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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CRITICAL **: gst_app_src_set_size: assertion 'GST_IS_APP_SRC (appsrc)' failed

As reported here before, in some cases, at least, firefox won't play bandcamp tracks. I have tried to do it when running firefox from the command line, both with my default profile, and with a newly ...
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Using AMD graphics card with Ubuntu (Sound)

I understand this has been asked few times and I've read through few threads as swell but I didn't understand everything: I've read AMD graphics drivers and fglrx: No matching Device section for ...
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Lubuntu 15.04 no sound

I just installed Lubuntu 15.04 on my laptop (Lenovo flex 2 14) after trying out both Ubuntu GNOME and Kubuntu which gave me no issues with sound. However with Lubuntu I get no sound, no sound applet ...
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Unable to install hw params usb xmos and alsa

still having trouble getting my xmos card to work, after updating to the latest kernel my card appeared as a snd-usb-audio device and is listed in aplay -l I have set it to be the first card in ...
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Sound problem in Xubuntu 14.04

I have recently installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my laptop and having some sound issues.The sound stutters,distorts ,buzzes.This happens no matter it is a video or an mp3 playing. Its frequency is unstable ...
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HP Laptop No Sound

I have an HP Envy Touchsmart m6 Sleekbook. I am solely running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and nothing else. I have: Memory : 8 GB Processor : Intel i5-4200U CPU @ 1.60GHz * 4 Graphics : Intel ...
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No desktop GUI after broken package repair

So this problem all started when I clicked on a YouTube link from steam. It opened in chromium and muted all my system audio. I restarted and when I opened the pulse GUI none of my microphones or ...
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FATAL: Module usb-snd-audio not found

Running Linux Server 3.13.0-24-generic I have a new version of an USB xmos card for a DAC. It works in MAC so I assumed it would work under linux. lsusb gives: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 20b1:000a XMOS ...
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no sound from hdmi

I can't manage to have my sound go through my video-projector plugged in through HDMI. I've tried several answers here on the forum and none seem to work. Here is my aplay -l: card 0: HDMI [HDA ...
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Why do the video players make no sound?

I get sound just fine using Chrome (e.g. YouTube) or with Rhythmbox playing an MP3. However, VLC, Xine, and the default Ubuntu "Videos" make no sound, whether with MP4, FLV, or MP3. How do I fix ...
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NO AUDIO BECAUSE AUDIO JACK CANNOT DETECT ANYTHING [14.10]DeskTop [duplicate]

So one day there was a power outage and it seemed to have disabled everything,my ethernet port and audio jack, i enabled my ethernet port with a command but my audio jack seems unfixable..i know sound ...
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Setting pulseaudo card for sound spekaer and bluetooth headset

I'm trying to write a script where I change outputs of my sound using shortcut key. I'm using similar for changing between hdmi and analog and also I'd like to do the same for changing between laptop ...
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laptop making popping noise

I have ubuntu installed on my laptop, but the speaker makes a popping noise (Capacitor discharge) every 10-30 second.. Im close to de soldering the speaker by now! I have tried: edit ...
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Audio not working in ubuntu 14.10

I have a unique problem. My os is ubuntu14.10 and in my sound settings "play through" is blank with not even dummy output.I have NVIDIA graphics card. On running this command sudo aplay -l, I got ...
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sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work

i have ubuntu version 12.04. Recently i have been facing this problem where i can hear sounds only by using headphones. speakers are not working. in the sound setting , it only lists analog output ...
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Kubuntu is doing weird sound even after reboot every 15 seconds or so

I rebooted, then closed every program I could think of and I still hear repeating after around 15 seconds: Here's what it sounds like. (Minus the static, that's just the recording) Is there any way ...
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microsoft lifechat lx-3000 ubuntu microphone not working

First of all, before marking as duplicated, please know that I already tried every related question, but none of them work. I had a microsoft lifechat lx-3000 in Ubuntu and it was working perfectly. ...
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Trine, Ubuntu 14.04, no audio

I downloaded and installed Trine. The game launches, and everything seems to work, except the audio. I tried playing around with the settings on Pulse Audio Volume Control, but nothing has changed. If ...
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Newest update to Ubuntu 14.04 causing loss of sound and shifting resolution

There were a few updates I installed for ubuntu, so I let my system restart to complete everything. I open up my system and the resolution for everything goes from blurry to clear and the sound is not ...
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Sudo alsa force-reload not working and no sound

I can't use sudo alsa force-reload, I just get command not found. I'm trying to fix this dummy output no audio issue. Alsa is installed, I tried reinstalling it too. I'm on Debian 8. Alsamixer ...
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No audio jack senses

I plug in headphones and it's not detected at all same with my speakers. I try to use USB headphones and they pop up in the sound options as Logitech headphones. I want to get the green headphone jack ...
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No audio output 12.04

I installed Precise 12.04. Installation went well and system worked fine for some time, but now no sound or ability to record from microphone.
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No audio devices in audio settings Ubuntu 14.04

I have Ubuntu 14.04. I recently connected my laptop to my TV via HDMI. After that my sound through speakers stopped working. It was working via audio jack for some time. The audio devices in audio ...
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How to fix no sound creative ca0132 bug on 64bit system?

