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 Audio on Ubuntu-Mini-Remix

I'm using ubuntu-mini-remix to build a network-booting live OS which loads a remote desktop client and logs users into their virtual desktop environments. I've gotten everything to work except the ...
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Audio card: ALSA works, pulseaudio can only record

I have an audio card Creative SoundBlaster Live 5.1 USB, this one that i have not been using for a couple of years. It worked fine back then. Now I plug it in and see this: pure ALSA works, plays and ...
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VLC sound looping after pause and play and no sound when skipping into the video

I am running Ubuntu on a chromebook. I downloaded VLC initially from the terminal and then from software center. Everything works great except for two problems: 1) if you pause and hit play again. ...
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Pausing YouTube with keyboard shortcuts

A lot of the time, I have a YouTube video playing. I am also normally playing a game that captures my mouse. However, I can quickly escape from it and use a keyboard shortcut - maybe to mute or unmute ...
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How to update audio device list?

Whenever I plug in my headset, audio begins playing from it, but the volume keys continue to control the volume of the built-in speakers. The Sound menulet also does not recognize it. However, after ...
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HDMI sound working in Ubuntu 14.10 live USB, stops working after install

Configuration: AMD Kabini A4-5350 TV hooked up to onboard HDMI In the live disk version of Ubuntu 14.10 x64 HDMI sound output tests as working, and appears as the primary volume in the top right if I ...
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After installing Ubuntu my headphones don't work. What's the problem?

I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 in my laptop. In Ubuntu I can hear music fromm my headphones and my speakers without any problem. But I noticed that after I installed Ubuntu in my laptop the headphones ...
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Lenovo e540 not producing hdmi audio to Samsung flatscreen

I have a Lenovo E540 Thinkpad that I bought because it was certified on the Ubuntu website with the intention of installing some form of Linux as the operation system. I started with Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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how to Connect Bluetooth headset with laptop?

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1015 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Nokia BH-108 bluetooth headset which I use with my Nokia device. I want to connect it with my laptop, tried many-a-times, but ...
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Volume Control keys duplicating on key press

For some odd reason, when I use my FN Volume control keys on my laptop, Ubuntu duplicates the input infinitely until I interrupt it by putting a window in full screen. I'm not sure why it's doing this ...
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Program, time schedule sounds (mp3, wav)

Im looking for a program which play certain sounds that I add - in the program - on different times. Have googled a lot but haven't found anything. Have a great day!
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How to get better Graphics and Sound?

When someone migrates from Windows to Linux, the first worries comes into mind that: "Will I get the same graphics and sound quality as I get in Windows?" because generally motherboard's vendors ...
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After upgrading to 14.04 - audio stopped working

Tried to reinstall Alsa, Alsa lib - didn't help when calling 'sudo aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav' - I don't get any sound.
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USB headset connection appears to be competing with mouse

Occasionally, my USB headset (A Turtle Beach Earforce P12) suddenly has the left ear have double the volume, and the right ear has no sound go to it. There's no way that I can tell to fix this besides ...
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audio output problems

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. after the boot the audio from speakers is not coming as output.but it indicates the speakers is in full volume. it makes the sound as output soon after connecting the head ...
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Pulseaudio increase volume above 100% per channel

I'm using a bash script to start kodi (aka xbmc) in Ubuntu. The script adjusts the volume per channel for my 5.1 sound system: amixer -D pulse sset Master 90% amixer -D pulse sset 'Master' ...
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Strange Ubuntu Sound Problem

I've been having some...weird...Ubuntu sound troubles. My machine is a Lenovo thinkpad t420 and I put Ubuntu 14.04 on it completely (no partition) a month ago. I'm a huge fan of chrome and quickly ...
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Something wrong with audio input. My output (music) is what people in teamspeak here instead of anything coming from my mic

I'm pretty new to the world of Ubuntu but I've been having this problem that seems to persist through reinstalls. Initially the mic was working fine, everyone in teamspeak could here me, no problems. ...
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How can I fix my audio issues?

I'm running (k)ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7283. Running AMD A4 quad core CPU, and AMD Radeon 8330 Integrated Graphics. I've had this problem for about 2 years now, but whenever I play a ...
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No sound using DVI to HDMI adapter

The sound is working when I switch to RGB but it's not working when I switch to HDMI (DVI-HDMI). Why is there no sound when using DVI to HDMI adapter? How can I fix it? **** List of PLAYBACK ...
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Headphones dissapeared from sound settings

I am on ubuntu 14.04 and using Siberia Elite headphones with their soundcard connected via USB cable to my laptop. But when I plug in the headphones(they are fully functional), it does wont do any ...
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No sound and clear sound settings window [Ubuntu 14.10]

I know there are tons of topics about this but none seems to work... I've had this problem before with Ubuntu 14.04. My computer doesn't play any sound and doesn't detect any sound card. However the ...
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Audio Driver for Lenovo G500 DOLBY ADVANCED AUDIO v2

My laptop is Lenovo G500. Processor i5. 500GB HDD and 4GB RAM. When I used to have Windows, I could actually feel the Dolby sound. But after Ubuntu, the volume is already seems to b low or say not a ...
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microphone input is not working after upgrade

I updated my Ubuntu 14.04 system with: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade and now my external microphone doesn't work anymore (it was working yesterday and its works now on other devices) and I need ...
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Sound missing on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit [on hold]

Here is a problem I don't have sounds on Ubuntu. However on Win7 everything works fine (I have dual-boot) Later this day I had sound but now I don't. Please help! Thanks
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Sound not working! How to fix?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 32bit version and sound is not working. How do I find the correct driver and install it?
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Alsa force-reload

I have a curious question, each time that I start my xubuntu, the sound not work at all, so I have to write "Alsa force-reload" then the sound works fine. What is it? how can I fixed it? Any idea? ...
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Do I need to download Realtek ALC889A HD drivers to get S/pif?

