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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When playing music through hdmi it stutters

I use Ubuntu 14.04 lts on the laptop. I have connected the laptop to a TV using hdmi and sound through home theater. When I am playing the music, the display turns off for a second along with that the ...
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No sound after upgrading 12.04 LTS

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and did sudo add-apt-repository ppa:xorg-edgers/ppa; sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade; The upgrade took about 30 minutes to complete, and, after restarting the ...
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No sound in Chrome in fresh 15.04 install

Sound works in other programs including Firefox and, bizarrely, Chromium. Chrome does not appear under applications in Sound settings. NOT a flash issue, as non-flash sounds play. NOT an NPAPI issue, ...
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No sound in Lubuntu 14.04 but everything seems to be OK?

Following some manipulation I lost completely my sound in Lubuntu 14.04. When trying to play a file, this message is printed: $ aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav Playing WAVE ...
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No sound through USB headset

Running Ubuntu 14.04, clean install with updates. My headset is a Turtle Beach Z300. I've read plenty of solutions for no sound in Ubuntu but nothing has worked yet. Here's what I've done: My ...
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Praat is not working properly in Ubuntu 14.04.02

I installed Praat Speech Analyzer from Ubuntu Software Center.I wanted to record a sound by my laptop's microphone,i tried it by my headphone and earphone too.It showed that it recorded sound but when ...
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Internal speaker not working. Headphone jack working. same old problem. alsa info sh added. Dell Insp. 3542

http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=85ca6ad5fbc909af651fed5d9503800f72d0bf3d Ubuntu 12.04. Sound card intel HDA, Intel HDA generic Sound works fine with headphone but internal speaker isn't working. ...
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Audio devices not listed for playback

Newbie and I messed something up. I originally had sound but now I do not. When I use aplay -l I get this: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: HDMI [HDA Intel HDMI], device 3: HDMI 0 ...
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Sound icon not working in ubuntu 15.04

Suddenly sound icon stopped working in my system. I am seeing the icon as shown below- If I click on the sound icon and go to Sound Settings, I can change the volume level, but it doesn't take any ...
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How to use default sound driver

When I had ubuntu installed, sound was working out of the box. But then I wanted better quality like in windows. So I tried installing drivers from Realtek page but installation failed. Now I have no ...
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Xubuntu audio not working (15.04)

I'm new to ubuntu and I've just fresh installed Xubuntu 15.04 on a Netbook. I've got a problem with speakers since they don't work. I've checked a lot of threads but no one of them lead me to a ...
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Right speaker doesn't work

I use K53SD Asus laptop with dual boot (win 7 - Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). When ı use ubuntu , left speaker work normally but right speaker doesn't work . When ı use win 7 left speaker work normally again ...
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Why does indicator-sound-service use so much memory?

What can it possibly be doing to require that much memory? Thanks. -Erik charm /etc/xdg/xfce4 282# cat /etc/lsb-release DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu DISTRIB_RELEASE=15.04 DISTRIB_CODENAME=vivid STAT ...
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Only system audio - no audio in apps, games, borwsers etc

Please help. I have just installed Kubantu and I'm fairly new to Unix. I only have sounds from the operating system - event notifications and things like the adjust volume sound - so the speakers ...
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How to safely change the names of items in the system settings

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, with Gnome Shell, and Gnome 3.14, and in my gnome-control-center I have many items, one of which is called Sound, now I don't like this name and would like to change ...
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Sound from one speaker only

I have tried to figure this out from many sources on this website, but haven't had any luck. I have tried alsamixer and system settings. The sound comes out of only the right speaker and it is only ...
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Beats Audio on Realtek ACL3241

I am having issues with my HP Envy 14 after installing Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Win8. So, I have followed many steps and tutorials in order to get the Beats audio system working as well as on Win8, ...
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Skype Input captures Computer Output

So, I have this strange issue with my computer. Whenever I use Skype, Audacity, or any similar program I get this issue where it captures the Output from my computer, if I play Music or DotA or ...
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Sound cannot be unmuted

I hit mute a couple of times. The mixer shows its unmuted, the menu for the tray icon shows its unmuted, but the on-screen display thinks its muted and no sound plays. I restarted. The tray icon ...
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Sound by application controls

Are there any easy GUI controls that I can get access to which will allow me to set specific sound levels on certain specified applications in Ubuntu GNOME 15.04, running GNOME Shell, and GNOME 3.14? ...
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Why isn't sound coming from my headphones in Ubuntu 14.04, but working with speakers?

I've had a bit of trouble with sound on my Dell XPS 13 9343 (2015) ever since I installed the GNOME 3 Desktop Environment to replace Unity. The problems I've having are: Plugging in headphones is ...
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Nautilus: Multiple Selected Audio/Video files length

I would like to know how I can know the total length of the selected audio/video files in Nautilus, if it's possible. I use ubuntu 14.04. Thanks.
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14.04 bluetooth lag (latency, delay) and skipping

i came across: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pulseaudio/+bug/405294 Pulseaudio not detecting bluetooth headset automatically How to get a consistent bluetooth audio playback? (didn't ...
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Cannot see sound output device after login in Ubuntu 14.04. No device listed

I know this is perhaps a popular problem among Ubuntu which has a lot of resources as solutions. But what makes my problem unique is that the initial login sound of Ubuntu Desktop is heard when my ...
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combine audio and photo using command line in Ubuntu

