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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Program to balance speaker output for surround sound 2.1?

I don't know how to tune speakers well, so I wanted to know if there is a program that will create a balanced sound output when connected to my 2.1 system for all sounds. Using Macbook Pro 2010 15 ...
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No sound from external speakers/headphones (jack)

I've got constant problem, after instaling Ubuntu 13.10. I get no sound from the audio jack (speakers, headphones etc) but my internal speakers work right, playing sound as they should. Tried many ...
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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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No Sound other then Drumming!

Its been almost 47 days that I am using Ubuntu 13.04, and today I came to know that Ubuntu has its tones for different actions like for ShutDown Login Logout New Device Inserted but after booting ...
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ubuntu 13.10 ASUS R552JV - CN195H external subwoofer not working

i installed ubuntu 13.10 on my laptop ASUS R552JV - CN195H alongside windows 8. on windows external subwoofer to this laptop is working but ubuntu doesnt recognize it (there is no sound from ...
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Having several sound issues with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm not exactly describing one problem, because I feel like solving it would be useless. In the last 3 months I had a HUGE amount of problems with my headphone jack / speakers. I am using Ubuntu ...
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No sound out of headphone jack in 13.04

I installed Ubuntu 13.04 today, finally overriding the Windows 8 Secure Boot after 3 days of trying. The only issue I am currently having is that there is sound coming from my speakers, but when I ...
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Lubuntu/Ubuntu 13 Audio clicking in power-save mode

I've recently done a fresh install of Lubuntu 13 on my laptop, I immediately noticed a recurring clicking sound when it wasn't charging. Running: lspci | grep -i audio gives: Audio device: ...
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Razer Megalodon USB with Ubuntu 13.04 = disaster

Here is my current setup : Asus G53SX + Logitech g500 mouse + Razer megalodon headset. Here is my problem : If I for example want to listen to a song, the sound that comes out of the speakers sounds ...
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Sound not working after suspend MacBook7,1 Ubuntu 13.04

In sound settings, I see only a Dummy output option. Was working prior to last Ubuntu updates. The only way I can restore it is by booting back into OSX and then rebooting to Ubuntu. Rebooting ...
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unable to connect Bluetooth headset [duplicate]

When I connect Bluetooth headset Byte (DM5710BT) I don't get any sound. In terminal I type lspci -vnn and get following details. What's wrong? 00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: Intel Corporation 2nd ...
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How to get EMU 1212m, EMU 1616m, or EMU 1010 to work with Ubuntu?

All of these models actually use the same exact PCIe card. I happen to have the 1212m model. It worked great in Windows, but unfortunately, Creative Labs E-MU only offers Windows drivers for this ...
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N56VZ: Subwoofer not working anymore

I use Ubuntu 12.04 on Asus N56VZ, the subwoofer used to work doing the following trick advised by Sami: a. Add to rc.local echo 0x1e 0x99130112 > /sys/class/sound/hwC0D0/user_pin_configs ...
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Playing a MIDI keyboard without JACK / how to use JACK and PulseAudio/ALSA

So, I havea MIDI keyboard but I'm not really motivated to play when I have to set up JACK and everything else just to get one sound out of it. The problem is that whenever I start JACK I can't play ...
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Sound is not working correctly on Ubuntu 12.04

I know this is my own fault. But what i did was this first i wrote this command 'sudo apt-get remove pulseaudio' and then i wrote again 'sudo apt-get install pulseaudio' and now the sound doesn't work ...
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Volume control via media keys in xubuntu

I noticed that the volume control when I use xubuntu is not really working properly. I can see, that xubuntu is recognizing that it should do something and displays a small image indicating volume ...
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Both Speakers and Headphone are giving Sound. How to fix it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound from both headphones and speakers I have tried many solutions but they are not working for me i have Hp Pavilion Dv6 -2150us I'm new on Ubuntu and linux . so I ...
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How to convert 5.1 AAC streams to AC3 for S/PDIF output?

I connect my PC to my home theater via SPDIF, so when watching video files that uses AAC 5.1 channels, it is downmixed to stereo and the surround channels are lost. I would like to be able to convert ...
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How can I enable my Asus Xonar DGX (CMI8788 chipset) sound card?

I have been strugling with trying to get my sound card working under Linux, from the command line it reports back as follows: user@desktop:~$ sudo lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" 84:04.0 Multimedia ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers manually

I have an ASUS G60JX laptop with 12.04 installed. The laptop has the sound jack broken (the jack thinks that there are always headphones plugged in, even though there is nothing. So I can hear the ...
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How to stream audio via X11RDP

How can i stream audio from ubuntu 12.04 server to wyse s10 terminals using X11RDP?!
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No Sound In Headphones Dell studio 17

I recently decided to try Ubuntu. I made a dual-boot installation on my Dell Studio 17. The audio plays just fine through the speakers, but will not play through the headphones. Only one of the head ...
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USB Bose speakers with ubuntu 12.04

On a fresh install of ubuntu 12.04 my Bose USB weren't working at all. I read through a large number of posts here and elsewehre on Bose or USB speakers. I tried many things (modifying a number of ...
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Line in problem with Ubuntu 12.04

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 as my main operating system 3 days ago. Everything works fine, except my sound card. I can listen to my music without any problem, but when it comes to recording through my ...
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Intermittent sound on an Medion Akoya S5610

