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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No sound after upgrading system

Situation: I recently updated my system from: Core 2 quad Q6600 / Asus P5q PRO / 8GB DDR2. To a Core I5 3570K / Asrock H61m-dgs 2.0 / 16GB DDR3. - i'm running Ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 10 (also on ...
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trimmed sound playback

In Lubuntu 16, when I play any audio file(or watch videos), the audio is trimmed. What I mean is an effect like this: for each second of playback, there is half second of normal playback and the rest ...
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Sound stopped through headphone socket

I have this problem too with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 on Dell XPS 15 9550. All was working fine, then one day it goes silent when plugging in my speakers to the headphone socket. Looking at pavucontrol ...
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Sound disappeared after changing PCM volume in Xubuntu 15.10

Today I've accidentally changed value of PCM channel at alsamixer and all sound has disappeared. There were no sound even after I removed the slider back to original position. Here is screenshot of ...
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Revert usage of Fn key to control notebook (e.g. brightness, sound)

after upgrading Ubuntu to 16.04 on my Dell XPS 13 (2015) I noticed that the function keys are now "inverted". Before the update I had to press Fn and the corresponding F key at the top to change the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 + DVD = Crash

I'm a new Ubuntu user. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 and tried playing a DVD on VLC (which worked perfectly fine with Ubuntu 14.04). After about a minute, the video stops, while the sound continues. If I'...
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16.04 Headphones detected, but not switched on automatically after startup

I have this issue since 15.10, but it started to really grind my gears after making an upgrade to 16.04. Let's say that I have headphones plugged in. I reboot\relog on\boot to ubuntu, and play the ...
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ALC892 low quality, Ubuntu 16.04

I'm having an issue with my sound card. I decided to (finally) leave windows and use Ubuntu, but when I'm hearing music with 100% volume, the music sound distorted. It's not the headphones, in windows ...
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Why is my audio device switching?

My computer keeps switching the audio device from "headphones" to "speakers", even though the headphones aren't plugged in. I rebooted the computer but the problem kept happening even while the ...
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Use DAC as output in Clementine

What part do I copy and paste so that Clementine uses my DAC as output? I have done this in the past but really can't work it out now *** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: Intel [HDA ...
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Can't hear any audio on my Dell Inspiron 5559 after installing Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS

The problem started when I deleted Win 10 and installed Ubuntu 14.04.4 LTS. After a few weeks an update regression has caused my audio card to malfunction. I can't hear any sound and I do not know ...
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Broken sound with ALC269 on Ubuntu 16.04 (Dell Inspiron Mini 10)

I just bought a Dell Inspiron Mini 10 with a Realtek HD ALC269 sound card and whatever sound it produces, it's broken. If I can't fix it, will have to put it back into WinXP and my little son will get ...
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How to change sound indicator player's icons size

Where can I change the size of icons in the portion of volume control? view screenshot
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I have to log out and log in after boot to get touchpad to work properly on a Gateway W350I running 14.04

I have to log out and log in after boot to get touchpad to work properly on a Gateway W350I running 14.04. When I boot I do not get the clunking sound, and touchpad does not work properly, but when I ...
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New ASUS E200H with Ubuntu

There is no sound. The shop said I have to wait for the soundcard driver to be written, then install it. I have no clue about all this but would like to enjoy the audio functionality of my new laptop. ...
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Laptop headphone jack produces no sound

The headphones are detected, because when they are plugged in, they appear in the sound settings. The problem is that they just don't output any sound. Laptop speakers output sound just fine. I'm ...
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Bluetooth audio sync refuses to connect in Ubuntu 14.04 (bluez, blueman)

Bluetooth just absolutely refuses to connect to any audio sinks. I've tried with two separate speakers that I can pair with just fine on iOS, yet when I try, I get this error in blueman: Connection ...
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Headphones no longer detected in 16.04

