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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Sound coming from both speakers and headphones on ubuntu 14.04

Occasionally while I'm listening to something on my headphones I'll notice that the sound is coming out of my speakers as well. It doesn't happen all of the time. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell ...
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windows 7 alongside ubuntu showing white stripes over back window

I installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 7 and everything worked just fine (both systems booted normaly, everything okay with grub) Today I tried to boot windows and there was a sort of black-gray ...
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BQ Ubuntu Phone no sound when playing media in apps or via web apps

I have an annoying issue with the BQ phone at present in that whatever media I play either via you-tube, Music app etc I get no sound either through the speaker or via headphones. ...
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No sound Ubuntu 12.04

Sound from both speakers and headphones was working fine. After a recent update, the sound from speaker was not working but it was working from headphones, to fix the issue I did something I don't ...
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No sound on my inspiron 14 3000 series

E: [pulseaudio] pid.c: Daemon already running. E: [pulseaudio] main.c: pa_pid_file_create() failed. erwin@MkJoker:~$ pulseaudio -vvv I: [pulseaudio] main.c: setrlimit(RLIMIT_NICE, (31, 31)) failed: ...
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ubuntu 14.04 logitech bluetooth adapter works but is ceasing

i've recently managed to set up my bluetooth on my Acer-Aspire e5-551g by virtue of askubuntu.com. Connecting to my Logitech BT audio adapter works fine, but when playing music the latency is very ...
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After recent updates sound stopped working

I am new to Ubuntu/Linux and do not have a background in computer programming. Ubuntu 12.04 came pre-loaded on my Dell Inspiron 3442, Intel Pentium 3558u@1.7GHz x2, 64-bit. I loaded my music library ...
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plugging in headphones messes up audio

Every time I plug in/unplug headphones, everything gets muted and I have to reinstall alsabase, pulseaudio, and libasound2-data then restart. Why does this happen? How do I fix it? Thanks.
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Forcusrite Scarlett 8i6 in Ubuntu 14.04!

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 but I can not make my Focusrite Scarlett 8i6 card work in the system. Does anyone have any idea how I can solve this problem? Now I am very grateful!
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Problem with audacity

I'm recording Teamspeak conversations via audacity for a Let's Play. The recording sounds kind of slow, as if it was a tape, running on low battery. Very much like in this post: ...
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14.04 bluetooth headset won't save a2dp setting

Since updating to ubuntu 14.04, every time my bluetooth device goes idle or I turn it off then back on, it defaults to the Telephony setting and I cannot get it to default to a2dp. I have searched ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 bluetooth headphones problem

This morning I installed Xubuntu 14.04 with Xfce 4.12 and everything works fine but my bluetooth headphones system. Before I was using Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked correctly. Reading on the web, I ...
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HDMI to VGA and audio adaptor, audio output not working

My built in audio jack is damaged, so I try to use the audio jack from my HDMI to VGA adaptor, without plug in second monitor, the audio output does not seem working, how should I tackle this problem? ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 14.04 after updating

On March 19, 2015 Software Updater in Ubuntu 14.04 informed me that there were new updates available and to accept in order to install them. The surprise came when trying to play sound my laptop no ...
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No Sound Notifications with Hipchat

My employer requires me to use Hipchat (v 2.2.1328). However, when someone pings me, I get no audible notifications. Does anyone know of a way to enable this on Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks very much.
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Headphone not working Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS - ASUS K55VM

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on ASUS K55VM. When I finished to install Ubuntu and some basic package and software, my headphone was not working. ...
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Pulse Audio not showing audio stereo duplex

In the Configuration tab of pavucontrol, there is no option to select Audio Stereo Duplex. This always worked but I came back from a camping trip and now only HDMI output is showing in the list. I ...
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Issues with CuteSpotify in Ubuntu Phone

I have recently bought an Ubuntu Phone (I am one of the few lucky ones with a BQ 4.5 Ubuntu editon) and I am finding some issues when using Spotify's unoficial client, Cutespotify. First of all, ...
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How does one reduce the speech rate in the Read Text Extension in Libreoffice?

I installed read text extension for libreoffice. I want to slow down the speech rate. I opened up ->tools->add ons->read selection and discovered the following popup menu #read with an ...
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No sound, no shutdown Xubuntu 14.04.2

I have an old laptop (Toshiba satellite a100). I installed Xubuntu 10.04 on it, sound worked, PC was shutting down properly. However, I could not install some programs I wanted (WPS office) because ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Sound not working!

My system sound seeting shows Dummy Output in Settings-->Sound and no Sound-cards is recognized by ALSA. Here is my Alsa Bug Report. I need help in fixing my sound-card problem?
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Sound menu shows no sound devices, but headphones work while speakers don't

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my desktop, but when I tried to play sounds, all I got were cracking sounds from my speakers. Then I switched from the speakers to my headphones and it worked well. ...
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Noise on headphones on HP Zbook 15 G2 with Ubuntu 14.04.2 or 14.10

After first install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on brand-new HP Zbook 15 G2 I wanted to listen to music. Sound works. However, there is a constant, quite strong very annoying noise. This noise appears ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Audio pitched over HDMI

The audio output from the speakers of my laptop is fine, but when I attempt to play audio and video on an LG tv using an HDMI cable, I do get a picture and sound, but the sound and picture are both ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - sound not working, “Dummy Output”

Today, I discovered the sound of my laptop (Acer Aspire E1 532) not working anymore. The sound settings say "Dummy Output", and sudo aplay -l returns aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards ...
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Help with ATI/AMD HD 6750 sound on Ubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Sapphire HD 6750 onto my computer running 14.04 but no sound. It works perfectly with Windows 7 (with sound card installed in a different computer) as I have tried it there ...
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U14.04/14.10 SoundCard Creative Audigy FX SB1570 unstable behaviour, sometimes noise instead of sound after power off

