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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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), ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 bluetooth headset connected but not working

Ever since I have upgraded my Ubuntu GNOME 15.04 to 15.10 (clean install), I have been facing an issue with my bluetooth headset. The device is paired and connected but is neither listed as output ...
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Splitting front/rear audio ports

I have a headset connected to the front panel and speakers connected to my rear panel (stationary computer). I want to be able to play audio either from the speakers or the headset, but none at the ...
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hp pavilion g6 2312ax no audio

Running Linux mint 17.1 on hp pavilion g6 2312ax, i'm a complete beginner at this by the way. The audio seems to not be working internal or with headphones.Tried installing alsa but somehow now the ...
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Audio quality decreased after installing 15.10

I had ubuntu 13.04. But when I clean-installed 15.10, there was clearly a decrease in the audio quality. I have a N5010 laptop. Is there a specific audio driver for ubuntu I need to install?
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Audio problem in VLC. Ubuntu 15.10

While playing a video in VLC media player(2.2.1), the audio goes blank for some time if I try to seek to a particular time. The problem does not occur if the video is watched continuously from start ...
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Audio editing software with a similar workflow to Premiere Pro for video

Is there any software available that allows for multi-track audio editing, with a workflow similar to that of Adobe Premiere Pro for video editing? I'd like to be able to take lots of recordings of ...
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how to enable beep sound [duplicate]

I have a problem with beep sound, I want to when I enter ping -a hear beep sound but I can't hear it. I use ubuntu 14.04 with kernel 4.3.0. Sound card works very well and I can listen to music. I run ...
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How do redirect microphone audio output to headphone output?

I'm trying to to redirect the sound that's being inputted into my microphone jack out into my headphone jack, is there any easy way to do this? I've tried doing the following command: pactl ...
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Bluetooth speaker playback in ubuntu but not windows 8.1

this is my first time posting question in here, so hope this goes well :p //the problem happens after i install ubuntu so although it may seems not directly related i think it will be best to post on ...
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Firefox doesn't play sounds in Slack desktop notifications

I'm not getting sounds in desktop notifications, specifically for Slack. I've experienced this on multiple hardware. I ensured I have Notify-OSD installed and have enable desktop notifications in ...
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MAYA 44 USB soundcard not registered as sound device 14.04 [SOLVED] [closed]

I have a MAYA 44 USB sound card. According to various docs, the driver is supposed to be part of snd-usb-audio, however I have done sudo modprobe snd-usb-audio But it doesn't show in lsmod. And ...
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Retrieve media information of multiple audio tracks on VLC?

While moving my music files from my old cpu to a new one, I discovered that the titles had all been changed to numbers in ascending order. They have no other meta-data. It's really handy that VLC has ...
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How do I delay audio signal?

I am using VLC to capture the display and send it to the network. This is then picked up by another machine which displays the image. However it is the first machine that is connected to a sound ...
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What to do to a gnawing laptop

My laptop model no. is HP-630 .The battery of my laptop is not working at all. Even if I fully charge it, after 30-45 minutes a message gets displayed that the battery has been exhausted. The ...
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No sound icon in top panel in Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday I bought an HDMI cable to connect my laptop to the computer, I changed the sound interface to HDMI and everything worked, when I tried to watch a movie with VLC I had to change the sound ...
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No Sound on Ubuntu 15.10 running on Acer CB3-111-670 Chromebook

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on an Acer CB3-111-670 Chromebook. I am running directly off of the internal ssd after following this guide: https://wiki.galliumos.org/Installing/Preparing#Bay_Trail and ...
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CM106 USB Audio Device v0d8c p0102 has no control for headphone

Logilink 7.1 UA0099 CM106 USB Audio Device v0d8c p0102 shows no headphone. In modinfo snd-usb-audio there is no entry for this vendor, hence no options . There are no headphones in alsamixer nor in ...
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Ubuntu phone / Aquaris E5: no ringtones when receiving calls, no sound when receiving messages; no sound on speakers

Aquaris E5 HD, Ubuntu Edition; Ubuntu 15.04, OTA-8.5 My phone does not ring / play any sound on speakers. No problems to answer calls, when having notice by vibrating / display notification; I have ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 2nd hdmi monitor blacks out

I attach my Gigabyte P34Wv4-BW1T laptop to a 2nd monitor via HDMI. This monitor blacks out randomly. I think it's random, at least. I'm not sure if it's going into sleep mode or not. I went into my ...
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Cannot switch profile on Bluetooth headphones

I've just switched to ubuntu 15.10 and I encountered a quite annoying bug. When I connect the headset (Betron BT1050) to the laptop, it connects only as a mono device, when I try to switch the ...
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Sound output to usb device Ubuntu 14.04

Ive successfully input and output sound to a USB (guitar effects) device either using simple playback, or Ardour to record and play back. Recently the sound output stopped working. Selecting S/PDIF ...
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How to get an alert when my input volume is turned on and turn it off if I so desire?

As you can tell by the name, I am an extra paranoid Panda and in order to keep my bamboo safe I don't want my input volume to be on just in case if I get some spyware which listens to my sound input. ...
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libvirt: Configure guest to share host audio

For the past days I've been trying to get a x64 Windows 8.1 VM's audio mixed with the host audio with mixed success. The solution which kind of works for me right now is using Spice for audio, and ...
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Headphones and internal speakers suddenly broken Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sager laptop (or Clevo P750ZM). I'm not exactly sure what triggered it, but suddenly I have no sound output from either the internal laptop speakers or the headphone ...
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Help using crontab to play a sound

I want to use crontab to play recordings of the big Ben every hour and at 15,30 and 45 minutes. So far I'm using mplayer2 and the following tasks: 0 1,13 * * * mplayer -really-quiet ...
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Mplayer2 is mute, despite volume on the program and pulse being high

Once restart after installing and using correctly mplayer2, now I can't hear a thing, even when volume of the program and pulse is high. Other programs (i.e. clementine, cinnamon) I can hear ...
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Audio crashes on ubuntu 12.04 in HP laptop?

