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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Audio works fine in Try Ubuntu but not after installation

I give up. Audio over DisplayPort or HDMI works fine on GTX 680 on both 14.04 and 16.04 when I choose Try Ubuntu but not once it is installed. I have wasted over a day with different drivers and ...
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No sound from speakers after headphones have been used - Ubuntu 16.04

I boot Ubuntu 16.04; speakers (plugged into read analog audio output) work fine. Audio configuration after boot - speakers work: Then, I plug in headphones to from headphone jack; speakers stop ...
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Sound output only available if powered on since startup

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit, but I had the same problem with 14.04 as well. I use a Philips stereo as primary sound output device via a USB cable. If i start my computer with the stereo turned off i ...
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Sound playing ok on speakers & headphones, but not TV

I just assembled PC thats intended to be HTPC. The motherboard has DVI output, regular audio in/out/mic. It also has SPDiF output. The problem I have is that I can play audio on speakers but when I ...
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SonicMaster subwoofer doesn't work on Asus N56DY (Ubuntu 16.04)

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus N56DY and now external subwoofer doesn't work. What should I do to fix it? lspci | grep Audio 00:01.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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Rhythmbox starts muted at launch. Changing volume has no effect on playback

Rhythmbox has recently started malfunctioning on my ubuntu 16.04. It always starts muted and changing the volume(system volume or the volume control from rhythmbox) has no effect whatsoever. I am sure ...
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When jackd process runs i can't hear anything

I installed VMPK and to make it work I had to install qsynth. After my installation of qsynth i had a lot of errors (like can't load driver module alsa, etc.) so I decided to reinstall jackd and then ...
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Mouse becomes unusable after Corsair Headset

I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS (You can view the system details here) on my PC and have recently experienced an apparent common fault - when turning on the Corsair Void Headset, my mouse becomes ...
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No HDMI sound. Asus HDMI monitor and Asus A78M-A motherboard

Ok. I've got a Asus A78M-A motherboard with a AMD A8-6600K processor. I just got a new monitor Asus HDMI VS238 monitor. I'd figure I would use the HDMI cable when I got it all hooked up the video is ...
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No audio device detected for an Asus X206H netbook under ubuntu 16,04, what should I do?

I just bought an Asus X206H netbook and installed a 16,04 ubuntu. The main problem is that I can't get any sound out of it. Apparently it doesn't detect any audio device Here's what lspci -v returns ...
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Create video file with multiple audio tracks?

I have an animated movie in three different languages. The picture is exactly the same for each langauge, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into one, so that I have a ...
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Videos Play with twice the normal speed, no sound

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Ideapad 500 laptop, and I have the problem that all my multimedia files( YouTube, VLC , RhythmBox) are playing at twice the normal speed, with no sound. What ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 all HDMI options show “unplugged”

I tried the answer shown in Ubuntu thinks HDMI audio is unplugged, but all the options show as "unplugged." How can I get an option that's not "unplugged"? The video works fine, but not the audio.
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No hdmi audio after suspend

My problem is that when I wake up the computer after suspend I don't have audio with HDMI. Well, there is "audio" but it's like playing a song and hearing 1 second every 10 minutes and very distorted. ...
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forwading and backwarding the audio file by 10 seconds [on hold]

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Is there a program for computer audio playback transcription?

Is there a program for computer audio playback voice to text transcription?
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Sound speakers problem in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work. How to add speakers option in sound setting. Can anyone help me? I tried to solve this problem more than 3 months. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no sound at laptop speakers but working on headset

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspiron. I could not hear sound in my laptop. But i can hear sound via headset and external speakers. In sound setting there is no speakers option. In my laptop ...
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Pulseaudio drops HDMI output at screen power save

I recently upgraded my media center computer from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 (in-place upgrade, via 15.10). One new problem has been introduced: I use the HDMI output for audio. When the screen goes to ...
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Choppy and Distorted Audio

I have exactly the same problem as explained in this question, however the question is very old and the provided answers doesn't work so I decided to ask the question again: Sound from audio,video ...
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Disable On Board Speaker and allo audio only through aux port

I am trying to create a custom command that will allow me to disable my device's on-board speaker. However I would then like the ability to only produce sound from the headphones AUX port. Is this ...
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No Sound via HDMI on Kubuntu 16.04

yesterday I set up my PC with Kubuntu 16.04 and all went fine except that there is no sound via HDMI. So I asked Google what to do, but I didn't find a solution for the problem. That's the current ...
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sound problem - output

i"m using ipc2 i3 - spec : http://www.fit-pc.com/web/products/specifications/?model%5B%5D=IPC2-C4010-WACB-FMUSB3 im not able to to hear anything but background noise - and even, only while playing ...
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Sound settings doesn't save, neither after reboot or after screen lock

I have been googling a bit, but can't seem to find an answer.. First of, in new to Ubuntu(linux). I use an LG TV as a screen, since my laptop screen is Broken. I have deactivated the other screen. ...
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No Rear Motherboard Audio Ubuntu 15.10

No sound comes out of the back audio ports on my computer's motherboard. I have a dual-boot set up, and these ports work fine in Windows, but they go silent when I start up Ubuntu. In Ubuntu, only the ...
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No sound on speaker but headphone is fine

I'm using headphone the whole time and when I plug it out this morning I found that my speaker are not working anymore. When I boot to Windows 10 it still the same: speaker won't work but headphone ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Intermitent Sound

Every few seconds, sound stops for a second or so. In sound manager, all inputs/outputs disappear, being replaced with the message: "Establishing connection to PulseAudio. Please wait." syslog has ...
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Removing libjack0 removed a lot of packages

I am new to Linux and I'm using Ubuntu Studio 16.04. I just installed the libjack0 package and a message warned me that all of these packages would be removed: The following packages will be ...
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How to get USB-Audio with Boss-RC300 working on Ubuntu/Linux?

