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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I can't connect to LAN

I installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS, but my motherboard manufacturer doesn't support drivers. Because of that, I can't hear sound and I also can't connect to the Internet due to the lack of Ethernet drivers. ...
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HDMI Output Not Working Properly

Excuse my bad photographs but hopefully they help to illustrate the problems I'm having. The colour is messed up and does not look as it should. In addition to this I also do not have any audio ...
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Latest upgrade has “killed” my audio! How do I get it back?

I have just upgraded to the latest version of Ubuntu. Now, my sound doesn't work. I've attempted to find and install all updates and drivers and nothing seems to help. What do I need to do to get my ...
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High pitch sound from tv conected to hdmi

Audio does work but there is a high pitched sound coming from the tv when it is connected and selected as sound output via hdmi in ubuntu 14.04. I have not tinkered with any drivers or sound configs. ...
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Sound disappears in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm a newbie in Ubuntu and I have a problem: Sound in Ubuntu 14.04 disappears sometimes (often, to be honest). Sound controller is Envy24. Randomly I managed to find out how to fix it partially: it's ...
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Computer SOMETIMES recognizes when headphones are plugged in.

Whenever I plug my headphones into my computer's front headphone jack, I get a weird situation. Sometimes, the computer will recognize the headphones and work properly. But other times, the computer ...
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Thinkpad X1 Carbon - volume buttons no longer working

I've upgraded to 14.04 LTS, and now my volume up and down keys no longer work. The mute button still works, bizarrely. The Media buttons (prev track, play/pause and next track) have also stopped ...
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Can't listen input device (external soundcard)

I have an Xbox 360 plugged to my laptop through an external USB sound card. I can see the sound card in my input devices and even the sound meter moves indicating sound activity, but I can't hear ...
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Audio controls in Xfce 4.8

I am seeing several questions similar to mine, but none of the answers are sufficient. I am pretty green with Ubuntu, so here goes: I was just automatically upgraded to Xfce 4.8 for Ubuntu studio. ...
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Sound over multiple xservers

I'm currently using multiple X-Server displays. Is it possible to share the sound which all the programs generate (through pulseaudio) over all displays? So for example I have a music program on ...
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how to automatically initialize HDMI audio output

Every time i connect my 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 laptop to the TV via HDMI, i have to run a bash command to make the HDMI audio output option visible in System Settings -> Sound : speaker-test -c 2 -r ...
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HDAJackRetask 14.04 resets on restart

So I have an issue with HDAJAckRetask. Seems that whenever I have the thing set up, it works great until I restart my computer, in which case, the "Show Unconnected Pins" option becomes unselected and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Optical output on HT Omega Claro Halo sound card doesn't work

I'm relatively new to Linux. I'm trying to get 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04 to work with my hardware. My HT Omega Claro Halo soundcard is recognized and the analog output works. The optical output appears as a ...
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No Sound on Ubuntu 14.04 (dual boot with Windows 8.1) Alienware machine

I finally did resolve my dual boot situation, but now I am having a different problem. I am using an Alienware 18 machine. It is dual booted between Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. I can get sound ...
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How to get HDMI sound devices inside LXC?

I created LXC container in 12.04.3 Server and installed Gnome Display Manager to it. Now GDM works well, but I don't have HDMI sound. ubuntu@quintilis:~$ aplay -l aplay: device_list:252: no ...
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No Sound with Gigabyte G1.Sniper Z97 MAinboard

I'm a Linux beginner and installed Ubuntu 14.04 but I have sound issues. I've got onboard sound and my motherboard is called Gigabyte G1.Sniper Z97. I already tried to fix the Problem with google but ...
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lost sound in 14.04

I'm dual booting Ubuntu 14.04 on a Windows 8.1 machine. No problems so at all until I lost sound in Ubuntu. Works fine in Windows, but Ubuntu is my primary OS now. Problem began when I downloaded ...
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After 14.04 update video/totem won't play midi

Prior to the upgrade, I could be on wikipedia and play the 'play' links fine where totem would open a window and have screen graphics go on. Now, after researching, installing VLC and it's extensions, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 volume buttons don't work properly

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 and now the three volume buttons (increase, decrease, mute) on my laptop (Lenovo T400) don't work properly. After reboot they work fine, but after some hours ...
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Strange audio noise (clicking) during log on / off to desktop

Any time i boot up xubuntu, the speakers are turned on, immediately after entering the password and hit enter, there is a strange clicking from the speakers .. almost as if it was a sound effect for ...
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login sound not working in ubuntu 14.04 after a update

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 the login sound was working but now for the past 2 weeks it is not working I have tried using Ubuntu tweak today to turn off the login sound and turn it back on but it did not ...
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Unable to get audio through HDMI connection to TV with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble getting audio through my TV which is connected via HDMI. The item is available (HDMI / DisplayPort 2) via sound settings, but it doesn't play any sound. I'm able to get the volume ...
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HDMI audio not working on TV

I am trying to connect my 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 Dell Inspiron laptop to my Sony LCD TV with HDMI. The video works, but the audio does not. It continues to give audio from the laptop, not from the TV. ...
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Highly distorted sound on stereo but headphone gives perfect output

I am struggling with the audio output of my laptop that's running 12.04 LTS. It was all fine till yesterday. I played the spotify in the web player and abruptly the sound just reduced and I couldnt ...
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Increase default Ubuntu sound volume?

