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 can I have sound on my laptop toshiba l35?

I just installed the latest version of Ubuntu on my Toshiba satellite L35 but I found out there is no sound coming out, I search on internet about this issue and it didn't work. Ubuntu knows there is ...
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I can't add songs to lxmusic

I'm using lxmusic to play sounds. When I try to import files using the bottom left button, the files appear in the list for one second and then they disappear. Running it from the console only ...
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ubuntu 13.04 no sound

After my last restart the sound is not working... I tried this script, but I don't know how to read the output and how to fix the problem. I tried this too, but it doesn't work. What's wrong? ...
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Mouse & audio not working properly

I am a returning Linux user after spending about 3 years apart from Linux. I am running Ubuntu version 13.04 on my pc. I am running it alongside windows 7 with a 50 GB partition allowed for linus and ...
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Audio Devices Have Disappeared; How To Re-install the Drivers?

I was trying to stop the popping sounds my system was creating every few seconds and now I've got no audio devices. It seemed like a powersave option but I was unable to turn the powersave off. I then ...
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Ubuntu with all audio drivers

Is there an ubuntu that comes pre-installed with all audio drivers considering that I dont have access to the internet that much
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Sound doesn't play in browser

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Problem: while I am able to play music files from my desktop, sound doesn't play when I run a video in a browser, say from YouTube. Also, video runs in a bit of fast forward mode. ...
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Sound drivers for Gateway E4300 for ubuntu 12.04

I have no sound driver for my system (Gateway E4300) on operating system Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop. What should I do?
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Missing sound in youtube

I've just downloaded and installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7. But being new to the system, I notice that there is no sound on youtube videos, whether it is a downloaded video or directly from ...
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Sound stop working - ALC892

Some times my sound is muted, and I need reboot many times to back work. But today, nothing happens/worked. I try "everything" like Sound Troubleshooting, etc. ➜ ~ cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | ...
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The loudspeakers on my Sony Vaio (SVF1421L1EW) haven't worked since I installed Ubuntu 13.04

I am very pleased to have successfully installed Ubuntu on my new Sony Vaio laptop, but here's the thing, the loud speakers aren't working (they were working under Windows 8). But when I plug in a ...
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Can't Start PulseAudio Ubuntu 12.04 | Can't use USB Headset

I have a Logitech 590 USB headset that I cannot get to work with Ubuntu 12.04. In my computer sound settings everything is absolutely blank. No options for inputs or outputs. I do have some regular ...
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Capture audio output to play through voice in games

I want to capture my audio output as my default capture device in order to play it into the voice chat in the Steam game Team Fortress 2. I don't simply want to record audio output.
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Two microphones listed in the input section of Pulseaudio, “Internal microphone” and “Microphone” but the problem is that

Being on a laptop, (Acer Aspire V3-571G to be specific) Ubuntu 13.04, The "Internal Microphone" port selection, all noise played into the microphone is played back to me through the speakers. Being on ...
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Skype causes audio/video playback to speed up?

Recently I had a problem with audio and video playback speeds. The night before the issue everything played fine (on VLC, Youtube, etc.). The day after, the audio and video playback speeds were ...
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No sound on a HP Pavilion dv6 with ubuntu 12.04

After installation Ubuntu 12.04 in my hp pavilion dv6 machine sound system is not working. commands like gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf killall pulseaudio sudo alsa force-reload ...
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playstation3 via hdmi input on ubuntu audio issue

I have an AlienWare m17xr3 laptop with switchable Radeon HD6990 and HDMI input. When I connect a playstation 3 everything works fine, but there is no sound. Has anyone any idea why there is no sound ...
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No audio input device

my Ubuntu 12.04 shows no audio input device, the list of audio input devices is empty. I've tried several solutions suggested to this issue (editing alsa-base.conf, installing paman, pavucontrol, ...
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No sound… How to re-enable pulseaudio?

Ok, back when I had 12, I was using Pulseaudio equalizer, and it worked great. but now the I have 13.04, It doesn't work, and there are no options under "play sound through", where it used to say ...
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Sound problem on Asus N750jv

Asus N750 has an external subwoofer, but it doesn't work on ubuntu. I tried to solve the problem as it was written in ...
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how to enable beats audio for hp 7040tx for the intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset

I have installed 12.04.3 in my HP DV6 7040tx. It has quad speakers + one sub woofer (Beats Audio). I went through many posts and i was not able to find the solution. I tried the package ...
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Is there an efficient way to set all lines with amixer?

On my hardware platform I have a LOT of lines. Is there a way to set the volume of all of these? Or mute all of these? If not, is there a way I can for loop this? If I change hardware platforms, is ...
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Speakers and headphones at the same time when using a HP DV8T-1100

I am on a HP Pavilion DV8T-1100, running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04. When I plug in my headphones the speakers AND the headphones play sound at the same time. The speakers should stop playing and send all ...
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Is there a software alternative in Ubuntu for iSpy in windows (multiple Web cam recording software[DVR] )?

I use iSpy in windows for recording multiple webcams and from multiple audio sources i.e, using the PC as a DVR. Is there a software for Ubuntu that can do that? I need advanced features like motion ...
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Subwoofer not working in HP Pavilion m6-1002tx

I have HP pavilion m6-1002tx dual boot (Windows 7 Home Premium & Ubuntu 13.04),64-bit. I find no sign of a working subwoofer, at back side of my laptop. Also in all setting->sounds, the option ...
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How to do screencasting (desktop recording) with high quality audio and video?

