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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MPD with pulseaudio

I have recently made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10 and once again I am left with trouble with MPD. I think I had managed to fix it last time, but I am not sure how. My issue is to be able to use an ...
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Getting Blender audio to work in Ubuntu 14.10

I can't get audio to work using the blender video editing tool. Is there some setting that needs to be turned on? Is there some library that needs to be installed for Ubuntu 14.10? Thanks.
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Capture line-in audio, stream to vps and rebroadcast for mobile device

I need do something like this: Capture from line-in ---stream---> vps ----stream---> 5-6 mobile devices Now I using icecast with burts off as server on vps and darkice to capture audio on my local ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: No sound output! (Well, mostly no sound)

I am totally new to Ubuntu so please forgive my ignorance :) I was trying to read the previous posted questions but none seem to be the same as what I have right now. (Please point me in the right ...
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How to install wireless headset Vengeance 2100

I have no clue on how to install the headset vengeance 2100, this is the website for reference: http://www.corsair.com/en/vengeance-2100-dolby-7-1-wireless-gaming-headset The headset has a usb ...
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Audio choppy when loud

When playing any audio (from Skype, Flash Player, HTML5) I noticed the sound gets choppy when it's above a certain loudness. Looking at the Sound settings while playing audio I noticed a new phantom ...
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Audigy LS sound card plays static or white noise on Dell 9100 with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am upgrading and old Dell 9100 that came with a Dell (OEM) Audigy LS sound card and Windows XP. Everything is working OK except the sound. When you try to play a sound, all you get is static or ...
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My Sound Card Stopped Working - Message: Dummy Output

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and suddenly my sound stopped working! When I go to sound settings appears that my sound card is a dummy output - just like that! Use a Dell Latitude 3440 without HDMI and ...
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Volume of Laptop speaker very low

I am using HP-Pavilion-TS-Sleekbook. I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The volume of the laptop speaker is very low even if it's in full high. I have used the same laptop with Windows 8 and the volume was ...
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Enable sound for PXE Boot Client

I'm trying to follow the instruction here https://communities.vmware.com/thread/390022?start=30&tstart=0 to create a PXE boot client over PXE Server I'm able to deploy the server and the client is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't login / No sound

can't log in this question may be a duplicate but I didn't found a answer to my problem in the other threads. When I try to login at the typical login screen the screen just "reloads". I'm 100% ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 no audio, Dummy output , model lenovo z570 codec Realtek ALC272

cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | grep Codec output: Codec: Realtek ALC272 Codec: Intel CougarPoint HDMI laptop Model: Lenovo z570 "HD-Audio-Models.txt" contains ALC662/663/272 ...
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When connect with HDMI the speed of video is faster then usual

My nb is ASUS K450J, when connect with HDMI the speed of video is faster then usual. How to fix it. aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: HDMI [HDA Intel HDMI], device 3: HDMI ...
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Sound problem on ubuntu 14.04

I installed ubuntu 14.04 on my lenovo u410 laptop..Everything running fine except sound.When I type the command 'aplay -l' in the terminal,it shows no soundcard found.So what is the exact problem and ...
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Audio and Video lag/not working after suspend

After resuming from suspend, my machine boots fine, but essentially all video and audio malfunctions. Audio does not work at all. Video stutters at a constant pattern. That is both in Chrome/Firefox ...
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Audio sharing in Teamviewer

I use Ubuntu 14.04 on my HP Desktop. I have Teamviewer installed in it, the latest version for Linux. I also have the latest version of Teamviewer installed on my HP Laptop running on Windows 8. I ...
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Headset appearing as only input, tried so many things to fix and out of ideas. ubuntu 14.04

I have searched googled for a very long time, I am about ready to start pulling my hair out. I have headset with built in mic, no matter what USB port I use it only shows as a Mic in Sound Settings ...
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Ardour 3 Jackdbus not quitting

Is there a solution to the problem of jackdbus not quitting after Ardour closes in Ubuntu 14.04LTS? I have seen other references to the problem but no solution. My workaround is to launch System ...
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How to enable audio on a server installation?

I've installed an ubuntu version without GUI, namely ubuntu 14.04 Server edition, and therefor the audio is not enabled. I would like to play audio on this server installation. I've read many ...
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Why has my audio suddenly stopped working in 14.04?

I just installed Ubuntu today. I'm testing everything out and it seems pretty cool so far. There's just one big problem. The audio suddenly stopped working. It worked just fine when I first installed ...
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Ubuntu nosound issue

I did a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04.1 in my laptop HP envy 17. The audio is not working. However the audio works when connected to a HDMI TV. I tried the following steps: ...
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Sound Problems (Echoes / Lagging)

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo G50-30. There has been a few issues, but I've fixed almost all of them (which is actually a fun and good learning experience) but two remain. One of them is a ...
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Weird Noise From Left Headphone

I hear this weird noise from my left headphone all the time. If I mute it from sound settings, it disappears. However, away from that, I hear that annoying sound all the time that it hurts my brains. ...
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Microphone not working?

