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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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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 ...
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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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Cracking sound whenever I play a song

I successfully installed 12.04 on my computer which also has Windows 7. All works fine other than the songs that I try to play. Whether it be through VLC, Rhythmbox or Audacious player, I get a ...
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How can I play simulteanously two different audio using headphones for one and internal speakers for the other?

How can I play audio through both speakers and headphones in Ubuntu 14 LTS? I want to use mixxx to play deck 1 through speakers and deck 2 in headphones. TIA
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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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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 coming from both speakers and headphones on ubuntu 14.04

Occasionally while I'm listening to something on my headphones I'll notice that the sound is coming out of my speakers as well. It doesn't happen all of the time. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell ...
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How to control speaker balance or disable one speaker?

I have a laptop with two speakers: one is blown and playing unpleasant distorted sound. How do I permanently deactivate it or control it using balance? A terminal command is preferred, I reckon. ...
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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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Dell 11 3000 - Sound for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Audio Drivers?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on a USB Flash Drive. Booting in Demo Mode seems work Ok in a Dell 11 3000. Microphone input works well, however Audio Output does not. (Tested). I imagine the audio ...
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How to make volume levels universal

I have noticed for instance, when having my headphones plugged in if I change the volume down to 40%, but before plugging the headphones in I had the volume at 100%, then when I unplug my headphones ...
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three internal speakers only two working

I've been working with ubuntu for awhile and I just purchased a new laptop. I dreaded having windows 8.1 so I decided to install ubuntu. My laptop has three built-in speakers (two normal speakers and ...
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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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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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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 ...
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microphone input is not working after upgrade

I updated my Ubuntu 14.04 system with: sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade and now my external microphone doesn't work anymore (it was working yesterday and its works now on other devices) and I need ...
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Sound buzzing noise problem on headphones when pavucontrol is disabled - Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem with buzzing noise sound on Ubuntu 14.04/Mint 17 when using headphones/speakers jack. Noise appears when I start play music from vlc, spotify, youtube on chrome or other media players ...
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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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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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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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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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No way to get sound from rear audio ports when headphones (front) are connected

Whenever I have headphones connected in the front jack I'm unable to get sound from my rear ports (this means that the only way to switch audio device is to physically remove the headphones before ...
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Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop

Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop. Can you please help me to solve the problem? This is the link to my alsa-info script: ...
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After playing videos, Ubuntu 14.10 loses all system sound through speakers (but not headphones)

Symptoms: Play any videos in Ubuntu 14.10. After playing several videos, all system sound stops completely even though the video player and Sound Settings are NOT muted. Adjusting the system ...
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Force the sound through internal speaker

Yesterday I accidentaly dropped my netbook, so now the 3.5mm jack is separated from motherboard. The issue is that ubuntu thinks that headphones are plugged in, is there a way to force the playback ...
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Anyone know how to get rid of sound delay? (JBL speakers)

I have a JBL pulse, and I'd like to know how to get rid of the delay because it's about 3-5 seconds and bothers me. I am currently using a mac and if anyone could help me that would be great :) ...
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Two speakers (5.1 system) not working on Ubuntu-Gnome 14.10

I have Creative SBS 5.1 560 and two of the satellites are not working. I did go trough first six steps listed in this article, but without improvement. Command sudo aplay -l gave me this output: ...
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Speaker doesn't work after windows update on laptop (dual boot)

I'm facing a strange problem occours today. I've windows 8 and ubuntu in dual boot on the same laptop. Until yesterday everithing works well, but today, after a windows update, audio on ubuntu doesn't ...
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Noise suppression of incoming audio signal in skype by pulseaudio

I use Lubuntu and I have installed pulseaudio and pavucontrol already. I have managed to fix the problem with my microphone noise by launching Skype from terminal: PULSE_PROP="filter.want=echo-cancel" ...
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No sound from the front speakers

