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Ubuntu 16.04: Stop beep when closing/opening laptop lid

I run Ubuntu 16.04 on my old Thinkpad laptop, and I set the laptop to hibernate when when closing the lid. When hibernation occurs an annoying beep is emitted. Likewise when opening the lid, to bring ...
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How to mute volume on every boot in Kubuntu 18.04?

I want to set the speaker and microphone volume to zero or mute them every time my laptop starts, even if the last time I shut down my computer they where not muted. Just like what Kali Linux does. ...
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How to mute laptop when the lid closes?

I would like to mute my laptop everytime its lid closes by running the following command: amixer set Master mute I found a similar question here asked more than 2 years ago which didn't work for ...
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No sound, output devices disappeared

After installing PulseAudio Equalizer and Lollypop and yes, tweaking the Pulse's config file a bit with not much knowledge, I have lost my audio after a reboot. Output devices have disappeared, Ubuntu ...
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Mute button doesn't unmute

Problem: As the title says; the keyboard mute button doesn't unmute audio, though the light does toggle and it has no problem muting it. I've been using this notebook with Xubuntu 16.04 and I'm ...
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“cannot open mixer: No such file or directory” when trying to run alsamixer to unmute after installing Realtek audio driver

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 on Dell Inspiron 5568 15", but the sound quality is lower than the one on the Windows session. Then I searched for a solution and I downloaded Rt-linux-HDaudio-5.18 from ...
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Start without any sound? [duplicate]

How can you disable the startup-sound? I mean the drums when you login. Edit: I have tried disabling Gnome Login Sound, but it keeps drumming. And also set the volume to muted so that it sticks? Now ...
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Start a program muted, or permanently mute it

(On 16.04 with Unity) I have a particular program that makes an incredibly obnoxious sound whenever I start it up. I don't want to completely mute my system for a moment because sometimes I open it ...
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Headphones automatically mute when plugged

Since I've upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I have the following problem: When I plug in the headphones they are muted and to resolve this I have to un-mute the "speaker" in alsamixer, as seen in the ...
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Automatic mute speakers after headphones unplugged

Does any one know of a way to mute the speakers when headphones are unplugged? I tried this method https://askubuntu.com/a/697631/527877, but its not working.
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Tab Sound/Mute indicator not showing in Firefox 42

Basically the title. The new feature in Firefox 42 where you can mute the tab from a little icon isn't showing. While in the tab I can hit control-m to supposedly mute it, but this does nothing other ...
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Mute sound on shutdown and reboot scripts not working

I have a working script that mutes my sound. The script is: amixer -q -D pulse sset Master mute I want to let this script run on shutdown and reboot so that when I turn on my PC, the sound is muted. ...
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Blockify won't run

Blockify mutes Spotify during ad's. I installed it through the fixed version (ctrl-f the link) on to Xubuntu. When I tried to run Blockify from the terminal (having already run Spotify), I got: No ...
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Audio Issues with Adobe Flash Player in Ubunti 14.04 LTS

After updating the adobe flash player the audio control automatically turns mute while playing an audio/video file. Before this updation there had been no issues, everything worked fine. Request for ...
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mute/unmute usb headphone with a Mic

I have a logitech h340 (usb headphones) with no mute/unmute button. I was wondering if there was a command line method to mute and unmute / toggle the Mic on my headphone. I tried: amixer set Capture ...
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VLC sounds problems after seek

When VLC Media player is used for playing 720p+ videos, it starts out fine. But when we seek, it stops producing any sound at all (like the player is in mute) and when we seek for couple of times more ...
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Left laptop speaker, mute option and volume control not working

I'm working on an Acer Aspire E 15 on which I installed Ubuntu Studio 14.04. I have some issues regarding the audio. In particular: The left speaker is not working at all. If I plug some external ...
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How to disable muting of line-in?

How can I disable muting of line-in in Sound Settings? Line-in input mutes every time I restore my alsamixer settings with /usr/sbin/alsactl -f my_asound.state restore Option "auto-mute" is disabled ...
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No sound in KUbuntu 14.10, only Dummy output device listed

My sound card is "Game Theater XP 5.1". This command: sudo alsa force-reload Gives: Unloading ALSA sound driver modules: snd-cs46xx snd-ac97-codec snd-pcm snd-seq-midi snd-seq-midi-event snd-...
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Mute toggles on and off continuiously and launches Rhythmbox over and over

I have Ubuntu 14.04 starting in Nov 2014 on an HP-Pavilion-dv6700-Notebook-PC. Loved Ubuntu at first, but then it started toggling the mute on the sound, varying every second to 10 seconds for ...
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How can I mute an individual application from command line? [duplicate]

I can see a list of applications currently playing sound: And I can mute them by clicking the On/Off slider. How can I do thi from command line? I want to be able to mute google-chrome, so that I ...
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Audio jumps to full volume or mutes randomly

