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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Why Ubuntu can't play MP3 files by default

Why Ubuntu can't play MP3 files by default? I was going to ask a bit more detailed question but I won't. It's just ridiculous.
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Per-app volume control (16.04 LTS)

I'd like to control the volume on each application I use in Ubuntu, but in Sound settings --> Applications and in pavucontrol I only get Chrome and System sounds. How can I control the volume of ...
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Audio works fine in Try Ubuntu but not after installation

I give up. Audio over DisplayPort or HDMI works fine on GTX 680 on both 14.04 and 16.04 when I choose Try Ubuntu but not once it is installed. I have wasted over a day with different drivers and ...
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No sound from speakers after headphones have been used - Ubuntu 16.04

I boot Ubuntu 16.04; speakers (plugged into read analog audio output) work fine. Audio configuration after boot - speakers work: Then, I plug in headphones to from headphone jack; speakers stop ...
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No sound on imac g5 (2005), running ubuntu mate 15.10

I have no sound. There are no devices in sound settings, and gnome-alsamixer does not show any sound cards (alsamixer was not found by apt-get). I have tried the advice in ...
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How do I rip audio from a DVD?

I remember reading a long time ago how you can rip the audio (music) from a DVD and convert it to a usable/readable format. I can't find that article any more. Can anybody help me?
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When jackd process runs i can't hear anything

I installed VMPK and to make it work I had to install qsynth. After my installation of qsynth i had a lot of errors (like can't load driver module alsa, etc.) so I decided to reinstall jackd and then ...
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Sound output only available if powered on since startup

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit, but I had the same problem with 14.04 as well. I use a Philips stereo as primary sound output device via a USB cable. If i start my computer with the stereo turned off i ...
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Sound playing ok on speakers & headphones, but not TV

I just assembled PC thats intended to be HTPC. The motherboard has DVI output, regular audio in/out/mic. It also has SPDiF output. The problem I have is that I can play audio on speakers but when I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: I still hear sound from laptop speakers when headphones connected

When I connect headphones to laptop with 13.10 I hear sound from speakers and from headphones at same time. How to fix this? 64bit, lenovo y570
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SonicMaster subwoofer doesn't work on Asus N56DY (Ubuntu 16.04)

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus N56DY and now external subwoofer doesn't work. What should I do to fix it? lspci | grep Audio 00:01.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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Rhythmbox starts muted at launch. Changing volume has no effect on playback

Rhythmbox has recently started malfunctioning on my ubuntu 16.04. It always starts muted and changing the volume(system volume or the volume control from rhythmbox) has no effect whatsoever. I am sure ...
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Mouse becomes unusable after Corsair Headset

I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS (You can view the system details here) on my PC and have recently experienced an apparent common fault - when turning on the Corsair Void Headset, my mouse becomes ...
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Web Browser no Sound USB G930

I am using the Logitech G930 Gaming Headset on Mageai with the KDE desktop environment. Within Chromium I am unable to hear any sounds; the volume button indicates noise when I manually adjust the ...
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sound volume settings doesn't do anything

I installed Ubuntu the other day, and I am quite new to it. I've noticed that the sound volume setting at the top right hand side of the screen doesn't affect the volume of my media players (it may ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 Intermitent Sound

Every few seconds, sound stops for a second or so. In sound manager, all inputs/outputs disappear, being replaced with the message: "Establishing connection to PulseAudio. Please wait." syslog has ...
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No HDMI sound. Asus HDMI monitor and Asus A78M-A motherboard

Ok. I've got a Asus A78M-A motherboard with a AMD A8-6600K processor. I just got a new monitor Asus HDMI VS238 monitor. I'd figure I would use the HDMI cable when I got it all hooked up the video is ...
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Microphone is not working in Skype

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and Skype. My mic is not working. I have 1 mic attached to the system and another one in my headphone (Beats by Dr. Dre). I followed these steps: Turn PulseAudio autospawn ...
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Videos Play with twice the normal speed, no sound

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Ideapad 500 laptop, and I have the problem that all my multimedia files( YouTube, VLC , RhythmBox) are playing at twice the normal speed, with no sound. What ...
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Update making any/all emails sound notification

I am using BQ Aquaris 4.5. I updated my phone yesterday when prompted. I have a problem now. I use gmail, I only used to get notifications for emails coming into my "primary" tab. Now with the update ...
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No audio device detected for an Asus X206H netbook under ubuntu 16,04, what should I do?