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and the volume is too low for me. Even when I adjust to 100% volume, I can only hear a little from music. I know that I can open the sound control and adjust to 150% ...
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installing video, audio drivers in kali linux [on hold]

I have installed Kali Linux 1.0.8 64-bit on my SONY VAIO VPCEB33FM laptop. I have tried hard, but have not been able to install proper audio and video drivers.
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sound settings in xfce not showing

When I try to access the sound settings it opens the system settings windows which does not have any option that involves audio/sound settings. I am trying to use my bluetooth speakers as the audio ...
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No sound with a Creative Sound Blaster ZxR soundcard on Ubuntu 14.04

First of all. I know that there is no offcial driver support on their website. But the sound card is at least recognized in the sound-settings. So... is there a way to get the ZxR working? I tried to ...
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I use Ubuntu 10.10. Suddenly one day my audio stopped working, and all videos play extremely quickly [closed]

I've used Ubuntu for my laptops since 2009, though I'm not particularly good at coding or anything like that (I just find the user interface much better than anything Windows has), though I work on ...
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YouTube Videos playing too quickly, and without sound?

new Ubuntu / Linux user here. My first week of using and learning this operating system everything seemed to be working great. Until Today. YouTube videos in Firefox are speeding through very ...
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Astro A40 wont work with Lubuntu

I have a pair of Astro A40s with Mixamp Pro. My laptop has Lubuntu. I switched my sound processing program to Alsa, and it recognizes Mixamp. The problem is that it does not push sound through. It's ...
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No sound on any web browser [closed]

I was using my laptop to play Youtube on my TV. I had no problems. It was going through my HDMI and I was using the cable to play sound through the TV. I disconnected the cable and since then there ...
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Volume mutes when set below ~20% 14.04

Since updating to 14.04, I'm unable to set a lower volume. According to the alsamixer, it automatically mutes when I try to go below 18%. How can I restore access to the quieter volumes? Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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strange sound problem

I used to have an old Windows XP but it was very slow, so my boyfriend installed Ubuntu instead of Windows XP, but now I have a strange sound problem which wasn't in Windows XP. When I play music, ...
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Sound not working in laptop speakers. Headphones fine

I am using ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on Dell Inspiron. I have hda-intel soundcard. For quite a few days now, my laptop sound is not coming from the speakers, and only from headphones. I have tried selecting ...
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Sound distortion in Ubuntu 14.04 on dell xps l502x JBL speakers

I noticed that someone posted this question before and it wasn't answered. Sound distortion in Ubuntu 14.04 I have had the same issue for months now as well. Yes, months. Seems like dell xps's that ...
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When I open Rosegarden something strange happens

Okay. Now I'm listening to some music on audacity. Then I open up rosegarden. Audacity just "stops". I also think all other sounds don't come out anymore. Anyway; I took some time fooling around with ...
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Multiple sound source playback broken after Pithos

I have an odd situation. I have a recently installed Kubuntu 14.04 that I've been using as a work environment. It's not uncommon for me to use pianobar or MPD to provide background music, but still ...
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How to measure voice frequency range in Hz?

I want to measure the voice frequency in Hz. Is there any open source or tool available in Ubuntu?
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How can I record audio in & mic in as 1 channel in Audacity?

I am trying to record my podcast, which I do using Google Hangouts & Audacity. I recently switched from Windows 8.1 to Ubuntu. In Windows I was using the software Virtual Cable ...
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How do you get rosegarden to play sound when playing a midi in it?

How do you get rosegarden to play sound when playing a midi in it? Do I need Jack running?
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Sound distorted/choppy in WINE. I've looked everywhere for a fix

I installed the Windows version of Steam on top of WINE. I then proceeded to download the Windows version of The Witcher. Surprisingly, the graphics run beautifully with no tweaks. The issue is with ...
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After trying to fix sound “Unable to correct problems” error [duplicate]

I have been trying to get sound working on 14.04. It looks like now I've done something even worse, after following: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1316634 I tried to do the following ...
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How to start/configure pulseaudio remotely with ssh?

I have a remote machine to which I can ssh. On the remote machine there is a program that uses pulse audio to get input from a USB microphone attached to the remote machine. This setup works fine when ...
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alsamixer: no such file or directory

I am trying to setup a minimal system from the Ubuntu 14.04 netboot iso. I installed the system using defaults only (except partitioning). After the install was finished I restarted, edited ...
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Scheduled tasks won't run simple command

The command below works fine in terminal but won't run using the gnome scheduled tasks. pacmd set-sink-volume 0 42768
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Ubuntu 14.04 Using MacBook Pro 9 2 Volume Hotkeys Out of Control

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on my MacBook 9 2 but my volume keys seem to be out of control. I set up the sound to 2.1 speakers like here: problem with getting 2.1 speaker working under ...
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Excessive reading of hd when I hear music

Well I've had this problem when I was with Windows. I switched to linux (due to other reasons) but thinking it might solve this problem. I have the home folder on another partition with ext3 and when ...
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Audio interface: how to use it as a sound card

I just bought Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 since I heard good things about it, especially of its good Linux compatibility. I connected it with my computer via the USB cable and sent its line output to my ...
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Listening to mic over speakers (Ubuntu 14.04)

I have a little problem here. I was using an option in Windows called Listen to this device (in audio tab in control panel) and I was able to listen to microphone (in my case that was a bassguitar) ...