Questions tagged [noise]

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Static noise when NO audio playing

I have this issue where I hear a static noise coming from my speakers that goes away when I start playing any audio and comes back after a few seconds when I am not playing any audio.
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Alternative way to suppress the noise in microsoft teams

When our mic is turned on in a Teams meeting or call, background noise around we—shuffling papers, slamming doors, barking dogs, and so on—can distract others. We need to suppress this noise. Right ...
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Fresh Lubuntu 20.04.5 - Continuous HDD I/O operations while in idle

Freshly installed Lubuntu 20.04, with no software installed, HDD makes an abrupt sound every 2-5 seconds as if the disk is being read or written to momentarily (or possibly the head is attempting to ...
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Connect mic to mixing software to reduce noise

I got a good usb microphone with excellent quality, but I also have a clicky mouse and keyboard (both with mechanical switches). I wanted to ask if it is possible to connect my mic to some kind of ...
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Static Noise USB soundbar

I've been having a very annoying issue with sound for some time, out of no where the USB soundbar starts a static noise and I need to change the output to another device and change again to stop it. I ...
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Noise from mic recording audio with screen recording

I want to make a video tutorial.During recording,I am getting heavy noise(video link attached) from mic,probably it is recording laptop internal fan noise.But,there is no noise from mic in zoom or ...
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Fan Noise Reduction AsRock motherboard + AMD Ryzen

I am asking this question because I noticed there wasn't an obvious answer for beginners. The problem is very simple: I have a pretty noisy Wraith Spire CPU fan. Normally, it could run at a silent ...
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Pulseaudio echo/noise-canceling module is not persisting between reboots

My laptop microphone pics up a lot of whiney and white noise which is intolerable for my coworkers to listen to. I have tried to follow a myriad of guides on how to enable the pulse echo/noise ...
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The sound of letter 's' is removed by Noise Torch

I have recently started using noise torch beta 0.7.2. I am impressed. But I have noticed that in my speech the sounds of letter 's' get removed. There may be other sounds experiencing the same fate ...
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My microphone is recording every internal sound

Whenever i tried to record any sounds, my microphone also recording internal sound and also has echo and noises. How do i record only my voice, this is bother me wenever i was on video conference (...
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Microphone not working as expected in ubuntu 18.04. Constant Noise

I'm using ubuntu 18.04. My microphone is not working as expected. I checked input level in the sound settings. It is constantly showing 4 to 5 blue lines even when I'm not speaking anything. Whenever ...
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Trying to setup my mic with noise cancellation, Ubuntu 20.04.1

I'm trying to set my microphone that is plugged in the rear panel. When I set it to default Audacity has a bump noise when hitting the record button. The recording has noise from my fan. I have two ...
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Noise on headset mic ubuntu 18.04

When I use the built-in microphone without headset, everything is fine and the recording quality is high, no noise. But when I plug in the headset (and mic), there is a high noise in my recordings. ...
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Hardware noise (coil whine?) after launching application

I am having strange issues with Ubuntu 20 on my laptop since the Ubuntu 20 beta. Every time I launch an application like Firefox, Files, Store, Terminal etc. (and sometimes even less than that, such ...
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Noise/Echo Cancelling Software for ubuntu 18.04 LTS

is there any noise cancelling software that filters background noise in ubuntu which can make my mic sound clearer when I record a voice/audio
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Is it possible to use a mic and speaker connected to a phone or computer to do noise cancelling?

I am working from home and there are plenty of distractions, from neighbours dog to their children. I want to reduce using in-ear earphone that is the only thing effective to give me some quiet for ...
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Strange song played on restart

This kind of freaked me out. I wa shutting down on ubuntu 19.10 and as my computer was almost off (screen had turned off, but fan and keyboard backlight was still on) it played a strange like 8 bit ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 White(strange)-Noise problem from headphone?( No Matter Sound is play or not)

I'm using Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Whenever I enter Ubuntu after the Grub menu (It starts at log.) there is a constantly annoying noise from the headphone, but in Windows 10 there is no problem. ...
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Unpleasant headphone noise on ubuntu 18.04

Since installing Ubuntu 18.04 my headphones have been making an unpleasant popping noise. It is short and usually happens when sound starts (e.g. when I press play on a youtube video). Other times it ...
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Poping Loud noise when shutting down Ubuntu 16.04

I installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lg Gram laptop. Both systems seems to work. However, every now and then when I tried to shut down Ubuntu, the laptop can make an extremely loud beeping ...
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constant background noise from speakers when laptop plugged in to AC

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with unity-desktop on a Thinkpad T480s. I noticed today (can't really say if it was the same before and I had never noticed, or if it started now) that my laptop's speakers ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Microphone crackling / popping sound

I’m using Ubuntu 18.04 installed on a laptop (Toshiba Satellite L675D-S7052) with an internal microphone. When I use the terminal to record a sound sox -t alsa default ./recording.wav, or use discord, ...
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HP Pavilion g6 Notebook fan spins stops repeatedly

My laptop fan is working annoyingly. It spins for 5 seconds and then stops for 2 seconds and then spins and then stops repeatedly. It always annoys me. I use sensors package to check when this ...
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White noise from headphones in Ubuntu 18.04.1 on Dell XPS 13 9370

Whenever I plug in my headphones on my Dell XPS 9370 I hear a white hissing sound. Apparently, this was common in the XPS 9360 as well and can be fixed by setting the headphone mic volume to 10dB. $ ...
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Recording audio output from phone with Audacity and AUX cable

