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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combine audio and photo using command line in Ubuntu

What is the best way that I can make a video from one photo and one audio file like Mp3 I’m using an Ubuntu headless server, so I need a command line version for this... I tried with avconv but I ...
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New mail notification changed to a blue string in the upper left corner

After recent update my new mail notification is changed to a very simple blue line in the upper left corner of the screen. Any ideas how can I change it back to a normal Unity notification? I'm on ...
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No audio with newest model HP Spectre x360 (4101-dx)

I dual-booted Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 10. There is a known issue with the audio in linux on this computer: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1441852 The older models that ...
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Additional Drivers Random Question [problem fixed]

The sound spontaneously stopped working within Ubuntu 15.04. The only thing I did before the sound stopped working was install additional drivers. I then uninstalled the additional drivers and the ...
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mpd - pulse and/or alsa problem

What am I doing? I'm trying to get mpd working for the first time so I can stream my audio on multiple Linux devices. My mpd.conf file shows: music_directory "/home/john-mcbride/.mpd/music" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dell e5440 no sound

I have ubuntu 14.04 on my dell e5440. Every time I start ubuntu there is no sound at all unless I plug in headphones. The only way that the speakers work is if I suspend my laptop and wake it up. ...
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I need help finding a good sound card that has good support [on hold]

I am looking for a sound card for my Linux gaming rig. So far what I have found, are sound cards that are not well supported and don't work well. What I need: Support for front panel audio ports. At ...
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Ubuntu perrmission problem after reboot [on hold]

I reboot my laptop recently and after this reboot. I have a problem with a some things like: solaar not working (after I logged-in I'm getting a pop-up saying it's not have permissions to open ...
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How can I make Stream-Player play audio without a reboot when switching to mobile data?

I've got a BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition and I'm using Stream-Player to stream Internet radio while I'm on the go. I will usually start listening in the morning at home on Wi-Fi, and when leaving home ...
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Re-install Alsa on Ubuntu 14.04

I made the mistake to uninstall PulseAudio because i get same conflict error between my OF's app and other audio apps. It seems a very bad idea and i get this error: ALSA lib ...
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How to change the default alert sound in Gnome

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, and I want to change the default alert sound from "Drip" to "Sonar". I have tried going into Settings > Sound > Sound Effects, however, there is no obvious way ...
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Skyrim audio extremely choppy

I've bought Skyrim LE yesterday, installed it via PlayOnLinux. The game is working fine graphically, however the audio is severely distorted with a varying stutter depending on how many different ...
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Does Ubuntu for phones support the AMR-WB codec, aka HD Voice?

Normally the phone frequency is limited, ranging from 300 Hz to 3,4 kHz. Using the AMR-WB codec, speech is transmitted from 80 Hz to 7 kHz. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wideband_audio If ...
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ALSA not recognizing sound card in Ubuntu 14.04

My system suddenly stopped recognizing my internal sound card. When opening the Sound application, no output hardware devices are listed unless I connect an HDMI device (sound bar or television), or ...
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Speakers stopped working on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I am using a Dell Inspiron. One day after a update from update manager my speakers stopped working. I tried to reinstall the driver but did not work. My headphone are ...
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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? [closed]

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 [closed]

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 [closed]

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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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 ...