Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers/headset to the transfer of audio signals via audio port, bluetooth and HDMI.

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Creative Sound Blaster Z not working under Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Creative Sound Blaster Z and am running Ubuntu 14.10. I have been searching for quite a while about the problem with the Creative Sound Blaster Z not working under the 64-bit Linux Kernel. ...
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unsupported configuration: hda-duplex not supported in this QEMU binary

I am trying to create a virtual machine using virtual machine manager.(KVM) following this tutorial . I have reached up to step 5. Then I clicked finish button. And I saw this error: I tried ...
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Amarok doesn't play any songs

I've recently installed Kubuntu 15.10. After adding my local library to amarok, it doesn't play anything. Double click on a song does nothing. No errors etc. Playing songs/video in VLC is working ...
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when restart my laptop noise appear

I bought hp probook 450 g3 7i after installed ubuntu 15.10 does'nt sound. I created a new file in /etc/modprobe.d/intel.conf and added fllowing options: options snd-hda-intel single_cmd=1 options ...
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Cutting of audio files

I was looking for software which is able to cut audio files into smaller pieces, for example I set seconds and miliseconds for beginning and end of cutting, and then I can save cut content as new ...
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Electrical white noise headphones

I have installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my HP Pavilion p042nd laptop next to Windows. When I plug in my headphones there is a static noise and a white noise like noise. This does not happen in Windows, does ...
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Sopcast player sound problem

My sopcast player has problems with sound. When player starts there is sound only for few seconds after it disappears. What can i do?
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bluetooth devices not showing in ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 and windows 8.1 dual boot. And in my ubuntu OS I got Bluetooth installed in it. I wanted to connect my bluetooth device, like my phone, my bluetooth headphones etc. But it does not ...
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bluetooth headset problem (Ausdom m04 with bluetooth 4.0)

I have a bluetooth headset (Ausdom m04). At first, I couldn't set up the device as the laptop couldn't find the device. Then, after a couple of hours, I managed to connect it but there was no sound. ...
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Headset bluetooth scanned as unknown on Ubuntu 14.04

I got bluetooth headset some days ago and since then I've tried to pair it with my notebook that contains Ubuntu 14.04 installed on it, but it hasn't worked so far. In order to pair it I tried blueman ...
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Airplay sink no longer visible in pulseaudio

I'm trying to send audio over airplay (RAOP) from Ubuntu 14.04. The pulseaudio-module-raop in Ubuntu used to support my 2nd-gen Airport Express, but it no longer appears in my list of pulseaudio ...
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No sound in headphones after upgrade to 15.10

I have problem, that there is absolutely no sound from headphones. When I upgraded to 15.10 the sound worked, but suddenly it stopped after system update. I have ThinkPad T440s laptop. Thanks.
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Built-in microphone not working on Acer Aspire

Newbie here, so please excuse anything trivial I may have missed. I have a Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-592G. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it, and it is working mostly fine. One thing ...
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Setting the default ALSA device for Pulseaudio

I recently got an external soundcard/DAC (Fiio E17) and am currently trying to properly configure it on my Ubuntu 12.04 installation. When plugging it in via USB, it's immediately recognized and shows ...
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No audio output devices detected in new computer build with Skylake (Z170) motherboard in 14.04

I'm guessing the problem is that my motherboard is very recent; it's a Gigabyte GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 using the new Z170 (Skylake) chipset. The output of lspci -v shows two "Audio device" blocks, but I ...
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linux driver for ICEpower ASUS SonicMaster [on hold]

It's my first Linux experience (mint, o.k., but it's an ubuntu derivat, isn't it?). I bought an ASUS UX303U with „audio by ICE Power“ and got rid of Windows 10 by installung Mint 17.2. Everything is ...
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No sound after upgrading to 15.10

Situation: After seeing the EOL reminder I decided to upgrade my 15.04 to 15.10 and I did so using the terminal (sudo do-release-upgrade -d) without any problems during the upgrade. After the ...
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Restoring setings in Windows 7 after Dual mode with Ubuntu

I am a new user of Ubuntu. Until recently I used only Windows 7 on my computer. Ever since I set up Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my computer to run in Dual mode with Windows 7, I have noticed the following ...
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Headphones not working on Alienware 17R2

I have an alienware 17 r2 with Ubuntu 15.04 installed. I have most drivers working however I can't seem to get an audio from headphones when I plug them in. The sound always seems to play only with ...
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JACK breaks audio. How do I fix it?

Audio was working fine until I tried to use qjackctl and qsynth to play a MIDI keyboard. I followed this answer* to setup the keyboard and it worked. But then I noticed other applications couldn't ...
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Sound issue on Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot [on hold]

I have a dual boot of Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7. Recently after starting windows to play a game Ubuntu would no play any sounds. looking in the sound settings there are no input or output devices ...
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Dell Inspirion no audio

I installed Lubuntu on a dell inspirion lap top and cannot find the icon for the speakers. I have updated all drivers installed Alsa and wily wolf
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Ubuntu 15.04 - setup the headphone volume to 100% not speaker volume to 100% [on hold]

Ubuntu 15.04 is used in a call-center. Where they are using this PC Agent have random headphone to listen audio, so they connect or unplug the headphone in the Asus speaker output jack. The moment ...
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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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“No devices available” in USB settings of guest OS

I am trying to connect my sound card and MIDI device directly to VirtualBox guest Windows 10 64-bit. I've done the following: Added current user to vboxusers group Installed VirtualBox 5.0.14 ...
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Audio stops working after playing one item on kodi

