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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Realtek HD Audio Driver failed to build

I have Ubuntu 15.04 x64 running on a Gigabyte GA-Z87X-UD4H with Realtek ALC898. The audio works mostly out of the box and the device is detected as my card1 (card0 is IntelHDA). The problem I'm having ...
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ubuntu 14.04 headphones not even recognize by alsamixer

I've tried many ways to solve this problem and none of them seem to work for me: I've tried modifying this file following another topic: cd /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/ sudo cp ...
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ubuntu 14.04 sound issue suddenly stopped working

when I started my computer this morning my sound was not working i searched google and found the this topic (second answer) sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base pulseaudio sudo apt-get install ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 - Audio switches to Headphones after suspend, but there is no sound through headphones or speakers

Ok, so I have been getting a strange issue since I updated to 15.04. After a reboot, audio works fine through the speakers, and I'm able to plug the headphones in and it switches to them and works ...
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Tagging files, not just images

How can I tag files in Ubuntu? I know how to tag images with shotwell, but I want to tag all files (text, audio, ...) not just images.
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Ubuntu 15.04 : Sound, keyboard, terminal shortcut stopped working

I have recently upgraded to ubuntu 15.04. After this, I am facing some weird errors. My shortcut CTRL + ALT + T stopped working for terminal. Function keys for Sound not working anymore. My keyboard ...
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Sound problem in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 from a bootable pen-drive. When I start my machine, I get no sound on my headphone. To get around, I go to the terminal and type alsamixer and unmute the headphone from ...
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Audio is not streamed to bluetooth headset

i bought a new bluetooth headset for cordless music but my ubuntu notebook does not want to play any music over it. However, it does connect to it and i can choose it in pulseaudio-manager but music ...
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Audio Lag/Delay with USB Headset

I own the Corsair Vengeance 1500V2 USB Headset and I like them quite a lot. I have recently switched back to Linux by installing Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit. Everything is fine expect from some audio ...
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Pulseaudio fails to autodetect USB headphones

Pulseaudio doesn't detect my USB headphones automaticly (but the system does), so I'm to do pulseaudio -k every session time. I lose sound in some apps and sound notification event. Is there a less ...
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How to add sound effects in Ubuntu

I just was wondering how you can add sound affects i.e. start up sound effect, minimize windows etc. to ubuntu 14.10. I know this is possible in KDE, but how to go about doing this in ubuntu?
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How do I Change the Muting of Headphones Upon Pluging Policy - Gnome Shell 3.16.1

I'm using Gnome Shell 3.16.1. Every time I unplug my headphones and plug them back in, it reverts to mute. It used to be that the shell will remember the level you set the sound at and load it when ...
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Intermittent Sound under Wine on 15.04 Upgrade

All other sound works just fine. When I'm playing World of Warcraft sometimes I get sound briefly, then it dies. All other sound works just fine (browsing, Kodi, native games) but WoW is the only one ...
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Weird sound comming from speakers

Hi I have a HP stream 14 running Ubuntu off a micro SD card and I hear a buzzing noise out of the speakers, the laptop is fanless and had a ssd so it is not those that are making the noise. Do I need ...
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Sound not working on dell insipron 14 3442 having Ubuntu 12.04.5 . Using HDA Intel PCH card

Headphone is working fine but laptop sound is not working. Using card 1: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: HDA Generic [HDA Generic] on ubuntu 12.04. More Infos:- Card: HDA Intel PCH Chip Realtek ...
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Sound Coming from Headphones but not from laptop speakers

No sound from laptop speakers.Whenever i use my headphones the sound comes fine.I am using ubuntu 12.04 on dell vostro 3446. This is not a hardware issue cause reinstalling the OS fixes the problem ...
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Skyrim Audio Choppy

I am currently running Ubuntu 14.04.2. When I load Skyrim via PlayonLinux, the audio always becomes choppy and unbearable at times. Is there a solution?
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How to make speaking clock ( via cron and festival tts) work while playing music

I switched to linux since last 11 months,I am on ubuntu 15.04, I have learned to use cron for various tasks. I use Cron to announce time via festival tts(using mbrolla voice) hourly. This is the ...
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No audio when playing video using chrome in ubuntu 15.04 [closed]

I installed ubuntu 15.04 this week and then installed google chrome. The reason for installing chrome was because some youtube video needed HTML5 and i needed to see the video. in any case, i ...
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Absolutely No Audio Devices in Sound Settings. (TRIED EVERYTHING) [closed]

I am running the newest version of Ubuntu , with brand new updates as of 05-07-2015. I however, cannot watch any videos without them playing about 10x the normal speed and with no sound. I looked ...
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Can't change volume in Ubuntu 14.04 | Always Maximum

Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. This is on an old & faithful HP 32bit System, one of the friendliest Linux Laptops I've ever owned. Currently, I can't get the volume to work (using Unity). It's ...
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Audio Playing on Headphones and Speakers (Ubuntu 15.04)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04. The upgrade went fine, except that now audio plays from the headphones and the speaker at the same time. My speakers are plugged into the ...
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I recently installed Ubuntu but I can't get any sound

So I recently installed Ubuntu, and there is no audio output with or without headphones plugged in, while playing music in the browser, music streamed from rhythmbox or while playing music on the ...
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Ubuntu sound settings gone

Ubuntu froze and I was forced to shut it down with brute force (holding the power button). Ever since then the sound settings have disappeared and I am not able to adjust the volume / select the ...
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How to measure input levels test on Kubuntu?

