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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How to use Yamanha MCR-B142 Bluetooth as outpulse speakers?

The Yamanha MCR-B142 mini-HiFi has Bluetooth audio. I can successfully connect to it from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the mini-HiFi appears in the Bluetooth connections. However, it does not appear in the ...
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Sound Problems Ubuntu 14.10

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and I have sound problems. Currently I have installed both Windows and Ubuntu. Sound is played form a tv combo monitor. Video stream goes from the pc to the monitor with ...
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Beep when Esc key is pressed

How can I configure Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) to beep when certain key is pressed (Esc key in my case)?
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Can't get surround sound working on Logitech G340 Headset [Ubuntu 14.04]

Havn't really tried installing any drivers or anything yet, they worked out of the box except for the 7.1 surround sound. Just wondering if anyone here had any ideas before i start installing drivers ...
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No audio hardware detected

I am having a sound issue. I recently (today) switched over to Unbuntu and everything works great except my sound. I am using on board audio. No output options show in the sound settings. I am super ...
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No Headphone sound

I recently bought an HP 6720s and switched out the Vista HDD for my Ubuntu system. Everything works fine, including the sound. But when I plug in the headphones it's dead. I also noticed the mic isn't ...
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Sound not staying on HDMI, fresh install

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed...My sound is through the HDMI port, which I have selected and ...
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Audio distorted?

So whenever I'm playing audio wether it's youtube, music or a game I randomly get like half a second of weird really annoying distortion than it's fine for a short while...The onboard sound dosen't ...
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mic from webcam not working in google talk but working in audacity

All more or less said in title except I can hear the test sound (bip) in my sound system. There is no test or setting for the mic in google talk that I was able to find (there was a long time ago but ...
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How do I reset my MIDI device?

I have my MIDI enabled digital piano connected via USB. To play .mid files I am using pmidi. Sometimes when I stop playback (using ^C) some notes are still playing. I know that's because of how MIDI ...
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How do I fix Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I was uploading an update a few weeks ago and and it required a reboot. When it rebooted the system crashed. and all I got was a blank screen. After playing with it several times I was able to figure ...
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Can't Hear Audio Properly [on hold]

I have a guitar. I connect it to the PC using the mic socket at the back and the onboard sound. With Windows I can hear thus the guitar through the computer. With Ubuntu I cannot. Why? The ...
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No sound after installing “gnome-media”

How do I revert whatever gnome media has done? I ran sudo apt-get purge gnome-media to uninstall the package but it doesn't seem to work. ...seems like it tampered with the defaults or something. Any ...
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My Xonar audio card has disappeared upon installing Nvidia card (980 GTX). What can I do to restore it?

I've installed a brand new GTX 980 and my Xonar audio card (plugged in!) has suddenly disappeared (I'm using one HDMI and DVI port for my two displays). In order to listen to something I had to ...
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Audio driver issue with Windows dual boot

Hello everybody, I recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 dual boot on my existing Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Samsung laptop.The lap uses Realtek Audio Drivers. The audio (both ...
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Disconnecting hdmi monitor hangs X session - 14.04/i915

I have a media server which I upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04, with XFCE. It's a server, so there normally isn't an active session on it, and the monitor is shared with several other media sources. ...
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Sound stopped working on hdmi on 14.04

I have a Dell inspiron 15 3542 and i could never get HDMI working properly and a few days ago I finally got it working after installing intel drivers. All was working fine until today my tv wouldn't ...
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No sounds in headphone in ubuntu 14.04

Today, I suddenly found my headphones not working in ubuntu 14.04. I had this problem once before and I reinstalled ubuntu inorder to fix it. I checked the headphones, they`re alright and my ubuntu ...
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No analog sound only HDMI 14.10

Xubuntu 14.10 (64), Slimbook NC11- Intel N2807 (Bay Trail?) , Uefi 32! Aptio Everything seems to work ok, but a sound... no analog option, only HDMI in Pavucontrol or alsamixer card detected, codec ...
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G-streamer, what is it? [duplicate]

G-streamer, what is it? How can I determine if it is already installed? I've already looked in the obvious places - where and how do I get it?
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Can send Pidgin sound to laptop speakers when headphones are plugged in?

Is it possible to control sound output per application? I'd like to set things up so that when my headphones are plugged in, most sound goes to the headphones (e.g. music), but sound from Pidgin ...
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Increasing ALSA's buffer size

I'm trying to change ALSA's original buffer size, in order to increase it. Until now, I had no luck. I've tried to execute the commands listed in http://pastebin.com/4FibYN0U, however,I don't have ...
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Microphone Distortion in Ubuntu 14.04 when using skype

I successfully installed 14.04 and skype 4.3 I have a strange problem when recording the sound. Playback itself fully works. Analog mic (where you plug something in jack) does work too, I can hear ...
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How to connect a Samsung HM1100 bluetooth headset to the 14.04 bluetooth manager?