The sound on my machine (Medion Akoya S5610) works intermittently. If I reboot enough times I do get sound. This happened before I upgraded, when running Oneiric too. I have fiddled around with ...
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3.5 audio jack issue doesn't work on a Dell Studio 1749

I'm on a dell studio 1749 x64. internal speakers work just fine. I have three jacks near the front,2 are for audio and 1 for input. When I plug my speakers into the audio (headphone) jack(s) I get ...
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Audio player with lyrics loaded from file

I'm looking for an audio player (may be for gnome, kde, xfce, doesn't matter) in which I'd be able to load my own lyrics from a file. I have some language-learning podcasts and would like to have a ...
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Sennheiser MM450-X Bluetooth headset connected but not working

Sennheiser MM450-X Bluetooth headset gets recognized out of the box in Ubuntu 12.04 beta 64-bit. I used this workaround to get past the reconnection problem: Issues with Bluetooth Connections in 11.10 ...
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Sound out of the internal pc speaker

My problem is that on my system HP/DC7900, I have always the same sound like on my sound card on the internal PC speaker. I check all settings and don't find an option to disable the internal PC ...
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I lost my shutdown sound

I lost both my startup and shutdown sounds. I restored the startup sound adding it to Startup programs, but I don't know how to restore my shudown sound. I checked if the sound file is in ...
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When I plug in headphones, my speakers mute, but nothing comes from the headphones

When I plug in headphones, my speakers mute, but nothing comes from the headphones. Also, there is a weird red light coming from my headphone jack. I am on a Macbook from late 2007, and have Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 vs Windows 7 music quality

I'm very disappointed about the sound quality on music when using Ubuntu 11.10 compared to Windows 7. I use Audacious (Winamp on W7) and no matter how much I decrease the volume slider it's still ...
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No sound alerts for system events

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 on my Inspiron N5030. Initially there were login sounds and all. But after some updates and software installation, now I'm not getting any alert sounds. However I get ...
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Unable to choose between speakers and headphones [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in everyone.. My PC has two audio 3.5mm audio outputs: back - used for speaker system & front - used ...
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Sound from headphones and speakers (in ubuntu 11.10)

not sure what changed, but when I upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 my laptop (acer aspire 3050) started to get problems with my headphones. now when I put headphones in is that the sound comes out of both ...
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Wine games resolution/sound problems

First, the sound. It has never worked for me (in any game) I'm currently using wine version 1.3.25 (I'm pretty sure, is there a terminal command that checks that?). I've done some searching and tried ...
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Checking scratched CD integrity

I've an old music CD and it's all scratched, is there anyway that i could check if there is any unreadable part on it? Something like fsck for CDs/DVDs?
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Terminal bell without a PC speaker

I do not have an internal speaker in my computer. Usually, I rely on the window manager to play a beep through my soundcard when there's a terminal bell, but since I upgraded, that is not working. ...
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No sound in shadow-grounds survivor ? (64bit)

I start the game and there is no sound. What shoudl I do ?
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No audio after clean installation

I did a clean install of Ubuntu 10.10, and I have no audio. My Windows partition has no problem with the audio card and an 10.04 32 bit version recognised the audio card after the install. This one ...
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Mixxx will not recognize all inputs and outputs on NI Audio 4DJ soundcard [closed]

I can't seem to select the two different inputs (4 channels) and two outputs (4 Channels) on this soundcard. Ubuntu/Mixxx only seems to recognize one input (2 channels) and every time I select the one ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom BCM20702 does not load firmware (driver issue) - 14.04

I am able to establish a connection between a Bluetooth ear-piece and the Bluetooth controller in the PC. The problem is that the O/S does not provide an option to send audio output to the Bluetooth ...
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How can I toggle between two audio outputs via terminal?

I have two audio outputs: one is a wireless headset, the other is my laptop's built-in 3.5mm jack. How do I switch between them via the terminal? Ultimately, I want to assign a keyboard shortcut to do ...
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Have to re-plug speaker jack input to get sound

Every time I log in to Ubuntu 15.10, the external speakers do not produce any sound at all. I always have to replug the input jack to get sound. It is not that crucial, but it would be great if this ...
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No sound on Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. first it wasnt working for Wifi Drivers then after asking here i sorted that out now Sound Drivers arent working properly. already tried Solution and this ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 2nd hdmi monitor blacks out

I attach my Gigabyte P34Wv4-BW1T laptop to a 2nd monitor via HDMI. This monitor blacks out randomly. I think it's random, at least. I'm not sure if it's going into sleep mode or not. I went into my ...
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Audio stuttering?

So I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04, and I have a bit of a problem. Occasionally, about every 2 minutes, there is a stutter in the audio that lasts a few seconds. I'm a complete Linux/Ubuntu noob, so ...
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Sound fluctuates wildly back and forth as sound device rapidly appears and disapears

So earlier I tried to add a bluetooth device. Didn't work. I think the drivers are in the next kernel release or something. In the meantime, I've got this problem where the bluetooth device appears ...
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No sound in .mp4 file converted with x264

Hello i am trying to convert some avi files to mp4 files to be able to use it with my chromecast via castplayer in Chronium. I tried with x264 converter, the conversion works but i have no sound in ...
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JACK and PulseAudio multiple sinks

I successfully configured PulseAudio to run ontop of JACK by following this surprisingly easy description. Now I wonder if there is a way (at first I was certain of it) to have multiple sinks between ...