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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Laptop Speaker Ringing

I recently switched from Windows 8 to Ubuntu (smart move, I know), and I can't help but notice that whenever I play a loud noise, there is always something that sounds like either a buzz or a ring ...
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How can I get an indication if my music is paused/played?

On my keyboard I can press fn and a pause/play button, but the issue is that there is no indication if it was paused or not. Like when I press the next song button a pop up shows the new song that is ...
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Not able to hear any sound in my ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

Sir i installed Ubuntu 10.04 in my system. I am able to watch videos in that but i am not able to here any sounds. i tried different posts in Ubuntu website but they are not working. Moreover my ...
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no HDMI sound snd-hda-Intel

I am currently trying to make the sound work with HDMI so I can play films/music through my sound system. My mother board is a Gygabyte GA-Z87N-WIFI with 2 hdmi ports, the audio codec of the car for ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 13.10, tried everything

I've read through a bunch of differen't suggestions. I've restarted/rebuilt alsa as well as pulse audio. I've ran speakertest. I've installed ubuntu restricted extras. Here's what's happening... ...
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ubuntu 13.10 no soundcard found

I've went through SoundTroubleshootingguide unfortunately it didn't help at all. I still was not able to fix the sound. Those are my very first steps with ubuntu therefore Im not quite sure if I did ...
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No sound in Xubuntu after starting from command line

When I first installed Xubuntu, everything was working fine. Then I encountered a problem where it would start up in the command line with no GUI, but I fixed that by typing startx. The problem, ...
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Getting sound to play on my new machine on Ubuntu 13.10

So I've been struggling with this for a bit now, and it's getting a bit frustrating. Some preliminary information: I've just built this computer from parts. Checking the available audio (not sure if ...
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USB sound card (Just for headphone jack, not recording)

So I have found a few questions that asked about recording equipment that work with LINUX through USB, but I don't need anything so extravagant (or expensive!), I just need something to be able to ...
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How do I get sound from speakers instead of TV over HDMI

I'm a noob with this OS. I installed Ubuntu today and it's up and working surprisingly fast ^^ My only issue is: I got my PC connected to speakers and connected to my TV via HDMI, when I try to play ...
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Sound and WiFi not working on HP15-50009tu on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a HP 15-d009tu Laptop. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is installed by my company. The problem is it neither search for wireless network nor have the wifi driver. I ran the additional driver software but it ...
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Earphone port does not work exclusively until replugged

This is one of the recent syndromes that I have been encountering for a few days: I switch on my PC with my earphone plugged in to the appropriate port. When I play music on my PC, it plays the ...
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Annoying sound issue

I'm experiencing a quite annoying sound bug on my Ubuntu v. 13.10. When I'm listening to Pandora, or watching youtube videos I will use fn + f9/10 for volume control. However, when I do this the music ...
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Recorded sound using mic heard in only one speaker

I just installed vokoscreen to record screen and sound.I have also installed Pulse Audio Volume Control to control the devices.I am using my mobile earphone to record sound. So when I record,I speak ...
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Sending sound only through HDMI (kubuntu)

So I am a new user to Ubuntu coming from Windows, and I wanted to connect my PC to the TV via HDMI. I have and it works perfectly, however, I have the sound coming from both the TV and the PC and it ...
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mix two PCM audio

I am capturing audio data using pulse audio for every sink index index in file. but after this I want to mix two audio sample from different file . my sample specification is format = ...
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13.10 - no headphone sound

I have a major problem. I recently bought an Acer E1 - Ubuntu 13.10 as OS. (My first foray into Linux after getting exasperated over a bug in anoter OS). Since a bomb blast some years ago, I am ...
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Control sound permissions, revoke access to audio

I would like to control permissions to use sound card. There are devices "/dev/snd/*", the owner is "root", group is "audio", permissions "660". So, I would expect only users in "audio" group could ...
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Watching video on youtube laptop freeze with weird sound

Sometimes it just happens, and I dont know why, during the screen freezed my keyboard and mouse unable to work well, so I had to force shutdown to restart. I use google chrome as my main browser ...
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Fn keys not working

I wanted to give Lubuntu a try. Everything works, even audio now, except the volume control with fn keys, and it would be nice to have those back. lol Running on a Toshiba Satellite C75D-A if that's ...
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Getting Sound to work on Windows 7 in a KVM on ubuntu 13.10

I rebuilt my system from scratch, and decided to install windows as a guest in KVM. It installed fine, but I cannot get sound working on any of the configs [ac97 - sb16]. I read most of the web pages ...
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Audio Recorder recording silent

I just installed Audio Recorder on an Ubuntu 12.04 and tried to record something from my system's output. Unfortunately it does not record anything. It shows up perfectly, as if it would record, but I ...
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Audio libs cannot load when running java aplet from web

When logging in to my company web sites internet conferancing app the following error appears "unable to load audio libs". The site runs a java aplet to allow multi user conferancing. A soluition to ...
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Is there any way to enable voice over for iPod not using iTunes?

