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The problem can be from several factors which can be related to the Ubuntu system, hardware of the PC, cables used to connect to the sound (Headphone, Cable PC-to-TV, etc..) or the actual device that is connected to the PC (TV, Big Speakers, Home theater systems) Here are the steps to check who has the fault. Let us start with Ubuntu (From the Inside to the ...


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My experience with the Xonar U3 and 11.10 on a Samsung RV511 laptop has been very good. Installation is dead simple, just plug in and go to Sound Preferences (right click on Sound icon) and the hardware, input and output tabs selecting in turn the USB Advanced Audio Device. And there you have it, a noticeably improved sound output, haven't used the Xonar ...


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To detect your soundcard, use sudo aplay -l from the Terminal. Courtesy:https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshooting


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My fix was to run it like this parec --format=s16le --channels=1 --latency-msec=5 | ./baudline -stdin This uses parec to read from pulseaudio and pipes it to baudline.


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To find out what your sound card supports, have a look at /proc/asound/card0/codec#2 (you can just type cat /proc/asound/card0/codec#2 in a terminal to read it) Now, the 0 and the #2 may vary for you, type cat /proc/asound into the terminal and hit tab to see what's there, in this file (which isn't really a file, but never mind), you'll find something ...


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Actually, you CAN slide all the way up: when using the indicator applet icon, the max slider IS 100% unamplified To raise it ABOVE 100% (ie, to use amplified levels), you must go Sound Preferences. So, when using the applet icont, go ahead and dont worry, it wont be amplified. You can check this yourself: open the Sound Preferences window, and leave it ...


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I posted the same question on Launchpad. Here was the answer I received from Mark Rijckenberg: Please run the following command in a Terminal session: gksudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf Using the gedit editor, add this line in the /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf file: options snd-hda-intel model=dell-m6-dmic Save the change, ...


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You can blacklist its kernel module. You can do that by editing blacklist.conf sudo vi /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf You should probably add something like this: blacklist fglrx blacklist radeon alias radeon off alias lbm-radeon off That will blacklist ATIs proprietary driver (fglrx) as well as its opensource counterpart. Edit: Ok, how about using ...


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Perseverance pays. I found this lovely patch posted at: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/DigitalAC-3Pulseaudio I now can set the device in System Settings>Sound to 5.1 Digital Audio, get discrete channels sent to my receiver via PCM and the resulting audio is at the correct speed/pitch. Tested playback with 5.1 wav files and a couple DVDs...so far so ...


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snd-cs46xx is a Linux kernel module supporting Cirrus Logic's Sound Fusion CS46xx audio controllers. It is an ALSA driver included in the Linux kernel. At linux-2.6 2.6.23-1, the binary-only firmware in this driver was removed (see the package changelog), due to discovered firmware licensing issues. The driver was disabled at this time. Firmware was also ...


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We can direct the output of a running application to another soundcard or sink with pavucontrol as depicted here: These settings are valid as long as the application is running, however they can not (yet) be made permanent.


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Routing sound to different sinks with PulseAudio Yes this is possible, but you need more than one soundcard (PulseAudio calls these sinks) for this to work. Don't worry, if you have something like a headset that is connected via Bluetooth or USB, then this also counts as another soundcard. Using the PulseAudio GUI While you can configure PulseAudio from ...


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I tried the Xonar U7 on Mint 16 (based on Ubuntu 13.10) and it works fine (I haven't tried multi-channel though). Absolutely no noise, the sound is perfect with alsa k3.11.0-12-generic, alsamixer v1.0.27.1 and pulseaudio 4.0. On 29th January the alsa-wiki page provided in the first post was updated, and now the Xonar U7 is supported. With the alsamixer is ...


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The most probable cause of constant noise coming in from the speakers is usually mic boost. In order to disable this: Open a terminal. Type alsamixer and press Enter. Reduce the Mic Boost and Internal Mic Boost to zero. Refer to screenshot.


