Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers to audio signals not being correctly transfered or not at all via Bluetooth or HDMI.

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Convert flac to m4a at 400Kps?

it's worth a try, I love linux and I have so many years using it but now there's only one thing that I cannot do, I have my music collection in flac and I always convert flac to m4a using nero aac ...
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Very low sound in ubuntu 13.04

This question may have been answered before but I have not found an answer so sorry if it has been asked multiple times. Title pretty much says it all, my sound is very low when I installed ubuntu ...
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No sound in xubuntu 14.10

having some curious problems with any audio playing from my new lenovo y50 laptop. I did a stock install of xubuntu as the only os on this machine. Haven't really tinkered with anything other than ...
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In Ubuntu 14.04 how do I change my default audio device?

I am linked up to bluetooth speakers and it works great, until my computer goes to sleep. Then when I get back on it has automatically switched from my bluetooth to my default on board audio. Is there ...
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Audio spikes to full power at random

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04.1LTS and I keep getting these annoying volume spikes at random. I'll be listening to something and the volume will spike to full blast. The only solution I've found is to ...
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No Audio on Ubuntu-Mini-Remix

I'm using ubuntu-mini-remix to build a network-booting live OS which loads a remote desktop client and logs users into their virtual desktop environments. I've gotten everything to work except the ...
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Can I downmix stereo audio to mono?

I have one speaker next to my computer which I use mostly as a headphone amplifier. On occasion I need to use it as a loudspeaker. Is it possible to quickly change the audio output from stereo to ...
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Audio card: ALSA works, pulseaudio can only record

I have an audio card Creative SoundBlaster Live 5.1 USB, this one that i have not been using for a couple of years. It worked fine back then. Now I plug it in and see this: pure ALSA works, plays and ...
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VLC sound looping after pause and play and no sound when skipping into the video

I am running Ubuntu on a chromebook. I downloaded VLC initially from the terminal and then from software center. Everything works great except for two problems: 1) if you pause and hit play again. ...
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How do I get sound from speakers instead of TV over HDMI

I'm a noob with this OS. I installed Ubuntu today and it's up and working surprisingly fast ^^ My only issue is: I got my PC connected to speakers and connected to my TV via HDMI, when I try to play ...
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Is there a way to enable “beats audio” from within Linux?

I got HP Pavilion dv6 7010ej, using beats audio, how can i enable full audio model support on it (including subwoofer etc.)? Sound Card: lspci says: Audio device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 ...
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how to Connect Bluetooth headset with laptop?

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1015 laptop, running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have a Nokia BH-108 bluetooth headset which I use with my Nokia device. I want to connect it with my laptop, tried many-a-times, but ...
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How to update audio device list? [on hold]

Whenever I plug in my headset, audio begins playing from it, but the volume keys continue to control the volume of the built-in speakers. The Sound menulet also does not recognize it. However, after ...
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How do I get WebEx fully working with Ubuntu 12.04?

I am trying to join a WebEx meeting from Ubuntu 12.04. I can join but I do not see the live chat messages, I hear no sound, and I cannot see the presentation. I have tried using Ubuntu 12.04 64-bit ...
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audio-recorder “start if sound” not working 14.04

Audio-recorder worked great for me in 13.04. Now, in 14.04 when I include the option start if sound as a timer in audio-recorder, then audio-recorder will just start recording on is own, and as soon ...
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HDMI sound working in Ubuntu 14.10 live USB, stops working after install

Configuration: AMD Kabini A4-5350 TV hooked up to onboard HDMI In the live disk version of Ubuntu 14.10 x64 HDMI sound output tests as working, and appears as the primary volume in the top right if I ...
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GTA IV under Wine/PlayOnLinux

I have tried playing GTA IV on PoL and Wine without luck. It works with every other game I have tried, including World of Tanks, Portal, Portal 2, Half-Life, BioShock, World of Warcraft, Garry's mod ...
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Change default sound device

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 my sound stopped working. I eventually figured out that Ubuntu had selected the HDMI sound device instead of my analogue speakers. I switched to the correct device and ...
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After installing Ubuntu my headphones don't work. What's the problem?

I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 in my laptop. In Ubuntu I can hear music fromm my headphones and my speakers without any problem. But I noticed that after I installed Ubuntu in my laptop the headphones ...
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Why doesn't the faac package support mp4?

In Ubuntu 13.10, faac doesn't support MP4. If you run faac --help you get: Freeware Advanced Audio Coder FAAC 1.28 Usage: faac [options] infiles ... Options: -q Set ...
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Lenovo e540 not producing hdmi audio to Samsung flatscreen

I have a Lenovo E540 Thinkpad that I bought because it was certified on the Ubuntu website with the intention of installing some form of Linux as the operation system. I started with Ubuntu 14.04. It ...
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How to get better Graphics and Sound?

When someone migrates from Windows to Linux, the first worries comes into mind that: "Will I get the same graphics and sound quality as I get in Windows?" because generally motherboard's vendors ...
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Volume Control keys duplicating on key press

For some odd reason, when I use my FN Volume control keys on my laptop, Ubuntu duplicates the input infinitely until I interrupt it by putting a window in full screen. I'm not sure why it's doing this ...
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Program, time schedule sounds (mp3, wav)

Im looking for a program which play certain sounds that I add - in the program - on different times. Have googled a lot but haven't found anything. Have a great day!
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microphone input is not working after upgrade

I updated my Ubuntu 14.04 system with: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade and now my external microphone doesn't work anymore (it was working yesterday and its works now on other devices) and I need ...
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Recording game audio with SimpleScreenRecorder

