A.K.A. audio card, the sound card is an expansion card that provides extra audio capabilities to a computer. Once a separate component needed by older computers, newer machines tend to have these sound capabilities built into the motherboard.

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Microphone not working

Microphone stopped working. Sound configuration input volume is set to 100% and input level bars graph reach about 50% even with no microphone device connected on the jack. The same happens with both ...
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Whenever I plug my headphones, I hear static noises

whenever I plug in the earphones (headphones) in my laptop it starts a static sound, which so annoying. sometimes, for this sound, original media sound can't be heard! note that my laptop's ...
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Woofer in laptop not working

After installing 14.04 I can't get the woofer in my speakers to work.I have a Samsung laptop it has JBL speakers
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No sound from speakers on Ubuntu 14.04

I've this problem...Once, when I restart a PC the sound goes mute and I don't know how to fix it :( There's my sound card (from list of lspci): Audio device: Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family High ...
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No sound ubuntu minimal

I have no sound in Ubuntu 13.10. Xfce window manager After re-installing ubuntu minimal twice, I still have the same problem: Sound works fine at first but after I reboot to Windows and back to ...
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Sound Blaster Live! CT4850 doesn't work, driver installation?

Well, my Sound Blaster Live! card doesn't work in Ubuntu, even though it's recognized under the sound settings. I tested each of the options, (It's just selections between Digital and Analog W or W/O ...
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Borked my system settings trying to resolve soundcard issue - trusty

I updated my desktop to Trusty Tahr, and have had issues trying to get the soundcard to work. It's a: Realtek ALC880 Intel corp 8280IFB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio controller ...
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Sound coming out of headphones and speakers!

I'm new at Ask Ubuntu, but not at Ubuntu itself! So, I have a Dell Latitude D520 with Ubuntu 12.04.4 on it. When I plug in my headphones, sound comes out from the headphones and the speakers!I tried ...
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Tascam US-122L USB Audio Interface + jackd

I'm trying to get a Tascam US-122L USB 2.0 Audio/MIDI Interface working with jackd. The correct kernel modules seem to load when I plug the device in: $ lsmod | grep us122l snd_usb_us122l ...
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Crashing sound, very strange!

The sound usually worked on windows, now I to with ubuntu (alias liked that much) and the sound works only 50% of the normal volume, more than that the sound is giving lag ...... researching learned ...
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M-Audio Delta 66

greetings I have successfully installed my M-Audio Delta 66 on Ubuntu 12.04 and have been using the ALSA Mudita24 to monitor signals. One functionality though that seems to be missing is the MONITOR ...
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Sound not working, ALSAMIXER not working

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and when i booted it the sound was working. But it wasn't working the way it does on Windows 7, like in it there is a feature for me to use Dolby Technology to create really nice ...
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Bad sound quality [closed]

My sound quality is very bad in Ubuntu 14.04. How can i solved it? My laptop model is Dell Vostro 5560.
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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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Can pulseaudio be used with port audio?

My question may not make sense and I will try to articulate it better. I want to use this command with port audio: gst-launch pulsesrc ! pulsesink. I use a program called fldigi and it is a ...
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Laptop's speakers emit an annoying sound when battery is not charging

How I can disable the power saving off the speakers? The speakers emit an annoying sound every 10 seconds and have read that it is due to turn on and off the speakers of the laptop to save power.
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Sound is not working in ubuntu 14.04 via headphones

I tried everything that I could to get it back, since I am very new to linux I couldn't help myself. When I am trying to connect external microphone it seems that system detects it but connecting ...
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Which sound cards below are supported on Ubuntu 13.10?

I'm currently evaluating the following listed sound cards as possible replacement/addition for my onboard hda sound(card). Creative Sound Blaster VX Creative sound Blaster Audigy 7.1 Creative ...
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Constant hum when using gstreamer-tools

I recently was researching how to connect my computer to an amateur radio and hear the radio through the computer. On this site I found an answer. Someone suggested to download gstreamer-tools. For ...
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Changing system from stereo to mono

I am trying to configure xdemorse, a morse code decoding software. One of the things I need to do to configure is change my sound settings from stereo to mono. I think I found the answer, I just don't ...
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How to configure xdemorse

xdemorse is a morse code decoding software. But I don't know how to configure it. I keep getting this error message: In the terminal I get a message, too-"No such file or directory" Does anyone know ...
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Change the main sound output

Usually I use my headphone to listen a music (using the front port one). Sometimes, I plugged out the headphone jack, if I want to listen by speaker (using the back port). Now my question is, can I ...
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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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How can I play sound through a CM6501 onboard card?

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I have an AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 4800+ × 2 with a CM6501 onboard card. The problem is Ubuntu recognizes the card for input but not for output ...
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Is iLuv USB Audio Adapter supported in Linux?

Is iLuv USB Audio Adapter supported in Linux? It's a portable USB audio card that takes no more space and costs hardly more than an adapter.
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Searching for supported soundcard?

