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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Sound troubleshooting problem - Dummy Output and no Input

My OS is Ubuntu 14.04LTS and my pc is HP Pavilion dv6500. Sound always worked until 3/4 days ago. So I went to HelpUbuntu, SoundTroubleshootingProcedure and I arrived here: ...
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How to enable pacmd index

I ran the following command to turn off one of my sound card profiles: pacmd set-card-profile 1 off And now when I try to turn it back on I'm not sure what profile I'm supposed to enter in the ...
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play sound in someone else's session from command line

I have tested playing sound via ssh console and it works with this: http://superuser.com/questions/276596/play-mp3-or-wav-file-via-linux-command-line I am wondering how to do the same in someone ...
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Loss of sound with HDMI television for screen

I'm using 14.04 with a Philips TV connected through HDMI as a screen with loudspeakers. Most of the time, everything works fine, but occasionally, the sound just disappears, while everything appears ...
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Headphones - noise when nothing is playing

I'm on ubuntu 14.04 and I have sound issue. Sound is clean and nice but when stops playing after few seconds I hear big click in speakers and then anoying buzzing(when I'm using amplifier). On ...
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RhythmBox , VLC , ubuntu's default video player Crashing [on hold]

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu 14.04 . After upgrading I am facing following problems : RhythmBox crashes when trying to play songs. When trying to play videos via VLC, I am getting No suitable ...
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No headphones sound in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS after a fresh install (dualboot)

I installed Ubuntu and promptly lost headphones sound both in Windows 7 (on a SSD) and Ubuntu (on a HDD). I resolved the issue in Windows by just selecting the headphones option in the Sound Blaster ...
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Sound problem with Ubuntu

I have a HP Probook 430 G3 Notebook. Sound is not working when using Ubuntu. While it is ok with windows. Details of the error are : ...
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GoldenDict broke systemwide audio

When I have GoldenDict opened,I can't hear any other audio from all other applications. Is there any reason for that? Should I change something in the settings?
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Sound only out of internal speakers, never headphones (Alienware laptop, Ubuntu 15.10)

Alienware 17 r3 laptop, internal speakers work fine, headphone jack(s) seem to be ignored, so I can't get sound to an external speaker. (The Alienware has a second "microphone" jack, which apparently ...
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Sound with Skylake on MSI H170M PRO-VDH

On a new machine based on MSI H170M PRO-VDH motherboard with a Intel Core i3 6100 processor, it's quite impossible to get sound. I try this page No audio output devices detected in new computer ...
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ASUS c200 speakers dont play sound

My ASUS' speakers don't play audio, despite that I've tried everything on the forums. I have installed Ubuntu on my Chromebook using seaboot and there is no way of getting ChromeOS to boot which is ...
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How to set up Jack + Alsa to show, by name, all ports on sound card

I know I could probably find what I'm looking for by going through a ton of documentation, but hopefully I can find a concise answer here that more directly explains what I'm trying to figure out. I ...
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No sound for built-in speakers but works fine for headphones

Yesterday I bought Dell inspiron 15 3542, with fresh installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, sound was working fine for the first time for both built-in laptop speakers and headphone. After installing some ...
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laptop left speaker stopped working

I have tested left and right using the Sound application. Only the right speaker is working. When I use my headset, I get sound from both left and right headset speakers. I have the same problem on ...
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Audio system Realtek ALC 899 doesn't work on 14.04.3

I have a notebook (MSI GT72S 6QE Dominator Pro), on which I installed Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. It seems, that audio driver for Realtek ALC 899 downloaded automatically (for example file ...
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How to disable/mute left speaker in xfce4

My left speakers give a crackling sound due to which I want to disable them. I am trying to mute the left speakers so that the crackling sound is muted. However, when I go to Volume Control/Sound ...
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Pulse Audio does not work after Resume

Hy, After Suspend - Resume Sound Applications still play, but there is no sound. I need to issue (in a shell) /usr/bin/pasuspender /bin/true then sound is there again. This command of course ...
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Amarok doesn't play any songs

I've recently installed Kubuntu 15.10. After adding my local library to amarok, it doesn't play anything. Double click on a song does nothing. No errors etc. Playing songs/video in VLC is working ...
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Bluetooth Headset Connected But Does Not Work / “module-bluetooth-discover” fails

I have a bluetooth headset that connects, but does not work. It shows up in devices and in Sound Settings. However, it cannot be selected in Sound Settings. It is also shown as connected in Bluetooth ...
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No audio in gmusicbrowser, guayadeque, banshee etc but VLC OK

first post here, new to Linux/Ubuntu (14.04). I had Gmusicbrowser, Guayadeque all working then I decided to install Banshee through software center to have a look. Something went wrong during the ...
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No sound over HDMI

I have a Dell Inspiron laptop with the Intel 3000 HD video. I'm running 12.04.5, all updates. In the past, I've had no trouble, other than having to manually tell the sound subsystem to use HDMI ...
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Crouton Kernel Location Ubuntu 14.04

I am using an Acer Chromebook 15 with Ubuntu 14.04 installed via crouton. My primary issue is that I get intense static sound when plugging in headphones. I am trying to follow this guide to update ...
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How do xmms/modplug tune volume?

I'm using xmms2 0.8 DrO_o + modplug 1.0.0 to have a rich playlist featuring some .ogg/mp3 songs together with old-school sound tracks (.mod, .s3m, .it, .xm). All this runs on ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS, ...
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Trying to play .mp3 on Ubuntu 12.04.5LTS through VLC media player

I am trying to run .mp3 files via VLC media player and receiver the following after opening a file. Gtk-Message: Failed to load module "unity-gtk-module" Segmentation fault (core dumped) I've tried ...
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Does Asus Xonar DS work in Ubuntu?

