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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Delete sources after installing driver

I recently installed lubuntu in my ASUS laptop, as the sound was dead, I installed the realtek official drivers. My mistake (I think) was that I installed the drivers from the "Downloads" folder with ...
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How do I put a login sound in Lubuntu 14.04?

I have Lubuntu 14.04 installed on my machine, but how do I put a custom login sound in it? I prefer the boot sound from old versions like 5.10 & 6.06, are they still in Ubuntu, and how about ...
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Error retrieving default audio device parameters

I am a newbie. I was trying to create a simple Hello program in python to implement SIP using pjsip. The code I used is: # import sys import pjsua as pj #Logging callback def log_cb(level, str, ...
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Sound morphing software

I need real-time sound morphing software for linux, but I can't find anything. Something ib Ubuntu software center didn't started, and astersk-voicechanger is uninstallable. In windows there is a ...
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ASRock Z87 Extreme 3 Motherboard

I have assembled my own PC following the instructions in Linux Format Magazine 185. The motherboard is ASRock z87 Extreme 3. Everything works great...it was much easier than I expected. However, the ...
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Chrome Browser v35 No Sound

I have chrome 35 and firefox 28 installed on my Ubuntu 14.04 OS. Unfortunately, I have no sound when viewing youtube or a website with video using chrome. With firefox I have sound. I would like to ...
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Volume too low after connecting Pulseaudio to JACK

I followed the tutorial mentioned here but after the sound is much quieter even at 100%. I have loooked at the Pulseaudio volume controls and alsamixer and they are all also at 100.
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problems with sound on samsung np550p5c

I have two problems: I am unable to use 4-channel audio when viewing the movies with vlc. When checking the sound is also only two front channel played from all 4. And also closed the subwoofer. ...
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How to get audio jack to work?

So I have been hovering around the internet for the last couple of hours trying to figure out how to get my audio from my jack working. I have an alienware mx14 r3 with a sound blaster card. What is ...
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How can I make the Adobe flashplugin use Pulseaudio under Kubuntu 14.04?

I have trouble getting the sound from firefox to output in an external (USB) sound card. I understand there are some issues around getting flash to play sound here from googling the question, but I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 audio problem

I am new to Ubuntu. Lately I have installed Ubuntu 14.04, everything was working fine. Until I noticed that sound is not working. I searched in google and in different forums and sadly haven't found ...
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Library for Audio files

I have written a project in Matlab, using some signal processing (fft,convolution,PSD etc), and I have to put it on ubuntu , for that I need to write a project in C, and I was wondering if there ...
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Nvidia HDMI sound and Logitech Headphones not working in 14.04

There is no sound going from the HDMI port on my Nvidia card to my tv that I am using as a monitor. When I use my Logitech Headphones, I hear no sound either. Does anyone know how to rectify the ...
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No “sound” tab within properties window for audio files

I want to add the "sound" tab to properties window. I bet it's a dconf-editor matter, but just guessing.
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How do I enable microphone “sidetone” in Ubuntu?

One of the main reasons I prefer gaming on Windows rather than Linux is that the Logitech driver (for windows) allows me to enable microphone "sidetone". When sidetone is tuned up, I can hear myself ...
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No sound, printer, or wireless connections

Had sound after installation but not now; Have not been able to connect to Canon Pixma iP2600; Have not been able to connect wirelessly.
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Is it possible to record from a MIDI keyboard to audacity?

I am trying to make it so that I can record from audacity using a MIDI keyboard. Normally I use Qjackctl ,Zynaddsubfx and Ardour. The problem that I run into is exporting to an MP3. In an earlier ...
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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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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 ...