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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How to make A2DP device automatically connect

I have this mini speaker (called sboom500) which is a rather standard A2DP bluetooth audio device. My problem is that when I turn on the device, first of all it does not automatically connect. It ...
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Unity to Xmonad switching disables sound

I mostly use XMonad. But whenever I log out of XMonad and login to Unity and login back to XMonad the master volume is muted. I end up running amixer set Master unmute. Its just an annoyance and I ...
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No sound in Xubuntu 14.04

I have dual-booted my Chromebook with Xubuntu 14.04 and have found that the sound is broken. I have tried everyhting that has been mentioned on the internet. I have restarted pulse, uninstalled it, ...
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No sound from headphones suddenly, although it is recognized

My headphones were working fine, but recently stopped working, though they are still recognized. The headphones work perfectly on any other device. I've searched on the internet, but wasn't able ...
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I can't find programs I've installed through Ubuntu Software Centre

I've been trying to fix a few issues on my laptop, one of which is the fact that I use beats audio. I've been following these steps but I'm struggling to get past 2. I installed trusty1 from the link ...
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mute built-in speakers without muting external output speakers/headphones from command line

I have been looking for an answer for this and couldn´t find one. I am trying to mute/unmute the built-in speakers of my comuter from the command line without affecting the external speakers ...
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Sound broke after update [closed]

When I run gmusicbrowser, parole, etc the sound stops working after 5-10 min. Before system update (26.07.2014) sound worked good. How to repair it ? Xubuntu 14.04, Samsung 550P5C.
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 Audio Crashes After Using Hydrogen Drum Machine App

Basically I can play all audio, from system startup, but after using Hydrogen drum app, I can no longer playback any audio, or videos. Any help?
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Sound Recorder does not show “record as” option

I am setting up a lubuntu box to install in a local classroom where people are not super tech-savvy. I need an audio recording software for them to record things using the microphone and save in a ...
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No Sound In Ubuntu Studio 14.04.1

When playing video and audio files, or on Youtube, there is not sound output. Any solution?
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USB ports and sound are not working in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

I bought satellite C50B P0010 recently. But the USB ports and sound are not working in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. dmesg | tail [ 20.320149] usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3 [ ...
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USB peripherals cutting in and out

I keep having issues with all of my USB peripherals. The first issue is with my mouse, it jitters every now and again randomly, its a wireless logitech mouse and I have never had an issue on any ...
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No Sound After Upgrade to 12.04 HWE

Recently I have upgraded my Asus B43s from 12.04 to 12.04 HWE and have lost all audio upon start up. When going to the sound setting, there are no devices available. Once I run command "lspci | grep ...
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No sound in any music player I choose in ubuntu 12.04

I can't find a method to get sound from any music player I have on Ubuntu 12.04. Installing the program I downloaded the ISO, made the disc and loaded the program to one half of the hard disc.The ...
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No sound on Ubuntu OS [closed]

I'm running Unbutu 7.10 hand have no sound from riptide sound card, cdrom etc. everything appears to be turned on. is there something else I should do since I'm new at this OS.
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Switching between front panel hda headphones and usb audio

So, my front panel audio uses HDA audio and my speakers are connected through USB, how can I make them switch automatically. My audio card is integrated and running cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | ...
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Get first Ubuntu startup sound in 14.04

I've seen that Ubuntu had two startup sounds, and if you make a startup app that executes the command /usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play --id="desktop-login" --description="GNOME Login" , or just execute it ...
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Loud Speaker problem with Dell Inspiron 3521 for Ubuntu only

How can I get output sound for Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 with Dell Inspiron 3521?
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Sound doesn't work after running VLC

I just recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and now, after I ran VLC for the first time, the audio doesn't work anymore. Before, everything worked just fine, but as soon as I opened a mkv-Video in VLC, the ...
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Pairing error with Jawbone Mini Jambox

I just bought a Mini Jambox (Jawbone) wireless bluetooth speaker. It work like a charm with my Nexus 7, iPhone 4 and MacBook Pro. Unfortunatly I can not make it work with my Ubuntu 14.04 Laptop. What ...
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GTA IV under Wine/PlayOnLinux

I have tried playing GTA IV on PoL and Wine without luck. It works with every other game I have tried, including World of Tanks, Portal, Portal 2, Half-Life, BioShock, World of Warcraft, Garry's mod ...
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Firefox/Rekonq cannot load audio on soundcloud and bandcamp

I run kubuntu 14.04 and cannot listen to audio files from soundcloud or bandcamp. f.ex grooveshark or youtube work just fine. I already installed the newest version of flashplugin-installer. When I ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 Usb headset not working

I have a pair of Afterglow headphones that work fine on my ubuntu laptop but not my Kubuntu desktop. It's seen in cat /proc/asound/cards, but not lsusb. It shows up as a playback device under KDE ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Asus G550JK SonicMaster External Subwoofer not working

I have bought Asus G550JK laptop(G version of N550) and installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it. I'm just a beginner in using Ubuntu, but I managed to make everything work fine except the external SonicMaster ...
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Media player breaking audio

I am a new user my problem is when I play the video in any browser it is good but when i play it in any video player the audio is distorted what should i do?\ I am using 14.04 LTS
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Microphone not working

