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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Noise removal from USB soundcard

I am using the Syba USB soundcard for live audio from other audio sources like bluetooth or logitech mic. It's working perfectly, I am able to hear the live audio of bluetooth and logitech from the ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 continuous beeping

I'm using Ubuntu 13.1064b on a Dell Inspiron N5010. Sometimes when I boot into Ubuntu, I get a continuous beeping noise on my sound card output. My laptop's internal speakers stopped working a long ...
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No sound after installing ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I decided to install Ubuntu 14.04 on my old Compaq cq56 100xx notebook but after installing i get no sound from the speakers and nothing when I plug my headphones in. these are the dump volumes ...
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HDMI / DisplayPort audio at wrong bitrate (audio too high and fast

I am trying to play audio from an Ubuntu 14.04 Dell Precision M3800 through a Dell U2414H monitor; the monitor has HDMI and DisplayPort connectivity and has an audio out feature; it can supply ...
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Audio doesn't work after upgrade from 12.04 to 14.04

After upgrading from 12.04 to 14.04, audio is missing, even if I start my pc (HP pavillion) with the Ubuntu 14.04 cd rom. Alsa does not work either in the enviroment created to test ubuntu. I suspect ...
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Sound problem in Pulse Audio

When I closed my Samsung Laptop with the audio jacked in my pulseaudio stoped working, in login screen I can see the sound icon, but when i log in to my account i can't see my indicator and can't ...
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Sounds no longer working on Xubuntu

I was messing around with Compiz-related settings (something else I cannot get to work, no matter what I try) and after a restart my sound was no longer working. There seems to be two output devices ...
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Audio unmutes when coming out of suspend in Ubuntu 14.04?

Since upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04, whenever I wake my laptop out of suspend, its previous volume settings are forgotten and the volume is unmuted and set to 100%. Obviously, this is annoying if I open ...
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Sound buttons not working after ubuntu 14.04 upgrade

I upgraded from 13.10 to 14.04 and now the built-in sound buttons (up, down, mute) on my Dell D630 do not work. Additionally, the brightness Fn keys work but have no on-screen display like they used ...
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Unable to adjust master sound volume

I was wearing my headphone yesterday, and suddenly a thunder struck, then the headphone have no more sound. I thought it was the hardware problem, but after I reboot and it work again, however, this ...
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Can you redirect sound from an ESX server where ubuntu is installed?

I am quite fascinated with the latest build of Ubuntu (14.04) and started to do some testing. I have a copy of Ubuntu installed on an ESX server (after testing it locally on my machine via Vmwware ...
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DisplayPort audio shuts off when Brightness & Lock setting turns screen off

I'm using a Dell U2414H monitor with DisplayPort video/audio and a USB 3.0 hub for keyboard/mouse. When the display turns off after x minutes, from the Brightness & Lock setting, the audio shuts ...
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I have newly installed 14.04 and sound is going to fails after a while in speaker but in headphone Sound working fine?

I have newly installed 14.04 and sound is going to fails after a while in speaker but in headphone Sound working fine. I have unmuted all in alsmixer but still no voice is coming through speakers.
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No sound with External Mic Configuration on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I use Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on Dell Inspiron 5521 i7 I have an issue detecting external mic. I have searched multiple forums and I was unable to find a suitable answer. My system does not detect an input ...
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Why are .mp3 audio files Popping & Crackling ?

When I try to play an .mp3 file I get continuous popping & crackling. If I play a video with audio, all works fine. I also have this problem playing You tube videos online. Is this a known issue ...
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kubuntu 14.04 IEC958 turns off at login

I've just upgraded to Kubuntu 14.04 from Kubuntu 12.04 on my laptop (Packard Bell Easynote TJ65). On Kubuntu 12.04 the IEC958 output (digital audio optical/toslink spidif output) was always on as ...
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What is the difference between sound drivers in Ubuntu 10 and newer versions?

I am trying to jump from XP and would like to use Ubuntu as it has everything I require. The problem I am having is that I cannot get the sound to work. I have installed older versions 10.10 and the ...
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Installed Ubuntu 14.04 a day later sound is disabled

Screenshot at bottom. Hi, so I upgraded my Dell xps13 to 14.0f4 and everything went smoothly. Today when I was just checking out the new os my sound disappeared? The menu bar say volume is muted, ...
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ASUS X55A Sound not Working

I have problems with my sound - vanilla 12.04/13.10 ( Asus X55A ) The sound driver seems to work correctly, but I don't have any sound :( I tried updating the ALSA drivers but still the same :(
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sending sound to analog, hdmi and bluetooth (if paired)

I have a Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (soon upgrading to 14.04 LTS if its important) as HTPC with XBMC. Current sound setup: no pulseaudio, just ALSA. In ALSA config I have "combined" analog and HDMI output in ...
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Starting Network Audio System via its init.d script fails but works when using start-stop-daemon on the command line

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 (saucy salamander) and need the Network Audio System service (package nas, version 1.9.3-6) which relies on /dev/dsp and /dev/mixer so I installed the OSS Proxy Daemon osspd ...
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Is there any way to enable voice over for iPod not using iTunes?

