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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Sound stopped working on Ubuntu 16.x

I m using Linux Ubuntu 16.x version. Sound stopped working recently. I assume this is a software problem. Can some one suggest me how to overcome this?
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Skype shows “Virtual device” for Microphone, speakers and ringing

I have Ubuntu 14.04.1 and Skype 4.03.0.37. my audio devices are working fine but when I make Skype calls I can't hear the other person neither they can hear me. when I checked Skype audio settings ...
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Lenovo Y50 Subwoofer does no work with Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS

I could not get my Subwoofer on Lenovo Y50 to work. Googled around and did not find any solutions. Let me know if anybody has any clue. Thanks!
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16.04 no HDMI audio out option

I have read every other thread on this and I can't find a fix. I have an Asus Zenbook UX51V - built in Nvidia 650m graphics (where the HDMI comes from). I have selected the Nvidia drivers in the "...
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How to Configure ALSA in Ubuntu 16.04 for Macbook and Matlab?

Situation: unable to configure ALSA in Ubuntu 16.04 for Matlab 2016a System characteristics /proc/asound/cards 0 [HDMI ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel HDMI HDA Intel HDMI at ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 sound choppy/looping

Since I moved I have this thing...Sound is choppy on youtube in linux games and wine games!What's the problem?Can you help me? Oh and i think it might be because of alsa/pulseaudio or cpu...I don't ...
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No sound from internal speakers after using HDMI output

I still have the issue with Ubuntu 14.04 as I had on Mint 17.3: My laptop is connected to the TV via HDMI. Everything works fine. If I shut down the computer and plug off the HDMI no sound is coming ...
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16.04 Headphones detected, but not switched on automatically after startup

I have this issue since 15.10, but it started to really grind my gears after making an upgrade to 16.04. Let's say that I have headphones plugged in. I reboot\relog on\boot to ubuntu, and play the ...
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How to convert video along with audio in h264 ffmpeg?

ffmpeg ffmpeg version 3.1.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 4.8.5 (GCC) 20150623 (Red Hat 4.8.5-4) configuration: --enable-libmfx --enable-nonfree libavutil 55....
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Where are the cinnamon sound effect .ogg files located?

I just installed Cinnamon on Ubuntu. The sound effects aren't working (e.g. 'swoosh' when changing to another workspace, and 'bing' when adjusting volume). I went to the sound effects settings menu, ...
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No sound on laptop speakers on an Acer Aspire 6920

Computer: Acer Aspire 6920 Card: HDA Intel Chip: Realtek ALC889 My problem is that the laptop build-in speakers don't play any sound. When i plug in my headphones the sound works normally, the same ...
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Why is the sound quality low in Linux using a Realtek card?

I wonder why is that and why do I get such a poor sound quality? I have searched the various Free Software communities and even installed the audio codecs from the official website. My sound card is ...
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Sound output device is not automatically switched when pluging/unplugging headphones

I have a monitor with speakers connected to my Intel NUC via HDMI. I also sometimes plug in my headphones with the 3.5mm jack. I want to set it up such that the sound output device is switched to the ...
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Headphones not working on Alienware 17R2

I have an alienware 17 r2 with Ubuntu 15.04 installed. I have most drivers working however I can't seem to get an audio from headphones when I plug them in. The sound always seems to play only with ...
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How to mute, unmute and set all output and input audio devices to full volume from command line in ubuntu?

I have seen many questions throughout online, but I could only set the volumes of input and output audio devices that are selected as default in the sound settings of Ubuntu system. These commands ...
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Can't configure usb audio output to 7.1 on Ubuntu 16.04 [on hold]

I have wireless, 7.1 headphones which are connected by usb. The problem is that I can't select from "Sound" to be a 7.1 output instead of Stereo. Anyone who knows how to do it? Thanks.
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reloop digital jockey 2 controller on ubantu

i am using using ubantu since last 6 month only issue i have is i cant use for DJ there is software available mixxx dj for linux but when i connect my midi device which use asio drivers ,ubantu doesn'...
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Can anyone help with sound [on hold]

Can anyone help me i have an acer chromebook c720 and have downloaded kodi but i have no sound in kodi. I am not good with this technology stuff so can anyone help with a step by step guide to fix my ...
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How do I install ogg-opus codecs on my Meizu Pro5

I would like to play ogg-opus music files on my Meizu Pro5. Not interested in encoding, just playback. I have the terminal app installed, but do not know which files to apt-get install. The ...
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Cannot download build-dep for indicator-sound

I'm trying to do this, but when I execute sudo apt-get build-dep indicator-sound, i get E: You must put some 'source' URIs in your sources.list. I did not get this error in pervious ubuntu versions, ...
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VLC Error Message: 'Audio output failed'

I've recently installed Ubuntu 16.04 and I'm having the following problem: Whenever I open a file with VLC, I cannot hear anything and an error message popups with the following: Audio output failed:...
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Ubuntu 16.04: Sound missing after login

Scratching my head over this one. I've recently upgraded from 14.4 to 16.4. On startup, I hear the normal drums, so sound is working. However, on login (Gnome fallback - Compiz), sound no longer ...
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Realtek driver install make error while building info.o

Running Ubuntu 15.10 on HP Pavillion 17-g121wm I checked which driver windows was using: one was a realtek the other was a amd. In windows the AMD device was disabled so I would try to install the ...
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Video Playback issues (could be hardware acceleration)

I have an issue with video playback in various applications such as Kodi or mpv player. Sound usually is the problem and I think it is down to hardware acceleration. Often when I playback mp4 or mkv ...
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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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Easy Audio Cutter for Ubuntu

Are there any Easy Audio Cutter??? Like this? For Ubuntu? Or is possible use this program with Wine?
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Built-in microphone not working on Acer Aspire

Newbie here, so please excuse anything trivial I may have missed. I have a Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition VN7-592G. I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 on it, and it is working mostly fine. One thing ...
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No Sound with Hydrogen Drum Machine

I have an intel NUC kit running Ubuntu 16.04. I installed Hydrogen but can't get any sound. Other apps like Audacity work fine and I've tested the sound in Sound Settings too. Running Hydrogen from ...
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How can I make skype detect all audio input devices?

