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Left speaker dropouts in Ubuntu 12.04

I have the left speaker dropping out intermittently. It seems to be occurring after a boatload of updates (including a kernel update) today. I am sure it is Ubuntu problem and not a hardware fault ...
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Speakers make tiny crackle noise every second, then trackpad stops working on a Dell Studio XPS 1640

So for the past few days, an issue has arisen that can't be ignored anymore with Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio XPS 1640 laptop. I've had 12.04 installed on it for months with no problems until ...
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Sound doesn't work on an hp pavillion dv6 (except through headphone jack)

Since Ubuntu's installation, sound never plays through the laptop speakers. However, I can get sound by listening through headphones plugged into the jack. Any ideas on how to get the speakers to ...
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Headphones don't work on Asus K55V

I have an Asus K55V. After loading Ubuntu 12.04, I didn't get any sound on my headphones. My speakers work fine... Can you help me with this problem?
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Is it possible to use Ubuntu as speaker while playing music from a bluetooth-linked smartphone?

Is there a way to use the notebook as speaker for my smartphone? I linked them via Bluetooth and saw that the smartphone can be used as an input-Device for music and sound. You can see it here: My ...
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How do I fix laptop speakers popping when no sound is playing?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a HP Pavilion dv6. About a week after setting up my dual-boot Win7/Ubuntu, my laptop speakers began a soft popping sound on roughly 5 second intervals. It's the damnedest ...
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How do you test multiple speakers in Ubuntu distributions?

I need to test the output of all speakers in a 5.1 system that runs 10.04 and 12.04 Ubuntu? How do I do that?
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Popping noise from laptop speakers

Recently the speakers have suddenly started to make popping noises every few seconds, although it can pause for irregular amounts of time. The sound is like that of when you plug/unplug headphones ...
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Sound from both headphones and speakers

I guess this question already had the answer here but I can't find it. I'm using 12.04. Update: The problem is that I can hear the sound from my laptop's speakers even I plugged in my headphones. ...
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Can I hear sound with two output devices at the same time?

I want to hear sound with two separate audio output devices at the same time: my headphones and my TV-speakers. Is it possible and how can I do it?
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Headphone jack does not cut speakers in 12.04

When I connecting my headphones to laptop, the speakers is still working. Where is the problem?
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No sound on laptop speakers on an Acer Aspire 6920

Computer: Acer Aspire 6920 Card: HDA Intel Chip: Realtek ALC889 My problem is that the laptop build-in speakers don't play any sound. When i plug in my headphones the sound works normally, the same ...
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External speakers seem to sleep Sony Active Speaker System SRS-D4

I have these external speakers: Sony Active Speaker System SRS-D4 plugged into a Ubuntu 11.10 laptop (same issue with a previous ubuntu desktop system.) It's almost as if the speakers sleep after ...
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Mute sound on Headphone unplug?

Is there a way of muting sound from my computer everytime I unplug my headphones (Like a phone does) to stop sound then playing out of my speakers?
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Speakers not working properly on HP Elitebook 8440p

Since the 11.10 I have this problem: when I start my notebook, Speakers do not work, Whereas headphones do. After standby and resume, Usually but not always, Everything works well. Any idea how to ...
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Sound coming from both headphones and speakers on Lenovo G460

I've installed Ubuntu 10.04 yesterday on Lenovo G460. I'm unable to fix this problem after lot of tries in changing model in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf to thinkpad/auto/lenovo and many things. ...
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12.04 Speaker Static

Since upgrading to 12.04, I've been having issues with my speakers: They seem to be making an odd hissing noise (sort of like static) and they sound really tinny. Is anyone else having these ...
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restore speakers / headphones option

When I plug my headphones in after upgrading to ubuntu 12.04, it no longer mutes by speakers,and I also do not have a headphones output as I did previously. I recall having to go into a conf file and ...
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speaker icon in taskbar is missing in the gnome classic(Ubuntu 12.04) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Volume icon disappeared in the classic desktop Today i had upgraded to Ubuntu 12.04, but the speaker icon in the taskbar of the gnome classic is missing. Help me in ...
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Loud pop on shutdown/reboot

Everytime I shut my computer down or reboot it there is a very loud pop/crack from the speakers. It sounds dangerous, like they are going to blow up. Is there a way to automatically mute the volume on ...
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Speaker and headset problem

After installing 12.04, the headphone plug no longer mutes my external speakers. -Sound settings - Analog Output - Analog Stereo Duplex Mode - Test Sound Left Front sounds thru Left external ...
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Central speaker playing the subwoofer sound, and subwoofer playing central speaker sound

I've a C-Media sound card - CM8738 and 5.1 speakers. Everything seems to work pretty good, but there is a problem - two speakers are mixed - subwoofer is a central speaker, and central speaker is a ...
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Sound does not work on laptop on an HP G62 [closed]

I just recently had to reformat my laptop (HP G62) and I did so with the Ubuntu 10.04 live CD, for it was the only one I had. I realized, after trying to listen to music, that my laptop speakers ...
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Headphone and built in speaker working together in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in If I connect my head phone to my laptop it doesn't stop my laptop built in speaker. Headphone works ...
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My laptop's speaker is popping after updating ubuntu 11.10

It's not the default alert sound. It's literally pops that happens 3 times in a row really fast. It didn't do this earlier today, but when I updated Ubuntu, the speakers started popping. It does it ...
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When I plug in an headphone to computer, my speakers still working [closed]

