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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No sound from internal speakers on HP Touchsmart 600-1040uk

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on to my HP Touchsmart 600-1040uk. The ALSA driver recognizes the sound card and I am getting good quality sound out of the headphones but no sound from the ...
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Integrated Microphone Static

Both of the internal microphones (L and R channel) in my machine record nearly pure static when recording in Audacity. Looking at the waveform, when I tap on the microphones there are very minute ...
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ubuntu 14.04 “didn't get a playback URI on entry file:///*”

I installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook via Crouton. Everything went great but I got problems with my mp3 playback. I can't play my mp3 files in Rhythmbox. Rhythmbox says "didn't get a playback URI on ...
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Volume control doesn't work with bluetooth headset but works fine with wired headset

I am unable to change volume after connecting bluetooth headset. It shows as changing but output volume doesn't change. Everything works fine with wired headset.
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No sound from the front speakers

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. While everything is great and I got all of the major drivers like graphics installed and working, the sound part drives me nuts. I have a 5.1 speakers system and my ...
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Movies are rendering without sound. [14.10] [closed]

I have ubuntu 14.10 and I have really big problem with rendering video. Sound is working great when I play it from desktop or when I listen it in movie editor, but when I render movie with soundtrack, ...
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How to use JACK and Pulseaudio/ALSA at the same time on the same audio device?

Whenever I launch hydrogen it breaks my audio in all other applications which use Pulse, for example, I can no longer play videos in Chrome after having launched Hydrogen once, until I restart my PC ...
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How to disable internal sound card in Ubuntu?

I'm a first time Ubuntu user as of today. I've installed on an old laptop of mine, a Compal FL90. I forgot until this new install that the internal sound card is faulty and makes a nasty high-pitch ...
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Xubuntu LTSP Sound Volume

im running a Xubuntu 14.04 LTSP 5.5. When a client starts lts.conf tells it so run SCREEN_07=rdesktop...... The issue is that the sound in the RDP session is just not loud enough. If i do a normal ...
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AMD A6-3420m APU HDMI is only able to output in stereo

I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS and have tried the drivers provided in software update and the newest from amd but none give me anything but stereo output in the pulseaudio volume control. I am looking ...
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No sound in Chrome after conversion to Ubuntu 14.10

So I'm a complete and utter noob. Bear this in mind. I've converted back to Ubuntu after over a year of the misery that is windows 8. I'm running a tiny, craptastic Acer Aspire One, have downloaded ...
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Audio output not coming through the headphone.

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on HP Probook Model ID-4430. I don't get sounds through the headphones. I've tried some tricks posted on some blogs like setting the alsamixer, or adding some lines in the ...
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Mapping a music file to a discrete 2D domain/2-D array in Ubuntu

I wish to take music file as an input. The output should be a scalar field on a 2D domain or a Vector field on a 2D domain, which I can store as an array. We have seen mapping of music to a 2D domain ...
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how to install video/audio plugins using terminal? [closed]

i tried to install using Ubuntu software center but there is problem using it.
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Mouse input/performance/audio output. How do i make this as i want?

So i am on my way of abandoning my windows 10 technical preview and go for linux (ubuntu). But this seems to me a bit difficult, as i have some smaller things i want to change but cant figure out how. ...
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My sound card sb0570 play only in left side of speakers

In my sound setting i have several Audio hardware detected but just one of them is working which is > Analog output SB0570 [SB Audigy SE] but the problem is the sound play in the left side ...
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Can't edit system files with gksu gedit gives error when saving could not back up the old copy of the file before saving the new one

I am having an issue with my Lenovo Ideapad y410p with the speakers popping and making a ringing sound which I can't seem to figure out how to fix. I found one solution on Ask Ubuntu but I am unable ...
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get clean sound back in ubuntu studio 14.04

AMD64 sound card Realtec ACL 883. Dualboot Ubuntu stusio 14.04 and Debian. It used to work perfect until i tried Guitarix. After trying heavy dist and all kind of effects and after quitting Guitarix ...
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Microphone noise with combined earbuds/microphone

Machine Lenovo U430 Touch OS Ubuntu 14.10 Soundcard HDA Intel PCH When I plug in my my combined earbuds/microphone it's very loud and I hear everything the microphone picks up. The ...
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(practically) No Sound in Ubuntu 14.04.01

I have this weird problem, I got no sound in Ubuntu. Only when I plug in and out the AC adapter to my laptop does a beep sound come from speakers. In this short period of time as it beeps, the other ...
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audio problems with vlc

i've installed linux on my chromebook and then installed vlc player. but if i play any media file then pause and play again, the audio jumps back and forth a few seconds between the moment i paused ...
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How to control speaker balance or disable one speaker?

I have a laptop with two speakers: one is blown and playing unpleasant distorted sound. How do I permanently deactivate it or control it using balance? A terminal command is preferred, I reckon. ...
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DTS Sound System in Ubuntu

Will DTS+ work in Ubuntu 14.04 system? Can you help me with this question, please? I'll be much obliged. Aleksander Kaczewiak
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Problems with MuseScore

I just installed Ubuntu on my Acer Aspire One 725, and started to install the programs I need for work. MuseScore doesn't seem to work well, I can't play the scores, and more importantly, while it ...
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UbuntuGnome: HDMI Audio sent to laptop speakers when lid closed

I configured Gnome such that nothing happens when I close the lid while the laptop is plugged in to AC. Now, I want to be able to close the lid after I attach a secondary display through HDMI. ...
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Sound issue 14.04: Sound play through external soundcard but nothing in input/output sound setting