My current skype installation on ubuntu 16.04 only detects pulse audio server as input device. How can I remove the same and make it detect all the audio input devices separately?
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16.04 volume control from media keys stopped working

I just installed 16.04 from scrath a week ago, at first the media key on my keyboard worked wonder and allowed me to control the volume. Then i made an update and the control from the keyboard media ...
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Sound via HDMI sometimes pitched too low

Sometimes it happens that sound that I play via HDMI is pitched too low. It sounds a bit like everything would be played back with half the tempo. I tried Youtube videos via Firefox and VLC for ...
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Do I need any extra drivers for the Realtek waves maxx audio on my Dell XPS 17?

I have a Dell XPS 17(3D) laptop. It has JBL speakers and a subwoofer too. It came windows pre-installed but I have Linux now in it. The problem is in windows I had Realtek waves maxx audio in it for ...
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Front audio jack not working

I dual booted ubuntu 16.04 and Windows 7 last week. I am not getting any audio output from the front panel audio jack on my desktop in ubuntu , although I am getting it on windows 7. REAR connected ...
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Device missing in PulseAudio, shows in Alsa

Couple months ago, I got a fancy new Asus Strix SOAR sound card. With my eyes gleaming and ears ready for top of the line audio, I shut down my PC and installed the card. Low and behold, I boot and ...
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Audio:Looping/Choppy Sound

I have a problem on every Linux with audio.I fixed it before but now I can't remember the site...Can you help me please? CPU:Intel Celeron 1000m GPU:HD Grapchis 2500(I am not sure) RAM:4GB 1600Mhz OS:...
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how to enable the drivers for beats audio speakers for hp envy dv6?

I recently shifted to Ubuntu. I am very happy to be a part of ubuntu family,but now I have a problem. My beats audio speakers connected to my laptop are not working. I am using hp ENVY dv6 laptop. So ...
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Headphones doesn't give sound when lid is closed and opened

My laptop stopped giving sound from headphones when lid is closed and opened. After running: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get dist-upgrade sudo apt-get install pavucontrol linux-sound-base alsa-base ...
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How to permanently set the 'Internal Microphone Built-in-audio' as the default Sound Input device

I recently moved to Ubuntu 16.04 from Windows 10 for various reasons. A major hiccup which I faced in the transition was the audio device compatibility which magically disappeared after I tried a few ...
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No Sound on Ubuntu 14.04 Dell 7559 Laptop

I am new to Ubuntu (Linux). Plz give me a hand. My Laptop Dell 7559 is completely not coming any sound. How do I fix this!
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Sound problems Ubuntu 16.04 on dell 5470

I'm a new user on Ubuntu and I have an sound problem when the laptop unplugged.. 1.on startup there some buzzing came from the speakers,with the entering drums.. 2.there is some white noise from the ...
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How To Do Beep in Matlab of Ubuntu 16.04?

Condition: unsuccessful system beep from motherboard Settings: sounds work normally Differential condition: unsuccessful beep from speakers in Matlab Enable beep sound in kernel and gnome by ...
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Hissing sound in headphones

Today I tried Ubuntu on my laptop Asus n550jx 64 bit version. Everything works fine except there is constant static/ hissing in headphones (in laptop speaker too, but its too silent to be heard). It ...
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Sound is not working in Ubuntu 16.04

I am Using ubuntu 16.04 on ASUS X555L. sound was working correctly but instantly it just not working. I have try every possible solution given on internet but still blank . My sound setting does not ...
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Continue to use Line Out audio port when headphones are plugged in (disable front panel jack detection)

When I plug my headphones in, I want to continue using the rear line out audio port for my speakers. Can I?
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Ubuntu 14.04 no sound

I can hear no sound from my laptop. I installed Ubuntu 14.04 2 days ago and at first everything worked fine, but after a reboot the sound stopped. I searched for 3 hours on google and tried everything ...
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Default headphone device when plugging in unknown audio device

My laptop has a single mini-jack that handles both headphones and microphone in one port. Every time I plug in my headphones I get the following asking me what kind of device I've plugged in. I'd ...
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Problems connecting to Bluetooth headset - 14.04 - problem re-occurs

Please read the (PS:) at the end of this new post on this specific problem. I've read carefully This post but still have problems to connect to one of my Bluetooth headset. I have two bluetooth ...
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How can I reinstall pulseaudio? (12.04 64bit)

I accidentally removed pulseaudio from my Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I have tried reinstalling it using sudo apt-get install pulseaudio but my sound card doesn't appear in the list of the devices (in ...
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Audio missing on new Ubuntu 12.04 LTS laptop

New notebook come with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS preinstalled, and audio is missing, no sound. MUTE is off. How many efforts is required to enable such basic functionality on new laptop? I'm have no much ...
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Converting audio files to text files [closed]

How can I convert an all instrumental audio file lostworld.mp3 into a text file?