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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Problems with digital input of ESI Juli@ xte PCI Soundcard

I've got an ESI Juli@ xte PCI Soundcard and want to use it on Ubuntu 12.04 Server. It's going to be a capture device only. It's used in a small free radio station. I want to use two analog inputs to ...
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No sound after update on Ubuntu 12.04

As the title says, my sound has gone missing after an update with update-manager. I have found the solution before, but then had to reinstall Ubuntu. It can't even detect my audio card. Here is a ...
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Subwoofer and surrounds don't work with a VIA2020 sound chipset

I'm new to linux, and Ubuntu 13.04 is the first Linux I try... This OS is awsome, I love it, but for some reason I have a problem with my sound card. I am using Asrock's Extreme3 X58 chipset with ...
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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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Disable HDMI sound out, for decrease power consumption

I have Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop I'm looking for a way to decrease power consumption. This is output of powertop command Power est. Usage Events/s Category Description 1.30 W ...
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How do I output my USB audio input?

I have a record turntable which has an audio output cable so I've connected it to my 12.10 box. Says there's no drivers required and checking pulse audio I can see that there is sound coming in ...
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HT Omega eClaro sound card (C-Media CMI8788) won't load in Ubuntu 12.10

Disclaimer: I also posted this question at LinuxQuestions.org. I have Mint 14 (based on Ubuntu 12.10) installed right now, but this problem exists with stock Ubuntu 12.10 as well. If you insist, I ...
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record soundcard with arecord (not microphone)

I'm trying to records what my soundcard is sending to my speakers (from the command line), so I've read HOWTO: Recording audio from the command line However, when I do: arecord -f cd -t raw | lame ...
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HP Envy 15 3040nr sound issues

I have successfully set up my Envy 15" for Ubuntu 12.04 except for the sound, anyone have any ideas about how to get it working? I had to blacklist snd-usb-audio to my alsa to stop pulseaudio from ...
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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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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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Weird sound problems after upgrading to 13.10 (macbook)

I have been having a very weird problem with my sound lately: 1)My sound is extremely disorted with relativly loud noises, tested with several headphones. 2) After a while, wiered noises start ...
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No Sound after Upgrade from 13.04

after my upgrade to 13.10 i can't use my SPDIF output anymore, and in addition to that I'm facing other problems with sound: My Sound panel is totally gone when opening sound settings i can't choose ...
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Sound plays through earphones but not through speakers

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed. After a couple of minutes after system start I only get sound through external media (headphones, hdmi) but not from the internal speakers. The sound card works fine in ...
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No sound on ubuntu 10.04

I have windows7 and Ubuntu-10.04 in my laptop (lenovo z580 modle). I have proper sound in Windows by not in Ubuntu. There is no sound while Ubuntu boot. I tried this command : sudo aplay -l output : ...
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I have no sound in my computer

The sound card seems disabled. How can I fix it? I reinstalled my system but when I wanted to watch some videos, there was images but no sound. I hope you can help me. Thank you in advance. Phil.
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Asus Sonic Master on Asus N53SV

I have read that there's a problem to get the subwoofer working in these laptops. I tried this solution No sound from external subwoofer but I don't how to prove that the subwoofer is properly ...
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Sound fails when I switch users

Sound on my computer was working fine under 12.04 however when I upgraded to 12.10 I have encounter a strange problem where when I switch users instead of the first user having its sound swamped the ...
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TC Electronic Desctop Connect 6 firewire sound card problemm

I want to use my sound card desctop connect 6 as main cound card in linux (ubuntu 12.04 or 12.10), all system sounds must go through it to my audio system. Musuc, movies, system sounds, programms like ...
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5.1 Headset not being recognized

I have a 5.1 Surround Headset (Speedlink Medusa NX) which is plugged in to my 7.1 (I think) Onboard Sound card. The Headset does have a USB plug, but I think that one is only used for getting ...
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Asus A8N-SLI soundcard/headphone not recognized/working

I have an Asus A8N-SLI with built-in sound-card which in the front has headset connection. Alsamixer V1.0.25 says Card: HD-Audio Generic Chip:ATI R6xx HDMI. Only option it gives is S/PDIF nothing ...
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Weird “tapping” out of laptop speaker

My laptop speakers are producing a tapping sound which occurs every ~2seconds and only when there is not other audio playing. When I connect external speakers the tapping is even loder (and still ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...