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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all audio files skips

i just changed from windows to ubuntu, so this is my first time and i dont really know a thing but I have 2 issues, the first and most important is that all the audio (music files, youtube videos, ...
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No sound on a Dell Dimension 8300

Maybe I'm just doing something wrong, but I've tried trouble the troubleshooting guides. I still cannot get any sound to work. I'm trying to use the creative labs card. I will settle for any working ...
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No audio/sound in Ubuntu 13.04

Issue: No sound comes from built-in speakers and headphone jacks after doing a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04 Setup: Dual-boot with Windows Vista Home Basic (used mainly for Adobe CS) Audio: Intel HDA ...
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Save microphone and audio out volume levels in PulseAudio to a file that can be restored from

I have to fiddle around far too often to use Skype, and it's not clearly Skype's fault. I want to work around the problem by saving the audio level settings to disk and restoring them. Please tell me ...
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Ubuntu freezes with Presonus FP10 plugged into JACK

I want to use my Presonus FP10 with jack and Ardour in Ubuntu 12.04 (64 bit). Here are some outputs: kane@tripkane:~$ ffado-test ListDevices Cannot create thread 1 Operation not permitted ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 crackling sound on mp3 playback and problems with output sound and microphone jacks in ubuntu/windows7 double installation

I get crackling sound when I play some mp3 files. The files are ok because I checked in other machines. I am using ubuntu 13.04. As suggested in Skype and VLC sounds sizzle/distorted/bad, I tried ...
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Laptop speakers dont work

I cannot hear the sound any more on my laptop, I get only dummy-output on my audio device. Who can help me? Ubuntu 12.10 is installed.
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Enable Skype sounds *without* enabling *all* system sound effects

I'd like to enable the ringing and notification sounds in Skype without enabling generic system sounds, i.e. without turning on all system sound effects in PulseAudio volume control. Is there a way ...
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I need a simple easy reliable sound control tool

What is a simple, foolproof configuration for sound playing on speakers, a simple jukebox or playlist-player, a volume control onscreen, and input through the microphone jack? I currently have sound ...
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Does Ubuntu support audio ducking?

Does Ubuntu support audio ducking for a non-voice over IP program? Again, the program is not voice over IP program, like Skype or mumbled. For example if I have a music player on, I want it so that ...
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How to play videos (with sound) on another X session?

I normally use tty7 (the default X session) for playing games by running them directly from lightdm, thus not loading unity to save resources. I sometimes need to use a web browser while I'm playing, ...
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No sound with Banshee, Amarok and Rhythmbox

I have this problem that when I click play on any of these players the song "plays", but there's no sound. I am using KDE. The problem began when I tried to add the play button of Banshee to a global ...
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Remote initialization of pulseaudio devices

I am administrating remotely a Ubuntu 12.04 which was originally installed as a desktop machine. I am away from home, so I want to use SSH in order to let my sound card to get access to a USB radio ...
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no sound in lenovo g580 with ubuntu 13.04

i was using ubuntu 13.04 in my lenovo g580 . from last 4 days my system lost sound out put. In sount setting it is showing, output through " dummy output" . please give me a solution
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Microphone not working on Ubuntu 12.04 with asus eee pc 1000he

Help, friends! I am lost, and know not what to do... I have both Pulseaudio and the ALSA-mixer running on my Asus EEE PC 1000HE, and while the speaker sound is fine, the microphone has majorly ...
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Unity mail sound notification not playing after re-installing Ubuntu 13.04

It was working great just a couple of days ago on a previous install, also 13.04. Everything is the same, not sure why it isn't working. Under options, "Play sound on message receive" is switched on ...
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How do i get the sound out of Hdmi output on Tv

my aplay -l command looks like this ** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ** card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC888 Analog [ALC888 Analog] Subdevices: 0/1 Subdevice #0: subdevice #0 card 1: ...
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Sound is not working in Dell Inspiron 3520

I have Installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Laptop { Dell Inspiron 3520 , i5} but the sound is not working , and When I called Dell for the Problem Solution They Told that " Sorry We aren't trained in Ubuntu ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Audio players freezing to blank window

I have been trying to use rhythmbox and it is not opening. It opens to a blank window with just the title bar. It will not let me close the window only minimize and I am having this same issue with ...
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No HDMI Audio from Nvidia GT 630 on Ubuntu 13.04 (works on win7)

I just replaced my GTS240 with a GT630. I could get HDMI audio output from GTS240, but there is no audio device detected on GT630. (Note that GT630's HDMI audio works on windows 7) The GTS240 was ...
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External Mic not always recognized

although this sounds similar to many previous bug reports, I couldn't find an answer in the other threads. I have a Samsung serie 9 laptop with a single audio connector for headphones/mic. I am using ...
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Interference from Graphics Card?

I have been using Ubuntu for a while now and have always had an issue with interference. It seems that the Graphics Driver I am using affects when the interference occurs and how loud it is. If I used ...
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How can I change the desktop volume indicator color in GNOME 3.8?

