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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Sound lower than usual

The sound seems quite low than when I used Windows. I recently changed. What might be causing it? I tried the sound box on another device and it works fine.
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Trouble Pairing Bluetooth Sound Bar with 14.04 LTS

I am currently having issues pairing a Yamaha YAS-103 sound bar with my system. It will appear in my Bluetooth manager screen however I can't seem to get it to pair. Using the 0000 Passkey fails as ...
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No sound - Skype 4.3 KUbuntu 14.10

After upgrading to 14.04 I lost sound in Skype. Tried many things suggested on different forums etc. but nothing worked. So I upgraded to 14.10 hoping this will resolve this issue, but alas it didn't. ...
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Mean Opinion score (MOS) : Measuring video streaming quality, and voice quality

I am working on prioritizing voice/video streaming traffic. To know how well my algorithm is performing, I need to measure voice quality over skype or any similar application ,also I need to measure ...
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how to reset ubuntu OS 15.04 to default?

I've recently intalled Ubuntu 15.04 but skype is not properly working (i'd tried https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SkypeTroubleshooting ) and all of sudden audio is in mute mode . Everytime i'll set ...
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On reboot headphones are muted

After I upgraded Ubuntu to 15.04 alsamixer mutes my headphones on every reboot. I have tried changing settings in alasamixer and saving it with sudo alsactl store. I've edited file ...
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Native Instruments Traktor Audio 6 stopped working on 15.04 Upgrade

My Traktor Audio 6 soundcard has stopped working since upgrading to 15.04. It was fine on 14.10 with no special setup, and is also fine when dual booting to Windows. I've messed around for ages ...
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ALC892 Low sound issue fixed with changing alsa config, why does it work?

I updated to 14.04. My sound immediately transitioned from being normal to sounding extremely quiet, sounding like it was at 5% of max volume, though all my volumes were set properly. I tried lots ...
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Silent audio in vlc, ubuntu 15.04

When skipping trough videos in vlc by clicking on the timeline the audio sometimes goes silent. I can sometimes bring it back by clicking around on the timelime, or restarting the audio track. I'm ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 bluetooth paired but not listed as an output device

Bluetooth is enabled. I can pair, this seems to work out of the box. If this much is supported in Ubuntu by default, should the connected device be available for audio? I'm looking at "Sound ...
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How to install Dolby Audio Driver in Ubuntu 14.04

My hp laptop came with 'Dolby Advanced Audio',when i used windows 8.1,the sound was not good and after installing 'IDT HD driver' from hp website, Sound was good.I'm facing the same issue now in ...
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No sound from Headphone Jack on an Asus G46vw

Suddenly my headphone jack has stopped working. I believe it happened after an update. It worked for a long time previously. I've searched everywhere looking for known issues before posting this, and ...
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Sound suddenly stops working in Ubuntu 15.04

My system is dual boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 15.04 (Gnome). I've just reinstalled it in a new HDD because my last HDD died. I use Ubuntu mainly, and keep Windows for emergencies and games. So, I ...
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No HDMI audio in 13.04

I have just upgraded from 12.10 to 13.04 and now everything works perfectly, except the fact that I have no audio via HDMI. I am using a Samsung tv-monitor connected via HDMI to my video card Asus ...
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USB Headset not working propperly

I am using a USB Headset on ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that when I go to sound settings and test sound, if I click on front left I don't hear anything. But when I click on front right I hear front ...
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wi-fi and bluetooth not working simultaneously

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. I had this configuration working for three years with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. I went for a fresh installation (not distro upgrade), the only thing I kept ...
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Command line audio players

What are popular audio players for the command line? How to play a single sound file? Are there command line players that also index the music library like Banshee, Exaile, etc.?
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No sound on my inspiron 14 3000 series

This is my alsa info script output http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=8fa1ca353d9e49e9c2b5bbcc6f0bb2f2251c0c2c After update my laptop suddenly lose it's sound. I've been tinkering with whatever ...
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No audio in DELL XPS 13 (Ubuntu 15.04)

Today I installed Ubuntu 15.04 (desktop edition, 64 bit) on a DELL XPS 13 (model 9343) notebook. Prior to installation, I upgraded the computer bios to A03. The kernel I am running is 3.19.0-15. I ...
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How to make volume levels universal

I have noticed that my volume level is device-specific. For instance, I have 100% volume before plugging-in my headphones. After plugging my headphones in, if I change the volume down to 40%, the ...
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Python script stopped working: Cannot autolaunch D-Bus without X11 $DISPLAY jack server is not running or cannot be started

I have a Python script on a Raspberry Pi that streams radio. It was working great for a long time, but today not so much. Here is a reproducible example that produces the error message: import pygst ...
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PCI Soundcard to function

I've installed a PCI Soundcard, and it seems like Ubuntu is recognizing it, I'm able to see it in alsamixer but when I go into the Ubuntu sound settings I can't get any sound. I've tried a few ...
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After installing updates, sound only plays in headphones and not speakers!

My laptop is Dell, Ubuntu 12.04. Everything was fine till I installed the recommended updates in updates manager. Then Laptop speakers disappeared from sound outputs in system settings >> sound and ...
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Audio Issues with Adobe Flash Player in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

After updating the adobe flash player the audio control automatically turns mute while playing an audio/video file. Before this updation there had been no issues, everything worked fine. Request for ...
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Windows vs Ubuntu - Audio Quality

Someone help with this one... My notebook have a dual-boot... Win7 and Ubuntu... i've this doubt unexplained until this week (I pray): Why the "Window's audio" is so much better than "ubuntu", ...
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FFserver-FFmpeg Missing Audio stream which is needed

I have been playing around with ffserver, and ffmpeg to set a real time stream with my webcam. I once (actually 4-5 times) got it to work but now every time I try to launch the server I got this ...
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How to play audio embedded in pdf?

