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ubuntu 14.04 LTS is making a weird strange sound like radio frequency

I recently updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am having this issue ever since, a weird strange sound like radio frequency but this doesn't affect any other sound, I can still hear other sounds like ...
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After update on 12.04, right speaker is not working on Asus?

My speakers were working fine until recent update on Ubuntu 12.04. My right speaker stopped working after update now only left speaker works. Does anyone know how to fix this? p.s speakers work on ...
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No audio through speakers but headphones work fine

1I recently bought a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop. It came with Windows 7 preinstalled and eveything works fine with it. But I'm planning to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it and when I boot from a USB stick, ...
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Sound jumping between speakers and headphones when volume is high

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, but had this problem on previous versions of Ubuntu. When the volume is higher than 45% and I am playing music the sound switches between head phones and speakers, but there ...
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Audio drivers for Lenovo Z510

I just installed (Dual boot) Ubuntu 14.04 in my new lenovo Z510 ideapad which originally came with a windows 8.1. My JBL speakers don't seem to work as well as in windows. So I'm looking for linux ...
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How to deactivate headphones output

I've got a broken piece of jack stuck into my headphones output : I cannot get any sound from my laptop speakers. I've tried many things (using alsamixer, pavucontrol, checking the different mute ...
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How do I get sound from speakers instead of TV over HDMI

I'm a noob with this OS. I installed Ubuntu today and it's up and working surprisingly fast ^^ My only issue is: I got my PC connected to speakers and connected to my TV via HDMI, when I try to play ...
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Crackling and sound interruptions - speaker/headphone switching [closed]

Continuous crackling from moment Ubuntu starts up. When playing sound gives interruptions. I didn't experience any sound problem in Windows before I installed Ubuntu (ubuntu is great btw). ...
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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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Output analogue audio (via speakers) through “line in” jack

...So I've been using Ubuntu for about 6 months now since I switched from Windows. I've been searching for one specific feature that was missing for Ubuntu... In Windows I used to connect my ...
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How to use an android phone as computer speaker

Is there a way to use a plugged in android device as usb computer speaker?
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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
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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 ...
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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?
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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 "...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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
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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 bug?...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 alsamixer....
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to get speakers working in 10.04, when they are silent at any volume?

Recently I installed Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit in my Sony VAIO machine and I figure out that speakers are totally disabled. At first I thought that the volume was to low, but that wasn't the case. I even ...
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Cannot connect to bluetooth speaker logitech Boombox

i looked and couldn't find an answer to my problem. I am trying to connect to my Logitech Boombox via bluetooth. It recognizes the device, but once it pairs it claims "failed authentication". Thx, ...
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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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When I have headphones in my computer and I unplug them the sound (speakers) does not work

Sometimes I leave my headphones in my computer after shutting off my computer, when I come back to it I forget that my headphones are plugged in, which is fine, the strange part is if I unplug them ...
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Sound issues after trying everything

I cannot get my sound working properly, no matter what I do, there's always some problem. It's very annoying as it's the only thing preventing me from making Ubuntu my main OS. At the moment my sound ...