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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Kubuntu 14.04 Usb headset not working

I have a pair of Afterglow headphones that work fine on my ubuntu laptop but not my Kubuntu desktop. It's seen in cat /proc/asound/cards, but not lsusb. It shows up as a playback device under KDE ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Asus G550JK SonicMaster External Subwoofer not working

I have bought Asus G550JK laptop(G version of N550) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm just a beginner in using Ubuntu, but I managed to make everything work fine except the external SonicMaster ...
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Skype sound plays only through external speakers

I have this really annoying problem skype is playing sound through speakers instead of Headphones , it uses pulse audio and i can't change to other alsa for example because it Says it appears your ...
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Unable to unrestrict the codecs [on hold]

Following are the two snapshots of the error I am having while using .mp3 or any other video format, done with unrestrict thing but still no success, both manually (via the Terminal) and automatic ...
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Media player breaking audio

I am a new user my problem is when I play the video in any browser it is good but when i play it in any video player the audio is distorted what should i do?\ I am using 14.04 LTS
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Microphone not working

Microphone stopped working. Sound configuration input volume is set to 100% and input level bars graph reach about 50% even with no microphone device connected on the jack. The same happens with both ...
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No audio from line in

Ubuntu 14.04; Creative Sound Blaster Live! 24 bit sound card; Dell desktop computer; amplified speakers. Can't get any sound from line in. Tried Gnome Alsa and Pulseaudio mixers, installed restricted ...
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Whenever I plug my headphones, I hear static noises

whenever I plug in the earphones (headphones) in my laptop it starts a static sound, which so annoying. sometimes, for this sound, original media sound can't be heard! note that my laptop's ...
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how do I disable the headphone jack so sound will come out of the speakers?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (it still has windows 7 on it but I can't access it I don't think) on my moms older and pretty beat up laptop. the thing has a few problems like needing the keyboard ...
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Tried to install audio driver for ASUS P5K, now sound is not working

I was bored recently so I decided to download and install drivers from ASUS site. My motherboard is Asus P5K. After downloading the drivers, I messed up the installation somehow (don't remember the ...
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Sound Setting panel disappear [duplicate]

After I reinstall alsa and pluseaudio (was trying to fix another issue) the sound panel does not exist in System Setting I guess I accidentally uninstall something, does someone know which package ...
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will it be harmful if we install windows 8/

I have a dell latitude 3540 ubuntu pre installed . as many of us suffered a audio fail includes not working of speakers. is it because I had installed windows 8 or something else ? and how can I ...
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No sound devices or input devices (Ubuntu 14)

So last night I turned my laptop off to go to sleep, I then turned it on this morning only to discover I have no sound devices (input and output). I tried sudo Alsa force-reload and also tried ...
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Screencam that records sound (2014) [on hold]

It's 2014. What's the best tool for recording a session on my computer that includes internal audio?
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HDMI TV Issues with Acer V3-571 laptop

Im a complete Linux novice. Iv installed Mint today on my laptop. So far so good. However Im having a few teething issues with regards to my HDMI connection. When I connect to my TV via HDMI the TV ...
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Audio input prompt not updated

I am currently running 14.04 on a dell xps 13. I have installed some of the drivers from the driver support pack. However, these drivers were created for 12.04. The problem I am getting is that the ...
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Simple voice chat over command line?

I will be using this for development. What I want is: No large proprietary blob overhead to accomplish this, like skype No account needed. So no skype account, no email, etc etc. Ability to run ...
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Sound Balance and volume adjustment - Ubuntu 14.04

When I change the balance of the sound output in sound settings, I try to maximize the volume with the icon in the right upper part near the language icon. Every time I try, either it hardly changes ...
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No sound-indicator after login

This is a weird one! :( An fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install (an hour into installing all my stuff).., I can play sound just fine, but there's no sound indicator. If I go to system settings and then into ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, intel chromebook, no sound

I am a total newbie to Ubuntu, and I'm not sure what to do here. I have a Toshiba Chromebook. I had a friend install the latest version of Ubuntu on it for me. For a while, the audio in Ubuntu was ...
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All audio and video files play faster and have no sound

as the title says, all video and audio files, whether from youtube or some other web site or locally from my pc, play around 6x faster and there is no sound at all. I didn't preform any updates or ...
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No sound in ubuntu 14.04, again!

I have done almost all the solutions that I could find! i.e. reinstalling pulse-audio and alsa-base, playing around with alsamixer, etc. But couldn't make it work. My audio card is "Integrated: ...
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Why is XBMC failing to play audio from my HDMI port?

I have the following setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Server Latest Nvidia video drivers ALSA installed PulseAudio NOT installed XBMC 13.1 Gotham installed The problem: running speaker-test -c2 -D plughw:1,7 ...
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I need to change the graphics card depending on what I want to do

In the beginning of this year I bought a secondhand computer. The CPU is an Intel 3.4 GHz dual core and the GPU is an AMD RV410. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it, and it worked wonderfully, as usual ...
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Woofer in laptop not working

After installing 14.04 I can't get the woofer in my speakers to work.I have a Samsung laptop it has JBL speakers
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Strange bug with sound slider

I have a strange bug with sound slider in Ubuntu 14.04. This problem was described here too but with no answer and the author was using another desktop - I'm using default Unity. I can confirm that ...
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No sound in headphones, ASUS K56CM

