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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HDAjackretask don't let the mute work correctly

I have a problem with HDAjackretask from Alsa-Tools which is when I have the speakers configured on the system for my LCD speakers, Built-in Speakers and the Beats Subwoofer, the Mute LED don't work ...
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On-board surround sound

I'm using my on-board soundchip with a S/PDIF output to a 5.1 sound kit. Trying to enable 5.1 sound, I followed these instructions : https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DigitalAC-3Pulseaudio During the ...
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Alsa problems with python2.7- Unable to open slave

I am using python's module pyaudio to process sound but ALSA returns: ALSA lib pcm_dsnoop.c:618:(snd_pcm_dsnoop_open) unable to open slave ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1022:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open ...
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Ubuntu On Mac External Speakers via Headphone Jack Not Working

Running 14.10. I've already taken a look at the other threads with similar issues. I went to alsamixer and turned of the auto mute and made sure the headphone section wasn't muted. When I look at ...
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How can I forward the audio output of my Ubuntu desktop to another (Debian) machine?

(Full disclosure: I've asked a question on the Pi side of this process over on the Pi StackExchange.) I have a Raspberry Pi (with OSMC, so practically Debian) that I want to leave on permanently, and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 resolution and weird set-up problems

Have been using Ubuntu in another VM for the last months, but now installing it on a new VirtualBox on a Mac, it's giving me several problems. First, the very common "low resolution" problem, which ...
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Clicking sound when playing audio

Before flagging this question as duplicate, this is not a random or periodic clicking sound. It only happens once a sound is played on the speakers for the "first time". "First time" being after a ...
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Sound from video is very low whereas mp3 file sound is good

I have tried in VLC as well as totem, when I play a mp3 files sound is good but sound from video is muffled. I am using hp pavilion dv6. Please let me know for any other info. I am new to ubuntu
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No more sound output in Ubuntu 14.04

On Dell Latitude E5440 I run Ubuntu 14.04.1 64-bit LTS. As far as I am concerned after getting some upgrades I am getting no sound output in Ubuntu although it works in Windows on the same machine. ...
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Sound system on Ubuntu 14.10 not working

I'm aware that Ubuntu has common problems with the sound system. I've already looked into alsamixer, made sure all things are unmuted, my analog is also the default sound, computer recognizes the ...
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Set a max volume for the Terminal bell

Is there a way to set the max volume the terminal bell can be? That us say it is at volume x when system volume is at 50%, when I go over 50% I want the bell sound to stay at x volume. There does not ...
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Rhythmbox syncing windows games sound files. Any way to use windows media player on ubuntu?

I've PC with dual OS , windows and Ubuntu. I installed windows for games, also i installed lots of games in windows. Except gaming i do every work on Ubuntu so i spend more time on Ubuntu. Now problem ...
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How do I figure out where random sound is coming from?

I'm using 14.04 LTS on a thinkpad. For the past week or so, I've been regularly hearing these random bubbling/popping sound (I think that'S the best way I can describe them) and I cannot for the life ...
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Alsamixer cannot be found

On Lubuntu 14.04 LTS upgraded from 13.10, I cannot open alsamixer. In the terminal I get: $ alsamixer cannot open mixer: No such file or directory I can confirm that: alsa-utils is installed. ...
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What is 0 and 0 in hw:0,0 mean? and how can I get those value?

I'm trying to do screencast and record application sound too with ffmpeg. But, I can't get the application sound recorded. I think there's something wrong with my command. What I'm doing is like this: ...
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with laptop speakers can only play system sounds not any others

I am new to linux and have given ubuntu a try. Am currently struggling with an issue as my laptop. It will play system sounds and test sounds but wont play sounds on videos and spotify etc through the ...
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4 sound devices, only 1 works

Recently installed 14.04 and slowly starting to learn my way around, but this sound issue has me baffled. So I have four different places to get sound from (5 counting onboard s/pdif, but I don't ...
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No Audio DELL XPS 13 9333 Haswell Ubuntu 14.04

I have been unable to get headphone or internal audio to work on my DELL XPS 13 9333 Haswell with Ubuntu 14.04. Here is the information I have. I would really appreciate your help. Alsa Info Script ...
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What is causing my issues with sound in Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm hoping I can get some help with problems I've been having with sound in Ubuntu 14.04. I work a lot with audio recordings, and noticed difficulties when I started trying to record and annotate ...
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No sound driver in GNOME sound applet

I cannot see anymore any sound device in the GNOME sound applet, after updating Ubuntu 14.04 (the update contained the kernel 3.13.0-49). I tried to come back to the preceding kernel (3.13.0-48) ...
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Audio fades out

I can find what is dropping my audio. I have my headphones audio at 100%, master volume 100%, the audio controls for the headphones at 100%, and the volume remains at a whisper. If I change the ...
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Although HDMI configured as primary output, sound will still be put out from both laptop and TV (HDMI) speakers

See title, this one puzzles me. pactl set-card-profile 0 output:hdmi-stereo # specifying sound output naxa@akaya:~$ pacmd list-cards | grep output\: output:analog-stereo: Analogue Stereo Output ...
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Sound not working on HP notebook

Since yesterday my laptop will not play music or videos on YouTube, and if it plays them at all, the videos are without any sound. Besides which, it stays stuck out of nowhere with any webpage I open. ...
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Using Media Controls From Headphone Jack

I have a brand new Macbook Pro running Ubuntu 15.04-beta2. In OSX, I was able to use my iPhone headphones into the "headphone" jack and use the media keys on the headphones to control my system ...
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How to use a bluetooth headset mic in Ubuntu?

