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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No sound through headphone jack, sound through speaekrs does not work after plugging out headphones

I'm currently on Ubuntu 14.04, and last week the sound through the headphone jack stopped working. I've checked alsamixer and the sound is not muted: http://i.stack.imgur.com/4N1Pt.png Ok, I ...
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Audio Crackle when Mouse Moves

Whenever I move my mouse in Ubuntu Gnome, my audio sounds distorted. I have a Fiio E10K and I am using a fresh install. Any ideas? Thanks
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JACK audio server stopping other media from playing

I've just installed ShowQ which requires a JACK audio server to output audio. I've got that working fine, however once I open ShowQ other audio sources will no longer play (youtube videos, online ...
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Sound, graphics stopped working after selecting 'system summary' in recovery mode

I was just looking around recovery mode and I selected 'system summary' option in recovery by mistake and restarted my laptop. Since then i cant change my brightness, sound doesn't work and laptop ...
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Sound Problem in Ubuntu 10.04 [on hold]

I can't hear sound from my Ubuntu 10.04. I can't adjust the volume in my computer. (---) This is what I am seeing near my volume icon. There was sound in my previous Operating Systems in the same ...
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music plays for a while then stops

I have a song streaming from Firefox, it is 1 hour long. During that time, I will be doing other things. Formerly, it would stream until the end of the song. Now what seems to happen is the song ...
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Video Conversion: H264-MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (avc1) with Transmageddon for Video Camera

My goal is to transfer videos from my hard drive to my video camera (Kodak Playsport zx3) and be able to play them on my video camera. I don't know to much about video cameras, but I would assume ...
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Sound permissions not persisting after reboot

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I am having an issue with sound. It seems to be a permissions problem. When I use the command below sound works with no problems. sudo setfacl -m u:lt:rw ...
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Is there a way to know which application is producing sound(audio output) in ubuntu, through code?

I want to write a code which detects the applications that are producing sound
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Apt-get update and software updater not working, no sound through headphones

I'm currently having a plethora of issues with Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS laptop: The first thing I've noticed was that I could not get sound through my headphones. I tried many things such as ...
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I want to send audio via bluetooth to an android phone - kubuntu 14.04

There are a number of items that I found during the search, like: Ubuntu how can I send my audio output, to the mobile which is connected using bluetooth? There is an answer with +100, stating that ...
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ubuntu pc connected to tv via onboard hdmi suffers off sync delay when using samsung soundconnect

I am still not sure where the problem comes from, so I am asking here and I also sent an email to Samsung asking for support. If anyone can provide me with some pointer on where the problem could ...
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No Sound when i start Ubuntu

i have ubuntu 14.04. After login my audio is disabled and it gets enabled only when i do pkill -f jackd what should i do to turn on audio by default in startup
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no sound in system and alsamixer says :“The sound device does not have any control”

I m facing sound problem. There is no sound in my system.When I looked for alsamixer, there it says :"The sound device does not have any control". But if I connect it to external speaker its works ...
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What's a good Soundflower replacement for Ubuntu?

I just made the switch from OS X to Ubuntu a couple days ago. On OS X, I relied on Soundflower in conjunction with Audacity to help me flawlessly record audio from my computer's speakers to a new MP3 ...
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Totem language options invisible

Using Totem version 3.14.2 to play an MKV video, the languages option does not display information, in spite of there being two audio tracks in the video. Does anyone know how to get the audio tracks ...
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Beats Audio Not Working on HP Envy Sleekbook

I've poured over the answers that exist here and elswhere on the Internet, but I have been unsuccessful in achieving my goal: 2.1 Audio. Here's what I've done so far: I've used HDAJackRetask to ...
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Audio not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I am having the weird issue with audio drivers in Ubuntu works charm in Windows 7 I have dual boot, Initial Ubuntu load audio works after fails front and rear both sides not working expect mic. I ...
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Clevo P650SE - Ubuntu no headphone sound

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Clevo P650SE model laptop (dual boot with Win 8.1). The headphone jack does not appear to work (sound continues through the speakers) in Ubuntu only. Running ...
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Audio Malfunction Ubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with my audio, it is not working anymore. When I open system-settings and go to sound there is nothing listed for output. When I try to play a song it says 'autoaudiosink' couldn't ...
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HP EliteBook has no audio in speakers

For weeks I've had problems with the speakers of my HP EliteBook 8440p, installing and uninstalling Alsa and PulseAudio and formatting, among other things. I'm asking you for help with the ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 removed tv tuner card now sound card not working

I have an ancient Dell Dimension 5150. It is old, but has been a great computer and still works quite well. It currently has Lubuntu 14.04 lts. Everything works fine apart from the sound. When I ...
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Sound coming from both speakers and headphones on ubuntu 14.04

Occasionally while I'm listening to something on my headphones I'll notice that the sound is coming out of my speakers as well. It doesn't happen all of the time. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell ...
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windows 7 alongside ubuntu showing white stripes over back window

I installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7 and everything worked just fine (both systems booted normaly, everything okay with grub) Today I tried to boot windows and there was a sort of black-gray ...
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BQ Ubuntu Phone no sound when playing media in apps or via web apps

I have an annoying issue with the BQ phone at present in that whatever media I play either via you-tube, Music app etc I get no sound either through the speaker or via headphones. ...
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No sound Ubuntu 12.04

Sound from both speakers and headphones was working fine. After a recent update, the sound from speaker was not working but it was working from headphones, to fix the issue I did something I don't ...
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No sound on my inspiron 14 3000 series

