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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PulseAudio not Showing Devices/No Sound

I've been searching the help sections here and the Ubuntu forums for the last 2 days and still can not get my Audio to start working again. I'm not sure how but I booted up after work a few days ago ...
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How to add more Languages\Voices to `Espeak`?

I've installed Espeak and tried this & this. But still I need more ! How to get Indian Languages\Voices as well as other languages like French, German,UK-English,etc.,? I tried to change the ...
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no sound after upgrade to 15.04

hello I tried the alsamixer in the terminal and the GUI both have volume all the way up and was unmuted and I had sound before but I had to upgrade case something happened and every one said an ...
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Broken Sound and Nothing Seems to Fix it

For many months I have had the problem of no sound in Ubuntu. I did all the standard procedures to fix this and none of them remotely worked. When I boot up into Windows the sound works, when I boot ...
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Line-in microphone not functioning 14.04 LTS

I have a problem with my line-in microphone, it is detected by Ubuntu when plugged in, but it's audio slider only reacts when I speak into my built-in laptop microphone. Why might this be? I have ...
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losing the sound in my Laptop after running the command alsamixer

I have lost sound from my laptop since I tried this command "alsamixer" I posted this question in UBUNTU alsa-driver Package but can't get a solution. the proposition to try this command line didn't ...
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Beep is too quiet

how can I increase the loudness of the beep produced from the buzzer using beep? I am using Ubuntu and whenever I run beep to play some tones, I can barely hear something.
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Edit mp4 container contents with ffmpeg? NOT convert container

Hey most people ask how to get from one container to another one but I want it the other way around: I have a mp4-like container with a few audio streams that I want to get replaced by my own audio ...
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15.04 - Can only hear sound through speakers if headphones are unplugged

Linux Newbie here... My motherboard is an MSI 870A-G54. Headphones and mic are plugged through the front of my case, speakers are plugged in the back straight into the line out jack. In the sound ...
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No sound after update Ubuntu 14.04

I just did a un-harmful: sudo apt-get update; apt-get upgrade --yes I rebooted, and now no output sound. The driver is there, apparently, working, since it detect both mic from headphones and ...
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Using the audio output to create differential voltage signals?

I'm working on a hardware project for which I need two +-10V differential signals. So far I thought about using DAC-ICs like the MCP4822 but an alternative could be to use the audio output which ...
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Cannot disable Sound Alert

i'm using Asus EeePC 1015PX, installed Ubuntu 14.04.3, i cannot disable the sound Alert mute sound volume of the sound alert in the sound effects.. Please help me to disable the sound alert while i ...
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pacmd followed by list-cards shows 0 card(s) available. What does this mean?

So as of now there is no sound on my ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It's working fine on windows. I did pacmdfollowed by list-cards and it showed 0 card(s) available. Does this mean pulse audio is not able to ...
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No audio output from Banshee

I installed Banshee player on my old Lenovo G430 running Lubuntu 15.04 (Vivid). It was able to scan through my music library and add all files to the library. However, when I try playing something, it ...
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how to record long hours of gameplay without audio error

i'm trying to record long hours of game play that i could watch on my way to school but i'm having an issue with simple screen recorder where because of how long the recordings are it seems to remove ...
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How can I change the default audio device port?

i want to set my audio device:hdmi/display port 4 to be the default one.Im on ubuntu 14.04lts 64bits with mate desktop.right now i have to manually change it every time i reboot my pc.NOW TO BE CLEAR ...
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Audio Output device not showing after changing mode

Summary of what happen. Just did a full reinstall. Thought my headset volume was quite low. Went into System Settings -> Sound. Applied the Allow louder than 100%. Still thought it was too low. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 mic not working after suspend

My (build-in) microphone on my PC Specialist laptop is not working after waking up from suspend. Just to give you an idea what I have tried so far: here is the sound troubleshooting tutorial I have ...
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Recently installed ubuntu 15.04 replacing Windows 7, on Thinkpad Edge E430. Sound issue

I had a Dolby software for speakers on Windows 7, and it worked well. Sound on Ubuntu is week. Anything that is amiss here?
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Each time I boot my machine, the sound goes missing

This has been happening since I first installed Ubuntu 14.04LTS, few days back. I have another OS windows 7 on the same machine. Sounds works fine on the windows. To solve my problem I used suggestion ...
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Why is it impossible to set audio jack connector to input?

I have got an Acer Aspire V3-371 notebook which has only a single audio jack connector. I am quite sure that it should be possible to set it to input (for recordings) as well. I have found and tried ...
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No media play in any application after opening a DAW like Ardour or Qtractor

I'm a rather new Linux user, using Ubuntu Studio for about a month now. I've been having issues with audio and video playback not working in any application whenever I open Ardour or Qtractor. This ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Headphone Glitch

Ok so here's my problem. I was listening to music on my laptop earlier and all was well then for some reason the sound got really quiet to the point where i could barely hear it. I went in the pulse ...
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Upgrade xine-lib 1.1 to xine-lib 1.2: xine-drivers not found

-1 down vote favorite 1 I am on Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to upgrade from xine-lib 1.1 to xine-lib 1.2. I have used the Ubuntu libs of x1ne1.2 and I recompiled my code. But I get the error message, ...
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Sound problems after upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I had no sound after upgrading ubuntu 12.04 LTS using sudo apt-get upgrade. In the window Sound settings there is no device through which sound can be played. Alsamixer says that this sound device ...
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Thinkpad T440s internal mic not working in Ubuntu 15.04

My internal microphone on my thinkpad t440s is not picking up any audio on Ubuntu 15.04. For reference, here is the output of lspci and my kernel I am running. philip@philip:~$ lspci 00:00.0 Host ...
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Sound through headphones but no sound through internal speakers

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am dual booting with windows 8.1. I am having the problem of only getting sound through headphones and not through my internal speakers in my laptop. When I go to ...
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Lag on pulseaudio to react to media keys

I'm using *Ubuntu 15.04 and when I start (turn on) the pc, pulse audio lags minutes to react to media keys. So, if I press the up or down volume key, the volume of the system reacts minutes later on a ...
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How to configure 2 bluetooth speakers with 2 bluetooth dongles?

