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 lower than usual

The sound seems quite low than when I used Windows. I recently changed. What might be causing it? I tried the sound box on another device and it works fine.
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how to reset ubuntu OS 15.04 to default?

I've recently intalled Ubuntu 15.04 but skype is not properly working (i'd tried https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SkypeTroubleshooting ) and all of sudden audio is in mute mode . Everytime i'll set ...
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Mean Opinion score (MOS) : Measuring video streaming quality, and voice quality

I am working on prioritizing voice/video streaming traffic. To know how well my algorithm is performing, I need to measure voice quality over skype or any similar application ,also I need to measure ...
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Native Instruments Traktor Audio 6 stopped working on 15.04 Upgrade

My Traktor Audio 6 soundcard has stopped working since upgrading to 15.04. It was fine on 14.10 with no special setup, and is also fine when dual booting to Windows. I've messed around for ages ...
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Silent audio in vlc, ubuntu 15.04

When skipping trough videos in vlc by clicking on the timeline the audio sometimes goes silent. I can sometimes bring it back by clicking around on the timelime, or restarting the audio track. I'm ...
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How to install Dolby Audio Driver in Ubuntu 14.04

My hp laptop came with 'Dolby Advanced Audio',when i used windows 8.1,the sound was not good and after installing 'IDT HD driver' from hp website, Sound was good.I'm facing the same issue now in ...
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No sound from Headphone Jack on an Asus G46vw

Suddenly my headphone jack has stopped working. I believe it happened after an update. It worked for a long time previously. I've searched everywhere looking for known issues before posting this, and ...
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Sound suddenly stops working in Ubuntu 15.04

My system is dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome). I've just reinstalled it in a new HDD because my last HDD died. I use Ubuntu mainly, and keep Windows for emergencies and games. So, I ...
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No sound - Skype 4.3 KUbuntu 14.10

After upgrading to 14.04 I lost sound in Skype. Tried many things suggested on different forums etc. but nothing worked. So I upgraded to 14.10 hoping this will resolve this issue, but alas it didn't. ...
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Trouble Pairing Bluetooth Sound Bar with 14.04 LTS

I am currently having issues pairing a Yamaha YAS-103 sound bar with my system. It will appear in my Bluetooth manager screen however I can't seem to get it to pair. Using the 0000 Passkey fails as ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth paired but not listed as an output device

Bluetooth is enabled. I can pair, this seems to work out of the box. If this much is supported in Ubuntu by default, should the connected device be available for audio? I'm looking at "Sound ...
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USB Headset not working propperly

I am using a USB Headset on ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that when I go to sound settings and test sound, if I click on front left I don't hear anything. But when I click on front right I hear front ...
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wi-fi and bluetooth not working simultaneously

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I had this configuration working for three years with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I went for a fresh installation (not distro upgrade), the only thing I kept ...
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Python script stopped working: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY jack server is not running or cannot be started

I have a Python script on a Raspberry Pi that streams radio. It was working great for a long time, but today not so much. Here is a reproducible example that produces the error message: import pygst ...
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Audio Issues with Adobe Flash Player in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

After updating the adobe flash player the audio control automatically turns mute while playing an audio/video file. Before this updation there had been no issues, everything worked fine. Request for ...
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Audio problem with line out and Rear

Recently I built a system with Asus Sabertooth Z97 motherboard. Motherboard has 5 audio ports and two of them are labeled as 1. Line Out 2. Rear. Problem is that when I login to windows audio output ...
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No sound at all in Ubuntu 14.04

Attempting to better word a prior question. The basics are as follows: Fresh build of 14.04 on newly built custom PC Gigabyte GA-F2A88X mother board with on board audio Asus Xonar DGX Audio Card ...
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PCI Soundcard to function

I've installed a PCI Soundcard, and it seems like Ubuntu is recognizing it, I'm able to see it in alsamixer but when I go into the Ubuntu sound settings I can't get any sound. I've tried a few ...
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After installing updates, sound only plays in headphones and not speakers!

My laptop is Dell, Ubuntu 12.04. Everything was fine till I installed the recommended updates in updates manager. Then Laptop speakers disappeared from sound outputs in system settings >> sound and ...
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How to play audio embedded in pdf?

I have already checked this thread but today, neither realplayer nor acroread are available for linux. I do not want to use old deprecated applications that could introduce security holes as well. I ...
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No HDMI Audio on Ubuntu 15.04 and NVIDIA Quadro 2000

I took me a long time to discover the sudo nvidia-xconfig to get the NVIDIA drivers working. I was assuming that was the cause of getting no HDMI audio, unfortunately it was not. The the output is ...
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Satellite card not recognized

Warning: Very bad english, trying to translate from french I recently heard about SDR and I have an old computer that has a PCI satellite card equipped with a Conexant Fusion 878A (Bt878x) chip, so I ...
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Headphones detected but not switched to automatically on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have asus chromebox which I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on. When I connect headphones, I can see them in the volume control application, but they are not switched to automatically, when I select the ...
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Audio stops working after I pug in my fiio DAC

On my fresh install of Ubuntu when I plug in my Fiio x3 II to use as DAC all audio devices disappear from the sound settings menu. Ubuntu also hangs on shutdown waiting on soundcard job. after ...
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FFserver-FFmpeg Missing Audio stream which is needed

I have been playing around with ffserver, and ffmpeg to set a real time stream with my webcam. I once (actually 4-5 times) got it to work but now every time I try to launch the server I got this ...
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How to Create A Virtual Sound Card In Ubuntu Vps?

i have 12.04 32bit and i do not have card sound i searched in everything and everywhere but i did not find anything. i tired to install pulse audio control and gnome alsa mixer but both did not worke. ...
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Is there a Linux alternative to VoiceShaper?