I have already checked this thread but today, neither realplayer nor acroread are available for linux. I do not want to use old deprecated applications that could introduce security holes as well. I ...
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No sound at all in Ubuntu 14.04

Attempting to better word a prior question. The basics are as follows: Fresh build of 14.04 on newly built custom PC Gigabyte GA-F2A88X mother board with on board audio Asus Xonar DGX Audio Card ...
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Audio problem with line out and Rear

Recently I built a system with Asus Sabertooth Z97 motherboard. Motherboard has 5 audio ports and two of them are labeled as 1. Line Out 2. Rear. Problem is that when I login to windows audio output ...
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Satellite card not recognized

Warning: Very bad english, trying to translate from french I recently heard about SDR and I have an old computer that has a PCI satellite card equipped with a Conexant Fusion 878A (Bt878x) chip, so I ...
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Headphones detected but not switched to automatically on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have asus chromebox which I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on. When I connect headphones, I can see them in the volume control application, but they are not switched to automatically, when I select the ...
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No HDMI Audio on Ubuntu 15.04 and NVIDIA Quadro 2000

I took me a long time to discover the sudo nvidia-xconfig to get the NVIDIA drivers working. I was assuming that was the cause of getting no HDMI audio, unfortunately it was not. The the output is ...
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Audio stops working after I pug in my fiio DAC

On my fresh install of Ubuntu when I plug in my Fiio x3 II to use as DAC all audio devices disappear from the sound settings menu. Ubuntu also hangs on shutdown waiting on soundcard job. after ...
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How can I disable the “popping” sound when adjusting the volume?

Whenever I adjust the volume there's a popping sound to indicate when the volume is changing. I find it really annoying. Is there any way to change/disable this behaviour?
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How to Create A Virtual Sound Card In Ubuntu Vps?

i have 12.04 32bit and i do not have card sound i searched in everything and everywhere but i did not find anything. i tired to install pulse audio control and gnome alsa mixer but both did not worke. ...
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Is there a Linux alternative to VoiceShaper?

I would like to use VoiceShaper but unfortunately in my VirtualBox virtual machine running Windows 7, it does not work. Also, in WINE it does not recognize any input or output devices. So, do you ...
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bluetooth headset connects but not showing in sound settings

I was able to listen with my BT headset, but suddenly, one day, it disappeared from sound settings forever! I've even re-paired my headset (and its connected already) but it doesn't have any options ...
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Noise on headphones on HP Zbook 15 G2 with Ubuntu 14.04.2 or 14.10

After first install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on brand-new HP Zbook 15 G2 I wanted to listen to music. Sound works. However, there is a constant, quite strong very annoying noise. This noise appears ...
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How to reset sound and bluetooth settings on Ubuntu 14

When I was using Ubuntu 12.04, sound with a Bluetooth headset worked perfectly. After turning on the headset, it would autoconnect and the sound manager would automatically switch to it in ...
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Sound problem in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 from a bootable pen-drive. When I start my machine, I get no sound on my headphone. To get around, I go to the terminal and type alsamixer and unmute the headphone from ...
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Red light from headphone jack Macbook Pro running Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting a red light from the audio jack on a 2012 Macbook Pro. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04. Sound works fine, headphones or speakers, but whenever the sound is on the light comes on. It usually turns ...
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14.04 Choppy Audio

I've been following this guide without any luck. I'm on step 3, and this was its output. Can someone help me? Thanks in advance.
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Converting from mp4 to Xvid avi using avconv?

I normally use avidemux to convert mp4s to Xvid AVI for my Philips Streamium SLM5500. Normally I select MPEG-4 ASP (Xvid) at Two Pass with an average bitrate f 1500kb/s for video and AC3 (lav) audio ...
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Cutting of audio files

I was looking for software which is able to cut audio files into smaller pieces, for example I set seconds and miliseconds for beginning and end of cutting, and then I can save cut content as new ...
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Audio related: can't make any connections via JACK, also tried with Cadence

I'm just beginning to check audio features in my system and I want to use some music related programs (yoshimi, space theremin, Din is Noise) but I can't get any sound out of my speakers. Listening ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Headphone not detected

I have exactly the same problem : No headphones audio in Alienware 15 laptop I also have an Alienware 15. Everything works great with Ubuntu 15.04 ... Except wifi and headphone ... There is no sound ...
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No headphones audio in Alienware 15 laptop

I recently purchased an Alienware 15 laptop and I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.10 with Windows 8.1. This is my first Ubuntu installation and am very new to it and linux in general. Unfortunately, the one ...
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Alsa problems with python2.7- Unable to open slave

I am using python's module pyaudio to process sound but ALSA returns: ALSA lib pcm_dsnoop.c:618:(snd_pcm_dsnoop_open) unable to open slave ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1022:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open ...
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Headphones not working after update Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have tried all the forum threads here concerning this problem, none of the provided solutions worked (some even made the problem worse). I have an Asus x551m Laptop with SonicMaster audio. Ubuntu ...
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Thinkpad W520 DisplayPort/HDMI sound

On my Thinkpad w520 with Nvidia Optimus (using Nvidia properietary drivers) I connected an external monitor via DisplayPort, using a Displayport -> HDMI adapter cable. The monitor has integrated ...