Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers/headset to the transfer of audio signals via audio port, bluetooth and HDMI.

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How do I have a long custom startup sound play completely?

I changed the default startup sound to one that I wanted. However, the song is longer than a few seconds, and only a few seconds of the custom sound play on startup. Is there a way to have the whole ...
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Sound muted and locked but still working

Just reinstalled ubuntu 14.04 on this computer. The sound is working perfectly in every application but it seems i don't have control from the desktop. I do have full controm from alsamixer. Top ...
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Drivers for ASUS mid-audio 892

I'm running 14.04. I installed an ASUS mid-audio 892 card that's supposed to be supported, but the system just won't see it. I found drivers for Red Hat, etc., but not for Ubuntu/debian. Help? ...
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Help with sound issue on gpu

new to linux and having issues detecting other sound devices since installing my gpu. When using the built in it gives me the several options available and my headset will work, with my gpu i only get ...
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sound played by headphones contain much noise, where the sound of printscreen screen capture works perfect

I've a laptop (Vaio VPCM13M1E) with ubuntu 14.04 installed. The sound of my laptop speakers works fine, but the sound of my headphones while playing a medium or through internet contains much noise. ...
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Headphone permanent background noise on Dell M4800

When using headphones in a Dell M4800 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, I hear constant background white noise as soon as the audio system turns on. The noise disappears only when all sound is muted.
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No sound in applications like spotify, firefox and google chrome

I have no sound in applications like spotify, firefox and google-chrome. On chromium on the other hand, my sound works just fine. Can you guys help me out?
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No sound on imac g5 (2005), running ubuntu mate 15.10

I have no sound. There are no devices in sound settings, and gnome-alsamixer does not show any sound cards (alsamixer was not found by apt-get). I have tried the advice in ...
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No DisplayPort/HDMI in sound setting (Dell XPS L502X, Nvidia), Unable to get audio from HDMI

I have connected my DELL XPS L502X to Yamaha Receiver. The setup works perfectly in Windows but in Ubuntu 15.10 / Mint 17.3, I am not getting Audio from HDMI (laptop speaker works fine). This problem ...
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No Audio over HDMI on nVidia Optimus

I have a Dell L502x laptop with Nvidia GT525M (Optimus) on Ubuntu 14.04. HDMI video works with nvidia 352 proprietary drivers, but the audio card is not detected. I don't see HDMI Audio listed in ...
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Skype microphone static?

When I go into my skype options, I can't change the recording program - it just says pulse audio. How can I make it use my mic/fix static? I don't know the cause.
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15.10, Broadcom BCM4352 Jaybird X2 headset pairing problem

Ubuntu 15.10 kernel 4.2.0-22-generic bluez 5.35-0ubuntu2 Dell m3800, Broadcom BCM4352 wifi/bt module I followed other instructions on this help site for getting a proper driver installed for my ...
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Re-enable pop sound checks in ubuntu gnome 15.10

I tried http://askubuntu.com/a/86750/469695 but it didn't work. It stopped working when I re-installed PulseAudio. I also tried toggling sound effect in sound settings. Another strange thing is ...
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Mini Displayport not carrying audio using an HDMI adapter on a Thinkpad X250

My new Lenovo Thinkpad X250 has a Mini-Displayport as a digital audio-video output: I use to connect it to a TV using a Lenovo HDMI adapter. Although, audio is not shared. With respect to other ...
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How do I connect my Beats wireless headphones with a bluetooth dongle?

Im currently using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on an Asus X555LA. I am new to Linux so please bear with me. All I would like to accomplish is to connect my wireless headphones to my computer using a microsoft ...
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Audio stuttering?

So I upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04, and I have a bit of a problem. Occasionally, about every 2 minutes, there is a stutter in the audio that lasts a few seconds. I'm a complete Linux/Ubuntu noob, so ...
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No audio on HDMI Alienware 15r2

I have audio coming from my internal speakers, and video coming from HDMI, but no audio out HDMI, nor out the 3.5mm jack. Here is the output of aplay -l: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** ...
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No Sound in ubuntu 14.04 x64 used to work and suddenly stopped

im having some audio problems within ubuntu, iv tried all the fixes on google but still no joy, aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no soundcards found... lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" 00:1b.0 Audio ...
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How do I simulate microphone input?

I want to, when in a skype call and gaming, use a soundboard to play sounds that can come in hilariously depending on what is happening. I already have this system in place, but it depends on a ...
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VLC won't play most of my file formats

first time poster on here, on and off Linux user over the last 20 years. Running 64bit Ubuntu 15.10, downloaded the latest VLC from the Software Center (2.2.1-3), also found out that I needed to ...
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Bang & Olufsen Speakers Not Recognized

Time for a new computer and more Ubuntu setup problems. I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed via USB on a dual boot HP Envy 27qe AiO with Bang & Olufsen speakers. I've been combing the forum trying older ...
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No Audio when booting from Windows or vice versa

I have an interesting problem that I'm currently stuck on. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10 alongside Windows 10 in a dual-boot system on a 2015 XPS 13. But every time I restart to another OS, my audio stops ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Can't change output source from HDMI to wireless Blutooth Headset

I have researched similar problems, and have not had any success. I've connected my Sony headsets over Blutooth. "HDMI" and "Headset" are both listed as outputs in the GUI sound settings. It seems ...
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How can I play audio through my AV Receiver wirelessly from my laptop

I have an Onkyo AV Receiver (model TX-SR707). I would like to redirect audio from my system such that it will output through the receiver - without having to hook up any wires. Similar to how I can ...
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Bluetooth Headphones connect but there is no playback

I'm trying to connect a set of bluetooth headphones on my laptop running Lubuntu & Kubuntu. The connection part works fine, the headphones are recognized by both flavors and the pairing is ...
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No sound in Ubuntu on HP Spectre x360

I really like my new HP Spectre x360 laptop and it performs fine running Windows 10 Pro (except for the strange overheating issue, interestingly not present in Ubuntu), except in Ubuntu 15.04, the ...
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How to reset HDMI audio settings?