E: [pulseaudio] pid.c: Daemon already running. E: [pulseaudio] main.c: pa_pid_file_create() failed. erwin@MkJoker:~$ pulseaudio -vvv I: [pulseaudio] main.c: setrlimit(RLIMIT_NICE, (31, 31)) failed: ...
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ubuntu 14.04 logitech bluetooth adapter works but is ceasing

i've recently managed to set up my bluetooth on my Acer-Aspire e5-551g by virtue of askubuntu.com. Connecting to my Logitech BT audio adapter works fine, but when playing music the latency is very ...
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After recent updates sound stopped working

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux and do not have a background in computer programming. Ubuntu 12.04 came pre-loaded on my Dell Inspiron 3442, Intel Pentium 3558u@1.7GHz x2, 64-bit. I loaded my music library ...
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plugging in headphones messes up audio

Every time I plug in/unplug headphones, everything gets muted and I have to reinstall alsabase, pulseaudio, and libasound2-data then restart. Why does this happen? How do I fix it? Thanks. Output ...
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Forcusrite Scarlett 8i6 in Ubuntu 14.04!

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 but I can not make my Focusrite Scarlett 8i6 card work in the system. Does anyone have any idea how I can solve this problem? Now I am very grateful!
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Problem with audacity

I'm recording Teamspeak conversations via audacity for a Let's Play. The recording sounds kind of slow, as if it was a tape, running on low battery. Very much like in this post: ...
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14.04 bluetooth headset won't save a2dp setting

Since updating to ubuntu 14.04, every time my bluetooth device goes idle or I turn it off then back on, it defaults to the Telephony setting and I cannot get it to default to a2dp. I have searched ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 bluetooth headphones problem

This morning I installed Xubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.12 and everything works fine but my bluetooth headphones system. Before I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked correctly. Reading on the web, I ...
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HDMI to VGA and audio adaptor, audio output not working

My built in audio jack is damaged, so I try to use the audio jack from my HDMI to VGA adaptor, without plug in second monitor, the audio output does not seem working, how should I tackle this problem? ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 14.04 after updating

On March 19, 2015 Software Updater in Ubuntu 14.04 informed me that there were new updates available and to accept in order to install them. The surprise came when trying to play sound my laptop no ...
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No Sound Notifications with Hipchat

My employer requires me to use Hipchat (v 2.2.1328). However, when someone pings me, I get no audible notifications. Does anyone know of a way to enable this on Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks very much.
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Headphone not working Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS - ASUS K55VM

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on ASUS K55VM. When I finished to install Ubuntu and some basic package and software, my headphone was not working. ...
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Pulse Audio not showing audio stereo duplex

In the Configuration tab of pavucontrol, there is no option to select Audio Stereo Duplex. This always worked but I came back from a camping trip and now only HDMI output is showing in the list. I ...
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Issues with CuteSpotify in Ubuntu Phone

I have recently bought an Ubuntu Phone (I am one of the few lucky ones with a BQ 4.5 Ubuntu editon) and I am finding some issues when using Spotify's unoficial client, Cutespotify. First of all, ...
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How does one reduce the speech rate in the Read Text Extension in Libreoffice?

I installed read text extension for libreoffice. I want to slow down the speech rate. I opened up ->tools->add ons->read selection and discovered the following popup menu #read with an ...
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No sound, no shutdown Xubuntu 14.04.2

I have an old laptop (Toshiba satellite a100). I installed Xubuntu 10.04 on it, sound worked, PC was shutting down properly. However, I could not install some programs I wanted (WPS office) because ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Sound not working!

My system sound seeting shows Dummy Output in Settings-->Sound and no Sound-cards is recognized by ALSA. Here is my Alsa Bug Report. I need help in fixing my sound-card problem?
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Sound menu shows no sound devices, but headphones work while speakers don't

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my desktop, but when I tried to play sounds, all I got were cracking sounds from my speakers. Then I switched from the speakers to my headphones and it worked well. ...
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Noise on headphones on HP Zbook 15 G2 with Ubuntu 14.04.2 or 14.10

After first install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on brand-new HP Zbook 15 G2 I wanted to listen to music. Sound works. However, there is a constant, quite strong very annoying noise. This noise appears ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Audio pitched over HDMI

The audio output from the speakers of my laptop is fine, but when I attempt to play audio and video on an LG tv using an HDMI cable, I do get a picture and sound, but the sound and picture are both ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - sound not working, “Dummy Output”

Today, I discovered the sound of my laptop (Acer Aspire E1 532) not working anymore. The sound settings say "Dummy Output", and sudo aplay -l returns aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards ...
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Help with ATI/AMD HD 6750 sound on Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Sapphire HD 6750 onto my computer running 14.04 but no sound. It works perfectly with Windows 7 (with sound card installed in a different computer) as I have tried it there ...
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U14.04/14.10 SoundCard Creative Audigy FX SB1570 unstable behaviour, sometimes noise instead of sound after power off

As I have troubles with integrated Conexant CX20641 Chip I have decided to try one PCIe sound card. It is Creative Audigy FX SB1570. (more info here) Actually it works with a standard snd-hd-intel ...
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Get audio from remote Ubuntu to windows (local)

I have two PCs (Ubuntu and Windows). Usually, I am connecting my Ubuntu machine via rdp protocol from windows. Recently, I read out this article to get the audio from remote to local machine. Can ...