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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UAC1 DAC (ODAC) and Ubuntu sound settings

I am trying to get Ubuntu to output I2S output to my ODAC. When I go into sound settings, I get two options. Digital Output (S/PDIF) (IEC958, so it must actually mean S/PDIF...) Analogue Output (This ...
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Converting m4a to mp3 using sound converter on Network Attached Storage

I am trying to convert m4a files to mp3 for uploading to an mp3 player that doesn't support m4a. All my music is stored on a Buffalo Network Attached Storage (NAS) and I am using Soundconverter. ...
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sound not working ubuntu 12.04

I killed the pulseaudio with 'killall pulseaudio'. and then reinstall pulseaudio. Later i came to know that it is not just enough we have to install the few additional packages for the sound to work. ...
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Sound not working on new Macbook Pro retina running Ubuntu 13.10

I have a new Macbook Pro retina (late 2013 model) running Ubuntu 13.10. I can't get the sound to work. I have tried the solution here , but it's not changing anything. I also tried the following ...
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ASUS X55A Sound not Working

I have problems with my sound - vanilla 12.04/13.10 ( Asus X55A ) The sound driver seems to work correctly, but I don't have any sound :( I tried updating the ALSA drivers but still the same :(
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How to play audio from different applications on different output devices?

How can I play music on my speakers while I use my headset for video chat applications like Skype? Shouldn't this be possible via this PulseAudio sound server that Ubuntu uses?
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WINE: minor delay on sound playback

When running a game under WINE pulseaudio is showing a constant delay of what I would estimate to be 100-200ms that on occasion climbs to over 500ms. I can't put my finger on why it increases on some ...
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sending sound to analog, hdmi and bluetooth (if paired)

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (soon upgrading to 14.04 LTS if its important) as HTPC with XBMC. Current sound setup: no pulseaudio, just ALSA. In ALSA config I have "combined" analog and HDMI output in ...
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Audio on MacBook 2,1

How can I setup audio in Ubuntu on the Apple MacBook 2,1? The laptop has three speakers which don't appear correctly on 12.04.
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how avi file is stored in a disk in ext2 file system?

avi file like any other multimedia file contains audio video streams along with metadata describing synchronizing information. I am confused whether the avi file is stored in a partition as a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 has no permanent sound or runs out of it at a times?

i have installed ubuntu for like 3 times. Every time i did it a problem eventually appeared; something related with a disk, or that i created too many partitions. I decided to do it one more time so ...
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Internet and sound issues

Ubuntu has stopped connecting to the Internet. It started after I uninstalled pulse audio, does that affect it? It connects to the network, but you can't do anything like update packages or browse the ...
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How can I auto balance speaker output for surround sound 2.1?

I don't know how to tune speakers well, so I wanted to know if there is a program that will create a balanced sound output when connected to my 2.1 system for all sounds. Using Macbook Pro 2010 15 ...
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SAA7115 Capture Card with video but no sound

I'm using an Empia video card with SAA7115 and it works fine for video. However I cannot get any audio out of it. When I plug it into the USB I get the following events: [15217.788130] usb 2-1.2: new ...
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USB audio device not working

I have recording device it record the audio frombluetoothand usb audio sound card. I assigned the bluetooth device to the right channel and usb audio sound card to the left channel. I am using pulse ...
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Starting Network Audio System via its init.d script fails but works when using start-stop-daemon on the command line

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy salamander) and need the Network Audio System service (package nas, version 1.9.3-6) which relies on /dev/dsp and /dev/mixer so I installed the OSS Proxy Daemon osspd ...
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Laptop Speaker Ringing

I recently switched from Windows 8 to Ubuntu (smart move, I know), and I can't help but notice that whenever I play a loud noise, there is always something that sounds like either a buzz or a ring ...
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How can I get an indication if my music is paused/played?

On my keyboard I can press fn and a pause/play button, but the issue is that there is no indication if it was paused or not. Like when I press the next song button a pop up shows the new song that is ...
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Not able to hear any sound in my ubuntu 10.04 [on hold]

Sir i installed Ubuntu 10.04 in my system. I am able to watch videos in that but i am not able to here any sounds. i tried different posts in Ubuntu website but they are not working. Moreover my ...
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no HDMI sound snd-hda-Intel

I am currently trying to make the sound work with HDMI so I can play films/music through my sound system. My mother board is a Gygabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI with 2 hdmi ports, the audio codec of the car for ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 13.10, tried everything

I've read through a bunch of differen't suggestions. I've restarted/rebuilt alsa as well as pulse audio. I've ran speakertest. I've installed ubuntu restricted extras. Here's what's happening... ...
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ubuntu 13.10 no soundcard found

I've went through SoundTroubleshootingguide unfortunately it didn't help at all. I still was not able to fix the sound. Those are my very first steps with ubuntu therefore Im not quite sure if I did ...
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No sound in Xubuntu after starting from command line

When I first installed Xubuntu, everything was working fine. Then I encountered a problem where it would start up in the command line with no GUI, but I fixed that by typing startx. The problem, ...
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Getting sound to play on my new machine on Ubuntu 13.10

So I've been struggling with this for a bit now, and it's getting a bit frustrating. Some preliminary information: I've just built this computer from parts. Checking the available audio (not sure if ...
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USB sound card (Just for headphone jack, not recording)

