi-fi adapter

I want to stream music to a Philips Bluetooth Hi-Fi adapter. I have setup a connection to the adapter, but whenever I want to active the connection, it simply refuses. While playing music I hear that ...
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Can't watch YouTube

I am running lubuntu on a Dell mini12. it was working fine until a couple of weeks ago. Now you tube videos have problems playing back sound. I've tried installing the latest flash. My browser is ...
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How to change HDMI sound output to internal speakers

I got a ThinkPad S440 and everything works great except for the poor sound quality. With the previous installed default Windows 7 the quality was already bad, even with the Dolby Home Theater ...
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sound problem w new video card [on hold]

OS is Elementary 12.04 and upgrade video card by XFX- Radeon hd5450 does not provide audio input control after available drivers and their updates were installed. Is this wrong card or driver or ...
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Is there a natural sounding text-to-speech package?

This question was asked here, four years ago: Natural Sounding Text to Speech? However, text-to-speech is something that's still improving and evolving fast, and all of the answers yield software ...
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Sound devices disappear a few minutes after boot

A few minutes after booting Ubuntu, all the sound devices disappear in sound settings (no dummy output, either ) and sound can't be played. The sound works for a short while after a reboot but then it ...
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No sound anymore on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried Renoise on Ubuntu 14.04, but it complained about Jackd and ALSA threads. I installed pulseaudio-module-jack and jackd hoping that it would help. It didn't. Instead I now lost all my sounds ...
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Force the sound through internal speaker

Yesterday I accidentaly dropped my netbook, so now the 3.5mm jack is separated from motherboard. The issue is that ubuntu thinks that headphones are plugged in, is there a way to force the playback ...
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hardware audio keys wont work in unity, but they do in openbox

When I use the volume keys on my laptop the volume does not change on the default desktop environment. However, after I installed openbox, suddenly my volume keys worked! How can I fix my audio keys ...
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VLC media player sound problem

When I skip forward or backward while playing movies the audio goes off while the video still plays. How do I solve it?
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No sound and 'Dummy Output' in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running a dell XPS 13 (developers edition). I had Ubuntu 14.04 from the beginning and for about 2 months everything was working great. After a while, sometimes when i had my earplugs plugged in, ...
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Banshee not playing anything

I just installed Banshee on Kubuntu 14.10 and even though it can import all my music from my hard disk, it doesn't play anything, displaying a cross against each file I try to play. When I start it ...
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Recently installed ubuntu can hear myself through microphone

Ok so i recently installed Ubuntu and i got my headset Logitech g430s and I can hear myself through my headphones when i talk. How can I fix this it's really annoying.
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Ubuntu 14.10 sound is spontaneously muting during playback

When playing media (e.g. TV broadcast from tuner card (VLC), DVD playback (VLC), Google Music(Chrome Browser)), the sound will spontaneously mute after a couple of minutes (say somewhere between 3 and ...
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Wine, no sound at X :1

sound for Wine-1.7.34 works at :0 open a new X session at :1 lets make audio possible at :1 with: usermod -a -G audio $USER #requires re-login pax11publish -D :1 -e DISPLAY=:1 ck-launch-session ...
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desynchronized audio with video after recording a webcam (With avconv 11-6:11-1 )

Giving the following function, I recorded a Logitech C525 webcam stream with sound and that gives me an unsynchronized video with sound. It progressively delay till 15 seconds on 1h30... I have now ...
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how can i airplay Mirror my laptop screen and sound projector

I'm a teacher and I often have powerpoint or other resources I want to show students projected to a whiteboard. My school is phasing out serial port connection and is installing a airplay box, which ...
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How do I stop my speaker from POPPING when I plug and unplug my headphones?

my laptop speakers pop very loudly every time I plug in or unplug my headphones. I followed the suggested advice of disabling Auto-Mute Mode in alsamixer, and voila, no more popping. HOWEVER, now I ...
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What is “speech dispatcher”?

I'm having trouble getting sound out of Ubuntu. Some article advised to enable the "speech dispatcher" from /etc/default/speech-dispatcher. What is it? What does it do? Any ideas?
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Pulseaudio doesn't work with Jack

At my wits end with Pulseaudio and Jack. I have followed every how to guide I can find, I've installed and reinstalled the Jack sink and source modules for PA and tried Qjackctl and Cadence. I am at ...
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Cannot play youtube videos on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have both Firefox and Chrome with both having the Flash plugin installed. On Chrome, the Pepper Flash plugin is installed. The behavior of the problem is exactly the same on both Firefox and ...
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Change application volume from terminal

Is there a way to change individual application volumes from the terminal? I found a way to change the master volume which is amixer -D pulse sset Master 50% but I would like to be able to change ...
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choppy sound on youtube

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus X75VD. Everything works just fine except for these little sound chops I get whenever I watch a Youtube video in Firefox or in Chrome. Video and sound ...
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Cross fading several audio files using sox

I'm trying to cross-fade several audio files together with a 3 second cross-fade and join them together in to one file with sox. I can join several files together by the command below but not sure ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 14.04 after HDMI detatch

I was using my TV as a monitor connected to my lenovo laptop, through a HDMI connection, manually changing the sound sink in system options. Then I shutdown the system and then unplugged the HDMI, ...
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How to configure qjackctl to combine output from mplayer and rakarrack? (“Audio device got stuck!”)

