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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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No Audio after HDMI connection. No hardware in speaker settings

So I've been through numerous webpages and tried various things to no avail. My sound was working fine before I connected to HDMI TV. My screen went black and I had to restart the machine... No ...
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Very choppy sound Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 13.04 64-bit on Intel® Core™ i5-2500K CPU @ 3.30GHz × 4 PC. When I go to system settings and click on sound, the screen keeps flashing between Analog Output and Headphones in the ...
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Connect Controller DMC2 and MAYA44 USB with Mixx and Virtual DJ

The controller DMC2 and the sound card MAYA44 USB works well with Windows. Can anyone help me to connect them with Mixx on Ubuntu Studio 12.04? And also with Virtual DJ on an Ubuntu platform? Thank ...
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Trouble with audio card

I have a ASUS xonar dg pci audio card. I am dual booting windows 7 and Ubuntu 12.04. my card works for windows but I can't figure out how to get it to work in Ubuntu, can someone help? Do I need ...
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Another kind of problem… No sound on 12.04

Well i think the problem is in my PC(Processor Pentium 4(3.12GHZ)well... mi first Soundcard(sigmatel) was spoiled by an electrical problem and when i try the another sound card(Envy) this one only ...
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No headphones FP audio on Audiotrak Prodigy 7.1e X-Fi

The above PCI-E soundcard has a dedicated DAC for headphones. It is being recognized by Ubuntu 13.10 as "Headphones SB1040", when I connect a 3.5mm jack to the front audio, yet I am unable to play a ...
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Sound card not working in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

My system has ymf 744b sound card. I am looking for compatible drivers. sound is not working ubuntu 12.0. Looking for any help please.
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Built in mic distortion with ubuntu 13.10

I Have a serous problem considering my Built in mic in my Lenovo laptop ideapad S400, i get distortion sound every time i use my mic either was for hangout, skype or recording my screen, its like my ...
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My M-audio fast track c400 sound card only has 4.0 or 5.0 output, I need headphone 2.0 output

There is no choice of 2.0 output in the sound setting. In alsamixer, there is no headphone mode. But PCM1-out1,pcm1-out2....to pcm5-out5... Actually all the jacks of my sound card have sound. How ...
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USB Soundcard resets when no sound is played

my USB sound interface (M-Audio Fast Track Ultra 8R) works fine but when I stop playing sound it seems to "shut down" after about 5 seconds (green lights pop up which happens on windows only if you ...
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13.10 does not play any sound [duplicate]

I just recently installed 13.10 from a CD and got everything to boot up very nicely. Except now there is no audio. Whenever I go into Sound Settings it just says "Dummy Output" under devices and I ...
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No sound 12.04 (Dummy output)

Its been weeks with no sound. I feel like Ive tried everything but somethings just dont seem right. I am a new user and so far i love Ubuntu but this sound issue is making me unsure. Im NOT muted. Ive ...
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how can i let the audio play trough multiple output channels in 13.10

i tried How can I change the default audio device from command line? and Play sound through two or more outputs/devices none of these work i have a hdmi and a onboard sound card i want them to ...
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arecord generating blank files

I am trying to record something using the utility arecord but I am unable to do so. The command generates an audio file but when I play it, it is blank. The operating system Information: Linux ...
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Sound drivers for Gateway E4300 for ubuntu 12.04

I have no sound driver for my system (Gateway E4300) on operating system Ubuntu 12.04 Desktop. What should I do?
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How can I make this PCI work?