I just bought an Asus X206H netbook and installed a 16,04 ubuntu. The main problem is that I can't get any sound out of it. Apparently it doesn't detect any audio device Here's what lspci -v returns ...
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No hdmi audio after suspend

My problem is that when I wake up the computer after suspend I don't have audio with HDMI. Well, there is "audio" but it's like playing a song and hearing 1 second every 10 minutes and very distorted. ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth issues-Headset will connect but stops all playback of audio

I am using a set of Plantronics BBGO2's. They worked on 14.04 but they arent working on 16.04. I go into the bluetooth menu and find my headset, click to sync up but disconnects as soon as i exit the ...
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When playing mkv movie by vlc media player, sometimes I only get the video not the audio

I have VLC media player installed on Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit. The problem is when I play movies that are in .mkv format using VLC it sometimes cannot play the sound of the movie and I only see the video. ...
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No sound on any of the Ubuntu versions

I have a fairly old gateway with Intel 64 bit, I've run Ubuntu for quite some time along with windows XP, my sound card on windows works just fine however now that XP is not supported I decided to go ...
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Headphones not working in 16.04

I have spent some time searching around the various threads relating to headphone issues in Ubuntu and none of the answers seem to resolve my issue, so I will post it here. This problem started a ...
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Create video file with multiple audio tracks?

I have an animated movie in three different languages. The picture is exactly the same for each langauge, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into one, so that I have a ...
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Can't install the X-Fi driver from the Creative site

Because I can't adjust the bass/treble levels through alsamixer I tried installing the drivers for my X-Fi Titanium Pro card from the creative website. The Readme file tells me to just execute make ...
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No sound from bluetooth headset, but its detected

I have an bluetooth headset connected to my computer, the buttons play/pause/volume are working fine, but i have no sound in the headset, but in the speaker of the computer. In fact i played with the ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 all HDMI options show “unplugged”

I tried the answer shown in Ubuntu thinks HDMI audio is unplugged, but all the options show as "unplugged." How can I get an option that's not "unplugged"? The video works fine, but not the audio.
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Unable to get audio through HDMI connection to TV with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble getting audio through my TV which is connected via HDMI. The item is available (HDMI / DisplayPort 2) via sound settings, but it doesn't play any sound. I'm able to get the volume ...
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Bluetooth speaker no sound in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Kubuntu 16.04 my JBL Flip 2 bluetooth speaker no longer works. It connects just fine, and the sound is set to use A2DP sink with the speaker, but I get no sound. I found some ...
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HP 450 G3: Sound issue (15.10 worked fine / upgrade on 16.04 no sound)

I have a new HP 450 G3 I installed Ubuntu 15.10; No sound. Then I changed intel.conf: sound worked fine until 3 days ago. New files were recommended by Ubuntu: I agreed, files were installed, since ...
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Converting from mp4 to Xvid avi using avconv?

I normally use avidemux to convert mp4s to Xvid AVI for my Philips Streamium SLM5500. Normally I select MPEG-4 ASP (Xvid) at Two Pass with an average bitrate f 1500kb/s for video and AC3 (lav) audio ...
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Headphone permanent background noise on Dell M4800

When using headphones in a Dell M4800 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, I hear constant background white noise as soon as the audio system turns on. The noise disappears only when all sound is muted.
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no sound after suspend/resume

I have no audio on lubuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend. I tried sudo alsa force-reload to no avail. Sound works after reboot. Please help.
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forwading and backwarding the audio file by 10 seconds [on hold]

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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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Is there a program for computer audio playback transcription?

Is there a program for computer audio playback voice to text transcription?
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Sound speakers problem in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work. How to add speakers option in sound setting. Can anyone help me? I tried to solve this problem more than 3 months. ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no sound at laptop speakers but working on headset

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspiron. I could not hear sound in my laptop. But i can hear sound via headset and external speakers. In sound setting there is no speakers option. In my laptop ...
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Sound card driver issues?

I decided to run Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on an Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11. Ubuntu installed and loaded normally, and I decided to listen to music. I noticed there was no sound. I tried testing ...
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Installed Lubuntu 16.04 version no audio now

I apologize if I am to vague in my question/statement. I just installed LUbuntu 16.04 onto my laptop, which is a HP Pavilion G6 series, AMD Processor, and it does have an HDMI port. I can't seem to ...
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After 14.04 update video/totem won't play midi

Prior to the upgrade, I could be on wikipedia and play the 'play' links fine where totem would open a window and have screen graphics go on. Now, after researching, installing VLC and it's extensions, ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut not working

I want a keyboard shortcut to mute my system microphones unless I'm on a conference call or something and WANT it to be on. It wouldn't be ideal - I wish it were system wide with an indicator with a ...
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How to force audio from speakers and headphone

Im looking to install ubuntu on my laptop, problem is that I damaged the headphone socket and it thinks there is always headphones plugged in. I know in windows I can force audio to play from both the ...
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Pulseaudio drops HDMI output at screen power save

I recently upgraded my media center computer from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 (in-place upgrade, via 15.10). One new problem has been introduced: I use the HDMI output for audio. When the screen goes to ...
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Choppy and Distorted Audio

I have exactly the same problem as explained in this question, however the question is very old and the provided answers doesn't work so I decided to ask the question again: Sound from audio,video ...
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Disable On Board Speaker and allo audio only through aux port

I am trying to create a custom command that will allow me to disable my device's on-board speaker. However I would then like the ability to only produce sound from the headphones AUX port. Is this ...