Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers/headset to the transfer of audio signals via audio port, bluetooth and HDMI.

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checking mic status if it is recording properly or not

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. In my system , I have connected a mic via audio jaxck. This mic is continuously recording audio. Now I want to check status of mic if it is recording audio properly or ...
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huawei e169 mobile partner no sound

I'm trying to use an internet key, the huawei e169 (branded with italian Telecom), on a remote computer (a pc with linux or a raspberry pi) to allow it to make a phone call with a pre-recorded audio ...
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how to install DSP or LV2 effects(realtime effects) while playing music and videos in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I want install effect realtime processor sound while playing music and videos, which are similar to windows applicatios such as SRS Audio Sandbox or Viper4Windows... I tried Creox but is very outdated ...
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Connect microphone to combo port in Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Asus S400CA, however it comes with a combo port(headphone port and mic port combined). For some reason, in Ubuntu if I connect a microphone, it always detects it as a headphone, and I cannot ...
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No sound through headphones after first start

Hello guys I need your help (and I apologize for my english skills). There's a little problem I have since I've installed Ubuntu (I had the same problem on windows as well). Every time when I start ...
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sound suddenly not working on 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 my browser sound system works correctly while the audio files which are already stored in system does not work..I report bug but still nothing I found
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kubuntu 15.04 no sound - nvidia 970

My issue is very similar to this item: Xubuntu 15.04, no sound through HDMI but a bit different. Using a pair of nvidia 970 with an asrock exctreme6 MB. Sound output through display port to ...
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15.04 headphones detected but no sound

Running Ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop which detects plugging in and unplugging of multiple sets of headphones (which work on other devices), but no sound is emitted from any of them. My speakers work ...
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No speaker sound, but headphones work. Ubuntu Desktop.15.04. How do I get my speakers to output sound? [on hold]

I'v checked similar questions to no avail. Could you please explain your answers.
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USB speaker not detected

I am connecting an USB speaker but it the speaker gets detected on USB buts gets rejected after a while. However it works in Fedora [ 9548.214066] usb 5-3: new full-speed USB device number 19 using ...
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Dell E4300 Sound from Headphones and Speakers at the same time

Running Ubuntu 14.04. Audio plays on Headphones and Speakers at the same time when I plug in headphones. (Speakers mute on Windows) Sound Settings show only one device, which switches from Speakers ...
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Lenovo Y50 Subwoofer does no work with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I could not get my Subwoofer on Lenovo Y50 to work. Googled around and did not find any solutions. Let me know if anybody has any clue. Thanks!
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Numark Omni Control with build in Asio soundcard on Ubuntu

I really hope you can help here. I have an Numark Omni Control with an Asio build in soundcard. I'm hoping you guys could help or point me in the right direction how to install a driver that's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - No Sound in Headphones

For some reason, my headphone jack no longer works. I have tried numerous fixes online, yet none of them have fixed my problem. Here is what I have tried - Download PAVC - Open alsamixer in terminal, ...
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Audio Switching to Mono after a while

I'm running kubuntu 15.04 - for a few days now, the audio swithches to mono after 48h or so after a reboot. A reboot fixes the issue. Using pavucontrol, output devices, headphones (actually ...
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If I put the volume under +- 40%, the sound stops

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on an Asus laptop. The sound is working. But whenever I try to adjust the volume, if I ever dare to put it under +- 40%, the sound violently shuts down. It's working again if I ...
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I installed Ubuntu on my laptop but why can't I get any sound?

After installing Ubuntu I can't get any sound out of my laptop unless I plug it into my monitor via HDMI. However, out of the speakers on the laptop there is nothing. How can I fix this?
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How to get C Media Driver [on hold]

Where can I get audio drivers for C Media Sound Maker PCI card and how to install in Lubuntu. Since upgrading to Win 7 (dual boot with Lubuntu 14.04) The Win 7 OS does not see the on-board sound ...
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Audio stopped working on Ubuntu 14.04

Audio stopped working when I booted up my PC, it was working fine the day before. Usually it's fixed with a reboot, or two, but no luck. I followed the usual precedures: 1. checked for muted volume ...
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How to use arecord or audacity to trigger an event in a script through a specific noise?

I'm trying to set up an old computer with a microphone to have an always-on microphone and trigger a script and say send a tweet. I want to create a log of every time a train passes, have it measure ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.2 Audio failure

I am running Ubuntu 14.04.2. This is a new installation, but I was able to play audio through speakers or headphones yesterday by selecting the desired output in the Sound|Output dialog. Today, I ...
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No Sound When Connected to Bluetooth Audio Device [on hold]

I'm kinda new to the AskUbuntu community. I use Linux Mint 17.2 which is based on Ubuntu 14.04, and I've continually had a problem with audio for Bluetooth devices (more specifically, Bose mini ...
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Is there a better (permanent) per-app volume management than volume indicator/Pulse audio volume control?