I have an ubuntu box running with pulseaudio and kodi, playing audio over HDMI. After I play one video my audio stops working for all next video files. If I restart pulse audio with pulseaudio -k ...
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Troubleshooting Ubuntu Sounds Issues with Working Speakers

I'm still very new to Ubuntu and I'd like some help troubleshooting sound problems and I don't know where to start. Specifically, I've hooked up my speakers and can play audio through them (with ...
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No sound on laptop speakers on an Acer Aspire 6920

Computer: Acer Aspire 6920 Card: HDA Intel Chip: Realtek ALC889 My problem is that the laptop build-in speakers don't play any sound. When i plug in my headphones the sound works normally, the same ...
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Radeon HD 3000 drivers for Ubuntu 14.04.3? HDMI overscan problems

Please be patient with me, I haven't used a linux distro since slackware in the late 90's and have since forgotten everything I once knew. Anyways, I've installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 on my main HTPC ...
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Best Operating System for Nokia Booklet [on hold]

I own an old Nokia Booklet 3G. I've tried to update it as much as possible for fast and reliable usage. I'm currently using it for my school tasks and it is pretty small, and has good battery (5-7 ...
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lost sound in internal speakers after installing pulseaudio

I have an all-in-one desktop with Lubuntu 14.04.3 installed. In order to be able use Skype I installed pulseaudio. I used to be able to change volume with alsamixer so that I could hear things out of ...
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Unable to play or edit .m4a files on fresh Lubuntu 15.10 installation

I have some m4a files I would like to edit with Audacity, but Audacity crashes when I try to open the files. In attempting to solve the problem, I found that I'm not able to play m4a files either. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sound problems,no sound at all

I have tried everything to solve incapability of skype to recognize my webcam.But now I can not even listen the youtube.How to solve this?I am adding how my alsamixer looks like.
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Problem With Audio and Video

When playing video or audio files or video and audio on the internet I face the same problem. They video plays in fast forward and there is no sound and the audio also plays in fast forward with no ...
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How to strip off all but audio from an mp4 file?

I have an .mp4 file with both audio and visual, however I want an .mp4 file with just audio, so how can I just strip off the rest? Is there an application which will allow me to do that? I am running ...
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Multiple snowball devices detected in Audacity in Ubunt14.04 64bit

I plug-in the brand new snowball USB microphone in Ubunt14.04 64bit desktop edition. Audacity software gives these 8 options as recording devices below. If I start monitoring in Audacity with any ...
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Black screen flash during video

I am watching videos, not in full screen but full window, running from my laptop to tv via hdmi, at random moments the tv goes black for a second and loses sound but video does not stop. Is there ...
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speakers not working

I can hear the sound from my laptop speakers on the startup but after that when I try to play any music on VLC I don't hear any sound. I can't even hear any sound on youtube so it's not the problem ...
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No Audio Input from a Behringer Interface

I'm just starting with Ubuntu, in fact, I have been using Ubuntu for less than 24 hours. I have a problem that I've searched all over the internet and haven't found anything usefull. I'm using a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Audio pitched over HDMI

The audio output from the speakers of my laptop is fine, but when I attempt to play audio and video on an LG tv using an HDMI cable, I do get a picture and sound, but the sound and picture are both ...
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xps 15 9950 ubuntu 14.04 no audio input

I am running 14.04 on an XPS 15 9950 (late 2015). The audio card is an HDA Intel PCH, the cpu is the Intel Skylake. My problem is that no audio input device is detected. running alsamixer and ...
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bluetooth does not appear in pulseaudio as a possible source/sink

I am trying to setup my ubuntustudio 14.04 , 64bit as a bluetooth audio sink (service a2snk in a2DP), so that I can redirect music from the android phone to the pc and from there to my speakers. I am ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 headphones not detected

after searching the forums i have not found a solution to my problem. I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E555 20DH. I am using headphones that are working for sure, i tested them on ...
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Is it possible to use HDMI port as audio input port?

I have a device connected to my Dell Inspiron N5110 laptop through the HDMI port. this device plays sounds and I want to use my laptop as speakers for it. is it possible to do that? if yes, any ...
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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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Ubuntu 15.10 and Asus Xonar Essense STX

Ubuntu 14.04.3 was working perfectly fine with this card. When I installed Ubuntu 15.10, I got no sound, however the card has been detected properly (to the best of my knowledge). Another hint - ...
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Constant noise in headphones

Today a new problem cropped up in my HP Probook 430 G3 with Ubuntu 14.04. I noticed that my earphones and speakers were simultaneously playing so I tried out various options from here on AskUbuntu ...
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Why does HDMI sound fail?

On the following machines, my HDMI sound doesn't work: 1> Raspberry Pi 2 with Raspbian (Debian Jessie based GNU-Linux) tested with the following monitors: a) Sharp Big Screen TV b) ViewSonic 1080p ...
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I have a problem with my sound on my dell xps 13 9343

[Dell XPS 13 9343, bIOS A07 and kernel 4.2] Tried many things and nothing worked in a permanent manner. I feel like I have the same exact problem as this guy, but with Ubuntu 15.10 : ...
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How can I get my built-in microphone to work on a Lenovo G770?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G770. The internal mic works fine in Windows 7. The mic is recognized and unmuted, but it just isn't detecting any sound. I tried messing around with ...