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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Cracking sound when unplugging headphone or extrenal speakers

So I've been having this cracking noise and not sure if its actually a Ubuntu issue or defected hardware, also have to mention there is no such issue using windows. Also, the cracking only happen in 1 ...
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Audio jack output muting since 15.04 udgrade

Since I upgraded to 15.04, when I plug in headphones there is no output. I can get sound, but I must open alsamixer, un-mute and turn up the "Speaker" (which is listed as Speaker and Line out) AND ...
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Delayed system sounds

My SYSTEM audio is delayed, when I get a notification there is no sound, but there is a background buzzing that tells me the sound has become active. When testing sound I click Front Right all I hear ...
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Editing in Adobe CS5 - Video Image Fast Fowards Audio stays behind

When editing certain videos in my CS5 program, my video fast forwards, but weird thing is that the audio stays at the original rate, it doesn't speed up. Mind you, I have no added any effects, just ...
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Eeepc Ubuntu 14.04 Problems: Video, audio, screen flicking and suspend failure

I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Eeepc 1101HA with processor Intel Atom CPUZ520 and I have some problems: Screen is flicking, shacking..... Video doesn-t work, is very slow and impossible to see ...
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Chrome will not play audio to the correct output

Google Chrome will not play music through my Jambox (a bluetooth speaker). I can play music from Firefox and VLC to the speaker, but chrome always plays on my built in laptop speakers. My laptop is ...
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Can't get USB microphone to be recognized

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, and I'm having trouble getting the microphone on my headset to be recognized. The speakers portion of the headset works fine, and both parts work fine on a Windows machine. ...
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Reuse front headphone jack as microphone jack

I have a Realtek ALC 882 internal audio device in my computer, which supplies three front jacks. The microphone jack is broken (can confirm this from Win7) and I want to use the headphone jack to ...
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Do I need additional drivers?

I've Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop. Do I need to install additional drivers for it? If yes, how do I install additional drivers? Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 AMD Radeon Driver Sound Devices: Conexant ...
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Poor sound quality from the headphone jack

I am on ubuntu-14.04. The headphone port was working fine before but since a few days its behaving abnormally. But when I test the sound settings of my headphone drivers the test voice is crystal ...
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Bluetooth audio device connected but not showing up in audio devices

Ubuntu 15.04 Dell XPS-13 I can connect my audio devices via Bluetooth, but I can not use them as they don't show up in sounds settings as an output option (or input option). How do I fix this?
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java say only speaks the first word

I have the following code: public class ChatSystem { public static void main(String[] args) { SpeakCommand sp = new SpeakCommand("hello master! How are you feeling today?"); ...
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No audio output using PCSX2

I recently installed EmulationStation and various emulators like KegaFusion, PCSX, PCSX2. All works fine, except for PCSX2. All works fine, except for the audio on PCSX2. I followed several guides, ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 14.04 becomes many problems.

I recently dual booted my Toshiba Satellite S50 that had Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. After discovering that there was no sound I found a couple tutorials on usual fixes for no sound (found on ...
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Microphone of MacBookPro8,1 running Ubuntu 14.04 not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a macbook pro. The internal microphone is not working now. When I connect an external headset with a microphone, the headphone(speakers) seem to work fine but the ...
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Crackling during Skype calls, what can I do?

I've been trying to find tutorials or bug fixes to help with this, but no matter what I do I keep getting complaints that my input is "staticky" (their word, not mine lol) Specs: Computer Summary ...
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how can i detect the sound card as i am not a sudo user?

i have to detect sound card in my laptop,but i am not a sudo user so i cannot execute any sudo commands. i am also unable to detect the soundcard,thus i don't know the way of solving this problem. ...
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Function keys and numeric keypad problems on packard bell tk85

i've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my packard bell tk 85 but i'm having problems with the built-in keyboard. Looking at the keyboard setting i can see that the keys from F1 to F12 are mapped correctly. ...
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No sound on a HP Pavilion with elementary os luna [on hold]

http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=3bc44dbb84f3d566a971dcdd75730feb64727489 here is the info about almost everything related to sound...i don't wanna switch back to windows just because of this can ...
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Installing sound on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I am currently building a VM with VirtualBox, using Ubuntu Server 14.04, with LXDE desktop and Firefox browser. My next step is sound installation. There is a lot of info out there, but linux sound ...
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Ubuntu Sound Problem

I can only have one sound software working at a time, let´s say: I got VLC open playing music and I proceed to watch a video on youtube. The video will play with no sound until I pause VLC and back ...
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Mac mini late 2009 Ubuntu 14.04 since last update Sound problems

I have a Mac mini (late 2009 Model) with the following soundchip: 0 [NVidia ]: HDA-Intel - HDA NVidia HDA NVidia at 0xd3480000 irq 20 Codec: Realtek ALC889A My problem ...
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Audio output port always must be set to “Headphones” in pavucontrol to get sound

I've just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Everything looks great, except that now when my headphones are unplugged, I get no sound out of my speakers. That is, until I run pavucontrol and set the "Port" ...
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My sound is not working in ubuntu 12.04LTS

I am using using ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspiron laptop.. Last week only i have taken my laptop. after updating my laptop sound only coming in the headset not in the laptop speakers ...once ...
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Logitech USB headset not working in 14.04

I recently converted my laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 (two days ago at the time of this posting) and just encountered this problem (an hour or so ago at the time of this posting). The problem is that my ...
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Ubuntu kernel and microphone support