I have a BOSS RC-300 and i want to use it as a USB-Soundcard with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I got audio working by changing sound/usb quirks-table.h and recompiling the Kernel with 12.04 as descibed in ...
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Noise sound on HP envy 15

Hi guys I have a Hp envy 15 with Bang & Olufsen sound I install the last ubuntu but I have a constant noise sound in my right speaker on Ubuntu, on windows no problem... I hope I will be specific ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth issues-Headset will connect but stops all playback of audio

I am using a set of Plantronics BBGO2's. They worked on 14.04 but they arent working on 16.04. I go into the bluetooth menu and find my headset, click to sync up but disconnects as soon as i exit the ...
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No audio over HDMI on Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics

My Ubuntu 16.04 connected to Philips TV over HDMI - no audio even when forced to switch to HDMI in "All settings - Sound". System info: CPU: Dual core Intel Core i7-5500U (-HT-MCP-) cache: ...
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HP 450 G3: Sound issue (15.10 worked fine / upgrade on 16.04 no sound)

I have a new HP 450 G3 I installed Ubuntu 15.10; No sound. Then I changed intel.conf: sound worked fine until 3 days ago. New files were recommended by Ubuntu: I agreed, files were installed, since ...
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Swap partition is not mounted by default at boot in ubuntu 16.04 after resizing partitions

I resized my ubuntu partition using gparted from a live cd. I first turned off swap, then deleted it. Then I resized the partition and created a new swap and turned swap on and rebooted. After that, ...
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Not getting sound from headphones

I don't get sound from headphones. It looks like I can change to HDMI though. Can you help me?
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Installation of 14.04

I currently have the version 13 something. I haven't been un Ubuntu for awhile as I work with SketchUp. And also because I cannot get any sound of my Creative Sound Blaster ZXR. Currently there are ...
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HDA Intel PCH with Realtek ALC1150 no working sound

I recently installed latest Ubuntu ver. 16. Everything is working fine except the sound through the headphones. I tried checking a youtube video to test sound and nothing. I checked around and saw ...
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Pulseaudio bluetooth fallback device

I have a Intel NUC with an HDMI Audio out and PCM (headphones) audio out and I have a bluetooth speaker that is working fine with pulseaudio. And I have connected it to a display with a HDMI cable. ...
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After updating to 16.04, bluetooth audio A2DP mode stopped working

I have a nice bluetooth audio receiver connect to my HiFi stereo, and I used to be able to connect it in 14.04 as a A2DP sink with nice quality. After upgrading to 16.04, the device connects only as ...
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Speakers not detected

My speakers and headphones are not detected in the sound settings. They work fine but I can't change anything via pulseaudio. What should I do?
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Audio Output being piped through audio input in Skype

As stated in the title, my audio output seems to be piped into my audio input, and I'd like to change this. (For example, if I am talking to someone on Skype, not only is what they say being piped ...
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When I plug in earphones or HDMI, I have to manually change the speaker settings

Whenever I plug in my earphones or HDMI cord, the speaker settings don't automatically change to output from them. I have to go into the sound settings and manually choose them and then do a speaker ...
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Route mic audio to output device

Currently I have 2 pc's. One of which is my main machine which is almost always running. I would like to pipe audio from the second pc through my main pc to my headset. Quick DuckDuckGo'ing told me I ...
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Default headphone device when plugging in unknown audio device

My laptop has a single mini-jack that handles both headphones and microphone in one port. Every time I plug in my headphones I get a dialogue asking me what kind of device I've plugged in. This ...
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Weird muted audio issue - 16.04

My audio output devices disappeared after I plugged a VGA cable between my PC and the TV. The following audio test was successful: $ speaker-test -c 6 -D 'surround51:CARD=PCH,DEV=0' Furthermore, ...
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Problem using Xonar Essence STX on Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm having trouble getting input or output from my firend's Xonar Essence STX on Ubuntu 16.04. I'm setting up a studio system for him, and didn't expect this much trouble. I installed QJack and ...
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How do I make microphone input mono?

I am using a USB-bluetooth microphone to do speech recognition with Google docs. The application says the sound is too soft but I have it turned up all the way. Is there any way in asoundrc to make ...
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How is reloading with “alsactl” different from doing it with “alsa”?

Following the accepted answer to another question, I have often used pulseaudio -k && sudo alsa force-reload to restart my audio when it stops working. That stopped working for me at some ...
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no ALSA modules loaded

I've been trying to get the soundblaster audigy SE to work: I've managed to tell the kernel it's there. but because the alsa-project.org Matrix:Vendor-Creative_Labs tells me to load the 'old' oss ...
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I'm looking for a TTS (text to speech) for ubuntu that is like Mac's short-key TTS option

I'm new to Ubuntu, and this is the only thing missing on my computer. I need something that doesn't require terminal used every time, and is mostly understandable. It doesn't have to be incredibly ...