I am having an issue. My speakers work perfectly fine, but my headphones are mute. I checked mixer, played with config files and still nothing. I killed a whole day to get to Ubuntu and I am still ...
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Xubuntu: audio does not work

I just installed Xfce on an Acer 3000 to bring it back to life (1GB DDR RAM, Sempron 3100+ 1.8GHZ), because it's pretty old. The first thing I did after I installed it was setting up the wifi, but ...
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No sound after updates in Xubuntu 12.04

After installing updates all my computer was muted. I have tried turning the volume up in gnome alsa mixer and I switched to pulse audio but nothing worked. Does anyone else who has encountered this ...
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Graphic sound equalizer for Ubuntu

Is there a graphic sound equalizer for Ubuntu? I want one for Pulseaudio's global system settings.
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Ubuntu 14.04 No Sound from Speaker [closed]

This appears to be a popular topic recently so appologies for only adding to it. I have recently dual booted a Dell Inspiron 7000 series with Ubuntu 14.04. The sound initially worked but after some ...
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USB sound card input (Xonar U7)

I have an Asus Xonar U7 usb sound card and it works except for the microphone input which isn't recognized at all by pulseaudio. The "Input" tab in the sound settings is completely empty. I've tried ...
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Audio input is not detected

Yesterday I was using the mic on Windows 7, and everything was fine. Now I am on Ubuntu 14.04, and I find that there is not input detected. My Motherboard type is GA-78LMT-S2P.
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Laptop speakers sound not working unlike the headphone [duplicate]

My PC speaker does not work, while my headphones do. You can find here a screenshot of my sound settings without the headset being plugged in. I don't know what the previous settings were. Can someone ...
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Laptop speakers sound not working but headphone sound working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop speakers do not produce sound but when I plug in headphones, I can hear sound. I am a newbie in Ubuntu. Please see the screenshot below. Is this setting OK?
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MPlayer - OSD/Subtitles in audiofiles with album art

Is it possible to make OSD and subtitles work in audio-only files (mp3, flac etc.) that have a cover art image file? I mean: the timing and other things of OSD, and the subtitles that I have in a ...
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Audacity audio problems since upgrade to 14.04

I was successfully using Audacity to record from vinyl via a Terratec Phone Preamp under Precise Pangolin. After upgrading to Trusty Tahr, not only was the sound signal massively reduced but it was ...
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Sound is outputting through both the built-in speakers and external speakers

I'm using Xubuntu on a iMac. When I have a output device attached (whether that be headphones or speakers) it plays through both the built-in audio, along with the device and I'd like to prevent this ...
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No sound ubuntu minimal

I have no sound in Ubuntu 13.10. Xfce window manager After re-installing ubuntu minimal twice, I still have the same problem: Sound works fine at first but after I reboot to Windows and back to ...
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I have a problem with HDMI sound on both Ubuntu 14 and Windows 7, is this hardware?

I have a problem with HDMI sound on both Ubuntu 14 and Windows 7, is this hardware? The problem only occurs when running games (something sound intensive) I get ugly noise through the speakers. This ...
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Sound coming after stopping rythmbox

I was playing songs for approx. 25 mins and meanwhile I was working with too many pacakges like torrent downloader,Eclipse, Firefox ,File Browser and some other apps when I Stopped Rythmbox It didn't ...
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How do I play .DAT videos on Ubuntu 14.04? [duplicate]

I cannot copy the .DAT file in to my PC and it is still inside the VCD. When I try to copy it into my hard disk, it shows an error mentioning input/output error. and more over when i try to convert ...
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Dell Latitude E5440 Sound

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell Latitude E5440 but i am getting no sound. I've check to ensure that the sound is not muted. Alsamixer tells me it's: an Intel HDA HDMI with and Intel Haswell ...
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How can I make Jack to work with Audio interface fca202 firewire?

I'd never get work this audio interface on Ubuntu. This is what jack audio connection kit messages says when I put start: 01:04:50.646 JACK está iniciándose... 01:04:50.647 /usr/bin/jackd -t5000 ...
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Headphone not silencing onboard speaker after upgrade to 14.04

I just recently installed 14.04 on my laptop. Under 12.04 everything worked fine, but then I had to reformat my computer due to a driver issue, so I did a full wipe and install (not an upgrade, but a ...
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Sound stutters through bluetooth

I have a Bluetooth speaker that I've been using without any problem for the last 2 years. After the last upgrade to 14.04 I cannot use it anymore because after a few minutes the sound starts ...
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Sound lost in Chrome (and only Chrome)

I suddenly lost sound in Ubuntu Chrome (no more YouTube, or Spotify, or SoundCloud sound or any other in Chrome). All other apps such as Firefox or VLC work fine. There are a bunch of nice tips at ...
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Delete sources after installing driver

I recently installed lubuntu in my ASUS laptop, as the sound was dead, I installed the realtek official drivers. My mistake (I think) was that I installed the drivers from the "Downloads" folder with ...
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Sound Blaster Live! CT4850 doesn't work, driver installation?

Well, my Sound Blaster Live! card doesn't work in Ubuntu, even though it's recognized under the sound settings. I tested each of the options, (It's just selections between Digital and Analog W or W/O ...
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No sound from right speakers

I have Creative Sound Blaster Live 24-bit sound card and 5.1 surround speakers. Front & rear left, center speakers are working but no sound from right speakers (both front and rear). There is no ...