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. While everything is great and I got all of the major drivers like graphics installed and working, the sound part drives me nuts. I have a 5.1 speakers system and my ...
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missing sound on the InbuiltSpeakers Ubuntu 14.04

My InbuiltSpeakers sound is mute. I can hear the sound with headphones and HDMI.It happened suddendly and I have allready tried : Running sudo alsa force-reload Changing RUN=yes to RUN=no ...
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Problem with audio settings, solvable only after a series of events

I'm using version 14.04.1 LTS through WUBI on an ASUS N550JV. I've just started using it and I've only been able to learn and figure out a few things about how the OS is running and all. My problem ...
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Left laptop speaker sound is more quiet than right speaker

I am having a very strange sound issue with my laptop. It seems that the left speaker is more quiet than the right speaker when playing music. I am not sure if it's an issue with Ubuntu or the ...
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Ubuntu Sound Problems Asus K52F

I have been trying to solve this problem for many years. I just did a clean install of Ubuntu 14.04 hoping that the problem would be fixed. Unfortunately most of the information on the Ubuntu ...
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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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Sound Settings Cannot Use Internal Desktop Speakers After Upgrade to 14.04

Upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. The sound settings after upgrade only has headphones (and headphones work fine). Under 12.04 I used to access internal desktop speakers through "LFE on Separate ...
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Top Tool bar sound issue

When I turned down the volume from the option in the top right, the volume stayed at that level and would not get any louder. Repeating this action made the volume down to a whisper. I have ...
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how to automatically initialize HDMI audio output

Every time i connect my 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 laptop to the TV via HDMI, i have to run a bash command to make the HDMI audio output option visible in System Settings -> Sound : speaker-test -c 2 -r ...
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Switching between front panel hda headphones and usb audio

So, my front panel audio uses HDA audio and my speakers are connected through USB, how can I make them switch automatically. My audio card is integrated and running cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | ...
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Speaker not detected

My headphones works fine. But the speaker is not working [not detected?] even when I have the headphones unplugged. What I did so far was changing the alsa-base.conf by adding these two lines to ...
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Woofer in laptop not working

After installing 14.04 I can't get the woofer in my speakers to work.I have a Samsung laptop it has JBL speakers
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Desktop Speakers Popping

I recently switched over from Windows to Ubuntu and I've noticed that the speakers I use now tend to make a popping noise more than when I had been running windows. Upon observation it seems that ...
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How can I calibrate audio settings for my Bose USB audio speakers?

I recently updated from 12.04 to 14.04, and since, I have been having problems with my Bose Companion 5 speakers (5.1 Surround Analog audio output). As you might know, alsa and pulse audio have all ...
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When using internal laptop speakers sound will often stop working and seldom come back.

It's like the title says. The sound comes and goes seemingly randomly, but tends to go more often than it comes back. I installed ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my laptop recently. Using my external speakers ...
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How do I control sound coming out of the integrated speakers?

I'm on an Asus G750JW which comes with 2 speakers + Sub woofer. The thing is ubuntu is throwing all the sound through the sub woofer. As you can imagine sound is not good at the moment. But maybe if I ...
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How to set headset (Byte Corseca Bluetooth Headset) as default audio device?

Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Inspiron 15R. Dell Byte Corseca Bluetooth Headset (DM5710BT) This is how I always open Sound-settings, and manually set the headset as current audio device. Help me to ...
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USB Audo speakers: only one speaker enabled until I change volume with alsamixer

When plugging in my usb speakers, only one of them gets enabled (sound only comes out of one) until I open console, alsamixer, select the usb speakers and change volume on them. Then both speaker have ...
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No Speaker sound on HP ProBook 6550b

I have this problems since always, but never care, today i want to use only ubuntu, no more windows, so i installed ubuntu 14.04 and the speakers does not work (work fine on windows until yesterday) ...
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Sound output automatically changes to stereo when new song is played

So I actually have two problems and I think they might be related. The first one is that whenever I have my headphones plugged in there is no way for me to get sound out of my speakers. I have to ...