It seams the latest kernels used by Ubuntu do not support certain models of chips. I use Realtek ALC887-VD and my microphone does not work since the last kernel updates. I use 15.04, previously used ...
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ubuntu 12.04, on Dell E6530, specify dock microphone as default

I'm running ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Latitude E6520. When I use, say, skype with the internal microphone, everybody complains that I'm at the other end of a long tunnel. The dock microphone ...
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On reboot headpoones are muted

After I upgraded Ubuntu to 15.04 alsamixer mutes my headphones on every reboot. I have tried changing settings in alasamixer and saving it with sudo alsactl store. I've edited file ...
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Buzzing Noise on X11 Startup [closed]

I'm using Debian Jessie, and have been for quite a while now. Although this is not Ubuntu, I still think that you guys can help, especially since I'm using pulseaudio (just like Ubuntu), which seems ...
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Microphone records desktop and not my voice

My mic records my desktop sounds, tried with skype test call. I want the mic to record my voice and not my sound output. I have a new ubuntu 15.04 installation and I want to know if this is a hard or ...
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sound and brightness notification lost

i don't know what happened specifically but now i faced a sudden disappearance of sound level notification and also the brightness level notification and the notification style now changed to one that ...
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ALSA Audio errors - Trusty

New Ubuntu user here...just tried to run an app that uses USB to get to an external sound card which then connects to another box that both sources and receives audio from and to this PC (Dell). On ...
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Skyrim with PlayOnLinux audio is choppy

I've been playing The Elder Scrolls V on Ubuntu 14.10 with wine (PlayOnLinux). There's a problem with the audio that makes everything choppy and fuzzy. Everybody's voices sound super-gravelly and ...
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no sound after upgrading to 15.04

I have upgraded my system to ubuntu 15.04. And now there is no sound what so ever. My ubuntu is running on a ACER Aspire M5620 with a realtek sound card. I have tried several methods provided on the ...
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Audio not working on upgrading to Ubuntu 15.04

I have upgraded ubuntu from previous version to latest 15.04 on my desktop, 32-bit(os). I found that my audio files are not giving sound while playing, I tested online video from youtube, even they ...
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Subwoofer doesnt work (Ubuntu 15.04)

I've just installed a fresh Ubuntu 15.04 and the first thing I tested was the sound. At first it seemed it works (the speakers are playing) but the subwoofer isnt working. As default the sound played ...
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Audio via NVIDIA HDMI skipping

Everything else regarding audio, HDMI (video) ja the video card works, except seemingly not randomly the audio skips if I direct it over HDMI to my TV. And by seemingly not randomly it is very ...
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Cannot kill pulseaudio (respawns ignoring autospawn=no)

Pulseaudio causes choppy recording on my 14.04 system (the same as described in my post in Microphone crackling in Ubuntu 12.04 which is now unfortunately deleted), and I'd like to temporarily disable ...
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No audio when DVI to HDMI cable is plugged. How to fix this?

I have been using LG TV as monitor with Audio Cable and DVI to HDMI cable I am getting audio when VGA cable is plugged. But when the DVI to HDMI cable is plugged I couldn't get audio (Probably ...
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Terrible Sound Quality in Ubuntu 14.04

I have dual boot, Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. In windows it sounds amazing. But in Ubuntu sound quality is terrible. Tinny and cracking, pooping sound, I don’t know how to exactly explain this ...
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No more volume OSD after 14.10 -> 15.04 upgrade

In 14.10 when I pressed a volume key on my keyboard, the volume value would show in a popup in the top right corner of the screen. The volume keys still work (I can hear the "pop" sound) but the ...
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Why aren't my Bluetooth headphones working anymore? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2. When I opened the Sound Settings and my Bluetooth headphones were connected, I used to find only 2 options in the Play sound through pane (i.e., the speakers and the ...
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The sound on my HP pavilion 13 x2 sound is very low

How can i get the sound on my HP pavilion 13 x2 to get louder? im windows the sound is fine but in Ubuntu to sound is very low even at full blast and i have installed and reinstalled alsa pulseaudio. ...
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HDMI not working with Ubuntu 14.10 on Asus K93SV

I have an Asus K93SV laptop and Ubuntu 14.10 installed. I'm trying to use it along with a brand new LG 27MS53S-PZQ TV Set via HDMI. The cable is tested and it works. Both HDMI ports of the TV are ...
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No audio after updating to 15.04

Missing sound after updating form 14.10 to 15.04, installing "Ubuntu restricted extras" doesn’t help. Is there a way fix this or easy way to rollback to 14.10?
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No audio in DELL XPS 13 (Ubuntu 15.04)

Today I installed Ubuntu 15.04 (desktop edition, 64 bit) on a DELL XPS 13 (model 9343) notebook. Prior to installation, I upgraded the computer bios to A03. The kernel I am running is 3.19.0-15. I ...
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Wine 1.6.2 Sound No Device Popup?

I'm running a Windows programme (oh I'm sorry but I like this programme) called PopPeeper and when it using a sound notification playing a .wav file it causes a small popup window to appear at the top ...
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No sound on my Dell laptop [closed]

After updating to 12.04 I'm not getting any sound from my laptop. The laptop is a Dell Inspirion 3542 Base.
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Sound Card Troubles

I can't get any sound whatsoever to output from my onboard/front panel audio jacks. USB and HDMI sound have worked just fine in the past, and the sound device is detected by the system (it even ...
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Ubuntu 14 Sound Intermittently stops and no sound on youtube

I've been running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with no problens until last week after running some updates, my sound started acting odd: Using Rhythmbox, sound will intermittently stop working. Sometimes it ...