When I play any audio file ,it does not sound clearly in both speaker and headphones .How to rectify this problem??
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Unable to get sound working. Ubuntu Server 14.04.3

I have had this problem for a while now. I have looked around in many places for solutions. But none have worked. The OS is running on an old Sony Vaio Laptop, model: VPCEB3F4E. I have used the alsa ...
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After closing laptop with headphones plugged in have to reboot to make them work

While my headphones are plugged into my laptop running 14.0.4 if I close the laptop, then unplug the headphones. When I open the laptop and plug the headphones back in the audio doesn't switch to ...
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Gigabyte P34Wv4-BW1T Ubuntu 15.10 no audio from speakers

I'm trying to get Ubuntu working on my new laptop. I'm having a few problems and I'm very frustrated. The first problem (I will ask different questions for the others): I'm not able to hear sound ...
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Pulse Audio crackling sound

A week ago I started getting a crackling noise whenever I played videos using VLC. Initially I thought the problem was with VLC so I installed MPV but the issue persisted because it was pulseaudio ...
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How to get bluetooth headset to work as normal? I.e., play audio & record microphone for calls

How can I get my bluetooth headset to work as normal? I would like to be able to play audio and record sound for video calls. I would like it to work similar to using a bluetooth on an android phone. ...
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Visual Equalizer

Hey I'm looking for a equalizer that interacts with the sound it hears and gives the whole equalizer graphic, whether it be a background or application. Thanks!
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What is .random.wisdom.d?

My home directory contains this file .random.wisdom.d It appears have something to do with audio/video files. cat .random.wisdom.d produces this output (fftw-3.3.4 fftw_wisdom #x458a31c8 ...
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FiiO E10 USB DAC not working/no sound

I plugged my FiiO E10 USB DAC on my Lubuntu 14.04, turned on (blue LED is on) but has no sounds. It is working on my Mac and Windows 10. I also submitted this Bug #1532379 on Launchpad Hoping ...
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Terminal command (ping) makes sound on fail/success

Is there a way to make the Ubuntu 14.04 terminal trigger a success or, if it fails to ping Google, a different sound, such as if the wifi goes down? If so, how would I do so on constant loop in the ...
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Can not play youtube in ubuntu studio 14.04

Could you please help me to solve youtube's problem ? I played youtube in ubuntu studio 14.04. But youtube does't work and shows that "If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device". I ...
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How do I have a long custom startup sound play completely?

I changed the default startup sound to one that I wanted. However, the song is longer than a few seconds, and only a few seconds of the custom sound play on startup. Is there a way to have the whole ...
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Sound muted and locked but still working

Just reinstalled ubuntu 14.04 on this computer. The sound is working perfectly in every application but it seems i don't have control from the desktop. I do have full controm from alsamixer. Top ...
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Drivers for ASUS mid-audio 892

I'm running 14.04. I installed an ASUS mid-audio 892 card that's supposed to be supported, but the system just won't see it. I found drivers for Red Hat, etc., but not for Ubuntu/debian. Help? ...
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Help with sound issue on gpu

new to linux and having issues detecting other sound devices since installing my gpu. When using the built in it gives me the several options available and my headset will work, with my gpu i only get ...
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sound played by headphones contain much noise, where the sound of printscreen screen capture works perfect

I've a laptop (Vaio VPCM13M1E) with ubuntu 14.04 installed. The sound of my laptop speakers works fine, but the sound of my headphones while playing a medium or through internet contains much noise. ...
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Headphone permanent background noise on Dell M4800

When using headphones in a Dell M4800 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, I hear constant background white noise as soon as the audio system turns on. The noise disappears only when all sound is muted.
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No sound in applications like spotify, firefox and google chrome

I have no sound in applications like spotify, firefox and google-chrome. On chromium on the other hand, my sound works just fine. Can you guys help me out?
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No sound on imac g5 (2005), running ubuntu mate 15.10

I have no sound. There are no devices in sound settings, and gnome-alsamixer does not show any sound cards (alsamixer was not found by apt-get). I have tried the advice in ...
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No DisplayPort/HDMI in sound setting (Dell XPS L502X, Nvidia), Unable to get audio from HDMI

I have connected my DELL XPS L502X to Yamaha Receiver. The setup works perfectly in Windows but in Ubuntu 15.10 / Mint 17.3, I am not getting Audio from HDMI (laptop speaker works fine). This problem ...
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No Audio over HDMI on nVidia Optimus

I have a Dell L502x laptop with Nvidia GT525M (Optimus) on Ubuntu 14.04. HDMI video works with nvidia 352 proprietary drivers, but the audio card is not detected. I don't see HDMI Audio listed in ...
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Skype microphone static?

When I go into my skype options, I can't change the recording program - it just says pulse audio. How can I make it use my mic/fix static? I don't know the cause.
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15.10, Broadcom BCM4352 Jaybird X2 headset pairing problem

Ubuntu 15.10 kernel 4.2.0-22-generic bluez 5.35-0ubuntu2 Dell m3800, Broadcom BCM4352 wifi/bt module I followed other instructions on this help site for getting a proper driver installed for my ...