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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Setup USB Audio Headset

I can't seem to setup a USB audio device to play sound. I do not have any speakers currently setup, so this is the only way I can play sound. I'm currently trying to install a Dynex Cyber-acoustics ...
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Skype audio not working in 16.04

OS: Kubuntu 16.04 Desktop Environment:KDE 5.6.4 Issue: Skype microphone not working Skype settings screenshot: PulseAudio Screen screenshot: Packages installed: abhishek $ dpkg -l |grep ...
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How do I redirect audio to ipod nano and ipod nano to ihome? [closed]

I recently got an idea that I think that I could redirect my Ubuntu 16.04 audio to my iPod nano and send that to my iHome. Does anyone know how to do what I'm trying to do? I'm doing all of this ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound does not work until opening Sound Settings menu

Possible duplicate of: "Master" volume control not controlling output volume level After the computer falls asleep, sound won't work until I open the Sound Settings menu. If I open this ...
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SFK to convert text to sound with minimodem?

I've installed minimodem on a server running Ubuntu 16.04. I've read through the documentation but still having trouble. I want to input a text file and use FSK to output an audio file.
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Microphone not working and headset not being detected on Dell Inspiron 3552 with preinstalled Ubuntu 14.04

Couple of weeks ago after restarting my dell inspiron 3552 my microphone was not working nor the headset. Before every time I plugged a headset a dialog appeared asking if it was a headset or ...
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No HDMI option in sound settings

When I connect my TV via HDMI to my laptop, sound is outputted from laptop instead of TV. When I go to sound settings, I don't see HDMI option. There are only two options (see image): I tried ...
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Play a sound file through mic output

My friends and I have a VoIP chatroom. I'd like to be able to hotkey a script to play an MP3 through my mic output (e.g. a percussion sting when somebody makes a corny joke). Assigning a hotkey in ...
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Bluetooth turning on, but cannot scan any device on Ubuntu 16.04

I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 16.04 a while ago, and have been using my bluetooth headset seamlessly. However, after a recent system update, the bluetooth has gone haywire. It says that it is ...
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EasyCAP with VLC Ubuntu 16.04

I got an EasyCAP DC60+ video capture and want to use it to capture gameplays from a nintendo Wii. I have managed to install the drivers for the capturer (i think) and i can capture video on Mplayer ...
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How to get sound to work on Lenovo T450 for Ubuntu 16.04?

I am new to Ubuntu. I am trying to get the sound to work. It says Lenovo T450 hardware has been certified and it should work. I also checked for drivers on Lenovo T450 site and they have no drivers. ...
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Audio doesn't work in Xubuntu 16.04

I installed Xubuntu 16.04 in dual boot with Windows 10. I have a problem with the audio in the sense that it doesn't work. It is enabled but if I try to play a video on youtube I don't listen anything....
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default volume level for a new or unknown stream

If i am playing a video or audio stream in my internet browser, the volume of this stream is set to 100 percent in pulseaudio. This is way too loud. I can reduce the volume manually, but i like to ...
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importerror: no module named eyed3

python 2.7.6 , ubuntu 14.04 I installed the eyed3 module but it still gives an import error. Importerror: no module named eyed3
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headset Microsoft Lifechat LX-6000 not working

I am plugging in the above headset (with mic). It is being recognized as headset in ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it is not working after all. I cannot hear any sound. The volume is turned on and sound is not ...
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Need to press volume keys multiple times to change volume

I recently reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04 and have a weird bug that didn't have before. Usually, to change the volume with the shortcuts (fn+f11 or fn+f12) I can either hold fn and press f11/f12 just to ...
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sound recording not working on chromium while using duolingo

Here's my system: Ubuntu: 16.04 LTS (64-bit) Chromium: 50.0.2661.102 (Developer Build) Both in System Settings > Sound and in alsamixer sound recording and micrphone seem to be enabled ...
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“output-wide” audio equalizer in xenial

I have an old pair of speakers that has an annoyingly loud bass response. Switching back and forth between these speakers and any other speakers makes the effect even more noticeable. I admit I ...
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Logitech S-150 Speakers wont work on Ubuntu 16.04

I recently bought a pair of logitech's S-150 speakers to use with my new ubuntu setup. In the sound control pannel, I have "digital output (S/PDIF) | USB AUDIO" and "Analog Output | USB AUDIO". When I ...
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Suddenly no sound; aplay mentions xcb_connection_has_error

Ubuntu 16.04 (unity): sound disappeared all of a sudden. The only unusual observation is xcb_connection_has_error in: # aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** xcb_connection_has_error()...
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No sound in headphones. After change in mixer no saved setting

Haven't sound at front output and have sound only rear side In mixer stand mute at headphones for default and no saved, after changes and reboot ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04 Package: ...
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gmusicbrowser & suspend error

Gmusicbrowser opens up multiple instances (in system monitor), and after a while stops playing songs with the error message: Playing error : Configured audiosink sink0 is not working. usr/bin/../...
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ACER One 11 Speakers Sound Crackle

Acer One 11. Model: A01-132-C2V7 Xubuntu 16.04 LTS Xubuntu running perfectly except for: Constant crackle sound from Internal speakers only. Headphones no problem. Realtek HD-audio / Intel HDA ...
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Problems with sound w/ HP elitebook 2540p

Hello people of AskUbuntu! I have installed the latest version of Ubuntu on my laptop, everything works perfectly apart from the fact that I have no sound! Ive tried the speaker test terminal code ...
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No sound in Chrome or Spotify with HDMI output

