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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Audio stuttering in Elementary OS Freya

Hardware: AMD A6-5400K APU 8GB RAM ECS A55F2-M3 motherboard andrew@andrew-A55F2-M3:~$ uname -a Linux andrew-A55F2-M3 3.13.0-32-generic #57-Ubuntu SMP Tue Jul 15 03:51:08 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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kubuntu 14.10 no sound

new to ubuntus and not the greatest with any linux, o.k.! I have tried a couple other versions of ubuntu 14.04 and same thing no sound. I have tried a pclinuxos live disk and the sound worked but as ...
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Headphone hiss after upgrade to 14.10

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.10 and now I get a hissing sound on the left side whenever I use headphones (tried different headphones). The problem was not present (or at least not at a noticeable ...
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Is it possible to play music from Banshee to a stereo, wirelessly?

I would like to play my music from my computer via banshee, but output the sound to a stereo without using a cable, and still be able to control playback via banshee on the computer. Is it possible, ...
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Control browser youtube from sound menu

In 13.10 I was able to play and pause youtube playback from the sound menu - that was playing in a browser. Since I switched to 14.04 that feature is gone, instead the youtube button opens a separate ...
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Can I output an icecast stream to an mp3 file on my dlna server?

is it possible to put the output of an icecast stream to an mp3 file on my dlna server? So it will be, source (spotify) - icecast - dlna - hifi system.
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No sound in headphones (weird case)?

I recently switched from 14.04 to Zorin, which is based on 14.04, so any answers that you have for 14.04 would be helpful. I am experiencing a problem I also had on 14.04 - I downloaded and opened ...
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Sound input settings not being saved?

I can't seem to get the input settings to save. Ubuntu knows that my mic is there. Here is the same problem that I am having: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q9EQvLl_rA&feature=youtu.be I have a ...
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How to make macros that play sound, activated by a keyboard key?

This one may be a little too specific, and it's probably not easily possible, but I'm going to ask it anyway. An old Dutch proverb makes me ask, "If you never shoot, you always miss." The title is ...
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Problem in selecting win7 while booting and no sound

1 - Ubuntu and win7 is loaded in my computer and ubuntu is by default. To select win7 in the upper left corner list while booting i have to use up/down arrow key which is not functioning but after ...
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Using ALSA instead Pulseaudio and “logout” issue (14.04.1)

I have a usb dac and I would like to use ALSA instead of Pulseaudio. First, I stopped the pulseaudio permanently: echo autospawn=no > ~/.pulse/client.conf pulseaudio -k Alsamixer gets cannot ...
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i Cant get my headset to work 14.04

I Have a USB Sony wireless stereo headset and when i plug it in and go to my audio settings it wont let me select it. it will highlight it but it doesn’t play sound and i cant save it or anything. I ...
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HP 2133 Souncard don't working :(

I am new with Kubuntu systems. I killed my win-xp on this Netbook and start new with Kubuntu trusty. my audio-system is not working. when I look at the Systemcontroller, I can see an incoming signal ...
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How to extract the audio from an mp4 video to a mp3 file?

I'd like to extract the audio from an mp4 video. Is there a software for Ubuntu, which does the job?
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How can I change audio output to HDMI from command line?

Backstory This thread suggests pacmd list-sinks and switching to a different sink with pacmd set-default-sink "SINKNAME", but my laptop only appears to have 1 sink, so that didn't help me. This ...
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Headphone is not working for ubuntu 14.04

I just converted into ubuntu 14.04 from windows and the speakers on my laptop are working fine. Although when I tried to use my headphones the sound is still coming out from my speakers. I looked at ...
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Audio Sample format conversion failed error when using KeyFinder on MP3

When I use the program KeyFinder http://www.ibrahimshaath.co.uk/keyfinder/ on mp3s I get the following error: [audioresample @ 0x7fb480075140] Audio sample format conversion failed many times. Is ...
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Sound problem after change user in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS [on hold]

i have just create a new account in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i log in that account, i realize that the system doesn't recognize soundcard and i can't control volume. What i have to do now?
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Record from two ports of the same source simultaneously with PulseAudio

After a lot of searching and finding nothing which seems to be of any help, I came here to ask help from someone smarter than me. I need to record 2 audio feeds simultaneously. The one is from the ...
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Speakers and headphones play no sound on Toshiba Satellite

I just bought a second hand Toshiba Satellite S50-D and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to be in working order, except my sound does not work. The speakers seem to be recognised in the sound ...
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xubuntu: permanently unlocking/separating sound output channels

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and it has really useful feature of 'unlocking' output channels, so if channels are not locked together the volume level will be controlled separately. Unfortunately this ...
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What's the fastest way to extract just one channel (left or right) from an audio CD?

I've got an audio CD, obviously it's stereo. I want to get monoaural mp3's or wav's with just the left (or right) channel of every cd track. What's the fastest and easiest way to do it?
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Audio not working. Alsa-info attached

Out of the blue yesterday my speakers stopped working. Headphones work fine. Noone was touching the computer, so I don't suspect hardware failure (although it is possible...) I've pasted my ...
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Can I get youtube in the sound menu?

Spotify integrates with the Linux sound menu, which means I can pause it from the command line. Is there a way to get youtube to integrate (via Chrome) so that it can be paused with the native sound ...
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How _else_ to debug sound problems caused by a messed up application to the entire system?

The cause I run up to date Ubuntu GNOME. From time to time (and it happened on previous versions too) I experience the problem when the sound works properly and suddenly an app (last time Audacity, ...
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“Analog Output” to DAC?

