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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Audio capabilities not being detected properly

Built a new computer that is a dual-boot Win7 and Ubuntu 14.04. My motherboard has onboard 5.1/8.1 audio capability, which works fine on windows, but is only detected as a basic audio out on Ubuntu. ...
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No Sound from Headphone Jack - HP Pavilion 871

I have gone through many questions citing this same issue. The sound comes out of my laptop speakers but not through the headphone jack. If I plug in an HDMI cable, the sound does come through that ...
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Low battery alarm [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba Satellite L750. Low battery visual alerts work perfectly, BUT I'd like those to beep (or other alert sound). Is that possible at all? Thanks
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trying to get built in analog sound working

Ubuntu 14.04 I am trying to get audio output from my built in line out set as default for all applications. I have an NVidia card that I use for video HDMI display to a monitor. My monitor does ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 No Audio

As the title says, I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and my sound is not working. Alsamixer shows everything is open, sound settings recognizes the card, pulseaudio shows output from chorme as well as analog ...
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front panel audio jack not working

I have a problem with my front panel audio jack. It is not working after I plug in my headphones. The rear jack is working fine with the speakers. I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu after expiry of ...
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Volume buttons don't work when connected to bluetooth hifi adapter

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my laptop. When I play audio via the laptop speakers, I can use the keyboard buttons to change the volume. I have a Philips bluetooth hifi adapter to play music from ...
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Bass speaker initially not works

On Samsung 550P5C initially bass speaker is off. Mute/unmute make it working. How to configure it to work permanent ? Xubuntu 14.04/64
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Audio jumbled on youtube and rhythmbox on ubuntu 14.04

I have no idea why but my audio is messed up when I listen to music or watch videos. it sort of pops or clips of the audio move around. it's hard to explain and even more annoying. I've already tried ...
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Audio problem with 14.04 and mp3

I downloaded 14.04 onto computer with working 12.04. I have audio problem when I try to play mp3. The audio sounds like there are two sources running. It gives an echo sound. You tube audio works ...
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Sound too low in Ubuntu

I had bought some new components for my PC. The fact is when I try to play any sound it's almost audible, the sound is very low, even at max level. This is not a hardware problem, because when I'm on ...
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No sound after Ubuntu base update

My Info: http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=cbf6b64acdde8c2f2d3a24cae453b4f2817e8a1e Today I updated Ubuntu base via Software Updater and now my sound does not work out of built in laptop speakers or ...
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How can I use pitch and speed control for audio CDs?

On the inner flap of a CD I just purchased and encoded to FLAC, there was a note saying that in order to experience the music at the appropriate pitch level (important for classical music), the pitch ...
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Native Flac .cue splitter

I have some .Flac albums I ripped as one big file to save somes space (Lossless CD rips are roughly 500mb each), now I have more storage I would like to split them back to there original files. Is ...
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Play audio on Ubuntu Core!

I installed Ubuntu Core 14.04 AMD 64. Now I want to play an audio! What exactly should be installed?! (I got this message on webkitgtk: jack server is not running or cannot be started) I got this by ...
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HDMI mirroring/HDMI-1 and no audio problem:

The audio comes from my laptop not from the TV. I am with idt high-definition audio. aplay -l: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: MID [HDA Intel MID], device 0: 92HD75B3X5 Analog ...
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How to turn off headphones, and only leave enabled analog output?

How to turn off Headphones, and only leave enabled Analog Output? (Ubuntu 14.04)
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Asus SonicMaster Subwoffer for Q550LF

I have an ASUS Q550LF laptop and the SonicMaster external speaker has never worked. I contacted ASUS support, but the response would take a Super Geek to accomplish and I have received very ...
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Where is Ubuntu's drum roll sound located?

Where is Ubuntu's logon sound (Triple Drum Roll) located? It plays right when you see the Unity Greeter? When I searched up for the startup/login sound, which is what I thought it was, I got results ...
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Poor sound with bluetooth audio speaker

I went accross many subjects but I could not find an answer useful to me. I recently bought bluetooth speakers (Samson BT3) which work very well with old or new smartphones (HTC ChaCha and Xperia Z1 ...
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Tecknet CO18 vs Logitech

9-6-14 I have a TeckNet CO18 1080p webcam that halts the operation of my Logitech illuminated wired keyboard. It also doesn't seem to have a working microphone! I started by 1st installing the ...
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Missing system Settings in 14.04 LTS

I just installed 14.04 and tried talking on Skype but the other party can't hear me. I tried checking the sound settings from System settings and found out that System settings is missing. I ran the ...
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How to get a direct download of alternative flash player for Ubuntu (Adobe page launches Ubuntu Software Centre which reports 'file not found')

To be frank, this page is useless: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/otherversions/ Clicking download causes Ubuntu Software Centre to be launched which reports file not found. Frustrating. So how ...
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What is the difference between Analog Input and Internal Microphone?

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, and my sound works just fine. However, when I open the Sound dialog, I notice that under Input there are two available options As far as I can tell, my laptop has an ...
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Asus G550 no sound

I have no sound coming from the notebook (on windows it works), if I plug in a headset it does work flawlessly. Reading up on the issue I couldn't find any working solution. But seen people love to ...
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Need help setting up virtual surround sound on Logitech G430

I've googled and googled, looked through tons of results, but I can't seem to get anything to work. I've looked into everything I can find, looked into pulseaudio along with alsa, and even OSS (But I ...
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FN keys only partly working - Dell Inspirion 15

Intalled 14.04 LTS ono a new dell inspirion 15. For the function of the fn keys, there are two options in its bios. 1: Without Fn key, the multimedia functions are being used 2: With FN key, the ...
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How to get a consistent bluetooth audio playback?

