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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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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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16.04 How to make HDMI audio by default [duplicate]

Im using Version 16.04 on a laptop, and every time my tv turns off, the audio reverts back to the laptop speakers. Is there any way to make it so that it automatically chooses the HDMI output? Thank ...
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Enable Dolby 5.1 or at least subwoofer on Acer laptop?

I have Dolby Virtual Surround Sound 5.1 speakers with Tuba CineBass Subwoofer on Acer laptop (mine is 5951G but there is also bunch of models with similar configuration of speakers with/without ...
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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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No sound from laptop speakers, headphones does work 16.04

So the thing is that sound does work in headphones, but when I unplug them, I can't hear anything. I think I tried almost any solution, but still doesn't work. BTW I'm using windows 7 and 16.04 ...
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No sound from speakers after headphones have been used - Ubuntu 16.04

I boot Ubuntu 16.04; speakers (plugged into read analog audio output) work fine. Audio configuration after boot - speakers work: Then, I plug in headphones to from headphone jack; speakers stop ...
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Sound playing ok on speakers & headphones, but not TV

I just assembled PC thats intended to be HTPC. The motherboard has DVI output, regular audio in/out/mic. It also has SPDiF output. The problem I have is that I can play audio on speakers but when I ...
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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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Sound speakers problem in ubuntu 12.04 LTS

sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work. How to add speakers option in sound setting. Can anyone help me? I tried to solve this problem more than 3 months. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 no sound at laptop speakers but working on headset

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspiron. I could not hear sound in my laptop. But i can hear sound via headset and external speakers. In sound setting there is no speakers option. In my laptop ...
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Driver for speakers in dell laptop

I am priyanga. I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in dell inspirion. In my laptop speakers are not working. But i can hear sounds via headset and external speakers. Once i talked to dell help line they ...
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sound problem - output

i"m using ipc2 i3 - spec : http://www.fit-pc.com/web/products/specifications/?model%5B%5D=IPC2-C4010-WACB-FMUSB3 im not able to to hear anything but background noise - and even, only while playing ...
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Can't switch headphones and speakers [duplicate]

I have dual booted ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10. The pavucontrol can't get started. Error on pavucontrol: If I plug out the headphones in middle of some video I don't get any sound from the ...
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Noise sound on HP envy 15

Hi guys I have a Hp envy 15 with Bang & Olufsen sound I install the last ubuntu but I have a constant noise sound in my right speaker on Ubuntu, on windows no problem... I hope I will be specific ...
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Speakers not detected

My speakers and headphones are not detected in the sound settings. They work fine but I can't change anything via pulseaudio. What should I do?
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No sound from USB speakers under Ubuntu (working fine under Windows) [closed]

I am a first time user of Ubuntu. I recently installed it as a dualboot with Windows 7. I have Logitech USB speakers which work fine in Windows. However, I can't get any audio to play in Ubuntu. Any ...
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Logitech USB headset not working in 14.04

I recently converted my laptop to Ubuntu 14.04 (two days ago at the time of this posting) and just encountered this problem (an hour or so ago at the time of this posting). The problem is that my ...
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Hotkeys to Switch Between Sound Devices

As the title suggests, is there any way to map hotkeys to switch where the audio is being routed to? I want to be able to do ctrl + page up to switch to a USB sound card, and ctrl + page down to ...
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Cast audio/video from Android to Ubuntu Laptop

If it helps, I do have a 1st gen Chromecast device and an HDMI port on my laptop. I'm mainly interested in doing this because generally I leave the laptop on the desk, wired to the speakers. So I'd ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 speakers get muted after 10 minutes

I have Kubuntu 15.10 with plasma KDE. Everything was working well, and at some point (I really tried hard to find out what exactly caused the problem) the speakers started getting muted. After the ...
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Sound playing through speaker and headphones

I have an Asus ROG G752VY dual booted with win 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 Everything works fine in windows. Switching to Ubuntu the speakers work fine but as soon as I plug in the headphones nothing worked. ...
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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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IQ spreakers not working on ubuntu 15.10

First the laptop speakers are working but the external speakers I tried to use, don't work. The system doesn't detect them. Also I have tried to plug them in my mobile and work fine. The system ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo thinkpad SL500) inter speaker works but not external speaker

I just clean installed Ubuntu 16.04 but now the external speaker is not recognized, only the internal one is used, even though I've been using the external speaker for a very long time before ...
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Distorted sound with bluetooth speaker in Ubuntu 16.04

I just upgrade to Ubuntu 16.04 this morning. When I got to work I connected my Blackweb Tsunami bluetooth speakers, and they connected fine, but the sound is so distorted, and almost sounds monotone....
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Preventing tearing / ripping noises from speaker

