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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Weird sound problems after upgrading to 13.10 (macbook)

I have been having a very weird problem with my sound lately: 1)My sound is extremely disorted with relativly loud noises, tested with several headphones. 2) After a while, wiered noises start ...
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Keep Audio in Seperate Channels

I am recording 2 audio channels with RecordMyDesktop, my microphone and my speakers. How do I keep the two audio channels split, even after recording?
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HP 8440p - strange sound from speakers during shutdown or reboot (since Ubuntu 12.04)

i've very annoying problem with my speakers. During shutdown or reboot there is strange noise from them simmilar to shuting down guitar aplifier. I've read that this is something due to capacitor ...
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HDMI sound no longer works after updating from 13.04 to 13.10

In 13.04 HDMI sound never worked until I did the following.. sudo gedit /etc/default/grub Edit the line: GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="" to GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX="radeon.audio=1" Run: Sudo update-grub ...
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How do I create different login sounds/greetings based on the time of day? 13.04 Desktop

I'd like to have Ubuntu 13.04 Desktop "Greet" me whenever I login and logout, using a .wav, mp3 or ogg file etc For example, after I login I'd like Ubuntu to say "Good Morning Robert" which will be ...
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No sound from Ubuntu 13.10 after selecting output

Hello I have headphones that I plug and unplug from time to time because I talk on Skype. When I unplugged my headphones from my keyboard there was no sound from my speakers while I was playing music. ...
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No Sound after Upgrade from 13.04

after my upgrade to 13.10 i can't use my SPDIF output anymore, and in addition to that I'm facing other problems with sound: My Sound panel is totally gone when opening sound settings i can't choose ...
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Where do I find drivers for sony vaio FIT15E

No sound is coming from my speakers but it works with headphones in so I'm guessing I need to find some drivers somewhere? I can't find them. Also the touch screen doesn't work very well, it doesn't ...
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Toshiba L75D-A7283, can't get audio

When I try to play music, there is nothing coming out of the speakers, also when I try to use earphones, all I hear is a pop and then nothing, if anyone can help me please respond.
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How can I change Unity Greeter sound theme?

I can't say I'm a fan of Canonical's taste in sounds and wallpapers... (but I am a fan of clean methods for tweaking - as opposed to overwriting the original files) Thankfully, as of 13.04, custom ...
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How to set Front Mic Boost to zero in Alsamixer?

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. For Skype calls, I've found everyone experiencing a lot of static from me. Going through my Alsamixer, I've found lowering my Front Mic Boost solves everything. However, I ...
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Audio only works when Windows is hibernated on 13.04

When using ubuntu normally I have absolutely no audio output, but if I hibernate my install of Windows 7 before booting into ubuntu the sound works flawlessly. I'm using an Acer Aspire 3830TG on ...
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Why does my keyboard fail after changing the sound?

I just installed Ubuntu 13.04 last night and I am already having some problems. Whenever I change the sound on my PC by using Fn + F6 / F7 / F8; the thing that drops down to tell you what level the ...
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Logitech G930 under Ubuntu (Crackling noises)

I own the wireless headphone Logitech G930 and i have been using it under Windows without any problems. Unfortunately under Ubuntu (12.04 as well as 13.04) it has really poor audio quality: Crackling ...
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BRAVEN 600 bluetooth speaker doesn't play back audio 13.04

I'm having issues with getting audio to actually play through my Bluetooth speaker. It will connect fine, and in Bluetooth settings, it will say that it is paired. However, no matter how many times I ...
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Audio Devices Have Disappeared; How To Re-install the Drivers?

I was trying to stop the popping sounds my system was creating every few seconds and now I've got no audio devices. It seemed like a powersave option but I was unable to turn the powersave off. I then ...
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Ubuntu with all audio drivers

Is there an ubuntu that comes pre-installed with all audio drivers considering that I dont have access to the internet that much
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Missing sound in youtube

I've just downloaded and installed ubuntu 12.04 alongside windows 7. But being new to the system, I notice that there is no sound on youtube videos, whether it is a downloaded video or directly from ...
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Speakers and headphones at the same time when using a HP DV8T-1100

I am on a HP Pavilion DV8T-1100, running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04. When I plug in my headphones the speakers AND the headphones play sound at the same time. The speakers should stop playing and send all ...
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Cannot connect Logitech Usb Audio Adapter

I have a logitech usb audio adapter, and I would like to use it with my Lubuntu system. However, whenever I try to select my usb adapter in alsamixer, the settings revert to the default whenever I ...
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Mouse click beep

Is there any way to get Ubuntu to beep whenever I press a mouse button. I want to do this because many times I 'feel' the mouse button clicking, but it doesn't seem to register.
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audio for remote desk-top

I need to look in on what my second grader is watching on YouTube. Vinagre works ok (I know George Orwell would be proud), except I am not getting audio. I am much more interested in getting him to ...
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measuring ambient noise

I am looking for a way to measure the amount of ambient noise in a given place, with my computers microphone. Audacity seems to do it, but I cant get it to tell me the measurement (it just moves a ...
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Sound plays through earphones but not through speakers

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed. After a couple of minutes after system start I only get sound through external media (headphones, hdmi) but not from the internal speakers. The sound card works fine in ...
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Xubuntu 13.04 - all sound streams skips for split second

I love my Xubuntu 13.04 installation, but I notice a very unfortunate problem which I did not believe exist until after installation. While playing any sort of media - Flash, Audacious, Gmusicbrowser ...
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Volume bar automatically changing while playing sound

I am facing issue while playing sound, either through Rythmbox or even while playing videos at youtube. I get a randomly volume changed sound. then I observed that the volume bar is actually vibrating ...
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Only some programs make sounds!

