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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Fresh user, fresh PC, fresh ubuntu 12.04 install

i'm a new ubuntu user,and i could use some pointers and some help with some problems i have stumbled across,but first my configuration: Intel core 2 duo 2.41 ghz; 2 gb Ram ddr2 800 mhz; Nvidia 9600 ...
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No sound - often problem

Many times , when i open my pc the sound is dead , though when i go to system settings / audio , everything seems right. when I restart my computer the sound is back to normal again . I saw some ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Sound not working after modifying fstab

I want to auto mount a ntfs partition after system start. Therefore i edited /etc/fstab and added this new entry: UUID=someuuid /home/someusername ntfs defaults 0 2 Mounting works ...
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If i install ubuntu, do i need to install specific drivers?

Recently i got a very old pentium 4 windows machine and it didn't have any sound drivers. I tried looking for them and after i found them i couldn't install them. I was thinking of moving to ubuntu ...
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No sound output with Ubuntu 13.10 After changing Drivers

I have previously get my sound to be working with this version after I follow the article here. But just after I change the driver at Software and updates-> Additional Drivers to a proprietary ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 13.10

My computer doesn't play any sounds. I've tried to chown /run/user/1000/pulse and removed it. I've killed pulseaudio and force-reloaded alsa. Sound settings recognizes my soundcard. Happens both ...
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Why is Firefox not respecting my plugin choices for AMR files?

I have been trying to get AMR files, which is the default format of Evernote, to play in Firefox. If I download an AMR file to my computer, it plays fine with Totem (which I think is now called ...
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Sound stop working suddenly…? Only work again with a new user

My sound stop working all of a sudden on my computer! When it started, I had to reboot and everything was getting back to normal but then it stopped coming back. I try al sort of things! (Alsamixer, ...
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No audio input device on ubuntu 13.10 with front-mic plugged-in

I have sound but can't see any audio-input (mic) device in settings. The mic works, I have tested using gnome-alsamixer by redirecting the mic to output. But when I try the sound recorder it says ...
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Kazam video recoder software low sound problem?

I am trying to record my screen as I speak while recording to make some tutorial video on my Ubuntu laptop. The problem I am facing is that the voice quality is very low in recording and then I tried ...
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Sound is not working, how to fix?

I am not able to have sound in any video or cd. I tried different stuff to play sound and is not working. I know the problem has to do with the driver and I know I have mute one of the drivers. I did ...
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Skype: Microphone only working for one Ubuntu user

I've had Problems with Skype for a bit, but managed to fix some of them (using Skype from the repos to make it work with Pulseaudio, fixing cracking sounds as described in ...
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Subwoofer not working on my laptop

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Toshiba Qosmio F55 Q502 laptop, but Ubuntu does not recognize the subwoofer. This laptop has a 2.1 speaker system. Can you help me get it to work? I tried these ...
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Xfce4 sound can't be un-muted

I have no sound on Xfce4. When I mute sound on Xfce (Or login to Xfce with the sound muted from the last shutdown), un-muting the sound doesn't actually un-mute all the sound outputs. It only un-mutes ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut not working

I want a keyboard shortcut to mute my system microphones unless I'm on a conference call or something and WANT it to be on. It wouldn't be ideal - I wish it were system wide with an indicator with a ...
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Sabertooth 990fx audio drivers (Kubuntu)

Not sure if I'm right here but I have a very hardware specific question. Just installed Kubuntu 13.10 on my gaming rig yesterday (to play KSP on 64bit ;) ). And so far everything worked rather well ...
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What happened to Skype's wav files?

Skype has been working fine for a fair while, but has (in the last week or so) stopped making notification sounds. Normal audio for calls is fine, but the ringtone and other alerts are now not making ...
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Trouble using the Xonar Essence STX soundcard

I'm trying to get my Asus Xonar STX soundcard to work. It is recognized in the kernal if i type: aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: Generic [HD-Audio Generic], device 3: ...
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Subwoofer not working in 13.10 on Asus N56DP

Currently have an Asus N56DP. Using an older answer I could get the subwoofer to work under 12.04 but after an upgrade to 12.10 that method stopped working. lspci|grep -i audio 00:01.1 Audio device: ...
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Volume adjuster and icon at the top of the screen is missing

Click here to see the picture. As you can see there is no sound icon and I cant adjust the sound without going into the sound settings every time.
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Static and crackling in my HDMI audio?

So, I managed to dual boot Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 13.04. In Ubuntu 13.04, I installed the drivers for my graphics card(AMD HD Radeon 7700 Series, I'm pretty sure it's a 7790 one and Intel HD Graphics ...
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Remmina RDP - No sound from remote Windows 7 computer - Ubuntu 13.10

I'm connecting to a Windows 7 computer from Ubuntu 13.10. I have the Sound setting in the Advanced tab of the Remote Desktop Preferences for my connection set to "Local - low quality". In my remote ...
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Usb headset trouble

I'm having troubles with my usb headset. felipe@ubuntu:~/builds$ aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no se encontraron tarjetas de sonido... felipe@ubuntu:~/builds$ sudo aplay -l [sudo] password for ...
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Volume via command line in 12.04 [duplicate]

I need to allow several clients to affect the volume of a central server. Can I change the audio master volume via command line in Ubuntu 12.04?
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USB Audio Interface not listed after installing nVidia drivers

After installing nVidia additional drivers (319) my Fast Track Pro soundcard suddently disappeared from the list of the devices in the "sound" settings window, the thing is when i excute "aplay -l" ...
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Morse code representation not working in Ubuntu

The example source code for reproducing Morse code as sound does not work in Ubuntu: #include <iostream> #include <string> #include <ctime> using namespace std; const string ...
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Sound problem in skype 4.2 in ubuntu 13.10

From RhythmBox, i have confirmed that sound output device is working fine, internal mic/external mic are working as per movement of bar in Input device section of PulseAudio. However, when I start ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: I still hear sound from laptop speakers when headphones connected

When I connect headphones to laptop with 13.10 I hear sound from speakers and from headphones at same time. How to fix this? 64bit, lenovo y570
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How to listen live sounds from input from external sound card?

