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1answer
62 views

Sound indicator issues after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded t 14.04 yesterday and now the sound indicator disappears every time I run Pithos. Also the media keys don't work. I tried showkey, and the system reads the keys fine, but nothing happens. ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

Does Ubuntu 12.04 have a sounds folder to help set my email notification?

Does Ubuntu 12.04 have a stock sounds folder with some sounds I can use to set my email notification and other kind of notifications? I am looking for something centralized, like in /usr/share not a ...
0
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0answers
29 views

No Sound meter in panel

My sound did not work originally... as stated here Weird Sound Issues However, Randomly it started to work now :) How do I get the sound meter on the taskbar? Right clicking does not do anything ...
0
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0answers
108 views

indicator-sound not visible at startup, 13.10

My indicator-sound is not visible at startup if and only if I start muted. If I start with sound enabled (i.e. unmuted) it is visible at startup. By increasing the sound with the hardware-keys, the ...
0
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0answers
106 views

no sound indicator or sound settings after playing with hda-jack-retask

I was playing with hda-jack-retask (changed mic input to line out output), after I finished everything was ok, system settings showed new device in sound tab, after few restarts that what happens: In ...
0
votes
1answer
96 views

GUI to control sound

Is there any good GUI app to control my sound settings? When I use Ubuntu, I use the sound indicator and have no problems with sound configuration. Unfortunately, sometimes sound stops working when I ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Wrong audio level indication

Volume indicator in panel shows wrong info. For instance when i decrease it to like %60, its zero at and below this value in real.That happens on different distros.Here is my audio adapter 00:1b.0 ...
33
votes
1answer
30k views

Volume indicator issue after xubuntu 13.10 upgrade

Last night I decided to upgrade my system to the latest version of Xubuntu, 13.10. The process went fine, but now I'm facing this strange issue. There is no sound settings available in the settings ...
0
votes
0answers
99 views

Audio works but indicator and sound settings not working

I've been messing around trying to get a Firewire audio interface to work on Ubuntu and during the process my indicator volume and Outputs and Inputs in Sound Settings are all greyed out and my ...
0
votes
1answer
97 views

Not able to see the sound indicator in system notifications

This is what happened. Skype used to crash continuously I removed pulseaudio Put gnome-alsamixer The sound indicator stopped showing up I uninstalled gnome-alsamixer Made pulseaudio start again I ...
0
votes
0answers
63 views

Integrating MOC/P (Music on Console Player) with sound menu

I have used Coverglobus (http://gloobus.net/coverglobus/) which I had configured with MOC so that the basic track operations such as next, previous, pause and play can be controlled. I was wondering ...
0
votes
1answer
264 views

Sound Menu options are disabled

Accidentally I have removed the pulse audio from my Ubuntu 12.04. But after that I am unable to use the sound applet options of changing output, input volumes and unable to test the output speakers. ...
0
votes
1answer
527 views

not able to change volume in ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 I am unable to change volume and the devices are not shown in sound setting in root , but in guest session ,it is working well.
1
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0answers
201 views

Where did the volume slider go? [closed]

i upgraded to 12.10 2 days ago and that time the volume slider in the sounds menu was perfectly present! but the lst time i switched on the laptop,now its gone! only "Volume" can be seen written! ...
1
vote
3answers
3k views

Sound works but no device shown in the Sound settings

Following a troubleshooting post I've found out that my driver is recognized in fact but is not listed at the sound settings and I think because of this my cinnamon sound applet will not appear. ...
1
vote
0answers
205 views

Volume level changes by itself [closed]

My volume level changes all by itself,without me touching physical buttons or the indicator or something at all. It usually decreases the volume every 30 seconds or so,but sometimes it mutes it ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I reinstall the sound icon / sound menu?

I was trying to fix a problem a long time ago with my sound by removing alsa/puleaudio and reinstalling things that I didn't understand. Now my sound is messed up. The volume keys on my keyboard ...
2
votes
0answers
134 views

How to make popup volume bar linear instead of pixely box?

