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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Toshiba A200 very low volume on Lubuntu 14.04

A few days ago my Dad decided he was done with Windows on his, pretty old, laptop. He's got a Toshiba A200-1CN which has the Realtek ALC861-VD sound chip onboard. We decided it would be best to ...
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I am interested to change my OS from android to your OS [duplicate]

im using Alcatel Onetouch T10, i am interested in changing my OS to ubuntu. i find it so interesting, i just dont knnow how. hope you can help me. my tab specs as folows: Operating System: Android ...
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pulseaudio input sound priorities

How might I set certain audio sinks as having above-normal or below-normal priority? For example: High priority: No matter what I'm doing, if Skype rings then the other sounds should mute. Low ...
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Annoying noise on Vaio S series when seeking music to other parts of the same song

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Vaio S series computer (Model: SVS15136PGB). When playing a music, everything is fine, but when seeking music (by seeking I mean when i click on the progress bar of the ...
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No sound through external speakers ASUS laptop

While the internal speakers work fine, no sound comes from the external speakers when i plug the jack in. I've tried every possible solution, adjusting through alsamixer and gnome-mixer, editing ...
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.conf in /etc/modprobe.d does not work [14.10]

I have that horrible buzzing sound in my left headphone (it's the same in windows, I think it's a hardware defect) so I want the sound chipset to automatically power off to get rid of that buzz sound ...
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Problem starting JACK server “Jack Server is not running or cannot be started”

I am a professional pianist from New Delhi, India. I had always been a fan of Linux over Windows. Since I'm a musician, I downloaded some DAWs to try them out. I had read about JACK and that it helps ...
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Xonar u7 no headphones?

I've just bought the Asus Xonar u7 USB audio card. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked fine out of the box with the speakers, but when I switch to headphones (from the knob on the card itself) the ...
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How to download audio from web page other then youtube from command line?

How do I download an audio file on a website other then Youtube from command line within terminal?
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Bad Audio Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit

I installed Ubuntu 14.05 62-bit into my notebook, I'm really enjoying it, but sometimes I have problems with audio, I hear some sparkles and some effects as if the audio stops for a tiny fraction of a ...
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No option for 5.1 Surround through HDMI even with successful speaker-test

I recently set up a new HTPC on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and the only option for audio (that works) is HDMI / DisplayPort but there is no dropdown box for 5.1 surround sound. I did a lot of digging and after ...
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Lubuntu 14.04.1 — no audio from HDMI

I recently put together a new computer as an HTPC. I've tried a few different flavors of Linux on it before settling on Lubuntu. The only problem? I can't get any sound out from the system whatsoever. ...
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Sound volume too low on Ubuntu 14.04

The sound volume on my computer is too low. I tried everything I could find online but could not find a solution. However, when my computers enters suspend mode and returns, the sound is back to ...
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Choppy sound in Chromium, Xubuntu 14.04

Hy everybody, For a long time now I have a problem with the sound in Ubuntu versions (elementary, kubuntu, xubuntu, linux mint), all of them. I think only linux distro I didn't have a problem with is ...
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Asus n550jv external sub-woofer not working properly

well my problem is that i have an asus n550jv and the external sub-woofer is not working properly . the sound is just not the bass sound it self but there is all of the frequencies there . i don't ...
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How can I disable all “Ubuntu sounds”?

Sometimes Ubuntu issues sounds for certain events. For example, when a user logs out, Ubuntu plays a short drum beat snippet. These "sounds" are nice quality. But I need a "soundless" sound profile ...
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Accidently disabled sound in wine

A few days ago I was trying to run space engineers and one of the solutions that was reccomended was to run in terminal wineSound = DISABLE or something like that. Now I need the sound back, but ...
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Software for Plantronics Gamecom 788 Headset [duplicate]

I have a Plantronics Gamecom 788 7.1 emulated surround sound headset, and I'm trying to find out if anyone knows if there is a way to make this work in Ubuntu. Plantronics has the software for Windows ...
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Configuring Pulseaudio for receive mode

I am working on a project where I'll be sending an RTP stream to Pulseaudio by means of a custom server running on windows. The receiving pulseaudio client is a linux system. I've already ...
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Audio clips at higher volumes

I am new to ubuntu. General information: chip: Realtek ALC883 card: HDA Nvidia Currently, I am on ubuntu 12.04. I use sennheiser HD435 on it. When I play the audio at low volume, it plays smooth, ...
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Ubuntu virtualbox guest doesn't see sound card

I have a virtualbox guest running Ubuntu 14.04 (The host is Ubuntu 14.04 also). The virtual machine does not play audio. Inside the guest :- lspci shows my sound card, pavucontrol shows no sound ...
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Creative USB webcam: microphone quality very poor

I have recently started using Ubuntu 14.10 LTS 32bit for my desktop pc. I am having troubles to set up my Creative USB Webcam (with built-in microphone). From the command "lsusb" I can see that ...
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How can i use Blackmagic intensity pro as TV tunercard

I have bought a Blackmagic Intensity Pro card for one of my customers. The card is working fine with HDMI but now his requirement is how can he watch some channels from a set-top BOX with Full HD ...
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Noob running xubuntu 14.04 and skype audio doesn't work

Pulseaudo recognizes my mike and headphone. I don't have any issues with listening to music or watching movies but skype just doesn't work at all. I downloaded the deb from the official website and ...
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How do I install sound drivers in ubuntu 12.04?