I haven't got sound on jack ports, but i have it on hdmi. Soundcard name is creative ca0132. I found this, but I don't understand anything. ...
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HDMI tone output not working with PC audio but with test audio

just at the beginning: I'm not good in using Ubuntu (i've been using it for app. one moth) so please do not give me any unexplained instructions. Please do give me detailed information what i have do ...
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Analog sound output does not appear in “Sound settings”

I recently moved my computer, and after I set my speakers up again, I've had problems with outputting sound on them. It just doesn't work. The sound card is a Asus Xonar DX. I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 USB headphones problem

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 last night and I have a major problem with my USB headphones (random unknown brand, but hear perfect in Windows). I plug them in, the LED is shinin then I select them from ...
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No speaker sound, but headphones working, Xubuntu 14.04 on Dell Latitude

I see there are similar threads, but none of the proposed solutions work, so I'll try to provide some detail so maybe someone can spot the issue. user@computer:~$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK ...
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sound static if disconnected from power on startup

Im using ubuntu 14.04 and there is a loud static (sounds like tv fuzz) which is audible in my headphones (but not in the built in laptop sound) when the sound driver is idle. So if I were to listen to ...
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Hdmi and Laptop

i have following question about HDMI : Is there a way to configure the HDMI port , that it doesnt switch off , when I close the laptop lid or the screen goes sleep and locked ? Background is I want to ...
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USB DAC is produce some rattle noise

OK, here is the story. I have a JDS Lab. C5D USB DAC for about a year, and yesterday I wanted to try Ubuntu 14.04. So, I installed Ubuntu, did some updates and connected DAC (sudo alsa reload and ...
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Problem In Playing Audio And Video On Ubuntu 14.04

I have ubuntu 14.04 installed on my pc. When i play songs , it does not sounds clearly. I have I ball 5.1 home theater. However same songs , videos I can play on windows 7 which I have in dual boot ...
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Media audios stopped-vUbuntu 14.04

When I was watching a film in VLC, I paused it to check my mail. When i played it, I could not hear any sound. I tried to play the movie with the in package video player "Videos"; but had the ...
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Pulseaudio Redirection

Hi i am new to linux and was wondering if anyone can help me with a step-by-step instruction set for pulseaudio redirection. Any help would be appreciated. P.S. I tried doing it on my own but Ubuntu ...
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14.04 updated to 14.10 sound issues, system settings > sound grays out

Updateing 14.04 to 14.10 brought on a host of issues for me and my dell m6800, part of me wants to just reinstall 14.04, took me over a week to get my code env set though. This issue is the sound ...
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What is a good fast CD Audio Ripper for my Lubuntu System?

I have a Lubuntu OS laptop and was wondering what the best CD Audio Ripping Program was? I need the name of the program ASAP! As soon as possible please!
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Bose USB speakers fail to load driver

I've followed several guides to get my speakers working. Primarily the need to modify /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf for the proper index. The speakers were working with my current config. However, ...
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Why, When I use headphone to head file mp4 the sound very low!

First I'm sorry for my English if it wrong anywhere please forget it. My problem's when headphones plugged in I can't hear sound of file mp4(Youtube, video mp4...) but I can hear mp3 it normal and I ...
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Linux TV:: Installing Gadmei_USB_TVBox_UTV382

I have a Gadmei USB TV BOX. It's device ID corresponds to 1f71:3301. I have tried to install this on Ubuntu 14.04 using the instructions given in the Linux TV Site ...
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How to download youtube videos as a best quality audio mp3 using youtube-dl

I want to download YouTube videos as mp3 files in its best quality. The below code helps to download youtube videos as m4a but not us mp3 youtube-dl -f bestaudio --audio-quality 0 --audio-format mp3 ...
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No output from amixer and pulseaudio

After upgrading to 15.04 I lost the ability to control my audio with my media keys which I set up in my awesome wm config file (~/.config/awesome/rc.lua) The script called amixer to change or toggle ...
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How do I set Stereo Music,Setting Sub woofer

I have freshly installed Ubuntu in hp-envy dv-7 with beats audio. I noticed the audio playback is poor and the sub woofer wasn't activated all through. How do I set the audio to stereo mode and ...
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Bluetooth speaker pairs but won`t connect

I am having issues trying to connect to a Bose bluetooth speker. It can be successfully paired but won`t connect. lsusb output: Bus 002 Device 002: ID 8087:0024 Intel Corp. Integrated Rate Matching ...
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Sound Device Ubuntu 14.04 lts

How do I determine the correct selection in /dev/ for the sound card? I installed gMFSK and the sound device dsp0 dsp1 dsp2 are not in the /dev directory. The sound card is accessible by Rythmbox ...
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How to fix low volume with headphones in Ubuntu 15.04

I've made a clean install of Ubuntu 15.04 but I'm having this issue when using headphones. Volume is very low, even when turning it to maximum. Everything worked fine under Ubuntu 14.04 that I was ...
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Creative Soundblaster Z “almost” works on (K)Ubuntu 15.04

So, since some time back I've had a dedicated sound card. A Creative Soundblaster Z, but after installing Ubuntu 14.04.2 some time back I noticed that the sound card was either found or working. So, ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 -another sound problem

I thought Ubuntu had fixed the sound problems - it worked well in 14.10, but re occurred with the 15.04 upgrade. The OS only picks up the digital output of the VT82xx [HDA VIA VT82xx] (device 1), not ...
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Front Mic and Audio Jack Wired Incorrectly

I'm running into an unfortunate problem with a new PC case. The front mic and speaker jack appear to have been wired the wrong way around by the manufacturer. When I put my speakers into the mic jack ...
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Audio Jack sensing does not work when putting the laptop on the docking station

I'm using a Dell Latitude with a docking station. Since installing Ubuntu 15.04 on the laptop I have a small problem with the audio jack in the docking station: I always have a pair of headphones ...
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Virtual Audio Cable For Ubuntu

I am looking for a Virtual Audio Cable program to pipe audio through. Surely there must be a Linux version or something similar to these awesome Windows programs... ...