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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How to set headset (Byte Corseca Bluetooth Headset) as default audio device?

Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Inspiron 15R. Dell Byte Corseca Bluetooth Headset (DM5710BT) This is how I always open Sound-settings, and manually set the headset as current audio device. Help me to ...
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How to output sound on Freebox Server/Player?

The french internet provider Free is providing AirPlay support for its two boxes (http://www.free.fr/adsl/freebox-revolution.html) the player and the server. By AirPlay I mean here, a way to output ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Top right sound screen icon, greyed and not working

I can hear rythmbox songs and Internet videos perfectly, but my screen sound icon is always greyed and muted, and I cannot use it for turn up and down sound volume... Any advice would be of great ...
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How to get ubuntu to stream to Bose soundtouch?

We got here a Bose soundtouch connected in the local network. We can play music from the ipad via airplay, but I could not find a way to stream audio from my ubuntu pc. I tried using stream2ip with ...
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No sound after Xubuntu-desktop installation

I had, initially, a Ubuntu installation running completely fine. Compiz bugged, then I switched to LXQT. LXQt bugged between sessions, then I switched to KDE. KDE bugged on some applications, then I ...
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Missing sound volume icon on screen top (14.04)

I have recently installed a fresh ubuntu 14.04. But the volume icon is missing. I can hear all kinds of sounds (rythmbox, youtube videos,...) ... I have already tried to install the package ...
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No Sound after waking from Sleep

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Toshiba laptop and there is an issue with sound. The sound works fine after a restart but after waking up from sleep the computer cannot output any audio. Is there ...
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No sound after fresh installation

Fresh installation of version 14.04 64-bit on a Sony VAIO. Completelety reformatted HD. Single OS system. No sound of any kind. But there is sound from plugged in headphones. Everything is unmuted in ...
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Sound randomly muting in ubuntu 14.04

PulseAudio or ALSA, I cannot tell which, randomly mutes itself for no reason. This is EXTREMELY frustrating. It happens typically when I am playing a game, but can also happen when playing a movie. ...
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ThinkPad T440p docking station: no sound on external speakers

Using Ubuntu 14.04 When I plug external speakers into the pro docking station with my Thinkpad T440p in it I get no sound (internal speakers mute). Plugging the same speakers into the internal jack ...
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Crashing sound, very strange!

The sound usually worked on windows, now I to with ubuntu (alias liked that much) and the sound works only 50% of the normal volume, more than that the sound is giving lag ...... researching learned ...
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What is HDMI audio?

I see "Juniper HDMI Audio" under my sound devices list. My question is, what is it and what does it do? Currently, adjusting the volume level does nothing. Google searches don't give a very clear ...
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Sound from stereo to RCA plugged to Line in only records left channel

Okay, so we play with turntables. Stereo audio from the vinyls are connected to a stereo to RCA adaptor, which is then plugged into the line in of my netbook. When I'm on Windows 8, we use Butt to ...
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How can I make the Adobe flashplugin use Pulseaudio under Kubuntu 14.04?

I have trouble getting the sound from firefox to output in an external (USB) sound card. I understand there are some issues around getting flash to play sound here from googling the question, but I ...
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Ubuntu Has Low Volume After Start-up

After booting my computer running Ubuntu 13.10, the volume always starts at around 30%. This happens with the default volume program and pulse audio. How can I fix this?
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Audio Works Only When Microphone Does Not- Issue with Headset

I recently bought a Plantronics .Audio 655 USB Multimedia Headset. I downloaded the necessary updates for the headset on a Windows computer. The headset worked well on that computer, as both the ...
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How to stop playing music when remove headphones?

I'm asking for any solution (algorithm, program installation ...) to get music stopping when we remove headphones, Thank you !
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bluetooth headset connects but not showing in sound settings

I was able to listen with my BT headset, but suddenly, one day, it disappeared from sound settings forever! I've even re-paired my headset (and its connected already) but it doesn't have any options ...
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No voice on front headphone port.

I have a strange problem. It just happen recently, when I accidentally unplug my headphone. But I unplugged it before and nothing happen. Basically now, when I use my headphone through front jack, ...
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Sound issues with Xubuntu 12.04 and ALC888 Soundcard

I have ALC888 soundcard in my computer that has 6 outputs in the back. I made sure that nothing was muted in alsamixer. I can only produce some sound through one of the 6 if I have "front mic" turned ...
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Speakers and headset not working

I need help. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and my volume mixer goes up, but, when I'm playing a Popular Smash-Hit game called Minecraft, I get no sound on either device, which are my speakers and my ...
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How to recording movie from website (screen desktop and sound capture)?

Please show me the way on ubuntu to record ScreenDesktop with sound not from microphone (sound from movie/video on website) - the same function with WM Capture software on Windows. Thank so much
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Laptop speaker disappeared from sound settings

I am using Thinkpad T61 with Ubuntu 14.04. A few days ago I used my headphones for the first time after upgrading from 12.04 and got the sound to my headphones with not problem. However after I ...
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Removed sound devices?

