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How do I manage session options (sound in my case) when starting program with xinit?

I have tried but failed to find proper information about xinit, in order to understand why it is that when boot into Unity and then start an application (xbmc) all is well, but when I try to use a ...
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xbmc upstart scrip delivers no sound

I want xbmc to start on boot, as well as restart when it crashes. Currently, I auto-login to a user ('public') and have xbmc as a startup application. But if xbmc crashes it does not restart, which is ...
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1answer
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How to disable notifications sound while XBMC is runnig?

I would like to know if it's possible to disable notification using XBMC (mails, network etc). I'm using Kubuntu 14.04.1. I've found this command but the script doesn't work, the sound is re-enabled ...
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0answers
225 views

Why is XBMC failing to play audio from my HDMI port?

I have the following setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Server Latest Nvidia video drivers ALSA installed PulseAudio NOT installed XBMC 13.1 Gotham installed The problem: running speaker-test -c2 -D plughw:1,7 ...
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1answer
108 views

How do I determine and fix why I can not output LPCM from XBMC?

I have a fresh installation of ubuntu 14.04 on an Intel motherboard with Realtek ALC662-VC-based audio. I want to output LPCM no matter what audio format XBMC encounters, but LPCM is not a choice. I ...
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13.10 No Dolby Digital or DTS passthrough with XMBC

I am new Ubuntu User trying to get my feet wet as I am an avid windows user especially in my job. I have a Lenovo H520s with the Intel G640 processor and built in audio. I am having a problem with ...
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1answer
58 views

How to enable sound after kernel update on XMBC with cmedia-8783

After the last apt-get upgrade the sound-settings on my XMBC-server are gone again. I fiddled a lot to adjust the Sound-settings so they work with SPDIF-out and DTS but now I am lost again. There ...
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115 views

Why do the sound levels change in XBMC?

I reset the sound level in sound in application levels and as soon as the song ends it goes back to the prior setting i.e. too low Never had to raise the level before. taking the SPDIF out to a ...
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XBMC Passthrough Audio and Pulse

With XBMC, there are two audio settings. One is for for stereo audio, and the other is for passthrough audio (If I were to enable AC3 and or DTS then passthrough would be used): With the following ...
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Radeon HD5570 HDMI Video Card 5.1 Audio doesn't work

I am using Ubuntu and XMBC on my HTPC and have chosen the Radeon HD5570 Video card which has an HDMI output. In the sound preferences there is no surround sound option for the video card just stereo ...
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1answer
310 views

Why does my default sound output change when I reboot?

I have a media center computer that was working fine. I changed something and now have an odd problem. In my sound preferences, I have 2 output devices, "Internal Audio Digital Stereo (HDMI)" and ...
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1answer
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XBMC doesn’t downmix sound from 5.1 to stereo [closed]

I have installed XBMC (team-xbmc PPA) on my laptop (Kubuntu 10.10) and the sound from 5.1 movies isn’t downmixed correctly to stereo, even though the option is enabled. I have already tried ...