I custom built my HTPC. My current OS is Vista Home Premium 64-bit SP2. But, I want to switch entirely to Linux. I've installed Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Gigabyte Motherboard GA-E7AUM with onboard ...
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play audio file to microphone

I have an application that takes audio stream from standard microphone. It works OK. But I would like to provide audio to this application not from my physical microphone but from an audio file (e.g. ...
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Problem of sound with HD channels using Kaffeine (media player for TV TNT tuner)

To watch TV on my computer, with my TV tuner, I installed Kaffeine I had no problem with this software on Ubuntu 12.04. But with Ubuntu 14.04, and Kaffeine V1.2.2-2 the result is: non HD channels ...
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Why my bluetooth headset device is visible on my phone but not on my computer?

I can connect to my bluetooth "headset" (Belkin HD BT S57) using my phone, but it is not visible to my computer (Ubuntu 14.10). I tried bluetooth-wizard, hcitool scan, hidd --search and bt-device -l, ...
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No sound on Xubuntu 14.04 on Acer C720

I installed this Xubuntu 14.04 image from HugeGreenBug and my audio stopped working after a few hours of use. I've looked at all of the posts on AskUbunut about this and tried everything from deleting ...
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No sound in xubuntu 14.10

having some curious problems with any audio playing from my new lenovo y50 laptop. I did a stock install of xubuntu as the only os on this machine. Haven't really tinkered with anything other than ...
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Sound Problems ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have a little problem with Ubuntu... After I updated the kernel to 3.14.1-031401-generic, my sound has stopped working. At first, I only had sound out of the left speaker but not the right. However, ...
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Ubuntu 14.10: Sound is not working

I've scanned through multiple topics, but I cannot find a solution to my problem. I keep having the problem of 'dummy output' in Ubuntu 14.10, I've had this problem before in previous iteration ...
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I need help with A2DP in HP 6910p

I am a Linux n00b and I have been trying to use my Sony ST27a as A2DP source with this old HP 6910p. The phone streams music in Win7 with a different system. I have tried some suggestions from old ...
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Sudden changes of sound input, Ubuntu 14.04

I have the built in audio board and an external USB headset. The selected sound output is stable and remain set on my selected device. But the sound input suddenly decides to switch to the built in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, a lot of problems with `JACK` and `qjackctl`

i tried all i could look up on the net to come up with nothing that fixed it here are the things i am seeing and what i am tring to do is used my guitar via usb to a guitar program and i get CANNOT ...
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Wireless gaming headset surround sound

I bought a Logitech c930 headset. It is wireless, has a mic, and supports dolby 7.1 surround sound. Most features, including media buttons and mic, worked out of the box. It does not, however, appear ...
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How can I simultaneously play Spotify audio through my headphone-out while VLC plays audio through HDMI?

How can I setup Ubuntu such that it can play VLC audio through HDMI connected to a TV, but at the same time, it can also play music from Spotify via the headphones? I'm running 14.04
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Unable to run Homeworld-sdl in ubuntu 14.04 32 bit

I have a Homeworld GOTY cd. I want to the run game in my linux pc. It is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit dual boot with Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit. I have installed the game in windows and it runs fine. As it ...
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Asus N551J - ubuntu 14.10 sound only headphones

I have a asus N551J with ubuntu 14.10 and the sound there is only in headphone. On windows the sound is ok. > aplay -l **** Lista di PLAYBACK dispositivi hardware **** scheda 0: HDMI [HDA ...
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Lenovo - E420s - sound from laptop speakers and headphones

All of a sudden, sound from all applications plays from both speakers and headphones when I plug in the headphones. I've checked lots of similar questions but they all apply to older versions of ...
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I'm thinking of installing ubuntu on my laptop from USB, but there is no sound

Does this mean when I install it for real that there will be no sound? How could I fix this? Also when using wine to run windows apps, are the apps slower than on windows?
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Ubuntu 14.10 warm reboot into W7 leaves USB ports and souncard unresponsive

I use W7 as main OS and boot Ubuntu 14.10 from a USB3 stick, which works fine. When I reboot gracefully from Ubuntu to W7, my keyboard and mouse (USB) don't function. Replugging these solves the ...
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I'm having sound noise on Ubuntu 14.04 and 12.04

While I was using Elementary OS Luna (based on Ubuntu 12.04) and suddenly I was having some annoying noise on the audio with 40%~50% of volume (bigger the volume bigger the noise). I have dual boot ...
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Alsamixer and Kmix sources not consistent

I have an intel on board sound card and also nvidia graphics card. The problem is that in kmix settings I am not able to choose any other sound card but the HDMI controller. The sound works over HDMI ...
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I bought a new laptop. but the sound will not work from my head phones

new laptop. when I have head phones on, there is no sound. I have to unplug head phones and re plug them for a box to pop up for me to press ok, ok, for the head phones to then work... Now it just ...
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No sound from internal speakers on HP Touchsmart 600-1040uk

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on to my HP Touchsmart 600-1040uk. The ALSA driver recognizes the sound card and I am getting good quality sound out of the headphones but no sound from the ...
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Integrated Microphone Static

Both of the internal microphones (L and R channel) in my machine record nearly pure static when recording in Audacity. Looking at the waveform, when I tap on the microphones there are very minute ...