I own a Lenovo Y500 and run Ubuntu 15.10 on it. The laptop is getting a bit old and the speakers are wearing out especially the left one. I have noticed that when I play certain high pitch songs it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04LTS - Random beep from system speaker

My internal speaker (mainboard) sometimes does a beep. This seems to happen randomly. Sometimes it happens every few minutes, sometimes it is quiet for hours. There seems to be no specific event ...
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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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Ubuntu external speakers and headphones weird behavior

I have installed Ubuntu LTS 14.04.4 on my new ASUS X555U, and I can't configure the speakers to work well. When I'm plugging in my headphones, sound is coming out both from the headphones and the ...
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Sound on only left speaker on hp laptop with ubuntu 15.10

I'm pretty new with ubuntu so I'm not 100% confident using it. I got 15.10 as a dual boot with Windows 7 on a hp elitebook 8470p laptop. I looked around the net, and here, and can't seem to find a ...
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My speaker from camera don't work on skype?

I have download skype on Ubuntu Software Centar and my speaker won't work here a screen shot.Camera works. https://www.dropbox.com/s/0kx72lshuxtq6ol/Screenshot%20from%202016-03-27%2019%3A44%3A12.png?...
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Bluetooth playback options on Boombot REX please

I am using the boombot REX bluetooth speaker to listen to music and hear sound while watching netflix. I can make it control the volume on the computer but not the play button, I also have the same ...
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left speaker louder than right

I've tried to set volume manually using pactl -- set-sink-volume 0 200% and as of now my right speaker is very soft, to be precise, front-right is not as loud as front-left, which is proving to be ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound coming from both speaker and headphones

Okay, I have an HP 15-F039WM Laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is, whenever I plug in my headphones, sound still comes out of the speakers. I've tried everything. Alsamixer, gnome-alsamixer and ...
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Dell Chromebook (Candy 2015) - No Sound and Touchpad

Basically like the title says!: I've installed Ubuntu Trusty on my Dell Chromebook (Candy-2015 edition) but the sound and the touchpad are not working, Does anyone know how I can fix this?
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Video Lagging While the Volume Goes Loud

When I play a movie in VLC and I turn the valume more than for example 150 the playing gets interrupted every couple of seconds. Interesting part is that when I plug the earphone the problem gets ...
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what else can i try to get sound working in 14.04

i've installed ubuntu 14.04 on an old PC and the sound has never worked. I tried all of the tips in the link below since my "play sound through" also just says "dummy out". http://itsfoss.com/fix-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS - no sound control panel?

I'm trying to play sound over a bluetooth connection to a Bose Soundlink Mini. I've succeeded in pairing, but have no idea how to select the Mini as output. I've tried all sorts of things but being a ...
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No sound through external speakers ASUS laptop

While the internal speakers work fine, no sound comes from the external speakers when i plug the jack in. I've tried every possible solution, adjusting through alsamixer and gnome-mixer, editing alsa-...
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Ubuntu phone / Aquaris E5: no ringtones when receiving calls, no sound when receiving messages; no sound on speakers

Aquaris E5 HD, Ubuntu Edition; Ubuntu 15.04, OTA-8.5 My phone does not ring / play any sound on speakers. No problems to answer calls, when having notice by vibrating / display notification; I have ...
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internal speakers + microphones not working after system update (ubuntu 14.04, Dell Latitude, HDA Intel PCH)

Recently, after updating my system (ubuntu 14.04), both the internal speakers and the microphones have stopped working... I have used alsadriver and the sound settings to verify nothing was muted. ...
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Yoga 2 pro speakers don't work

Like many others, I bought Yoga 2 pro, installed 14.04 and now my speakers don't work. Audio by earphones work, and HDMI output too. I checked by Pulse Audio. It seems to work fine and replace between ...
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Speaker issue Lenova Yoga 2 Pro

just installed ubunutu 14.04 and having trouble getting my speakers to work. i have a lenovo yoga 2 pro. I am new to ubunut, last time i had it was like 4 years ago, but windows 10 drove me away ...
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Speakers stopped working, Lubuntu 14.04

I recently did a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 on a HP Mini 2133, the speakers worked fine until I plugged my headphones in and out. At first I thought the headphone jack was damaged (the headphone ...
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lost sound in internal speakers after installing pulseaudio

I have an all-in-one desktop with Lubuntu 14.04.3 installed. In order to be able use Skype I installed pulseaudio. I used to be able to change volume with alsamixer so that I could hear things out of ...
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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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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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Splitting front/rear audio ports

I have a headset connected to the front panel and speakers connected to my rear panel (stationary computer). I want to be able to play audio either from the speakers or the headset, but none at the ...
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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 ...