I am new to ubuntu and have recently installed the latest version instead of windows. I installed skype and the microphne seemed to not be working... So I checked settings and the built in mic on my ...
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AudioQuest Dragonfly inaudible unless pushed over 100% volume

So I've been struggling with this issue for a little while and I can't seem to figure it out. I am on a clean install of Ubuntu (meaning I haven't messed about with audio stuff yet), and I am facing ...
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VLC player mutes when seeking

In my Ubuntu 14.10, I have VLC 2.2.0 installed. I encounter this annoying problem that VLC mutes when I seek forward or backward through a video. I have to do few seeks backward and forward again to ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 14.10 on Asus laptop - dual boot

I have an Asus N551jk. I have dual boot on it. Sound works on Windows 8.1, but not on Ubuntu 14.10. More precise sometimes it works, but various events like a simple reboot, can make it not work ...
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How to eliminate white noise when using a MIDI keyboard

I am experiencing some crackling sounds coming from my computer when I have qjackctl hooked up and I am using zynaddsubfx. At first I thought it was the microphone but I tested it with and without ...
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Sound not working 12.04 after update

my sound was working perfectly fine while suddenly it stopped after an update... I tried reinstalling alsamixer and stuff - did not work. When I start alsamixer, here is what i get: Also in the ...
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Can't change volume in Ubuntu 14.04

This may be a possible dublicate... Everytime I start Ubuntu or change sound settings my volume is put to 100% I can't change my volume anymore using Fn+Left/Right on the Keyboard (MSI GS70) But all ...
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How to use ubuntu as a bluetooth headset to the mobile phone?

I know how to connect bluetooth headset to Ubuntu, so I can e.g. speak with Skype remotely. Now I have the opposite question: How to turn Ubuntu into a sophisticated headset, that can record both ...
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startx, gui on tty7 and sound on tty 1

I just installed ubuntu minimal and fluxbox. I have installed no login manager, so after the system boots, I login in the tty1 and use the startx command to run. After that, if I open Firefox and go ...
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No sound in Chrome browser (flash, HTML5) in Kubuntu 12.04

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and latest Chrome browser. Since some update, I cannot get any sound when running any flash video or game within Chrome or even HTML5 videos like YouTube. I have tried ...
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How can I undo changes made in HDA Analyzer?

I recently tried using HDA Analyzer to reassign the audio jacks (tried to make my mic jack into a headphone output). I tried changing too many things and now I am unable to get sound out of my ...
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cant compile audio software

I tried to install an audio software (SO-KL5 synth). My distro is Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I try to compile the software, it says it cant find jack and ALSA header files. Where are these files? Edit ...
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Wha't kind of model I've to add in my alsa-base.conf file

I've several problem with my sound card as : No sound when the HDMI is plugged, External SubWofer and the laptop speaker didn't switch off when I plugged headphone. It's an ASUS N550LF with 14.04 ...
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Audio not working on fresh Ubuntu 14.10 install

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 on this machine but cannot get audio to work at all. Sound config does not show any output device, even though everything works ok on windows. Here goes the output of ...
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Space bar plays music or video [duplicate]

My ubuntu used to play music or vids by pushing the space bar while the cursor is over the file. How can I get this back on 14.10?
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Why does audio stop playing when switching to a virtual terminal?

When switching to a virtual terminal, e.g. using Ctrl+Alt+F2, audio from the desktop environment stops, e.g. music from Grooveshark or the VLC Media Player stops. Why is this? Is there any way to ...
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“Could not initialize supporting library” while playing videos through default player in ubuntu 14.04

I have upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04LTS from 13.10. Before upgrade sound was working fine, but after that its not working.Before trying below reference sound was working only through headphone but after ...
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Need audio player for bash script

I'm working on a small audiovisual project, and I'm writing an auxiliary bash script to control some stuff. However, I need to play a generated audio file for a few seconds before stopping it, the ...
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How to enable mute and volume buttons on HP Elitebook 8460p?

I have a HP Elitebook 8460p, which works mostly perfectly with Ubuntu, except for a few quirks. One of them is that the mute and volume buttons do not work. The volume buttons are mapped to FN+F6 and ...
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How to open two Banshee players at once

I want to play more .mp3 files at once, but Banshee/Rhythmbox players seems to allow only one file to be played at a time. I wanted to solve this by opening multiple Banshee players, but I can't get ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound does not work

I have checked all possible solutions but they did not work. I had sound but when I restart my pc it disappered. http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=347652a8be4a4c4207a55365bd944ff5e13cbecd This is ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 and Alienware 14 -> bad sound quality

So i've managed to make the audio work on my AW 14 laptop(feb-2014), but the sound from the speakers is really bad. It sounds like if my laptop was in a tin can. Here is what I noticed: On ...
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HDMI Audio output in FGLRX

Just made the transition to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I use my laptop as a gaming machine on the rare occasion and as a media streamer therefore I use it via HDMI on my TV. After the transition to Linux, i ...
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using python to play audio using remote desktop

I am using pyaudio to play a tone. I am using the example that taneli gave here LINK I am using a WinXP computer to log into a ubuntu computer using remote desktop. When I have the ubuntu computer ...
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sound problem (the left speaker doesn't working)

I have a problem with the speakers hardware and the left speaker doesn't working... how can i make the whole sound be in the right speaker? some videos have sound just in the left speaker so changing ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 headphones not working [duplicate]

I understand that there have been several fixes to this exact problem in the past, but I have tried them all and nothing has worked. The external speakers output sound just fine but the headphones do ...
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How can I play music?

I use Ubuntu Utopic Unicorn. When I try to play music (audio/video), it shows error "Required plugin could not be found Rhythmbox requires to install plugins to play media files of the following ...