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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How do I set Stereo Music,Setting Sub woofer

I have freshly installed Ubuntu in hp-envy dv-7 with beats audio. I noticed the audio playback is poor and the sub woofer wasn't activated all through. How do I set the audio to stereo mode and ...
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Bluetooth speaker pairs but won`t connect

I am having issues trying to connect to a Bose bluetooth speker. It can be successfully paired but won`t connect. lsusb output: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching ...
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Sound Device Ubuntu 14.04 lts

How do I determine the correct selection in /dev/ for the sound card? I installed gMFSK and the sound device dsp0 dsp1 dsp2 are not in the /dev directory. The sound card is accessible by Rythmbox ...
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Front Mic and Audio Jack Wired Incorrectly

I'm running into an unfortunate problem with a new PC case. The front mic and speaker jack appear to have been wired the wrong way around by the manufacturer. When I put my speakers into the mic jack ...
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Audio Jack sensing does not work when putting the laptop on the docking station

I'm using a Dell Latitude with a docking station. Since installing Ubuntu 15.04 on the laptop I have a small problem with the audio jack in the docking station: I always have a pair of headphones ...
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Virtual Audio Cable For Ubuntu

I am looking for a Virtual Audio Cable program to pipe audio through. Surely there must be a Linux version or something similar to these awesome Windows programs... http://software.muzychenko.net/...
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No sound, very small icon. HP Spectre x360

I've just bought a new laptop hp spectre x360, there are to irritating issues: 1- Sound doesn't work, I have tried what is been said on this page with no success. Output from terminal pi@HP-laptop:~...
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Audio icon is missing. how can i get back?

I recently upgraded to 14.04 from 12.04. doing the correction of audio, I stopped getting the audio icon itself. Now it is not shown from the top right corner(it was being shown when ubuntu instatlled)...
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Audio Card can't be found

I had a similar problem as this person. Namely, I tried to install a Realtek audio driver and my laptop could no longer find my audio card. I followed the solution given in the post I linked, but no ...
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Can't get audio in rear speakers in most multichannel audio formats

I'm using Intel's on-board audio (ALC892 Analog) and it works fine, it can output non-surround sounds into rear speakers. However, when I try to play a movie with an 5.1 audio track, or a standalone ...
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hissing noise over headphones only in Ubuntu

So I've looked at many of the other forums but nothing I've seen so far has eliminated my issue. As soon as I boot up my laptop, Lenovo T440s, I start hearing a pop then a loud continious hiss that ...
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How to check music file for distortion?

Distorted audio Sometimes, when playing some music file, it just does not sound right - for example it sounds like it's distorted by overmodulating - but it's not so strong that it is obvious how it ...
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Sound not working in Ubuntu 14.04LTS

i have installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS with windows 8 in different partitions. Sound is not working in ubuntu. I checked all answers for all similar questions but nothing helped. I have an asus n-550jk ...
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low Sound volume on flash but normal in soundcloud. #Chrome

I have an odd issue ^^ I have a low volume on the flash player (zb. Youtube) on chrome. But a completely normal one on some online radio like soundcloud. The volume is setted to max. but is still ...
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Front Audio Panel Issue

I just installed Ubuntu for the first time, the 15.04 version. I plug my headphones in the front audio panel but there's no audio even though on Windows worked perfectly. Thanks in advance
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Control Alsa in real time with external controller?

Okay so after hunting down old threads and questions, I feel it's best to just ask this and see if I can get some help. My question is how in the world do I control Alsa externally with my Korg micro ...
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Status of Steinberg UR22 USB audio interface in Ubutnu 15.04

What's the current status of the Steinberg UR22 USB audio interface in Ubuntu 15.04? Does it work out-of-the-box as expected, such as being able to record to a stereo track, or does it take some ...
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UBUNTU 12.04 LTS - Dell Vostro 3446 audio and wifi (Atheros QCA9565 / AR9565) not working after update

I bought a new Dell Vostro 3446. everything was working fine till I was asked to update the Ubuntu package 12.04 LTS. Now my audio is completely silent and wifi network is gone. Can anyone please help ...
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Is there an Ubuntu upnp interface or api for XBMC/KODI?

I am in the process of developing a voice controlled home automation system, a big part of which is my media center...currently XBMC running a Rasberry Pi, soon to be Kodi running on a Rasberry Pi 2. ...
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Lenovo G50-70 Microphone Doesn't work with Skype/Hangouts on Ubuntu 15.04

I have not tried this on other versions of Ubuntu, I tried calling through Skype and Hangouts, but the problem persisted- No Sound was emmited. I increased the values of the input device tab and the ...
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Auxiliary port not working (Ubuntu 14.04)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Alienware m14x laptop; it is my first experience with Ubuntu so I might be missing something simple here. All sound works fine coming through the internal ...
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Special Function Keys are not working in Ubuntu 14.0.4.2 LTS

Volume (+/-/Mute), Brightness (up/down), Disable Webcam, Mute Microphone and Projector Function keys are not working (when used through laptop keyboard) but Next, Pause/Play and Previous keys are ...
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pavucontrol is not launching in xubuntu

I have the xfce indicator plugin in the system tray. When I click on speaker icon > sound settings...: Nothing happens. This used to work. pavucontrol is not launching, any suggestions on how to ...
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CPU Locks up due to intel sound drivers during boot

My Vivid Vevet install was working just fine until I did an update. On the next startup the screen would just freeze on the loading screen before I could decrypt the hard drive. I can't get to ...
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Audio capture from multiple USB sound cards In Lubuntu

How do i capture sound from multiple sound cards simultaneously in lubuntu 14.04? At the moment I have installed Audacity but it can only record sound from a single device at a time. Is there any ...
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Is there a way with sox to trim parts of audio file with volume under a certain level?

