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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wi-fi and bluetooth not working simultaneously

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I had this configuration working for three years with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I went for a fresh installation (not distro upgrade), the only thing I kept ...
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Python script stopped working: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY jack server is not running or cannot be started

I have a Python script on a Raspberry Pi that streams radio. It was working great for a long time, but today not so much. Here is a reproducible example that produces the error message: import pygst ...
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Audio Issues with Adobe Flash Player in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

After updating the adobe flash player the audio control automatically turns mute while playing an audio/video file. Before this updation there had been no issues, everything worked fine. Request for ...
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Audio problem with line out and Rear

Recently I built a system with Asus Sabertooth Z97 motherboard. Motherboard has 5 audio ports and two of them are labeled as 1. Line Out 2. Rear. Problem is that when I login to windows audio output ...
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No sound at all in Ubuntu 14.04

Attempting to better word a prior question. The basics are as follows: Fresh build of 14.04 on newly built custom PC Gigabyte GA-F2A88X mother board with on board audio Asus Xonar DGX Audio Card ...
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PCI Soundcard to function

I've installed a PCI Soundcard, and it seems like Ubuntu is recognizing it, I'm able to see it in alsamixer but when I go into the Ubuntu sound settings I can't get any sound. I've tried a few ...
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After installing updates, sound only plays in headphones and not speakers!

My laptop is Dell, Ubuntu 12.04. Everything was fine till I installed the recommended updates in updates manager. Then Laptop speakers disappeared from sound outputs in system settings >> sound and ...
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How to play audio embedded in pdf?

I have already checked this thread but today, neither realplayer nor acroread are available for linux. I do not want to use old deprecated applications that could introduce security holes as well. I ...
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No HDMI Audio on Ubuntu 15.04 and NVIDIA Quadro 2000

I took me a long time to discover the sudo nvidia-xconfig to get the NVIDIA drivers working. I was assuming that was the cause of getting no HDMI audio, unfortunately it was not. The the output is ...
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Satellite card not recognized

Warning: Very bad english, trying to translate from french I recently heard about SDR and I have an old computer that has a PCI satellite card equipped with a Conexant Fusion 878A (Bt878x) chip, so I ...
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Headphones detected but not switched to automatically on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have asus chromebox which I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on. When I connect headphones, I can see them in the volume control application, but they are not switched to automatically, when I select the ...
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Audio stops working after I pug in my fiio DAC

On my fresh install of Ubuntu when I plug in my Fiio x3 II to use as DAC all audio devices disappear from the sound settings menu. Ubuntu also hangs on shutdown waiting on soundcard job. after ...
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FFserver-FFmpeg Missing Audio stream which is needed

I have been playing around with ffserver, and ffmpeg to set a real time stream with my webcam. I once (actually 4-5 times) got it to work but now every time I try to launch the server I got this ...
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How to Create A Virtual Sound Card In Ubuntu Vps?

i have 12.04 32bit and i do not have card sound i searched in everything and everywhere but i did not find anything. i tired to install pulse audio control and gnome alsa mixer but both did not worke. ...
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Is there a Linux alternative to VoiceShaper?

I would like to use VoiceShaper but unfortunately in my VirtualBox virtual machine running Windows 7, it does not work. Also, in WINE it does not recognize any input or output devices. So, do you ...
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Red light from headphone jack Macbook Pro running Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting a red light from the audio jack on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Sound works fine, headphones or speakers, but whenever the sound is on the light comes on. It usually turns ...
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14.04 Choppy Audio

I've been following this guide without any luck. I'm on step 3, and this was its output. Can someone help me? Thanks in advance.
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Audio related: can't make any connections via JACK, also tried with Cadence

I'm just beginning to check audio features in my system and I want to use some music related programs (yoshimi, space theremin, Din is Noise) but I can't get any sound out of my speakers. Listening ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Headphone not detected

I have exactly the same problem : No headphones audio in Alienware 15 laptop I also have an Alienware 15. Everything works great with Ubuntu 15.04 ... Except wifi and headphone ... There is no sound ...
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Thinkpad W520 DisplayPort/HDMI sound

On my Thinkpad w520 with Nvidia Optimus (using Nvidia properietary drivers) I connected an external monitor via DisplayPort, using a Displayport -> HDMI adapter cable. The monitor has integrated ...
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How can I toggle between speakers and headphones through the command line?

I am making a script that switches between my speakers and my headphones. Switching between the following 2 commands almost does the trick: amixer -c 0 sset "Auto-Mute Mode" Enabled and amixer -c ...
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sound is not coming both in headphones and speakers in ubuntu 12.04

ubuntu 12.04 i was updated the software after that sound is not coming from speakers but my head phones are working. later i made some changes by searching in the net and i executed some commands the ...
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Jabra BT2080 Headset stopped working, It paired and connected, shows in sound settings but no sound (just some static)

The device was working fine yesterday. It got paired and connected and I got sound after selecting it from the settings. Today the sound is gone. The device still gets paired and connects, the volume ...
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No microphone input Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Lenovo T420

I was trying to do some recordings with my new jack splitter. It's a Y cable with a 3.5mm 4 segment male jack, connecting to the computer port, and two female 3.5mm sockets, one for headphones ...
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sound card not recognized in ubuntu

My inbuilt soundcard was not working well(no bass sound,voice screeching) Testing: Speaker:working well with mobile devices Headphones:screeching sound Before I had Windows 7 : Got the screeching so ...
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Internal mic is not working on my lenovo b50 series laptop with ubuntu 14.04