I used to have a nice sleek-looking linear popup volume slider bar like this: Now I have a pixelly volume slider box whenever I change the volume on my keyboard: How do I change my pop-up ...
3
votes
1answer
3k views

Sound settings panel empty on 12.04

After trying to fix my subwoofer problem sound indicator icon is always showing dashes and Sound Settings panel is empty (no audio profiles available, screen attached). Strange that the sound itself ...
1
vote
1answer
473 views

Sound is muted on startup with iBook G4 PPC

I have Ubuntu 12.04 running on a iBook G4 PPC. Every time I restart my sound is muted, how do I make it so the sound is automatically on. Sound does work, after bootup I can manually un-mute it
4
votes
0answers
568 views

how to silently adjust system volume? [duplicate]

I am using 12.04 LTS. Is there a way to properly disable that feedback sound when you are adjusting the volume? I would like to adjust the volume on my system without producing those "pops". ...
7
votes
3answers
13k views

How to switch 'default' sound device controlled by hardware keys in Xubuntu?

I installed xubuntu-desktop on a 12.04 Ubuntu upgrade after finding Gnome3 lacking. I've mostly been happy, but I've found an odd and frustrating bug. My laptop has two sound 'outputs' - an HDMI-out ...
5
votes
3answers
11k views

What is the 'Sound Settings' program's name in Ubuntu

I use Xubuntu. Recently I removed all Ubuntu/Unity related packages in the hope to have a more responsive and less cluttered system. Before I removed Ubuntu/Unity packages following using this ...
9
votes
1answer
18k views

Terminal command to set audio volume?

I have an external sound card which mostly works fine, except that when its first plugged in, or when I turn on my laptop, the volume gets set to 100%. That is, the overall system volume, as shown in ...
1
vote
1answer
493 views

Sound broken after installing updates - no hardware present, but some programs play sound [closed]

My problem: sound has been working great for 2-3 months until 2 days ago, when I installed some recommended updates. After reboot I've got the following issues: cannot control master volume through ...
1
vote
2answers
990 views

11.10 desktop alerts (volume change and terminal bell) stopped working but all other audio still works

All, My sound works just fine in 11.10 64-bit install on HP dm1-4050 Sandy Bridge notebook (e.g. audio works in Banshee, flash, games, browser, Thunderbird email notification, etc.), but the core ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

Volume icon missing after removing (and re-installing) pulseaudio

I reinstalled PulseAdio beacause I my indicator-sound just disappeared, but it didn't help. Strangely, I have installed indicator-sound and still don't have that sound control. Nay, I don't even ...
1
vote
4answers
1k views

No sound alerts for system events

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Inspiron N5030. Initially there were login sounds and all. But after some updates and software installation, now I'm not getting any alert sounds. However I get ...
8
votes
2answers
856 views

How to add mute/unmute for the sound menu in gnome shell?

The sound menu in gnome shell have no mute/unmute option. so if the sound is muted i have to open Sound Settings and unmute it,unlike unity i,e, i want to add a mute/Unmute button to gnome shell ...
2
votes
0answers
777 views

How do I reinstall my sound system? [closed]

How can I re-install sounds, it was working very fine. I tried fix an wine sound problem. but I broke my sound on Ubuntu. indicator-sound doesn't appear Linux alz3abi-linux 2.6.39-0-generic-pae ...
5
votes
3answers
3k views

Volume applet in the tray has gone. How can I get it back?

Ok, so I installed KDE on my Ubuntu 11.04 laptop. It worked ok, but I wanted to change back, and free up the space, so (having kept unity etc. installed), just rebooted into what GDM calls "Ubuntu". ...
8
votes
4answers
3k views

Why can the volume go higher than 100%?

How come the maximum volume on the sound menu isn't actually the maximum volume possible? If I select "Sound Preferences..." and look at the volume slider in the window, it can go quite a bit higher. ...
30
votes
5answers
8k views

How do I quit Banshee?

When I press the X button in Banshee's title bar, it hides, but the music continues playing. However, from time to time I need to quit Banshee completely. How can I do that? (pressing "close" from the ...
4
votes
2answers
4k views

“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 ...
3
votes
2answers
419 views

Sound Volume after boot always at loudest level

I installed 10.04 a couple of weeks ago. My primary OS is Windows and i could not install Linux up until very recently because of lack of hardware support for my notebook. 10.04 is the only ...