Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers/headset to the transfer of audio signals via audio port, bluetooth and HDMI.

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No sound on any of the Ubuntu versions

I have a fairly old gateway with Intel 64 bit, I've run Ubuntu for quite some time along with windows XP, my sound card on windows works just fine however now that XP is not supported I decided to go ...
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Headphones not working in 16.04

I have spent some time searching around the various threads relating to headphone issues in Ubuntu and none of the answers seem to resolve my issue, so I will post it here. This problem started a ...
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Create video file with multiple audio tracks?

I have an animated movie in three different languages. The picture is exactly the same for each langauge, only the audio is different. I want to merge all these files into one, so that I have a ...
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Can't install the X-Fi driver from the Creative site

Because I can't adjust the bass/treble levels through alsamixer I tried installing the drivers for my X-Fi Titanium Pro card from the creative website. The Readme file tells me to just execute make ...
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No sound from bluetooth headset, but its detected

I have an bluetooth headset connected to my computer, the buttons play/pause/volume are working fine, but i have no sound in the headset, but in the speaker of the computer. In fact i played with the ...
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Videos Play with twice the normal speed, no sound

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Lenovo Ideapad 500 laptop, and I have the problem that all my multimedia files(youtube,vlc, rhythmbox) are playing at twice the normal speed, with no sound. What ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 all HDMI options show “unplugged”

I tried the answer shown in Ubuntu thinks HDMI audio is unplugged, but all the options show as "unplugged." How can I get an option that's not "unplugged"? The video works fine, but not the audio.
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Xubuntu 16.04 Intermitent Sound

Every few seconds, sound stops for a second or so. In sound manager, all inputs/outputs disappear, being replaced with the message: "Establishing connection to PulseAudio. Please wait." syslog has ...
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No hdmi audio after suspend

My problem is that when I wake up the computer after suspend I don't have audio with HDMI. Well, there is "audio" but it's like playing a song and hearing 1 second every 10 minutes and very distorted. ...
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Unable to get audio through HDMI connection to TV with Ubuntu 14.04

I'm having trouble getting audio through my TV which is connected via HDMI. The item is available (HDMI / DisplayPort 2) via sound settings, but it doesn't play any sound. I'm able to get the volume ...
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Bluetooth speaker no sound in Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading to Kubuntu 16.04 my JBL Flip 2 bluetooth speaker no longer works. It connects just fine, and the sound is set to use A2DP sink with the speaker, but I get no sound. I found some ...
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HP 450 G3: Sound issue (15.10 worked fine / upgrade on 16.04 no sound)

I have a new HP 450 G3 I installed Ubuntu 15.10; No sound. Then I changed intel.conf: sound worked fine until 3 days ago. New files were recommended by Ubuntu: I agreed, files were installed, since ...
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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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Headphone permanent background noise on Dell M4800

When using headphones in a Dell M4800 laptop with Ubuntu 14.04, I hear constant background white noise as soon as the audio system turns on. The noise disappears only when all sound is muted.
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no sound after suspend/resume

I have no audio on lubuntu 12.04 after resuming from suspend. I tried sudo alsa force-reload to no avail. Sound works after reboot. Please help.
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forwading and backwarding the audio file by 10 seconds

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Creative Sound Blaster Z not working under Ubuntu 14.10

I have a Creative Sound Blaster Z and am running Ubuntu 14.10. I have been searching for quite a while about the problem with the Creative Sound Blaster Z not working under the 64-bit Linux Kernel. ...
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Is there a program for computer audio playback transcription?

Is there a program for computer audio playback voice to text transcription?
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Sound speakers problem in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work. How to add speakers option in sound setting. Can anyone help me? I tried to solve this problem more than 3 months. ...
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How can I get my built-in microphone to work on a Lenovo G770?

I am dual booting Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo G770. The internal mic works fine in Windows 7. The mic is recognized and unmuted, but it just isn't detecting any sound. I tried messing around with ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no sound at laptop speakers but working on headset

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspiron. I could not hear sound in my laptop. But i can hear sound via headset and external speakers. In sound setting there is no speakers option. In my laptop ...
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Sound card driver issues?

I decided to run Ubuntu alongside Windows 10 on an Acer Aspire One Cloudbook 11. Ubuntu installed and loaded normally, and I decided to listen to music. I noticed there was no sound. I tried testing ...
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Installed Lubuntu 16.04 version no audio now

I apologize if I am to vague in my question/statement. I just installed LUbuntu 16.04 onto my laptop, which is a HP Pavilion G6 series, AMD Processor, and it does have an HDMI port. I can't seem to ...
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After 14.04 update video/totem won't play midi

Prior to the upgrade, I could be on wikipedia and play the 'play' links fine where totem would open a window and have screen graphics go on. Now, after researching, installing VLC and it's extensions, ...
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Custom keyboard shortcut not working

I want a keyboard shortcut to mute my system microphones unless I'm on a conference call or something and WANT it to be on. It wouldn't be ideal - I wish it were system wide with an indicator with a ...
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How to force audio from speakers and headphone

Im looking to install ubuntu on my laptop, problem is that I damaged the headphone socket and it thinks there is always headphones plugged in. I know in windows I can force audio to play from both the ...
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Pulseaudio drops HDMI output at screen power save