I am a young girl from Germany. My friend has just installed Xubunto 14.04 on my Dell Latitude 6400 laptop. I have a Samsung HM1100 bluetooth headset. I want to use it with applications like Skype. ...
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Realtek ALC662 rev3 speaker problem

I have a strange problem with Ubuntu 14.04 and the Speaker of a particular PC (all-in-one, builtin speaker). cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | grep Codec Codec: Realtek ALC662 rev3 Codec: Intel ...
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ubuntu 14.10 on dell optiplex 3020 sound problem

Just purchased a dell optiplex 3020 and installed ubuntu 14.10 on that. Everything works fine except sound. built in speakers are working but not any usb speaker or headphone. Alsamixer is detecting ...
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HDMI Audio output not working on Ubuntu 14.04

When I plug in the HDMI,the video works fine, but the sound does not. I've poked around and I think that the HDMI audio may not be being detected. When I ran aplay -l: **** List of PLAYBACK ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Fresh Install - No Sound

I have a fresh install of 14.04.1 on a Asus N550J and I have no sound whatsoever. I have googled and found the original culprit was because the HDMI was set to the default output, this was solved (I ...
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Cannot unmute sound in AlsaMixer

When I first installed Ubuntu I had a problem with the headphone on/off glitch. I believe I fixed that by disabling Auto-Mute in the alsamixer. Now, I have lost sound completely. This happened when I ...
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14.04 lts hdmi audio is at full volume after restart

hi I need to have my volume set at 30% to avoid blowing my speakers, but when I boot it has not remembered this and plays full volume and nearly gives me a heart attack. is there anything I can do? I ...
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Is there an equalizer in the BASE Ubuntu 14.04?

Is there an equalizer in the BASE (that is not PPA) Ubuntu 14.04? (I have PulseAudio)
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DAC only works when volume turned to max

I'm using a Audioengine D3 DAC with my laptop. It works, but only if I set volume to 100% using the pulseaudio volume control app. Otherwise it is just silent. At max volume, the output is much too ...
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Cheap PC build, USBTV007 device, no sound

I have some old VHS tapes I would like to scan to disk files. In looking around on eBay I found this cheap "EasyCap" usb stick that I can run cables from my VCR to that device and supposedly capture ...
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Disappearing Sound Output causing audio problems?

Often when listening to music, or doing anything audio related in Ubuntu, I'll get choppy, irritating volume spikes (which last as long as the blink of an eye). I looked at my sound settings, and I ...
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No sound from external speakers and partial sound from headphones, dual boot. windows 8.1 and ubuntu 14

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8 installed recently both my external speakers do not work and headphones partially work when running Ubuntu or windows. They used to work well but all of a sudden I ...
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Audio fading in and out during normal playback

The weirdest thing is happening on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS when I listen to music/watch videos, or have something play back through my headphones. Currently in my system is an on-board Realtek HD Audio ...
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ASUS G56JK no sound from subwoofer - UBUNTU 14.04 - Realtek ALC663

I just installed UBUNTU 14.04 on a brand new ASUS G56JK laptop and get no sound from the Subwoofer. The audio Chipset is Realtek ALC663. I found some posts on the net and had various trials without ...
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Why did my sound all of the sudden stop working?

So I was on skype then I had to go so I ended the call. It turned out I didn't have I go so I tried to call back again and the sound wasn't working! I have tried reinstalling pulse audio and it didn't ...
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no sound ,is this software or hardware problem?

Installed Ubuntu 14.04, on HP envy m6, laptop, but get no sound, with built in speakers or headphones The sound icon keeps flashing , on the top right of display , is this software or hardware ...
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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Problem with sound, cuts at high level

Im Alan. * First * I want apologize, I'm Spanish and I use Google translator. I have a problem, with LINUX: (Debian[Kali Linux]/Ubuntu[12.04/.10/14.04*) If I'm listening a sound, and if I raise the ...
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audio problem Can't hear sounds on Linux (KDE (on Chromebook)

So I was playing on my computer after that I turn it off then I went to sleep then I woke up and turn on the computer and went on Linux then I hear no sounds I check the sound Kmix and thats it. Then ...
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Sound problem with Headphones

So, I have Linux on my pc until I soon get a dual-bootable drive going on, but haven't managed to buy Windoof. I've been using some old speakers we had around (2.0) and they actually do very fine. I ...
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External subwoofer not working Asus N76VM

I have installed the latest Ubuntu [14.04 LTS] on my Asus N76VM laptop. The subwoofer was not working at all at this stage. I have followed the next steps: Added in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf ...
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Creative Sound Blaster Z not working under Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Creative Sound Blaster Z and am running Ubuntu 14.10. I have been searching for quite a while about the problem with the Creative Sound Blaster Z not working under the 64-bit Linux Kernel. ...
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missing sound on the InbuiltSpeakers Ubuntu 14.04

My InbuiltSpeakers sound is mute. I can hear the sound with headphones and HDMI.It happened suddendly and I have allready tried : Running sudo alsa force-reload Changing RUN=yes to RUN=no ...
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Insalling custom Sound-Schemes in Ubuntu 14.04

As a former Windows user, I have become attached to the ability to install custom sound-schemes (or custom sounds effects for various events). Seeing as I have found no way to do this in the Ubuntu ...
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Sound spam on an Ubuntu 14.0 fresh install

Went back to Ubuntu 14.04 after long hiatus from 10.10. Installed a few packages. A day ago a female voice started playing a short 10 second clip or advertising. Cannot determine what program is ...
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ubuntu 14.10 no sound to headphones

System is Ubuntu 14.10, hardware is ASUS notebook with Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller, driver=snd_hda_intel. The symptom: when a headphone is plugged, no ...
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Play sound at a given volume bypassing system volume

I want Ubuntu to play an alarm sound at a given volume (say, 100%), regardless of the current master volume setting. For instance, if master volume is at 0%, I still want my alarm to play at 100%. ...