If I launch rakarrack (without jack qjackctl), I do get sound output to my speakers from the guitar input. However, if I try to launch mplayer, to be able to play along a song, it gives "Audio device ...
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I don't hear anything via headphones

I got Lenovo Carbon x1 2nd Gen with Ubuntu 14.10. I don't hear anything through my headphones. the audio continue to go through the built-in speakers. I tried Headphone jack not working? but it didn't ...
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Stuck on login screen, everything plugged in is unresponsive

Whilst downloading version 14.04, my mother manually restarted the computer by holding the power button in. Upon restart, the mouse and keyboard do not work, the speakers would not play the start up ...
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System Settings Missing/Bluetooth Settings/Sound Settings/Programs Missing?

Not sure what happened but all my settings are missing, I cant access any to make changes. When check under the dash not of the settings are showing as been instilled. Not only settings but some ...
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Can't find libasound_module_pcm_a52.la and .so when trying to fix surround sound

Running Ubuntu Using 14.04.2, I'm following the guide for 5.1 through spdif here and have done it both manually and using the script. What ever I do, I stop at the point when I need to copy ...
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Sound not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Sound does not work in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The Analog device is not even listed in the System Settings window. I have already tried the method specified in: Sound not working in Ubuntu 14.04 . But no ...
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Help ubuntu sound issuse's (14.4)

I am really new to Ubuntu. I have version 14.04 and I have been having a tonne of problems with sound; my issues are: There are no sound drivers showing up on system menu. When I get sound to work ...
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Merge two audio sources with avconv

I am trying to record my desktop with avconv. It's working pretty good. My only problem is that one of my audio channels is too slow / downpitched and so has an offset. Adding an offset to the stream ...
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Use Razer Kraken 7.1 Chroma on Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

My problem is that when i use the headphone comes only a 2.1 sound out of there.
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Ubuntu 14.10 Sound drops out on laptop

Toshiba Satellite L755 S5130 Things I have done so far. 1.) reinstall linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils linux-image-3.8.0-26-generic linux-ubuntu-modules-3.8.0-26-generic libasound2 2.) I ...
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USB audio ok if connected after boot, mute if connected during boot

I am running 14.04 LTS Xubuntu (3.13.0-45-generic) and trying to get a Prosonus Audiobox USB to work correctly. The device seems to have all functionality working fine with snd_usb_audio provided I ...
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when I try to reord a video from cheesebooth, only beep tones are recorded but picture is fine. Ubuntu 14.04 [closed]

Is there any other good program alternative for cheese booth? Please suggest. Is there something bad with the receiver?
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How do I access the microphone in an ubuntu touch app

I want to write a chromatic tuner app for the ubuntu phone. What is the best way to access the microphone and stream the audio data to memory, so that I can analyze it? The only thing I found so far ...
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odd results in fdisk for a USB sound card with storage

I have a USB sound card (a Creative SB X-Fi Go!) which works perfectly (both as a soundcard and as a storage device) under Ubuntu and reports to Disks as having a 1GB Fat partition as in this ...
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No sound from headphones Ubuntu 14.04

I am having some trouble getting sound when using headphones. Restarting does not help but for some reason turning the computer off and then on again does. If the computer goes to sleep the sound in ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 — HDMI audio not starting right away

I currently have a HTPC set up with Ubuntu 14.04. Generally, it works pretty well, except for one small issue. When I go to start playing a movie, or play a video after pausing it, it takes about ...
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PULSEAUDIO does not list my ALSA capture device as a capture source

I have recently written an ALSA driver for my audio capture card and I have problems with PulseAudio recognising it as an capture source. Here are some facts and hopefully one of you experienced this ...
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chrome flash plugin crash on ubuntu 14.0

I have ubuntu 14.04 running the latest chrome browser version 40. The flash player crashes every time I try to play video in chrome. I am not sure what caused these issues to crop up suddenly since it ...
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Ubuntu not using correct microphone (though pavucontrol lists it)

when I look at the audio configuration, I see that there is only one microphone configured. When selected, this microphone doesn't really record sound, instead it gives inaudible pops and cracks as I ...
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Audio not coming out and not shutdown option

I have some problems with both the audio/speaker and the power options to shutdown. I do not have shutdown option and my audio not coming out again on the kubuntu system. I read that this file may be ...
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Volume level indicator plugin

I may not be best at terminilogy but i am looking for a GNOME plugin allowing me to see the mater volume indicator in real time, like this one: In new gnome, the "indicators" are hidden and you ...
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fix xubuntu sound

Every so often I would lose the sound in my xubuntu 14.04. The other users on this desktop would would have sound, except me. I am almost sure that the problem is triggered by my use of headphones. ...