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 using Intel HDMI

Trying to setup a HTPV for family. Analog Stereo works. Connecting the PC via HDMI to a TV brings no sound. In pavucontrol, there is no hdmi even listed. Whats the issue here? MB: AsRock B85M Pro4 ...
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zbox nano ad-10 no HDMI audio 13.10

I am at my wits end. I have spent uncountable number of days following all possible solutions found through Google to no avail. aplay -l provides the following card 0: Generic [HD-Audio Generic], ...
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How to install MPEG-1 Layer 3(MP3) ubuntu 13.10 64 bit

I dont't want to install any different software to play audio and video(want to use default player only). also i dont want to install any separate software to configure my plug ins for me. I need to ...
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No HDMI sound in Ubuntu 13.10

I made a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.10 on my desktop. I have a problem with the sound. As you can see from the screenshot, Ubuntu detected my "HDMI sound card" that is onboard the Gigabyte ...
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Why can't YouTube, Audacity, Tartini and PulseAudio all get along?

(This is on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS with all the latest updates applied.) One audio application I use a lot is Audacity, both as an audio player and as a recorder, usually with the cheapest headsets I can ...
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ubuntu expectations for laptop drivers

I'm brand new to the ubuntu world. I'm trying to understand what ubuntu requires in the way of drivers (wireless, video, audio etc) when it's going to be installed on a laptop. I noticed when I ran ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Sound Problem

lost my sound by installing Realtek HD Audio Drivers Linux Version got no HDMI choice tried googling for various codes ended up on Dummy Output in Sound and got no sound controll anymore can anyone ...
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Chromium Youtube codecs

I just tried to fix a problem I had as discribed here: This video is currently unavailable - Youtube (Since I have less then 15 reputation, I cannot simply add comments in that thread :() Installing ...
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Get the Bluetooth Audio Sink working with Kubuntu 13.10 and Bose Mini Soundlink

I'm using Kubuntu 13.10 with a Bose Mini Soundlink. I have no issue discovering, pairing and trusting the external speaker. On the contrary, I'm having great troubles in streaming the sound from the ...
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How to fix sound control problems?

I'm having some issues with sound control. I'm running ububtu 13.10 on HP Pavilion g6. For a while sound worked perfectly, but since skype started barring,I got too lots of sound issues. The ...
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Asus x202e - Skype & Audio issues

My little Asus X202E has worked beautifully as a dual boot (Ubuntu 13.04 - 13.10 & Win8) machine. However, after nearly a year of owning it, I cannot seem to get some of the audio issues with it ...
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Please help !! video card prb ubuntu 13.04

I have ubuntu 13.04 + kde 4.11 and two nvidia cards. One onboard nForce 980a/780a SLI and one Nvidia GTX 280, both of them are connected to one TV- LG 109'. GTX 280 is connected from cable dvi+hdmi ...
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Sound problems with Ubuntu 12.04 [closed]

why the sound of movies and video is always a problem after a major update. this a recurrence item with all the Ubuntu base OS. Why do not develop a control interface that could help the user to ...
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Headphones noise, turning on and off

I have a Dell XPS13 9333 running Ubuntu 12.04. Speakers are working ok, while there are issues using headphones. Headphone are muted when there is no audio playing (that's ok), than when the audio ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Sound

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm having some issues with my install. I've gone through every step that I can find to fix sounds issues including asla reload, alsa reinstall, manually unmuting the asla mixer, ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Audio not working properly. Partially working

I got a Compaq Presario CQ61 and I just installed Ubuntu 13.10. I've seen a lot of people that got a problem with no sound in computer. Mine it's a little bit different. Sound works, but not properly. ...
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Can't get external speakers to work on alienware m17x r4

I've tried every possibility I've found and still nothing!! Upon trying to turn up volume in alsa mixer I've found that only the first two boxes (PCM and Master) are the only ones I'm able to turn ...
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How to open or convert .GPK (audio) files?

I wondering how I could open .gpk files? These files were created by my DigiTech JamMan Loopstation. Internet says WaveLab, but this is not available for Ubuntu, am I right?
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Why is the video blinking?

I recently installed ubuntu 12.04 on my system, and completely installed all the updates on my system. I am having issues with video playback. I was using default media player to play my videos, ...
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Convert downloaded YouTube videos (downloaded with youtube-dl) to audio-only, with no loss? [duplicate]

If one downloads videos from YouTube using youtube-dl, they get .mp4 files which are a ISO Media, MPEG v4 system, version 2. Can these files be converted to audio-only, ideally with no quality loss? ...
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Is there a way to modulate my voice on the fly?

I need a way to modulate my voice on-the-fly (to lower or raise pitch, etc, for privacy) for use in Mumble, TeamSpeak and other such programs. Is there any way to do this under Linux/Ubuntu? I have ...
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laptop speakers

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and sound will come out of headphones, but won't come out of my laptop speakers. Headphones work. I have a new ASUS and already tried the first 2 solutions on this ...
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Pops and Crackles problem with music files streamed to sound system

Apologies if this has been asked elsewhere. I did look but couldn't find what I needed. I have copied my music collection from OSX to Ubuntu. My music is a mixture of MP3, AAC, ALAC and AIFF files. ...
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Microphone - static background noise suppression

My soundcard is Realtek ALC 892. On Windows 7 I use official Realtek drivers, on Linux I use PulseAudio (on Ubuntu 13.10). On both Windows and Linux, when I enable microphone boost +30db (required ...
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Virtualbox - how to route sound from Ubuntu host to Windows guest?