I'm following the tutorial at www.maartenbaert.be/simplescreenrecorder/recording-game-audio/ (PulseAudio: The Hard Way) to get SimpleScreenRecorder to record both the Monitor of Plantronics and ...
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No audio through speakers but headphones work fine

1I recently bought a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop. It came with Windows 7 preinstalled and eveything works fine with it. But I'm planning to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it and when I boot from a USB stick, ...
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After upgrading to 14.04 - audio stopped working

Tried to reinstall Alsa, Alsa lib - didn't help when calling 'sudo aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav' - I don't get any sound.
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missing sound-volume-applet

I am using ubuntu 12.10. I had some problems with my skype and audio. So I did the following and it's working fine now: sudo apt-get purge pulseaudio sudo apt-get autoremove sudo reboot After this ...
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USB headset connection appears to be competing with mouse

Occasionally, my USB headset (A Turtle Beach Earforce P12) suddenly has the left ear have double the volume, and the right ear has no sound go to it. There's no way that I can tell to fix this besides ...
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No sound through headphones

I'm using Elementary OS Luna, which is based on Ubuntu 12.04. The sound was working fine, but after a restart, I could hear only through the speakers on my laptop and there is no audio when I plug-in ...
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audio output problems

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. after the boot the audio from speakers is not coming as output.but it indicates the speakers is in full volume. it makes the sound as output soon after connecting the head ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 sound suddenly stopped, reinstall alsa, pulseaudio not helping

I have recently successfully upgraded my ubuntu to 14.04. However, I've realized today that the sound is not properly working. The sound stopped working while skyping. I logged out and still no ...
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Pulseaudio increase volume above 100% per channel

I'm using a bash script to start kodi (aka xbmc) in Ubuntu. The script adjusts the volume per channel for my 5.1 sound system: amixer -D pulse sset Master 90% amixer -D pulse sset 'Master' ...
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Strange Ubuntu Sound Problem

I've been having some...weird...Ubuntu sound troubles. My machine is a Lenovo thinkpad t420 and I put Ubuntu 14.04 on it completely (no partition) a month ago. I'm a huge fan of chrome and quickly ...
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How can I reinstall pulseaudio? (12.04 64bit)

I accidentally removed pulseaudio from my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I have tried reinstalling it using sudo apt-get install pulseaudio but my sound card doesn't appear in the list of the devices (in ...
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Audio Driver for Lenovo G500 DOLBY ADVANCED AUDIO v2

My laptop is Lenovo G500. Processor i5. 500GB HDD and 4GB RAM. When I used to have Windows, I could actually feel the Dolby sound. But after Ubuntu, the volume is already seems to b low or say not a ...
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Upgrade to 12.04 - No Audio Pulse Broken

Trying to fix audio output. NVIDIA GT 520 is the card so HDMI audio. It was working perfectly in 11.10. Following the steps at: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/So...otingProcedure Here is my ...
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Something wrong with audio input. My output (music) is what people in teamspeak here instead of anything coming from my mic

I'm pretty new to the world of Ubuntu but I've been having this problem that seems to persist through reinstalls. Initially the mic was working fine, everyone in teamspeak could here me, no problems. ...
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No sound using DVI to HDMI adapter

The sound is working when I switch to RGB but it's not working when I switch to HDMI (DVI-HDMI). Why is there no sound when using DVI to HDMI adapter? How can I fix it? **** List of PLAYBACK ...
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How can I fix my audio issues?

I'm running (k)ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L75D-A7283. Running AMD A4 quad core CPU, and AMD Radeon 8330 Integrated Graphics. I've had this problem for about 2 years now, but whenever I play a ...
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Headphones dissapeared from sound settings

I am on ubuntu 14.04 and using Siberia Elite headphones with their soundcard connected via USB cable to my laptop. But when I plug in the headphones(they are fully functional), it does wont do any ...
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Sound Driver is messed up, and mic doesn't work correctly under ubuntu 12

Quick Ubuntu12 sound pops on boot and shutdown, and MIC picks up non-existant static. Edit: please note, Audio out is fine. Issue On shutdown and boot I often hear a loud blast from the speakers ...
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HDMI is not displayed in the “Sound” settings on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I need some assistance, I have 2 laptops, a Toshiba and a DELL XPS M1330, the problem is using my DELL laptop, when I use the HDMI cable to use the TV as monitor the display works fine however the ...
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How to extract audio from Webm without transcoding?

Audio within mp4 and flv files is AAC, and a proper container for that is m4a. So, in order to extract sound from mp4 and flv I use a command like gnome-terminal -e "parallel avconv -i '{}' -map 0:1 ...
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Toshiba A200 very low volume on Lubuntu 14.04

A few days ago my Dad decided he was done with Windows on his, pretty old, laptop. He's got a Toshiba A200-1CN which has the Realtek ALC861-VD sound chip onboard. We decided it would be best to ...
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No sound and clear sound settings window [Ubuntu 14.10]

I know there are tons of topics about this but none seems to work... I've had this problem before with Ubuntu 14.04. My computer doesn't play any sound and doesn't detect any sound card. However the ...
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I need help with A2DP in HP 6910p

I am a Linux n00b and I have been trying to use my Sony ST27a as A2DP source with this old HP 6910p. The phone streams music in Win7 with a different system. I have tried some suggestions from old ...
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keyboard shortcut/command to mute/unmute microphone

During voice conversations in Skype/Gmail/etc. I would like to mute/unmute the microphone without having to go through all these steps each time: Sound indicator Sound preferences Select Input ...
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Sound missing on Ubuntu 14.04 64bit [closed]

Here is a problem I don't have sounds on Ubuntu. However on Win7 everything works fine (I have dual-boot) Later this day I had sound but now I don't. Please help! Thanks