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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What is HDMI audio?

I see "Juniper HDMI Audio" under my sound devices list. My question is, what is it and what does it do? Currently, adjusting the volume level does nothing. Google searches don't give a very clear ...
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Sound from stereo to RCA plugged to Line in only records left channel

Okay, so we play with turntables. Stereo audio from the vinyls are connected to a stereo to RCA adaptor, which is then plugged into the line in of my netbook. When I'm on Windows 8, we use Butt to ...
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How can I make the Adobe flashplugin use Pulseaudio under Kubuntu 14.04?

I have trouble getting the sound from firefox to output in an external (USB) sound card. I understand there are some issues around getting flash to play sound here from googling the question, but I ...
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Ubuntu Has Low Volume After Start-up

After booting my computer running Ubuntu 13.10, the volume always starts at around 30%. This happens with the default volume program and pulse audio. How can I fix this?
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Audio Works Only When Microphone Does Not- Issue with Headset

I recently bought a Plantronics .Audio 655 USB Multimedia Headset. I downloaded the necessary updates for the headset on a Windows computer. The headset worked well on that computer, as both the ...
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How to stop playing music when remove headphones?

I'm asking for any solution (algorithm, program installation ...) to get music stopping when we remove headphones, Thank you !
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bluetooth headset connects but not showing in sound settings

I was able to listen with my BT headset, but suddenly, one day, it disappeared from sound settings forever! I've even re-paired my headset (and its connected already) but it doesn't have any options ...
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No voice on front headphone port.

I have a strange problem. It just happen recently, when I accidentally unplug my headphone. But I unplugged it before and nothing happen. Basically now, when I use my headphone through front jack, ...
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How to recording movie from website (screen desktop and sound capture)?

Please show me the way on ubuntu to record ScreenDesktop with sound not from microphone (sound from movie/video on website) - the same function with WM Capture software on Windows. Thank so much
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Laptop speaker disappeared from sound settings

I am using Thinkpad T61 with Ubuntu 14.04. A few days ago I used my headphones for the first time after upgrading from 12.04 and got the sound to my headphones with not problem. However after I ...
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Unable to record from USB sound card line-in connector

I've been googling and struggling with this for a while but haven't been able to make this work. I bought a USB sound card (Encore ENMAB 8-CM) to record from its line-in connector. I'm not sure which ...
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Make alsamixer changes permanent

I have installed ubuntu GNOME 14.04 in my macbook Pro 13" mid 2012, and something is wrong with the headphones jack, a red led is on and it just can be turned off with the alsamixer command and muting ...
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After upgrading to trusty, ALSA midi connection (aconnect) doesn't seem to work right

Previously in kubuntu 13.10 I was able to open vmpk or plug in a midi keyboard, and provided that TiMidity was running in server mode, I could run aconnect [keyboard port (129:0 for vmpk)] 14:0 ...
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audio not playing through headphones

I am using Dell Alienware M14X. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. The problem that I am facing is that the audio plays only through speakers all the time even I though I plug in my ...
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How to improve the sounds on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When I used to run the Windows on my laptop, I had installed a software called "Realtek" sound, or something like this, and the sound produced was much improved. Now, with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in the same ...
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How can I play another mp3 file without having to close the current playing file in vlc?

I played a song via terminal. I tried the following and it gave me this result:- siddhartharao17@siddhartharao-PC:/media/LENOVO/Music/Hindi Asorted/Ek villain$ vlc --audio Galliyan.mp3 VLC media ...
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No sound output to USB headset

Control centre then sound then Alsamixer then F6 and option 2 is my Plantronics headset. I choose it but nothing seems to work I am on new install of lxle v12.04.4 32bit All works fine in Windows XP I ...
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ALSA prgramming in C

I'm using a C program that help me recording from my audio device here is the code : /* Use the newer ALSA API */ #define ALSA_PCM_NEW_HW_PARAMS_API #include <alsa/asoundlib.h> int main() { ...
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sound indicator is missing [duplicate]

my sound indicator in the panel suddenly disappeared. My sound works perfectly accept that I have to run the following script to enable my built-in JBL sound in good quality. I don't if it has ...
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How to change the volume of left channel using pulseaudio

I am recording the video using logitech camera and bluetooth microphone. Logitech can used for recording both audio and video. When I turn on bluetooth microphone in the middle of recording, it is ...
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iMac Late 2013 Audio Cirrus Logic CS4206 Issues

I have just switched from OSX to Xubuntu 14.04 on my iMac Late 2013. I've got everything running smooth, except for my freakin' audio card. It works occasionally for a few minutes and then it just ...
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JBL bluetooth speakers play no sound, a2dp off?

I have JBL bluetooth speakers like this one. With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Gnome) I get it to pair with my pc, either with gnome-bluez or blueman, but I am unable to reproduce any sound. I stumbled upon ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 isn't detecting my USB headset

I'm having problems getting Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 to detect my G35 Logitech Headset. I've tried to plug it in and go to System_Settings/Sound but the device is not appearing in the output nor the input ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 + kdm sound works only when logged in as root

I am NOT advocating logging in as root. But I found that sound works when I do. When I log in as a normal user- no sound, no mixer, no hint that the machine even has an audio device. Where do I ...
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Bad sound quality [closed]

My sound quality is very bad in Ubuntu 14.04. How can i solved it? My laptop model is Dell Vostro 5560.
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M-Audio Delta starts up at wrong sample rate

When the PC starts my M-Audio Delta 66 is using 48000kHz sampling rate when it is set for 44100 in Envy24. This causes audio to play slower than it should. This is in Kubuntu 14.04 on my new PC using ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 audio problem

I am new to Ubuntu. Lately I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, everything was working fine. Until I noticed that sound is not working. I searched in google and in different forums and sadly haven't found ...
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How to include microphone adjustment in sound menu

When I use skype I have 2 scrollbars for the sound: How can I keep those 2 scrollbars all the time, and not only when I have skype conversations? When I don't talk with skype, only speaker ...
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How can I decrease the volume increment in 14.04?