I would like to use VoiceShaper but unfortunately in my VirtualBox virtual machine running Windows 7, it does not work. Also, in WINE it does not recognize any input or output devices. So, do you ...
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Red light from headphone jack Macbook Pro running Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting a red light from the audio jack on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Sound works fine, headphones or speakers, but whenever the sound is on the light comes on. It usually turns ...
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14.04 Choppy Audio

I've been following this guide without any luck. I'm on step 3, and this was its output. Can someone help me? Thanks in advance.
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Audio related: can't make any connections via JACK, also tried with Cadence

I'm just beginning to check audio features in my system and I want to use some music related programs (yoshimi, space theremin, Din is Noise) but I can't get any sound out of my speakers. Listening ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Headphone not detected

I have exactly the same problem : No headphones audio in Alienware 15 laptop I also have an Alienware 15. Everything works great with Ubuntu 15.04 ... Except wifi and headphone ... There is no sound ...
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Thinkpad W520 DisplayPort/HDMI sound

On my Thinkpad w520 with Nvidia Optimus (using Nvidia properietary drivers) I connected an external monitor via DisplayPort, using a Displayport -> HDMI adapter cable. The monitor has integrated ...
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How can I toggle between speakers and headphones through the command line?

I am making a script that switches between my speakers and my headphones. Switching between the following 2 commands almost does the trick: amixer -c 0 sset "Auto-Mute Mode" Enabled and amixer -c ...
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sound is not coming both in headphones and speakers in ubuntu 12.04

ubuntu 12.04 i was updated the software after that sound is not coming from speakers but my head phones are working. later i made some changes by searching in the net and i executed some commands the ...
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Jabra BT2080 Headset stopped working, It paired and connected, shows in sound settings but no sound (just some static)

The device was working fine yesterday. It got paired and connected and I got sound after selecting it from the settings. Today the sound is gone. The device still gets paired and connects, the volume ...
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No microphone input Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS Lenovo T420

I was trying to do some recordings with my new jack splitter. It's a Y cable with a 3.5mm 4 segment male jack, connecting to the computer port, and two female 3.5mm sockets, one for headphones ...
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sound card not recognized in ubuntu

My inbuilt soundcard was not working well(no bass sound,voice screeching) Testing: Speaker:working well with mobile devices Headphones:screeching sound Before I had Windows 7 : Got the screeching so ...
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Internal mic is not working on my lenovo b50 series laptop with ubuntu 14.04

Internal microphone of my laptop is not working whereas when I connect earphones with mic, it works fine. I have Ubuntu 14.04 on lenovo b50 series laptop. As per suggetion Internal microphone not ...
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Swap the stereo Ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04, but I figure out, that the left channel is actually right and the right is left. I tried everything, from the Ubuntu forums, but without success. I'm using hp dc7600, with ...
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Sound cracking - hp DC7600 with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just install Ubuntu 14.04. I use Cakewalk UA-1G USB audio interface. All the time when I play some sound (like movie, video from youtube, etc.) I hear cracking. Can somebody help me please?
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is audio-recorder safe to install? [closed]

os = Xubuntu 14.04 I want to install audio-recorder : http://itsfoss.com/record-streaming-audio/ I have to add a ppa and this could mean a safety risk. The software isn't supported anymore since ...
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Sound Not Working after 15.04 Update

The system audio and headphones/speakers aren't working for the default Videos application or the VLC Player, but it is working for the Rhythmbox Music Player. This happens even when the same file is ...
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i know what is the problem with my sound in ubuntu 15.04 but i don't know how to fix it?

i upgraded my hp compact to ubuntu 15.04,but i noticed that i have no sound coming out from the built in speaker of my pc. I went to sound setting and i found that it's stuck or blocked between line ...
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Lenovo M90z: No Sound after reloading Alsa (“Dummy Output”)

I have a problem which seems to be rather common, but I have not been able to solve: I recently used the command alsa force-reload (though not quite sure why) on my Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z which is ...
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App permissions

I am developing a simple sound recorder using Qt Creator. It uses the QAudioRecorder class and Qml. The app compiles and runs on the desktop during testing and I am able to play back the recorded ...
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When playing mkv movie by vlc media player, sometimes I only get the video not the audio

I have VLC media player installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The problem is when I play movies that are in .mkv format using VLC it sometimes cannot play the sound of the movie and I only see the video. ...
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In Ubuntu 15.04 the sound settings no longer work as they did in 13.04

I have no idea what is going on but my sound settings now no longer work properly in 15.04. I firstly upgraded to 14.04 and then to 15.04. Before I had sound control buttons on the very top status ...
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Digital audio does not work

I am having problems getting S/PDIF and HDMI audio working on Ubuntu 15.04. The S/PDIF output shows up in "System Settings > Sound", but no sound is outputted. The HDMI output does not show up. I ...
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Sound is gone after booting system in text mode

I started using GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="text" grub argument for my boots, and recently noticed that the sound is missing. I start GUI from terminal using startx command, here's my .xinitrc ...
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How to change sound jack to rear?

I am new to ubuntu & I am having difficulty in finding the sound jack selection setting. My rear sound jack is not working. Please help me out.