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

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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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1answer
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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 ...
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Fix pavucontrol Alsa mixer with creative card

I have been desperately trying to get my creative x-fi soundcard to work with my 10.10 install and I am almost there! I have 1 speaker working and when I open volume control I see that my device is ...
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Automatic Mute Speakers When Headphones are Unplugged

I listen to music almost any time I am on my computer. I often accidentally unplug my headphones. This has resulted in disturbing others around me. Does any one know of a way to mute the speakers (and ...
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Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in [closed]

I was rocking out to a crazy remix with my headphones plugged in, and someone sitting next to me informed me that the music was also coming out of my speakers. How do I make it so that when I plug ...