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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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12.10, Only one speaker is working

It worked normal one day, but then I turned the computer on, and suddenly only one the left speaker works. Headphones work normally.
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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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Periodic clicking sound from PC speaker, revisited

I've read several posts around the web about this issue of random clicking sounds coming through people's speakers in Ubuntu. The most helpful reply for my circumstances seems to be Periodic clicking ...
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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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Inserting Headphones Doesn't Mute Speakers

I've installed Ubuntu 12.04 on an old Macbook Pro of mine. Everything worked quite well except for sound-- there was none (actually there was-- you could JUST barely hear it). I fixed that by putting ...
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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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Ubuntu 12.04 Does Not Recognize External Speakers

My external USB speakers (logitech) started to fail (vibrating noise), so I got another pair of logitech external speakers (connector is the light green plug - not USB this time). When I plug ...
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HP 8440p - strange sound from speakers during shutdown or reboot (since Ubuntu 12.04)

i've very annoying problem with my speakers. During shutdown or reboot there is strange noise from them simmilar to shuting down guitar aplifier. I've read that this is something due to capacitor ...
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Speakers and headphones at the same time when using a HP DV8T-1100

I am on a HP Pavilion DV8T-1100, running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04. When I plug in my headphones the speakers AND the headphones play sound at the same time. The speakers should stop playing and send all ...
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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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Update from Ubuntu 12.10 to 13

I have some problem about update Ubuntu. Once computer asked me to update version of Ubuntu from 12.10 to 13.04 (or 13... something like this). I click OK to update, but when the computer restarted ...
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Set Headphone as output when they are inserted

I am having a bit of a problem with my headphones on my Macbook 2.1. For reference: The top output are my speakers, the bottom are my headphones, but the middle does not work. When I plug in my ...
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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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Sound Not Working Until Manually Enabled/Disabled

Alright, so I'm running Xubuntu 12.10, and whenever I close the lid to my laptop, or turn it off, I have to go into my sound settings-> Configuration-> then manually switch it from Analog Stereo, to a ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 USB speaker static

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04, and just attached new Arctic Sound S111 USB speakers. There is persistent background static in the sound that changes in intensity depending on what I'm doing on the computer. ...
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Sound in a audio conversation on skype?

I just instaled ubuntu and downloaded skype 4.0. Skype is working fine except there is no sound coming from my speakers or headphones. When I go to options: sounds I see a bounch of choices for ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 volume control not showing

I installed ubuntu 12.04 and everything was fine and working. Recently when I start my computer the sound controller in top bar is not working. If I click on volume control icon on top bar it doesn't ...
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Speakers not working on XPS 17

My laptop has an HDMI output, two stereo headphone jacks, and internal speakers. Unfortunately, the internal speakers do not work, except at the login screen when my computer boots. I've tried setting ...
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No sound from internal speaker but headphones OK

The problem: The system won't play sound on the internal speaker of the laptop, but only on the headphone. When I put the headphone jack half in and fiddle around with it, then it'll play even on the ...
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How do I get sound from speakers instead of TV over HDMI

I'm a noob with this OS. I installed Ubuntu today and it's up and working surprisingly fast ^^ My only issue is: I got my PC connected to speakers and connected to my TV via HDMI, when I try to play ...
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Recorded sound using mic heard in only one speaker

I just installed vokoscreen to record screen and sound.I have also installed Pulse Audio Volume Control to control the devices.I am using my mobile earphone to record sound. So when I record,I speak ...
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13.10 - no headphone sound

I have a major problem. I recently bought an Acer E1 - Ubuntu 13.10 as OS. (My first foray into Linux after getting exasperated over a bug in anoter OS). Since a bomb blast some years ago, I am ...
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Speakers Aren't Functioning Properly

I have a Dell Vostro 2520 with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. It has only a front left and a front right speaker. The front right speaker suddenly stopped working. How do i fix this?
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No headphones, but “Play sound through” only shows headphones not speakers

My sound settings never show both speakers and headphones like it used to when headphones are connected. It now only shows one like this: That is what's currently being shown, yet I have no ...
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External Sound on right not working Ubuntu 13.10 x64

My internal sound is working perfectly, but as soon as I plug in a speaker/headphone I hear from only one of them. The same speakers/headphones work perfectly with other computers. I am new to here, I ...
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Sound Devices Question

Each time I put my speakers or earphones something "weird" happens. The minimal sound shifts. It is halfway through the bar. If i go less than half then no sound comes out. How to fix this?
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laptop speakers

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and sound will come out of headphones, but won't come out of my laptop speakers. Headphones work. I have a new ASUS and already tried the first 2 solutions on this ...
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x-fi platinum front panel and center speaker problem

Is there any way to make the front panel work on Ubuntu 13.10 or 12.04? (the remote control and the midi input) Is there any way to enable center speaker (7.1 speakers) without QasMixer app (only ...
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Why ain't the speakers working after installing wifi module?

