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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Ubuntu 14.10 Sound not working!

My system sound seeting shows Dummy Output in Settings-->Sound and no Sound-cards is recognized by ALSA. Here is my Alsa Bug Report. I need help in fixing my sound-card problem?
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Noise on headphones on HP Zbook 15 G2 with Ubuntu 14.04.2 and 15.10

After first install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on brand-new HP Zbook 15 G2 I wanted to listen to music. Sound works. However, there is a constant, quite strong very annoying noise. This noise appears ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - sound not working, “Dummy Output”

Today, I discovered the sound of my laptop (Acer Aspire E1 532) not working anymore. The sound settings say "Dummy Output", and sudo aplay -l returns aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards ...
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Audio is no longer working, after trying to fix In-game sound for playonlinux

So, following this guide here (https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure) this is the output for the ALSA debug script: http://pastebin.com/zZTAxeQN Everything was working ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: spontaneously lost sound

rebooting today I notices I have lost my sound device over night: sudo aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards found... lspci -v | grep -A7 -i audio 00:1b.0 Audio device: ...
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Audacity playback speed much too fast, on Ubuntu Mate 15.04 [closed]

I just had a major issue with Audacity, on the first Ubuntu Maté distro. I was doing some sound work, and recording directly from microphones and audio monitors; but when I attempted to play back the ...
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Asus Xonar DGX recognized but no sound

I have a dual boot system with Windows 8 and Ubuntu 14.04LTS and I have a ASUS Xonar DGX. There's no sound in Ubuntu but it works correctly in Windows. I've looked at some of the other threads and ...
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Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop

Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop. Can you please help me to solve the problem? This is the link to my alsa-info script: ...
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Why is my mobile's headset not detected properly on my laptop's combined mic/headphone input?

I'm using an HP EliteBook 9470m. It has one single combined input jack for microphone and headphone. I get clear nice sound with headphones missing a microphone, i.e headphones with only a three ...
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Transferring music files, via router, from PC to network audio receiver?

I have a Yamaha R-N500 network receiver hardwired to an ethernet router (Linksys). It currently communicates with the web for such things as net radio and Pandora. Is there a straightforward means to ...
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HDMI Audio Card Not Recognized in Ubuntu 14.10. How to fix?

I have an issue similar to this but no solution I can find anywhere has been any help. Ubuntu refuses to output audio via HDMI Anyone have any suggestions This exactly: I have my PC hooked up ...
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how to get my fender mustang working on ubuntu studio?

I’m new to Linux and I use Ubuntu Studio and being a adept Windows user my troubleshooting capabilities are bound to GUI and not emulator. Coming to the problem, I would like to use my Fender Mustang ...
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Sound quality is good on Ubuntu but great on Windows

I have DOLBY speakers on Lenovo z50. I dont have any real problem with my laptop speaker, there is difference in sound quality on same hardware but differnt OS - windows 8 and Ubuntu. sound quality is ...
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VLC sounds problems after seek

When VLC Media player is used for playing 720p+ videos, it starts out fine. But when we seek, it stops producing any sound at all (like the player is in mute) and when we seek for couple of times more ...
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PulseAudio resample settings with USB DAC

2 USB DAC which support 192/24bit resampling. I connected it to my laptop and changed settings in /etc/pulse/daemon.conf to default-sample-format = s24le default-sample-rate = 192000 and It seems ...
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Alsaequal does not affect my sound - Lubuntu 14.04

I have a problem with alsa equalizer plugin on my lubuntu installation. I managed to install it (not without problems), but it does not seem to affect the sound output. I purged pulseaudio, which had ...
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Get sound working with startx

I have set up my computer to boot to a text environment and then I enter startx to start an i3 session When I do this my sound does not work alsamixer does not work. But if I do sudo ...
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HDMI no audio on headphones

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and my laptop is connected to a TV via HDMI. The sound comes out of the tv just fine, but if I want to plug my headphones into the PC, nothing happens. The sound keeps coming out ...
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Sound on Dell Venue 11 Pro 7140

I really like Ubuntu on this tablet, the only thing stopping me using it full time is the lack of sound, I have Ubuntu 14.10 with the 3.19 kernel installed, blazingly fast but annoyingly silent! I ...
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No sound on VLC and default movie player

I don't get any sound on both VLC and the default movie player on Ubuntu 14.04 while playing both video & audio. But I do get sound when playing audio files via RhythmBox, while browsing on the ...
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How do I fix the audio in my dosbox install?

When I run dosbox it has trouble initializing the audio. Here is the output: DOSBox version 0.74 Copyright 2002-2010 DOSBox Team, published under GNU GPL. --- CONFIG:Loading primary settings from ...
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No sound through hdmi - ati radeon HD 3470, 12.04 - tried everything

I have Asus Laptop model F6V with Ati Radeon HD 3470 graphics and Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS (precise pargolin). I have set the the output to HDMI but get no sound. Speakers and headset are ok. I tried ...
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Scratching noise from microphone

Good evening, when i use mumble or teamspeak, people are complaining that with my voice they also hear some scratching noises. Do i need any driver to have the sound clean? I do not have this problem ...
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Workspace Kill to release the resources

How to Kill all process of a another workspace when system is hanged and unable to move from one WS to other. let me draw the scenario. WS : Workspace on WS1 : playing a song via online website ...
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No Sound & No Pulse Audio Control on Fresh 14.10 Xubuntu Install on Dell Latitude E6420

