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What is the difference between sound drivers in Ubuntu 10 and newer versions?

I am trying to jump from XP and would like to use Ubuntu as it has everything I require. The problem I am having is that I cannot get the sound to work. I have installed older versions an the sound ...
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Headphones not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Gateway M-6801m laptop, my speakers work great, but when I plug my headphones, the sound is instantly muted (although the icon in the panel says that it isn't muted), I tried using different ...
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1answer
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How can I record Skype conversations?

We are a small company and we have a help desk service to support our clients. We want to use Skype to provide voice live support. This is the easy part. What we need also, is to be able to record ...
2
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1answer
745 views

5.1 USB Headphones not recognized [closed]

I have a pair of 5.1 Bluetooth headphones that connect to any PC via bluetooth or USB. For some reason my Ubuntu 10.10 laptop won't read the headphones and won't even allow me to use them. The best it ...
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2answers
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Logitech USB Headset not working

When I plug my USB headset in, it does not appear as hardware device within the sound preferences. However, it is present in lsusb: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 046d:0a14 Logitech, Inc. It works fine in ...
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2answers
223 views

Sound works for only one user at a time

I've noticed that sound becomes unavailable to me when someone else is logged into my machine and playing music (or has facebook open) in the other account. I've had to ask them to unlock their ...
0
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1answer
158 views

Sound is played in a loop without mouse or keyboard activity [closed]

I have a weird problem with my linux. if I run a mp3-file with the rhythm box or also run a video in youtube that results in that if I do not move my mouse or touch the keyboard for about 3 seconds, ...
2
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1answer
2k views

Intel HDMI Audio Out doesn't show up in Sound preferences

UPDATE: Audio Out over HDMI was detected correctly and works fine after installing Ubuntu. The original question is below, but I'm now more interested in why it worked after the Install but not the ...
2
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2answers
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No sound on a realtek AC97

I just installed Ubuntu 10.10 and I've no sound. I tried few method suggested in ubuntu forums like reinstall alsa but nothing works? My PC is old and my audio card is Realtek's AC'97. Any suggestions ...
2
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2answers
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Headphones phones don't work on my Toshiba Satellite L655d-S5066 laptop

I'm using a toshiba satellite L655d-S5066 my headphones don't work is there a way to fix them using ubuntu or is this a sacrifice to use ubuntu.
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3answers
538 views

Recording output while listening to it

I've tried to record the output of my acer laptop, using audio recorder and outrec. But for some reason, I'm able to do so, just when I change my sound profile to digital stereo duplex, and then I'm ...
2
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0answers
304 views

Lingot not detecting sound from microphone [closed]

I installed lingot(guitar tuner- http://freshmeat.net/projects/lingot/) on Ubuntu but it doesn't seem to be detecting the sounds from the microphone. I'm using Ubuntu 10.10. Thanks
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How can I add the volume/sound manager to my panel

Somehow I don't have the sound manager in my panel on Ubuntu 10.10. How can I add it? It is not in the list of panels that I can add.
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1answer
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Launches the audio player whenever trying to open any directory

Am a new linux user and recently installed ubuntu 10.10 on my netbook.however it has this strange bug where whenever i click to open any directory instead it launches the default audio ...
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162 views

Audio is not working on Macbook Air 3,2 [closed]

What info should I provide in order to answer this question? Thanks.
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3answers
491 views

What is the best way to record audio into my desktop?

I asked yesterday about how to configure Audacity, which I found out doesn't work right with Pulse Audio. I have since removed them and am looking for the best way to set up a DAW on my desktop.
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1answer
703 views

How to associate hardware volume control to USB speakers?

My Xubuntu system recognizes my speakers, and I can change the mixer settings to make them the active sound device, but no matter what I do, the hardware dial will only affect the onboard sound ...
3
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2answers
897 views

How to use Epos?

When I installed epos: sudo apt-get install epos and try to use say: say hello the terminal says: ...
3
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1answer
6k views

Get Creative soundcard working correctly

I am trying to get sound going on my fresh install of 10.10. I have a creative fatlity branded sound card. My ALSA information. Most things seems to be working out of the box, once I turned off my ...
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1answer
991 views

Fix pavucontrol Alsa mixer with creative card

I have been desperately trying to get my creative x-fi soundcard to work with my 10.10 install and I am almost there! I have 1 speaker working and when I open volume control I see that my device is ...
2
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1answer
1k views

Reinstall Sound Preferences

I am running 10.10 and it has been a nightmare getting my X-fi soundcard to work with it. But I finally have sound coming out of 1 speaker. Anyway, somehow during the whole ordeal of trying to get ...
1
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1answer
202 views

No audio after clean installation

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 10.10, and I have no audio. My Windows partition has no problem with the audio card and an 10.04 32 bit version recognised the audio card after the install. This one ...
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5answers
2k views

Deactivate volume amplification?

I would like to deactivate the amplification feature on my sound volume slider. Using any amplification makes the sound really bad with clipping sounds taking over. It's really annoying to have to ...
2
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0answers
518 views

Input and Alternate Audio Output not working [closed]

I own Toshiba Satellite Pro C650 and it is running Ubuntu 10.10. I also have Windows 7 installed on other drive. My notebook has built-in speakers and an audio output jack. In Windows 7, when I ...
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1answer
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How to detect Creative Sound blaster Audigy 2?

I have installed a pci 7.1 sound card Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2, on my 10.10 Ubuntu 64 bit installation. I have disabled the on board sound card from bios. I boot and the system cannot recognize ...
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2answers
1k views

How do I use my headphones and microphone?

