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Sound Input device (microphone) not working

I have recently updated my laptop OS from Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 After updating the OS, my laptop's input device ie., microphone is not working. Earlier it was working with Ubuntu 12.04. Also there ...
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4answers
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System Settings icons missing in 14.04

I did a fresh install of trusty 14.04, but a lot of icons are missing. I installed from DVD which was painfully slow and I hope to avoid repeating the process, especially since I started customizing ...
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5answers
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System Settings won't load after Ubuntu 14.04 installation

Since I installed Ubuntu 14.04, system setting won't load. I click on it in the dash and my mouse indicates it is thinking, but then stops and never loads the system settings. The same is true with ...
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2answers
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How to reinstall PulseAudio (Ubuntu 12.04)

I was trying to fix my audio problems using suggestions from this forum. One of the comments suggested I execute this and only this: killall pulseaudio So I did, and I restarted my computer just ...
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2answers
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wifi and ethernet keep disconnecting

I don't know if this has been asked before, but the internet (ethernet and wifi) is constantly disconnected. I've checked the router, via other devices (such as cell phone and tablet) and access to ...
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3answers
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unity-control-center not working in i3wm on Ubuntu 16.04

I am using i3wm desktop environment on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. Everything was fine on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now when I use unity-control-center I see only the following settings: Personal > Language Support ...
3
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1answer
986 views

Missing Security & Privacy after upgrade

After a successful upgrade from Vivid 15.04 to Wiley 15.10 everything is working 100% fine. But I discovered I am missing the "security & privacy" option in system settings. It doesnt appear in ...
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1answer
2k views

Sound settings missing

When I click on the sound icon then sound settings Systems Settings opens and there is no sound setting menu. In fact the only icons in the System Settings window, there are 4 icons: Language ...
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1answer
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Move launcher from one monitor to another in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I have Ubuntu 16.04 running on a HP Desktop with two monitors. The launcher is currently located on the left edge of the right hand monitor which is very inconvenient. How do I move it to the left ...
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1answer
935 views

System settings menu Ubuntu 14.04

Is it normal to have such a reduced system settings menu in Ubuntu 14.04? No options for keyboard, sounds...
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1answer
680 views

No sound in Ubuntu 14.04 after HDMI detatch

I was using my TV as a monitor connected to my lenovo laptop, through a HDMI connection, manually changing the sound sink in system options. Then I shutdown the system and then unplugged the HDMI, ...
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0answers
687 views

gnome-control-center missing options

I was having issues with microphone input and followed advice here to fix alsa-base. In doing so I have lost a number of options from gnome-control-center. Most people with the issue found that ...
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1answer
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system settings disapeared from launcher

After restart my pc this morning I found that there was no sound system. First thing I did was: sudo alsa force reload That didn't solve the problem: Next I did the following: sudo apt-get remove --...
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2answers
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Shutdown options not shown as expected

When I press system cog and "Shutdown.." it just freezes some windows and shuts Ubuntu down. I would expect to see the options to Restart or Shutdown. It happened after some work with terminal, ...
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0answers
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Ubuntu 19 applications disapears accidentally

I'm new to linux systems. I've just heard that they are good and stable and I need them for some web and android application developments. But as I installed an Ubuntu 19 some weird and stupid things ...

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