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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PulseAudio GUI images

Can anyone tell me what the symbols mean in the sound manager GUI under the "Output Devices" tab? There is one symbol that is a green rectangle and a blue music note. The other is a dark grey square ...
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Audio does not work in upstart job

I'm trying to run the gmediarender UPnP media renderer as an upstart job. When I run it from the command line as myself, everything works fine. When it runs as an upstart job, I get error messages in ...
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No control over USB mic input/output level, or other external devices while mic plugged in

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with a Logitech C920 webcam and a brand new Blue Yeti usb mic. My intent was to run through all the input and output devices and settings while plugged in to my laptop, and ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 as a bluetooth audio sink for A2DP supported TV

I have a Panasonic TH-L50DT60 which supports A2DP audio streaming over Bluetooth. I have a netbook running Ubuntu. I edited my /etc/bluetooth/audio.conf by uncommenting these: Enable=Source ...
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Rhythmbox save current song after exit

How can set Rhythmbox to save automatically the current song when exiting? The scenario: I have the following playlist Song 1 Song 2 [playing] Song 3 Song 4 Song 2 is playing. I exit Rhythmbox ...
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Can I disable the internal speakers while keeping the audio jack enabled?

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed on my MacBook Pro 4,1 and it is working great. The only problem is that my broken speakers let out static all the time. I somehow broke the speakers while I was repasting ...
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Sound Input/Output w/ Mudita24 and Delta 1010LT

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (64-bit) with an M-Audio delta 1010LT soundcard. I installed Mudita24 which allowed me to hear system sounds and applications once I turned up the DAC ...
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After install some dvd programas and cheese input audio dont work in 12.04LTS

I installed some dvd programs and cheese (webcam program) in 12.04LTS 64 bit and after that the only program that recognize my input Audio webcam is Skype, the sound manager on the system setting ...
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Sterio Mix in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've been wondering if in Ubuntu, I can "spoof" another microphone that is actually the Speakers and the Microphone fused together. My audio card supports this. What I mean is, for example, If i'm on ...
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Audio delay in both firefox and chrome. Ubuntu 13.10

New Ubuntu user here. I absolutely love ubuntu and it is my main OS now, yet there's a problem I haven't found a fix for, yet. There's a massive audio delay in any internet browser, ex: On youtube ...
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itunes2rhythm python3 script returns syntax error [closed]

I am trying to execute this script with Python3 itunes2rhythm Using this command: python3 /media/trunk/SOUNDS/itunes/itunes2rhythm-master/itunes2rhythm.py I am getting the error: Traceback ...
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Everytime I start Ubuntu or change sound settings my volume is put to 100%

Problem Every time I've logged into my Ubuntu desktop the volume is set to 100%. Except it doesn't state it's at %100 in the icon, and when I do change the volume it suddenly remembers the setting ...
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Sound card doesn't support format requested using signalgen

I want to generate a PWM signal on Ubuntu. My first try was to use siggen package. Upon launching signalgen I have the following error: $ signalgen -v sin 120 signalgen Ver. 2.3.10 (May 2008) ...
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No sound from speakers

Just installed a new Kubuntu 13.10. It seems the Intel HDA sound card are recognized as a HDMI(Digital) output rather than both an analog output and a digital one. AlsaInfo is here Any ideas how to ...
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Audio on Firefox doesn't work after using Hydrogen

I am new to Ubuntu and just installed Ubuntu Studio. After Googling a previous audio problem regarding no sound on Youtube, I uninstalled pulseaudio. Audio works fine both on Youtube and Hydrogen on ...
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Having problems with MIDI in recording on Ubuntu

I have a Yamaha P-120 model with a USB to MIDI interface that look like this: Now, I've decided to use LMMS because it seems like the easiest MIDI sequencer available. I'm having a lot of ...
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No sound over HDMI on Desktop 13.10

I have the option for HDMI and have the output set to 100% but no sound. I get sound from the speaker port on the front of my case and the back but not over HDMI to my TV. I have tried a ton of thing ...
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How to add a scrollable time bar to the sound indicator

The Ubuntu sound indicator is nice because you can pause the playing song, go next or previous. Is there a way to add a scrollable time bar to that interface for the playing song? I got the idea from ...
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Acer Aspire One 751h multimedia support

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One 751h netbook. Recently I updated my Linux kernel to 3.11.08-18. Thankfully my video works awesome, but there is no sound. I have Realtek Audio ...
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Can't get any sound from Ubuntu

I can't get any kind of sound from my PC. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my somewhat old desktop as the soundcard wasn't recognised by my (unlicensed) Windows 7. Ubuntu seems to have detected my card, as ...
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Extra noise in speakers when all media applications are closed

I use Ubuntu 12.04 system on my laptop and have the following problem. I plugged sound speaker and now I have some extra noise... The most wondering thing is that this extra noise appear only if I ...
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usb video capture device: video displayed OK but NO sound?

