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

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Hotkeys to Switch Between Front Audio Out and Rear I/O

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 the front panel audio output, and ctrl + page ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sounds works from HDMI but not from Speakers [closed]

i'm using fluxbox and an HDMI desktop. I would like to plug in my speakers but when i plug them audio still comes out from HDMI desktop. What should i do?
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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 ...
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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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Need help with USB Speakers

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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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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Lenono netbook, speakers not working

I have installed Ubuntu on a Lenovo netbook. The output of lshw is as follows: Audio Controller vendor: Intel Corporation physical id: 1b bus info: pci@0000:00:1b.0 ...
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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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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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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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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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How to make internal speakers and audio jack play sounds at the same time?

How to make internal speakers and audio jack play sounds at the same time? The sounds coming shall be from two different software's so that internal speaker plays file 1 while jack plays file 2. As ...
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No sound through internal laptop speakers but through headphones on Thinkpad W520

I have a Thinkpad W520 that I installed Ubuntu 15.10 on. Everything has been working, except I have no sound through the internal laptop speakers. The headphones work just fine, and the really ...
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Rear speakers and Subwoofer/Center speaker controls are not enabled in Sound settings

Rear speakers and Sub-woofer/Center speaker controls are not enabled in Sound settings - Using Ubuntu 15.10. Alsa-utils are installed . Sound settings menu displays the rear speaker and sub-woofer. I ...
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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. ...
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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". ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Airplay from Ubuntu 14.10 to Speakers

I would like to stream music from my Ubuntu 14.10 machine to Airplay speakers. I followed the instructions here. After doing so, I can see the Airplay speakers to which I'd like to connect in both ...
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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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Messed up the sound, please help

i have installed Ubuntu 15.10 today with success, however, i want to the program called "System Testing" to test the computer, however, it came to the part when it asked for sound/volume on headphones ...
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Speakers and Headphones sound in simultaneously

I am new with Ubuntu 14.04 and I am experiencing an issue related to my sound card. It's a VIA VT1708S (6 ports rear- 5.1 system connected, 2 front - headphones connected). I already tried many ...
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Will “Allow louder than 100%” damage my laptop's speakers?

It seems to me that volume on Ubuntu is somewhat lower than volume on Windows. I've encountered with this thread. Now, I want to understand if this option might cause damage to the laptop's speakers ...
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Speakers Whooshing

Some days ago the speakers of my laptop started whooshing after a few hours. Now they're whooshing all the time (it starts during the boot process). How can I make it stop?
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Pin configuration for Beats Audio in Ubuntu 15.04

I am having some problems getting sound to work in Ubuntu 15.04 on my HP envy 15t laptop with beats audio. My problem is that the speakers emit a very slight hissing sound when not connected, for ...
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How to configure 2.1 speakers?

I have a 2.1 speakers system that was working fine on Windows 7. I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and now just the front-left and front-right speakers are working. The subwoofer is not working. In ...