When using Ubuntu 15.10, my headphones were auto-detected properly. Since upgrading to 16.04, that is no longer the case. I can force output to them using either pavucontrol or indicator-sound-...
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Automatic logouts on startup 16.04

Just installed 16.04 two days ago and it is giving me some very annoying problems on start up. Every time Ubuntu starts, a logout is triggered by closing any window for the first time, either through ...
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No sound on Headset if i boot with headeset plugged in and other sound issues. Ubuntu 16.04

My headset has no sound if i boot with the headset plugged in. Which is resolved by first unplugging the headset and then plugging it back in. Furthermore my Laptop sometimes refuses to detect the ...
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No HDMI sound output - nexus 7 ubuntu touch multirom

I have Ubuntu touch stable channel on my nexus 7 using multirom. If I boot into Android, sound works fine over HDMI. But booting into Ubuntu, sound doesn't come out. Does anyone know if this is a ...
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Ts3/Mumble distorted output or high pitched input

I have an condenser microphone connected to a Steinberg UR22 audio interface. Whenever i connect to an Teamspeak/Mumble Server all my sound output(including outside TS) gets heavily distorted. I can ...
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No sound on fresh install (15.10 Wily)… upgraded to (16.04 Xenial) still no sound

Just finished installing Ubuntu on this old All-In-One Dell (Inspiron One 19) and there is no sound coming from it, although there are signs that suggest it should have sound (volume controls exist). ...
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Sound Card being disconnected/reconnected constantly

I am running 16.04. My built in sound card on my motherboard shows up as connected, thenSound Card being disconnected/reconnected constantly Sound Card being disconnected/reconnected constantly ...
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How to install microphone for skype in Ubuntu 14.04,Unavailable microphone on Sound settings!

Please help me to trouble shoot the issue. getting output after: $ lspci | grep -i audio 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller (...
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Using HDMI/DisplayPort audio does not work via docking station

I have a Dell Latitude combined with a docking station. On Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I was able to choose a HDMI/DisplayPort device in the sound settings playing the sound via the monitor speakers. After ...
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messed with my audio settings and now I can't record sound while recording my monitor

I'm need to record a program that has sound to put together training material for work, so I decided to download SimpleScreenRecorder for the job. I was able to record video seamlessly but the audio ...
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My jack doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.04

I have an Asus K555UB laptop, and I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on it, but when I plug in my 3.5mm headset jack, the headphones do not work, and the speakers stil give sound. I tried something, changed ...
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Headphones randomly turn off and music dies

I have been experiencing a strange problem with my Nokia BH-503 Bluetooth Headset. I will be listening to music or watching YouTube or something and Randomly the audio will just cut out and all videos ...
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Bluetooth Broadcom BCM20702 does not load firmware (driver issue) - 14.04

I am able to establish a connection between a Bluetooth ear-piece and the Bluetooth controller in the PC. The problem is that the O/S does not provide an option to send audio output to the Bluetooth ...
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How to enable 5.1 channel playback on a Realtek ALC887-VD chip?

I have an ASUS F2A55-M LE board which includes a Realtek ALC887-VD chip. Stereo audio playback works just fine but I have a 5.1 speaker set that I would like to use. I am able to achieve full surround ...
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Sound problem in Kubuntu Cubeutils + Youtube on Firefox

On Kubuntu 16.04 when listening Youtube randomly when I set audio volume to maximum it will (depends od Youtube video) automatically change volume on system audio on Audio settings (CubeUtils). ...
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I screwed up! Sound didn't work tried to fix… lost a large amount of my system settings

I was following this guide, attempting to make my bluetooth headphones work: http://itsfoss.com/fix-sound-ubuntu-1304-quick-tip/ and then my system settings (mostly) disappeared! I followed the 1st ...
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Hot Corners Musical Sequence Command Script

I am writing a script which uses hot corners to play specific musical notes when hovering in corners, and depending on the musical sequence to execute a specific command. The script is called with ...
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Ubuntu doesn't give the correct keycodes for some media keys

I've just installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my ThinkPad T450s and for some reason the media keys for volume and screen brightness are not giving any keycodes or keysyms (ie. XF86AudioRaiseVolume). But all the ...
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Sound, login, desktop, etc are all broken. Should I reinstall Ubuntu?