I'm trying to digitize my old Video8 videos with a Terratec GrabsterAV350MX usb device on a Kubuntu system. Video display, and capture on basis of v4l2 is no problem. However I cannot get any sound. ...
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Headphone continuously stops working in 13.10

I think when I first installed 13.10 on my Windows 8 ASUS S550CM, the headphones weren't working. I tried suggestions in the following questions: Headphones not working in 13.10 after update No ...
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Buzzing from my speakers when idle Lenovo Y410P

I have a buzzing constantly from my speakers when no sound is being played. If I open sound settings, the speakers POP and then they are silent. (I don't even have to mess with any of the settings.) ...
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Move audio stream from OpenAL application to different audio device

I have two different audio output devices: an internal sound card and an external DAC/amp. When starting an OpenAL application (I first observed the issue with Minecraft, but I suspect it affects all ...
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How do I loopback 2 input streams + line-in to line-out? (12.04)

I'm trying to put together a simple Karaoke system with 2 microphones. I've fiddled with the config from this post and am able to get 1 mic to loopback, along with youtube, to the the line-out. But ...
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Set headphones as default sound output (defaults to HDMI)

Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo U410. The screenshot explains it best after every reboot HDMI is selected as output device. I always have to switch to Headphones (which in fact are speakers and not ...
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Changing the Sampling Rate in UBUNTU 12.04

I have used POCKETSPHINX for speech recognition in my project. Pocketsphinx is recognizing words but as it works on a sample rate of 16000 Hz and our laptop takes input at 22050 Hz, output is not as ...
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How to extract audio from video ?? (Not converting video into audio file ???) [closed]

It sounds strange to ask this question as it has been asked before. However the answers only refer to converting video files into audio files. I would like to get into the container and separate the ...
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login screen don't accept my valid password? [duplicate]

After typing in my password, which I am sure is valid and spelled correctly, ubuntu redirects me to the login screen again and again. I don't get the usual 'Incorrect Password' notice or any other ...
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which “pactl” : audio source is “curently playing” one

I'd like to capture the audio comming out of my soundcard, with : gst-launch -v ! pulsesrc device=X ! audioconvert ! vorbisenc ! webmmux ! filesink location=audio.mkv I don't know which source X to ...
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xubuntu volume multimedia keys not working despite changing the active card

The indicator applet works. alsamixer works. amixer commands work but they won't use notify-osd to display the volume levels. I followed the solution present here: Volume keys are working in unity ...
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Output analogue audio (via speakers) through “line in” jack

...So I've been using Ubuntu for about 6 months now since I switched from Windows. I've been searching for one specific feature that was missing for Ubuntu... In Windows I used to connect my ...
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What is the hardware address of my Webcam Mic?

I know that the video is /dev/video0 however I do not know how to find the hardware address of my mic. I know that it is not hw:0,0 or any of those. The output of aplay --list-device is: **** List ...
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How do I get my mic working with streaming?

I'm able to stream from my computer and watch the stream on a local vlc using the following command: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 :v4l2-standard= :inputlave=alsa://hw:0,0 :live-caching=300 ...
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“Dummy output” and no sound when update to the latest HDA drivers

My system keeps asking for an HDA drivers update, but everytime I update those drivers to the latest version, sound disappers and only "Dummy output" is available as a choice in the Audio settings ...
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Cannot get left earphone working [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.4LTS and my left earphone is not working. It is a brand new pair with nothing wrong with it so I know it's not an issue with the earphones. I have been googling for a good ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - help for sound under Unity, silence under XFCE4

I have an ubuntu 12.04 install - if I login with a default (Unity) Desktop session sound has always worked out of the box. I installed XFCE4 and I;m really happy with it but for the fact that there's ...
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How to fix no sound in Ubuntu 12.04 with MATE desktop environment?

After the most recent update since 3/2/2014 , I cannot listen to music on my ubuntu 12.04 desktop or any other sound from an application. I was able to perform the following test from the command line ...
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Sound effects work, but mp3, wav files produce no sound [duplicate]

I have a problem that started seemingly out of nowhere. Ubuntu won't play mp3, wav, mp4, or any media file. The file loads and I can see progress, but no sound. When I go to Sound Effects and ...
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where/how do i find the file for 'sound' of 'system settings'?

I need to find the file for 'sound'(sound settings) of 'systems settings' I need to know that files command and use that command to make a separate line for 'sound' in the 'sound and video' section ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Sound Dumy Output after Updates

I had NOT installed any updates to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS since September 2013. Today, I just updated ALL recommendations from the Update Manager. My audio WAS working fine and now it is NOT working at ...
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Remote desktop client for windows with sound support [closed]

Please advice windows client to connect to ubuntu remotely. I need to have audio support also. I used x2go but there were problems with audio. Is there anything else to try? Thanks, Alexey
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How can I restore my audio to menu bar? [duplicate]

I'm having problems with my headphones not working all of a sudden on Ubuntu 13.10. I tried fixing it by changing a bunch of files, removing alsa-mixer and pulseaudio and reinstalling. Still haven't ...
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Ubuntu switches Sound Device when Headphones are plugged in

I have two devices for sound output: Always when I plug in my headphones or external speakers - for whatever reason - the Digital Output gets selected which means in this case that I have no sound ...
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How can I tell if I'm using alsa or pulse-audio by default? (Switching to i3-wm)

I might not be understanding the core concept, in which case correct me if I'm wrong. Ubuntu comes with two different audio rendering servers, pulse and alsa. Alsa is an intermediary layer to pulse? ...
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Running Spotify via wine will only use speakers not play via headphones

I have Spotify installed under Wine. It currently is trying to use my desktop speakers as the default output device, however I have changed the system settings to use all input and output sound for my ...
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How to reinstall PulseAudio (Ubuntu 12.04)

I was trying to fix my audio problems using suggestions from this forum. One of the comments suggested I execute this and only this: killall pulseaudio So I did, and I restarted my computer just ...
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Listeners disconnect from Icecast streams

I'm doing a project on live audio streaming using Icecast and mixxx. I configured icecast server successfully. I'am able to listen the audio but sometimes connection reset occurs and the connection ...
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13.10 No Dolby Digital or DTS passthrough with XMBC

I am new Ubuntu User trying to get my feet wet as I am an avid windows user especially in my job. I have a Lenovo H520s with the Intel G640 processor and built in audio. I am having a problem with ...