I have an audio file and I want to delete the parts of this audio file that have less than a certain level of volume. Is that possible with sox?
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No sound over HDMI running 15.04 on NUC D54250WYK

After upgrading to 15.04, and maybe another update round, I can't hear any sound over HDMI. A sound device seems to exist: $ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 1: PCH [HDA ...
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Cracked Sound In Ubuntu But Smooth Sound In Windows!

Some sound files in Ubuntu gives cracked sound, but the same files run on Windows without any problem! Why it is happening? Moreover, when I record screen captures and record sound using a microphone, ...
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Only analog sound device in 15.04, HDMI device was accessible before

as the title suggests I can't choose HDMI audio output anymore, the only available sound device is analog. I could choose HDMI audio output before, but now it is missing.
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Xubuntu 15.04, no sound through HDMI

I've just installed Xubuntu 15.04 in my Dell laptop after using Ubuntu for over 2 years. I can't get the sound to work in my Samsung monitor, which is connected to the laptop through its HDMI port. It ...
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Audio Problems on 14.04

My Thinkpad T440p is having audio problems with Ubuntu 14.04, and I don't have any idea where to start troubleshooting- I don't even recall there being a point where something seemed to have went ...
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No microphone input. Ubuntu 14.04, Asus x550ln

I can't use my microphone after installing ubuntu 14.04. I have made a little research and using alsamixer and pavucontrol to chance microphone configurations had no results at all. After installing ...
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pulseaudio-dlna not working with mpd and ROCKI devices

Note: I rewrote this question because the signal-to-noise ratio was approaching 0. Just installed pulseaudio-dnla on my Ubuntu 14.04.2 system to create pulse sinks for my ROCKIs so I can stream audio ...
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ubuntu 14.04 no sound using hdmi (C210 Series Chipset Family High)

I'm not original in my question and nevertheless, I couldnt find a solution in the internet. Ubuntu 14.04 wont make any sound when connected via hdmi to my tv. could someone help me? I think I tried ...
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Dell Inspiron 13 laptop speaker constant hiss

I have a Dell Inspiron 13 7348 laptop and in Ubuntu the speakers emit a constant hissing sound with an occasional click. The sound starts at the lightdm login screen. There is no hiss in Windows so ...
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Sound settings not working after login

Up until login the sound settings in top right corner appear fine. After I login though it shows the muted icon and sound settings are all disabled. The sound plays but I can't change volume outside ...
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Lost HDMI sound somehow

A few days ago, everything with my HDMI was working fine - sound and video. Yesterday, PulseAudio Volume Control no longer detects HDMI output as an audio output - video still works fine. I don't ...
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Sound Recorder output Distorted

I have an Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller . when recording sound using Audio Recorder , the output is a distorted sound barely you can understand . but in skype it works perfect and ...
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Alsamixer or Pulseaudio reverts PCM channel level to 100% in 14.04

Can anybody help me figuring out why every time I change volume with media keys, or restart my Dell E1405, the PCM slider goes up to 100%? How do I make it stay at 81% (which is one step below the red ...
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Skype crackling audio during Test Call?

I have a problem with Skype 4.2 during the Test Call that I don't think it matters on client side, but during the test call after the recording and then playback the audio is crackling. Now I fixed ...
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HDMI is my card 0

I am dual booting linux and windows 8 on a lenovo yoga 2 pro. My speaker volume isn't working but headphone volume works fine. Alsa controls my audio and the speaker volume is on. I found that my ...
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Installation of 3rd party soundcard driver

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I got a new PCI soundcard with 3rd party divers: aqprox 32bit pci. CHIPSET C-Media CM8738 PCI-6CH-CX In the linux drivers folder I have this files: -rw-r--r-- 1 ...
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HDMI sound option disappears when I install the latest updates to Ubuntu Vivid 15

After install of Ubuntu Vidid 15 I can select sound options and then see the HDMI option for output. All is well. I then run software 'Upgrade' and as soon as this completes the HDMI option is no ...
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HDMI output device not listed

i have an ubuntu gnome 15.04 usb thumb drive for trying ubuntu. when i try ubuntu using that stick on my hardware, my HDMI output device is listed in the sound settings as well as in the aplay -l ...
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Sound problem with extrernal monitor

The sound from my monitor was working perfectly until today when I updated my computer. I can't see my monitor in Sound Settings. Is this problem related to the new update?
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Sound is muting and jumping to max

My sound is jumping from what ever volume is set to 0 and back up. I've tried disabling auto mute in alsamixer but it doesn't help in any way. I've also saved the setting but it does not even work ...
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How do I route an USB Audio Interface (MBox2) to a DAW (Qtractor) via Jack or Patchage as an audio channel?

I'm borrowing an Mbox2 Mini and want to play around with this in Ubuntu 15.10 with gnome. In with jack, I can see it as a MIDI device: However, I can not see it as an audio input device: My ...
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Can not play sound in VLC and browser simultanously

I have sound problem in VLC, if a video is playing in a browser and i launch an audio or video file in VLC i got this error message = "Audio output failed: The audio device "sysdefault:CARD=MID" could ...
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All my system settings disappeared!

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and am having some problems.. Today I noticed that no sound was being output at all while I was in Ubuntu. I am dual-booting with Windows 8, where the sound works perfectly ...
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Is there any dsp solution for ubuntu

I'm searching for a Audio DSP solution for ubuntu. I want to have the possibility to set some high pass and low pass filter to my 5.1 outputs. Low pass for the LFE and high pass for surround and ...