I normally stream to my computer speakers and to a bluetooth speaker by using pulseaudio. So far no major problems. But then I though about connecting a second bluetooth speaker. I use the bluetooth ...
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No speaker sound but headphones working ubuntu 14.04 on msi cx640

i have a msi cx640 laptop and have the speaker problem in it. this work good usually but one day when i watching a movie, speaker sound muted. i tryed alsamixer and all of devices is in 00 mode. and ...
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Audio over Displayport on docked Thinkpad T530

I have Lenovo Thinkpad T530, with docking station. Then I have a monitor (Lenovo ThinkVision Pro2840m), and I have Displayport cable from docking station to the display. Monitor does have speakers, ...
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Joining MP3's via commandline with background track

I'm already taking advatage of two command line utilities. I'm using ffmpeg to convert m4a to mp3, and then I'm combining a few mp3's into one large one using mp3wrap. The resulting file is something ...
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LO Impress inserting audio from mic Ubuntu 14.04LTS

As a study tool, I want to open multiple slides and record information via microphone into each slide, multiple times. The same as MS 'powerpoint' can. Is this possible?
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Ubuntu 14.04 Skype 4.3 volume too low

The Skype volume on my internal speaker was fine for a while but suddenly went very low. It is still usable but only in a quite room. The only internal Skype sound settings is "sound devices" where ...
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No sound after upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and I used command sudo apt-get dist-upgrade to upgrade Ubuntu. After the upgrade was completed, I restarted the computer and there was no sound (youtube, rhytmbox...). Any ...
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Remove Audio Streams of videos - recursively without converting audio or video with FFMPEG

Lets say for example you have a season of a TV show, the best encode you can find, but it has multiple audio streams, that you don't need. You don't want to re-encode and loose video/audio quality and ...
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GStreamer backend error

I just started jusing Xubuntu a week ago. I haven't been playing any music-CDs, yet. When I attempt to use the GStreamer player with a music-CD, it displays an error: "GStreamer backend error. Could ...
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External audio interface sometimes not recognized

I just bought and external usb audio interface (Focusrite Scarlett 2i2) and tried to set it up with my laptot running Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that it behaves weirdly. Sometimes, it is recognized ...
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No sound through analog speakers

Running Ubuntu dual-boot, previously with Win8.1, now Win10. Using Win10, hit "restart" and chose Ubuntu from grub (altered by me, Windows default). Analog sound through my external speakers doesn't ...
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Too much music volume difference

I've a problem that some applications have quite a low volume, but others are too high. For example Videos has a low volume (although on max), but the browser and Transmission are way too loud. How ...
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Audacious can't play some m4a files, but vlc can play it

I have some audio files with m4a format. But some of the file can't be played with Audacious but can be played with VLC. Why did it happen?
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problem to push volume beyond 100% on Ubuntu GNOME

I made a bash script to push the volume beyond 100% in Ubuntu GNOME, to be able to start it during the boot process as my laptop's sound in Ubuntu is so weak. The script is /usr/bin/volume150.sh and ...
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Why is there no TV sound using DisplayPort/HDMI converter on Latitude E6500 running 14.04?

I converted my Dell E6500 laptop from Win7 to Ubuntu 14.04. Works great except there's no sound from my TV when I connect it to a DisplayPort/HDMI converter. The sound worked under Win7, so hardware ...
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volume slider on icon not moving

Am running lubuntu 14.04, Trusty Tahr, non installed version, and I can't move the volume slider in volume icon from bottom, so no sound. Alsamixer seems to show all volumes at MM however much I ...
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Ubuntu headset with single p3 input - When mic is on headphone is off

I have a single P3 input on my notebook and i bought a headset to use both the headphone and the mic. When i go to sound settings and set the sound input to be the headset mic the headset phone does ...
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Real-Time Volume Leveling & Audio Outputs

I've been looking around for something like this, but the only solution I found here only works for one output, and is very inelegant. I want something that will raise quiet sounds, lower loud ones, ...
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How can I download audio from youtube videos with my ubuntu? [duplicate]

My system: I am using a Toshiba Chromebook II with an Intel processor and running Linux ubuntu with a duel boot. What I have tried: I have downloaded MediaHuman's "Youtube to MP3" application but ...
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No sound on chrome (Only) after using an HDMI cable

I used a hdmi cable to broadcast some youtube content to my tv (using chrome). I had to change the sound output from "speakers" to "hdmi" to have it on the tv. Now, there is no sound on my computer ...
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Need help with USB Speakers. Logitech S100, Ubuntu 15.04, USB 1.1

I am a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed it as a dualboot with Windows 7. I have Logitech S100 USB speakers which work fine in Windows. However, I can't get any audio to play in Ubuntu. ...
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Bluetooth Hub for microphones and speaker

Does such thing exists or is there something equivalent on ubuntu. For example, I have five smartphones, I also have five bluetooth speakers. There is a software on ubuntu which manages all these ...