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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Very low volume from headphones and external speakers on HP p7-1235 (Ubuntu 12.04)

Installed 12.04 on a new HP Pavilion desktop p7-1235 (AMD A8-5500 APU). Volume is very low from external speakers and headphones plugged into the front jack. I set the master volume and ...
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Headphone is not working for ubuntu 14.04

I just converted into ubuntu 14.04 from windows and the speakers on my laptop are working fine. Although when I tried to use my headphones the sound is still coming out from my speakers. I looked at ...
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xubuntu: permanently unlocking/separating sound output channels

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and it has really useful feature of 'unlocking' output channels, so if channels are not locked together the volume level will be controlled separately. Unfortunately this ...
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How can I change audio output to HDMI from command line?

Backstory This thread suggests pacmd list-sinks and switching to a different sink with pacmd set-default-sink "SINKNAME", but my laptop only appears to have 1 sink, so that didn't help me. This ...
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What are my audio devices?

I'm attempting to use easycap to record from my camcorder but I'm having a slight problem. Using their test script I'm able to get audio and video. I've noticed that in the script on line 159 it makes ...
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No sound after kernel update / ubuntu 14.04 x64

I upgraded a couple of days ago to the latest kernel: uname -a Linux tirith 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:28:38 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux Hadn't use the box much, but ...
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Subwoofer not working in 13.10 on Asus N56DP

Currently have an Asus N56DP. Using an older answer I could get the subwoofer to work under 12.04 but after an upgrade to 12.10 that method stopped working. lspci|grep -i audio 00:01.1 Audio device: ...
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Audio Sample format conversion failed error when using KeyFinder on MP3

When I use the program KeyFinder http://www.ibrahimshaath.co.uk/keyfinder/ on mp3s I get the following error: [audioresample @ 0x7fb480075140] Audio sample format conversion failed many times. Is ...
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Sound problem after change user in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

i have just create a new account in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When i log in that account, i realize that the system doesn't recognize soundcard and i can't control volume. What i have to do now?
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Record from two ports of the same source simultaneously with PulseAudio

After a lot of searching and finding nothing which seems to be of any help, I came here to ask help from someone smarter than me. I need to record 2 audio feeds simultaneously. The one is from the ...
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No sound - 92HD81B1X5

I have a problem with my integrated card IDT 92HD81B1X5. After the computer was connected in VGA with an adaptater HDMI to a videoprojector, I am not being able to solve the problem of "no sounds". ...
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Speakers and headphones play no sound on Toshiba Satellite

I just bought a second hand Toshiba Satellite S50-D and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to be in working order, except my sound does not work. The speakers seem to be recognised in the sound ...
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No sound with HDA Intel PCH

I don't manage to get sound working on my Ubuntu 12.10. The output of my alsa-info.sh is located here. I would appreciate any help to fix this problem!
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What's the fastest way to extract just one channel (left or right) from an audio CD?

I've got an audio CD, obviously it's stereo. I want to get monoaural mp3's or wav's with just the left (or right) channel of every cd track. What's the fastest and easiest way to do it?
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How _else_ to debug sound problems caused by a messed up application to the entire system?

The cause I run up to date Ubuntu GNOME. From time to time (and it happened on previous versions too) I experience the problem when the sound works properly and suddenly an app (last time Audacity, ...
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ubuntu 12.04 LTS no sound

I just reinstalled ubuntu 12.04 from a DVD that came in the Ubuntu User magazine. I previously had 13.04 but had decided to revert back to the LTS. Now with 12.04 I have no sound when I try to play my ...
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Audio not working. Alsa-info attached

Out of the blue yesterday my speakers stopped working. Headphones work fine. Noone was touching the computer, so I don't suspect hardware failure (although it is possible...) I've pasted my ...
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Skype shows “Virtual device” for Microphone, speakers and ringing

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 and Skype 4.03.0.37. my audio devices are working fine but when I make Skype calls I can't hear the other person neither they can hear me. when I checked Skype audio settings ...
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Can I get youtube in the sound menu?

Spotify integrates with the Linux sound menu, which means I can pause it from the command line. Is there a way to get youtube to integrate (via Chrome) so that it can be paused with the native sound ...
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How to switch between audio outputs when both headphones and speakers are connected?

I have the M5A97 motherboard, with the audio ports displayed on this picture: As you can see on the part labelled "Audio", there are 6 jacks. By default, the pink one is configured to be the ...
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“Analog Output” to DAC?

I just connected my new Rega DAC to the computer via USB, it popped up in the sound settings, and choosing it there directs sound to it just fine. What confuses me, however, is that it says "Analog ...
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Left laptop speaker sound is more quiet than right speaker

I am having a very strange sound issue with my laptop. It seems that the left speaker is more quiet than the right speaker when playing music. I am not sure if it's an issue with Ubuntu or the ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 scratchy sound

Can someone please help me with this very important thing? It doesn't matter what I am listening to, but everything sounds scratchy at some frequencies. Any mp3 file, movie, youtube... Bellow you ...
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Generate waveform image for audio file?

What is the proper gst-launch sink chain to use any one of the audiovisualizers? Any other tool that is working? I've seen the http://rg42.org/wiki/sndfile-waveform But before trying to dive into ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 is soundless! (only ready and startup :( )

Windows. is the operating system that most popular from microsoft which has many sound effect, such an error, exclamation, start, off, etc. Now you have to help me to "Re-enable" these sound bellow: ...
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How can I mute an individual application from command line? [duplicate]

I can see a list of applications currently playing sound: And I can mute them by clicking the On/Off slider. How can I do thi from command line? I want to be able to mute google-chrome, so that I ...
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How can my audio input always be the webcam microphone?

