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Questions tagged [noise]

Questions about audio issues in hardware or software.

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Xubuntu 18.10 - Microphone static noise disturbance

I'm new to Linux and I installed Xubuntu just today (after I tried other distros). I have a problem with my microphone (happened with the other distros too, if this can help): I hear a very annoying ...
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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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How to control case fan with no pwm?

is there a simple way to control only the case fan? I own a asus p8h61-m lx2 mobo, but in the bios I cannot configure the case fan below 60%. On the other hand on windows I have installed ai suite 2, ...
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Popping or Crackling Reboot/ShutdownLubuntu 18.04

I have a Dell Latitude D610 1.73ghz Intel Pentium M 2gb RAM. It uses SigmaTel C-Major audio sound. Every single reboot or shutdown it pops or crackles. I know it can be capacitor discharge by improper ...
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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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Are there any experiences with the new nvidia Max-Q graphic cards and Ubuntu?

I am thinking about getting a new "gaming" Laptop, I currently run a 2014 MSI GT60-2PE8H i7-4810MQ. Since I like to game on linux noise is a problem. I know the GT60 is very noisy for itsel but on ...
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Noisy laptop speakers when external soundcard in use (18.04)

When I use my external soundcard (Presonus AudioBox USB), my laptop speakers makes a high-pitched, electronic activity noise. It sounds very much like a grounding issue. The noise is to be heard only ...
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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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Find out what causing jbd2 write on disk every some seconds what resulted in pemanent noise

For a couple of months hard drive make permanent noise of spinning, its beginning moments after power and not stopping. From googling I assume that problem is possibly jbd2 process that every few ...
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How to remove microphone noise

I always have static microphone noise. Here I recorded small example: https://photos.app.goo.gl/WyQ43ZkkxKeZe9E62 I use Xiaomi mi notebook air 13.3. It doesn't matter if I use any headsets or default ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is making a weird beeping noise on startup

I was using a dual boot of Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. Then I formatted my laptop and installed Ubuntu 14.04. When I restarted, it made a loud beeping noise for 1-2 min before it started up. Since ...
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Display problem - noises and corrupted images

As I recently installed Ubuntu I noticed my screen sometimes displays corrupted images. It usually acts this way when I drag and drop windows and filling forms in browser (when autocompleting forms ...
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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 ...
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Remove extra noise from ffmpeg video

I am using the following command to record the audio and video: ffmpeg -loglevel warning -y -f v4l2 -s 544x288 -i /dev/video0 -vstats -vstats_file '/home/2014-05-13T07-18-37/left_cam-stats' -f pulse -...
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Noise removal from USB soundcard

I am using the Syba USB soundcard for live audio from other audio sources like bluetooth or logitech mic. It's working perfectly, I am able to hear the live audio of bluetooth and logitech from the ...
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Squeeking noise issue with Asus laptop. Found working solution for Windows, now how to do this on Ubunutu?

My Asus laptop makes a high pitch squeeking noise/sound. It turns out that is has something to do with the CPU and its power saving settings. I have my laptop on dual-boot with Windows 7 and Ubuntu ...
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Strange noise in headphones when no sound is played

There is a strange noise from my headphones on Lenovo T440. The sound is like when you tune your radio, but you get a wrong frequency and you hear unpleasant noise. The noise starts when Ubuntu 14.04 ...
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Why can't I install noise (music player) in Ubuntu 13.10?

I followed these steps to install the music player noise in my Ubuntu 13.10. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemequ/sqlheavy sudo add-apt-repository ppa:elementary-os/daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-...
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fan noise of dell inspirion after ubuntu 12.10 is installed alongside windows 7

How do i solve fan noise issue of dell inspirion 32 bit ubuntu 12.10 installed along side windows 7? I tried many options indicated in the forum but nothing seem to work. when I try touch /etc/...