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Questions related to PulseAudio, the default sound server in Ubuntu, which manages all audio devices like internal and external sound cards (and therefore all speakers, microphones, headsets, etc.) through its ALSA backend.

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Muted sound after Linux boot

I am faced with a sound output problem. After I installed Linux (in my case, Kali or Mint), sound is muted. When I run alsamixer, it shows 0% every time system is booted. Could you help me to fix the ...
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Choppy/crackling audio

Having this issue for half a year, from 23.10 to 24.04. Audio would crackle, pop, and be overall choppy whenever sounds are played. Doesn't matter from what software; firefox, vlc, mocp. All the same. ...
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Bash script doesn't work when used with keyboard shortcut, but works in the console

With the help of AI I made a script, which toggles between the two audio devices chosen by me. Since the name of the device changes on each system reboot, the script finds the devices by their ...
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handset can't connect with bluetooth, shows connection fail

I am using Ubuntu 22.04. My headset was running fine. Two days ago I installed pulse and restart the PC. Afterwards my headset connected but today when I started my PC and try to connect the headset ...
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Internal microphone not working in Ubuntu 24.04 LTS

So I'm very new to using ubuntu and barely understand any of the technical stuff but I recently dual booted my ASUSTeK COMPUTER INC. ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401II_GA401II with windows 11 and Ubuntu 24.04 ...
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Pulseaudio not detecting microphone

I have a pair of Razer Nari Ultimate headphones with an integrated microphone, I never had any issues with them until a couple of days ago when I tried installing droidcam to use my phone's mic on my ...
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Pulse audio server with remote mic/speakers

This is my first idea to do this at all, till now any sound system was installed and just worked, locally, without special needs. I would know if this is possible and how to do such a thing: I have ...
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Unable to disable alsamixer mute

I installed Rt-Linux-HDaudio-5.18 drivers. After installation it told me to disable mute using alsamixer. The alsamixer won't open from the terminal. In settings the output is set to Dummy Output and ...
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Computer restarts when playing any sound from speakers

I have recently installed a new 5.1 sound card that uses Cmedia 8738 sound drivers. I was originally using Windows 10 but each time I played any sound through the speakers my computer would restart ...
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usb microphone shows up in pavucontrol but has no sound bar, recieves no input

My usb microphone doesn't work at all, in pulseaudio it recognizes as an input device but doesnt have a little sound bar below it, and system profiling just recognizes it as a keyboard for some reason....
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Bluetooth error: connection with the device failed

I have been using Kubuntu for about 5 years and my Bluetooth devices worked until about six moths ago. They stopped connecting and I got the error: "Connection with the device failed". I ...
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Xiaomi Redmibook 16 2024 mic is not working

Ubuntu 24.04 desktop, any kernel version (even 6.9). Sound has dummy output from the box. options snd-hda-intel dmic_detect=0 currently works for sound, but internal microphone does not work. 3.5 ...
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Fixing No Sound (Dummy Output) Issue in Ubuntu 24.04

Many Ubuntu 24.04 users, myself included, have been experiencing sound problems. After browsing Ask Ubuntu for solutions, I finally found a fix! I'm sharing the steps here in case it helps others ...
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Accidentally remove pulseaudio Ubuntu 22.04

I was troubleshooting audio issues on my Ubuntu 22.04 system and followed a guide telling me to uninstall and reinstall pulseaudio. I did manage to uninstall it (apt remove, and a purge somewhere) but ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 pulseaudio on pipewire bluetooth pairing works but re-connection with external bluetooth speaker fails

Edit - June 11th 2024 I've updated my 23.10 to 24.04 LTS and with it came kernel 6.8. All my stated bluetooth problems below are solved now. TL;DR (X)Ubuntu 23.10 and 22.04: Airpods work, external ...
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Timeout setting in pulseaudio on pipewire on Ubuntu 24.04

Just updated from 23.10 to 24.04. When playing media, there is a delay between the media playback and the audio output (video will play but audio does not start immediately). I have read that pipewire ...
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When are the pactl list values set up?