The headphones and microphone on my Ubuntu 10.10 work fine. But when I start an audio conversation using empathy or pidgin, my computer hangs, the microphone doesn't work, and I can't record anything. ...
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2answers
704 views

Google Talk Plugin in GMail on MacBook 2,1

I'd like to use the chat section in GMail to make phone calls. I've downloaded and installed the Google Talk plugin, and it acts like it knows what it's doing. But when I try to make calls, the ...
7
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10answers
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Microphone not working at all in Skype

I have been able to get the built-in microphone (it's an Acer laptop) to not only work, but work perfectly in Ubuntu's own Sound Recorder, but when starting up Skype, there's no sign of my microphone ...
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3answers
4k views

Reset audio to fresh installation configuration

I messed up the audio on my 10.10 installation. I had a problem of having no sound when plugging in the headphones and following many different solutions for that problem I (de)installed several ...
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2answers
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No Sound for Dell Optiplex GX520

I have fresh installed ubuntu 10.10 (maverick) for my desktop pc. The audio is on board and have small speaker inside the CPU. The problem is there has no audio. Anyone could help me or any method ...
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2answers
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Why does sound stop working after a while?

I don't know how to reproduce this problem, because I don't regularly play music or sound. All I know is that, sometimes, I'll load a video (from youtube or from a local file) and there will be no ...
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0answers
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Bad sound quality and headphones not working [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Poor sound quality and headphones not working Using Ubuntu 10.10 on a HP Pavilion t3019.es, which has a Realtek ALC880 soundcard. It has 6 rear jack outputs, plus ...
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2answers
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“Waiting for Sound System to respond.” error dialog

I'm having a nasty problem with the Sound Menu on my Ubuntu 10.10 Installation. What happens is that the sound control icon is blocked, and I can't control the master volume. If I try to get to the ...
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1answer
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How can I automatically switch to USB headset when plugged in?

Whenever I plugged in my old audio jack headset, sound was immediately diverted from my speakers to the headset speakers, and the microphone was immediately available. When I plug in my new USB ...
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4answers
2k views

Dual sound from headphones and speakers

I have tried everything from this question and this question and I have nothing. I have an asus K50IJ and I just can not seem to get head phones working solo. According to lspci I have 00:1b.0 ...
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0answers
131 views

Using extra features on Mac & iDevice supported headphones [closed]

I bought some headphones and was wondering if I could find any drivers that could support the mic, the volume buttons, and playlist navigation button. I am not positive, but the drivers used by the ...
4
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1answer
630 views

No sound when running in Parallels 6

I'm getting no sound from my Ubuntu 10.10 Desktop install on Parallels 6. I have enabled User sound, and checked my inputs and outputs. I am using an iMac 2.66GHz i5.
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1answer
2k views

Getting SigmaTel STAC9227 front audio jacks to work [closed]

I run Ubuntu 10.10 on my Intel DG965RY. My front audio ports don't work in Ubuntu, the rear one does. I never got it working earlier when I had Ubuntu 10.04 but this time I am going to try it again. ...
6
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1answer
237 views

Is there a way to enable the media keys when the screen is locked?

I own a Dell Studio XPS 16. The media keys work fine when logged in, but stop working after the screen is locked. Although I can imagine this being classified under the 'feature, not a bug' class, in ...
8
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2answers
1k views

Unable to mount Audio Disc

When I insert an audio disc, I get this message: Unable to mount Audio Disc Location is not mountable I use ubuntu 10.10 What can I do to fix this? Thanks.
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3answers
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Howto convert audio files to *.m4a?

I want to convert a lot of *.flac and some high bitrate *.mp3 files to *.m4a files. I want to use a fixed bitrate of 192kb (stereo) and want to keep the audiotags (except of, obviously, the tag ...
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3answers
1k views

No sound after installing a new Graphics Card

I've just upgraded my graphics card to an Asus Geforce 210 and now my system has no sound. I've ran Update Manager and the Additional Drivers utility which installed the latest Nvida driver. The ...
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3answers
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How can I rip an audio CD to an ISO image?

It seems I have found directions for using brasero to rip a CD to .iso file, but according to that, brasero is three(3) kinds of broken. recording image as cdrdao does not work, even after ...
2
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2answers
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Audio Stutters at gdm

Ok I have a problem every 2 times out of 3 I login (I cant be specific it fairly random) I get a Stuttering GDM warning (not the login sound just the Bell sound to wake you up) the only way to stop it ...
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3answers
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Audio CDs will not Auto-mount Correctly

When I try to play any audio CD in Ubuntu 10.10 the following message appears. What is causing this problem with mounting an audio CD in the Ubuntu environment ? I need to resolve this issue ...
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1answer
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Missing Sound After Cleanup and Moving of Home Directory

First, I used Ubuntu Tweak's clean up feature, so I may have accidentally removed something important through that... So I just moved my home folder from the main partition to it's own partition so ...
5
votes
2answers
601 views

DJPlay: No sound coming out

I installed JACK and DJPlay on Ubuntu 10.10, they seem to launch and connect fine. Then I open audio files in DJPlay, and start playing them, the oscilloscopes start moving. But no sound comes out. ...
2
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2answers
437 views

Rhythmbox sound cuts, cracks when other programs are running

I upgraded to Ubuntu 10.10. When Firefox or my photo album is open the sound in Rhythmbox cracks and cuts like someone scratching a disc with a needle. On its own or with Evolution open the sound is ...
2
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2answers
6k views

How to remove Nvidia HDMI audio output in PulseAudio? [closed]

At each reboot, PulseAudio set the profil "HDMI Audio Output" as the default one. So, at each reboot, I haven't the sound under Maverick, and need to reconfigure it each time, to the "Analog Output" ! ...
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2answers
487 views

How do I record sound on a Thinkpad Edge 11?

I Cannot record sound - so neither empathy nor any SIP software works. I am updateing it regularly. I am 100% sure that this is a driver problem - I installed Fedora and had same problem with sound. ...