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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After installing Lubuntu in dual-boot with windows 10, I cannot access windows anymore

I installed the latest version of Lubuntu (which I also want to change to normal Ubuntu in the end) on a LENOVO ideapad (don't know how to get details on the laptop on lubuntu) but I cannot access ...
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No sound on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. first it wasnt working for Wifi Drivers then after asking here i sorted that out now Sound Drivers arent working properly. already tried Solution and this ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 no sound output on speaker

Dear fellow Ubuntu users, As a Ubuntu newbie, a couple years ago, I tried tweaking some things with audio and mic jacks. I wanted to use the mic jack for audio. I then installed a piece of software ...
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Speakers stopped working, Lubuntu 14.04

I recently did a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 on a HP Mini 2133, the speakers worked fine until I plugged my headphones in and out. At first I thought the headphone jack was damaged (the headphone ...
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Pop, crack and background noise when I plug a jack (Ubuntu 14.04.3)

I have a Dell inspiron 7746 (Specs) series running Ubuntu 14.04.3 When I plug a headphones jack and there is no sound playing, I can hear a noise in the background. When I play a video, at the start, ...
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Pulse Audio Configuration with Remote: Controlling Playback vs. Output Device

I've gone through less than a dozen installations of Ubuntu, Ubuntu Studio, Xubuntu and Mint, all 15.10, and have noticed what seems to be a random selection of what the OS decides for the remote to ...
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No sound in Skype

I have Skype but it has no sound neither takes updates. Could you help me to resolve these issues?
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Bluetooth handsfree device output is crystal clear, but input sends only static

I am running Ubuntu 15.10, and I have an iBuffalo bluetooth (Japanese site) "hands free" headset that I use for Skyping with. It's worked perfectly fine for about the last three or four months I've ...
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Bluetooth headset stuttering on Ubuntu 15.10

My headset works fine when it's first turned on, but if I stop listening to music for a few minutes, I guess the headset goes to sleep. When I start listening again, the audio stutters, and is on a ...
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How to get surround sound on Ubuntu Studio 15.10

I have an Ubuntu Studio 15.10 system on a MSI MS-7788 motherboard (Intel i5, 4 cores, 64-bits, PCU), with an integrated sound card: 'Intel Corporation 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family High ...
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Why is there less sound volume in Ubuntu / Linux Mint when compared to Windows?

Sound is much lower in Ubuntu / Linux Mint when compared to that of Windows 7. Am I supposed to increase the volume above 100%? I am using the Realtek inbuilt audio; NOT the Creative Soundblaster. ...
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Onboard audio not working after graphics drivers set

I have just built a computer and installed 14.04 (trusty) from USB. When I was trying Ubuntu running off the USB the audio was working, as it was after I installed Ubuntu. Then I changed my graphics ...
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Lack of Audio 14.04

So, my problems began with a complete lack of audio. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and had a similar problem as this post, so I followed the instructions posted in the solution. After restarting my ...
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sound from speakers & headset at the same time

My build in audio plays sounds for both headset and speakers, the automute control does not do anything, even so is there. I have try changing the alsa and some other stuff like gnome-alsamixer.
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Playing startup and shutdown sounds in Ubuntu Studio?

What steps should take place in order to do that?
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audio through ssh/get raw audio from pulseaudio

How to carry audio over SSH? was closed with a reference to pulsaudio, which is not what i am asking. How do I tunnel sound through ssh? I distinctly want a solution using ssh which would work on a ...
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unsupported configuration: hda-duplex not supported in this QEMU binary

I am trying to create a virtual machine using virtual machine manager.(KVM) following this tutorial . I have reached up to step 5. Then I clicked finish button. And I saw this error: I tried ...
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Lenovo P50 Workstation w/ Thinkpad Workstation Doc

I have Ubuntu 14.04.03 working on my new Lenovo P50. There is one issue. Audio will not play out of the audio jack on the back of the docking station. lspci -nn | grep Audio shows: 00:1f.3 Audio ...
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when restart my laptop noise appear

I bought hp probook 450 g3 7i after installed ubuntu 15.10 does'nt sound. I created a new file in /etc/modprobe.d/intel.conf and added fllowing options: options snd-hda-intel single_cmd=1 options ...
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Sopcast player sound problem

My sopcast player has problems with sound. When player starts there is sound only for few seconds after it disappears. What can i do?
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Headset bluetooth scanned as unknown on Ubuntu 14.04

I got bluetooth headset some days ago and since then I've tried to pair it with my notebook that contains Ubuntu 14.04 installed on it, but it hasn't worked so far. In order to pair it I tried blueman ...
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bluetooth headset problem (Ausdom m04 with bluetooth 4.0)

I have a bluetooth headset (Ausdom m04). At first, I couldn't set up the device as the laptop couldn't find the device. Then, after a couple of hours, I managed to connect it but there was no sound. ...
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Electrical white noise headphones

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP Pavilion p042nd laptop next to Windows. When I plug in my headphones there is a static noise and a white noise like noise. This does not happen in Windows, does ...
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Restoring setings in Windows 7 after Dual mode with Ubuntu

I am a new user of Ubuntu. Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer to run in Dual mode with Windows 7, I have noticed the following ...
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Dell Inspirion no audio

I installed Lubuntu on a dell inspirion lap top and cannot find the icon for the speakers. I have updated all drivers installed Alsa and wily wolf
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Ubuntu 15.04 - setup the headphone volume to 100% not speaker volume to 100% [on hold]

Ubuntu 15.04 is used in a call-center. Where they are using this PC Agent have random headphone to listen audio, so they connect or unplug the headphone in the Asus speaker output jack. The moment ...
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JACK breaks audio. How do I fix it?

