Questions tagged [noise]

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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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ubuntu skype lifecam vx-700 mic random issue

I'm currently experiencing some annoying random issue with a Microsoft Lifecam VX-700 webcam, my Ubuntu 18.04 (updated regularly) and skype (skypeforlinux) at its latest version (ver 8.59.0.77 at ...
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Noise in headphones after resuming from suspend

I hear noise in my headphones while resuming from suspend. If I try to play some music, I cannot hear anything but only noise. No matter how I change the volume level, the noise level is always the ...
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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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Microphone so noice when recording, in ubuntu studio19.10

i have a high quality recording MIC and it was excellent in windows, here in Ubuntu studio i got this problem when i record in the MIC the voice are not clear and so much noise , i try to fix a lot ...
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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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A crackling sound on mic recordings [closed]

I get crackling noise on the background with both headset mic and in-built laptop mic. What may be causing this?
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Ubuntu 18.04 boots into Noise/Garbage Output if Recovery Mode is not used

When I boot Ubuntu 18.04 it passes through GRUB to finally show this: The first thing I did was selecting recovery mode in GRUB. This worked; but as expected, it did sent me into a 800x600 GNOME. ...
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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 ...
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HDD makes tick noise every second

I just bought a SSD to replace the HDD in my laptop (Dell Inspiron 15 3521). So I migrated the windows partition, root partition of Ubuntu, and make a bcache caching partition for /home which stays on ...
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Annoying noise on Vaio S series when seeking music to other parts of the same song

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 on a Vaio S series computer (Model: SVS15136PGB). When playing a music, everything is fine, but when seeking music (by seeking I mean when i click on the progress bar of the ...
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Updated audio mixer for 14.04+

Is there any advanced audio mixer where I can have more control of my microphones (audio input)? There's almost no options on alsamixer and the default pulseaudio mixer. Also, I can only see stereo ...
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How to eliminate white noise when using a MIDI keyboard

I am experiencing some crackling sounds coming from my computer when I have qjackctl hooked up and I am using zynaddsubfx. At first I thought it was the microphone but I tested it with and without ...
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Wierd sound from headphone on ubuntu 14.04.1 lts

For some reason there is a weird, static-y noise coming from my headphones. It goes away when i'm playing a video or music, or have the sound settings open. I'm using Ubuntu from a usb. I'm a ...
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Graphics card fan making noise in Ubuntu

I've noticed that whenever i'm in Ubuntu the fan on my graphics card is running allot faster than when I am in Windows. I have a GTX 560 ti & i'm not sure if it is because the graphics card is ...
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Noise from headphones

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug my headphones in I hear an annoying noise . The noise is not influenced by the volume level as well as the software used. It is just always there. Any ...
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Laptop speakers make noise when audio jack is plugged in

I'm using a Lenovo Ideapad y410p with Ubuntu 14.04, and when I plug in headphones to my computer, the laptop speakers emit a loud, high pitched hum. I've fixed the issue and just made this thread to ...
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ubuntu 14.04 LTS is making a weird strange sound like radio frequency

I recently updated to ubuntu 14.04 LTS and I am having this issue ever since, a weird strange sound like radio frequency but this doesn't affect any other sound, I can still hear other sounds like ...