What is the best way that I can make a video from one photo and one audio file like Mp3 I’m using an Ubuntu headless server, so I need a command line version for this... I tried with avconv but I ...
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No audio with newest model HP Spectre x360 (4101-dx)

I dual-booted Ubuntu 15.04 alongside Windows 10. There is a known issue with the audio in linux on this computer: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/1441852 The older models that ...
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mpd - pulse and/or alsa problem

What am I doing? I'm trying to get mpd working for the first time so I can stream my audio on multiple Linux devices. My mpd.conf file shows: music_directory "/home/john-mcbride/.mpd/music" ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 dell e5440 no sound

I have ubuntu 14.04 on my dell e5440. Every time I start ubuntu there is no sound at all unless I plug in headphones. The only way that the speakers work is if I suspend my laptop and wake it up. ...
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Ubuntu perrmission problem after reboot [closed]

I reboot my laptop recently and after this reboot. I have a problem with a some things like: solaar not working (after I logged-in I'm getting a pop-up saying it's not have permissions to open ...
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How can I make Stream-Player resume playback after stopping unsolicitedly?

I've got a BQ Aquaris E5 Ubuntu edition and I'm using Stream-Player to stream Internet radio. Stream-Player tends to stop playback on various occasions. Some times it'll resume by it self, some times ...
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Re-install Alsa on Ubuntu 14.04

I made the mistake to uninstall PulseAudio because i get same conflict error between my OF's app and other audio apps. It seems a very bad idea and i get this error: ALSA lib ...
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How to change the default alert sound in Gnome

I am running Ubuntu Gnome 15.04, and I want to change the default alert sound from "Drip" to "Sonar". I have tried going into Settings > Sound > Sound Effects, however, there is no obvious way ...
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Skyrim audio extremely choppy

I've bought Skyrim LE yesterday, installed it via PlayOnLinux. The game is working fine graphically, however the audio is severely distorted with a varying stutter depending on how many different ...
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Does Ubuntu for phones support the AMR-WB codec, aka HD Voice?

Normally the phone frequency is limited, ranging from 300 Hz to 3,4 kHz. Using the AMR-WB codec, speech is transmitted from 80 Hz to 7 kHz. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wideband_audio If ...
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ALSA not recognizing sound card in Ubuntu 14.04

My system suddenly stopped recognizing my internal sound card. When opening the Sound application, no output hardware devices are listed unless I connect an HDMI device (sound bar or television), or ...
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Speakers stopped working on Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I am using a Dell Inspiron. One day after a update from update manager my speakers stopped working. I tried to reinstall the driver but did not work. My headphone are ...
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checking mic status if it is recording properly or not

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. In my system , I have connected a mic via audio jaxck. This mic is continuously recording audio. Now I want to check status of mic if it is recording audio properly or ...
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huawei e169 mobile partner no sound

I'm trying to use an internet key, the huawei e169 (branded with italian Telecom), on a remote computer (a pc with linux or a raspberry pi) to allow it to make a phone call with a pre-recorded audio ...
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how to install DSP or LV2 effects(realtime effects) while playing music and videos in ubuntu 14.04 LTS?

I want install effect realtime processor sound while playing music and videos, which are similar to windows applicatios such as SRS Audio Sandbox or Viper4Windows... I tried Creox but is very outdated ...
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Connect microphone to combo port in Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Asus S400CA, however it comes with a combo port(headphone port and mic port combined). For some reason, in Ubuntu if I connect a microphone, it always detects it as a headphone, and I cannot ...
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No sound through headphones after first start

Hello guys I need your help (and I apologize for my english skills). There's a little problem I have since I've installed Ubuntu (I had the same problem on windows as well). Every time when I start ...
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sound suddenly not working on 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04 my browser sound system works correctly while the audio files which are already stored in system does not work..I report bug but still nothing I found
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kubuntu 15.04 no sound - nvidia 970

My issue is very similar to this item: Xubuntu 15.04, no sound through HDMI but a bit different. Using a pair of nvidia 970 with an asrock exctreme6 MB. Sound output through display port to ...
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15.04 headphones detected but no sound

Running Ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop which detects plugging in and unplugging of multiple sets of headphones (which work on other devices), but no sound is emitted from any of them. My speakers work ...
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USB speaker not detected

I am connecting an USB speaker but it the speaker gets detected on USB buts gets rejected after a while. However it works in Fedora [ 9548.214066] usb 5-3: new full-speed USB device number 19 using ...
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Dell E4300 Sound from Headphones and Speakers at the same time

Running Ubuntu 14.04. Audio plays on Headphones and Speakers at the same time when I plug in headphones. (Speakers mute on Windows) Sound Settings show only one device, which switches from Speakers ...
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Lenovo Y50 Subwoofer does no work with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I could not get my Subwoofer on Lenovo Y50 to work. Googled around and did not find any solutions. Let me know if anybody has any clue. Thanks!
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Numark Omni Control with build in Asio soundcard on Ubuntu

I really hope you can help here. I have an Numark Omni Control with an Asio build in soundcard. I'm hoping you guys could help or point me in the right direction how to install a driver that's ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - No Sound in Headphones

For some reason, my headphone jack no longer works. I have tried numerous fixes online, yet none of them have fixed my problem. Here is what I have tried - Download PAVC - Open alsamixer in terminal, ...
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Audio Switching to Mono after a while

I'm running kubuntu 15.04 - for a few days now, the audio swithches to mono after 48h or so after a reboot. A reboot fixes the issue. Using pavucontrol, output devices, headphones (actually ...