Questions about inbuilt laptop, tablet, smartphone or external speakers.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Why ain't the speakers working after installing wifi module?

My laptop speakers are not working in ubuntu 12.04(but headphones are working) after installing wi-fi module. And it is showing an error "muxinfo call failed" before startup. I tried the answers of No ...
0
votes
0answers
120 views

Ubuntu 13.10 speakers do not work on startup

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, and my laptop's internal speakers no longer play sound. I've searched the internet numerous times and tried various things, but so far nothing has fixed the ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

Ubuntu 13.10: I still hear sound from laptop speakers when headphones connected

When I connect headphones to laptop with 13.10 I hear sound from speakers and from headphones at same time. How to fix this? 64bit, lenovo y570
1
vote
1answer
833 views

Automatically switch equalizer preset based on audio output (internal speaker or external)

The facts below come from experience with Ubuntu 13.10 on a 64-bit laptop. Context/problem: bad speakers As many people know, laptop speakers have "highly unequal frequency response" as audio ...
0
votes
0answers
151 views

No audio devices after connecting bluetooth speaker

When I connect my bluetooth speaker to my pc sometimes the connection goes wrong. I hear the beeb on my speaker telling me it's connected but when i try to play audio nothing happens. When I look in ...
0
votes
1answer
167 views

Adjust volume sound

How do I adjust the volume of online videos I am watching? I've cranked my speakers up. I've selected the increased volume button on screen. I want to boost my sound. How do I do so, please?
0
votes
0answers
38 views

creative zii sound t6 volume low

I have recently installed the new Ubuntu 13.10, I have creative zii sound t6 wireless speakers. they are functioning however the volume level is not as it was before it sound much lower once on ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

How to fix: monitor's speaker volume resets to max upon system restart?

How can I set monitor's speakers volume to be remembered after system restart? If every change would be hard to remember I'd like to at least set default volume. The Samsung monitor is detected as a ...
0
votes
0answers
164 views

Sound not working on ubuntu 13.10

I recently updated to Ubuntu 13.10. For 2-3 days, audio worked well and after that it stopped. I can't hear anything through my headphones or through my speakers. I tried all the possible solutions ...
0
votes
1answer
973 views

No sound from external speakers/headphones (jack)

I've got constant problem, after instaling Ubuntu 13.10. I get no sound from the audio jack (speakers, headphones etc) but my internal speakers work right, playing sound as they should. Tried many ...
0
votes
0answers
348 views

Lubuntu 13. 10 on Asus Eee PC - speaker problem

Lubuntu 13.10 running on a netbook. I made a video of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rITFM6Co9pM It's running from a bootable flash drive to test it. Speakers don't work properly; they make ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

speakers not working

I can hear the sound from my laptop speakers on the startup but after that when I try to play any music on VLC I don't hear any sound. I can't even hear any sound on youtube so it's not the problem ...
1
vote
0answers
316 views

Ubuntu 12.04 Does Not Recognize External Speakers

My external USB speakers (logitech) started to fail (vibrating noise), so I got another pair of logitech external speakers (connector is the light green plug - not USB this time). When I plug ...
0
votes
0answers
87 views

USB powered Apple Pro speakers don't work

I just found my old Apple Pro speakers. Those speakers are attached to an external USB sound card with integrated amplifier. When I plug-in the speakers to any USB port Ubuntu recognizes them and ...
2
votes
1answer
905 views

How to switch between headphones and speakers manually from command line

What if I want to write a script that switches audio output? How can it be done under Ubuntu? (There is a related question on Ask Ubuntu: How to switch between headphones and speakers manually) Here ...
3
votes
1answer
343 views

How to disable headphone detection?