I recently was reviewing my HDMI settings and thought it would be a good idea to change from HDMI to HDMI 5.1 (at the time also had the option to choose 7.1). After changing to HDMI 5.1, selecting ...
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Messed up the sound, please help

i have installed Ubuntu 15.10 today with success, however, i want to the program called "System Testing" to test the computer, however, it came to the part when it asked for sound/volume on headphones ...
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Gioteck EX-0S Headset on Linux

I have a Gioteck EX-05 Wired Headset. After a fair ammount of searching and attempting a few things, I have not yet managed to get my headset to work with Ubuntu. Does anyone have any experience ...
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Dual sound card, AMD/ATI HDMI not working

I am trying to get the sound on the TV working through HDMI. It used to work with no problems at all, until now. The PC didn't have any upgrades, so I don't know what might have caused it. I did ...
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Cannot revert sound output back after using HDMI[14.04]

I used HDMI to my TV with success, outputting both sound and picture. After unplugging the HDMI from my desktop PC, however the audio persists outputting to "HDMI / Displayport", if I toggle +/- for ...
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Headphones no sound in OpenSuse and Ubuntu

I have had this problem using OpenSuse and I investigated for a week, read many suggestions - no success. Now I am running Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS on a Soni Vaio notebook - same issue. As I still am a ...
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Default microphone

I have a not so important but very annoying problem. My microphone defaults to "Internal Microphone" every time I reboot. Any/every time I get a skype call, I have to use pavucontrol and set it to ...
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Headphones not getting detected on ubuntu 14.04. Only speakers are working. Laptop is an alienware m14x R2

I am using both windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 on my alienware m14x. The speakers and headphones are working fine on windows. But only the speakers are working on ubuntu. I don't know why. I tried ...
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Connecting to Jackd server

I'm not sure how I'm meant to set this up. I have the qjackctl GUI installed and I have used the following settings - Before starting the server from the following GUI - I can hear a song ...
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Red light in audio jack - Cirrus CS4208 Chip - Ubuntu 14.04.2 - Macbook 11,1

I’m using Ubuntu on a Macbook 11,1 (mid 2014) for a while now. The only problem I have not been able to fix is the red light in the audio jack. In many hours searching and testing I figured out that ...
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My cat stepped on keyboard, now VLC has no sound

As described in the title... my dumb ass cat stepped on my keyboard, and now VLC has no sound. I have determined that it is not a problem with the speakers or connection by playing youtube videos with ...
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How to get beeping on boot to stop?

I recently tried installing Ubuntu 15.10, and for all the trouble of "root directory" during installation, I decided not to install. But every time I boot (from usb), the boot menu shown in the image ...
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Installing ubuntustudio-audio, getting errors [duplicate]

I get this error when I try and install it: $ sudo apt-get install ubuntustudio-audio Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages ...
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Audio card ALC3228 issue

I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on my notebook HP EliteBook 755 G2 that has 2 audio cards: 00:01.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Kaveri HDMI/DP Audio Controller 00:14.2 Audio ...
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Yate client seems to mess up sound

When answering a call with the Yate sip client it sometimes jacks up my sound. By jack up I mean it stops all sound playback for about 1 second and then when it comes back it is either slower/faster. ...
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Extremely loud popping/crackling/static sound when plugging in headphones

I've got a Lenovo T450s with Ubuntu 14.04.3 (Realtek ALC3232 codec for the Intel PCH card). Every time I plug in a pair of headphones, there is a loud popping/crackling/static sound. It's much louder ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 audio not working for headphone or speakers. Red light next to headphone jack

I'm experiencing problems with my audio on my Ubuntu 14.04 distribution. Recently, the audio has stopped working for both my headphones and speakers. I have a dual-boot machine and audio is fine on ...
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Internal microphone does not work on internet browser

I am studying on Duolingo and I have to use microphone for some speaking exercises. However, it seems that my internal microphone does not work! I tested in gstreamer-properties and it worked okay. I ...
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Sound is working, but not playing? [duplicate]

Running Ubuntu 14.04. Recently my sound for Youtube, Spotify, VLC etc. stopped working. However, changing the sound makes a little "bleep" noise and going into the test sound from settings works fine, ...
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Audio problems on X1 Carbon, only Mono Audio

Thank you in advance for assistance with this. This issue is driving me a bit nuts, in looking for a resolution. I have Ubuntu 15.10 installed on the X1 Gen2. Latest updates applied. DKMS driver ...
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Ubuntu thinks my Audient iD14 audio interface is Analogue Surround 4.0 when it's actually stereo. Is there any way to fix this?

I'm using an external Audient iD14 audio interface with a Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot system. I mainly use Windows for FL Studio and the Adobe Creative Suite, but I like to mess around with ...
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Problems with sound after running a video file (mp4, avi)

I am running Ubuntu 14.04 and have been experiencing issues with my audio. Everything was working fine until I opened a mp4-file with VLC and chose an audio device. I'm new at Ubuntu, and though I ...
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ALSA problems under Ubuntu 14.04

I seem to be having several problems with ALSA in regards to several programs. Since I'm not sure if the problem is simply ALSA or the programs that run and use ALSA, feel free to request any ...
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PulseAudio audio monitor has a lower pitch

So, I'm making a game and recording it for a friend. Apparently I've tried two screen recorders with no luck. The screen recorders were Kazam and SimpleScreenRecorder. Both of them I used PulseAudio, ...