I am trying to use bluetooth audio speakers, as my integred laptop speakers are so awful... The speaker is a Bose Soundlink mini and works just fine with my smartphone for example. When I try to use ...
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Use volume up/down actions to go forward/backward in Evince

I have a bluetooth headset HS3000. When volume buttons of the headset are pressed to change the volume level, the changes can be seen in Ubuntu sound settings. Is it possible to bind another action ...
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System Audio is not working whenever I use Internet DJ Console (IDJC)

When I open/start using internet dj console, the sound is working fine when I played a music from dj console player, but when I try to play music or video using default player or vlc for my video, ...
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Getting “Failure: Module initialization failed” error

I have created a script file ( approximately 3-4 months before) capturing the live audio and it worked fine we are able to capture the live audio and also can hear from the headphone. Here is my ...
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sound not working in ubuntu 14.04 LTS after suspend

sound is working perfectly well in my system(ubuntu 14.04 LTS ) but when I suspend it,, there is no sound after that ,, how to resolve this problem ,,and I am also curious about why it is not ...
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Top Tool bar sound issue

When I turned down the volume from the option in the top right, the volume stayed at that level and would not get any louder. Repeating this action made the volume down to a whisper. I have ...
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PulseAudio problems (only showing dummy output)

I have always avoided using PulseAudio because of how problematic it is, but since Skype 4.3 has now dropped Alsa support, I am forced to use PulseAudio, but one problem; it just doesn't work. I can't ...
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No sound on Gateway NE56R 64-Bit

I have a Gateway NE56R and sometimes the sound just doesn't work when I start up the computer. Also, when I first turn on my computer and Ubuntu begins to boot, I get messages saying stuff. I think I ...
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Audio device changes on reboot

I'm using Ubuntu with Rise Vision for digital signage at our company. Its hooked up to a HDMI display with audio coming through the display. Its been working great until the end of summer after ...
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Sound mysteriously gone missing (lubuntu 14.04 32bit)

I am running Lubuntu 14.04 on a non-sse2 machine (amd duron 1800). Strangely, right after installation there was no sound at all even though ALSA was present and my sound card detected and installed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, Rhythmbox, missing gstreamer1.0-libav (i386) plugin dependencies

I've recently updated Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 (64 bit version). The problem that I've noticed is that Rhythmbox cannot play ALAC (m4a) files. Also, when I run some radio stations, the systems complains ...
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Sound/video asynchrony while playing rmvb files in Totem/Videos - Ubuntu 14.04

First of all, I apologize if this has already been asked and solved, but honestly I couldn't find anything, so if that's the case please link to the proper answer. Anyway, I just installed 14.04 ...
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Macbook pro volume keys not working

Macbook Pro 5,4 volume hot keys no longer change the volume. Numerous reboots, remapping of the keys in system settings, still not working. mute key works fine but volume up and down are not ...
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Delay while recording piano input

I connected my digital piano to my laptop via a JACK cable and an USB sound card adapter. After running pactl load-module module-loopback latency_msec=1 I am able to hear live sounds from piano. ...
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Headphones not working after update Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have tried all the forum threads here concerning this problem, none of the provided solutions worked (some even made the problem worse). I have an Asus x551m Laptop with SonicMaster audio. Ubuntu ...
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No sound Ubuntu 14.04 even after trying posted solutions

After upgrading from 12.04 I had no issues at all. After the first reboot/shutdown that is when I experienced problems. I have tried solutions here but none of them has worked. When I ran alsamixer ...
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Ubuntu Studio with M-Audio 2496 - Clean and correct instalation

Folks, I had a version installed ubuntu studio and tried to make this version a lot to recognize the audio card m-audio 2496 so much that I lost my system and now did a fresh install and was ...
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How to set the number of steps (now it's 5 points for me), when audio volume is modified by Apple keyboard (fn F10, F11, F12)

When I use the Apple keyboard to increment the audio volume, the steps aren't gradual and fluid but the audio volume, in a 0 to 100 scale, it's incremented by 5 points at any key pressure and ...
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Kubuntu audio duplex input problem

Kubuntu 14.04 Kernel 3.1.3.0-32-generic Hello, My problem here is my sound input suddenly stopped working properly. One day I decided to use my laptop when I found out that my applications audio was ...
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Pulse audio problems if I start its mixer/controls `pavucontrol`

I have a very strange problem in a fresh installation of Ubuntu 14.04. Audio output/input works fine in all programs, but if I open the Pulse mixer/controls pavucontrol (for example, from the sound ...
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How to I get the right Pulseaudio profiles to show up without restarting Pulseaudio?

Some times my USB headset microphone disappears from my list of input devices. Reconnecting the headset doesn't work, but killing Pulseaudio does: pulseaudio -k When Pulseaudio starts back up, my ...
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No sound after suspend/standby

For some reason I don't have any sound after suspend/standby on Ubuntu 14.04.1. It happens on a XMG C504, and the online solutions do NOT work. According to alsamixer the 0 is a Intel Haswell HMDI ...
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. APLAY. aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards found

I had accidentally install OSS and removed ALSA. but I should reinstall alsa. when I typed sudo apt-get --reinstall install linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils it was succeed. but when I check ...