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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Ubuntu 14.4 5.1 sound needs constant resetting

I just cleanly installed Ubuntu 14.4 and can only use my complete (otherwise it seems to only use 5.0) 5.1 system if I go to the sound options and change the mode from "Analogue Surround 5.1 Output" ...
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Headset problem with Ubuntu

I have connected my headphones to my computer using the proper port. When I play music, the headphones are having playback problems. The sound gets distorted often. When i checked the sound settings, ...
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Plantronics Audio628USB buttons does not work on ubuntu 12.04

Linux Ubuntu 3.11.0-15-generic I have Desktop computer processor is Intel® Core™ i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz × 4 and I use Plantronics Audio628USB headset but the headset can work on windows. Its four ...
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lubuntu 12.04 with line6 toneport GX - system CRASH

Ok, so I had to retro-move to lubuntu 12.04 to make my sis 671 graphics work with enabled acceleration. Unfortunately other blocking problem appeared: My Sound card Line6 Toneport GX (USB sound ...
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Unable to open shared libasound library, despite file existing

In attempting to revisit my childhood and play Sid Meier's Alpha Centauri again on Linux (something which I accomplished successfully a few years back), I've run into a stubborn error. The Loki port ...
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Sound distortion (USB DAC) when mouse unplugged

I have a Monoprice USB DAC. It works fine in Windows, regardless of the state of my mouse, but in Ubuntu 14.04, the sound is distorted if the power cable to my mouse is not plugged in. It works fine ...
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How to edit/add converter options in DeaDBeeF?

DeadBeeF can convert audio files easily. (For a solution to a possible problem, see How to convert audio files in Deadbeef player.) There are different options but they are not editable and new ...
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How do I stop pulse ducking (reducing) totem audio volume?

I listen to podcasts in the background, but also use tools like mumble for staying in touch with my gaming group (steamlug). After recently updating to 14.04 from 12.04 this behaviour started: ...
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Troubleshooting audio for Acer Aspire E 17 (E5-771G-7868)

My system is Lubuntu 14.04.1 AMD64 Desktop: $ uname -a Linux polyphemus 3.13.0-37-generic #64-Ubuntu SMP Mon Sep 22 21:28:38 UTC 2014 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux $ lsb_release -a No LSB modules ...
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Loud annoying clicky sound!

When not playing, sound device turns on/off frequently and occurs a loud annoying clicky sound on 3.5mm output! (Ubuntu 14.10 ThinkPad-T440s)
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I think wrong Jack version Jack1 instead of Jack2 (Ubuntu14. Studio)

I had lots of problems with my external firewire audio card in Ubuntu so I did fixed it with lots of help from my friends of Jack-ffado and jack-devel. But now I try to install new software and if I ...
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Laptop “pop” loud noise on shutdown/restart

Every single time I turn off Ubuntu or restarts it, my speakers make two loud "pop" noises, I'm pretty sure it comes from the speakers and they are very loud and I don't think they are healthy at all ...
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How to automatically mute on headphones disconnect? Or how to tap bash script to system event listener?

My life would be easier if Ubuntu was muting the sound each time I disconnect the headphones, since every time surrounding is different (example day / night), but the same output volume. I may ...
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Sound doesn't work with update 14.04 to 14.10

After my Ubuntu updating (14.04 to 14.10), an Ubuntu none modified (on Unity), after doing a classical update with graphical update, et installation came fine, and restart much times after making all ...
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Fix microphone crackle on ubuntu gnome 14.10

I have updated to the final release of 14.10 gnome and ŵhen I record I am getting a crackle when speaking. At first I thought it was the mic so bought a new logitech one, but there is still a crackle, ...
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Sound not working Ubuntu 14.10 (Pulseaudio + ALSA?) FIXED!

I need some help with my audio set up: I installed 14.10 few days ago and also dicsovered eq for pulseaudio (link: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/03/install-pulseaudio-with-built-in-system.html) I ...
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Is there any way to save alsamixer settings other than alsactl store?

The root problem: for some reason, on boot, Ubuntu 14.04 disables (mutes) the S/PDIF output on my sound card. This question and its answers indicate that sudo alsactl store will store the alsamixer ...
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My Extranal USB Sound Card is not working

I am a new user of Ubuntu. I used my usb sound card from a few months. I used windows before. It worked better on windows. But not working my Ubuntu. It can't out sound. If anybody help me. I will ...
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kubuntu 14.10 no sound

new to ubuntus and not the greatest with any linux, o.k.! I have tried a couple other versions of ubuntu 14.04 and same thing no sound. I have tried a pclinuxos live disk and the sound worked but as ...
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Headphone hiss after upgrade to 14.10

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.10 and now I get a hissing sound on the left side whenever I use headphones (tried different headphones). The problem was not present (or at least not at a noticeable ...
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Is it possible to play music from Banshee to a stereo, wirelessly?

I would like to play my music from my computer via banshee, but output the sound to a stereo without using a cable, and still be able to control playback via banshee on the computer. Is it possible, ...
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Control browser youtube from sound menu

In 13.10 I was able to play and pause youtube playback from the sound menu - that was playing in a browser. Since I switched to 14.04 that feature is gone, instead the youtube button opens a separate ...
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Can I output an icecast stream to an mp3 file on my dlna server?

is it possible to put the output of an icecast stream to an mp3 file on my dlna server? So it will be, source (spotify) - icecast - dlna - hifi system.
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No sound in headphones (weird case)?

I recently switched from 14.04 to Zorin, which is based on 14.04, so any answers that you have for 14.04 would be helpful. I am experiencing a problem I also had on 14.04 - I downloaded and opened ...
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Sound input settings not being saved?