I'm on 14.04 and I get volume spikes randomly. I first noticed it only when using Spotify so I thought it was a software issue with Spotify, now I've started it noticing sometimes when playing through ...
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mute built-in speakers without muting external output speakers/headphones from command line

I have been looking for an answer for this and couldn't find one. I am trying to mute/un-mute the built-in speakers of my computer from the command line without affecting the external speakers ...
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Mute button won't toggle / un-mute

On my old DELL Latitude D620 I'm running Lubuntu. The mute button won't toggle / un-mute. I press it and it mutes fine. But when i press it again it won't un-mute. I have to use the mouse an go to the ...
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Xfce4 sound can't be un-muted

I have no sound on Xfce4. When I mute sound on Xfce (Or login to Xfce with the sound muted from the last shutdown), un-muting the sound doesn't actually un-mute all the sound outputs. It only un-mutes ...
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Enable mute button even if screen is locked

Is it possible to make it enable that when I press mute button on my laptop it'll work even if screen is locked.
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Mute key mutes Master and Headphone/Speaker (alsa channels), but unmutes only Master

I'm using Ubuntu Studio 13.04 on a Thinkpad T420s. I haven't customised the mute/volume scripts etc. The mute key mutes my audio but doesn't unmute it. When I run alsamixer I see the effect of the ...
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Sound is muted on start up [duplicate]

System sound is muted by default after startup even if I didn't set it muted before shutting down. I'm using Ubuntu 13.04 x64 bit in my HP Pavilion G6. How do I track this problem? How this can be ...
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Using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS no sound in select apps

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and for some reason I get no sound whatsoever in a few programs. VLC, Hydrogen, GNOME MPlayer, and Movie Player work fine, but Banshee, Rythmbox, Chromium, Konquerer and ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 indicator-sound shows as mute (three hyphens

I kind of have a problem. I installed Ubuntu 12.10 and my sound seems to be fine. I can play videos etc. The trouble I have is the indicator-sound applet shows as a speaker with three hyphens as if ...
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How do I automatically mute/unmute sound during a certain time period (e.g. night)?

Is there an app to mute the computer say 10PM to 7:30AM? (On Android devices I use: phone silencer app )
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Only root see soundcards with aplay -l

First of all I must warn you that I come from a failed upgrading from Ubuntu 11 to 12.04. Because (i guess) I used wdm instead of gdm. Infact wdm automatically closed during the upgrading and, ...
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12.04 sound keeps auto-muting when idle

I just installed 12.04 on an HP8510W. Everything works fine except for one weird behavior which I have noticed. When ever there is no audio playing, the audio mute indicator on the laptop is on. As ...
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Can't un-mute Toshiba A-305 S6916

The Toshiba Satellite A-305 S6916 laptop has six semi-touch buttons above the keyboard. The 'buttons' are capacitative touch areas which toggle on and off. They are back-lit when on, dark when off. ...
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How to make my microphone unmuted on startup?

Every time I boot the microphone is muted. I want it to be unmuted instead. Of course I can do it by 6 easy steps every time: press sound icon in the upper right of the screen. press "Sound settings.....
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Why does laptop's mute button keep blinking and ticking if I open certain websites in Chrome?

This is a very strange problem! I am using HP dv6000 laptop with Ubuntu 12.04. Since last few days if I open certain websites in Chrome (e.g. Gmail, Youtube, etc.) the mute button led keeps blinking ...
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Fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04 via Wubi, no sound. Any help?

As the title says, I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop using wubi, and I have no sound. $ pavucontrol shows sound playing, but nothing is coming out through speakers or headphones. You can ...
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Speaker doesn't mute when head phone is plugged

Ubuntu 12.04 HP dv7-3170 with Codec: IDT 92HD75B3X5 i solved this problem by adding the following line to alsa-base.conf options snd-hda-intel model=hp-dv5 enable_msi=1 yesterday after applying ...
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JackD mutes PulseAudio

I use rakarrack for guitar effects and I want to listen mp3 playback (Banshee etc.) and midi (Tuxguitar etc.). But when I start rakarack it starts JACK and JACK mutes all other sound sources except ...
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How to add mute/unmute for the sound menu in gnome shell?

The sound menu in gnome shell have no mute/unmute option. so if the sound is muted i have to open Sound Settings and unmute it,unlike unity i,e, i want to add a mute/Unmute button to gnome shell ...
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Why is sound changed muted on 11.10 startup?

Sound is always muted at startup that is after the login. I have to unmute it every time. How can i fix this sound mute problem which occurs at the startup? BTW, I am using HP Mini.
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How do I stop automatically unmuting when playing a Youtube Video? [closed]

Ubuntu 11.10 automatically unmutes when I play a Youtube video. It might be a general flash problem. How do I configure the sound to never be modified by programs unless I control it do to so?