I've run into an odd situation. I'm running pulseaudio in system mode. I have a udev rule to run a script file when a usb device is removed. In this script I'm checking the aplay -l values and ...
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Route pulseaudio to more than 2 devices

I have a gstreamer pipeline that tee's audio into multiple sinks (devices). I've a bunch of sinks I want to route the audio to but it doesn't seem to work. When I tee the pipeline to max 2 devices, ...
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Find the Pulseaudio channel count

How can I check what the channel count is currently? I think I'm at 2 channels but I want to be able to confirm it. I'd like to be able to do it in the terminal with pactl if possible. Also how do I ...
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How to disable the orange mic icon in the top panel for a specific app? (Gnome sound indicator issue)

I'm on Ubuntu 24.04 using Gnome. I installed PulseAudio and created a sink which has two loopbacks inside. One of which is my external microphone and the other is the internal system sound. The ...
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Missing HFP/HSP via ssh and terminal

When I log in via SSH and connect to the Bluetooth headset via terminal, I can only set the A2DP profile. Also when I log in through the GUI and connect to the headset via the bluetooth manager, I ...
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Sound getting Noisy

I am using Ubuntu 20.04.6 LTS, The output sound gets noisy sometimes. There is no stable pattern to it. But this happens regardless of what audio device is used. When the run systemctl --user restart ...
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The sound disappears after several pauses in browser or vlc Lubuntu 24.04(I mean ubuntu 24.04 too)

I have some tablets with sofessx8336 and after lubuntu 24.04 installation I found problem with sound: when i press pause button several times the sound disappears. Sometimes changing profiles in ...
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Supermicro M12SWA-TF microphone input

I have a workstation with a Supermicro M12SWA-TF motherboard. I'm trying to get microphone input to work on it, but it doesn't seem to work. The audio device built into the motherboard gets recognized ...
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24.04 with pulseaudio, jack and cadence instead of pipewire

In 24.04, I'd like to replace how I have things in 22.04. In 22.04 I use Cadence to bridge pulseaudio to jack. Then Reaper and Renoise and other music software run as Jack clients. Running 23.10 (and ...
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Route system sounds to audio interface with PipeWire and JACK as source

I'm a musician and software developer and I'm looking to switch to linux my recording stack. I use Linux for work and Windows for music production/recording and I would love to get rid of Windows and ...
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How to make Pulseaudio retain HDMI sink after various events

I have a display that provides also audio via HDMI/DP cable. I also have a USB audio adapter that is connected directly to computer. Sometimes I want to use HDMI audio, sometimes USB. The problem is ...
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Audio Output Devices all wrong after using OBS

I have been experimenting with OBS Studio 30.1.2 flatpak on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. I don't really know what I'm doing, so I'm just playing around. I have definitely set up some PulseAudio input/output ...
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Ubuntu bluetooth auto pause on XM4 not worikg

There is a feature in the WH-1000XM4 that the current media playing automatically pauses if you remove the headset (read the full description on Sony's website): When you listen to music while ...
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Route PulseAudio through multiple channels without loss of quality

I want to route PulseAudio through multiple output channels. pactl list short sinks 0 alsa_output.pci-0000_00_0e.0.analog-stereo module-alsa-card.c s16le 2ch 44100Hz SUSPENDED 1 alsa_output....
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Ubuntu 22.04 Bluetooth Connection and Disconnection

I listen to music through a Sandstrom bluetooth speaker which has always worked well on the Unity desktop environment. However, I recently changed to Gnome for other reasons and now I'm having real ...
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My volume control keeps reverting to maximum on connection/disconnection of headphones. How do i stop this?