I can't seem to get the input settings to save. Ubuntu knows that my mic is there. Here is the same problem that I am having: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Q9EQvLl_rA&feature=youtu.be I have a ...
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How to make macros that play sound, activated by a keyboard key?

This one may be a little too specific, and it's probably not easily possible, but I'm going to ask it anyway. An old Dutch proverb makes me ask, "If you never shoot, you always miss." The title is ...
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Problem in selecting win7 while booting and no sound

1 - Ubuntu and win7 is loaded in my computer and ubuntu is by default. To select win7 in the upper left corner list while booting i have to use up/down arrow key which is not functioning but after ...
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Using ALSA instead Pulseaudio and “logout” issue (14.04.1)

I have a usb dac and I would like to use ALSA instead of Pulseaudio. First, I stopped the pulseaudio permanently: echo autospawn=no > ~/.pulse/client.conf pulseaudio -k Alsamixer gets cannot ...
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i Cant get my headset to work 14.04

I Have a USB Sony wireless stereo headset and when i plug it in and go to my audio settings it wont let me select it. it will highlight it but it doesn’t play sound and i cant save it or anything. I ...
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HP 2133 Souncard don't working :(

I am new with Kubuntu systems. I killed my win-xp on this Netbook and start new with Kubuntu trusty. my audio-system is not working. when I look at the Systemcontroller, I can see an incoming signal ...
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How to extract the audio from an mp4 video to a mp3 file?

I'd like to extract the audio from an mp4 video. Is there a software for Ubuntu, which does the job?
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How can I change audio output to HDMI from command line?

Backstory This thread suggests pacmd list-sinks and switching to a different sink with pacmd set-default-sink "SINKNAME", but my laptop only appears to have 1 sink, so that didn't help me. This ...
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Headphone is not working for ubuntu 14.04

I just converted into ubuntu 14.04 from windows and the speakers on my laptop are working fine. Although when I tried to use my headphones the sound is still coming out from my speakers. I looked at ...
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Record from two ports of the same source simultaneously with PulseAudio

After a lot of searching and finding nothing which seems to be of any help, I came here to ask help from someone smarter than me. I need to record 2 audio feeds simultaneously. The one is from the ...
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Speakers and headphones play no sound on Toshiba Satellite

I just bought a second hand Toshiba Satellite S50-D and installed Ubuntu 14.04. Everything seems to be in working order, except my sound does not work. The speakers seem to be recognised in the sound ...
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xubuntu: permanently unlocking/separating sound output channels

I'm using Xubuntu 14.04 and it has really useful feature of 'unlocking' output channels, so if channels are not locked together the volume level will be controlled separately. Unfortunately this ...
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What's the fastest way to extract just one channel (left or right) from an audio CD?

I've got an audio CD, obviously it's stereo. I want to get monoaural mp3's or wav's with just the left (or right) channel of every cd track. What's the fastest and easiest way to do it?
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Audio not working. Alsa-info attached

Out of the blue yesterday my speakers stopped working. Headphones work fine. Noone was touching the computer, so I don't suspect hardware failure (although it is possible...) I've pasted my ...
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Can I get youtube in the sound menu?

Spotify integrates with the Linux sound menu, which means I can pause it from the command line. Is there a way to get youtube to integrate (via Chrome) so that it can be paused with the native sound ...
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How _else_ to debug sound problems caused by a messed up application to the entire system?

The cause I run up to date Ubuntu GNOME. From time to time (and it happened on previous versions too) I experience the problem when the sound works properly and suddenly an app (last time Audacity, ...
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“Analog Output” to DAC?

I just connected my new Rega DAC to the computer via USB, it popped up in the sound settings, and choosing it there directs sound to it just fine. What confuses me, however, is that it says "Analog ...
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Left laptop speaker sound is more quiet than right speaker

I am having a very strange sound issue with my laptop. It seems that the left speaker is more quiet than the right speaker when playing music. I am not sure if it's an issue with Ubuntu or the ...
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How can I mute an individual application from command line? [duplicate]

I can see a list of applications currently playing sound: And I can mute them by clicking the On/Off slider. How can I do thi from command line? I want to be able to mute google-chrome, so that I ...
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How to switch between audio outputs when both headphones and speakers are connected?

I have the M5A97 motherboard, with the audio ports displayed on this picture: As you can see on the part labelled "Audio", there are 6 jacks. By default, the pink one is configured to be the ...
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How do I PERMANENTLY add gain to front center audio track only?

After YEARS of not being able to find an answer as to why certain videos had background music drowning out voices, I finally got an answer, kinda. For reasons that I have long since given up on ...
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Chrome HTML5 Video Out of Sync With Audio

I tried searching but I couldn't find this one specifically. When using the latest Chromium (version 37.0.2062.120 Ubuntu 14.04 (281580)) HTML5 video with audio will be out of sync. Usually, the ...
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USB audio device not fully working after hotplug

Since upgrading (from 12.04) to 14.04.1, when I hotplug my USB headset, it does not work right. It won't show up in capture controls, sometimes not even in playback devices. I have to fiddle with ...
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Sound card vanished from sound settings

For no apparent reason the sound card is no longer visible in sound settings. Even dummy device is gone. Unsurprisingly flash produces no sound. The sound card is working as the system sounds are ...
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Setting pulseaudio's default device to analog out

I'm having problems with setting default audio out to analog output. basically i have two devices. Internal mobo sound card and graphics card with HDMI output, which have their own sound system. I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound Issue: Both Audio Channels Playing Over Only One Speaker

Looking for some help as I have already posted in numerous help forums and was still unable to resolve an issue. System Info: HP Probook 6470b (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and Win7) Intel Corporation 7 ...