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please, when you find a solution for your problem post the steps to solve it. in order to install ubuntu-restricted-extras open terminal and execute ' sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras '


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I experienced the same problem and I have written a post about the solution I found here. Basically what I did was this: Open the file /etc/pulse/default.pa by typing the following in a terminal: gksudo gedit /etc/pulse/default.pa Change the line that says load-module module-udev-detect into load-module module-udev-detect ignore_dB=1 Save and close ...


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If Ubuntu login sound and alert sound are not working then here's how to fix it: Download dconf-editor if you haven't already. Then click in this order org -> gnome -> desktop -> sound. Once in sound, click on theme-name. The default value is freedesktop. Change it to ubuntu (lowercase!) and exit. Log out and log back in to hear the glorious drums!!


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Maybe hardware compatibility in linuxcompatible.org can help you http://www.linuxcompatible.org/compatdb/lists/hardware_linux.html Maybe this can help too http://www.linux-sound.org/drivers.html Here is another list http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Hardware-HOWTO/sound.html


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https://launchpad.net/earcandy https://launchpad.net/~earcandy-devel/+archive/ppa Its not complete but it allows you to push sound to headset.. btw pulse audio will not be doing this by default, the developers do not agree that sound should move devices in this way. I should add to any one who knows a little python, help would be gratefully accepted to ...


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Normally you won't be able to play back midi by default. Install ubuntu-restricted-extras (should pull in everything), and then try again. You may also need to search for sound fonts in synaptic and install a package (you will need fluidsynth - but I think this gets pulled in by the package I mentioned earlier).


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If you are lucky, you simply open 'alsamixer' in a console. Hardware 'channels' have volume bars; switches do not. Use the 'm' letter to change settings. Maybe you have a switch to change that input/output behaviour. Use F-keys and left/right arrows to see all your options. Now having pulseaudio as default in Ubuntu, all these alsa settings are somehow ...


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Linux Drivers for Creative Audio Cards This download is intended for the following audio devices only: * Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro * Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum * Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty® * Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer * Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic 1.- Download the driver from here (Select Asia, ...


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I can recommend the Focusrite Saffire Pro 40 FireWire card. And yes you can use multiple soundcards, with FireWire you can daisy-chain them. With PCI cards like the M-Audio Delta 1010 you can add as much cards as you have slots available and you should be able to use multiple cards at once. USB is not an option, at the moment there are basically no supported ...


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Try to do this: Go to terminal: ALT+F2 and type gnome-terminal Type: alsamixer and press F5 Now play around with the several bars. You can press M to mute and Key Up/Down to change the Bar value. To the right of the bars there are more bars depending on your sound card so do not hesitate when changing from bar to bar to keep pressing Key Left/Right to keep ...


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This looks like a good place to start http://wiki.debian.org/SoundFAQ they suggest trying to run the command with sudo. I did this with mpg321 and it no longer complained about "can't find a suitable libao driver. is device in use" but still no sound from the Virtual Box VM. Same with mplayer, under normal user, runs under sudo but no sound.


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You'll need to download and copy the firmware, compile it and copy the firmware into the correct folder location for the kernel to load when your PC boots. The error message you have in your question Loading Firmware file emu/emu1010b.fw is very useful. Install the build-essential package: sudo apt-get install build-essential Acquire an alsa-firmware ...


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That echo could come from your microphone in your headset. You need to mute the microphone sound. Open a terminal and run the alsamixer program. Use arrow left/right keys to move between sliders and press M for (un)muting a slider. Press Esc when done and run exit to close the terminal.


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There's a wonderful sound troubleshooting guide in the Ubuntu documentation that should better help you track down exactly what might be causing your trouble. Personally, my issues with sound usually revolve around different processes trying to directly access my sound card at the same time. I used a utility called randomsound to gather entropy for my ...


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Did you try unmuting the Rear, Center and LFE using the advanced volume or alsamixer ? In Ubuntu the only applications that I know to be able to use 5.1 channels are: Alsa - driver - needs to be unmuted Amarok - needs to be configured (in graphical options) Pulseaudio - mixer - needs to be configured (edit a text file in root) Totem - needs to be ...


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Please try this approach - it might help.



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