As I have troubles with integrated Conexant CX20641 Chip I have decided to try one PCIe sound card. It is Creative Audigy FX SB1570. (more info here) Actually it works with a standard snd-hd-intel ...
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Get audio from remote Ubuntu to windows (local)

I have two PCs (Ubuntu and Windows). Usually, I am connecting my Ubuntu machine via rdp protocol from windows. Recently, I read out this article to get the audio from remote to local machine. Can ...
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Audio is no longer working, after trying to fix In-game sound for playonlinux

So, following this guide here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure) this is the output for the ALSA debug script: http://pastebin.com/zZTAxeQN Everything was working ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: spontaneously lost sound

rebooting today I notices I have lost my sound device over night: sudo aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards found... lspci -v | grep -A7 -i audio 00:1b.0 Audio device: ...
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Audacity playback speed much too fast, on Ubuntu Mate 15.04

I just had a major issue with Audacity, on the first Ubuntu Maté distro. I was doing some sound work, and recording directly from microphones and audio monitors; but when I attempted to play back the ...
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Can't hear anything from Skype and nobody can hear me

I am using Skype version 4.3.0.37-1 on Ubuntu 14.10, and I am not able to hear anyone, and neither are they able to hear me through Skype. I had a look at the answer to this question, but it did not ...
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Asus Xonar DGX recognized but no sound

I have a dual boot system with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I have a ASUS Xonar DGX. There's no sound in Ubuntu but it works correctly in Windows. I've looked at some of the other threads and ...
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Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop

Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop. Can you please help me to solve the problem? Thank you very much in advance!
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Why is my mobile's headset not detected properly on my laptop's combined mic/headphone input?

I'm using an HP EliteBook 9470m. It has one single combined input jack for microphone and headphone. I get clear nice sound with headphones missing a microphone, i.e headphones with only a three ...
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Crashing while watching videos in Chrome and Firefox

I am a new Ubuntu user. After 15-30 minutes watching videos online (it happened at YouTube and Crunchyroll) my image stops, and the sound keeps repeating (sometimes it sounds better than Skrillex, but ...
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Transferring music files, via router, from PC to network audio receiver?

I have a Yamaha R-N500 network receiver hardwired to an ethernet router (Linksys). It currently communicates with the web for such things as net radio and Pandora. Is there a straightforward means to ...
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How can I improve the sound in a Pavilion 360 with Beatsaudio? [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and the sound of my laptop is not how it used to be... I read things about the drivers and so on, and I even installed HDAJackRetask, but I'm a beginner and I don't know ...
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HDMI Audio Card Not Recognized in Ubuntu 14.10. How to fix?

I have an issue similar to this but no solution I can find anywhere has been any help. Ubuntu refuses to output audio via HDMI Anyone have any suggestions This exactly: I have my PC hooked up ...
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Sound (speakers) doesnt work neither in windows nor Ubuntu (dual-boot)

Im not really good when it comes to computer maintenance and driver installs.My brother messed up the sound on my system. I have 2 SSDs(dual-boot). On one I have win 7 installed(x64) and on the other ...
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AVCONV with cgop flag

I'm trying to convert some videos to match up with Youtube's encoding guidelines and having a big problem with getting "closed GOP" to work. I tried this on the command line: avconv -i ...
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how to get my fender mustang working on ubuntu studio?

I’m new to Linux and I use Ubuntu Studio and being a adept Windows user my troubleshooting capabilities are bound to GUI and not emulator. Coming to the problem, I would like to use my Fender Mustang ...
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Sound quality is good on Ubuntu but great on Windows

I have DOLBY speakers on Lenovo z50. I dont have any real problem with my laptop speaker, there is difference in sound quality on same hardware but differnt OS - windows 8 and Ubuntu. sound quality is ...
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VLC sounds problems after seek

When VLC Media player is used for playing 720p+ videos, it starts out fine. But when we seek, it stops producing any sound at all (like the player is in mute) and when we seek for couple of times more ...
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PulseAudio resample settings with USB DAC

2 USB DAC which support 192/24bit resampling. I connected it to my laptop and changed settings in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf to default-sample-format = s24le default-sample-rate = 192000 and It seems ...
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Meridian Explorer DAC stops working after waking from standby on Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Meridian Explorer DAC on Ubuntu 14.10. The devices stops outputting sound when I awake the computer from standby. Linux P1 3.16.0-31-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Tue Mar 10 17:37:36 UTC 2015 ...
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Creative Sound Blaster Live 5.1 right side no sound [on hold]

I'm a newbie in Ubuntu and I have a problem: Sound in Ubuntu 14.04 I have Creative Sound Blaster Live 24-bit sound card and 5.1 surround speakers. Front & rear left, center speakers are working ...
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Trying to stream different music to multiple computers with Ampache

I want to be able to stream at the same time different kinds of music (channels) to multiple computers or stream clients. So far, I have a lamp stack on Ubuntu and installed ampache there. Created a ...
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Plantronics .Audio 628 buttons doesn't work on Xubuntu

I have an Xubuntu OS and Plantronics .Audio 628 headphones. The speakers work properly and mic too, but when I press the mic button on my Plantronics device the mic turns off and doesn't work untill I ...
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Alsaequal does not affect my sound - Lubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with alsa equalizer plugin on my lubuntu installation. I managed to install it (not without problems), but it does not seem to affect the sound output. I purged pulseaudio, which had ...