My laptop speakers are not working in ubuntu 12.04(but headphones are working) after installing wi-fi module. And it is showing an error "muxinfo call failed" before startup. I tried the answers of No ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 speakers do not work on startup

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10, and my laptop's internal speakers no longer play sound. I've searched the internet numerous times and tried various things, but so far nothing has fixed the ...
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No audio devices after connecting bluetooth speaker

When I connect my bluetooth speaker to my pc sometimes the connection goes wrong. I hear the beeb on my speaker telling me it's connected but when i try to play audio nothing happens. When I look in ...
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creative zii sound t6 volume low

I have recently installed the new Ubuntu 13.10, I have creative zii sound t6 wireless speakers. they are functioning however the volume level is not as it was before it sound much lower once on ...
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How to fix: monitor's speaker volume resets to max upon system restart?

How can I set monitor's speakers volume to be remembered after system restart? If every change would be hard to remember I'd like to at least set default volume. The Samsung monitor is detected as a ...
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Sound not working on ubuntu 13.10

I recently updated to Ubuntu 13.10. For 2-3 days, audio worked well and after that it stopped. I can't hear anything through my headphones or through my speakers. I tried all the possible solutions ...
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Lubuntu 13. 10 on Asus Eee PC - speaker problem

Lubuntu 13.10 running on a netbook. I made a video of it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rITFM6Co9pM It's running from a bootable flash drive to test it. Speakers don't work properly; they make ...
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USB powered Apple Pro speakers don't work

I just found my old Apple Pro speakers. Those speakers are attached to an external USB sound card with integrated amplifier. When I plug-in the speakers to any USB port Ubuntu recognizes them and ...
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Speakers and Headphones play at the same time. Lenovo ThinkPad

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. They worked fine until just a couple hours ago, and I see the other threads but they don't have solutions. None of 20 I must have looked at. I looked at Alsamixer, but there is no ...
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Sound issue in Lubuntu

I'm recently having a problem in my Lubuntu deskptop: sound through the speakers doesn't seem to work. The funny thing is: it works when I plug in my earphones. I've tried to unmute everything with ...
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How to make speakers work on Sony Pro 11?

I've installed Ubuntu 13.10 on Sony Pro 11 laptop. Everything works fine except for the speakers (both speaker and the headphone plug). Following is the output of running the cat /proc/asound/cards ...
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Sound System not working in ubuntu 12.04 Sony vaio svf14212 laptop

When I play audio file in my ubuntu 12.04 vaio laptop, it's audible in headset but no sound comes when i remove headsets.Speakers not working. What do I do?
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Simultaneous sound output from internal speaker and external speakers

I'm using Kubuntu 13.0.4 as well as Linux Mint on a Compaq dc7900 sff. I have an Intel Core2 running at 3.16GHz and 2GB of RAM. I believe I have Intel HDA sound, and after running HardInfo it says my ...
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Weird sound problems in Ubuntu 13.04 - Volume label not showing up

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 with Gnome. I've recently had some weird problems with my sound. The speaker symbol in the system bar on top does not show up. To be more precise, just after logging in the ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 is not able to access all the sound ports on the motherboard at once

I am using DG43RK motherboard, and it has 10.1 channel audio support(it has 5 3.5mm jacks at the back) and a optical S/PDIF port also at the back coupled with them. My CPU panel at the front has 2 ...
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How to get USB speakers working?

I am having trouble to get USB speakers (Harman/Kardon soundsticks) working on my ASUS Zenbook running Ubuntu 13.04. When I plug them in, they briefly appear in the sound settings: But after about ...
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laptop speaker not working after using headset, ubuntu 13.04

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. Using dell Xps m1330. My laptop speakers were working until i use my headset. not laptop speakers are not working but headset is working. Can any one help please. Thanks ...
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USB Headset - Wireless not receiving audio

My speakers work great when I plug them into the green outlet in the back of my PC, however I have a wireless USB headset (2 years old). My question is: does anyone know of an app or term tool I can ...
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Pulseaudio glitching out really badly

so I was just using my computer and for some bloody annoying reason my computers audio started to glitch out, so I looked in pulseaudio and noticed, IT'S RANDOMLY SWITCHING FROM HEADPHONES AND ...
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no sound in HP 620 laptop speakers

I had Windows 7 32 bit installed, but now installed Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I lost sound in internal speakers - headphone sound works correctly. I tried almost everything - no effect. Alsamixer shows ...
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Sounds play through speakers and headphones

I am getting sound through my laptop's speakers as well as from the headphones. How can I fix this??