When ever I connect or disconnect my headphones the volume control changes to maximum level regardless of what levels the headphones and/or main speaker were set to. This has not always been the case ...
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Audio interface recognized as output but not input device

I have an Audient iD4 MKII connected to my Laptop running Ubuntu via USB C. The audio interface has a condenser microphone connected to it with which I have previously successfully recorded audio on ...
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Sound went away / Ubuntu 22.04 / Probing problem? / Realtek AC3246 and Intel 100 Series/C230 chipset / Dell Inspiron 15 7559

I currently have no sound on my Ubuntu 22.04 LTS system, Dell Inspiron 15 7559, even though it had been working for months or years. I've tried to attach all the useful debug info I can find, but am ...
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No audio devices in Ubuntu 23.10

I've just updated to 23.10 from 22.04 and after updating there are no audio devices listed in settings. I believe my system is using WirePlumber and PipeWire: systemctl --user status pipewire.service ...
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Audio Output Problems on Infinix X2 Slim Laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 and Newer Versions

Encountering issues with audio output on my Infinix X2 Slim laptop after installing Ubuntu 20.04 or latest versions. how to troubleshoot and resolve these problems. While headphones function correctly,...
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Dont have sound on my hp envy 15, apparmour errors with pulseaudio

I have trouble with sound on my hp, speakers dont work but headphones do, and i saw all other threads about this problem. None of the solutions helped, but i dug up this message and I guess that is ...
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Intel Celeron Dummy Sound Output Ubuntu fix?

Good Day Can somebody please assist me with fixing dummy output sound, I use a Proline Proline V146GNS Intel Celeron, just installed Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS. when I try fix via command by installing ALSA, ...
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No Sound - ALSA cannot find the correct Soundcard

I am trying to convert an Evolve III Maestro laptop into a Linux machine on the Xubuntu distribution; however, I am running into an issue where my machine isn't able to output audio to the speakers or ...
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System-wide audio (including bluetooth device) support on 24.04

I need working setup to do the following: Automaticaly connect some bluetooth audio devices (bluetooth speakers) on boot. On system startup (or by other cron background task) automatically play music ...
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Limit audio interface to mono recording in pipewire

Is there any way of forcing my audio interface to give a mono "signal" instead of stereo using pipewire? I narrate audio books and use Linux Mint with Ubuntu studio software installed ”on ...
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What is the default audio setting with Lubuntu 24.04 and how do I modify it?

With Lubuntu Jammy Jellyfish I could change the audio to 24 bit , 48khz by modifying a file in etc/pulse. What is the default audio setting with Lubuntu 24.04 and how do I modify it?
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After update to Ubuntu 24.04, sound quality is broken when Samsung Smart Monitor is connected

After upgrade to Kubuntu 24.04, sound quality in websites like YouTube, HBO Max, TuneIn worsened: sound playback speed constantly gets faster (maybe 200% of normal), then slower (maybe 50%), and this ...
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Audio not working. Ubuntu 24.04

I am new to linux. I don't know any file structures or any tools. I checked some threads and tried but its not working for me. I have included SS. Only dummy test is shown in sound box.
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Sound problem in Ubuntu 24.04 in wsl 2

I have installed Ubuntu 24.04 from Microsoft Store in wsl2. Just after installation sound worked from firefox snap, But after sudo apt install nautilus the sound doesn’t work any longer. Installing ...
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"Experiencing Difficulty Connecting OnePlus Nord Buds2 to Ubuntu 22.04

I'm encountering a perplexing issue with my Ubuntu 22.04 setup and OnePlus Nord Buds2. While these earbuds function flawlessly with my Mac and Android devices (utilizing AAC), they're proving to be a ...
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Speaker audio not working at all on Ubuntu 23.10

Installed Ubuntu 23.10 on my Windows laptop (erased everything, natively running Ubuntu 23.10). My speakers only output audio at the boot chime for my laptop (so I know they work), lspci -vv displays ...
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No sound after Jammy install, tried refresh/install, PulseAudio and PipeWire. Sound settings show: no volumen, no output devices detected

After having resolved "Ubuntu 22.04.4 LTS localhost tty1 does not recognize my user name" and regaining the graphic interface, I have been trying to resolve the no sound issue. Prior to the ...
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Change Audio Output Sink

I have an Ubuntu 22.04 machine, and the audio is currently connected through HDMI. I want to switch it to a USB audio port. After extensive research, I discovered a method to achieve this by ...
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Microphone doesn't work mic bar shows activity from system settings

Linux noob here, I can't get my mic to work. Mic shows activity from system sounds like when I play something form yt the bar jumps, before ubuntu I had PopOS and everything worked normally. Also I'm ...
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