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Questions tagged [indicator-sound]

The sound icon found in the Ubuntu panel

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Lubuntu 18.04 lxde indicator applet and applications are not working

I am sort of new lubuntu, I have installed redshift and kde-connect which was perfectly indicated in indicator applet. After restarting my laptop indicator applet and application of it started not ...
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Make Ubuntu terminal not go Buuuumpppp

When we are in the terminal and we hit tab to complete the command line, and it can't complete all the way because there are multiple options, the terminal makes a "Bummmmpppp" noise. Is there a way ...
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Volume icon disappeared without any apparent reason

The icon used to be around there. Now gone. Any idea how I can restore it? Ubuntu 18.10 Sound is working perfectly fine though and I can change the volume in the settings. But no icon.
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Sound Hotkeys Aren't Working after switching to Unity (Ubuntu 18.04)

I just switch from Gnome to Unity (Ubuntu 18.04), after transition I've noticed that the current playing song isn't appearing when I click on sound's icon located in the top bar and my hotkeys (Prev - ...
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Stop sound when deleting files (or system events)

Ubuntu Mate 18.04 I am trying to shut off that sound that occurs when I delete files. I tried this. Open dconf-editor. Browse to org/gnome/desktop/sound On the right, unclick event-sounds.
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No Sound or Brightness indicator

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I usually use unity but I've been working on setting up an i3 config. All of a sudden there are no volume or brightness indicators when I change the volume/brightness with ...
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In which file is the configuration of the Sound Preferences stored in Ubuntu 16.04?

I adjust the recording level of both the mic and the internal audio (or speakers/earphone if you like) with sliders after clicking on the audio icon and Sound Preferences in the pannel of Ubuntu Mate ...
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How to fix player in sound menu

I have a fresh install of 16.04.LTS and Clementine. Whenever I play a track on Clementine, the sound menu shows the song being played but doesn't show the 'stop' icon. Instead it shows the 'play' ...
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How to make Banshee show up in the sound menu / topicons?

Problem Is there even a "sound menu" anymore in 17.10? When I have a lot of windows open and I get a phone call, I'm in the habit of stopping playback from the top bar somewhere near the sound icon. ...
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(K)Ubuntu 17.10 - No Audio devices found, no settings, no sound

I just installed Kubuntu 17.10 (reinstall, from 17.04), keeping my old /home, but formatting/reinstall to /boot and / When it started up after installing, I noticed the sound icon in tray being the "...
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No effect of controlling external usb soundbar with Alsamixer (i3wm)

I have a Dell monitor with an accompanying USB soundbar. On Gnome it used to work. Using alsamixed to switch nothing happens when I change the volume. Sound output remains the same (i.e laptop speaker ...
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notify-osd over indicators

On a fresh installation of Ubuntu 17.04 I experience strange behavior of the volume indication notifcation notify-osd over the status bar. Can I move the notifcation down?
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Sound not working after moving /home to different partition. Works in log in screen

System: Ubuntu GNOME 16.04.2LTS 64bits Yesterday I migrated /home to a different partition using this guide. After rebooting everything was working great EXCEPT sound! I DO have sound in the log in ...
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sound-indicator system slider “jumps” in steps of ~10%

So, as the 17.04 got released I decided to jump the early bandwagon and upgrade from 16.04 LTS to 16.10 to 17.04. From experience I know that upgrading to a non-LTS is hardly a smooth ride and this ...
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Sound Icon Red With Dashes

Why does the sound icon turn red with dashes whenever I attempt to play something with sound? Sound Icon With Red Dashes When Attempting to Play Something Normal Sound Icon When Not Attempting to ...
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Why don't I see Lollypop in the sound indicator menu? [closed]

I just installed the Lollypop (v.0.9.227) music player. All good, but I don't see it in the Ubuntu sound-indicator applet. Is this expected behavior or is something wrong with my system? I have ...
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How can I integrate mpv media player into the Ubuntu sound menu?

I tried the following command to integrate mpv into the Ubuntu sound menu. $ gsettings set com.canonical.indicator.sound interested-media-players "['lollypop', 'mpv']" This adds an entry for mpv but ...
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Ubuntu 16 - Holding Volume Up key on keyboard not working

I'm trying to change the volume level on my Ubuntu 16. If I try to mute via holding the notebook's "Fn" + "volume down" key, the volume decreases 1 level and then it quickly decreases the rest of it, ...
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Missing sound control on Menu Bar 14.04

My sound has been working fine until recently.I lost sound and the sound control on the menu bar.When I reboot all I get is a clicking sound. When I managed to get back the sound control, it had an x ...
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“Sound Settings” menu in Xfce4-Panel does not open

The "Sound Settings" button on the "Sound Menu" indicator of the "Indicator Plugin" on the Xfce4-Panel will not open. This button should open pavucontrol, which I can launch from the terminal or ...
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How can I open a menu with a shortcut key if no shortcut key exists for the menu?

Is there a keyboard shortcut to open/drop-down the sound menu/indicator, in order e.g. to see the currently playing song? If not, how could I set one?
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pavucontrol is not launching in xubuntu

I have the xfce indicator plugin in the system tray. When I click on speaker icon > sound settings...: Nothing happens. This used to work. pavucontrol is not launching, any suggestions on how to ...
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Remove DBUS support from an application

I'm trying to remove an application from the sound indicator menu (smplayer), and every time I remove it using dconf-editor, if I launch it again, it adds itself back. Is there an .so file or ...
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How to add media keys for a player/plugin to the Sound menu in Unity

I want to add media keys for Totem and Adobe Flash player to the sound menu in the upper bar of Unity.Is there a way to do this? Here is a screenshot of what I mean: If it is not possible to do it ...
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Pause music on middle click at sound-indicator

Is it possible to change middle-click action of sound indicator? I want to be able to pause/resume playback of gmusicbrowser by middle-clicking (or using another mouse combo) on it. Current behavior ...
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com.canonical.indicator.sound visible key is gone

I was missing the sound indicator from the xfce4 unity notification indicator panel, so I tried the steps in Sound icon missing from top menu to fix it. I discovered that com.canonical.indicator....
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Can I add Quod Libet controls to the sound menu?