I have no sound in Chrome or Spotify, while Firefox or VLC are working fine. The problem only appears when I select the HDMI output which is my desired config. It's working fine when I select the ...
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Sound Driver Issues

I'm running 16.04. I have run: lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" and have received the following output: 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801JI (ICH10 Family) HD Audio Controller ...
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skype disables microphone

Ubuntu 15.04 The (internal) microphone works, but stops working the moment Skype accepts or initiates a call, UNLESS I have the sound settings dialog or pavucontrol running in the background at the ...
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HDMI recognized as “unplugged”, after installing drivers

So I'll start by explaining my situation. I actually have had my current installation for some time now (Though I upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04), and the computer I used is an inexpensive one I bought ...
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Fixing Intel 24-n014 speakers? (Conexant CX20753/4)

I have had trouble with these speakers since installing Ubuntu. I dual-boot Ubuntu with Windows 10. The speakers are, on the Windows boot, managed by the pre-installed Bang and Olufsen audio manager....
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Ubuntu 16 LTS and Asus Xonar DS don't work sound

I have sound card the Asus Xonar DS and i installed Ubuntu 16 LTS but sound doesn't works. I checked utility alsamixer and pavucontrol sound is on and don't mute. I watch my sound card in alsamixer ...
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Not stable midi output ubuntu 16.04

I'm using guitar pro 5 under wine and it randomly initializes sound output. Sometimes I need to switch RSE settings in Audio settings to Windows Multimedia or DirectSound. Sometimes these ...
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sound output to multiple simultaneous devices in xenial

I'd like to be able to play music on some speakers connected physically to my computer plus a bluetooth speaker that's in the other room, at the same time. How do I set this up in stock Ubuntu 16.04? ...
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Microphone problems Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. My microphone is not working. My speakers are working though. I got a Macbook Pro from late 2011. Someone got any tips how to fix this? I played with the audio settings but ...
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Problem with bluetooth headphones

I have a set of bluetooth headphones I would like to connect to my computer, but whenever they are connected, all I am able to hear is a feedback from a microphone (I believe the microphone that is ...
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Realtek High Definition Audio

Hi I've got an Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-792G has anyone worked out how to get the four speakers working. I can get the rear speakers working if I edit the /etc/pulse/daemon.conf and change output to 4 ...
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16.04 Can't use bluetooth A2DP headphones, pairs but does not connect. Logs inside

First of, I have tried following both of these: https://vilimpoc.org/blog/2016/04/30/ubuntu-16-04-bluetooth-speakers/ and PulseAudio can not load bluetooth module 15.10/16.04 When I try to connect my ...
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How to send/receive files using COM port

I want to record speech then encode it using codec2 send it through COM port to another PC, decode it there using codec2 and finally listen to the audio. How can I achieve that?
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Headphones Issue

I got a new computer several months ago (MSI Ghost Pro GS60) and installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it. The whole time I've been using it, I've had some issues with the headphones that I haven't been able to ...
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sound drag after Ubuntu 16.04 installation

Installed Ubuntu 16.04 a few weeks ago on a Compaq MB 500B desktop. Most of the time my music seems to skip or play at slow speeds regardless of the player in use. I never had this problem with Ubuntu ...
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PulseAudio equalizer distortion (16.04 LTS)

Is there anything I can do to eliminate the distortion at 100% volume that happens when using PulseAudio Equalizer and presets like Laptop, Headphones, Rock, etc.? 00:03.0 Audio device: Intel ...
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Just installed the latest ubuntu version and my earphones don't work

My earphones are fine but not working on ubuntu. My speakers work just fine with ubuntu. How can I fix it? Thanks!
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Why Ubuntu can't play MP3 files by default

Why Ubuntu can't play MP3 files by default? I was going to ask a bit more detailed question but I won't. It's just ridiculous.
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Per-app volume control (16.04 LTS)

I'd like to control the volume on each application I use in Ubuntu, but in Sound settings --> Applications and in pavucontrol I only get Chrome and System sounds. How can I control the volume of ...
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Audio works fine in Try Ubuntu but not after installation

I give up. Audio over DisplayPort or HDMI works fine on GTX 680 on both 14.04 and 16.04 when I choose Try Ubuntu but not once it is installed. I have wasted over a day with different drivers and ...
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No sound from speakers after headphones have been used - Ubuntu 16.04

I boot Ubuntu 16.04; speakers (plugged into read analog audio output) work fine. Audio configuration after boot - speakers work: Then, I plug in headphones to from headphone jack; speakers stop ...
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Sound output only available if powered on since startup

I use Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 bit, but I had the same problem with 14.04 as well. I use a Philips stereo as primary sound output device via a USB cable. If i start my computer with the stereo turned off i ...
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Sound playing ok on speakers & headphones, but not TV

I just assembled PC thats intended to be HTPC. The motherboard has DVI output, regular audio in/out/mic. It also has SPDiF output. The problem I have is that I can play audio on speakers but when I ...
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SonicMaster subwoofer doesn't work on Asus N56DY (Ubuntu 16.04)

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Asus N56DY and now external subwoofer doesn't work. What should I do to fix it? $ lspci | grep Audio 00:01.1 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] ...
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Rhythmbox starts muted at launch. Changing volume has no effect on playback

Rhythmbox has recently started malfunctioning on my ubuntu 16.04. It always starts muted and changing the volume(system volume or the volume control from rhythmbox) has no effect whatsoever. I am sure ...
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Mouse becomes unusable after Corsair Headset

I am running Ubuntu 16.04LTS (You can view the system details here) on my PC and have recently experienced an apparent common fault - when turning on the Corsair Void Headset, my mouse becomes ...