I have an iPod shuffle which works fine: I can add and remove songs via Rhythmbox. According to Apple page my iPod is able to talk the name of the songs: Give your songs a voice. Say you’re ...
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problem with 5.1 Audio output

I installed 12.04 LTS but unable to get 5.1 audio output. There is no option as such in sound setting. Please help.
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Volume over 100% advertised as *new* feature

I've seen in a video about 14.04 that in this release you can set the volume over 100%. However I've always been able to do so. Since I can do it from 2 different laptops, I don't think I'm the only ...
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How to install pulseaudio 5 on Ubuntu

Guys how i can install pulseaudio 5? i don't understand the installation step on this link http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/view/svn/multimedia/pulseaudio.html anybody can tell me how to install ...
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Headphones test fine but give static during actual use

I'm using a pair of simple headphones connected to the audio jack of my Hp 2000 laptop running ubuntu 13.10. I've been having trouble with my headphones ever since I got them. Today, they just gave me ...
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How do you feed two audio inputs into one input using pulseaudio?

I'm very unfamiliar with pulse audio. That being said, I'm trying to take the inputs from a line-in audio jack and a usb microphone and combine them into one virtual input device. Anyone have a decent ...
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Speaker not working but headphone is working

My easynote MX45 running 12.04 was working fine and can hear sound either headphones or speakers. (the sound card is HDA Intel) But made a full installation of 13.10 version. And only have sound on ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - MSI H87M-P33 Mainboard Sound Problem

Since using Ubuntu instead of Windows all works fine... except the Sound. Sometimes, in games Animations and so on are fluent but the sound laggs or when I try to record System Audio with Audacity... ...
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Text to audio faci;lity available? [duplicate]

Do you have a facility which reads out as a voice the text on the screen?
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Bluetooth audio devices not connecting

I have a bluetooth audio device I would like to listen to audio through from Ubuntu. (Bluedio R bluetooth headphones). I can get them to pair and Ubuntu can connect to them but when I try to set them ...
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Ubuntu hdmi sound not working

I recently installed ubuntu 13.10, and have been having a lot of problems with sound. I am using my ati 4670 to display picture (which works great) and sound (which doesn't work at all) through hdmi. ...
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Why can't I install noise (music player) in Ubuntu 13.10?

I followed these steps to install the music player noise in my Ubuntu 13.10. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemequ/sqlheavy sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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How do I get my Sound indicator back

I run Xubuntu 13.10 on a Lenovo S10 Ideapad Netbook. I have 200GB HDD Space and 1GB of ram. I wanted to give ubuntu a second chance but I installed it using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop I was ...
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Bluetooth Headset audio delayed, broken up, and not always working

I have a Harmon BT headset works great on Android with a little work it was alright on Windows. But Ubuntu is just jacking up the audio left and right how do I fix this? Im currently running 13.10.
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Ticking sound from HD

I am using Ubuntu since last three months, after switching to Ubuntun13.10 I installed TLP for improvement of battery life. But then I remove TLP because there is a ticking sound from my Hard Disk, ...
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How can I convert audio from ogg to mp3?

I'm looking for a well working audio converter which is able to convert audio files (ogg) to mp3 formate. I tried it with the "sound converter" from software center but it stopped converting after 6 ...
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VLC Media Player and Youtube Playback jerky

I installed VLC Media Player 2.0.8 on my Ubuntu and I tried to play videos on youtube and VLC Media player they were jerky. The video stops and sound repeats again and again like a scratched VCD is ...
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No sound in Ubuntu Studio

I have strange problem. After installing Ubuntu Studio, I had no sound and after changing default card in alsa I have it but only in players. In web browsers (Firefox, Chromium), I have sound only on ...
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No headphones, but “Play sound through” only shows headphones not speakers

My sound settings never show both speakers and headphones like it used to when headphones are connected. It now only shows one like this: That is what's currently being shown, yet I have no ...
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Microphone shuts off when Audacity starts

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for my church's sound-room for recording and cd-burning. The setup is great with a Gnome3 desktop and Audacity. I'm using the microphone jack on the computer's sound card ...
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Jack - Setting up the interface and audio outputs with onboard soundcard- How?

I'm trying to set up Jack on my Ubuntu 14.04. I want to use my internal sound card (USB audio interface is sent back for repair) I have many options to choose for in the audio configuration, i tried ...
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Headphone jack intermittently working on Asus A55VD with Ubuntu 13.10

I have seen many posts about problems with headphone jacks on Ubuntu and have even tried some of the solutions, however my issue seems to be slightly different in the fact that quite often my ...
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No sound with Lubuntu

I've installed Lubuntu as a dual OS with Windows XP. I have sound as per normal in XP but when I boot with Lubuntu I have no sound from the laptop speakers or through headphones. I have downloaded: ...
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No sound output both speakers and headphone toshiba satellite m55 Xubuntu 12.10

I am running Xubuntu 12.10 and I was trying to repair the sound on the headphone jack since I had sound output through there and now I have no sound what so ever. So I think I made things worst. No ...
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13.10 Fresh install, no sound, no devices listed

Running a brand spankin new install of 13.10 and one of the first things I noticed when I first played around is that there was no sound. So naturally I go to the sound icon at the top of the screen ...
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Need help with sending audio from Ubuntu inside Linuxonandroid to Android

I understand that this is not entirely a Ubuntu question but it's pretty darn near:). I'm asking this question here since the linuxonandroid community is too small to get this solved within this ...
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Problems getting 5.1 sorround to reciver [HDMI link]

First question here for me , probably won't be my last either. Recently installed Ubuntu without any issues and I'm now happily running it instead of Windows on all my computers in my home (That's 1 ...