When I plug in my headphone to the computer, speakers're still working although headphone is working too. Do you know how can I solve this problem in Ubuntu 11.04 I have ASUS g50v and when I type cat ...
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Sound out of the internal pc speaker

My problem is that on my system HP/DC7900, I have always the same sound like on my sound card on the internal PC speaker. I check all settings and don't find an option to disable the internal PC ...
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When I plug in headphones, my speakers mute, but nothing comes from the headphones

When I plug in headphones, my speakers mute, but nothing comes from the headphones. Also, there is a weird red light coming from my headphone jack. I am on a Macbook from late 2007, and have Ubuntu ...
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Built-in speakers in my Asus EEE PC 1000H netbook do not work after boot

I have to plug and unplug out something into the minijack, and then I am able to hear sound from my speakers. This problem re-occurs everytime I reboot my computer. I am using a Asus EEE PC 1000H, and ...
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Sound coming out from speaker and headphone on an Acer Aspire One Model 722

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 on Acer Aspire One Model 722. The problem is that sound keep coming out from the internal speaker even after plugging the headphone in. Now, I am a beginner in the Ubuntu AND ...
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Internal Speakers not functioning after removing headphone

I am using Ubuntu 11.10. I have a Sony VAIO VPCEA23EN Laptop. The problem is when i detach the headphone from jack, the internal speakers don't function.
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Speakers continue to play even after I plug in headphones on a Satellite L640 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are my speakers working but not my headphones? Im using ubuntu 11.04 and window 7 in toshiba satellite L640. Normal jack headphone is working in windows 7 but it is ...
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Getting the PC speaker to beep

There has been much written on getting the beep sound from Ubuntu releases over the years. Example: fixing the beep My needs are slightly different in that I do not want to ensure sound card beeps ...
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How to unmute a speaker channel?

A few months ago, I needed to mute the left channel, and the easiest way to do it was to use the gnome-volume-control tool. It has stayed muted since. Since then I've upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10, and ...
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Laptop speakers + additional speaker

Is it possible to play sound through laptop speakers and additional speaker at the same time ? I have Ubuntu 11.10 on Lenovo IdeaPad Y570 and ...
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Speakers don't work unless I plug the headphones in

I have this odd issue with my audio output. Speakers don't seem to work, however if I plug the headphones they work perfectly. Then, if I unplug the headphones, the speakers start to work again. ...
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I got my z-5 Logitech speakers to work, but whenever I restart, I have to reconfigure them [closed]

This is the content of my alsa-base.conf file (for some reason, the entries preceded by # are bolded--anyway): # autoloader aliases install sound-slot-0 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-0 install sound-slot-1 ...
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How to play live microphone sound over speakers? [duplicate]

Is there a way I could enable live playback from microphone? It could use at karaoke or as a guitar amplifier.
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Laptop built-in speakers not working on an HP 625

After I did a fresh install of 11.10 but keeping my home folder which was used for 11.04, my laptop speakers didnt work anymore. Sound from analog headset still works, but would like to use my ...
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HP dv7 Beats Audio Subwoofer on while headphones plugged in [closed]

I have looked for answers to this but have not found anything. People have similar problems but mostly with getting the subwoofer to work at all. I got the subwoofer to work by editing the ...
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Wrong sound in center speaker on an Asrock Ion 330

After I upgraded my Asrock ion330 to ubuntu 11.10 the center speaker has moved to rear left. This is the output from aplay -L: Discard all samples (playback) or generate zero samples (capture) ...
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HP DV7 Beats Audio alsa.base Modification. What should be the line?

My laptop has 2 front speakers + 2 next to screen + 1 subwoofer. If I don't edit alsa.base I get 2 speakers under LCD. If I put this in alsa.base, i get: $ options snd-hda-intel model=ref I do ...
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Sound plays from laptop speakers only even when headphones are connected

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1014 laptop with Ubuntu 11.10. From the time I had Ubuntu 9.04, sound comes from the laptop speakers only even when I plug in earphones or external speakers. Also, if an ...
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Sound from both speakers and headphones. Bug with Soundcard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in I just wanted to listen some music on my Notebook (Ubuntu 11.10), so I connected Headphones, and ...
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How to test your speaker?

I'm trying to use skype in ubuntu 11. But it fails. It seems something is wrong with my speak driver, how can i fix it? It's ok in Windows.
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Analog and digital audio output at the same time

My speakers use a digital input, but my headphones use an analog input. I have them both plugged in, and when I want to use the headphones I just turn off the speakers and switch on the headphones. ...
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How do I redirect my audio output to USB speaker from laptop?

I am running ubuntu in Dell Inspiron . Previously when I used windows vista , my USB speakers (logitech) worked well . Now when I connect to ubuntu , it is not working. Any idea how to send the audio ...
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Inverted surround channels

I'm encountering an issue with surround sound on Ubuntu 11.04. I managed to play sound trough HDMI but the channels are inverted. For example when Pulse Audio plays on the center speaker, it goes ...
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Problem with skype and usb headset

I have a problem trying to use my Senheisser USB headset with Skype, if I set my default output in my Sound Preferences to use my USB headset I hear everything in my PC through them including Skype ...
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Internal speaker not working

My internal speaker was working before I updated(including new kernel) a few days ago. Now it seems that my internal speaker is muted and only external speakers are working . I am using ubuntu 10.10 ...