Right now, whenever I use my volume up and down buttons in GNOME 3.8 on 13.04, it displays a white volume indicator. I'm wondering if there is any way to change this to use a black & white ...
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Display and Audio problem after update from 12.10 to 13.04

I was previously running Ubuntu Studio 12.10. When I first installed 12.10 I had no sound or playback. I fixed that problem by installing the GNOME alsa mixer. I just finished upgrading to 13.04. Now ...
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How to change the ubuntu volume control slider color

Is there any way to change the color of the volume control slider? I wish to change it from orange to light blue, or blue, but I can not find where I need to go to make the change, sine I already ...
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Multiple Programs trying to play sound

Multiple programs can't play sound at the same time. If I start up World of Warcraft (through wine) with something already playing sound then it cannot play sound. Works the other way round too. ...
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I also lost sound capability after upgrading to 13.04

My Speaker Settings are currently Digital Output (S/PDIF), output volume 100%. I have also tested the sound with Analog Output. My audio device is Intel Corp. 82801JI (ICH10 Family) HD Audio ...
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13.04 Asus Ux31e

I just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04. Now it appears the sound is not working. In the sound settings, the only output available it dummy output. Any ideas how to get this working? Installing drivers ...
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Just upgraded 13.04 and now my C700 Notebook make a popping sound

this is my first time here and I am trying to find an answer for this annoying popping sound. I started with Ubuntu 12.10 and my notebook did make a few little clicks (or popping sounds) which I ...
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Is there a software to analyze and improve video sound quality on ubuntu?

I have tons of youtube videos (ones that I downloaded with the downloadhelper) that I use at home to listen to music using VLC (which obviously plays the video too....and it makes a perfect ...
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Alsa Sound not loading

I recently read a post from one of the boffins to use the killall command in terminal. I have tried that on numerous occasions with mixed results. Sometimes it works. I run an old Acer Aspire 3201. Up ...
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How do I play system sounds through skype?

Need to combine both micro input and letting another person hear what's going on inside the system (system sounds, music etc). The thing is I use headphones, so that using a micro only is not an ...
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Maximum sound level differs between Ubuntu and Windows

Recently I've been watching lots of .mkv or .avi files in my Ubuntu and I realize that the maximum sound level is lower than what is in the Windows with KM Player. This difference is very noticeable ...
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Focusrite Saffire Pro - signal but no sound

I am utilizing Ubuntu 12.04 with the KXDE desktop environment. JACK (qjackctl), ffado-mixer, and the the Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 itself appears to be receiving signal (to include LED meter input). ...
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Splitting audio channels using pulseaudio

My mission is record desktop using avconv (ffmpeg) + record microphone input + use sphinx program which also need the same microphone for voice control. Now, the problem is that if I start sphinx ...
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Audio problems after resuming from suspend/sleep

My audio become broken or garbled after waking up from suspend. I find I need to do a restart to get my audio to work. Any ideas on what to do?
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Sounds have become unclean, now theres like static during all streaming and sounds like into a box and dusty

Could anyone help me find out what had turned the sound on Ubuntu 1204 like dusty and boxy? What I should check out or what I should do in order to improve it? The sound was pretty clean before I ...
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HDMI sound drops on ASUS P8H77-M-PRO (12.04)

I recently got myself a HTPC system. This is my setup: ASUS P8H77-M PRO Corsair 4 GB DDR3-1600 Kit Intel Core™ i3-2120 Intel SSD 80gb OEM SATA DVD burner I'm running Ubuntu 12.04. I have this ...
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After installing ubuntu restricted extras: problem with sound

After installing 'ubuntu-restricted-extras' I've been having trouble with my audio: I can hear music from my headphones, but not from my built in audio and when skyping the sound randomly breaks off. ...
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How do you ignite tnt in version v0.6.1alpha

I can't egnite tnt in the version v0.6.1 alpha I need help I don't know what to do I tried todo many things but I just can't get it
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Ultra-low-latency audio support on Ubuntu for phones

Does Ubuntu for Phones support ultra-low-latency audio and are we going to be able to use apps like Amplitube ?
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Sync ubuntu - youtube or media

Does anyone know of a way to either: sync youtube videos across multiple Ubuntu desktops. sync media (movies/music) across multiple Ubuntu desktops. Ideally, one would be able to have media play ...
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No sound on ubuntu 10.04

I have windows7 and Ubuntu-10.04 in my laptop (lenovo z580 modle). I have proper sound in Windows by not in Ubuntu. There is no sound while Ubuntu boot. I tried this command : sudo aplay -l output : ...
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Why have I lost the 2.1 sound settings on my Asus N76VZ DH71?

I've just got the Asus N76VZ DH71 with a Sonicmaster subwoofer. I got the output on the sonicmaster, but essential its a right channel, not the sub. I was following: No sound from external ...
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Set Headphone as output when they are inserted

I am having a bit of a problem with my headphones on my Macbook 2.1. For reference: The top output are my speakers, the bottom are my headphones, but the middle does not work. When I plug in my ...
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WiFi and sound not working and trackpad acting strange on Macbook 5,2 with Ubuntu 12.10

I'm pretty much completely new to Ubuntu but felt like I wanted to explore it to see what all the fuzz was about so I went through the hassle on installing it on a 32gb partition on my mid 2009 ...
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Sound Menu gone missing after PulseAudio 3.0 install

Yesterday i was trying to minimize the lag when streaming music from my Ubuntu 12.10 laptop to my pulseaudio server on my raspberry pi, by installing pulseaudio 3.0 on the raspberry pi and then again ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 Audio Out-of-Sync in All Programs

Yesterday I noticed that the sound system in my ubuntu was delayed in all applications (vlc, flash, totem etc). This certainly wasn't happening a couple of weeks ago, and probably isn't a hardware ...
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Gnome-sound-applet mouse wheel function is broken

I'm using Gnome Classic session in Ubuntu 12.10 and am running the gnome-sound-applet in order to have a volume control in the systray (tint2). Mouse wheel scrolling to change the volume doesn't seem ...
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No sound on Sony Vaio after update to Ubutu 12.04

After an update to Unbuntu 12.04, the sound is now off. With Rhythmbox, I can barely hear the songs playing with the headphones connected, but nothing with the internal speakers. I have a Sony Vaio ...