I know that this has already been asked a lot, but all solutions that I found are old, pre - Unity. So, I am asking again: How can I decrease the sound increment(or decrement) that happens when the ...
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Sound distortion in Ubuntu 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Dell XPS 15 (L502X). Previously I had Ubuntu 12.04 installed on the laptop along with Windows 8.1 dual boot. The sound worked perfectly fine in Ubuntu 12.04 and ...
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A2DP on PulseAudio - terrible choppy/skipping audio

I have paired my Bluetooth headset with my Ubuntu 12.04 laptop with a Bluetooth chip inside: lsusb | grep Bluetooth Bus 003 Device 003: ID 045e:0745 Microsoft Corp. Nano Transceiver v1.0 for ...
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SimpleCV Camera and Sound error

I'm using an ubuntu computer, ubuntu desktop version. I'm trying to make a little script, which tells me when my camera sees my face, what the weather is like. This is going to be a bit long. I'll ...
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Audio applications not playing on 14.04

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 from scratch, overwriting 13.10. Ever since then, I haven't been able to play audio in most desktop media applications: Spotify, Rhythmbox, Pithos, Banshee...all of ...
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Prevent light-locker from setting volume to 100%

I'm on 14.04 with XFCE. When I lock the screen it appears to mute the system volume (or perhaps just mute anything from the locked session?). When I log back in the volume is reset to 100%. This ...
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Recommended setup for live audio / video broadcast

We would like to capture audio from a mixer and video from a camera and transmit it via Wi-Fi to adjacent rooms of an auditorium. What kind of broadcast/streaming programs/setup do you suggest? We ...
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Audio suddenly stopped, pulseaudio reinstall has not helped? (14.04)

My audio suddenly stopped working in Ubuntu 14.04 whilst I was playing something off Youtube. I restarted and purged pulseaudio and alsa, reinstalled both and pulseaudio-equaliser as well (which I ...
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avconv assert error mpah.frame_size when trying to convert WAV to MP3 under 14.04 [closed]

My objective is to convert a WAV file to MP3 on 14.04 (64-bit). The wav file is "Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 16000 Hz, Mono" and is known to good. It plays fine with aplay, also converts ...
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Audio output and input stopped working after the last update

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and everything was perfect until todays's update. Now my audio output (speakers) and input (microphone) stopped working. I guess it's a driver issue, but I need help to debug ...
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No Sound on Ubuntu 14.04

I am completely new to Ubuntu. I wasn't hearing the notification on skype and started to mess around with the settings.Now I dont have any sound at all I started installing and removing packages like ...
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how to record sound via headphone in audacity

i have tried recording sound via headphone but i cant get it done not only that but while using skype my voice is not audible to the person whom i am talking but i can hear his voice i think it is ...
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How to fix a gstreamer error

I upgraded to 14.04 and now gstreamer is not working. What I am trying to accomplish is to hear the audio input on my computer coming from a ham radio. This is the command that I am using: gst-launch ...
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Bluetooth Audio and SoftPhone Audio Input/Output

I have a Voip Softphone software that I would like to start using on my Ubuntu 14.04 box. Here's the thing. My system sound right now goes through my HDMI to my speaker system so I can play music ...
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Sound in Chrome

Hi (I am a complete novice in all this!), I run the latest version of Xubuntu on a small HTPC. I recently began having problems with sound. All the sites I could find on the internet kept saying ...
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How to re-read pulseaudio client configuration without rebooting?

I use to modify from time to time the configuration of /etc/pulseaudio/client.conf for commmenting or not that option: default-server = 192.168.0.10 That server is another Ubuntu and is connected to ...
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No decoder available for type 'audio/x-wma'

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 LTS on my Lenovo R60e. I have installed ubuntu-restricted-extras and ubuntu-restricted-addons. When I try to listen this audio stream http://www.polskieradio.pl/st/program2.asx ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS is making a weird strange sound like radio frequency

I recently updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am having this issue ever since, a weird strange sound like radio frequency but this doesn't affect any other sound, I can still hear other sounds like ...
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Audio editor that can add an echo effect

I want to know which is the best audio editor for Linux based operating systems because I have many religious poems which are to be edited and enhanced with echo. Can anyone suggest me an audio ...
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Library for Audio files

I have written a project in Matlab, using some signal processing (fft,convolution,PSD etc), and I have to put it on ubuntu , for that I need to write a project in C, and I was wondering if there ...
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JBL speaker in Samsung Series 5

I'm kind of frustrated. After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04 I realized that the quality (especially the subwoofers) of my JBL speaker have a very poor quality. So I googled for it and found that: Do ...
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Wine 1.6.2 sound not working

I'm using an Ubuntu 14.04 and a Wine 1.6.2. I successfully installed and ran GTA III from it and it works, except that there is no audio. I changed the setting from "speaker" to "headphone"(what I ...