I recently upgraded my media center computer from Ubuntu 15.04 to 16.04 (in-place upgrade, via 15.10). One new problem has been introduced: I use the HDMI output for audio. When the screen goes to ...
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Choppy and Distorted Audio

I have exactly the same problem as explained in this question, however the question is very old and the provided answers doesn't work so I decided to ask the question again: Sound from audio,video ...
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Disable On Board Speaker and allo audio only through aux port

I am trying to create a custom command that will allow me to disable my device's on-board speaker. However I would then like the ability to only produce sound from the headphones AUX port. Is this ...
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HDA Intel PCH with Realtek ALC1150 no working sound

I recently installed latest Ubuntu ver. 16. Everything is working fine except the sound through the headphones. I tried checking a youtube video to test sound and nothing. I checked around and saw ...
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sound problem - output

i"m using ipc2 i3 - spec : http://www.fit-pc.com/web/products/specifications/?model%5B%5D=IPC2-C4010-WACB-FMUSB3 im not able to to hear anything but background noise - and even, only while playing ...
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No Sound via HDMI on Kubuntu 16.04

yesterday I set up my PC with Kubuntu 16.04 and all went fine except that there is no sound via HDMI. So I asked Google what to do, but I didn't find a solution for the problem. That's the current ...
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Sound settings doesn't save, neither after reboot or after screen lock

I have been googling a bit, but can't seem to find an answer.. First of, in new to Ubuntu(linux). I use an LG TV as a screen, since my laptop screen is Broken. I have deactivated the other screen. ...
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How to get USB-Audio with Boss-RC300 working on Ubuntu/Linux?

I have a BOSS RC-300 and i want to use it as a USB-Soundcard with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I got audio working by changing sound/usb quirks-table.h and recompiling the Kernel with 12.04 as descibed in ...
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No Rear Motherboard Audio Ubuntu 15.10

No sound comes out of the back audio ports on my computer's motherboard. I have a dual-boot set up, and these ports work fine in Windows, but they go silent when I start up Ubuntu. In Ubuntu, only the ...
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No sound on speaker but headphone is fine

I'm using headphone the whole time and when I plug it out this morning I found that my speaker are not working anymore. When I boot to Windows 10 it still the same: speaker won't work but headphone ...
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Questions about compiz, sound control and mkv movies

I'm totally fresh with Ubuntu. I've got the newest (16.04) release, my laptop is Lenovo Y50-70. My issues: How do I get rid of compiz? Sounds, like music or sounds from movies are... like really ...
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Can't switch headphones and speakers [duplicate]

I have dual booted ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10. The pavucontrol can't get started. Error on pavucontrol: If I plug out the headphones in middle of some video I don't get any sound from the ...
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Removing libjack0 removed a lot of packages

I am new to Linux and I'm using Ubuntu Studio 16.04. I just installed the libjack0 package and a message warned me that all of these packages would be removed: The following packages will be ...
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Noise sound on HP envy 15

Hi guys I have a Hp envy 15 with Bang & Olufsen sound I install the last ubuntu but I have a constant noise sound in my right speaker on Ubuntu, on windows no problem... I hope I will be specific ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Bluetooth issues-Headset will connect but stops all playback of audio

I am using a set of Plantronics BBGO2's. They worked on 14.04 but they arent working on 16.04. I go into the bluetooth menu and find my headset, click to sync up but disconnects as soon as i exit the ...
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No audio over HDMI on Intel Broadwell-U Integrated Graphics

My Ubuntu 16.04 connected to Philips TV over HDMI - no audio even when forced to switch to HDMI in "All settings - Sound". System info: CPU: Dual core Intel Core i7-5500U (-HT-MCP-) cache: ...
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Swap partition is not mounted by default at boot in ubuntu 16.04 after resizing partitions

I resized my ubuntu partition using gparted from a live cd. I first turned off swap, then deleted it. Then I resized the partition and created a new swap and turned swap on and rebooted. After that, ...
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Not getting sound from headphones

I don't get sound from headphones. It looks like I can change to HDMI though. Can you help me?
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Audio Output being piped through audio input in Skype

As stated in the title, my audio output seems to be piped into my audio input, and I'd like to change this. (For example, if I am talking to someone on Skype, not only is what they say being piped ...
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Extremely poor sound quality after upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04

This is a bit of an odd problem, but after upgrading to Xenial, something went wrong with my sound quality, which was working beautifully under 15.10. After the upgrade, there is a strong distortion ...
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Installation of 14.04

I currently have the version 13 something. I haven't been un Ubuntu for awhile as I work with SketchUp. And also because I cannot get any sound of my Creative Sound Blaster ZXR. Currently there are ...
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Webex : The Audio Device is Unaccessible Now

This question was asked already Here! but this question was asked for Ubuntu 11.04. and Currently i am running Ubuntu 14.04. So i can solve this audio issue ?
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Pulseaudio bluetooth fallback device

I have a Intel NUC with an HDMI Audio out and PCM (headphones) audio out and I have a bluetooth speaker that is working fine with pulseaudio. And I have connected it to a display with a HDMI cable. ...
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After updating to 16.04, bluetooth audio A2DP mode stopped working

I have a nice bluetooth audio receiver connect to my HiFi stereo, and I used to be able to connect it in 14.04 as a A2DP sink with nice quality. After upgrading to 16.04, the device connects only as ...