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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Default sound device different when run as service

I use squeezelite to play audio streams on my laptop. The laptop has a built-in Intel sound card, but I use the HDMI connection to my monitor to play the sound on my monitor speakers. This works well ...
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No sound in Lubuntu 14.04

I Installed Ubuntu in laptop and audio was fine but I changed replaced Unity with Lubuntu and now audio is not working. Can anybody help?
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Difficulty in playing Music [duplicate]

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop alongside windows 7. When I try to play any mp3 file with Parole Media player (which I believe is the default) , it says : Parole ...
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Is it possible to direct a single audio stream to a seperate output device?

I listen a streaming radio broadcast on my Ubuntu-Gnome pc most of the day. I'd like to send its output to my desktop speakers, while continuing to send the rest of the output to my headphones. ...
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After adding Amd video card and installing drivers - NO SOUND (in all OS)

Ubuntu 13.10 x64, Windows 8.1 x64. CPU: Intel i-4771 MB: Asrock B85 Pro Video card: AMD Radeon 7750 Had a computer properly working with Win8, Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 14.01 Live CD. I am using two ...
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Error retrieving default audio device parameters

I am a newbie. I was trying to create a simple Hello program in python to implement SIP using pjsip. The code I used is: # import sys import pjsua as pj #Logging callback def log_cb(level, str, ...
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PulseAudio: Setting a default sink for created sink inputs

From what I can tell, each time youtube loads a new video, it changes the index of the sink input that it uses, or creates a new sink input to use for that new video and trashes the old one. The ...
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Digigram VX222HR Not Detected

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a computer, but it doesn't recognize the extra sound card. With the same hardware, I installed OpenSuse13.1 and it detected my sound card without any problems. I have ...
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How do I determine and fix why I can not output LPCM from XBMC?

I have a fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04 on an Intel motherboard with Realtek ALC662-VC-based audio. I want to output LPCM no matter what audio format XBMC encounters, but LPCM is not a choice. I ...
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Audio jack not outputing with Sound blaster recond 3Di 14.04

So I have been using ubutu for a couple week but I keep coming across a reocuring problem of no sound output through my jacks. The internal speakers work and when I am in windows everything works ...
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Using Ubuntu 12.04, no audio output

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USB Headphone goes mute before 0%

I have a weird issue with my USB Headphones. On Ubuntu, I can only control around 2/3 of the volume; whenever I adjust it below 1/3 of the max, there is no sound anymore. And sometimes this is really ...
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Sound problems in Ubuntu 14.04

I am having problems using my audio ports in Ubuntu 14.04. I didnt notice this before, because I use wireless speakers and they use a USB port. But today I tried to use my headphones and I heard ...
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Distorted sound unless PAVUCONTROL is open?

Seems as though there ought to be a simple solution to this: My sound comes through a jack in the back of a Samsung HDMI monitor. If pavucontrol (Pulse Audio Volume Control) is running (if the ...
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Is there a command to pause the native Ubuntu sound player?

So under my volume drop down menu, I have Spotify, Rhythmbox and VLC: Here I can pause and play the various different applications. My question is, is there a command to pause the one that is ...
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Audio and Settings stop working after lastest updates on Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday (2014-07-05) I upgrade my Ubuntu (upgrade/dist-upgrade) and then audio and settings stop working. Obs.: I use an USB Headphone and HDMI: both doesn't work anymore. I tried everything today, ...
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Skullcandy, USB only one channel shown

I notice that : Card: Skullcandy GMX Dolby Transmitter Chip: USB Mixer only provides one channel. Shouldn't there be 2 and how do I get the other one going? ...
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How to record sound from MS LifeCam HD-5000 inside Oracle Virtual Box?

I am trying to use my MS LifeCam HD-5000 inside Ubuntu inside Oracle Virtual Box. It is appearing twice in VB. In the section of "webcams" and in the section of USB devices If I try to select ...
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Sound morphing software

I need real-time sound morphing software for linux, but I can't find anything. Something ib Ubuntu software center didn't started, and astersk-voicechanger is uninstallable. In windows there is a ...
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PulseAudio Loopback Latency

I am using pulseaudio loopback's to link together my system sounds and my microphone. The problem is that my system sounds have a delay of a second or even more sometimes. I have changed ticked ...
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Surround Sound on Ubuntu 14.04 with Logitech G430?

I have a Logitech G430 headset, that comes with 7.1 surround sound. On Windows 7, I have the Logitech Gaming Software installed, which allows me to have surround sound on my headset. I was wondering ...
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XFCE no event sounds and no sound changin feedback

I have Xubuntu 14.04 installed on a Macbook Pro 2010 15 inches. When I change the sound, I have no feedback unlike other DE I have used, like gnome. There is no notification sound when an event ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS no sound after apt-get upgrade

My Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop, it was working fine initially.I just did an apt-get upgrade, after that on with sound. Any ideal how to fix this ? Thanks
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Independent HP keeps turning on

This question is pretty straight forward, I have to manually turn Independent HP off through alsamixer every now and then or else my headphones won't output audio. This setting will be ON for 4 or 5 ...
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How do I get my sound working?