I am trying to record the phone output audio using AUX cable connected to my PC mic jack. The recorded raw file is filled with a noise. Does anyone know how could I eliminate that noise? I am using ...
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Static noise when playing sound

From time to time I get a lot of static noise when playing sound. It stops when no sound is played (e.g. when music playback is stopped). Seems to be independent from output device (same symptons ...
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Microphone noise-filtering for recording

I am trying to build a setup where I can do screencasts from my computer (Ubuntu 18.04). I have looked everywhere (I've been researching for weeks) for information regarding how to get noise-...
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my hard disk is too noisy (always making clicking noise)

I am fairly new to Linux and I am noticing my hard disk is constantly churning over with clicking sounds. I've tried various sites to fix this problem, but have been unsuccessful. I've tried: https:/...
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Ubuntu 17.10 laptop noisy after suspend

I recently got a Dell XPS 13 9360R and installed Ubuntu 17.10. Everything works well except resuming after suspend causes some weird noise when scrolling etc. It also causes an crackling noise when ...
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17.10 empty HDD volume keeps clicking, works fine

I installed 17.10 on my nas on top on an SSD. I had a 4tb volume attached to which worked just fine (could browse the files etc). I formatted and partitioned the 4tb volume and now I can hear the ...
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Fan runs full speed forever after waking from suspend

I have a Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (5th gen., type 20HR) that works wonderfully with Ubuntu 16.04 but for one thing: the fan often (but not always) comes on full after waking the laptop from suspend, ...
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A noise in my microphone

I have been using Ubuntu for a while. I have been suffering for noise while I am using the microphone for a while. I am using Acer V13. The problem is not the Mic because it's working flawless on ...
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Noise color whole screen when shutdown

I have tried ubuntu 16.04, however its screen is noise of color when I shutdown. I do not know why? Maybe my laptop has problem?
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Determine what process or program is making a certain noise

Every so often, at irregular intervals, my computer makes a strange beep. I think its a notification sound for something but I can't tell what its notifying me of, or what is even notifying me. Is ...
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Echo Cancellation and Noise Reduction for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? [duplicate]

I have been using Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on my ASUS TP200SA for a week now and after making a Skype call I have realized that the features that had with Windows are gone now. My laptop has a stereo ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 Lenovo fan noise

I am new to Linux systems. Five days ago I installed Ubuntu. The first time there was no problem at all anywhere. But when I decided to go Additional drivers and chose nvidia driver, fan speed ...
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Just installed ubuntu and fan won't stop working!

I installed ubuntu and when I tried to open it everything worked fine, after a few seconds the fan started to run at the max speed without stoping. Right now it still run and I don't seem to find a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04, persistent noise and doesn't shutdown

I have a dual boot laptop ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501VW (Windows 10 and Ubuntu 14.04). After comming back from vacation a lot of updates were done for Ubuntu, including HWE. After restarting, my laptop ...
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Fan noise in LG U460 in Ubuntu 16.04

Today after two days using Ubuntu 16.04 without problems, my laptop started to do a fan noise that's bothering me a lot, the fan is always on, and running as if on peaks , pulsating. I'm trying to ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 constant noise problem with headphones

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 on my xps 13, it is working fine except this problem. When I plug headphones in then a constant noise starting and never go until plug headphones out. I read about this problem ...
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Dell laptop fan very noisy in Ubuntu 16.04

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 on my Dell Inspiron N5110 and I like it a lot. But the problem is that the fan started to behave crazy. It is working almost always making it impossible to focus on ...
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Fan noise after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04

After upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 my computer fans have started making much more noise. I think this could be related to the graphics card, which is an ATI Radeon: 07:00.0 VGA compatible ...
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Lenovo Ideapad Y700 - Ubuntu 15.10: Constant speaker noise after login

I bought a new Lenovo Ideapad Y700 and tried Ubuntu 15.10 live on it. The speakers are making a constant noise after I login. I've recorded and shared the sound in soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/...
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Fan running at maximum speed on Asus UX32A since last update on Ubuntu 14.04

Have been using Ubuntu 14.04 for a while now, but am still not an advanced user. After one of the recent updates to the OS, the fan for my laptop runs at abnormally high speeds for prolonged periods. ...
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Distorted sound with a Lexicon Alpha USB sound card

The issue is, whenever I open a program which uses audio in some way (skype, audacity etc.) the sound of my audio player (any, I've tried at least 3 of them) turns glitchy and distorted. To resolve ...
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Pop, crack and background noise when I plug a jack (Ubuntu 14.04.3)

I have a Dell inspiron 7746 (Specs) series running Ubuntu 14.04.3 When I plug a headphones jack and there is no sound playing, I can hear a noise in the background. When I play a video, at the start, ...
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Microphone static noise

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 with dualboot. But i have problem with microphone noise. I can not find any noise reduction in Ubuntu. Sound quality is for me quite important, because i am talking with ...
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Clicking noise from acer r3 131t (left speaker)

I have a subtle clicking coming from my laptop? I have a Acer r3 131t c1yf (32gb HD, 2gb RAM) It comes from the left speaker. Windows 10 (dual boot) is very silent. The Acer Graphics listed on "...
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12.04 Upgrade: Sound Input Issues

I don't know how to follow these instructions. What do I have to write exactly in the terminal?
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Noise on headphones on HP Zbook 15 G2 with Ubuntu 14.04.2 and 15.10

After first install of Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS on brand-new HP Zbook 15 G2 I wanted to listen to music. Sound works. However, there is a constant, quite strong very annoying noise. This noise appears ...