Because they both work but kind of cumbersome to access and it seems that if the application stops playing audio the volume would reset itself. That's very annoying when you want to lower the volume ...
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Audio Driver on local machine seems missing in UBUNTU on the Cloud

When moving app from local to AWS, audio driver seems missing. Any idea how resolve (not needed just disturbing execution)
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Create Second Audio Stream in AAC with FFMPEG

so I recently started using apache to serve my videos, and while I can use VLC, I would like the option to be able to play in browsers and that requires specifically an AAC audio stream. Anybody know ...
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Bluetooth speaker JAM connected to UBUNTU 14.04

thanks for taking the time to see my post. i ve bought a bluetooth JAM speaker and I am trying to connect it to the computer. The computer actually see the device, and I can even select it from the ...
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Miniscule Audio, All Sliders Max

I've been trying to get my audio to work all day, I've done most of the troubleshooting with no avail. If I listen very close, I can hear audio, mainly high pitches. I've looked everywhere and no one ...
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Sound problems in Ubuntu/Windows

I have Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 and windows 8.1 installed on my laptop. After an Ubuntu update, I'm having problems with audio. The speaker and headphones play at the same time on Ubuntu. Only the ...
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Audiojack/headphones not Working Ubuntu 14.04 [Dell Alienware M17x r4]

As title states. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual booted with Win 7 16gb mem, no swap partition, Ubuntu on ~100gb partition. Sound comes out of speakers nicely. Upon insertion of headphone to jack, ...
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Sound not working at all

After a bit of messing around including doing this: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev/ppa; sudo apt-get update;sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install pavucontrol linux-sound-base ...
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Alsa not working at all [duplicate]

So I had some issues with my microphone not working for some time, and I tried something , and now i can;t hear anything either. There is no sound bar at the top right of the screen. when i try to do ...
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sound not working in my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and also having the update problem [closed]

sound not working in my Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS and also having the update problem i have tried this but it doesn't work for me http://itsfoss.com/fix-sound-ubuntu-1304-quick-tip/ ...
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Default sound not working

I have two nearly identical Ubuntu (Mythbuntu 14.04.2) home theater machines. After setting up the first one, sound worked in MythTV, but not in other programs. I created the .asoundrc file and set ...
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Sound Card Not supported!

I'm kinda new to Linux and so i've installed Ubunto and everything seems to be perfect except for the Sound, there's no Sound at all, either in programs or Browsers, nothing. I found out that my ...
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Headphone Jack not working on Asus K55VJ ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS just a few days ago. I cannot get the headphone jack to spit out audio for the life of me. I have read so many of these threads trying different solutions but nothing ...
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Headphones are playing a local radio station

Before you even think about saying "fake" or something like that, I swear on my life this is real. I am sitting in a hotel room in New Orleans right now, with my headphones on. Instead of hearing ...
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Please, find a Decent Audio Driver for Lenovo Y50-70 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (has JBL Speakers, but Linux unable to use max potential)

I'm used to the sound my laptop produces when it's running on Windows. Ubuntu has Volume Exceed, which just horribly distorts the Audio. Audio works perfectly in Windows. Please tell me how to utilize ...
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What is the best way to achieve high quality vocal recording and processing on Ubuntu 14.04? [closed]

Input/Recording: I have a Blue Yeti Pro which I've connected via USB and I record with Audacity. I have a pop filter (tights stretched over a roll of Sellotape). I have no other sound proofing related ...
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How can I get the microphone to work on a Macbook Air 1237 on Ubuntu 14.04 (32 bit)

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Macbook Air and am really happy with how it runs. I have even got the internal wifi working and the sound outputs work fine, I can even connect to Airtunes. However ...
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14.04 No sound applet

So the sound applet in the bar uptop disappeared and I cant seem to get it back. I've googled and tried a number of things, but it still hasnt worked, and I would really like NOT to have to reinstall ...
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Sound not being output

I have a USB sound bar on my machine running Kubuntu 15.04. This output works properly (using the test options on the mixer, etc). But when playing a video/Spotify/etc, nothing is output. I disabled ...
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Sound problem with ubuntu 14.04 on Lenovo's Thinkpad Edge E540

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on Thinkpad Edge E540 laptop. I have problem with sound. When I play music, the sound is too noisy (before I install Ubuntu, I had Windows 7 on my laptop and sound ...
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Pause music with bluetooth headset button

I have a bluetooth headset (Philips SHB7150 if that matters). Everything works fine; I get audio, volume works, and previous/next works. But the play/pause button does nothing. I tried looking at it ...
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Internal speaker not working in netbook

Heading Hello guys, I have a problem with my built in speaker on asus eeePC, i'm running xubuntu 15.04. When I unplug the headphones, the built-in speaker isn't working. I've checked in alsamixer, ...
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Bluetooth headphones not detected by bluetoothmanager

On Ubuntu 15.04 using an Ausu BT-400 bluetooth adapter I'm able to detect my Psyc headphones on command line: root@napster:/home/hduser# hcitool scan Scanning ... 00:02:5B:01:9B:B2 PSYC and ...
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How do I turn off calendar notifications in ubuntu touch?

I'm using ubuntu touch on MX4. 15.04 r2. I use the calendar app, this one is up to date. I can't seem to turn off calendar notifications for events on my calendar. I've looked in system settings and ...
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sequence of pacmd used by unity-control-center sound

I'd like to script the sequence of commands to switch from speakers to bluetooth headset or external bluetooth speaker. I found the correct sequence up to a certain point: pacmd list-sinks Once I ...
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Can i make 64 - bit Firefox use 32 - bit Java and how?

I am a newbie when it comes to Ubuntu, so please endure my ignorance... I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 for safety reasons and to have a desktop with no distractions for study. The Study I am attending ...
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What libraries should I use for capturing encoded audio and video and then decoding it?

I am working on a project which involves picking up data (both audio and video) over a network. Basically, the data will be encoded (most likely transmitted using Real-time Transmission Protocol), ...
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I installed Ubuntu a few months ago and have yet to hear any sound. How can i fix this issue?

I've asked a similar question before without much yield. It was just people pointing me to different FAQ pages and the likes. It says I have two sound cards when I type sudo aplay -l correct me if I'm ...