I noticed that in Ubuntu the sound/volume tool gives the chance to change the input volume/level while you speak through the microphone and there is a bar giving you the measure for the volume of your ...
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Using Jacks in Patchage

I just installed patchage, but My jacks (mic and headphones) are not showing up. Do I have to install some more package, to configure something with ALSA or pulseaudio ? Regards, FliiFe
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After update 14.10 to 15.04, sound card problem

Dell inspiron 3138. Now in version 15.04, after the restart with a laptop connected to the headphones, the sound comes from the speakers of the laptop. Solve reconnect or change the settings in ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 application audio status bar widget

I am looking for a widget that would reside in the status bar of my Ubuntu 15.04 install. There is currently the standard volume control which controls the master volume. What I am looking for is a ...
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Cracking sound when unplugging headphone or extrenal speakers

So I've been having this cracking noise and not sure if its actually a Ubuntu issue or defected hardware, also have to mention there is no such issue using windows. Also, the cracking only happen in 1 ...
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Audio jack output muting since 15.04 upgrade

Since I upgraded to 15.04, when I plug in headphones there is no output. I can get sound, but I must open alsamixer, un-mute and turn up the "Speaker" (which is listed as Speaker and Line out) AND ...
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Delayed system sounds

My SYSTEM audio is delayed, when I get a notification there is no sound, but there is a background buzzing that tells me the sound has become active. When testing sound I click Front Right all I hear ...
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Eeepc Ubuntu 14.04 Problems: Video, audio, screen flicking and suspend failure

I install Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Eeepc 1101HA with processor Intel Atom CPUZ520 and I have some problems: Screen is flicking, shacking..... Video doesn-t work, is very slow and impossible to see ...
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Chrome will not play audio to the correct output

Google Chrome will not play music through my Jambox (a bluetooth speaker). I can play music from Firefox and VLC to the speaker, but chrome always plays on my built in laptop speakers. My laptop is ...
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Can't get USB microphone to be recognized

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, and I'm having trouble getting the microphone on my headset to be recognized. The speakers portion of the headset works fine, and both parts work fine on a Windows machine. ...
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Reuse front headphone jack as microphone jack

I have a Realtek ALC 882 internal audio device in my computer, which supplies three front jacks. The microphone jack is broken (can confirm this from Win7) and I want to use the headphone jack to ...
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Do I need additional drivers? [duplicate]

I've Dell Inspiron 15R 5520 laptop. Do I need to install additional drivers for it? If yes, how do I install additional drivers? Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000 AMD Radeon Driver Sound Devices: Conexant ...
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Poor sound quality from the headphone jack

I am on ubuntu-14.04. The headphone port was working fine before but since a few days its behaving abnormally. But when I test the sound settings of my headphone drivers the test voice is crystal ...
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Bluetooth audio device connected but not showing up in audio devices

Ubuntu 15.04 Dell XPS-13 I can connect my audio devices via Bluetooth, but I can not use them as they don't show up in sounds settings as an output option (or input option). How do I fix this?
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java say only speaks the first word

I have the following code: public class ChatSystem { public static void main(String[] args) { SpeakCommand sp = new SpeakCommand("hello master! How are you feeling today?"); ...
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No audio output using PCSX2

I recently installed EmulationStation and various emulators like KegaFusion, PCSX, PCSX2. All works fine, except for PCSX2. All works fine, except for the audio on PCSX2. I followed several guides, ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 14.04 becomes many problems.

I recently dual booted my Toshiba Satellite S50 that had Windows 8.1 with Ubuntu 14.04. After discovering that there was no sound I found a couple tutorials on usual fixes for no sound (found on ...
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Microphone of MacBookPro8,1 running Ubuntu 14.04 not working

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a macbook pro. The internal microphone is not working now. When I connect an external headset with a microphone, the headphone(speakers) seem to work fine but the ...
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Crackling during Skype calls, what can I do?

I've been trying to find tutorials or bug fixes to help with this, but no matter what I do I keep getting complaints that my input is "staticky" (their word, not mine lol) Specs: Computer Summary ...
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how can i detect the sound card as i am not a sudo user?

i have to detect sound card in my laptop,but i am not a sudo user so i cannot execute any sudo commands. i am also unable to detect the soundcard,thus i don't know the way of solving this problem. ...
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Function keys and numeric keypad problems on packard bell tk85

i've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my packard bell tk 85 but i'm having problems with the built-in keyboard. Looking at the keyboard setting i can see that the keys from F1 to F12 are mapped correctly. ...
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Installing sound on Ubuntu Server 14.04

I am currently building a VM with VirtualBox, using Ubuntu Server 14.04, with LXDE desktop and Firefox browser. My next step is sound installation. There is a lot of info out there, but linux sound ...
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Ubuntu Sound Problem

I can only have one sound software working at a time, let´s say: I got VLC open playing music and I proceed to watch a video on youtube. The video will play with no sound until I pause VLC and back ...
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Mac mini late 2009 Ubuntu 14.04 since last update Sound problems

I have a Mac mini (late 2009 Model) with the following soundchip: 0 [NVidia ]: HDA-Intel - HDA NVidia HDA NVidia at 0xd3480000 irq 20 Codec: Realtek ALC889A My problem ...
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Audio output port always must be set to “Headphones” in pavucontrol to get sound

I've just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Everything looks great, except that now when my headphones are unplugged, I get no sound out of my speakers. That is, until I run pavucontrol and set the "Port" ...
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My sound is not working in ubuntu 12.04LTS

I am using using ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspiron laptop.. Last week only i have taken my laptop. after updating my laptop sound only coming in the headset not in the laptop speakers ...once ...