Internal microphone of my laptop is not working whereas when I connect earphones with mic, it works fine. I have Ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo b50 series laptop. As per suggetion Internal microphone not ...
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Swap the stereo Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04, but I figure out, that the left channel is actually right and the right is left. I tried everything, from the Ubuntu forums, but without success. I'm using hp dc7600, with ...
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Sound cracking - hp DC7600 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just install Ubuntu 14.04. I use Cakewalk UA-1G USB audio interface. All the time when I play some sound (like movie, video from youtube, etc.) I hear cracking. Can somebody help me please?
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is audio-recorder safe to install? [on hold]

os = Xubuntu 14.04 I want to install audio-recorder : http://itsfoss.com/record-streaming-audio/ I have to add a ppa and this could mean a safety risk. The software isn't supported anymore since ...
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Sound Not Working after 15.04 Update

The system audio and headphones/speakers aren't working for the default Videos application or the VLC Player, but it is working for the Rhythmbox Music Player. This happens even when the same file is ...
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i know what is the problem with my sound in ubuntu 15.04 but i don't know how to fix it?

i upgraded my hp compact to ubuntu 15.04,but i noticed that i have no sound coming out from the built in speaker of my pc. I went to sound setting and i found that it's stuck or blocked between line ...
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Lenovo M90z: No Sound after reloading Alsa (“Dummy Output”)

I have a problem which seems to be rather common, but I have not been able to solve: I recently used the command alsa force-reload (though not quite sure why) on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z which is ...
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App permissions

I am developing a simple sound recorder using Qt Creator. It uses the QAudioRecorder class and Qml. The app compiles and runs on the desktop during testing and I am able to play back the recorded ...
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When playing mkv movie by vlc media player, sometimes I only get the video not the audio

I have VLC media player installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The problem is when I play movies that are in .mkv format using VLC it sometimes cannot play the sound of the movie and I only see the video. ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04 the sound settings no longer work as they did in 13.04

I have no idea what is going on but my sound settings now no longer work properly in 15.04. I firstly upgraded to 14.04 and then to 15.04. Before I had sound control buttons on the very top status ...
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Digital audio does not work

I am having problems getting S/PDIF and HDMI audio working on Ubuntu 15.04. The S/PDIF output shows up in "System Settings > Sound", but no sound is outputted. The HDMI output does not show up. I ...
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Sound is gone after booting system in text mode

I started using GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text" grub argument for my boots, and recently noticed that the sound is missing. I start GUI from terminal using startx command, here's my .xinitrc ...
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How to change sound jack to rear?

I am new to ubuntu & I am having difficulty in finding the sound jack selection setting. My rear sound jack is not working. Please help me out.
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Kubuntu switch to headphone when connected

I have installed Kubuntu 14.04.2 using the 3.19.6 kernel on an Asus Chromebox. When I am in desktop mode, I couldn't hear any sounds. This is a list of the devices: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware ...
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Unable to copy audio disc with Brasero

It seems it creates the image correctly. After I insert the blank cd I get: Checking session consistency (brasero_burn_check_session_consistency brasero-burn.c:1739) BraseroCdrdao called ...
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Audio through iec958 super quiet

I've tried a lot of things I can find, but nothing helps. Problem in Ubuntu 14.04: Audio plays fine through HDMI, but not through s/pdif. When I unlock and raise the left front or right front ...
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lubuntu 14.04: HDMI sound not working, fixes on forum won't work either

I'm running Kodibuntu, which is on the basis of Lubuntu 14.04 My HDMI is not feeding sound to my tv, but it is feeding video. The root of this problem must be in Lubuntu so what I am trying to do ...
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does not detect my sound card HDMI

Mainly, the sound only heard in the computer and not on TV, I have no problems with the video, it works correctly. Ubuntu never detect my sound card hdmi. commands: aplay -l results: **** Lista ...
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Bluetooth USB Adapter

Trying to get Bluetooth USB working on my Toshiba Satellite. Tried typing a few things in Terminal from answers to similar Questions (bash_history): 57 sudo apt-get clean 58 sudo apt-get update ...
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Clipping audio in YouTube on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting some pretty bad clipping audio when I watch YouTube videos in Firefox, the actual video seems to play just fine. I'm running Ubuntu MATE 14.04. It's such a general issue when I Googled ...
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HP Compaq 6715s sound

I have HP Compaq 6715s with Ubuntu Mate 15.04, and my sound is not working. I can see audio HW in lspci command, but I can't see it in the sound settings... Sorry for English, I am from Slovakia.
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Using Ubuntu/Rackspace Server as an audio-stream

I'm looking for using a Ubuntu server as a streaming server for my webradio. I use this software called Nicecast to capture the audio produced on a local computer and redirect it to a server. The ...
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Ubuntu MATE: If no sound is playing it will automatically mute

Hi iam have Ubuntu MATE 14.04 on my Notebook, which has physical buttons for volume control (+, -, mute). Whenever plays no sound mute indicator turns red and it will play something like beep (not ...
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Problem with headset communication

Can I use headset only for communication with skype? I want to hear skype on headphones, but other sounds (youtube for example) on speakers. Is this possible?
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Sound lags behind video stream in ubuntu 15.04

How to adjust a +- 1-2 second lag when video streaming. I have found no solution yet. Help appreciated.