A sound theme is a collection of sounds used by the operating system to accompany various actions or situations.

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How can I play a custom sound when my battery is low?

I want my computer to play a custom sound file when my battery is low (say 10%). How can I do this? Thanks
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Can system event sounds be assigned in Ubuntu 14.04, rather than the default system sounds?

I was wondering if there is a way to use custom system event sounds in Ubuntu 14.04? The only settings available in the System Settings → Sounds tab is the default theme. If so, must this be ...
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How do I enable system sounds for 13.10?

I just upgraded from 10.10 to 13.10 with the new unity look, and The sounds start-up and shut-down sounds don't play any more, but I can see them in the folder. Why is this and how do I enable them ...
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Add clipboard event sounds

How can I add sound when system clipboard is updated? I use xclip under tmux, but other apps probably don't. Which interface should I use? Ideally this should work on all window managers (unless there ...
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How do I enable system sounds?

Lately I noticed that there aren't any sounds (beeps, boops, plinks, swooshes, etc.) when I press buttons of any sort or if an event happens, such as opening/closing a tab in chromium, pressing a ...
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How do I turn on the login startup sound theme? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I enable the old Africa Savana sound at the boot of Ubuntu 12.04? I remember old releases of Ubuntu, when started you got these African drums initiating your ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64x Alert Sounds dont work

When using Ubuntu 12.04 i've aquired the need to use the system Alert Sounds. I've been trying to make my SSH Shell play Alert Beeps ( "\a" ) back to me, but to no avail, I finally figured out that ...
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Unity alert sound stuck on bark

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, using the unity-2d desktop, I changed the alert sound to a bark and now I can't change it back to anything else. In Sound Settings, under the "Sound Effects" tab, ...
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How do I turn off click-button sounds in KDE in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

When I click on buttons in Chrome or various other buttons in KDE on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS blahblahblah, a sound is made. I can't seem to find a way to turn off these click noises. I really want to ...
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How can I disable the event sounds in Kubuntu?

I really don't like the sounds which Kubuntu plays during startup, or during thinks like moving a file to Trash. How can I disable all such notification sounds?
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Desktop notification sounds not working after recent upgrades

After recent updates, desktop notification sounds stopped working. For example, sounds in pidgin no longer work. But when I go to Pidgin sound preferences and preview the sounds, they work. Also the ...
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Cannot install sound theme in 11.10

I found some tutorials in Google Search about installing new sound theme for Ubuntu, I made a copy sound theme (folder) into /usr/share/sounds. It was easy to copy with commands but I cannot choose ...
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How to set custom system sounds [closed]

I would like to know how to change the system sounds in Ubuntu 11.10 to my sounds. I have .wav and I know I have to use .ogg. But still my sounds are executable files and system sounds are symbolic ...
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How do I switch to another sound theme?

I'd like to change default sound theme to ubuntustudio-sounds, but don't understand how to do this.
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How can I change some of the system sounds?

How can I change sounds in Ubuntu? Mainly I mean the sounds for startup, shutdown and warnings.