00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01) My sound is dead, under Ubuntu 13.04, on Dell E1705 laptop. Worked the first time I installed ...
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Sound problems Ubuntu 13.04 how to enable pci

I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my dell E1705 laptop, the first time I installed it everything worked but the native wireless. I eventually got that going, then installed Google Earth and it ...
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merge video stream and two Stereo audio streams in 5.1 with a terminal command

What i want as result: a video with the english stream on the front lineout of my soundcard and a german audio stream on the rear lineout of my soundcard. so far i extracted the streams with: ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 sound dummy output

I am using ubuntu 12.10 on ASUS k55V. PAVC shows only the dummy output in the output column, whereas my speakers and headphones work completely fine on windows, booted on the same laptop. Here is the ...
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Soundcard listed but not available for sound

My soundcard dissapears randomly. What could be the reason? What is needed for soundcard to be recognized in alsa? My soundcard is not listed in /proc/asound/cards. Custom lines in ...
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External iCon Cube 4 Nano USB Audio Card

I've installed ubuntu 13.04 x64 recently on my desktop I have an external USB audio card named iCon Cube4 Nano. Im trying to Ubuntu recognize the hardware with no exit. The alsamixer sees only the ...
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SB X Fi USB surround sound static issues

Simple run-down: I have a laptop with a Sound Blaster X Fi surround pro USB. I'm running Ubuntu 13.04. Pulseaudio recognizes the card, lets me use the card, but anything other than stereo output ...
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Sound Blaster Live CT4830 won't work

I have connected this card and disabled to sound on the motherboard, but all i get out of the sound blaster is a high pitched noise on green and a static sound on black. Any ideas? I a running Lubuntu ...
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External sound card stops functioning after suspend

After reading: Re: Cannot suspend or hibernate Asus desktop ubuntu 12.04 I got the suspend working on a desktop. The only problem is that the external sound card that I have (Audiophile 2496) stops ...
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Sounds doesn't work

Sound does not work on my computer, neither did it on the other version of Ubuntu. I suspect it is a problem of the sound card, although it worked when using Windows. Anything I can do? Download ...
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Sound card problem after upgrading to 13.04

I upgraded Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 and the sound card isn't working anymore any help ?
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ALSA fails to recognize on-board audio card

In Mythbuntu 12.04.2, ALSA (1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu1.1) fails to recognize the A88GMV on-board AMD 880 HD Audio (card). This system is fully updated. The system also contains a NVIDIA graphics card ...
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Ubuntu Studio, no sound on any device

It's been two days I have tried to make this work. I have 3 sound output : regular audio jack from my soundcard, USB MOTU soundcard, USB Logitech speakers. The latter two seem not to be detected at ...
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No Sound Using Ubuntu 12.10 on Toshiba Satellite P100

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10, and I'm not getting any sound from my Toshiba Satellite P100's internal speakers. I have an Intel NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller, and it's recognized by the ...
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I can't get my soundcard running with Ubuntu Studio

I have a Dell XPS 8500 and I'm running an Ubuntu Studio virtually. The installation went well except for my soundcard. I can't get my soundcard installed in Ubuntu Studio. So making music or listening ...
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No sound in Ubuntu 12.10 [Or any distro], mb soundcard

Integrated motherboard sound card. One day sound stopped working. No boot sound, no nothing. Laptop's microphone works. Installed 4 different distributions, including Debian, yet no boot sound - ...
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Can't load sound card

I have installed Ubuntu 12 and i cant see any volume control; no audio player can detect any sound card and nothing shown on the System Settings -> Sound -> Output tab. However, I can see my hardware ...
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Forked-daapd with alternative soundcard

I am trying to configure forked-daapd on my computer, and everything goes well except that in configuration file I can not set a new value for the line corresponding to soundcard. This is the default ...
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Speakers still on when headphones are present (RealTek ALC 262)

I have a Fujitsu Siemens Laptop Lifebook E8110 with a Realtek ALC 262 soundcard on it. It worked fined with Ubuntu 10.04, but since I upgraded to the 12.04 version, there is a red light in the audio ...
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No Soundcards found. Alsa disappeared?

My sound has disappeared on my Ubuntu Lucid machine. It was there yesterday. I think we took a power cycle overnight and so my pc had rebooted this morning. After compiling PJSUA (the pjsip ...
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Recording guitar with rakarrack and audacity

I'm trying to record my guitar with audacity and using rakarrack for effects. I have an Lexicon Alpha plugged in with USB and my guitar plugged into the Lexicon Alpha. I am able to record my guitar ...