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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blutooth sound identified but not connecting

Has anyone got the sound on this working under linux? https://fccid.io/2ADXM56902BT It is called Soundlogic XT SBSS-12/6465 Slimmest Selfie Speaker which explains its functions. It connects as a ...
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stream audio over wifi

I want to stream my audio output over the network (Wi-Fi) to my Android devices. I'm not looking for a music/video streaming solution, but I would stream any audio output of my GNU/Linux desktop to my ...
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Why is it that when I select 7. sound…everything is now in surround?

In my experience in the past when i used Kodi you set it up for 7.1, and stereo sources would be stereo, but with Ubuntu/Kodi now everything is 7.1. How do i get stereo when stereo is played instead ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.04 on iMac: No Sound

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 64bit on my iMac late 2013. No sound is generated except for a few applications. I manged to get sound output on Totem video player by choosing "AC3 pass-through" on it, but ...
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Sound Goes Out In Ubuntu 16.04 But Works From Headphones

When I start Ubuntu 16.04 (I dual boot with Windows 7) the sound works from both the headphones and speakers. I can listen to music, watch YouTube videos, and test the sound. After a while, (I don't ...
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Bluetooth audio suddenly quiet

I have a bluetooth speaker and this has been working fine with Ubuntu 16.04 until today. I last used the speaker a few days ago and everything was perfect; however, the volume is now incredibly low. ...
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i3 volume keys of laptop

How can i set up my volume keys of my laptop? I have edited the i3 config with the following lines: bindsym XF86AudioRaiseVolume exec "amixer -q sset Master,0 1+ unmute" bindsym XF86AudioLowerVolume ...
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Video conferencing: Audio compressor / auto-limiter for the audio output

My work machine is running Ubuntu 14.04, and recently, I had to join several regular video and audio conferences. Those conferences use various conference tools, and I can't influence those. Most ...
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Sound coming from both the headphones and speaker on ubuntu 16.04

When I plugin my headphones through the front jack in my desktop my speaker does not auto mute and sound comes from both in Ubuntu 16.04. When I open the alsamixer program through terminal, I see ...
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Ubuntu SPDIF input not working

I bought this product , The problem is the SPDIF input not working Linux 4.4.0-28-generic #47-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jun 24 10:09:13 UTC 2016 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lspci | grep -i audio 00:03.0 ...
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Vokoscreen Microphone Audio Not Working

Ok, so recently, I decided to start making youtube videos using a screen recorder. I had previously tried several other Linux distributions, but am now using Xubuntu 16.06 LTS 32-bit on a Dell d410. ...
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Did ubuntu really crashes hdd?

After installing ubuntu my seagate barracuda (6yo), died in few days. That is why i had to buy new WD hdd-disk. I installed ubuntu again and everything seems ok, but hdd works too loudly. When i used ...
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Decent Quality Sceencasts

I've been trying for days to get a good combination of software/hardware/configuration to record screencasts with reasonable quality. Windows solutions aside, I've tried RecordMyDesktop and Kazam on ...
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16.04 no HDMI audio out option

I have read every other thread on this and I can't find a fix. I have an Asus Zenbook UX51V - built in Nvidia 650m graphics (where the HDMI comes from). I have selected the Nvidia drivers in the "...
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Scale volume and/or screen brightness with a logarithmic scale

I own an Acer Aspire E5-773G notebook running Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity Desktop. When I change the volume or screen brightness level (no matter whether using Fn+Arrows or through e.g. the Volume ...
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Trying to use squeezelite with existing PulseAudio outputs

So I am trying to set up a squeezebox (Logitech media server) client using squeezelite on my Ubuntu 16.04 install, and am having some trouble getting what I want out of it. What I am trying to ...
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No Sound In Ubuntu 16.04!

I have noticed that this problem has been asked about many times but none of the answers that I have seen so far work for me. Today in the morning I went to my computer and tried listening to some ...
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No Sound from AlC888S

I have a "alc888S" in HP Touchsmart 600-1050 its showing up as a alc888. front speakers do not work at all no matter what I have tried is there anyway I can get joy from this? I have seen and tried ...
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Front audio is not working on 16.04

I have Ubuntu 16.04 is installed on my computer. But front 5.1 mm audio is not working on 16.04. Although it was working perfectly when I was on 14.04. When I format and reinstalled 16.04 problem was ...
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How to prevent Pulseaudio from downsampling

How to prevent Pulseaudio from downsampling my music when played? The target is to be able to play lossless formats without any loss. Using Kubuntu 16.04
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Huge amount of static/echo over microphone

My microphone regularly bleeds through large amounts of static and the overall quality is terrible. I've tested all the hardware on windows with no problems, so the hardware is fine. I tried using a ...
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No sound from zoom conference

I am using Ubuntu version 16. I m able to hear sound from browser and Youtube videos. But I use zoom conference, I m not able to hear any sound from laptop. Is it because on Ubuntu, I have to set the ...
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Can't use Volume Keys but I can use brightness keys on Lubuntu 16.04

So, installed lubuntu 16.04 and everything was working great excep the volume keys. I've already tried many fixes, including: http://wiki.lxde.org/en/LXDE:Questions#...
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16.04 - newest kernel cannot be removed

My sound stopped working after upgrading to linux-image-4.4.8-040408 (I am using 16.04). I tried the steps specified here help.ubuntu.com but got stuck when trying to execute sudo apt-get install ...
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How To Do Beep in Matlab of Ubuntu 16.04?