So I have found a few questions that asked about recording equipment that work with LINUX through USB, but I don't need anything so extravagant (or expensive!), I just need something to be able to ...
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How do I get sound from speakers instead of TV over HDMI

I'm a noob with this OS. I installed Ubuntu today and it's up and working surprisingly fast ^^ My only issue is: I got my PC connected to speakers and connected to my TV via HDMI, when I try to play ...
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Sound and WiFi not working on HP15-50009tu on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a HP 15-d009tu Laptop. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is installed by my company. The problem is it neither search for wireless network nor have the wifi driver. I ran the additional driver software but it ...
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Earphone port does not work exclusively until replugged

This is one of the recent syndromes that I have been encountering for a few days: I switch on my PC with my earphone plugged in to the appropriate port. When I play music on my PC, it plays the ...
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Annoying sound issue

I'm experiencing a quite annoying sound bug on my Ubuntu v. 13.10. When I'm listening to Pandora, or watching youtube videos I will use fn + f9/10 for volume control. However, when I do this the music ...
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Recorded sound using mic heard in only one speaker

I just installed vokoscreen to record screen and sound.I have also installed Pulse Audio Volume Control to control the devices.I am using my mobile earphone to record sound. So when I record,I speak ...
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Sending sound only through HDMI (kubuntu)

So I am a new user to Ubuntu coming from Windows, and I wanted to connect my PC to the TV via HDMI. I have and it works perfectly, however, I have the sound coming from both the TV and the PC and it ...
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mix two PCM audio

I am capturing audio data using pulse audio for every sink index index in file. but after this I want to mix two audio sample from different file . my sample specification is format = ...
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13.10 - no headphone sound

I have a major problem. I recently bought an Acer E1 - Ubuntu 13.10 as OS. (My first foray into Linux after getting exasperated over a bug in anoter OS). Since a bomb blast some years ago, I am ...
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Control sound permissions, revoke access to audio

I would like to control permissions to use sound card. There are devices "/dev/snd/*", the owner is "root", group is "audio", permissions "660". So, I would expect only users in "audio" group could ...
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Watching video on youtube laptop freeze with weird sound

Sometimes it just happens, and I dont know why, during the screen freezed my keyboard and mouse unable to work well, so I had to force shutdown to restart. I use google chrome as my main browser ...
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Fn keys not working

I wanted to give Lubuntu a try. Everything works, even audio now, except the volume control with fn keys, and it would be nice to have those back. lol Running on a Toshiba Satellite C75D-A if that's ...
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Getting Sound to work on Windows 7 in a KVM on ubuntu 13.10

I rebuilt my system from scratch, and decided to install windows as a guest in KVM. It installed fine, but I cannot get sound working on any of the configs [ac97 - sb16]. I read most of the web pages ...
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Audio Recorder recording silent

I just installed Audio Recorder on an Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to record something from my system's output. Unfortunately it does not record anything. It shows up perfectly, as if it would record, but I ...
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Audio libs cannot load when running java aplet from web

When logging in to my company web sites internet conferancing app the following error appears "unable to load audio libs". The site runs a java aplet to allow multi user conferancing. A soluition to ...
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Is there any way to enable voice over for iPod not using iTunes?

I have an iPod shuffle which works fine: I can add and remove songs via Rhythmbox. According to Apple page my iPod is able to talk the name of the songs: Give your songs a voice. Say you’re ...
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problem with 5.1 Audio output

I installed 12.04 LTS but unable to get 5.1 audio output. There is no option as such in sound setting. Please help.
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Volume over 100% advertised as *new* feature

I've seen in a video about 14.04 that in this release you can set the volume over 100%. However I've always been able to do so. Since I can do it from 2 different laptops, I don't think I'm the only ...
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How to install pulseaudio 5 on Ubuntu

Guys how i can install pulseaudio 5? i don't understand the installation step on this link http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/multimedia/pulseaudio.html anybody can tell me how to install ...
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Headphones test fine but give static during actual use

I'm using a pair of simple headphones connected to the audio jack of my Hp 2000 laptop running ubuntu 13.10. I've been having trouble with my headphones ever since I got them. Today, they just gave me ...
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How do you feed two audio inputs into one input using pulseaudio?

I'm very unfamiliar with pulse audio. That being said, I'm trying to take the inputs from a line-in audio jack and a usb microphone and combine them into one virtual input device. Anyone have a decent ...
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Speaker not working but headphone is working

My easynote MX45 running 12.04 was working fine and can hear sound either headphones or speakers. (the sound card is HDA Intel) But made a full installation of 13.10 version. And only have sound on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - MSI H87M-P33 Mainboard Sound Problem

Since using Ubuntu instead of Windows all works fine... except the Sound. Sometimes, in games Animations and so on are fluent but the sound laggs or when I try to record System Audio with Audacity... ...
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Text to audio faci;lity available? [duplicate]

Do you have a facility which reads out as a voice the text on the screen?
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Bluetooth audio devices not connecting

I have a bluetooth audio device I would like to listen to audio through from Ubuntu. (Bluedio R bluetooth headphones). I can get them to pair and Ubuntu can connect to them but when I try to set them ...
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Ubuntu hdmi sound not working

I recently installed ubuntu 13.10, and have been having a lot of problems with sound. I am using my ati 4670 to display picture (which works great) and sound (which doesn't work at all) through hdmi. ...