Audio was working fine until I tried to use qjackctl and qsynth to play a MIDI keyboard. I followed this answer* to setup the keyboard and it worked. But then I noticed other applications couldn't ...
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“No devices available” in USB settings of guest OS

I am trying to connect my sound card and MIDI device directly to VirtualBox guest Windows 10 64-bit. I've done the following: Added current user to vboxusers group Installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 ...
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Audio stops working after playing one item on kodi

I have an ubuntu box running with pulseaudio and kodi, playing audio over HDMI. After I play one video my audio stops working for all next video files. If I restart pulse audio with pulseaudio -k ...
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bluetooth devices not showing in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dual boot. And in my ubuntu OS I got Bluetooth installed in it. I wanted to connect my bluetooth device, like my phone, my bluetooth headphones etc. But it does not ...
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Troubleshooting Ubuntu Sounds Issues with Working Speakers

I'm still very new to Ubuntu and I'd like some help troubleshooting sound problems and I don't know where to start. Specifically, I've hooked up my speakers and can play audio through them (with ...
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Radeon HD 3000 drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.3? HDMI overscan problems

Please be patient with me, I haven't used a linux distro since slackware in the late 90's and have since forgotten everything I once knew. Anyways, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my main HTPC ...
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lost sound in internal speakers after installing pulseaudio

I have an all-in-one desktop with Lubuntu 14.04.3 installed. In order to be able use Skype I installed pulseaudio. I used to be able to change volume with alsamixer so that I could hear things out of ...
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Best Operating System for Nokia Booklet [closed]

I own an old Nokia Booklet 3G. I've tried to update it as much as possible for fast and reliable usage. I'm currently using it for my school tasks and it is pretty small, and has good battery (5-7 ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sound problems,no sound at all

I have tried everything to solve incapability of skype to recognize my webcam.But now I can not even listen the youtube.How to solve this?I am adding how my alsamixer looks like.
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Problem With Audio and Video

When playing video or audio files or video and audio on the internet I face the same problem. They video plays in fast forward and there is no sound and the audio also plays in fast forward with no ...
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No sound after upgrading to 15.10

Situation: After seeing the EOL reminder I decided to upgrade my 15.04 to 15.10 and I did so using the terminal (sudo do-release-upgrade -d) without any problems during the upgrade. After the ...
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Multiple snowball devices detected in Audacity in Ubunt14.04 64bit

I plug-in the brand new snowball USB microphone in Ubunt14.04 64bit desktop edition. Audacity software gives these 8 options as recording devices below. If I start monitoring in Audacity with any ...
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Black screen flash during video

I am watching videos, not in full screen but full window, running from my laptop to tv via hdmi, at random moments the tv goes black for a second and loses sound but video does not stop. Is there ...
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No Audio Input from a Behringer Interface

I'm just starting with Ubuntu, in fact, I have been using Ubuntu for less than 24 hours. I have a problem that I've searched all over the internet and haven't found anything usefull. I'm using a ...
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xps 15 9950 ubuntu 14.04 no audio input

I am running 14.04 on an XPS 15 9950 (late 2015). The audio card is an HDA Intel PCH, the cpu is the Intel Skylake. My problem is that no audio input device is detected. running alsamixer and ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI port as audio input port?

I have a device connected to my Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop through the HDMI port. this device plays sounds and I want to use my laptop as speakers for it. is it possible to do that? if yes, any ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 and Asus Xonar Essense STX

Ubuntu 14.04.3 was working perfectly fine with this card. When I installed Ubuntu 15.10, I got no sound, however the card has been detected properly (to the best of my knowledge). Another hint - ...
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I have a problem with my sound on my dell xps 13 9343

[Dell XPS 13 9343, bIOS A07 and kernel 4.2] Tried many things and nothing worked in a permanent manner. I feel like I have the same exact problem as this guy, but with Ubuntu 15.10 : ...
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Unable to play or edit .m4a files on fresh Lubuntu 15.10 installation

I have some m4a files I would like to edit with Audacity, but Audacity crashes when I try to open the files. In attempting to solve the problem, I found that I'm not able to play m4a files either. ...
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Constant noise in headphones

Today a new problem cropped up in my HP Probook 430 G3 with Ubuntu 14.04. I noticed that my earphones and speakers were simultaneously playing so I tried out various options from here on AskUbuntu ...
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Sound card compatability

I am looking to add a PCI sound card to a 32 bit Dell Optiplex GX280 for transcribing music from vinyl to CDs. I am not looking at spending 100's of dollars. (I'm retired.) Will a Creative labs ...
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Why does HDMI sound fail?

On the following machines, my HDMI sound doesn't work: 1> Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian (Debian Jessie based GNU-Linux) tested with the following monitors: a) Sharp Big Screen TV b) ViewSonic 1080p ...
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Very low sound in Dell Vostro 5560? hda jack retask related

Today, I found one solution for low sound bug. I used hdajackretask program to re-task each and every speakers I have on my laptop. The sound is louder. However, it's not satisfactory and best. I ...
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very bad bluetooth connection with an audio speaker

After much help from you guys i managed to make my bluetooth adapter working. Everything pairs with it now. But the problem now is, that after a short time playing music to an audio speaker the ...