In Windows there is an option to disable auto detection of headphones so speakers won't auto mute but I am unable to find such option in Ubuntu. How can I activate such feature?
0
votes
1answer
280 views

Speakers and Headphones play at the same time. Lenovo ThinkPad

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. They worked fine until just a couple hours ago, and I see the other threads but they don't have solutions. None of 20 I must have looked at. I looked at Alsamixer, but there is no ...
6
votes
1answer
5k views

Ubuntu 13.10 laptop bluetooth not working properly [closed]

I have an issue with bluetooth on Ubuntu 13.10 and I have no idea where to start looking. I finally gave a cat /var/log/syslog | grep -i bluetooth and this is what I got (after a sudo service ...
1
vote
0answers
112 views

HP 8440p - strange sound from speakers during shutdown or reboot (since Ubuntu 12.04)

i've very annoying problem with my speakers. During shutdown or reboot there is strange noise from them simmilar to shuting down guitar aplifier. I've read that this is something due to capacitor ...
0
votes
0answers
378 views

Sound issue in Lubuntu

I'm recently having a problem in my Lubuntu deskptop: sound through the speakers doesn't seem to work. The funny thing is: it works when I plug in my earphones. I've tried to unmute everything with ...
0
votes
0answers
122 views

How to make speakers work on Sony Pro 11?

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Sony Pro 11 laptop. Everything works fine except for the speakers (both speaker and the headphone plug). Following is the output of running the cat /proc/asound/cards ...
1
vote
1answer
652 views

Buzzing sound when speaker idle

i just installed Ubuntu, and am a new user. There is this constant buzzing noise coming from the speakers, when idle. When i play music, the sound goes away, and i hear the music fine. I tried a few ...
0
votes
1answer
274 views

Ticking sound on speakers

There's a really annoying ticking sound coming from my speakers that started yesterday. When you plug headphones in, it comes through the headphones too. Any idea what it could be?
1
vote
0answers
132 views

Speakers and headphones at the same time when using a HP DV8T-1100

I am on a HP Pavilion DV8T-1100, running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04. When I plug in my headphones the speakers AND the headphones play sound at the same time. The speakers should stop playing and send all ...
0
votes
1answer
517 views

Speakers make noise while headphones are plugged in Ubuntu 13.04

everyone. I have a Lenovo Y400 with nvidia 750. Everytime I plug the headphones noise starts coming out through the speakers. If I stop playing music after some seconds the noise stops but when I play ...
0
votes
1answer
322 views

Speakers playing faint white noise when turned on

My speakers are constantly playing a a faint white noise when they are turned on, it only started happening when i put Ubuntu on it as well. My machine is a new Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Carbon. Other ...
0
votes
1answer
171 views

Logitech Z-5 Speakers

I have a set of USB Logitech Z-5 Speakers and they do Not Work with Ubuntu 12.04LTS, yet they work with Fedora 19. What's up with that? I hope somebody can help to get them to work as I prefer ...
0
votes
1answer
166 views

Speakers Suddently Don't Work, Only Headphones Work

When I go to "system settings" then "sound" it doesn't even recognize that there are speakers, it only shows options for headphones. The speakers/headphones worked just fine a week ago. I think maybe ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

No sound by speaker in ubuntu 12.04, only by headphones (re installing, updating and in liveUSB without sound)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the speakers don't work. Before I had 13.04 without problems about sounds. I re install ubuntu 12.04 and update, and also no sound, only by headphones. Also I tried by ...
3
votes
1answer
629 views

Bluetooth speaker: preferred mode “High fidelity playback” (A2DP) is not getting saved

I have a bluetooth speaker, Sony SRS-BTX300, which works in linux/ubuntu 13.04, but only after some fiddling. (Update Dec 2013: same problems remain in 13.10) I have to set the preferred bandwidth ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

ENVY 15 Beats Audio Issues w 13.04

What I have and a map of the speakers: The Model: HP Envy 15 3040nr What this does not show is that there are actually 4 speakers in the front so in summary there are 6.1 speakers: two on the ...
1
vote
0answers
279 views

When I play music on my ubuntu 13.04 Dell XPS 13 FHD laptop the sound plays through the headphones and speakers at the same time

I tried the settings mention in this topic: Headphone jack not working? but with no luck. The first thing i tried was to edit analog-output-headphones.conf but when i did that, i could no longer play ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

I hear sound from microphone through built laptop speakers in 13.04. How to turn off?