Does it work in Ubuntu (14.04.03) I dont want to buy it and let it rot on the shelf
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lenovo yoga 3-14: no audio

Installed lubuntu on my new (refurbished) laptop. It's going reasonably well (even got wifi going) but I'm not getting any sound out of it. > lspci -v | grep -A5 -i audio 00:03.0 Audio device: ...
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Ubuntu 15.10: Set HDMI sound automatically on connect/disconnect

I've read on this SO question: Set HDMI sound output automatically on connect/disconnect But it does not work. Using pactl set-card-profile 0 output:hdmi-stereo does not work on terminal even though ...
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how do you install .so plugins for audacity?

Gsnap (a pitch correction plugin) and all of the GVst plugins for Audacity have been ported to linux in the .so format. http://www.gvst.co.uk/portpage.htm How do you install them? Tried to put ...
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No sound after installing Realtek drivers

I installed Relatek audio drivers, i followed this tutorial I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Kernel is generic. My Soundcard is Realtek® ALC892 And i installed new drivers, because i have noise in ...
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Audio Stutters while listening to music

I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. While listening to music, They have stutters sometimes. The audio garbles up, sound stops coming for 2 seconds then resumes, and stuff like that. Model is Lenovo s20-30, and I ...
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Why programs such as Firefox no longer are linked with master sound volume?

Few days ago everything worked just fine, when I would change sound volume it would affect all programs. Now, when I increase or decrease global sound volume it doesn't take effect on apps. How do I ...
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Ubuntu live cd let's me open alsamixer, but the disk install gives me no such file or directory

I'm installing Ubuntu on an iBook G4,on the known facts about PPC and Ubuntu, says that i might have to open alsamixer and turn the PCM bar up to get sound, when i opn a terminal window from the live ...
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No Sound after Upgrade to Xubuntu 14.04

After the upgrade to 14.04 I can't hear anything anymore. The basic troubleshooting looks good, but with aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav nothing is to hear. # lspci -v | grep -A7 -i ...
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Sound problem in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been using Ubuntu 14.04 in Lenovo B40-80 for around 3 months. Till now sound was working fine but suddenly it stopped working. I have tried a lot of solutions but none worked for me. I have ...
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Playing any kind of media on Ubuntu stucks

When ever I play any kind of media (audio or video) on Ubuntu, It struck in middle. I don't know how to explain this. This happens every where i.e, On You tube, On VLC, on Rhythmbox or any where else. ...
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linux driver for ICEpower ASUS SonicMaster [on hold]

It's my first Linux experience (mint, o.k., but it's an ubuntu derivat, isn't it?). I bought an ASUS UX303U with „audio by ICE Power“ and got rid of Windows 10 by installung Mint 17.2. Everything is ...
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Microphone static noise

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with dualboot. But i have problem with microphone noise. I can not find any noise reduction in Ubuntu. Sound quality is for me quite important, because i am talking with ...
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snd_hda_intel triggers kernel stacktrace

I freshly installed ubuntu 14.04 lts on a new machine, and every time I boot a get an kernel stacktrace which causes unity to show an window that an error occured. I got the default ubuntu kernel. ...
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video players don't give sound

In Ubuntu 14.04, I don't get sound in any of the video players but I am getting it while streaming and in audio players. I tried out restricted extras and changing audio preference in VLC player as ...
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How can I set audio output to my remote headset in stereo? (It only works in MONO by setting output as 1.1 root hub analog mono.)

I have a Rii Mini i28 remote keyboard/mouse with a headphone jack. This device uses a USB dongle, which is plugged into an old Dell Inspiron 1525 running 32 bit Xubuntu. (It's salvaged to be my ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 surround sound 5.1 System test not working

My current setup is HDMI sound going out from my Intel NUC to my RCA TV (#RLDED2952A. Sound is then bussed out of the TV via coaxial digital to my AMP which receives the digital sound and sends it to ...
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HP ProBook 6550b Headphone Jack does't work (no sound)

The title states it all. I would appreciate some help. I tried several methods found here but with no use whatsoever.
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Realtek Audio Drivers for Ubuntu

Are there any Realtek audio drivers for Ubuntu? If yes where do I get them and how do I install them correctly? (for Ubuntu 14.04 64bit) Also with jack work okay after I install them? Curious about ...
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Problems recording streaming audio

I'm using a Dell inspiron mini10 running 14.04. I'm having problems recording streaming audio with Audacity. While I see the stream recording in Audicity, I'm still picking up sound from the ...
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How to stop an application from outputing sound?

I have an application which makes a lot of noise, and there seems to be no way of turning off the noise it makes (it plays some music while running etc), so I was wondering if I can just make it so ...
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How can I make indicator-sound showing controls for output that is actually playing?

How can I make indicator-sound showing controls for output that is actually playing? Whenever I connect my bluetooth headset, I get sound to my headphones as desired, but the Unity indicator control ...
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Zoom B2.1u external usb sound card

i have a Zoom B2.1u guitar digital effect, in Windows i can connect it through an usb cable and use it as the system's predefinite audio card (for recording and reproducing). Audio software like ...
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Bluetooth audio stutters when wifi is active

I want to connect my phone via bluetooth to play some music, but the audio is stuttering when the wifi is enabled. Second problem is the wifi signal keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. Im new to ...
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Bluetooth audio not available to all users

I have bluetooth speakers set up. Upon connection, it appears in the list of audio devices and everything works fine... for one user. After switching to another user account (even if it's an admin), ...