I have a bluetooth headset (Sennheiser MM 550-X) connected to my computer through a USB bluetooth dongle (Asus USB-BT400). I'm running Ubuntu 14.10. I would like to configure the headset both as ...
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Alsa unsupported soundcard

I am fairly new to Ubuntu and could really do with some tips, right here is what I want done Bus 003 Device 005: ID 200c:100a Reloop ^the above is my unsupported sound card listed in #lsusb ( ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound problems

When I start my PC the sound works for a few minutes and the drivers are seen in the sound settings page. After a few minutes the sound suddenly cuts off and the drivers disappear from the sound ...
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Lenovo G580 sound only via headphone plug and freezes

Hello Ubuntu Community, Yesterday I installed Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, because I got sound problems under Windows 8.0 and 8.1. The first Ubuntu Installation went wrong and the second try worked finally. ...
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Please HELP ME get rid of this voice on my computer! [duplicate]

Baby hit something and now whenever I roll over something with my mouse or type this voice says the letter or the name of the webpage or if I adjust the volume it tells me what volume (i.e. "volume ...
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Kubuntu 14.10 as bluetooth audio sink using a2dp

Is Kubuntu 14.10 usable as a Bluetooth audio sink? I am asking, as I experience the following: I pair a smartphone with Kubuntu 14.10 I choose Media-Audio on the Smartphone That caused Kubuntu in ...
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Alsamixer shows headphone bar at zero and doesn't let me increase it

The alsamixer shows the headphone bar at zero. Even when I try to increase it, alsamixer does not let headphone bar go up. Sorry I don't have enough reputation for a picture upload, but here is a ...
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sound is cutting when increase the volume more than 100%

I have problem when increase the volume more than 100%, it is the sound is cutting. I tried to specify the problem and I found it changes between built-in speaker and headphone automatically while ...
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Sound levels change randomly when trying to play steam games Ubuntu 14.04

so, the title says it all, when I try to play steam games such as Project Zomboid, my audio level will change randomly by its self, the slider in the top right where I can change the audio moves by ...
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Delayed streaming music server

So I made a move halfway across the world and I am real happy I can still listen to my favorite music station back home, but the problem is the time difference is 12 hours so I am always listening in ...
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Skype - 1 in/out jack

I've been trying to configure Skype 4.3 audio on elementary 0.2. I've updated kernel and played around with ALSA as described in various threads here. Uninstalled and reinstalled skype. That fixed all ...
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HDMI Audio wont work

I have read many things on trying to configure HDMI output on the forums, but none of the solutions have worked for me. I am running an AMD 8350 and ASUS Sabertooth motherboard with Nvidia Gforce 760. ...
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volume range levels on laptop

I have a dell latitude e6420 laptop. The problem is I have to raise volume up to 30% to hear something, but with windows 7, only 1% to barely hear, which is good, but with ubuntu even 100% is low ...
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Sound Feedback In Xubuntu?

I want Xubuntu to make a "beep" sound when I change volume, just like Ubuntu. As far as I know, there isn't a sound menu in settings. Any help? Xubuntu 14.10
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No way to get sound from rear audio ports when headphones (front) are connected

Whenever I have headphones connected in the front jack I'm unable to get sound from my rear ports (this means that the only way to switch audio device is to physically remove the headphones before ...
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People cannot hear me in Mumble

When I talk in Mumble, people cannot hear me. I can hear myself when enabling a server loopback test, so I don't think the problem is with my USB mic. I have looked at my mic in alsamixer and ...
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No sound through headphone jack, sound through speaekrs does not work after plugging out headphones

I'm currently on Ubuntu 14.04, and last week the sound through the headphone jack stopped working. I've checked alsamixer and the sound is not muted: http://i.stack.imgur.com/4N1Pt.png Ok, I ...
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Audio Crackle when Mouse Moves

Whenever I move my mouse in Ubuntu Gnome, my audio sounds distorted. I have a Fiio E10K and I am using a fresh install.
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JACK audio server stopping other media from playing

I've just installed ShowQ which requires a JACK audio server to output audio. I've got that working fine, however once I open ShowQ other audio sources will no longer play (youtube videos, online ...
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Sound, graphics stopped working after selecting 'system summary' in recovery mode

I was just looking around recovery mode and I selected 'system summary' option in recovery by mistake and restarted my laptop. Since then i cant change my brightness, sound doesn't work and laptop ...
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Sound Problem in Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

I can't hear sound from my Ubuntu 10.04. I can't adjust the volume in my computer. (---) This is what I am seeing near my volume icon. There was sound in my previous Operating Systems in the same ...
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music plays for a while then stops

I have a song streaming from Firefox, it is 1 hour long. During that time, I will be doing other things. Formerly, it would stream until the end of the song. Now what seems to happen is the song ...
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Video Conversion: H264-MPEG-4 AVC (part 10) (avc1) with Transmageddon for Video Camera

My goal is to transfer videos from my hard drive to my video camera (Kodak Playsport zx3) and be able to play them on my video camera. I don't know to much about video cameras, but I would assume ...
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Sound permissions not persisting after reboot

I just upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 I am having an issue with sound. It seems to be a permissions problem. When I use the command below sound works with no problems. sudo setfacl -m u:lt:rw ...
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Is there a way to know which application is producing sound(audio output) in ubuntu, through code?

I want to write a code which detects the applications that are producing sound
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Apt-get update and software updater not working, no sound through headphones

I'm currently having a plethora of issues with Ubuntu 14.04 on my ASUS laptop: The first thing I've noticed was that I could not get sound through my headphones. I tried many things such as ...