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 to extract audio from Webm?

Audio within mp4 and flv files is AAC, and a proper container for that is m4a. So, in order to extract sound from mp4 and flv I use a command like gnome-terminal -e "parallel avconv -i '{}' -map 0:1 ...
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No sound on Audigy2 ZS after restore from sleep in Ubuntu 13.04

When I restore my system from sleep in Ubuntu 13.04, my Audigy2 ZS soundcard won't play sound. Sound after restore from sleep used to work with previous versions of Ubuntu, as I recall. The soundcard ...
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Mute key mutes Master and Headphone/Speaker (alsa channels), but unmutes only Master

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 13.04 on a Thinkpad T420s. I haven't customised the mute/volume scripts etc. The mute key mutes my audio but doesn't unmute it. When I run alsamixer I see the effect of the ...
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Unable to connect bluetooth speaker in Ubuntu12.04 dell vostor 1540 laptop

I bought digiflip ps003 bluetooth speaker and it easily got paired but than i realized that it is not giving any sound than i found out that it is disconnecting automatically. I tried this speaker ...
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Audio not working on Sony Vaio Pro 13. HDA Intel PCH. Ubuntu 12.04

I've tried unmuting alsamixer, updating alsa, and force stopping pulseaudio. So far I can't figure it out. ~$ lspci -nn|egrep 'ultimedia|udio|sound|AC97|ac97|EMU' 00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel ...
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Access microphone/record sound from QML?

I'm afraid that the answer is to write a plugin in C++, but I'm wondering if there is a way to access the microphone from QML. There is a way to take pictures, record video, and play media all using ...
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pulseaudio not working : “Home directory not accessible: Permission denied”

I use Clementine and it started yesterday to refuse to play anything and display an "access denied" alert box. Same with Rhythmbox. After a while, I realized that my sound indication is also greyed ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Sound problems

I'm having the weirdest sound problems ever. I couldn't define a pattern yet. But if I open youtube just after pc booted I'll have sound, but after a few minutes of inactivity i loose sound on my pc. ...
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No audio from bt878 tv capture card

I have a Hauppauge WinTV capture card. The card is recognised by my system and I managed to get the video part to work, but not the audio part. This is the output of lspci: 04:01.0 Multimedia video ...
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Soundblaster Soundcore 3D front audio jacks don't work

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 on a Gigabyte Sniper M3 platform with integrated Creative Soundcore 3D (CA0132). I have only basic functionality, the front headphone/microphone jacks don't work. Does anyone ...
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Fade in or out a QML Audio file?

I have a QML Audio element in my app that plays a sound. When I click a button I execute: audio.play() and when I click it again I execute: audio.stop() Ideally I would like to fade the sound in ...
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Strange sound issues with Asus Xonar Essence One

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 and I am using Asus Xonar Essence One as my sound card. Alsamixer sees the card, but can not control volume - doesn't recognise any outputs. PulseAudio driver worked out of ...
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Audio not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I've just installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (x64) in my Dell Inspiron 530, a desktop PC. Everything works great, but the speakers doesn't work. I've tried to install 13.04 but I have the same problem. Do ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 is not able to access all the sound ports on the motherboard at once

I am using DG43RK motherboard, and it has 10.1 channel audio support(it has 5 3.5mm jacks at the back) and a optical S/PDIF port also at the back coupled with them. My CPU panel at the front has 2 ...
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Audio and video auto of sync when streaming

When streaming my desktop to twitch.tv using avconv audio and video are out of sync. Sometimes it is already out of sync when starting the stream and sometimes they just drift apart after a while. ...
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Only one sound playback at a time [closed]

For some reason reason I am only able to playback one sound at a time. This means I can't do a Skype conversation and, for instance listen to music streamed from Google Play or watch a Youtube video. ...
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Rhythmbox is invisible

