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 do I enable CD-in?

I have a TV card that is connected to the CD-in (JCD1) connector on my mother board. However, I could not find a setting in pavucontrol to playback the sound from that port in Ubuntu. Am I just ...
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How to I configure which Audio Hardware is being used by Pulse Audio, ALSA, and Jack Audio?

Here's my setup Toshiba Laptop with internal sound card, HDMI digital sound out, and a external m-audio Conectiv USB sound card (4-in/4-out equating to 2 sets of stereo ins/outs). I use this setup ...
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Will proprietary software-based sound enhancements work with Ubuntu? (BeatsAudio, Dolby)

This question is targeted at mainstream or gamer-grade software-based audio/sound enhancements, found in highly integrated computing and entertainment systems like laptops, tablets and smartphones. ...
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New Samsung (NP550P5C-A08UK) Notebook > Just installed Ubuntu 13.10 > Sound Lacks Depth that Windows had!

I got this new notebook a couple of months ago, with Windows 8 loaded, long story short I hated Windows 8, so decided to go back to Ubuntu which I had used successfully on other machines. Having ...
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No HDMI sound on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I'm very new to Ubuntu/Linux. I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my laptop (nVidia gpu) in dual boot, and, with some help from Google, I'm almost ready to go. The only thing that I can't figure out is ...
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Loud and annoying noise on login

I have a PC with Kubuntu 13.10 64-bit on it. The problem is that whenever I log in (automatic log in is enabled), there is a loud double-click noise that sounds from the speakers whether the volume is ...
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vhs capture devices

Hi i have a vhs capture device ecap303 from climaxdigital used on windows 7 i am new to ubuntu but have used the command lsusb with the device connected and come up with ID EBIA : 2861 EMPIA ...
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No Sound or Devices in PulseAudio

I have been having some problems with my sound recently. I have no sound, and also, no options to select an output device. Please see the attached images which describe this problem. If I type ...
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No sound/audio after resuming from sleep

I've made a fresh UEFI install of Ubuntu 13.10 (64 bit) on a Lenovo Ideapad Z510 laptop with Intel i5 4200M processor. Ubuntu is the only OS installed on the computer, secure boot disabled. ...
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Lenovo g400s sound card doesnt work

I have bought a lenovo g400s with a dolby advanced audio v2 and soon enough I've installed Ubuntu. But my surround sound doesn't work. Is it supported? I have tried countless tutorials on the ...
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Bluetooth device paired and connected (no sound)

I've got a Bluetooth headset which works great in both Windows 8 and Android 4.2 however on Ubuntu (13.10) it just doesn't seem to work. I installed Blueman, it paired and connected successfully when ...
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No Startup & other sounds in Xubuntu 12.04.3. Otherwise sounds are working,PLs Help

I am a newbie and have just installed Xubuntu 12.04.3 on my Compaq nc6120 laptop. I just moved to Linux from Windows XP and have absolutely NO experience with Linux. I am willing to learn, please ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers manually from command line

What if I want to write a script that switches audio output? How can it be done under Ubuntu? (There is a related question on Ask Ubuntu: How to switch between headphones and speakers manually) Here ...
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How to carry audio over SSH? [duplicate]

Is there a way to carry audio over ssh? Say after connecting to remote machine through ssh -X I opened a browser and want to watch a youtube video. Currently I could only able to watch the video ...
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How can I have Rythmbox controls on Xubuntu desktop/Xfce?

In Ubuntu 12.04 with Unity, rythmbox basic controls (play,pause, next and previous song) were accessible on the desktop from the sound notification icon. Now I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 with Xubuntu ...
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How do I configure sound devices in Skype 4.2 on 12.04 x64?

I got a new PC and installed the 64-bit version of Ubuntu 12.04 to utilize all of the 8GB of RAM and the APU to the max. So far everything works except sound in Skype 4.2. I can't snap the whole ...
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Skype making high pitched noises - Ubuntu 13.10

I have a problem with Skype in Ubuntu 13.10. When I try to make a call or when any application sound plays, my laptop starts making high pitched noises that won't stop until I quit Skype. Do you have ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - No sound - HELP!

I'm panicking... my sound stopped working after I tried to set-up my notebook speakers, plus two headphone jacks... My idea was to multichannel the sound to 3 channels, built-in speakers, and ...
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Internal mic not recognized and not working ( HP pavilon dv5-1022 ) [closed]

I have a laptop HP and I have installed ubuntu 13.10 gnome ( previously ubuntu 13.04 gnome), my internal microphone is not recognized and not working. my alsa information file: ...
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Media keys play/pause globally worked in 12.10, not in 13.10

Laptop media keys On Asus n55sf laptop, there are a dedicated keys for volume up, volume down, mute, [play/pause], stop, launch (plus a dozen Fn-key combinations). In 12.10 most worked. (Overall ...
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No sound 12.04 (Dummy output)

Its been weeks with no sound. I feel like Ive tried everything but somethings just dont seem right. I am a new user and so far i love Ubuntu but this sound issue is making me unsure. Im NOT muted. Ive ...
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Suddenly today, no HDMI on both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7. What is HDA driver?

In the past, I just plug in hdmi, then boot laptop, and I have display on tv. Today my tv reads as "No Signal". When I go into "sound" on dashboard, there is No HDMI option. I don't understand what ...
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How do I add convert wav into flac to the context menu?

