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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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 ...
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How to adjust maximum Output Volume

The maximum output volume as allowed by the slider control in the menu bar is never loud enough. I have to open the Sound Settings and boost it past 100%. This has been the case in 12.04, 12.10, and ...
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Keep Audio in Seperate Channels

I am recording 2 audio channels with RecordMyDesktop, my microphone and my speakers. How do I keep the two audio channels split, even after recording?
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Unable to adjust sound volume

After a reboot, im suddenly unable to adjust the volume. I have tried adjusting it trough the panel shortcut, the Ubuntu "Sound", trough pulseaudio and trough the hardware keys. Before when I had ...
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HP 8440p - strange sound from speakers during shutdown or reboot (since Ubuntu 12.04)

i've very annoying problem with my speakers. During shutdown or reboot there is strange noise from them simmilar to shuting down guitar aplifier. I've read that this is something due to capacitor ...
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Audio Input to Audio Output

my Audio output is broken, but i also have an audio input which i dont need,is there any chance that i could change them so the input will be the output? Nice Greeting Maria PS: Sorry for my bad ...
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Volume changes by itself

I have Ubuntu 13.10 on a Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 laptop and the sound slider control changes the volume all by itself, sometimes muting the sound altogether. How can I stop this from happening?
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How do I find out which application plays sound?

So I keep having a sound that was playing often in the background and no event seems to be tied to it, that sounds very similar to service-login.ogg in /usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/stereo/. I don't know ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Unity Sound Indicator - Won't display changes

So, interesting problem. What I have done: I click the sound indicator and adjust the volume with no problems. I can use the sound keys on my keyboard and it works without an issue. I can adjust ...
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HDMI sound no longer works after updating from 13.04 to 13.10

In 13.04 HDMI sound never worked until I did the following.. sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Edit the line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="radeon.audio=1" Run: Sudo update-grub ...
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nm-applett and sound-indicator in systray gone and sound not working after update 13.10

After upgrading my Xubuntu 13.04 to 13.10 I have some problems: the NetworkManager is not in the taskbar, I think that is the notifications-applet (german: "Nachrichtenanzeige") the ...
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No sound after installing 13.04 Have tried everything

I have a Fujitsu Lifebook A-6120. After installing raring ringtail I have no sound. Not through the speakers or headphones. The built in microphone is working according to sound settings. Also in ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 issues with AMD driver & Audio [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu 13.10, my graphics card is AMD Radeon HD4200. My sound card is a realtek HDMI. I've tried downloading and installing both drivers but nothing works. Graphics card: When I run the .run ...
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Optical S/PDIF activate rear output

I'm trying to use the optical audio output of my motherboard to send the sound to my AV Receiver. I only see the front channels received by my AV. Indeed rear channels don't seem to be activated. ...
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No HDMI Audio on Radeon 6770 connected via HDMI to my TV

I just installed Ubuntu 13.10 and everything works great except there is no audio. I am using a Radeon 6770 connected via HDMI to my TV but under sound settings there is only analog or digital ...
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Recommendations for New Ubuntu User? [closed]

I just installed Ubuntu and I'm wondering if there is anything you recommend I do? This is my first experience with an OS other than Windows so it all seems foreign to me.
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Ubuntu 13.04 Sound Problem after following weird commands

After launching a few commands : echo autospawn = no >> ~/.config/pulse/client.conf #use ~/.pulse/client.conf on Ubuntu <= 12.10 killall pulseaudio $LANG=C pulseaudio -vvvv --log-time=1 ...
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How do I create different login sounds/greetings based on the time of day? 13.04 Desktop

I'd like to have Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop "Greet" me whenever I login and logout, using a .wav, mp3 or ogg file etc For example, after I login I'd like Ubuntu to say "Good Morning Robert" which will be ...
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No sound from Ubuntu 13.10 after selecting output

Hello I have headphones that I plug and unplug from time to time because I talk on Skype. When I unplugged my headphones from my keyboard there was no sound from my speakers while I was playing music. ...
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System-wide equalizer for Ubuntu 13.10

Is there any system-wide equalizer for Ubuntu 13.10?. A few months ago I had 12.04 and used pusleaudio equalizer. But now it is not working for saucy and I tried the alsa equalizer but I do not see ...
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No Sound after Upgrade from 13.04

after my upgrade to 13.10 i can't use my SPDIF output anymore, and in addition to that I'm facing other problems with sound: My Sound panel is totally gone when opening sound settings i can't choose ...
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Beep sound after pressing enter too many times

So I pressed enter in terminal repeatedly and then computer started beeping. But it beeps when I turn music on or any video where is sound. How can I turn it off, it's annoying?..
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Sound not working after ending HDMI connection

I have an HP Envy 15t-j000 installed with Ubuntu 13.10. When connecting my computer to a monitor via HDMI, I have no problem getting the sound to come from the monitor speakers. My problem is that ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 No Audio [closed]

All of my audio has worked fine beforehand, I have tried 'sudo rm ~/.pulse* ~/.config/pulse* ~/.asoundrc -R', with no results and I've checked alsamixer to see if the correct audiocard was selected. ...