I'm using ubuntu 14.04 with unity. It seems I installed something and then turn off pc like always. Today I started ubuntu and the system froze just before the login screen. I did everything I could ...
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Screen always hangs when I try recording my screen with kazam

I have been trying to do some video recording using kazam screen recorder but my laptop screen always hangs and play and keep doing the same thing. At the end the video will be playing but the sound ...
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No audio in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with VirtualBox 5.0.20

I have been breaking my head on this for a day and a half now. I am running VirtualBox 5.0.20 r106931 in Windows 8.1. My Guest system is Lubuntu 16.04 LTS, and I have successfully installed the ...
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Shifting Ubuntu HDD to new PC

I have a relatively very old PC: Compaq m2000 (Intel Celeron M 360 ) with just 256 MB of RAM. I was thinking of installing Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a portable drive on a newer PC and then using it on this ...
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Converted video from .VOB have no voice

I'm stock on this for a while. I have tried ffmpeg -i inpout.VOB -c:v libx264 -crf 20 -c:a libmp3lame -ac 2 -ab 192k output.avi and mencoder in.VOB -nosub -nosound -ovc x264 \ -x264encopts ...
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Bluetooth audio doesn't work - Ubuntu Gnome

I'm having problems regarding a bluetooth speaker. It does connect with the system, in the bluetooth setting I can see that the device is connected, but I can not see the option to select external ...
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No Dash search, choppy video playback on 16.04?

This is SOLVED. I have an old XP. I had no Dash search, it simply would not unfurl. Sound was choppy making videos useless unless I opened new tabs to mask them. Months of scouring Ubuntu for the ...
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HDMI sound fails, inexplicably resolves, repeats failure (Intel NUC to Viewsonic Monitor)

My HDMI sound is connected from an intel NUC core i3 (a version without all the extra legacy serial and vga interfaces) and connected to a 1080p ViewSonic Monitor with built in speakers. My sound ...
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My microphone goes to my own speakers not partner

I just installed Skype on Ubuntu 16.04. Now not only in Skype but also other applications like Firefox Hello I do hear my own voice (mic) on my own speakers (I have a headset). The microphone is not ...
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Is it possible to automatically change sound output from HDMI to headphones when I plug them in?

I've been using my laptop's built in speakers. When I plug in my headphones, sound stops coming out of the speakers and comes out of the headphones instead. I have a HDMI monitor and would like to use ...
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I can't get sound to work in Ubuntu 15. Could upgrading to 16 fix it?

I'm pretty sure the hardware works, since I was able to hear sound when I had CentOS on the same computer earlier, and also in an earlier edition of Ubuntu before that (again, on the same hardware).
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mocp at high playback speed

I found several posts online but none here about mocp's high playback speed but none seems to solve the problem. Some indicate it's a problem with pusleaudio. Can it be fixed? MOCP version: 2.5.0 (...
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Ubuntu greeting and alert sounds getting distorted after upgrade to 16.04

I recently upgraded my system from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 16.04. Both the alert and greeting sounds were working fine before. I tested the audio output from sound settings and didn't notice any ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Audio not working correctly

Ubuntu 16.04 audio not working correctly. No hardware listed in audio settings and sound above 100% does not stay set. I have read another post telling me to delete the pulse folder from /home/.config/...
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Bluetooth Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 Xenial Xerus in Asus F553MA

Good Evening everyone, Today I tried to configure my audio bluetooth device after the PC pairing and device, finding a problem with the audio that transmits the PC. Some time ago I had Windows 10 pre-...