I would like to right click on an wav-audio file in Nautilus or Dolphin and convert it to a FLAC-audio file that way with the highest possible loss less compression.
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Switch sound to HDMI in Lubuntu without installing additional packages

Lubuntu doesn't use pulse audio, only ALSA. The only tools that come with it are alsamixer, alsactl, and aplay. I have already managed to output sound from my TV using this command: aplay -D ...
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Using internal speakers for skype calls with headset plugged in

Is there any way I could make sound come through my system's internal speakers instead of headphones, with headphones inserted as I have to speak through them.
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Trouble playing and ripping CD audio files on Linux Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 32-bit

I'm trying to rip audio files from a CD onto a subdirectory of the Music directory. My Linux 12.04 LTS 32-bit came with Audacity, Brasero, Banshee, and Rhythmbox. (Yes, not one, four players. Go ...
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asus n550jv audio problem: no sound from notebook' speakers

Ubuntu 13.10. The problem is: the internal speakers don't work. I have no problem when I'm using the headphones. There is no hardware issue since in windows 8 everything works perfectly(external ...
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Skype no sound on Kubuntu 13.10

I just performed a fresh install of Kubuntu 13.10 on my machine. Everything is working great except for Skype. I cannot get any form of audio playback in Skype. In the sound settings panel I get a ...
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No sound while “listening” to the radio

Mplayer opens a link and it seems to be running smoothly. The only problem is that there is no sound to listen to. Apart from this there are no problems with sound in system.
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Where or what are the instructions for installing FMOD Ex for Linux to use in g++?

I'm looking for the instructions on how to install FMOD. I want to do extra credit for my computer graphics assignment - sound effects. A teammate wants me to go with something simple, and he ...
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13.10 headphones no sound

I've tried the alsa force-reload, uninstall, re-install with pulseaudio, killall pulseaudio, the sound setting output configuration, alsamixer enable/disable automute, alsamixer output selection. ...
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Crack when removing earphones

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my Asus n76vz laptop. When I remove earphones, I hear a crack in the laptop speakers which is quite loud. If I mute the sound, the crack is audible, but at a lower ...
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Nuvola Player - no sound under Ubuntu 13.10

Nuvolaplayer does not output any sound under Ubuntu 13.10. I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling, and I note that on reinstallation, there seems to be an error: create symlink to plugin in ...
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Is it possible to configure two sound profiles for the same geforce GTX 660 card?

I just bought a new Asus monitor that only supports VGA and HDMI input, and I have an HDTV with HDMI input. I also have a GeForce GTX 660 graphics card. Until now, I've had no trouble with sound, ...
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Google Music (Play) and Chrome [closed]

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 and it's taken me forever and a day to get the surround sound working on my system using the Creative Labs Audigy SE card. Now that I have the sound working ...
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Headset doesn't work at all in 13.10

So I fresh installed 13.10 and it seems fine enough as far as the lastest ubuntu goes, except my headset doesn't work (it plugs into headphone and mircophone). While on my machine the microphone ...
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Analog audio device not available in Sound settings

Ubuntu 13.10 installed fresh (not upgraded) on an Intense PC (Analog and S/PDIF share same jack) Analog audio output used to work just fine, but now does not appear in sound settings anymore; only ...
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pulseaudio pacmd set-default-sink, does not seem to work [duplicate]

I would like to set-default-sink but when loading a player it keeps connecting to sink 0. I am loading module and see that it is in sink 1 I am then calling pacmd set-default-sink 1 I see in the ...
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How to disable headphone detection?

In Windows there is an option to disable auto detection of headphones so speakers won't auto mute but I am unable to find such option in Ubuntu. How can I activate such feature?
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Gstreamer 0.10.21 - how to update faad decoder version from 0.10.22.3 to 0.10.23

How to only update one decoder? I have one hardware which is using echo cancel + noise reduction, when i use decoder faad version 0.10.22.3 it does not work even using WebRTC or PJ echo. I need to ...
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GNOME-MPlayer lags and/or plays audio only

I installed Lubuntu 13.10 on my Dell Inspiron Mini 1018. I used LUKS encryption and have a separate /home /swap and /root partition. All other applications run perfectly save GNOME-MPlayer. When I try ...
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How can I reinstall pulseaudio? (12.04 64bit)

I accidentally removed pulseaudio from my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I have tried reinstalling it using sudo apt-get install pulseaudio but my sound card doesn't appear in the list of the devices (in ...
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lubuntu - audio drives not recognized

I typed sudo dpkg -l | grep -e alsa -e pulseaudio again, and got this: ii alsa-base 1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu4 all ALSA driver configuration files ii alsa-utils 1.0.25-4ubuntu2 i386 Utilities for ...
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Sound indicator shows as muted in 13.10

As in the title, what has happened to it? Not that it is not working, albeit it is sort of annoying seeing that your computer's volume is allegedly muted when it is not at all. Please see the image ...
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Bluetooth refuses to connect since update to Ubuntu Gnome 13.10

I can no longer connect to my bluetooth speakers since since upgrading to Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 and then Gnome shell to 3.10, which never were a problem with Ubuntu Gnome 13.04. My bluetooth-dongle ...
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How to install Pulseaudio on ubuntu 13.10

I uninstalled pulseaudio because I was going to use alsa but I am having problems with that too. So I just want to get pulseaudio back.
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CMUS Error: opening audio device: No such device

I cant seem to play any audio with CMUS because it always gives the above error the output of lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" gives 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family ...
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Changing in pavucontrols tab “Recording” via command line

I'm using pavucontrol to make changes in the "Recording". I'm changing the source (??) of a Loopback to Null-Output from "Internes Audio Analog Stereo" to "Monitor of Internes Audio Analog Stereo" see ...
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Problems with sound/shutdown screen on Ubuntu 13.10

I'm running Saucy on my Dell Latitude D620 laptop and often when I press the 'mute' button the shutdown screen appears. It doesn't do it every time but often enough to be irritating. As I've been ...
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Weird sound problems after upgrading to 13.10 (macbook)

I have been having a very weird problem with my sound lately: 1)My sound is extremely disorted with relativly loud noises, tested with several headphones. 2) After a while, wiered noises start ...