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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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cant compile audio software [fixed]

I tried to install an audio software (SO-KL5 synth). My distro is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to compile the software, it says it cant find jack and ALSA header files. Where are these files? ...
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Wha't kind of model I've to add in my alsa-base.conf file

I've several problem with my sound card as : No sound when the HDMI is plugged, External SubWofer and the laptop speaker didn't switch off when I plugged headphone. It's an ASUS N550LF with 14.04 ...
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Audio not working on fresh Ubuntu 14.10 install

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on this machine but cannot get audio to work at all. Sound config does not show any output device, even though everything works ok on windows. Here goes the output of ...
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Space bar plays music or video

My ubuntu used to play music or vids by pushing the space bar while the cursor is over the file. How can I get this back on 14.10?
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Sound only coming out of left speaker from rear port

The front headphone jack, the sound comes out of both left and right. The rear port it only comes out of left. How do I fix this? I've checked the volume levels in pavucontrol and nothing seems to ...
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Why does audio stop playing when switching to a virtual terminal?

When switching to a virtual terminal, e.g. using Ctrl+Alt+F2, audio from the desktop environment stops, e.g. music from Grooveshark or the VLC Media Player stops. Why is this? Is there any way to ...
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“Could not initialize supporting library” while playing videos through default player in ubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04LTS from 13.10. Before upgrade sound was working fine, but after that its not working.Before trying below reference sound was working only through headphone but after ...
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Need audio player for bash script

I'm working on a small audiovisual project, and I'm writing an auxiliary bash script to control some stuff. However, I need to play a generated audio file for a few seconds before stopping it, the ...
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Sony Vaio VGN-TT280N no sound

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop Sony Vaio VGN-TT280Nn, but no sound. In Windows 7 all work fine. lspci -k | grep Audio -A2 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio ...
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How to enable mute and volume buttons on HP Elitebook 8460p?

I have a HP Elitebook 8460p, which works mostly perfectly with Ubuntu, except for a few quirks. One of them is that the mute and volume buttons do not work. The volume buttons are mapped to FN+F6 and ...
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How to open two Banshee players at once

I want to play more .mp3 files at once, but Banshee/Rhythmbox players seems to allow only one file to be played at a time. I wanted to solve this by opening multiple Banshee players, but I can't get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound does not work

I have checked all possible solutions but they did not work. I had sound but when I restart my pc it disappered. http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=347652a8be4a4c4207a55365bd944ff5e13cbecd This is ...
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Audio source changer

I want that Skype (or other similar applications) take my sound card and not my microphone as the main source for my audio. I know how to do it on Windows but unfortunately not on Linux.
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Alienware 14 -> bad sound quality

So i've managed to make the audio work on my AW 14 laptop(feb-2014), but the sound from the speakers is really bad. It sounds like if my laptop was in a tin can. Here is what I noticed: On ...
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pulseaudio does not ring bell through XBell function (urxvt)

I do not get an audible bell / beep through urxvt when using pulseaudio-module-x11. urxvt uses XBell in this case: https://github.com/exg/rxvt-unicode/blob/master/src/screen.C#L1971 (I could also ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 problem with sound [duplicate]

When i connect my headset to laptop sound disappear. I have Asus x550cc.
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How do you make it so there is sound on a screencast when there is MIDI plugged in?

I finally figured out how to keep Audacity from freezing when using zynaddsubfx and Qjackctl on my MIDI keyboard. I want to make a tutorial on youtube, but every time I try, there is no sound. Is ...
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HDMI Audio output in FGLRX

Just made the transition to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I use my laptop as a gaming machine on the rare occasion and as a media streamer therefore I use it via HDMI on my TV. After the transition to Linux, i ...
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using python to play audio using remote desktop

I am using pyaudio to play a tone. I am using the example that taneli gave here LINK I am using a WinXP computer to log into a ubuntu computer using remote desktop. When I have the ubuntu computer ...
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sound problem (the left speaker doesn't working)

I have a problem with the speakers hardware and the left speaker doesn't working... how can i make the whole sound be in the right speaker? some videos have sound just in the left speaker so changing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 headphones not working [duplicate]

I understand that there have been several fixes to this exact problem in the past, but I have tried them all and nothing has worked. The external speakers output sound just fine but the headphones do ...
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How can I play music?

I use Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn. When I try to play music (audio/video), it shows error "Required plugin could not be found Rhythmbox requires to install plugins to play media files of the following ...
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USB headset mic not working, but output is working

Neither my built in mic, nor my usb headset mic is working. I'm trying to get the headset one to work now because the headset is detected, it just won't let me speak into the headset I seriously ...
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Alsa, internal mic on macbook works sometimes

I've had my internal microphone working twice. I'm using simplescreenrecorder, and the internal microphone was working when the input options were set to alsa and [default] default source. So I had it ...
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Why is there no sound through HDMI in Lubuntu 14.04 on an Intel NUC DN2820FYKH?

