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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Stuck on login screen, everything plugged in is unresponsive

Whilst downloading version 14.04, my mother manually restarted the computer by holding the power button in. Upon restart, the mouse and keyboard do not work, the speakers would not play the start up ...
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System Settings Missing/Bluetooth Settings/Sound Settings/Programs Missing?

Not sure what happened but all my settings are missing, I cant access any to make changes. When check under the dash not of the settings are showing as been instilled. Not only settings but some ...
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Can't find libasound_module_pcm_a52.la and .so when trying to fix surround sound

Running Ubuntu Using 14.04.2, I'm following the guide for 5.1 through spdif here and have done it both manually and using the script. What ever I do, I stop at the point when I need to copy ...
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Sound not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Sound does not work in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The Analog device is not even listed in the System Settings window. I have already tried the method specified in: Sound not working in Ubuntu 14.04 . But no ...
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Help ubuntu sound issuse's (14.4)

I am really new to Ubuntu. I have version 14.04 and I have been having a tonne of problems with sound; my issues are: There are no sound drivers showing up on system menu. When I get sound to work ...
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Merge two audio sources with avconv

I am trying to record my desktop with avconv. It's working pretty good. My only problem is that one of my audio channels is too slow / downpitched and so has an offset. Adding an offset to the stream ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 Sound drops out on laptop [closed]

Toshiba Satellite L755 S5130 Things I have done so far. 1.) reinstall linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils linux-image-3.8.0-26-generic linux-ubuntu-modules-3.8.0-26-generic libasound2 2.) I ...
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USB audio ok if connected after boot, mute if connected during boot

I am running 14.04 LTS Xubuntu (3.13.0-45-generic) and trying to get a Prosonus Audiobox USB to work correctly. The device seems to have all functionality working fine with snd_usb_audio provided I ...
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How do I access the microphone in an ubuntu touch app

I want to write a chromatic tuner app for the ubuntu phone. What is the best way to access the microphone and stream the audio data to memory, so that I can analyze it? The only thing I found so far ...
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odd results in fdisk for a USB sound card with storage

I have a USB sound card (a Creative SB X-Fi Go!) which works perfectly (both as a soundcard and as a storage device) under Ubuntu and reports to Disks as having a 1GB Fat partition as in this ...
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No sound from headphones Ubuntu 14.04

I am having some trouble getting sound when using headphones. Restarting does not help but for some reason turning the computer off and then on again does. If the computer goes to sleep the sound in ...
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Lubuntu 14.04 — HDMI audio not starting right away

I currently have a HTPC set up with Ubuntu 14.04. Generally, it works pretty well, except for one small issue. When I go to start playing a movie, or play a video after pausing it, it takes about ...
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PULSEAUDIO does not list my ALSA capture device as a capture source

I have recently written an ALSA driver for my audio capture card and I have problems with PulseAudio recognising it as an capture source. Here are some facts and hopefully one of you experienced this ...
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chrome flash plugin crash on ubuntu 14.0

I have ubuntu 14.04 running the latest chrome browser version 40. The flash player crashes every time I try to play video in chrome. I am not sure what caused these issues to crop up suddenly since it ...
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Ubuntu not using correct microphone (though pavucontrol lists it)

when I look at the audio configuration, I see that there is only one microphone configured. When selected, this microphone doesn't really record sound, instead it gives inaudible pops and cracks as I ...
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Audio not coming out and not shutdown option

I have some problems with both the audio/speaker and the power options to shutdown. I do not have shutdown option and my audio not coming out again on the kubuntu system. I read that this file may be ...
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Volume level indicator plugin

I may not be best at terminilogy but i am looking for a GNOME plugin allowing me to see the mater volume indicator in real time, like this one: In new gnome, the "indicators" are hidden and you ...
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fix xubuntu sound

Every so often I would lose the sound in my xubuntu 14.04. The other users on this desktop would would have sound, except me. I am almost sure that the problem is triggered by my use of headphones. ...
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microphone records just noise

I am new to Ubuntu 14.04 on an HP 650 laptop and am trying the basic sound recorder application to record sound. The built-in microphone is shown in the input section of sound setting, but when I ...
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I can't find any option to change a sound theme

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity (dual boot, but separate hard drives). I have looked all over the settings for a way to change the sound theme, but I can't find one. There is one spot in the ...
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Problem with notification sound on Viber

I have some problems about notification sound with Viber on Ubuntu 14.04. I have a Lenovo Thinkpad E320 and I wanted to know how to resolve it ? Thanks !
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Dual bluetooth pairing over A2DP

Following the solution for another problem and editing /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf, I have figured out how to pair two bluetooth devices at the same time as sound outputs. However, I cannot set both to ...
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Enabling 7.1 audio passthru in 14.04 for Kodi

Hardware: Gigabyte GA-A75m-d2 mobo using integrated graphics and soundcard which should be capable of passing 7.1 audio. Basically, I'm just looking for a way to enable passthrough audio for Kodi or ...
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Setting up a Musicbot on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I want to set up a TS³ client on my Ubuntu Server, however, every time I want to start the client via my VNC software, it's the same problem: First time I start, no problems. If I restart the client ...
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Is it possible to update the sound options after boot?