I have an external sound card. It is connected to my laptop via USB and to piano via a jack - jack cable. I can record sounds from piano (using Audacity) but I cannot hear the sounds in the live ...
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Recording audio from one multi-channel interface vs multiple single-channel interfaces

I've decided it's time I started recording some of my music. So I've bought a couple of Samson Meteor USB microphones. They're quite nice and works out of the box. I'll use one to mic up my guitar ...
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Sound from bluetooth speaker seems to freeze often and is out of sync with the video

Computer Model: Dell Inspiron N5050 (laptop). Version of Ubuntu: Have checked in Ubuntu 13.10 and 13.04 Model of Bluetooth speaker: Bose Soundlink mini bluetooth speaker Description of issue: Issue ...
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Controlling the stereo output levels separately from overall volume level

I don't know why, but to get my right loudspeaker sounding equally loud as the left one, I have to set the levels in alsamixer like so: http://s18.postimg.org/91nx9ojex/alsa.png 54/100 in Headphones ...
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Best option for recording Minecraft Server play?

I am planning on doing some server minecraft screen recording just for fun, and so I've been looking around at what there is to offer. I know FRAPS won't work on Ubuntu and I'd rather not spend the ...
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no sound indicator or sound settings after playing with hda-jack-retask

I was playing with hda-jack-retask (changed mic input to line out output), after I finished everything was ok, system settings showed new device in sound tab, after few restarts that what happens: In ...
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Audacity isn't playing any sound and it makes 30 tracks instead of one

When I play anything in audacity there is no sound. I uninstalled it but it didn't work. Before I installed it through the Ubuntu software center, so I reinstalled it this time using a command. Still ...
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skype has a problem with audio playback [duplicate]

I know there are a few threads started on this question, but no one seems to be offering answers to them, so I thought I would try my luck. Skype is giving me the message "problem with audio ...
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USB Audio Dongle for Ubuntu 13.10

I just converted another user to Ubuntu, but unfortunately her onboard sound is currently non-functioning due to a long standing bug, so I'm hoping someone can suggest a cheap USB audio dongle that is ...
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BT_GET_CAPABILITIES warning slowing down audio apps

I'm using a bluetooth audio receiver to stream music from my PC to an old stereo. Everything works fine, except that everytime an app needs to use audio, and starts initializing ALSA, it gets lots of ...
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Adjust volume sound

How do I adjust the volume of online videos I am watching? I've cranked my speakers up. I've selected the increased volume button on screen. I want to boost my sound. How do I do so, please?
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Connecting a MIDI synthetiser

I recently got an old second-hand Yamaha PSR-350 synthesizer keyboard. I don't have any trouble playing, but I would like to make use of the MIDI function. There are 2 MIDI ports, midi-in and ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 REMMINA RDP with Windows 7 sound

i'm struggeling with a problem for a while, i'm using REMMINA to connect to W7 (32/64) PC's using RDP-protocol. After an update the sound stopped working, means i cannot use local sound, which works ...
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Driver error, Audio video and Touchpad do not work

I have a new device Dell 3537 with AMD radeon graphics. I tried to install wine on my device, since I am not very good at using Terminal, I probably messed up with things there so now the touchpad and ...
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No sound MSI B85M-G43 Haswell

So far I haven’t been able to get sound to work. Here are the diagnostics I’ve done and notes I’ve made: The motherboard is an MSI B85M-G43. Any tips to lead me in the right direction would be ...
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Change default sound device

After upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10 my sound stopped working. I eventually figured out that Ubuntu had selected the HDMI sound device instead of my analogue speakers. I switched to the correct device and ...
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Very choppy sound Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on Intel® Core™ i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz × 4 PC. When I go to system settings and click on sound, the screen keeps flashing between Analog Output and Headphones in the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 and xfce4: No sound at all

I didn't want to reinstall my ubuntu to xubuntu so i decided to install xfce4 on Ubuntu 13.10 with: sudo apt-get install xfce4 I logued on for first time and the sound was working well. However after ...
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Is it possible to define the maximum voize computer can output in Ubuntu?

I'm living in an apartment building and it is forbidden to make hard noise at nights. Is it possible to configure Ubuntu such that the speaker won't output noise in too high volume at nights?
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Audio not working in ubuntu 12.04

I installed ubuntu 12.04 some days ago. All works well, except audio, that's completely missing. I tried several solutions, in particular modification of the file sudo gedit ...
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No sound on powerpc, soundcard not detected

I am running Lubuntu 13.10 on, among other machines, a Mac iBook G4. I hear the signature sound on turning the machine on, but there is no sound when playing audio or video. ...
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HDMI out doesn't give sound 13.10

I've installed ubuntu on HP-pavilion. It has a ATI video card. I used to run windows7 on it just as a media centre. I want to do the same just with Ubuntu. I've found multiple topics with similar ...