Each time I want to use Skype, I have to go in the sound preferences. And there, turn the audio-in to "webcam" and uncheck the "mute" button. It's quite annoying. Is there a way to always keep the ...
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Sound problem ubuntu 14.04

I'm new Ubuntu user I have install it few days ago I add my sound playing good but today I just realize that nothing is coming out of the speaker. I have tried all the settings sound settings nothing ...
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Equalizer to cut specific frequencies on microphone input

Does ubuntu have a utility which can adjust levels for specific INPUT sound frequencies? We are doing video conferencing and one of our co-workers has a lot of unavoidable ambient noise. He would ...
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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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How to fix “No Soundcards Found”

I was trying to get IEC958/SPDIF optical out working on my ASUS P8P67PRO V3 motherboard running Natty and I seem to have wiped out a crucial part of my sound setup. Here is the output from some ...
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Lubuntu USB sound card managing

I've been trying to use an old Asus EeePC901 to record and play music along with an USB M-Audio M-track-plus. I use Audacity 2.0.5. Already tried lots of Linux distros, and Lubuntu looks to be the one ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound Issue: Both Audio Channels Playing Over Only One Speaker

Looking for some help as I have already posted in numerous help forums and was still unable to resolve an issue. System Info: HP Probook 6470b (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Win7) Intel Corporation 7 ...
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Get first Ubuntu startup sound in 14.04

I've seen that Ubuntu had two startup sounds, and if you make a startup app that executes the command /usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play --id="desktop-login" --description="GNOME Login" , or just execute it ...
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No sound in Kubuntu 14.04

I have an HP EliteBook 8560w with Kubuntu 14.04 and 3.13.0-30 kernel. Sound is not working. I tried to upgrade the system reinstall pulseaudio add options snd-hda-intel model=auto to ...
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How do I PERMANENTLY add gain to front center audio track only?

After YEARS of not being able to find an answer as to why certain videos had background music drowning out voices, I finally got an answer, kinda. For reasons that I have long since given up on ...
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Chrome HTML5 Video Out of Sync With Audio

I tried searching but I couldn't find this one specifically. When using the latest Chromium (version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu 14.04 (281580)) HTML5 video with audio will be out of sync. Usually, the ...
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problem with his fate in speaker and headphone at the same time [closed]

hi I have a problem with his fate in speaker and headphone at the same time on my pc and Ubuntu 14.04 hp thank you in advance
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USB audio device not fully working after hotplug

Since upgrading (from 12.04) to 14.04.1, when I hotplug my USB headset, it does not work right. It won't show up in capture controls, sometimes not even in playback devices. I have to fiddle with ...
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Sound card vanished from sound settings

For no apparent reason the sound card is no longer visible in sound settings. Even dummy device is gone. Unsurprisingly flash produces no sound. The sound card is working as the system sounds are ...
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I can't hear anyone on skype/mumble

So recently I've noticed that every time I go on mumble, I can't hear anyone's voice. Mumble has a feature where when someone talks, it lowers the volume, which it does for me, except I do not hear ...
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Setting pulseaudio's default device to analog out

I'm having problems with setting default audio out to analog output. basically i have two devices. Internal mobo sound card and graphics card with HDMI output, which have their own sound system. I ...
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Crackling and feedback with Presonus AudioBox USB on 12.04

I'm using the Presonus AudioBox USB with the packaged microphone and headphones (AudioBox Studio Bundle with M7 High-Definition Condenser Microphone and HD7 Professional Monitoring Headphones). I ...
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sound - sorry!, but can't get sound on fresh 14.04 install

New install of 14.04. Motherboard is ASUS Z97 WS with integrated sound. Alsa-info: http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=397aa78fea90ab7a37b292269b1d949610f5fc3b Getting zero output from speakers and ...
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How can I get my headset microphone mute to work properly?

I work long hours wearing a headset. I recently discarded my venerable Logitech headset for a Sennheisser game one system which is much more comfortable (were it not for this problem, I'd be giving it ...
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Crackling sound on HDMI ATI HD7790 Ubuntu 14.04

I am new on Linux but I try to start use, however this if my first big problem. On my card I am not able to use HDMI for sound. I have crackling sound. This is info about my hardware: 1) By typing ...
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Mini DP -> HDMI no sound

I am a newby with Ubuntu (14.04). I have a Lenovo T440s and I try to connect it with my TV with a HDMI cable (Display Port Adapter to HDMI). I get video on TV but no sound. Also in the sound ...
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ubuntu net connection error

I am using ubuntu in my laptop and will connect net through wifi connection.If once the wifi disconnected I am not able to connect once again .After shutting down and restarting the laptop I am able ...
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Bluetooth speakers in Ubuntu 14.04

I have successfully paired Microboom bluetooth speaker to Ubuntu Laptop, using Blueman 1.23. However, even when connection is ON, I do not see the Microboom speaker in Sound settings to direct audio ...
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pulseaudio recording feedback

When I rebuild pulseaudio (need to create a plugin) I have a bad speaker.monitor. It added null samples after each stop of a aplay command? Then the microphone are not anymore synchonous. I did not ...