I tried various solutions for fixing "No Sound" problem under the Ubuntu 13.04, which got me to an odd situation in which the music or any sound plays but the Rhythmbox is neither visible at the top ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 13.04 64bit in dual boot with Windows 7 Pro 64bit

I have installed Ubuntu 13.04 64bit on Windows 7 Pro 64bit enabling myself the service of dual boot. I am facing a problem of "No Sound" in any of the player even after installing all of the updates ...
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AlsaMixer shows Card but nothing under Sound/Output

Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Toshiba Satellite M115-S1061 realtek alc861-vd AlsaMixer shows my card/chip HDA ATI SB and RealTek ALC861-VD However when I open Rhythmbox or look at sound settings no device ...
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Empty Trash Sound Event?

is there any way to add a sound event every time i empty trash on my Ubuntu 12.04.2 lts i386 unity version. ?
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Convert a presentation to video with narration

I have an OpenOffice presentation. I want to create a movie (for YouTube), that shows the slides, with my voice explaining about them. Is this possible in Ubuntu?
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Internal microphone does not work on Ubuntu 13.04 on my Dell Latitude E6330 laptop

My problem is that internal microphone stopped working after I updated Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and then 13.04. I searched for the solution in the internet, I found several solutions, but none of ...
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How can I redirect sound from Ubuntu desktop to Bravia TV?

After searching for almost a month for the solution (still unsolved), asking here with a lot of hope. Background: I have a Bravia TV which is connected to my HP computer running Ubuntu 12.04 dual ...
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Managing multiple sound cards in Kubuntu - more reliable way than KDE phonon GUI?

I have two sound cards attached to my PC - an internal Soundblaster and an external DAC. Unfortunately, managing what to output where is a real pain. Just to give an example: When I enter the Phonon ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 sound issue

I've been messing with various builds from 12.04 (LTS) to 12.10 to 13.04 (and back and forth, doing fresh installs each time from a usb drive, wiping the old partitions off of my disk drive). I like ...
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13.04 No sound; sound applet shows Dummy Output

I upgraded to 13.04 and afterwards the sound wasn’t working. When I look in the sound applet the only device listed is Dummy Output. I have looked online and I tried a couple solutions with no luck. I ...
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I have 5 camera, 5 microphone connected to Ubuntu, how can i tell chromium browser or google browser to have one default?

I have many camera and microphone source connected to ubuntu usb. But out of them 1 is only to be used for default case chrome/firefox/skype etc. How can i tell Chrome browser via command line or ...
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Sound completely cut out, and Restart or Pulse Audio can't fix it

Yes, I was watching a WebM video. Specifically the recent LinuxActionShow "review" of Elementary OS Luna. And about 8 or 9 minutes into the video. The sound just cut out completely. And now no sound ...
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pulse audio stream not entering in active state

I create stream in pulse audio using pa_stream_new, set it for monitoring sink input and finally connected for recording. but I get stream state as PA_STREAM_CREATING and it can't change to ...
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How do I get an Asound-cm106 (USB) sound card to work?

I have a USB sound device asound-cm106 which apparently has the cm6206 chipset. I want to use it because I give the hell up trying to get my built in soundcard to work with my current setup (it was ...
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How do I enable digital output on a Fiio E7 without ending session

When I plug my Fiio E7 USB Audio DAC & Amp in Ubuntu 13.04, it is recognised as Audio DAC but only by the Analog Output. I have to log-out and in again before the USB Audio DAC Digital Output ...
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Plantronics Voyager Legend BT dongle recognized - but no sound?

