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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No sound in 12.04. No soundcards detected,

I am having a problem. lspci shows my soundcard but aplay -l will not detect it. However, sound works perfectly in the livecd.
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no sound fluxbox with NVidia GTX750ti

I've a problem with alsa audio and alsa... I installed Ubuntu server 14.04.2 Efi mode alsa, alsa-util and fluxbox and I can't get any sound. kodi@mediacenter:~$ grep eld_valid ...
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UBUNTU 14.04 No audio is being produced?

I earlier had a problem of low level of audio. so I tried installing Realtek audio codecs- Linux version,(software installation) Realtek High Definition Audio Codecs Realtek AC'97 Audio Codecs but ...
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No surround sound over HDMI on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (not pulse problem)

I decided to write a new question because I cannot find exactly my case on others. I've got a laptop Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E420 running smoothly with Elementary 0.3 (based on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS). I got ...
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No audio input and non-existing S/PDIF sinks/sources in list

I've installed simple utility for audio recording Sound Recorder, but it won't start recording, as there is only one source: "Master". I use Behringer UMC202 USB audio interface, it has one stereo ...
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Audio not working kubuntu dell xps 13 9343

I am facing audio problems on kubuntu 14.04. I have already removed the fast boot from windows 8. So, That can't be the problem. I was trying this: ...
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FiiO E17 not outputting sound

I have a USB E17 DAC, which works normally on windows, but is having some trouble on Xubuntu. Normal analog audio works, so does HDMI, but for some reason I'm not getting any sound in my device. It ...
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AVRCP with Bluez - how to control audio on a phone from Ubuntu

I finally managed to get music from my phone to play on Ubuntu using BlueZ. I'm now looking for a way to control the playback - play/pause/next/prev/get song name/etc from the Ubuntu machine. This ...
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Intermittent problems with desktop environment in Ubuntu 14.10

I am using Ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that sometimes (maybe with 20% probability), when I turn on my PC, I face these bugs: Dummy output/no sound card detected If I lock the screen and try to ...
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usb audio interface not recognized by alsa

after reading a lot of recommendations I finally bought a Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 and installed ubuntu studio. I am running unbuntu 14.04 on a amd64 desktop. $ uname -rvi 3.13.0-46-generic #76-Ubuntu ...
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No Sound through Chrome Ubuntu 14.10

So I've just installed Ubuntu 14.1 on my laptop. Sound Won't play through Chrome, but will happily play normally through system sounds and Firefox. Sound settings don't even detect chrome as an ...
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Keyboard Volume Buttons Don't Change Connected Bluetooth volume

tried messing around with a lot of different things and following different threads but to no avail, so i'm hoping someone here can help me. I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on an inspiron 7537, ...
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pactl load-module module-loopback too loud

So, I wanted to record Five Nights At Freddy's and then when I played the video, my voice was way louder then the game and literally you cant hear the game sound effects, mostly my voice. I don't know ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound on HDMI output

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have an issue with switching audio output to HDMI when an external monitor (TV) is connected. Here is my setup: I created "udev rule" 10-hdmi_sound.rules in ...
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Rhythmbox keeps putting itself back into the sound indicator

I am new to this forum and a relatively light linux user- so please be concise. I have used dconf editor to blacklist 'rhythmbox.desktop' and 'rhythmbox'. I have deleted it from the ...
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Behringer ASIO audio card in Ubuntu

I am owner of Behringer UMC202 audio card and i want to get it working with my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. There is no official support for this card on Mac or Linux (probably). If i connect device to my PC ...
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Cannot stream music to Philips bluetooth hi-fi adapter

I want to stream music to a Philips Bluetooth Hi-Fi adapter. I have setup a connection to the adapter, but whenever I want to active the connection, it simply refuses. While playing music I hear that ...
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Can't watch YouTube

I am running lubuntu on a Dell mini12. it was working fine until a couple of weeks ago. Now you tube videos have problems playing back sound. I've tried installing the latest flash. My browser is ...
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How to change HDMI sound output to internal speakers

I got a ThinkPad S440 and everything works great except for the poor sound quality. With the previous installed default Windows 7 the quality was already bad, even with the Dolby Home Theater ...
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Is there a natural sounding text-to-speech package?

This question was asked here, four years ago: Natural Sounding Text to Speech? However, text-to-speech is something that's still improving and evolving fast, and all of the answers yield software ...
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Sound devices disappear a few minutes after boot

A few minutes after booting Ubuntu, all the sound devices disappear in sound settings (no dummy output, either ) and sound can't be played. The sound works for a short while after a reboot but then it ...
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No sound anymore on Ubuntu 14.04

I tried Renoise on Ubuntu 14.04, but it complained about Jackd and ALSA threads. I installed pulseaudio-module-jack and jackd hoping that it would help. It didn't. Instead I now lost all my sounds ...
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Force the sound through internal speaker

Yesterday I accidentaly dropped my netbook, so now the 3.5mm jack is separated from motherboard. The issue is that ubuntu thinks that headphones are plugged in, is there a way to force the playback ...
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hardware audio keys wont work in unity, but they do in openbox

When I use the volume keys on my laptop the volume does not change on the default desktop environment. However, after I installed openbox, suddenly my volume keys worked! How can I fix my audio keys ...
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VLC media player sound problem

When I skip forward or backward while playing movies the audio goes off while the video still plays. How do I solve it?
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No sound and 'Dummy Output' in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running a dell XPS 13 (developers edition). I had Ubuntu 14.04 from the beginning and for about 2 months everything was working great. After a while, sometimes when i had my earplugs plugged in, ...
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Banshee not playing anything