I hear my echo from speakers. If I say something its looping and resonate. How to turn microfone sound output off? We don't have Hardware tab at Sound Settings in 13.04
1
vote
0answers
369 views

Update from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13

I have some problem about update Ubuntu. Once computer asked me to update version of Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 (or 13... something like this). I click OK to update, but when the computer restarted ...
0
votes
0answers
525 views

Select speaker output with headphones inserted (Ubuntu 13.04) [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop machine and have a problem with speakers and headphones. Speakers as well as headphones are working independently, but not together. Every time I plug my ...
0
votes
0answers
82 views

No sound coming from Asus laptop speaker and headphone with the version 12.04 and 13.04 [duplicate]

I have a Asus laptop that used to run on windows xp, but now, No sound coming from the speaker and the headphones with the version 12.04 and 13.04
4
votes
2answers
1k views

Ubuntu 13.04 speakers making no sound after booting?

I get this weird issue when you boot a certain time into 13.04, the sound doesn't work. Restarting the computer fixes the sound and nothing seems to be wrong after that. Would this be considered a ...
1
vote
1answer
761 views

Set Audio to the Speakers with Headphones plugged in

For some weeks I was unable to use Ubuntu due to Windows 8 preventing its boot, so I noticed an interesting function that I missed in Ubuntu: In Windows 8 when I plug-in my headphones I was able to ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Redirect speaker output to microphone

Can I redirect the output of the speakers to my microphone? I don't want to turn on the speakers. What I want to achieve is, say I'm doing a video chat and want the other person to listen to the ...
2
votes
1answer
415 views

Unexpectedly lost speaker output. Headphone output works fine [closed]

Yesterday when I opened my laptop I noticed that I no longer had sound from the built-in speakers. I carefully checked settings in Sound Preferences, and then dropped to shell and looked in ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Multiple sound outputs with hdmi and speakers. It is possible? [Ubuntu 12.10] [duplicate]

There is a way to configure a simultaneous output from hdmi and speakers sound?
1
vote
1answer
81 views

Microphone and speakers stop working

I was trying to make a Skype call and then the microphone just went mute. I tried to solve the problem by restarting pulseaudio (with service as well as killing it with -9) and then the speakers stop ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Speakers and headphones at the same time when using a DV6-2170

I am on a HP Pavilion DV6-2170US, running 32-bit Ubuntu 12.10. When I plug in my headphones the speakers AND the headphones play sound at the same time. The speakers should stop playing and send all ...
1
vote
0answers
92 views

Set Headphone as output when they are inserted

I am having a bit of a problem with my headphones on my Macbook 2.1. For reference: The top output are my speakers, the bottom are my headphones, but the middle does not work. When I plug in my ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How can I use line in jack for second pair of speakers?

I have a extra pair of speakers and I plan to use them with my existing one. I've gone around in circles googling for an answer but still no perfect solution. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10. I've done it on ...
0
votes
1answer
736 views

Audio from speaker on PC not workin during Google+ Hangout 12.10

Ever since I freshly installed Ubuntu 12.10, I have sound issues during Google+ Hangouts. I hear a strong echo, reverb, and what not. Mostly after 5-15 minutes it corrects itself, but not all my ...
2
votes
0answers
24 views

Headset not muting speakers [duplicate]

Plugging in the headphones does not mute the laptops speakers, music does play out of the headphones but also continues to play out of the speakers as well. alsamixer's 'auto-mute mode' is already ...
1
vote
0answers
266 views

Why do my speakers randomly shut off but my headphones work?

Whenever im listening to rhythmbox my speakers will shut off after about 45 seconds and wont come back on until i restart my computer. But my headphones work whenever they shut off. Does anyone know ...
0
votes
1answer
446 views

12.10: a setting good for both stereo upmix to Surround *and* 5.1 (hdmi)

primarly asking for directions here, since I seem to be able to find either outdated howtos, solutions that send stereo audio to more channels (and that's not "upmix to surround"), or plain 5.1 ...