I run my computers display via HDMI into an AV Receiver which then goes to the screen. I've noticed that if the AV Receiver isn't selected to the computers channel when booting the computer, Ubuntu ...
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Sound won't work xubuntu after installing pulseaudio

I installed pulseaudio yesterday on my computer because I read that skype is using pulseaudio but when i rebooted my computer the sound stopped working on my machine completely . What should I do i ...
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No sound Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 14.10

Not been having much luck with ubuntu. At first I installed 14.04, however my display frequently became corrupt or the screen would completely freeze forcing me to restart regularly. These problems ...
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How to prevent Audacious to control overall system sound?

When I mute sound in Audacious it mutes sound on whole system. For example if I play music in Audacious and on Youtube at the same time , muting sound in Audacious will mute Youtube as well.
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Set volume to 100% on start up - Ubuntu 12.04

I am running chrome in kiosk mode on Ubuntu 12.04 with headphones in. When i reboot the volume is setting itself to 50% is there a script i could run maybe in startup applications that sets to ...
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subwoofer not working in viao SVF15212SNB laptop

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 in my sony vaio laptop SVF15212SNB. I am having issues with sound. normal sound works ok, but subwoofer etc are not working. I installed daily dkms package as well . but no ...
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Bluetooth speaker not available in settings - Ubuntu 14.04.2

Using Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS I can pair my bluetooth speaker I can see it paired, but when I look into the sound settings I can't see the bluetooth speaker present in the list and no setting obviously ...
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No sound when Ubuntu start up

I already set up sound output to HDMI, but when Ubuntu starts up no "drum beats" (startup sound)... It have sound output normally elsewhere, but no startup sound... I tried connect headphones to the ...
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Ubuntu 12.04: no sound in headphones after last unity crash

For some reason, recently, unity started getting stuck after resuming from "sleep mode". I restarted it with unity --replace in tty (Alt-F1) or rebooted system and it worked fine after it. Today, it ...
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I cannot find .asoundrc in the home directory, does it exist in 14.04?

So I'm trying to configure my laptop's PulseAudio so that I can record my microphone and from my sound card at the same time. Every tutorial says that I need to make edits to the .asoundrc file. ...
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My Yeti mic is not recognized

In Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, I plugged in my Yeti usb mic, selected it in my sound settings and recorded in Audacity with no problems. Today, one day later, the mic is no longer listed in the sound settings. ...
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Airplay from Ubuntu 14.10 to Speakers

I would like to stream music from my Ubuntu 14.10 machine to Airplay speakers. I followed the instructions here. After doing so, I can see the Airplay speakers to which I'd like to connect in both ...
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How to map a microphone to a stereo input using pulseaudio?

I have the following setup: Behringer C3 microphone > Scarlet 2i2 USB > Computer The setup is successfully recognized and works (almost) perfectly with pulseaudio. I can switch the recording device ...
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How to disable muting of line-in?

How to disable muting of line-in in Sound Settings? Line-in input mutes every time when I restore my alsamixer settings: /usr/sbin/alsactl -f my_asound.state restore. (Option "auto-mute" is disabled ...
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Alsa modular synth doesn't start

I try to open ams. But it doesn't work. I installed jackd. But until now I don't know how to solve the problem. Do you need more information? Thanks in advance! Here is the error message. ...
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How to save alsamixer settings?

I work with sound in Ubuntu 14.04. And I can't save the desired settings of Alsamixer. I tried the command sudo alsactl store 0, but it has not helped. Alsamixer settings changed after reboot or after ...
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Trusty headphone sound very low

I know this has been asked a couple of times, but none of the solutions I've found work for me. I bought a lenovo G700 laptop a few days ago and installed Ubuntu 14.04. I'm quite experienced with ...
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Sound stopped working after Ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

Sound is not working in Ubuntu after I updated and installed Filezilla in Ubuntu 14.04.
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Ubuntu thinks HDMI audio is unplugged

I am running Xubuntu 14.10 on a brand new machine. Fresh install and everything. I have a GeForce 610 video card with an HDMI out, and the PC is hooked up to a TV. The video transmits fine - but ...
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How to change sound volume without AlsaMixer?

since I'm on root user I can't change sound volume by keyboard (on button +volume or -volume). There is no sound icon in the top of the screen. The sound control in the settings is not working ...
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Two speakers (5.1 system) not working on Ubuntu-Gnome 14.10

I have Creative SBS 5.1 560 and two of the satellites are not working. I did go trough first six steps listed in this article, but without improvement. Command sudo aplay -l gave me this output: ...
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<AUDIO> Sharp blips and noise after kernel upgrade

I recently built and started using 3.14.22 kernel instead of default Ubuntu kernel 3.5.57 (that came pre-installed) on my laptop. With this new kernel I get buzzing noise in headphones continuously ...
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Skype not detecting webcam and microphone, while Audacity does

I have a Logitech Quickcam Vision Pro (Quickcam Pro 9000) and Skype doesn't detect it. When I start pavucontrol, the only place I can find the microphone is in "Configuration", where it is listed as: ...
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No audio in Firefox, Chrome, Spotify, etc. on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and I'm having some issues with my audio. I have an Intel H61 Express chipset and I'm using the HDMI out to my home theatre system. When I select the ...
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play music from vlc on Ubuntu server

I have Ubuntu Server 14.04 with Xfce desktop on top of it and I want it also to play music with VLC. However, no sound is coming out. There's also no sound from other media players I installed for ...
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When I play sound I hear a click then a faint high pitched whine

Just like the title says, any time I play any sound I hear a sort of click noise then a high pitched whine. When the sound stops playing I hear another click and it stops. I saw some people with a ...