I just connected my new Rega DAC to the computer via USB, it popped up in the sound settings, and choosing it there directs sound to it just fine. What confuses me, however, is that it says "Analog ...
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Left laptop speaker sound is more quiet than right speaker

I am having a very strange sound issue with my laptop. It seems that the left speaker is more quiet than the right speaker when playing music. I am not sure if it's an issue with Ubuntu or the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 scratchy sound

Can someone please help me with this very important thing? It doesn't matter what I am listening to, but everything sounds scratchy at some frequencies. Any mp3 file, movie, youtube... Bellow you ...
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How can I mute an individual application from command line? [duplicate]

I can see a list of applications currently playing sound: And I can mute them by clicking the On/Off slider. How can I do thi from command line? I want to be able to mute google-chrome, so that I ...
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How to switch between audio outputs when both headphones and speakers are connected?

I have the M5A97 motherboard, with the audio ports displayed on this picture: As you can see on the part labelled "Audio", there are 6 jacks. By default, the pink one is configured to be the ...
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How do I PERMANENTLY add gain to front center audio track only?

After YEARS of not being able to find an answer as to why certain videos had background music drowning out voices, I finally got an answer, kinda. For reasons that I have long since given up on ...
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Chrome HTML5 Video Out of Sync With Audio

I tried searching but I couldn't find this one specifically. When using the latest Chromium (version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu 14.04 (281580)) HTML5 video with audio will be out of sync. Usually, the ...
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USB audio device not fully working after hotplug

Since upgrading (from 12.04) to 14.04.1, when I hotplug my USB headset, it does not work right. It won't show up in capture controls, sometimes not even in playback devices. I have to fiddle with ...
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Sound card vanished from sound settings

For no apparent reason the sound card is no longer visible in sound settings. Even dummy device is gone. Unsurprisingly flash produces no sound. The sound card is working as the system sounds are ...
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Setting pulseaudio's default device to analog out

I'm having problems with setting default audio out to analog output. basically i have two devices. Internal mobo sound card and graphics card with HDMI output, which have their own sound system. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound Issue: Both Audio Channels Playing Over Only One Speaker

Looking for some help as I have already posted in numerous help forums and was still unable to resolve an issue. System Info: HP Probook 6470b (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Win7) Intel Corporation 7 ...
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Lubuntu USB sound card managing

I've been trying to use an old Asus EeePC901 to record and play music along with an USB M-Audio M-track-plus. I use Audacity 2.0.5. Already tried lots of Linux distros, and Lubuntu looks to be the one ...
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sound - sorry!, but can't get sound on fresh 14.04 install

New install of 14.04. Motherboard is ASUS Z97 WS with integrated sound. Alsa-info: http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=397aa78fea90ab7a37b292269b1d949610f5fc3b Getting zero output from speakers and ...
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I can't hear anyone on skype/mumble

So recently I've noticed that every time I go on mumble, I can't hear anyone's voice. Mumble has a feature where when someone talks, it lowers the volume, which it does for me, except I do not hear ...
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How can I get my headset microphone mute to work properly?

I work long hours wearing a headset. I recently discarded my venerable Logitech headset for a Sennheisser game one system which is much more comfortable (were it not for this problem, I'd be giving it ...
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No sound - 92HD81B1X5

I have a problem with my integrated card IDT 92HD81B1X5. After the computer was connected in VGA with an adaptater HDMI to a videoprojector, I am not being able to solve the problem of "no sounds". ...
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Crackling sound on HDMI ATI HD7790 Ubuntu 14.04

I am new on Linux but I try to start use, however this if my first big problem. On my card I am not able to use HDMI for sound. I have crackling sound. This is info about my hardware: 1) By typing ...
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Mini DP -> HDMI no sound

I am a newby with Ubuntu (14.04). I have a Lenovo T440s and I try to connect it with my TV with a HDMI cable (Display Port Adapter to HDMI). I get video on TV but no sound. Also in the sound ...
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ubuntu net connection error

I am using ubuntu in my laptop and will connect net through wifi connection.If once the wifi disconnected I am not able to connect once again .After shutting down and restarting the laptop I am able ...
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pulseaudio recording feedback

When I rebuild pulseaudio (need to create a plugin) I have a bad speaker.monitor. It added null samples after each stop of a aplay command? Then the microphone are not anymore synchonous. I did not ...
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Beep on caps and num lock not working

I've activated the beep when you press caps and num lock, but it is not working (I mean there's no sound when you press them). My guess is that it tries to use the motherboard tiny built in speaker, ...
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Pulseaudio switching to the wrong output after plugging out headphones

I have ElementaryOS (I know, not supported by you, but the issue has nothing to do with that) running on a late 2006 MacBook. For some reason, I can see two audio channels ("Speaker" and "Speaker 1") ...
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Bluetooth speakers in Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully paired Microboom bluetooth speaker to Ubuntu Laptop, using Blueman 1.23. However, even when connection is ON, I do not see the Microboom speaker in Sound settings to direct audio ...
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Sudden partial loss of sound

I am having an unexpected problem with my sound in that there appears to suddenly be no sound devices even though some UI actions produce sound. It is exactly described in Sound Settings is missing ...
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Ubuntu Sound Problems Asus K52F

I have been trying to solve this problem for many years. I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 hoping that the problem would be fixed. Unfortunately most of the information on the Ubuntu ...