I have googled around and found all the usual solutions. None of them work for me. First of all, I want to make high quality recordings. Second, I use JACK audio (PulseAudio is completely ...
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Cannot connect Logitech Usb Audio Adapter

I have a logitech usb audio adapter, and I would like to use it with my Lubuntu system. However, whenever I try to select my usb adapter in alsamixer, the settings revert to the default whenever I ...
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How to force audio from speakers and headphone

Im looking to install ubuntu on my laptop, problem is that I damaged the headphone socket and it thinks there is always headphones plugged in. I know in windows I can force audio to play from both the ...
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Mouse click beep

Is there any way to get Ubuntu to beep whenever I press a mouse button. I want to do this because many times I 'feel' the mouse button clicking, but it doesn't seem to register.
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Speakers make noise while headphones are plugged in Ubuntu 13.04

everyone. I have a Lenovo Y400 with nvidia 750. Everytime I plug the headphones noise starts coming out through the speakers. If I stop playing music after some seconds the noise stops but when I play ...
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Running Rosetta Stone in Wine

I am trying to run Rosetta Stone in wine but when I load it I get the following: I am trying to run Rosetta Stone V 3. in WINE V 1.4 I installed WINE, then I used WINE to install Rosetta Stone and ...
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audio for remote desk-top

I need to look in on what my second grader is watching on YouTube. Vinagre works ok (I know George Orwell would be proud), except I am not getting audio. I am much more interested in getting him to ...
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Applications and Volume level bug/glitch

I have an HP dv4 laptop running Ubuntu 13.04, that has a weird bug when I play some games on it. So when I go into the game, the volume will just go crazy, going up and down, and does not stop. I'm ...
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Problem with Infrasonic Quartet and ALSA

I`ve got Infrasonic Quartet PCI Soundcard and use Ubuntu 13.04. The card has 2 analog stereo outputs. I use both outputs to connect my headphones and speakers to each other. But I suddenly cannot ...
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How do I use emerge to install zynaddsubfx presets?

I found a script on the internet for installing zynaddsubfx presets but when I tried to use it on the command line I wasn't able to run it. Here is where I get stuck: emerge -s zynaddsubfx. This is ...
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How to send Audio through HDMI to Amplifier (Not a TV)?

I have an HDMI cable connected to an amplifier (not a TV), and I can't figure out for the life of me how to get Ubuntu to output sound through the cable. It works fine on windows, so I know it isn't a ...
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measuring ambient noise

I am looking for a way to measure the amount of ambient noise in a given place, with my computers microphone. Audacity seems to do it, but I cant get it to tell me the measurement (it just moves a ...
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How do I eliminate white noise in zynaddsubfx?

How do you eliminate white noise in zynaddsubfx? I am using the synthesizer with a midi program and qjackctl. It works, but there is some noise in the background. Does anyone know how to fix this?
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sounds play through both speakers of the laptop and headphone

I'm using a hp pavilion g6 laptop. sounds play through both speakers of the laptop and headphone. kindly requesting for a solution. thank you!
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Speakers playing faint white noise when turned on

My speakers are constantly playing a a faint white noise when they are turned on, it only started happening when i put Ubuntu on it as well. My machine is a new Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon. Other ...
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Problems with digital input of ESI Juli@ xte PCI Soundcard

I've got an ESI Juli@ xte PCI Soundcard and want to use it on Ubuntu 12.04 Server. It's going to be a capture device only. It's used in a small free radio station. I want to use two analog inputs to ...
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my computer headphone jack doesnt work

I just recently bought a new Asus S200e and the headphone jack doesn't work when they are plugged in- only my computer speakers. I have tried many options but the headphones icon does not appear in ...
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How would one produce 8/16 bit music on Linux?

So, I've been interested in making 16 bit (retro videogame style) music on Ubuntu for a while now but every time I look it up on Google, it's always showing me how to drop my regular every day music ...
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Enable IDT High Definition Audio Codec hardware enhanced sound

I brought a new HP pavilion 6g 2301ek laptop and among the driver problems I encountered (which I couldn't solve) is the IDT hardware enhancement. On Windows, using the generic sound driver, the sound ...
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No HDMI sound with Intel

I've a problem which bothers me for days: The audio output via HDMI does not work anymore since I updated to Ubuntu 13.04 (it worked perfect with ubuntu 12). A few datas: **cat /proc/version** ...
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Selective HDMI Audio

Is it possible to have some programs use HDMI audio out, and others use internal speakers? Specifically, I am trying to have VLC & RhythmBox use HDMI audio, and all other applications use ...
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my sound output is recognized as my sound input, how to fix it?

I have a big problem, yesterday skype worked, but today nothing works. When I do a skype test call I hear nothing, and when I call with another person they hear my music and themselves twice. So my ...
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Sound plays through earphones but not through speakers

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed. After a couple of minutes after system start I only get sound through external media (headphones, hdmi) but not from the internal speakers. The sound card works fine in ...
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choppy sound with random popping 13.04

I was hoping some one could help me figure out why my audio is popping randomly. I just got some new speakers and it was popping previously, but I was using monitor speakers so it wasn't really ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 - all sound streams skips for split second

I love my Xubuntu 13.04 installation, but I notice a very unfortunate problem which I did not believe exist until after installation. While playing any sort of media - Flash, Audacious, Gmusicbrowser ...