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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Weird Sound Issues

I am on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). And my sound does not work... Usually there is a sound icon at the status bar and I control sound there. I can use (Alsa Gnome Sound Mixer)to control... so its ...
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How do I loopback 2 input streams + line-in to line-out? (12.04)

I'm trying to put together a simple Karaoke system with 2 microphones. I've fiddled with the config from this post and am able to get 1 mic to loopback, along with youtube, to the the line-out. But ...
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Set headphones as default sound output (defaults to HDMI)

Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo U410. The screenshot explains it best after every reboot HDMI is selected as output device. I always have to switch to Headphones (which in fact are speakers and not ...
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Changing the Sampling Rate in UBUNTU 12.04

I have used POCKETSPHINX for speech recognition in my project. Pocketsphinx is recognizing words but as it works on a sample rate of 16000 Hz and our laptop takes input at 22050 Hz, output is not as ...
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How to extract audio from video ?? (Not converting video into audio file ???) [closed]

It sounds strange to ask this question as it has been asked before. However the answers only refer to converting video files into audio files. I would like to get into the container and separate the ...
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Volume Control Question

I have my computer setup through my tv through hdmi1. If I am playing music in the audio player and then I switch my tv display to hdmi2 I cannot use the change the music file or adjust the volume. I ...
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login screen don't accept my valid password? [duplicate]

After typing in my password, which I am sure is valid and spelled correctly, ubuntu redirects me to the login screen again and again. I don't get the usual 'Incorrect Password' notice or any other ...
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No sound in VMWare Workstation 10

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 on VMware Workstation 10 and I'm unable to hear anything. When I went to Sound Settings, on the Output see a Dummy Output. Any advise??? Thanks
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which “pactl” : audio source is “curently playing” one

I'd like to capture the audio comming out of my soundcard, with : gst-launch -v ! pulsesrc device=X ! audioconvert ! vorbisenc ! webmmux ! filesink location=audio.mkv I don't know which source X to ...
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HDMI audio output problem not resolved, tried everything

I love ubuntu, but this problem is really a big deal for me! I cant hear audio over my hdmi connection, i have video, but no audio. I have an ASUS k52dr with ubuntu 12.04 and an ATI mobility radeon ...
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Current state of Pulseaudio 4.0 and crackling sound (13.10)

I recently installed (K)ubuntu 13.10, and my audio started to crackle randomly (I have an X-Fi Surround 5.1 Pro USB connected to an analog 5.1 speaker set). In one week of use now, I managed to have ...
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Bad sound on Kubuntu 12.04

Bad sound on Kubuntu 12.04.4. On Windows sound better. Also on Kubuntu rattle speakers on Windows not rattle. Sound is always no more than 100% This is my daemon.conf # This file is part of ...
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login sound not playing

i had originally changed the login sound from the default and had it for a year,now that i want to change it to something else it just isnt playing.i followed all the instructions mentioned in all the ...
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xubuntu volume multimedia keys not working despite changing the active card

The indicator applet works. alsamixer works. amixer commands work but they won't use notify-osd to display the volume levels. I followed the solution present here: Volume keys are working in unity ...
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Output analogue audio (via speakers) through “line in” jack

...So I've been using Ubuntu for about 6 months now since I switched from Windows. I've been searching for one specific feature that was missing for Ubuntu... In Windows I used to connect my ...
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What is the hardware address of my Webcam Mic?

I know that the video is /dev/video0 however I do not know how to find the hardware address of my mic. I know that it is not hw:0,0 or any of those. The output of aplay --list-device is: **** List ...
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How do I get my mic working with streaming?

I'm able to stream from my computer and watch the stream on a local vlc using the following command: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 :v4l2-standard= :inputlave=alsa://hw:0,0 :live-caching=300 ...
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“Dummy output” and no sound when update to the latest HDA drivers

My system keeps asking for an HDA drivers update, but everytime I update those drivers to the latest version, sound disappers and only "Dummy output" is available as a choice in the Audio settings ...
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Cannot get left earphone working [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04.4LTS and my left earphone is not working. It is a brand new pair with nothing wrong with it so I know it's not an issue with the earphones. I have been googling for a good ...
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Cannot connect to/select bluetooth headphones!

Under Ubuntu 13.10 ("Saucy Salamander"), I can "pair" bluetooth devices just fine and with regards to my mouse, everything works exactly as it should... But I cannot connect to my bluetooth headset. ...
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IDT 92hd73c1 HDMI drivers Studio 1535 ubuntu 12.04

So far loving Ubuntu. However when I connect my laptop to my samsung tv via the HDMI connector I get no audio. I've tried going to the audio settings and looked for the HDMI option. There is ...
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No sound on ubuntu server 13.10

I have alsa installed. nothing is muted. my soundcard is selected and everything. I have searched the internet to no avail!
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Ubuntu 12.04 - help for sound under Unity, silence under XFCE4

I have an ubuntu 12.04 install - if I login with a default (Unity) Desktop session sound has always worked out of the box. I installed XFCE4 and I;m really happy with it but for the fact that there's ...
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No sound, Ubuntu 12.04 lts

EDIT: Sweet Mary, I figured it out!! There are some volume shortcut keys on my laptop - they've been the problem this whole time :/ I always thought that they just didn't work in ubuntu because there ...
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Soundcard is not working

System : Kubuntu 12.04 LTS / 32bit I performed the following steps already : lshw : Audio Controller vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 1b bus info: ...
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How to fix no sound in Ubuntu 12.04 with MATE desktop environment?