I just installed Banshee on Kubuntu 14.10 and even though it can import all my music from my hard disk, it doesn't play anything, displaying a cross against each file I try to play. When I start it ...
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Recently installed ubuntu can hear myself through microphone [duplicate]

Ok so i recently installed Ubuntu and i got my headset Logitech g430s and I can hear myself through my headphones when i talk. How can I fix this it's really annoying.
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Ubuntu 14.10 sound is spontaneously muting during playback

When playing media (e.g. TV broadcast from tuner card (VLC), DVD playback (VLC), Google Music(Chrome Browser)), the sound will spontaneously mute after a couple of minutes (say somewhere between 3 and ...
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Wine, no sound at X :1

sound for Wine-1.7.34 works at :0 open a new X session at :1 lets make audio possible at :1 with: usermod -a -G audio $USER #requires re-login pax11publish -D :1 -e DISPLAY=:1 ck-launch-session ...
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desynchronized audio with video after recording a webcam (With avconv 11-6:11-1 )

Giving the following function, I recorded a Logitech C525 webcam stream with sound and that gives me an unsynchronized video with sound. It progressively delay till 15 seconds on 1h30... I have now ...
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how can i airplay Mirror my laptop screen and sound projector

I'm a teacher and I often have powerpoint or other resources I want to show students projected to a whiteboard. My school is phasing out serial port connection and is installing a airplay box, which ...
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How do I stop my speaker from POPPING when I plug and unplug my headphones?

my laptop speakers pop very loudly every time I plug in or unplug my headphones. I followed the suggested advice of disabling Auto-Mute Mode in alsamixer, and voila, no more popping. HOWEVER, now I ...
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What is “speech dispatcher”?

I'm having trouble getting sound out of Ubuntu. Some article advised to enable the "speech dispatcher" from /etc/default/speech-dispatcher. What is it? What does it do? Any ideas?
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Pulseaudio doesn't work with Jack

At my wits end with Pulseaudio and Jack. I have followed every how to guide I can find, I've installed and reinstalled the Jack sink and source modules for PA and tried Qjackctl and Cadence. I am at ...
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Cannot play youtube videos on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have both Firefox and Chrome with both having the Flash plugin installed. On Chrome, the Pepper Flash plugin is installed. The behavior of the problem is exactly the same on both Firefox and ...
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Change application volume from terminal

Is there a way to change individual application volumes from the terminal? I found a way to change the master volume which is amixer -D pulse sset Master 50% but I would like to be able to change ...
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choppy sound on youtube

I have recently installed Ubuntu 14.10 on my Asus X75VD. Everything works just fine except for these little sound chops I get whenever I watch a Youtube video in Firefox or in Chrome. Video and sound ...
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Cross fading several audio files using sox

I'm trying to cross-fade several audio files together with a 3 second cross-fade and join them together in to one file with sox. I can join several files together by the command below but not sure ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 14.04 after HDMI detatch

I was using my TV as a monitor connected to my lenovo laptop, through a HDMI connection, manually changing the sound sink in system options. Then I shutdown the system and then unplugged the HDMI, ...
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How to configure qjackctl to combine output from mplayer and rakarrack? (“Audio device got stuck!”)

If I launch rakarrack (without jack qjackctl), I do get sound output to my speakers from the guitar input. However, if I try to launch mplayer, to be able to play along a song, it gives "Audio device ...
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I don't hear anything via headphones

I got Lenovo Carbon x1 2nd Gen with Ubuntu 14.10. I don't hear anything through my headphones. the audio continue to go through the built-in speakers. I tried Headphone jack not working? but it didn't ...
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Stuck on login screen, everything plugged in is unresponsive

Whilst downloading version 14.04, my mother manually restarted the computer by holding the power button in. Upon restart, the mouse and keyboard do not work, the speakers would not play the start up ...
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System Settings Missing/Bluetooth Settings/Sound Settings/Programs Missing?

Not sure what happened but all my settings are missing, I cant access any to make changes. When check under the dash not of the settings are showing as been instilled. Not only settings but some ...
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Can't find libasound_module_pcm_a52.la and .so when trying to fix surround sound

Running Ubuntu Using 14.04.2, I'm following the guide for 5.1 through spdif here and have done it both manually and using the script. What ever I do, I stop at the point when I need to copy ...
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Sound not working in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Sound does not work in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. The Analog device is not even listed in the System Settings window. I have already tried the method specified in: Sound not working in Ubuntu 14.04 . But no ...
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Help ubuntu sound issuse's (14.4)

I am really new to Ubuntu. I have version 14.04 and I have been having a tonne of problems with sound; my issues are: There are no sound drivers showing up on system menu. When I get sound to work ...
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Merge two audio sources with avconv

I am trying to record my desktop with avconv. It's working pretty good. My only problem is that one of my audio channels is too slow / downpitched and so has an offset. Adding an offset to the stream ...
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USB audio ok if connected after boot, mute if connected during boot

I am running 14.04 LTS Xubuntu (3.13.0-45-generic) and trying to get a Prosonus Audiobox USB to work correctly. The device seems to have all functionality working fine with snd_usb_audio provided I ...
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How do I access the microphone in an ubuntu touch app

I want to write a chromatic tuner app for the ubuntu phone. What is the best way to access the microphone and stream the audio data to memory, so that I can analyze it? The only thing I found so far ...