I recently installed the latest version of Quod Libet. However, unlike other music players (for example, Rhythmbox) it doesn't have play/pause/prev/next controls under the sound menu. How can I add ...
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Is it possible to get Sound Menu integration for cmus?

I really like the terminal media player cmus. I would like to have Ubuntu Sound Menu integration with cmus, so I can skip tracks, see the album art, etc. Is this possible?
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indicator-sound is crashing and VLC or any media player does not open

Whenever I try to open VLC media player from dashboard, it doesn't open. When I try to open any video file by double clicking on it, Ubuntu shows me the following error message: Sorry Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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What is the meaning of the `greeter-export` setting in sound menu?

If you inspect com.canonical.indicator.sound with dconf you can see there are two settings global-mute greeter-export Are they documented anywhere? What is their precise meaning?
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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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No sound notification in KDE Plasma Desktop

I installed the KDE plasma desktop yesterday on my Ubuntu 14.04 system. The environment has been working quite well up until now. However, I just noticed that there was no Sound notification icon in ...
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No sound-indicator after login

Fresh Ubuntu 14.04 install. I can play sound just fine, but there's no sound indicator. If I go to system settings and then into sound I can make it pop up - but it's in a mute position and I can't ...
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Strange bug with sound slider

I have a strange bug with sound slider in Ubuntu 14.04. This problem was described here too but with no answer and the author was using another desktop - I'm using default Unity. I can confirm that ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Top right sound screen icon, greyed and not working

I can hear rythmbox songs and Internet videos perfectly, but my screen sound icon is always greyed and muted, and I cannot use it for turn up and down sound volume... Any advice would be of great ...
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vlc sound menu integration broken 14.04

My sound menu integration of VLC seems to be broken (see screenshot), also the multimedia keys do not work any more. Is there a package I am missing?! The back forward buttons in the sound menu do not ...
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Remove VLC player from sound menu in Unity bar

I don’t use VLC that much to have it there, so I would like to remove it from the sound menu in the top right. I found a small image to show what it looks like (the sound menu is open and shows VLC ...
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I've lost access to sound widget after a few updates on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04

I've lost access to sound widget after a few updates on a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04. I'm attaching a screenshot of my notification bar. Notice that there is no sound icon to adjust sound. The ...
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Sound indicator issues after upgrading to 14.04

I upgraded t 14.04 yesterday and now the sound indicator disappears every time I run Pithos. Also the media keys don't work. I tried showkey, and the system reads the keys fine, but nothing happens. ...
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Does Ubuntu 12.04 have a sounds folder to help set my email notification?

Does Ubuntu 12.04 have a stock sounds folder with some sounds I can use to set my email notification and other kind of notifications? I am looking for something centralized, like in /usr/share not a ...
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Can't remove Youtube icon from sound indicator

I've tried to remove YouTube player from sounds menu in Ubuntu 13.10 but it doesn't worked. I've done all these things from this webupd8 site. I've already added to blacklisted player but it still ...
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Modify sound indicator menu to hide controls from inactive player or remove it after closeing

I like Spotify's indicator menu which expands whenever the application is open. I don't like Rhythmbox's which shows all the buttons all the time. I'd like to hide the Rew/Play/FF buttons from ...
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Adding item to sound menu

I made a little Python app that posts the song I'm listening to on Twitter. I added its .desktop to the sound menu alright, but it shows up with the Prev - Play/Pause - Next controls (just like any ...
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Always show Clementine's controll buttons in indicator

When Rhythmbox is installed, it's control buttons are always shown in the sound indicator, even when the program isn't running. Now I've removed it and installed Clementine instead. In the indicator ...
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13.10 indicator-sound only preferred-media-players

My Ubuntu 13.10 ignores my settings for my media players: altough the dconf-editor settings are such, that there's only one preferred-media-player ('vlc.desktop') my indicator-sound shows ...
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no sound indicator or sound settings after playing with hda-jack-retask

I was playing with hda-jack-retask (changed mic input to line out output), after I finished everything was ok, system settings showed new device in sound tab, after few restarts that what happens: In ...
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How can I save my bluetooth headset volume settings?

I'm running ubuntu 13.10, but I first saw this on 13.04. Whenever my headset connects to my computer, the audio gets set for "Telephony Duplex" instead of "High Fidelity Playback". Additionally, the ...
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It seems to be a conflict between indicator-multiload and indicator-sound-gtk2

After upgrading from 12.04 to 13.10, indicator-multiload indicators in the xfce4 panel become invisible as soon as I activate indicator-sound-gtk2. I don't know where i can find any error log for this,...
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GUI to control sound

Is there any good GUI app to control my sound settings? When I use Ubuntu, I use the sound indicator and have no problems with sound configuration. Unfortunately, sometimes sound stops working when I ...
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XFCE4 Empty Volume Control Applet

In Xfce4.10 on the panel I put the Indicator Applet. It always showed me the volume control and network icons. I updated to 13.10, cleaned some stuff, removed some orphaned package, and I notice that ...