I've tried getting my sound working on my Ubuntu 14.04 desktop, but it refuses to work. I've looked everywhere but my sound remains off. My sound settings won't allow me to drag my output volume ...
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Edit: Audio Inputs and Outputs not displaying

I asked this question in a previous thread, but nobody responded so I'll try again. My volume is permanently set on one setting. I cannot mute it by my hotkeys. I can manually adjust it in my GNOME ...
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JACK Issue with Internet DJ Console in Ubuntu 14.04

Running jack in dummy mode gives no audio from Internet DJ Console but the stream played from the server works perfectly fine. You can tune into the stream at http://myradiostream.com/olpr The server ...
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Headphones with built-in mic

I have headphones that appear to have some kind of built-in mic, as well as a volume control and small button that may or may not control said mic. My machine has a headphone jack and a mic jack. When ...
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Problems getting 5.1 Audio support over Optical Out (make not completing as expected)

after some time figuring out what's wrong with my HDMI audio I've switched to optical out which seems to have fixed the stuttering I was getting in games. Now I am having problems getting 5.1 audio ...
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arecord flac format

I am playing with scripts that use the google speech-to-text api. The api requires flac encoded files so the recording part of the script looks like this: arecord -q -t wav -d 0 -f S16_LE -r 16000 | ...
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Wine applications have no sound after moving drive_c folder

I moved the drive_c of Wine to another partition. Now everything is good except sound. Wine applications no longer have sound. What's the problem? Edit: The main problem (I think) is that I have ...
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How do I install Ubuntu 14.04 without losing data on a Windows 7 PC (physically)?

I have this windows PC, and I want to install this Ubuntu physically without VMware. Last time I installed this, I lost up-to 160GB, and it was all of my hard drive. I have 4 drives C:, D:, F: and E:. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: no sound [on hold]

Fresh install, no upgrade, of Ubuntu 14.04, but no sound. However, when the logon screen comes on there is a loud sort of white noise audible. This noise can be turned on and off with the sound item ...
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Configure dummy sound device on server

Question: How to configure a dummy sound device on a Ubuntu 14.04 server which has no sound HW? I basically just want various apps, aplay as a concrete target, to be happy, like they'd be if the ...
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ASRock Z87 Extreme 3 Motherboard

I have assembled my own PC following the instructions in Linux Format Magazine 185. The motherboard is ASRock z87 Extreme 3. Everything works great...it was much easier than I expected. However, the ...
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finding audio limits of usb microphone

Is there a command to find the audio recording limits of a usb microphone example: it's rated for only 16000hz or 44100hz Thanks
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Help with USB Blue Yeti Mic

My USB Blue Yeti Mic is unrecognized by Ubuntu 14.04. I don't know if it's a fixable problem or if the Yeti is completely incompatible, but I really need this to work. I have no clue where to even get ...
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Audio flicking at back port

In my Ubuntu 14.04 32-bit system, whenever I connect speaker at back audio port of my system the audio is flicker(in case when volume is 100% of both system volume and application volume that playing ...
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Is there a way to configure all files in a folder using a particular software?

Im using openSMILE software to extract features from an audio file. My work involves extracting mfcc featues from a .WAV file (to obtain a .mfcc file). Default code to convert the file is as ...
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Lenovo Ideapad U430p audio, drivers

I have just ordered lenovo U430p, Installed ubuntu 14.04. Everything worked like a charm, except the audio. Though audio works and is detected by the system, the sound is very low as compared to ...
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Getting “bad taint not creating trace events” error for sound codec and module

I'm getting on boot up, sound codec and sound module both saying bad taint, not creating trace events and they are being ignored. Obviously my sound card doesn't work, I've tried any number of fixes.. ...
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No headphone signal after installing Ubuntu 14.04

Regarding Ubuntu 14.04 Using laptop and internal speakers are working properly. Sound card is detected. When plugging in powered desktop computer speakers to headphone output there is no sound. ...
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How can I calibrate audio settings for my Bose USB audio speakers?

I recently updated from 12.04 to 14.04, and since, I have been having problems with my Bose Companion 5 speakers (5.1 Surround Analog audio output). As you might know, alsa and pulse audio have all ...
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How can I cleanly remove PulseAudio in Ubuntu 14.04?

I am having sound issues in Ubuntu 14, mostly underruns causing skipped and ugly noises and I want to remove pulse audio in an attempt to debug. But when I do this breaks system settings in ubuntu. ...
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Upgrade Broke Audio

After upgrading Ubuntu this morning, all audio has stopped working... I'm assuming it's a pulse audio issue as I get the following: pulseaudio -v I: [pulseaudio] main.c: setrlimit(RLIMIT_NICE, (31, ...
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ubuntu 14.04 no sound no settings

I upgraded to 14.04 after a few days my sound was gone and now the menu on system settings is incomplete items have disappeared I've been in forums looking and searching for answers I cannot connect ...
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Borked my system settings trying to resolve soundcard issue - trusty

I updated my desktop to Trusty Tahr, and have had issues trying to get the soundcard to work. It's a: Realtek ALC880 Intel corp 8280IFB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio controller ...
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Crackling Sound after latest update

Totally new to Ubuntu and Linux. Installed 14.04 on clean machine about two weeks ago. not much installed but playonlinux (Diablo 3), wine (diablo 3), gksu, etc. Was able to fix audio issues initially ...
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Wireless and sound not responding

Problem 1 I just got my new laptop, Dell Inspiron 3537, with Ubuntu 12.04 and had great enthusiasm. When I first opened the laptop I connected to my wireless network with no problem. But soon as I ...
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After updating, cannot record sound

Before updating yesterday, I could normally record internal sound with the built-in sound recorder. I tinkered with all PulseAudio's Profiles (http://i.stack.imgur.com/4PMvo.png) but got nothing. ...