I cannot get sound via HDMI from my NUC DN2820FYKH. tried this but settings are not accessible from the Lububnu menu: lubuntu 14.04 hdmi no sound on tv tried this but doesn't work: Intel NUC No ...
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Pulseaudio: Sound but no pickup

I am trying to get audio recording with pavucontrol working. Problem is I can hear the sounds playing just fine, but the pickup-bar in pavucontrol is not picking up the sound, hence no recording is ...
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Virtual Box and Gnome settings doesnt work

Rezising Linux Partition which contains the ubuntu OS in 14.04 LTS I had this problem and was solved it by the method explained by aveemashfaq But now certain applications have some problem. Running ...
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audio-recorder “start if sound” not working 14.04

Audio-recorder worked great for me in 13.04. Now, in 14.04 when I include the option start if sound as a timer in audio-recorder, then audio-recorder will just start recording on is own, and as soon ...
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Getting sound to work with Alpha Centauri (SMAC) on Ubuntu 14.10

This question only concerns getting sound to work for Ubuntu 14.10 and the native Loki version of the Game Alpha Centauri. If you have another version of the game or a different distro, please DO NOT ...
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Sound settings not displaying in system settings

I followed these instructions given here - Dell 3800 vostro unable to play sound and my sound settings does not show up in System settings. In other words my system is messed up. I rebooted and got ...
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Dell 3800 vostro unable to play sound

I am unable to hear any sound on my dell vostro 3800. It has Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I can type whatever command you want me type and give you the information.
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“Failed to open audio output” error when trying to send audio from mpd to pulseaudio

When I try to play mpd through pulseaudio, mpd.log reports: pulse_output: Failed to enable "Pink ROCKI" [pulse]: pa_context_connect() has failed: Connection refused Pulse seems to be working ...
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KDE announces program name when I open an Emacs window

I don't know why but suddenly KDE tells me whenever I open my Emacs window ... how can I tell it to shutup? It only happens with Emacs so far. Edit: My Thinkpad X220 runs on Kubuntu 14.04. I tried ...
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Is FiiO E10K DAC supported on Ubuntu 14.04?

I am planning to get headphone DAC/AMP Fiio E10K. It has PCM 5102 chip. Its not same product as Fiio E10 – because the chip is different. I am wondering will it work with Ubuntu 14.04. If it does how ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 no HDMI Sound (AMD Radeon R9 M265X)

I have a toshiba laptop featuring an AMD R9 M265X Hybrid graphics. At the moment I'm using AMD proprietary drivers but I did also tried to get it to work with the open source driver. On the sound ...
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Lubuntu 14.04: unmute sound from keyboard not work

When i press mute button on keyboard, it works. But when i press it second times, sound not unmute. How to repair it ? This key on xubuntu 14.04 works good. Hardware is samsung 550p5c.
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No sound on Ubuntu 12.04 after using headphones

I have a Hewlett Packard laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I used USB headphones, and had to manually mute the sound of main speakers in Sound settings. After I pulled them out and rebooted laptop ...
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USB MIDI keyboard Akai LPK, jackd

I got Akai LPK25 and I am trying to make it working on my Ubuntu. I tried to follow a tutorial http://terokarvinen.com/2014/usb-midi-keyboard-on-linux-akai-lpk25-professional, but when I run ...
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GT 630 Nvidia card HDMI sound stops working on 14.04

Ok I've read all the other post similar to mine and is not the same case so I will present the one I have. My video card is a Nvidia 630GT configured with the .xorg drivers it was working properly ...
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Sound not working in Ubuntu 14.04LTS after upgrading from 13.10

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04LTS from 13.10. Before upgrade sound was working fine, but after that its not working. I tried solving this issue from a reference link Sound not working in Ubuntu ...
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Driver for sound card - any way to make it work? Icon Cube 4nano

I have recently migrated from Windows to Ubuntu. Everything works fin and much better then on Windows. However, there are some things that are bothering me - I have an external USB sound card - ICON ...
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Dell 11 3000 - Sound for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Audio Drivers?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a USB Flash Drive. Booting in Demo Mode seems work Ok in a Dell 11 3000. Microphone input works well, however Audio Output does not. (Tested). I imagine the audio ...
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Sopcast on Ubunutu no sound and vlc problem

I installed sopcast on ubunutu. All works well, except two problems. The first is that after starting a sopcast stream, all works well until after a time the sound is gone. The second is that is ...
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USB Audio device ocasionally sounds loud white noise

I'm using a Dell Soundbar AC511 (USB 413c:a503) and it usually works fine, but every couple of minutes goes to a full volume white noise state, and I have to reset it be selecting another sound ...
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Airplay sink no longer visible in pulseaudio

I'm trying to send audio over airplay (RAOP) from Ubuntu 14.04. The pulseaudio-module-raop in Ubuntu used to support my 2nd-gen Airport Express, but it no longer appears in my list of pulseaudio ...
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PulseAudio & Ubuntu 14.04: Audio source switches when using USB device

We have this bug across ALL our Ubunut setups at work, home, everywhere. As soon as we use a USB audio card (approx 90% of all available audio cards are USB nowadays), PulseAudio and Ubuntu forget ...
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Lubuntu - Presario CQ62 - HDMI Not working.. help!

Hi there I am a relative linux noob, but can copy and paste like a pro! If anyone can clearly in "this guy is dumb" speak give me instructions as to what i need to do to get HDMI Video and Audio out ...
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No Sound coming while playing audio or video on kubuntu 14 LTS

No Sound coming while playing audio or video on kubuntu 14 LTS via local application nor from youtube online videos
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Probably need Realtek driver for my Asus laptop to use headset for skype with combination audio/mic in port: NEWB help?

When I plug in my mike into my Laptop that has 14.04 installed, it shows a popup to decide what I plugged in: headphones or mic. But I want to use a headset that has both for Skype. It is a ...
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No sound output device after disconnecting Bluetooth headset

The speakers of my laptop work fine. I can also connect my Bluetooth headset, that works equally fine. However, once I disconnect my Bluetooth headset (by turning it off), everything stops to work ...