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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G-streamer, What is it?

G-streamer, what is it?, How can I determine If I have it 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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Lost audio after updating kernel from 3.13.0-40 to 3.13.0-43 [closed]

I updated the kernel image on 2014-12-12 from version 3.13.0-40-generic to 3.13.0-43-generic and as a result I lost my laptop's audio. I am running Kubuntu 14.04 LTS on a Lenovo Thinkpad T540p laptop. ...
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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%. ...
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As below specs Linux OS can be Install? all driveres will be availabel releted to hardware? [duplicate]

OS Operating system FreeDOS Processor Processor Intel® Core™ i5-4210U with Intel HD Graphics 4400 (1.7 GHz, 3 MB cache, 2 cores) MEMORY Memory, standard 4 GB 1600 MHz DDR3L SDRAM (1 x 4 GB) ...
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Headphone jack gets detected but doesn't work automatically

I have bought DELL inspiron 15 with pre installed ubuntu 12.04 with no problems.But after new updates my headphone jack gets detected but sound is played through speaker.I have to manually change to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Audio Issues

I am relatively new to Ubuntu (using 14.04) and am looking for assistance in solving these audio issues. My computer is an alienware m14r2, and has a SoundBlaster Recon 3di sound card. My speakers ...
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How to get mplayer's volnorm working in 14.04?

I recently upgraded a media-PC from 12.04 to 14.04. Now the audio-filter -af volnorm=2:0.25 of mplayer does not seem to work any more. The filter is accepted by the command-line, but just doesn't ...
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Sound glitch in ubuntu 14.04 - without any stress ; lenovo G50

i've just bought a laptop. Changed drive to SSD, installed ubuntu ofc and here I am. After few problems (didn't modified deep options and/or booting) i can use it more or less. But watching video on ...
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Youtube videos or any online vids will speed up automaticly and will not have any sound. Help pls

i have tried thousands of times to play youtube videos but they wont work i have aready checked all setting but they are set properly this just recently started happening. It started on firefox then ...
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Ubuntu Studio 14: Suddenly no sound from jack

My home studio setup was performing fine, when something crashed the jackdbus. I rebooted the computer, and now I can't hear anything from my system outputs. Capturing still works fine, and playback ...
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no sound in xfce4 after chrome os update

this morning, 12/14/14, i allowed chrome os to "update and shut down." on reboot, i logged into xfce4 which is my primary workspace, and i had no sound. additionally, youtube videos load but do not ...
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no sound in headphone , ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Asus X450cc. some day ago, every things work fine. To day, when i plug my headphone into computer, it does not sound although speaker work perfectly. Some body give me a solution. Thanks . ...
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Ubuntu immediately 'forgets' sound input device setting

I have two microphones attached to my computer: one built into my webcam, and one as part of a USB headset. I'd prefer to to use the USB headset mic for sound input. When the computer boots, the ...
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Toshiba A200 very low volume on Lubuntu 14.04

A few days ago my Dad decided he was done with Windows on his, pretty old, laptop. He's got a Toshiba A200-1CN which has the Realtek ALC861-VD sound chip onboard. We decided it would be best to ...
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I am interested to change my OS from android to your OS [duplicate]

im using Alcatel Onetouch T10, i am interested in changing my OS to ubuntu. i find it so interesting, i just dont knnow how. hope you can help me. my tab specs as folows: Operating System: Android ...
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pulseaudio input sound priorities

How might I set certain audio sinks as having above-normal or below-normal priority? For example: High priority: No matter what I'm doing, if Skype rings then the other sounds should mute. Low ...
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Annoying noise on Vaio S series when seeking music to other parts of the same song

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Vaio S series computer (Model: SVS15136PGB). When playing a music, everything is fine, but when seeking music (by seeking I mean when i click on the progress bar of the ...
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rmvb video files sound procedes video on ubuntu built in video player [closed]

rmvb video files sound procedes video on ubuntu built in video player How to fix this without downloading another video player ?
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No sound through external speakers ASUS laptop

While the internal speakers work fine, no sound comes from the external speakers when i plug the jack in. I've tried every possible solution, adjusting through alsamixer and gnome-mixer, editing ...
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.conf in /etc/modprobe.d does not work [14.10]

I have that horrible buzzing sound in my left headphone (it's the same in windows, I think it's a hardware defect) so I want the sound chipset to automatically power off to get rid of that buzz sound ...
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Problem starting JACK server “Jack Server is not running or cannot be started”

I am a professional pianist from New Delhi, India. I had always been a fan of Linux over Windows. Since I'm a musician, I downloaded some DAWs to try them out. I had read about JACK and that it helps ...