Is it possible to route my audio output from my Ubuntu Host to my Windows 7 Guest in Viurtualbox? So it appears as a line input? I'm thinking of connecting windows to my PulseAudio server, but as far ...
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Sound to light with ubuntu - (or how to use a DMX adapter to drive LEDS in ubuntu)

I want to use my computer to control some DMX controlled LED lights. To do this, I need a software, which does beat detection and is able to drive LED lights with a DMX adapter. Until now, I have only ...
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audio and video players are not working

04.2. i want to install vlc and other media players. i tried through ubuntu soft center but it shows error message like "Requires installation of untrusted packages. The action would require the ...
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Problem with Fn button sound control Ubuntu

I have a very strange problem with my audio in my ubuntu installation. First of all I have no sound, this alone is a big problem, but I use my computer mostly for work so I can keep with up for a ...
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Amd/Radeon configuration, always problems?

Always when i install Ubuntu (3 versions so far) i have problems with my Grahic Card. Ubuntu does not support Radeon HD 6770? I have AMD X4 965 processor. Always bugs, glitches, problems..."...has ...
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sound not working in ubuntu 13.10

yesterday i was trying to follow this for package repair sudo apt-get autoremove sudo apt-get clean sudo apt-get autoclean sudo apt-get check sudo dpkg --configure -a sudo apt-get -f install ...
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Share an audio playback stream through a live audio (video) conversation like Skype

In conversations using Skype, I often want to share sound output (e.g. of a Youtube video) with other people I am talking with. So I am looking for a way to route the output to the recording input ...
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Sound not functioning on Dell L421x with Ubuntu 12.04

I've been struggling with getting the sound to work on this Dell XPS14 laptop for days now, and the closest I've come to getting anything to work is the machine acknowledging the HDMI port as a sound ...
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No sound in Kubuntu 13.10 (pulseaudio headphone detection problem?)

Sound has stopped working a few days ago in my Kubuntu 13.10, for a reason I don't understand. Hours of digging the Internet did not help me find a solution... Here is information I can provide: My ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 on VMplayer no sound

i check my upper-left sound( it doesnt mute ) and sound setting output: play sound through only have analog output(ES1371 AudioPCI-97) and dont have speaker? and use alsamixer to check the volumn ...
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I royally messed up my audio situation in xubuntu 13.10

So I was watching a video and was getting a buzzing noise so I opened up alsa-mixer to messa around with it. After that I installed gnome-alsamixer because I wanted a gui interface for it. Well while ...
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GB-BXi7-4770R cannot recognize wireless and HDMI sound through port

I cannot access any wireless connections through the wifi, and I cannot hear sound through the HDMI port on my new GB-BXi7-4770R. Originally, I wanted to install XBMCbuntu on my new GB-BXi7-4770R. ...
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Pulseaudio: combining sinks results in having an LFE channel that uses the centre speaker

My goal is applying a low pass LADSPA filter on my subwoofer only, which is part of my 5.1 sound system, in Pulseaudio. I used the following commands: Loading the plugin: pacmd load-module ...
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thinkpad t440p annoying static noise when I plug the speakers realtek ALC292 HDA Intel PCH 13.10

some laptop thinkpad t440p , with windows 8 is fine no noise. with ubuntu 12.04 and 13.10 , if I plug the speakers without music but with the volume up(even low) there is annoying noise come out. ...
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No Audio Devices in Input or Outoput (Ubuntu 13.10)

All my audio was working fine then it stopped. Now all I can get out is audio from my headphone jack. There are no audio devices in the sound settings in either input nor output. I tried do sudo ...
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No Sound out of built-in speakers Lenovo Thinkpad E525 Ubuntu 12.04

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 (LTS) on my Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E525 and I can't seem to get any sound out of the built-in speakers on my Notebook. I have tried rebooting, purging alsa, reinstalling and ...
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Several issues when trying to start jack server.

Configured or not starting jack server always results in this crash on my machine: JACK server starting in realtime mode with priority 10 ERROR: control open "/dev/audio" (No such file or directory) ...
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Cant hear anysound on ubuntu 13.10, and cant choose soundblaster recond3d as my soundcard

Hey I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10, and one of the first things that I noticed is that I could only hear the sound either directly from my laptop, or out of my HD monitor. This caught my ...
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Can't install the X-Fi driver from the Creative site

Because I can't adjust the bass/treble levels through alsamixer I tried installing the drivers for my X-Fi Titanium Pro card from the creative website. The Readme file tells me to just execute make ...
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Login/startup sound file help

I am newer to Ubuntu and I am trying to slowly learn. I have been trying to activate and change my login sound but currently I still hear nothing. I did hear the login sound at a point and I think I ...
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Skype incoming call notification doesn't work

![enter image description here][1]I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 and the Skype incoming call notification doesn't work. Skype works perfectly, but when there is an incoming call I hear nothing, which is very ...
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How do I combine two audio inputs?

I'm trying to record both my computer audio and microphone audio. If I go into the ALSA audio mixer, I can set my recorder (in this case, Audacity) to record either computer audio or microphone audio, ...
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How to get a midi keyboard working in 13.10?

I try to get my midi keyboard running with lmms. The device ( a yamaha psx e223 connected via a midi-mate 2 ) is listed when i run: amidi -l IO hw:1,0,0 USB Device 0x2573:0x10c2 MIDI 1 IO ...
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Xubuntu indicator sound service using high CPU

The process /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/indicator-sound-service is frequently using up to 20% of my CPU which seems a bit excessive. At the same time that this started occurring, my function keys to ...
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Microsoft headset randomly stops working

I have a Microsoft LX 3000 headset that normally works fine. But today it has started randomly failing, what i mean is it works for a few minutes on a fresh boot and then stops(and it disappears from ...
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after update of 12.04 my video plays at faster than nrml speed and no sound, anywhere

after one of the latest updates i have no sound at all. rythmbox, smplayer or anything on internet. hulu, netflix, cbs.com videos also play at like 5 times speed. i have a dual boot with win7 and no ...