Why are Spotify and Chromium totally silent when playing music? Media player and Firefox works great. I can see in "Sound Settings" that the applications produce sounds and their volume sliders are ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 - Sound problems

I'm having the weirdest sound problems ever. I couldn't define a pattern yet. But if I open youtube just after pc booted I'll have sound, but after a few minutes of inactivity i loose sound on my pc. ...
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No audio from bt878 tv capture card

I have a Hauppauge WinTV capture card. The card is recognised by my system and I managed to get the video part to work, but not the audio part. This is the output of lspci: 04:01.0 Multimedia video ...
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pulse audio stream not entering in active state

I create stream in pulse audio using pa_stream_new, set it for monitoring sink input and finally connected for recording. but I get stream state as PA_STREAM_CREATING and it can't change to ...
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No Sound On Intel ich6M hd Audio(alc880) with intergrated Conexant modem

OK, so I'm facing this frustrating problem for a long time I just can't get the sound working on my Asus W5G00AE with Intel HD Audio(Intel HDA) that features a Realtek ALC880 Chipset and with a ...
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HDMI Sound isnt working, but it is detected

First of all I have just started using Ubuntu and I am not a real expert on coding. Then my problem is the following my laptop recognises my HDMI-cable and when I select the HDMI as sound output it ...
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Audio stuttering badly only when WiFi is enabled

I recently fixed my lack of WiFi buy installing new drivers from Realtek (see thread here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2166788&page=2). Now I have another, possibly unrelated, ...
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my speakers on dell inspiron n5110 stopped working

i have dell Inspiron n5110, core i5, my speakers were working fine after installing Ubuntu, somehow 3 days back it started crackling and now stopped working completely, my headphone is working ...
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How to troubleshoot no audio in game

I installed Shatter using the installer I downloaded directly from humblebundle.com and everything worked fine. I then re-installed Ubuntu (same version: 12.04, fully updated) and installed Shatter ...
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K3b audio CD spanning

I need to burn some audio CDs for my player, but k3b doesn't seem to automaticly burn on multiple CDs(aka splitting the data). Is there any way to do this automatically?
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Acer Aspire 5252 - HDMI Not Working

Good Day, I have a burning question that after many months of searching and trying which lead to no success, in fact I had to switch back to Windows (I hate myself) because of this problem. When I ...
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Can I change the contents of the SOUND icon in the tray?

I installed a number of music players to try them out. I noticed that several of them appear in the drop down menu when I click the sound icon in the tray. I would like to change which programs show ...
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HDMI sound not working on 13.04 kernal 3.9.4 : (oem-audio-hda-daily-dkms ?)

As reported by many others, HDMI audio does not work for me in 13.04. It does not even show up in the Sound settings. I have tried upgrading the Kernal 3.9.4 I have tried updating my nvidia graphics ...
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12.04 gvfs-afc-volume CPU usage high, no iphone

I've notice many people reporting this problem and I'm suffering from it too on Ubuntu 12.04. I'm using GVFS for android support, but I rarely connect to any GVFS devices yet this problem appears all ...
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Rosegarden - change track volume level

I have ubuntu 12.10 and rosegarden 12.04 from repository. I have recorded some tracks from a midi keyboard with Rosegarden. After that I wanted to decrease volume level to only one of my three ...
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Integrating MOC/P (Music on Console Player) with sound menu

I have used Coverglobus (http://gloobus.net/coverglobus/) which I had configured with MOC so that the basic track operations such as next, previous, pause and play can be controlled. I was wondering ...
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No sound through TV when connected through HDMI to Lenovo desktop running Ubuntu 12.04

I know this is a common problem and I've been reading related questions, but none have helped me so far. Please help if you are able. it's been a week and still no progress on my own attempts to ...
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Volume control either mute or max - no inbetween

I have recently installed ubuntu and am having trouble with my soundcard. It is an external usb card (the laptop also has an inbuilt intel one which I am not using). The problem is that when I change ...
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Analog audio recognized by ALSA, but not by PulseAudio

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on Zotac ID84 sudo aplay -l: card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC892 Analog [ALC892 Analog] Subdevices: 1/1 Subdevice #0: subdevice #0 card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], ...
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USB Mic not detected in sound settings [ubuntu 13.04]

I recently purchased an ATR 2500 for home recordings. It isn't detected by Ubuntu 13.04 (had similar problems in Zorin) The volume controls on the mic work, and the blue light is on so it's not the ...
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Selected audio ports in pavucontrol not being used for audio

I am trying to use pavucontrol to control my audio ports on my Samsung Series 9 laptop. I am using Ubuntu 13.04. I am using pavucontrol because in 13.04, the standard Sound Options config page only ...
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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 ...