I installed Ubuntu without sound drivers. Now I can't hear sound,so I want to install it. What are the commands I need to install the sound drivers?
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After upgrading from 14.04 to 14.10 I have no sound from my speakers

When i updated from 14.04 to 14.10, everything worked fine, except my sound. I have no volume button in my status bar. when i go to sound, the interface is glitched and the only audio output says ...
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update jack audio server package in ubuntustudio 14.04 from 1.9.9.5 to 1.9.10

can someone tell me how can I install jackd2 package in ubuntu studio 64bit 14.04? jack version 1.9.10 was publiced july 2014, so it was not part of ubuntu studio 14.04. I believe it is part of ...
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External speakers not recognized

my external speakers stopped working with my Ubuntu 14.04... I plug them in via the audio port (No USB) When i unplug them I get sound via the internal speakers of my laptop. The external speakers ...
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Problems with Sound Ubuntu 14.04

I have this extrange problem: I have sound but it is at 100% all the time, the thing is that I can change it but it doesn't afect it i.e. I put it at 50% and still sounds like it is at 100% ...
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Turning stereo sound into mono output to normalize unbalanced channels?

For example in this video the right channel is much louder and that's really annoying when using headphones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NOAgplgTxfc I'd like to either output only one channel ...
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How do I export a video from Openshot?

I made a video with Openshot on Ubuntu 14.10. I want to export this video, along with the audio, for use on my computer and for uploading to YouTube. What format and codecs should I use? Every time I ...
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Wolfenstein Enemy Territory sound not working

I've tried all kinds of different solutions, but I just can't seem to get this game's sound to work. I'm kind of new to Ubuntu. I am using 14.04. Help would be much appreciated! Thanks!
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MPD with pulseaudio

I have recently made a clean install of Ubuntu 14.10 and once again I am left with trouble with MPD. I think I had managed to fix it last time, but I am not sure how. My issue is to be able to use an ...
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GNOME brightness and volume 'boxes' not showing - settings work, though

I don't know what else to call them, but when I adjust volume or brightness the little on-screen 'boxes'/notifications don't show up. The volume/brightness are changed, but I can't see what level ...
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Problem with audio settings, solvable only after a series of events

I'm using version 14.04.1 LTS through WUBI on an ASUS N550JV. I've just started using it and I've only been able to learn and figure out a few things about how the OS is running and all. My problem ...
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Getting Blender audio to work in Ubuntu 14.10

I can't get audio to work using the blender video editing tool. Is there some setting that needs to be turned on? Is there some library that needs to be installed for Ubuntu 14.10? Thanks.
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Capture line-in audio, stream to vps and rebroadcast for mobile device

I need do something like this: Capture from line-in ---stream---> vps ----stream---> 5-6 mobile devices Now I using icecast with burts off as server on vps and darkice to capture audio on my local ...
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Ubuntu 14.04: No sound output! (Well, mostly no sound)

I am totally new to Ubuntu so please forgive my ignorance :) I was trying to read the previous posted questions but none seem to be the same as what I have right now. (Please point me in the right ...
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No Digital Audio Output signals

Recently, my Macbook running ElementaryOS flavor of Ubuntu stopped playing audio. When I go to system settings, the digital audio signal isn't responding, despite analog audio working. What can I do? ...
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How to install wireless headset Vengeance 2100

I have no clue on how to install the headset vengeance 2100, this is the website for reference: http://www.corsair.com/en/vengeance-2100-dolby-7-1-wireless-gaming-headset The headset has a usb ...
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Audio choppy when loud

When playing any audio (from Skype, Flash Player, HTML5) I noticed the sound gets choppy when it's above a certain loudness. Looking at the Sound settings while playing audio I noticed a new phantom ...
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Audigy LS sound card plays static or white noise on Dell 9100 with ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am upgrading and old Dell 9100 that came with a Dell (OEM) Audigy LS sound card and Windows XP. Everything is working OK except the sound. When you try to play a sound, all you get is static or ...
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My Sound Card Stopped Working - Message: Dummy Output

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and suddenly my sound stopped working! When I go to sound settings appears that my sound card is a dummy output - just like that! Use a Dell Latitude 3440 without HDMI and ...
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Volume of Laptop speaker very low

I am using HP-Pavilion-TS-Sleekbook. I am on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The volume of the laptop speaker is very low even if it's in full high. I have used the same laptop with Windows 8 and the volume was ...
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Enable sound for PXE Boot Client

I'm trying to follow the instruction here https://communities.vmware.com/thread/390022?start=30&tstart=0 to create a PXE boot client over PXE Server I'm able to deploy the server and the client is ...
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Sound doesn't work, can't detect built in audio card, alsa doesn't detect card

I had this problem with 14.04 but then upgraded to 14.10 hoping to get it solve but it did not. I have tried many suggestions in blogs and here but with no success. I get no sound on my computer. My ...
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Bluetooth headphone is not connecting with Ubuntu

My Bluetooth headphone is not connecting with Ubuntu. The device is a Soundlogic Bluetooth Foldable Headset Although it was working fine, but since the last three days, it won't connect anymore. The ...
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No Sound via HDMI on HP Pavillon dv6 Ubuntu 14.04

I have some trouble setting up the sound output on my old notebook via HDMI. Alsa Mixer is installed and the latest xorg driver for radeon too. HDMI output is shown in settings, can be selected. Alsa ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 can't login / No sound

can't log in this question may be a duplicate but I didn't found a answer to my problem in the other threads. When I try to login at the typical login screen the screen just "reloads". I'm 100% ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.1 no audio, Dummy output , model lenovo z570 codec Realtek ALC272

cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | grep Codec output: Codec: Realtek ALC272 Codec: Intel CougarPoint HDMI laptop Model: Lenovo z570 "HD-Audio-Models.txt" contains ALC662/663/272 ...