I just did a fresh install of Xubuntu 14.10 on my Dell Latitude E6420. Unfortunately there is no sound and no pulse audio control panel. When I click on "Sound Settings", the dialog opens and says ...
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Sound problem with tvtime in kubuntu 14.04.2

I have an issue with tvtime, my tv card is a Hauppauge hvr-1850 and the sound card is the one builted on the motherboard which is an ASUS P5Q Pro Turbo with a VIA VT1708S Audio Chipset. I get a ...
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Pulseaudio / wine stop / start issues

So I'm writing aliases so that I can start/stop pulseaudio for the purpose of running some Wine apps. My aliases currently look like: # Reload pulse audio devices alias rldpulsdev='sudo service ...
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Insane creepy voices in Ubuntu [duplicate]

This is the most insane glitch i've ever seen. My friend's Ubuntu 14.04 has started endlessly continuing a creepy, staticky voice that repeats words in english, mainly numbers like "one hundred one". ...
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Left laptop speaker, mute option and volume control not working

I'm working on an Acer Aspire E 15 on which I installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I have some issues regarding the audio. In particular: The left speaker is not working at all. If I plug some external ...
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Ubuntu doesn't detect my usb interface

I'm having trouble trying to make a M-Audio Fast Track MKII work in Ubuntu 14.04 I got a dell inspiron pc with Ubuntu GNOME 14.04 installed with low latency kernel, and tweaked for audio and music ...
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Realtek ALC892: Crackling sound when starting music

I'm using a board with Realtek ALC892 for music playback. I installed the Realtek HDA drivers (3.0). Using shairport-sync with hardware mixer. Whenever I start audio playback I get a crackling noise ...
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Sound Broken on Thinkpad X250 on Early March 2015 15.05 Pre-Release Daily Build

TL;DR Installed the Mar 8 lubuntu 15.04 daily build and sound doesn't work at all, but overall better than a stable release. What can I try? I'm using the newly released Thinkpad X250 which has one ...
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Getting an up-to-date Version of Skype?

The officially distributed version of Skype for Ubuntu is really annoying to use (really outdated), and I want something as close as possible to the Windows experience. I have tried using WINE, which ...
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Kinect v2 drivers for Ubuntu (audio)

Has anybody found any drivers for Kinect v2 for Ubuntu? Specifically I need drivers for the audio (the microphones) of Kinect v2.
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Continous humming kind of sound from speakers after dual boot

I have just dual booted my system (added ubuntu over windows 8.1) and I have heard that there might be few hardware malfunctions after dual booting. My speakers just work fine in ubuntu (new os) but ...
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play sound snappy ubuntu

I am playing around with the latest Canonical AMI's on Amazon EC2. Does anyone know of a way to play a .wav file with Ubuntu-Snappy? Will docking one of the apps for Snappy implement some way of ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 No audio is being produced?

I earlier had a problem of low level of audio. so I tried installing Realtek audio codecs- Linux version,(software installation) Realtek High Definition Audio Codecs Realtek AC'97 Audio Codecs but ...
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No audio input and non-existing S/PDIF sinks/sources in list

I've installed simple utility for audio recording Sound Recorder, but it won't start recording, as there is only one source: "Master". I use Behringer UMC202 USB audio interface, it has one stereo ...
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Audio not working kubuntu dell xps 13 9343

I am facing audio problems on kubuntu 14.04. I have already removed the fast boot from windows 8. So, That can't be the problem. I was trying this: ...
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AVRCP with Bluez - how to control audio on a phone from Ubuntu

I finally managed to get music from my phone to play on Ubuntu using BlueZ. I'm now looking for a way to control the playback - play/pause/next/prev/get song name/etc from the Ubuntu machine. This ...
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usb audio interface not recognized by alsa

after reading a lot of recommendations I finally bought a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 and installed ubuntu studio. I am running unbuntu 14.04 on a amd64 desktop. $ uname -rvi 3.13.0-46-generic #76-Ubuntu ...
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No Sound through Chrome Ubuntu 14.10

So I've just installed Ubuntu 14.1 on my laptop. Sound Won't play through Chrome, but will happily play normally through system sounds and Firefox. Sound settings don't even detect chrome as an ...
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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pactl load-module module-loopback too loud

So, I wanted to record Five Nights At Freddy's and then when I played the video, my voice was way louder then the game and literally you cant hear the game sound effects, mostly my voice. I don't know ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound on HDMI output

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have an issue with switching audio output to HDMI when an external monitor (TV) is connected. Here is my setup: I created "udev rule" 10-hdmi_sound.rules in ...
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Rhythmbox keeps putting itself back into the sound indicator

I am new to this forum and a relatively light linux user- so please be concise. I have used dconf editor to blacklist 'rhythmbox.desktop' and 'rhythmbox'. I have deleted it from the ...
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Behringer ASIO audio card in Ubuntu

I am owner of Behringer UMC202 audio card and i want to get it working with my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. There is no official support for this card on Mac or Linux (probably). If i connect device to my PC ...
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Can't watch YouTube

I am running lubuntu on a Dell mini12. it was working fine until a couple of weeks ago. Now you tube videos have problems playing back sound. I've tried installing the latest flash. My browser is ...
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Is there a natural sounding text-to-speech package?

This question was asked here, four years ago: Natural Sounding Text to Speech? However, text-to-speech is something that's still improving and evolving fast, and all of the answers yield software ...
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No sound anymore on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried Renoise on Ubuntu 14.04, but it complained about Jackd and ALSA threads. I installed pulseaudio-module-jack and jackd hoping that it would help. It didn't. Instead I now lost all my sounds ...