Condition: unsuccessful system beep from motherboard Settings: sounds work normally Differential condition: unsuccessful beep from speakers in Matlab Enable beep sound in kernel and gnome by ...
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HP Envy DV6 Quiet and only sees 15.6G of ram

First time installed Ubuntu today, I am very happy with it so far. As the title suggests it only sees 15.6G of ram instead of 16.. I can't see this as a big issue.... but is it normal? Can I change it?...
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Sound Settings won't let me switch Bluetooth headset to A2DP

This issue has been cropping up for a while. Sometimes my BT headset works fine, and other times I can't switch the output to A2DP. When I go into sound settings and try and switch from HSP/HFP to ...
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How to use alsa systemwide and still have a volume tweak

I have found that using alsa and not pulseaudio greatly improves the quality of my sound. I tested this using DeadBeef and "direct ALSA output". I'd like to have my entire system use ALSA directly ...
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No bass from my laptop's build in subwoofer on Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS

I recently installed Ubuntu GNOME 16.04 LTS on my laptop, running alongside Windows 10 on UEFI, but I run into a few problems. Most of them are fixed now but one thing that bothers me is the fact that ...
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DisplayPort without sound in lubuntu

I have installed Lubuntu on my old laptop with Nvidia graphics card. However, when I try connecting it to the TV through DisplayPort, I don't get any sound. I have checked the Nvidia config and there ...
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Headphone Jack causes immediate shutdown

Every time I plug in my headphones into my laptop, its seems to power-off immediately after about 1.5-2 seconds. I have tried this with several other Linux distributions and they have all failed, so I ...
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Is there a loss of audio quality when using Wine?

I've been a long time Windows user and after using linux at work for a few months now I would like to switch over on my personal computer. My problem is that I'm a long time audiophile and don't know ...
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Playitslowly bug

I love the audio player playitslowly for its ability to change pitch and play speed. However, it sometimes runs improperly ; after 10-15 seconds of playing a song, the file is still being read but no ...
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Static noise in microphone recording when laptop connected to power cable

So, whenever I try to record my microphone, and my laptop is plugged to the power socket, I get static noise, but when I disconnect the laptop from the power socket, the noise is gone. I know I can ...
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different problems with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I have been using ubuntu 14.04 LTS for nearly 3 years, suddenly nowadays 1.my system volume(while hearing songs in Rhythom box) automatically changes from mute to normal and vice versa rapidly for ...
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Sound on speakers, but headphones don't work on Asus X553M [Ubuntu 14.04.1]

I'm having a big problem with my headphones on partner's notebook: it's running on dual boot (Win10 and Ubuntu 14.04.1) and although sound works fine on speaker, it doesn't work on headphones. I've ...
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Removing the beep sound when moving between elements in a folder

When we move between elements in a folder by means of the keyboard arrows and if we press it too many times to go beyond the existing number of elements, the system makes beeps for each time it cannot ...
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How to access headphone jack pins in Ubuntu 16.04 [closed]

I'm running a Dell XPS 17 with a Realtek soundcard. There are usually 3 connector rings on a headphone jack (right headphone, left headphone, mic) and these are used to create music or record phone ...
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Low sound on Kubuntu 16.04

ever since I have been upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04 Kubuntu, the sound volume is very low. I have thought the reason would be the same as it was in 14.04 and went to "alsamixer" to check, but there ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 New/old bluetooth headset problem with sound

first sorry for my simple English. Now I try explain my problem: My bluetooth headset Philips SHB7150 not working (propably accu) and Philips service exchange it for new one. Now when I connect the ...
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How to find more suitable drivers?

I am new to Ubuntu and I've installed it on my laptop 3 days ago. I have HP 15 notebook PC laptop and the Ubuntu version I am using is 16.04 LTS. I have some problems I can't solve and I believe it is ...
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Ubuntu Studio menu audio, video production, graphics directory menu entry disappeared

Ubuntu Studio menu has broken - I must have installed something or made a change to the menu (I used the menu editor to add a launcher), and I lost the audio production, video production and graphics ...
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Use Zoom H5 audio recorder as USB mic for Ubuntu 14.04

I'm trying to use my Zoom H5 recorder as a microphone input to my laptop. The sound quality is so much better than the built-in mic, so I was wondering how I can set my sound settings to receive audio ...
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Audio devices detected, but no sound outputting

I cannot seem to get any audio outputting from my computer. Things I've already tried: Alsamixer (un-muting everything) PulseAudio Mixer (testing different devices) Setting my snd-hda-intel to ...
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16.04 with Unity - Icon with sound indicator icon is gone. How to activate it?

Since a few days the sound indicator icon is gone. I still have the network indicator icon, the time/calender and the user icon. But the main one with the volume controls is gone. How to activate it? ...
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Sound problem with playing media in Ubuntu 16.04

My system is Ubuntu 16.04. Before, everything worked well, but now when I want to play a media - sound, video, etc. - using VLC, there isn't any sound. The system notifications have sound. I ...
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Headphones without sound

I install ubuntu-restricted-extras to solve a problem to read mp4, but with this install, my sound of headphones not works. How can I solve this?
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No Audio from Ubuntu 14.04 installed Dell Optiplex 7040 PC

We have Dell Optiplex 7040 PC. Everything works fine in factory installed Windows 7 OS. However we installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. And now there is no audio from speakers as well as from headphones. I ...
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No sound in Ubuntu after login

After I installed and uninstalled lxde with Ubuntu 16.04, I can not hear any sound in ubuntu after login with my user (in the login screen, it works). It started with (from history | grep apt): ...
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OGG to M4A with extended tags?

So, I have this program that is a game creator and it uses OGG and M4A files. OGG files are used on PC and M4A are used for Mobile exports. The thing is that there's looping information stored in the ...