I have an iPod shuffle which works fine: I can add and remove songs via Rhythmbox. According to Apple page my iPod is able to talk the name of the songs: Give your songs a voice. Say you’re ...
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problem with 5.1 Audio output

I installed 12.04 LTS but unable to get 5.1 audio output. There is no option as such in sound setting. Please help.
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Xubuntu 13.10 (Kernel 3.11.0-18-generic) No HDMI Sound

I am a complete noob to Xubuntu. I have been trying all day to get HDMI audio to work, I have a Radeon HD 6800 using a HDMI to TV and I can not do it at all. It shows up in PulseAudio Volume ...
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Inserting Headphones Doesn't Mute Speakers

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Macbook Pro of mine. Everything worked quite well except for sound-- there was none (actually there was-- you could JUST barely hear it). I fixed that by putting ...
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How do I get my mic working with streaming?

I'm able to stream from my computer and watch the stream on a local vlc using the following command: cvlc v4l2:///dev/video0 :v4l2-standard= :inputlave=alsa://hw:0,0 :live-caching=300 ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Sound Dumy Output after Updates

I had NOT installed any updates to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS since September 2013. Today, I just updated ALL recommendations from the Update Manager. My audio WAS working fine and now it is NOT working at ...
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How to check sample rate

I'd like to use an external usb soundcard with my ubuntu 13.04 for musician purpose. Unfortunately the application requires 48 kHz and jackd to be used, but whenever I select the external souncard in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Recent error - USB speakers not recognised 12.04

Up until a few days ago, I've been able to play my audio via a USB wireless audio kit (Nikkai). But this has suddenly stopped working. In sound settings the USB speaker output option is showing up ...
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Enable laptop subwoofer

I'm pretty new to linux(second day on Ubuntu) and I noticed very poor sound quality compared to Windows and realized it was because my subwoofer wasn't playing. I have absolutely no clue as to where ...
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Active sound HDMI asus n550jv ubuntu 13.10

I have N550JV ASUS laptop. I connect my laptop to the TV with HDMI. The image can be seen in the TV, but it listen sound in TV. I installed oem-audio-hda-daily-dkms and active sound-hmdi exists in ...
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Messed up my sound drivers, please help!

Ubuntu 13.10 Sound has been working fine with whatever was built in after install. I then, stupidly, tried to install drivers from RealTek for my on board sound card. Reboot and now no sound and ...
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Lost volume-controls on ubuntu 13.10

Finally I've decided to make ubuntu as my primary development environment. After a clean install on a brand new ssd, I've checked sound, video, keyboard hotkeys (Asus N55SF) and everything seemed to ...
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Headphone jack physically broken and that automute the speakers after about 1~2 minute

I have a annoying problem in my Asus X52F laptop running raring Ubuntu. My headphones jack had physically broken last mount and after this event the audio output automute after 1 to 2 minute of ...
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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition + Ubuntu 12.04 + Bluetooth Headphones = Choppy Sound

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, the second version (one with full hd graphics) ,running "stock" Ubuntu 12.04 (the one that came installed on the machine). When I connect bluetooth headphones ...
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My sound isn't working

I was watching YouTube and the sound went out. My sound is not on mute.
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indicator-sound missing + other sound problems 13.10

I seem to have "destroyed" my sound in Ubuntu 13.10... I can change my sound through alsamixer and aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav works fine. However the indicator-sound is missing ...
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Ubuntu 13.10,Can't output audio to LCD TV through HDMI

I just setup a htpc with gigabyte motherboard(GA-J1800N-D2H (rev. 1.0)), linkage:http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4881#sp. when I connected PC to TV with HDMI, the graphic ...
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Kazam video recoder software low sound problem?

I am trying to record my screen as I speak while recording to make some tutorial video on my Ubuntu laptop. The problem I am facing is that the voice quality is very low in recording and then I tried ...
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Usb headset trouble

I'm having troubles with my usb headset. felipe@ubuntu:~/builds$ aplay -l aplay: device_list:268: no se encontraron tarjetas de sonido... felipe@ubuntu:~/builds$ sudo aplay -l [sudo] password for ...
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USB Audio Interface not listed after installing nVidia drivers

After installing nVidia additional drivers (319) my Fast Track Pro soundcard suddently disappeared from the list of the devices in the "sound" settings window, the thing is when i excute "aplay -l" ...