I am searching for a supported (possibly fully supported) internal soundcard for my motherboard ASUS B85M-E and ubuntu 14.04. I really need it to be able to connect a mixer and record music, any ...
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Sound settings not work on 14.04 but I have sound

Fresh 14.04 install. Everything was fine in 13.10. lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 02) Subsystem: Gigabyte ...
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Clicking on the sound settings text under the sound indicator takes me to the ALL SETTINGS panel

I just upgraded to 14.04 and my sound has been missing since then. I tried checking the sound settings by clicking on the sound settings icon and "Sound settings.." text below it but instead of taking ...
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Which drivers can i use for external USB 7.1 soundcard?

After Googling for a while for drivers for my Sweex SC016 sound card, I couldn't find any suitable driver, or how to use this sound card in Ubuntu. Maybe you guys can help me? I'm using Lubuntu ...
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Hear the audio of bluetooth and logitech mic from the USB soundcard

I have Syba USB audio souncard (That contain two pins one for mic and one for speaker). I have load the module-loopback using the following command: pactl load-module module-loopback ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound Not Working

Just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04, and the sound does not work. Opening the sound manager, shows the device is disabled. Any fix? UPDATE For some strange reason, the sound is back.
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How to play audio from different applications on different output devices?

How can I play music on my speakers while I use my headset for video chat applications like Skype? Shouldn't this be possible via this PulseAudio sound server that Ubuntu uses?
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No sound in Ubuntu 13.10, tried everything

I've read through a bunch of differen't suggestions. I've restarted/rebuilt alsa as well as pulse audio. I've ran speakertest. I've installed ubuntu restricted extras. Here's what's happening... ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - MSI H87M-P33 Mainboard Sound Problem

Since using Ubuntu instead of Windows all works fine... except the Sound. Sometimes, in games Animations and so on are fluent but the sound laggs or when I try to record System Audio with Audacity... ...
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Ubuntu hdmi sound not working

I recently installed ubuntu 13.10, and have been having a lot of problems with sound. I am using my ati 4670 to display picture (which works great) and sound (which doesn't work at all) through hdmi. ...
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Will my software and soundcards work in Ubuntu?

If I change to Linux Ubuntu will my old SoundBlaster soundcard and some of my software that I used with windows XP still work?
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Everytime I start Ubuntu or change sound settings my volume is put to 100%

Problem Every time I've logged into my Ubuntu desktop the volume is set to 100%. Except it doesn't state it's at %100 in the icon, and when I do change the volume it suddenly remembers the setting ...
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Probably not possible but want to be able to autimatically switch to headphones when plugged into my DAC

I have an external sound card(DAC) that I use for my sound output. It works great in Ubuntu 12.04, the only issue I've found is Ubuntu doesn't register me plugging in headphones into the jack on the ...
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Buzzing from my speakers when idle Lenovo Y410P

I have a buzzing constantly from my speakers when no sound is being played. If I open sound settings, the speakers POP and then they are silent. (I don't even have to mess with any of the settings.) ...
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Headphone noise when no sound is played

I have an Asus K50IJ laptop with ubuntu 12.04 on it, and with the following hardware: after typing: sudo aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ...
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Sound card is not working on Ubuntu kernel version 3.11.0-12

From the /var/log/syslog file, the kernel stack trace. Mar 8 13:03:20 rjk-Inspiron-1525 kernel: [ 1931.384971] ------------[ cut here ]------------ Mar 8 13:03:20 rjk-Inspiron-1525 kernel: [ ...
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Sound won't work with Soundblaster Audigy Fx PCIe card

To start, I am a complete linux noob trying out Ubuntu to see if I can use it as my primary OS. Perfectly willing to put work into getting it setup, but I'm running into an issue that I can't find a ...
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USB Soundcard Fast Track C400

I have been trying to make my M-audio/Avid Fast track C400 external soundcard work on my machine. I get sound from its outs but the sound is very low and if i raise the "PCM" in alsamixer (which ...
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Sound issues- tuxguitar not working

Current setup: PPC G5, Ubuntu studio 12.04, Focusrite sapphire soundcard through USB. Working fine through qjackCtl: Audacious midi, Audiocity (recording and playback), Ardour No sound: Rosegarden, ...
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Make pulseaudio ignore USB sound card

I am running Jack to driver an external USB card (Focusrie Scarlett 18i8). When I plug the card in, pulse sometimes takes over the card and jack cannot be started (it needs exclusive access to the ...
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x-fi platinum front panel and center speaker problem

Is there any way to make the front panel work on Ubuntu 13.10 or 12.04? (the remote control and the midi input) Is there any way to enable center speaker (7.1 speakers) without QasMixer app (only ...
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Cant hear anysound on ubuntu 13.10, and cant choose soundblaster recond3d as my soundcard

Hey I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.10, and one of the first things that I noticed is that I could only hear the sound either directly from my laptop, or out of my HD monitor. This caught my ...
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No sound (no sound card detected)

I'm installing an old laptop for a mentally challenged person who only uses it to listen to music and surf online. A Packard Bell easynote S5. I've installed Lubuntu 13.10 and everything works ...
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when trying live ubuntu not getting audio

When trying live Ubuntu or Ubuntu based distro's am not able to get any audio. Using asus f2 mothetrboard, cpu 5800k dual graphics mode.
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Sound stopped working 12.04 problem/sympton? can't adjust speaker volume in alsamixer

I've been pouring through pages and pages of info for 2 days now and can't find what the problem is. Mostly because I have zero knowledge about computers (sorry guys). STORY: My sound stopped ...