I use Ubuntu 12.10 with Cinnamon GUI. From time to time it asks me this strange question. Of course I did not remove any hardware from my Lenovo T420. Also I don't have KDE at all installed at all, ...
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Ubuntu makes my audio speaker make a “poping sound” back to Windows in dualboot

I have a very strange problem that other people with the same hardware than me already had, but I didn't see any solutions on the internet. That's why I'm posting here, I'm a bit desperate and if I ...
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Unable to record from USB sound card line-in connector

I've been googling and struggling with this for a while but haven't been able to make this work. I bought a USB sound card (Encore ENMAB 8-CM) to record from its line-in connector. I'm not sure which ...
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Ugly noises randomly from certain applications (pulsing static, and watery noise)

I'm getting random problems with the sound on my desktop PC. I'm running it through HDMI on my NVidia card but also have Optical and Analogue connections on the motherboard which I am not using (and ...
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xonar dgx dts 5.1 through optical

Using 14.04 LTS I have a asrock q1900 itx motherboard with a xonar dgx soundcard. I have audio but not 5.1 dts through optical. Can some one help me.
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Internal Microphone not woring in Ubuntu 14.04

I bought a new laptop, an ASUS 550LB. Installed Ubuntu 14.04 and everything is working phenomenally well (I even managed to successfully set up dual boot alongside Windows 8.1) However, there is no ...
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Make alsamixer changes permanent

I have installed ubuntu GNOME 14.04 in my macbook Pro 13" mid 2012, and something is wrong with the headphones jack, a red led is on and it just can be turned off with the alsamixer command and muting ...
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After upgrading to trusty, ALSA midi connection (aconnect) doesn't seem to work right

Previously in kubuntu 13.10 I was able to open vmpk or plug in a midi keyboard, and provided that TiMidity was running in server mode, I could run aconnect [keyboard port (129:0 for vmpk)] 14:0 ...
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audio not playing through headphones

I am using Dell Alienware M14X. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop. The problem that I am facing is that the audio plays only through speakers all the time even I though I plug in my ...
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How to improve the sounds on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

When I used to run the Windows on my laptop, I had installed a software called "Realtek" sound, or something like this, and the sound produced was much improved. Now, with Ubuntu 14.04 LTS in the same ...
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How can I play another mp3 file without having to close the current playing file in vlc?

I played a song via terminal. I tried the following and it gave me this result:- siddhartharao17@siddhartharao-PC:/media/LENOVO/Music/Hindi Asorted/Ek villain$ vlc --audio Galliyan.mp3 VLC media ...
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No sound output to USB headset

Control centre then sound then Alsamixer then F6 and option 2 is my Plantronics headset. I choose it but nothing seems to work I am on new install of lxle v12.04.4 32bit All works fine in Windows XP I ...
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ALSA prgramming in C

I'm using a C program that help me recording from my audio device here is the code : /* Use the newer ALSA API */ #define ALSA_PCM_NEW_HW_PARAMS_API #include <alsa/asoundlib.h> int main() { ...
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Fix slow motion sound

I have just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on VMware (Windows 8 as host). The problem is that when I try to watch a video on Youtube, both video and sound are slow motion. It also happens when I try to listen ...
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sound indicator is missing [duplicate]

my sound indicator in the panel suddenly disappeared. My sound works perfectly accept that I have to run the following script to enable my built-in JBL sound in good quality. I don't if it has ...
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How to change the volume of left channel using pulseaudio

I am recording the video using logitech camera and bluetooth microphone. Logitech can used for recording both audio and video. When I turn on bluetooth microphone in the middle of recording, it is ...
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Noisy audio recording in Ubuntu Linux

I'm unable to record audio without noise on my Ubuntu laptop . It is not a grounding problem . My windows os is able to record voice without the static noise so, my hardware is fine . I read in the ...
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iMac Late 2013 Audio Cirrus Logic CS4206 Issues

I have just switched from OSX to Xubuntu 14.04 on my iMac Late 2013. I've got everything running smooth, except for my freakin' audio card. It works occasionally for a few minutes and then it just ...
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JBL bluetooth speakers play no sound, a2dp off?

I have JBL bluetooth speakers like this one. With Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Gnome) I get it to pair with my pc, either with gnome-bluez or blueman, but I am unable to reproduce any sound. I stumbled upon ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 isn't detecting my USB headset

I'm having problems getting Ubuntu Gnome 14.04 to detect my G35 Logitech Headset. I've tried to plug it in and go to System_Settings/Sound but the device is not appearing in the output nor the input ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 + kdm sound works only when logged in as root

I am NOT advocating logging in as root. But I found that sound works when I do. When I log in as a normal user- no sound, no mixer, no hint that the machine even has an audio device. Where do I ...
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Bad sound quality [closed]

My sound quality is very bad in Ubuntu 14.04. How can i solved it? My laptop model is Dell Vostro 5560.
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M-Audio Delta starts up at wrong sample rate

When the PC starts my M-Audio Delta 66 is using 48000kHz sampling rate when it is set for 44100 in Envy24. This causes audio to play slower than it should. This is in Kubuntu 14.04 on my new PC using ...
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Bluetooth Headphones works poorly (14.04)

Recently I bought a Philips SHB9100 Bluetooth Headphones. I first tried to connect them using the default Ubuntu Bluetooth device manager but the headphones were not shown in the Audio Settings. Then, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 audio problem

I am new to Ubuntu. Lately I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, everything was working fine. Until I noticed that sound is not working. I searched in google and in different forums and sadly haven't found ...
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Can pulseaudio be used with port audio?

My question may not make sense and I will try to articulate it better. I want to use this command with port audio: gst-launch pulsesrc ! pulsesink. I use a program called fldigi and it is a ...
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How to include microphone adjustment in sound menu

When I use skype I have 2 scrollbars for the sound: How can I keep those 2 scrollbars all the time, and not only when I have skype conversations? When I don't talk with skype, only speaker ...