I think there are similar questions around, but not exactly the same problem: I just bought a Plantronics Voyager Legend UC. Like all "UC" models, the headset comes with a small bluetooth dongle. ...
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No Sound On Intel ich6M hd Audio(alc880) with intergrated Conexant modem

OK, so I'm facing this frustrating problem for a long time I just can't get the sound working on my Asus W5G00AE with Intel HD Audio(Intel HDA) that features a Realtek ALC880 Chipset and with a ...
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USB audio on 12.04 LTS

I have a Schiit Audio USB DAC. In the 'Sound' section of System Settings, I can see the device, but when I push the Test button, it doesn't work. If I run 'gstreamer-properties' from Terminal, and ...
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HDMI Sound isnt working, but it is detected

First of all I have just started using Ubuntu and I am not a real expert on coding. Then my problem is the following my laptop recognises my HDMI-cable and when I select the HDMI as sound output it ...
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Sound problems in ubuntu 13.04 (64bit)

yesterday i installed Ubuntu 13.04 (64bit) on my computer (i used to have windows) when i logged in into my "account" (when the computer powered on) i noticed that i don't have sound . i made some ...
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[Ubuntu]Turtle Beach X12 HeadSet Mic Not Working?

I did a lot of research, I had not luck. I can hear audio in my headset, but the mic is not detected. Here is my set up: Ubuntu 12.04 (64-BIT/x64) LTS Intel Celeron Processor (Dual-core) Realtek ...
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Audio stuttering badly only when WiFi is enabled

I recently fixed my lack of WiFi buy installing new drivers from Realtek (see thread here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2166788&page=2). Now I have another, possibly unrelated, ...
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BEATS AUDIO dv7 HP

Who can help me with Linux audio problems generally (I tried ubuntu fedora Manjaro ect and I can not make it work on my laptop 4.1 hp dv7-6b77dx (has 2 speakers under the screen two more in the front ...
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What's a good Bluetooth speaker for conference calls Ubuntu 12.10++ [closed]

My corporate overlords love conference calls. Increasingly I attend them using a VoiP client (Skype and internal tools). So I'm wondering what (Bluetooth) speaker (not headset) works well with Ubuntu. ...
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No sound on 13.04 except when (un)plugging power chord

The only sound working properly is the power-beep. If there's music playing and I unplug my laptop then I can hear it for that half a second that the power beep makes a sound, so it seems that ...
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How to add 'Volume up, muted' keyboard command?

When I change volume using the media keys there is a popping sound notification. Sometimes I'm playing media, and I want to adjust the volume without sound notification. I want to add Volume up, ...
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Normalize .ogg audio files with the command line

I'm trying to normalize (and or compress) around 100 .ogg files which have audio level really too low. I know that by hand I can use Audacity ... but that will be too much clicks! Instead I was ...
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No Sound after playing around with pulseaudio

I was trying to be able to monitor my microphone input and I ran into this question. (How to hear my voice in speakers with a mic?) I followed Charl Botha's advice, and launched pulseaudio volume ...
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my speakers on dell inspiron n5110 stopped working

i have dell Inspiron n5110, core i5, my speakers were working fine after installing Ubuntu, somehow 3 days back it started crackling and now stopped working completely, my headphone is working ...
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Awful sound quality in Razer Megalodon

I have a Razer Megalodon USB Headset that is producing extremely crackly sound in Ubuntu 13.04. I've generated an alsainfo file to try to find out what the problem is, and it seems it's only ...
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Why is my HDMI audio not recognized?

On a previous installation my audio for HDMI did work, but on a fresh new install of Ubuntu desktop 13.04 my HDMI is not detected. My goal is to get HDMI + analog audio simultaneously. I am using ...
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How to troubleshoot no audio in game

I installed Shatter using the installer I downloaded directly from humblebundle.com and everything worked fine. I then re-installed Ubuntu (same version: 12.04, fully updated) and installed Shatter ...
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youtube doesn't work well

I replaced Windows 8 with Ubuntu. But now when I watch YouTube videos the video player does not work very well in 1080p. It sometimes does not load or stops and buffers every 30 seconds or so. ...
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Randomly disappearing sound in Ubuntu

I'm currently running Xubuntu 13.04 but I've experienced this issue on other Ubuntu distros before as well. While the general issue is having no sound which is usually (but not always) resolved with a ...