After the most recent update since 3/2/2014 , I cannot listen to music on my ubuntu 12.04 desktop or any other sound from an application. I was able to perform the following test from the command line ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Alesis Multimix 8 FX USB (not the 2.0) Any advice/experience?

I am running Windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04 on a Toshiba L755 laptop with intel core i5. I've been looking into starting a Google Hangouts on Air show, and I am hoping to find a USB mixer that would be ...
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Sound Card Problem

In Ubuntu 12.04 The sound card worked fine under linux-image-3.2.0-58-generic After upgrading to linux-image-3.2.0-59-generic my sound card stopped working This is on a Dell T110 with a syba 7.1 ...
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Sound effects work, but mp3, wav files produce no sound [duplicate]

I have a problem that started seemingly out of nowhere. Ubuntu won't play mp3, wav, mp4, or any media file. The file loads and I can see progress, but no sound. When I go to Sound Effects and ...
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Sound Devices Question

Each time I put my speakers or earphones something "weird" happens. The minimal sound shifts. It is halfway through the bar. If i go less than half then no sound comes out. How to fix this?
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where/how do i find the file for 'sound' of 'system settings'?

I need to find the file for 'sound'(sound settings) of 'systems settings' I need to know that files command and use that command to make a separate line for 'sound' in the 'sound and video' section ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Sound Dumy Output after Updates

I had NOT installed any updates to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS since September 2013. Today, I just updated ALL recommendations from the Update Manager. My audio WAS working fine and now it is NOT working at ...
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How to read audio comments of a pdf fie created in an IPAD

I have to listen to comments recorded in a pdf file by my supervisor; she used an IPAD. On the pdf-file I can see a little symbol with a "speaker" but when i click there nothing happens. I can see ...
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Remote desktop client for windows with sound support [closed]

Please advice windows client to connect to ubuntu remotely. I need to have audio support also. I used x2go but there were problems with audio. Is there anything else to try? Thanks, Alexey
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Can't get any soud from speakers

I'm fairly new to linux and I've just installed Ubuntu and I get sound from my headphones no matter which output I use from my pc, but the speakers doesn't work. I've tried every solution I found on ...
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How can I restore my audio to menu bar? [duplicate]

I'm having problems with my headphones not working all of a sudden on Ubuntu 13.10. I tried fixing it by changing a bunch of files, removing alsa-mixer and pulseaudio and reinstalling. Still haven't ...
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Ubuntu switches Sound Device when Headphones are plugged in

I have two devices for sound output: Always when I plug in my headphones or external speakers - for whatever reason - the Digital Output gets selected which means in this case that I have no sound ...
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Sound Difficulties with Ubuntu 12.04

Sound stops seemingly random. I am able to restart it after I return from suspended mode or if I plug/unplug my charger, but it stops again after a while and I have to restart it again... Does anyone ...
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How can I tell if I'm using alsa or pulse-audio by default? (Switching to i3-wm)

I might not be understanding the core concept, in which case correct me if I'm wrong. Ubuntu comes with two different audio rendering servers, pulse and alsa. Alsa is an intermediary layer to pulse? ...
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Simultaneous output of audio to digital and analogue on 13.10

This used to work, using pulse audio I can see the option in the Sounds settings to have simultaneous output but it doesn't seem to work. If I have analogue selected then click on simultaneous, I ...
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Running Spotify via wine will only use speakers not play via headphones

I have Spotify installed under Wine. It currently is trying to use my desktop speakers as the default output device, however I have changed the system settings to use all input and output sound for my ...
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Terrible sound quality (might have two problem in my question)

I have recently changed my windows 8 for Ubuntu 12.04 and this is fantastic! But sadly the sound quality of my laptop didn't follow with the OS transfer. I suspect Ubuntu is using the motherboard ...
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Xubuntu: VMware Tools “Unable to start services”

I am unable to get vmware tools to work in xubuntu guest, on vmware workstation 10 on windows 8.1 host. I keep getting this message below: Disabling timer-based audio scheduling in pulseaudio. ...
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How to reinstall PulseAudio (Ubuntu 12.04)

I was trying to fix my audio problems using suggestions from this forum. One of the comments suggested I execute this and only this: killall pulseaudio So I did, and I restarted my computer just ...
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Listeners disconnect from Icecast streams

I'm doing a project on live audio streaming using Icecast and mixxx. I configured icecast server successfully. I'am able to listen the audio but sometimes connection reset occurs and the connection ...
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13.10 No Dolby Digital or DTS passthrough with XMBC

I am new Ubuntu User trying to get my feet wet as I am an avid windows user especially in my job. I have a Lenovo H520s with the Intel G640 processor and built in audio. I am having a problem with ...
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Solved - No Wireless on Dell E7440 - Intel Corporation Wireless 7260 (rev 73)

When I boot from USB, the wireless works great. However, when I install to a partition, the wireless does not appear in the network options. When I try to access Network in the control panel, the ...
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TuxGuitar sound inconsistent after upgrading to Ubuntu 13.10

In TuxGuitar (http://tuxguitar.herac.com.ar/), I have been using the FluidSynth plug-in to output the MIDI conversion using various soundfonts. This has worked well enough since Ubuntu 10.04. After ...
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decent equalizer for 12.04?

I am looking for decent equalizer for ubuntu 12.04. Recently, with 13.04 and 13.10 I have tried pulseaudio eq and other eq's. All of them were rubbish. Mainly because the output volume, because of ...
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Problem Installing Audacity recording tool [duplicate]

I've been trying to install Audacity Recording tool which consists of around 2MB. When I try to install audacity from Synaptic Package Manager/Terminal, I get following message. The following ...