Microphone stopped working. Sound configuration input volume is set to 100% and input level bars graph reach about 50% even with no microphone device connected on the jack. The same happens with both ...
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No audio from line in

Ubuntu 14.04; Creative Sound Blaster Live! 24 bit sound card; Dell desktop computer; amplified speakers. Can't get any sound from line in. Tried Gnome Alsa and Pulseaudio mixers, installed restricted ...
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Whenever I plug my headphones, I hear static noises

whenever I plug in the earphones (headphones) in my laptop it starts a static sound, which so annoying. sometimes, for this sound, original media sound can't be heard! note that my laptop's ...
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how do I disable the headphone jack so sound will come out of the speakers?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (it still has windows 7 on it but I can't access it I don't think) on my moms older and pretty beat up laptop. the thing has a few problems like needing the keyboard ...
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Sound issue on Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot

I have a dual boot of Ubuntu 14.04 with windows 7. Recently after starting windows to play a game Ubuntu would no play any sounds. looking in the sound settings there are no input or output devices ...
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Tried to install audio driver for ASUS P5K, now sound is not working

I was bored recently so I decided to download and install drivers from ASUS site. My motherboard is Asus P5K. After downloading the drivers, I messed up the installation somehow (don't remember the ...
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will it be harmful if we install windows 8/

I have a dell latitude 3540 ubuntu pre installed . as many of us suffered a audio fail includes not working of speakers. is it because I had installed windows 8 or something else ? and how can I ...
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No sound devices or input devices (Ubuntu 14) [duplicate]

So last night I turned my laptop off to go to sleep, I then turned it on this morning only to discover I have no sound devices (input and output). I tried sudo Alsa force-reload and also tried ...
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Screencam that records sound (2014) [closed]

It's 2014. What's the best tool for recording a session on my computer that includes internal audio?
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HDMI TV Issues with Acer V3-571 laptop

Im a complete Linux novice. Iv installed Mint today on my laptop. So far so good. However Im having a few teething issues with regards to my HDMI connection. When I connect to my TV via HDMI the TV ...
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Audio input prompt not updated

I am currently running 14.04 on a dell xps 13. I have installed some of the drivers from the driver support pack. However, these drivers were created for 12.04. The problem I am getting is that the ...
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Simple voice chat over command line?

I will be using this for development. What I want is: No large proprietary blob overhead to accomplish this, like skype No account needed. So no skype account, no email, etc etc. Ability to run ...
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Sound Balance and volume adjustment - Ubuntu 14.04

When I change the balance of the sound output in sound settings, I try to maximize the volume with the icon in the right upper part near the language icon. Every time I try, either it hardly changes ...
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No sound-indicator after login

This is a weird one! :( An fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install (an hour into installing all my stuff).., I can play sound just fine, but there's no sound indicator. If I go to system settings and then into ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, intel chromebook, no sound

I am a total newbie to Ubuntu, and I'm not sure what to do here. I have a Toshiba Chromebook. I had a friend install the latest version of Ubuntu on it for me. For a while, the audio in Ubuntu was ...
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All audio and video files play faster and have no sound

as the title says, all video and audio files, whether from youtube or some other web site or locally from my pc, play around 6x faster and there is no sound at all. I didn't preform any updates or ...
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No sound in ubuntu 14.04, again!

I have done almost all the solutions that I could find! i.e. reinstalling pulse-audio and alsa-base, playing around with alsamixer, etc. But couldn't make it work. My audio card is "Integrated: ...
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Why is XBMC failing to play audio from my HDMI port?

I have the following setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Server Latest Nvidia video drivers ALSA installed PulseAudio NOT installed XBMC 13.1 Gotham installed The problem: running speaker-test -c2 -D plughw:1,7 ...
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I need to change the graphics card depending on what I want to do

In the beginning of this year I bought a secondhand computer. The CPU is an Intel 3.4 GHz dual core and the GPU is an AMD RV410. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on it, and it worked wonderfully, as usual ...
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Woofer in laptop not working

After installing 14.04 I can't get the woofer in my speakers to work.I have a Samsung laptop it has JBL speakers
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Strange bug with sound slider

I have a strange bug with sound slider in Ubuntu 14.04. This problem was described here too but with no answer and the author was using another desktop - I'm using default Unity. I can confirm that ...
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No sound in headphones, ASUS K56CM

I am having an issue. My speakers work perfectly fine, but my headphones are mute. I checked mixer, played with config files and still nothing. I killed a whole day to get to Ubuntu and I am still ...
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Xubuntu: audio does not work

I just installed Xfce on an Acer 3000 to bring it back to life (1GB DDR RAM, Sempron 3100+ 1.8GHZ), because it's pretty old. The first thing I did after I installed it was setting up the wifi, but ...
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No sound after updates in Xubuntu 12.04

After installing updates all my computer was muted. I have tried turning the volume up in gnome alsa mixer and I switched to pulse audio but nothing worked. Does anyone else who has encountered this ...
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Graphic sound equalizer for Ubuntu

Is there a graphic sound equalizer for Ubuntu? I want one for Pulseaudio's global system settings.