I am new to ubuntu and I have a sound issue that I'm browsing the web since two weeks trying to solve it. Everything was working fine till I tried to use my everyman hd mic/headphone to use with ...
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How to get better sound quality on HP g6 2331TX (Dolby Advanced Audio)

I have an HP g6 2331TX laptop with Dolby Advanced Audio. In Windows the sound quality is great and louder with the "IDT high definition audio codec" driver installed, without it the sound output is ...
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My laptop internal speakers produce no sound since installing. OS=Ubuntu 14.04

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 Desktop. I was using Windows 8.1 beforehand and the laptop internal speakers worked just fine. But now since I have installed Ubuntu my laptop speakers produce no sound ...
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Ubuntu can play songs and sounds in 5.1 Surround? [closed]

I want install Ubuntu because Windows 7 is slower than Ubuntu but I have an 5.1 Surround speakers and I wonder if Ubuntu supports 5.1 surround system. Thanks. PD: My 5.1 surround system is connected ...
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14.10 Sound Problem

I am running 14.10 Gnome 3 on a 14,2 imac. It's not that the sound isn't working completely, it works when I am playing a steam game or when I go into sound settings and test speakers. Sounds do not ...
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Mute toggles on and off continuiously and launches Rhythmbox over and over

I have Ubuntu 14.04 starting in Nov 2014 on an HP-Pavilion-dv6700-Notebook-PC. Loved Ubuntu at first, but then it started toggling the mute on the sound, varying every second to 10 seconds for ...
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arecord works in shell run directly but not in cron

I have arecord command set up in a shell script file. Records the input perfectly when ran manually but when it runs scheduled via cron the output is silence. What is the first steps in ...
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Intermittently cannot connect to Beats Bluetooth headset from CLI

I have a Beats Studio Wireless bluetooth headset that intermittently cannot connect to Kubuntu 14.10. This is what is happening: $ lsusb | grep -i blue Bus 002 Device 005: ID 0a12:0001 Cambridge ...
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Sound buttons not working in KDE

Sound is working perfectly under Unity. When I login to KDE, the sound buttons stop working. I have an HP Envy laptop, f6, f7, f8 are supposed to mute the sound and change the volume. When I click ...
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does the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange headset also work on linux?

I want to buy the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange, but I don't know if it also works on Ubunt 12.04 LTS. I couldnt find any ansewrs in the internet so far, so I'm asking now here. But steelseries ...
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can't play sound alert with motion software

After some hours of research, I can't get motion software [ http://www.lavrsen.dk ] to play a sound alarm when running in daemon mode. I add the user "motion" to audio and pulse-access groups, and set ...
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How to replace Lubuntu's ALSA for Pulseaudio as the default volume control?

I have Lubuntu 14.10 on a laptop, but the default ALSA does not switch to my bluetooth headphones easily. I would like to completely replace the ALSA volume control with the intuitive Pulseaudio ...
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How do I select the audio input source via command?

what I have currently set up is 2 launchers (in an XFCE panel) next to my clock: [Game] - enables loopback (need it to switch to line-in) [mic] - disables loopback (need it to switch to mic) line-in ...
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How to change the permissions of the sound devices so only audio users can read and write

Summary: I want to know how to change the permissions of my sound devices so that only my user can read and write to them. I thought this could be accomplished by chmod 0660 /dev/dsp* but /dev/dsp* ...
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How to use Yamanha MCR-B142 Bluetooth connection as audio output speakers?

1) The Yamanha MCR-B142 mini-HiFi has Bluetooth for streaming audio. I can successfully connect to it from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the device appears in the Bluetooth connections. bt-device -l Added ...
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Sound Problems Ubuntu 14.10

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and I have sound problems. Currently I have installed both Windows and Ubuntu. Sound is played form a tv combo monitor. Video stream goes from the pc to the monitor with ...
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Beep when Esc key is pressed [duplicate]

How can I configure Ubuntu (14.04 LTS) to beep when certain key is pressed (Esc key in my case)?
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Can't get surround sound working on Logitech G340 Headset [Ubuntu 14.04]

Havn't really tried installing any drivers or anything yet, they worked out of the box except for the 7.1 surround sound. Just wondering if anyone here had any ideas before i start installing drivers ...
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No audio hardware detected

I am having a sound issue. I recently (today) switched over to Unbuntu and everything works great except my sound. I am using on board audio. No output options show in the sound settings. I am super ...
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No Headphone sound

I recently bought an HP 6720s and switched out the Vista HDD for my Ubuntu system. Everything works fine, including the sound. But when I plug in the headphones it's dead. I also noticed the mic isn't ...
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Sound not staying on HDMI, fresh install

I just downloaded and installed 14.04 to replace a xubuntu 14.10 that has been crashing on every reboot. Now, with nothing else installed...My sound is through the HDMI port, which I have selected and ...
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Audio distorted?

So whenever I'm playing audio wether it's youtube, music or a game I randomly get like half a second of weird really annoying distortion than it's fine for a short while...The onboard sound dosen't ...
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mic from webcam not working in google talk but working in audacity

All more or less said in title except I can hear the test sound (bip) in my sound system. There is no test or setting for the mic in google talk that I was able to find (there was a long time ago but ...
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How do I reset my MIDI device?

I have my MIDI enabled digital piano connected via USB. To play .mid files I am using pmidi. Sometimes when I stop playback (using ^C) some notes are still playing. I know that's because of how MIDI ...
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How do I fix Ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I was uploading an update a few weeks ago and and it required a reboot. When it rebooted the system crashed. and all I got was a blank screen. After playing with it several times I was able to figure ...