Questions tagged [sound]

Questions about sound issues with Ubuntu spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers/headset to the transfer of audio signals via audio port, bluetooth and HDMI.

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How do I make output sound STAY on HDMI? It keeps resetting to the USB-Audio device when rebooted

Like the title says, ubuntu 22.04 (lts) keeps resetting to USB Audio Device. I would like it to stay on HDMI/DisplayPort-Built in audio. As it is now, I have to go in to the sound setting EVERY DAY ...
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How to spit / combine 3 HDMI audios to front-left, front-cetner, front-right?

I have three monitors hooked up to my PC with an RTX 2060. aplay -l & pactl list sinks results as below. How do I get following configured with PulseAudio : The left monitor to be left-only ...
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Audient ID14 MKII on L(Ubuntu) 21.10 (5.19.0-27-generic) [closed]

Does the Audient ID14 MKII work without the need to install drivers on L(Ubuntu) 21.10 (5.19.0-27-generic) or any other release or version of Ubuntu? Thank you.
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How to set default connection settings for input/output device?

My microphone always when connected is by default set to both output and input device. It is an only input device, so is there an option to set some default that it will connect only as an input ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 as QEMU guest: sound volume and screen lock issues

My apologies is this is not the right place to ask this, feel free to direct me to a more appropriate forum. I run Ubuntu 22.04 desktop for ARM (from daily builds) with UTM 4.0.9 (QEMU based). If it ...
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Why does my microphone max out at 50% volume?

I am running Ubuntu 22.04. I have a Blue enCORE 100i plugged into a Presonus AudioBox USB. My Microphone volume never exceeds 50% at the OS. In the following screenshot you can see this is the maximum ...
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Pavucontrol: Shows headphones plugged in even when it is not

Pavucontrol: Shows headphones plugged in even when it is not and there is no sound whether I plug in headphones or not. No sound from laptop speaker. This happens only after awaking from sleep. After ...
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No sound Ubuntu 22.10 on Surface Studio 2

As a fairly inexperienced Linux user, I have installed Ubuntu 22.10 on a Microsoft Surface Studio 2. PErhaps this was not the best idea :). Using the MS Surface Kernel from Github. I don't yet want to ...
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Audio renderer error

I am on 22.10, when I choose a video it gives error on subject line above. pavucontrol solved the problem on 22.04 but not now.
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JBL Go 3 speaker not connecting to Ubuntu 20.04

I acquired a new laptop some months ago and have happily been using Ubuntu 20.04 but I've encountered a recent problem... My JBL Go 3 speaker is not connecting to the computer through bluetooth. I've ...
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Music status not showing on Conky/MOC?

I am installing Graffias theme on Conky but the music not showing what is played on Rhytmbox. I am also looking for a way that those display anything that play on Firefox/Discord etc just for the ...
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How can the volume of an audio stream be changed via the terminal?

The sound volume is often too low for playing videos in Firefox on my system, even with the system sound volume set to maximum, including over-amplification. To make the volume loud enough, I open ...
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freeze with audio loop, must reboot

I’d been having freezes and crashes with Ubuntu 18.04, especially while playing audio/video from the internet, so I upgraded it to 20.04, and then to 22.04, hoping this would have been sorted out. It ...
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This audio problem is driving me crazy (Kubuntu 22.04)

My speakers are disconnecting and connecting again very frequently. They're connected via jack to the motherboard. Here's a video on the issue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiDuXTZBKWA The momment ...
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Cannot locate config in PulseAudio set up, Sound not working in Ubuntu 22.04 VM in Hyper V

Trying to get sound on Ubuntu 22.04 VM in Hyper V. Following this guide: https://techbloggingfool.com/2020/12/26/deploy-a-linux-vm-on-hyper-v-with-sound-20-04-edition/ have been able to navigate all ...
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I have no sound on Ubuntu 22.10

I installed ubuntu 22.10 a few months ago and since its installation the sound does not work. But if I call someone on discord from this computer he hears the sound that I can not hear. My computer is ...
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How to use ubuntu18.04 perfectly on i5-12500h laptops in 2022?

I recently bought a laptop, Thinkbook 16+ in 2022, only Intel's i5-12500h CPU with IRIS Xe graphics card, no independent graphics card. After I installed ubuntu18.04, I could not adjust the screen ...
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ubuntu 22.04 on Asus Zenbook S 13 OLED

I have just bought a Asus Zenbook S13 and I'm having problems with the audio. The speakers are not working, but if I connect a bluetooth device (ex. headphones) it works perfectly. this is my audio ...
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The speaker doesnt work unless I use headphone cable

I installed ubuntu on my pc. I have a problem with the sound. When I want to see videos or anything else, the speaker of the PC doesn't work, but when I use the cable of handsfree/headphones I can ...
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Headphones not working with Ubuntu 20.04

im new to linux and have been struggling for hours trying to set up the audio. I dont have anything fancy just some cheap wired earbuds but they haven't been working however the audio does come out of ...
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Is there an equivalent to disabling glitch-free (tsched=0) for Pipewire?

Using Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS. Just as a note, I don't have a lot of Linux knowledge and I'm only here because I can't install another OS on my computer, so I may not be the brightest. I was using ...
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How do i add firmware to get es8336 audio to work?

I am still without audio even after upgrading to Kernel 6 which supposedlly fixed this issue with the es8336 intel built-in hd audio card. I've done thorough work trying to fix this under the previous ...
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bluetooth music choppy and cuts

Running Ubuntu 22.04. No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy Using device Sony WF-1000XM4, device is paired and ...
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Front panel audio jacks (both speaker and microphone) not functional in linux while perfectly functional under windows

Summary I am working on a server with the following hardware specs: https://linux-hardware.org/?probe=b1e3f41ed1. This server's audio channels associated with the front panel audio jacks are not ...
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Can't connect to bluetooth speakers unless I remove it and pair anew

Just got my laptop back from repair, and re-installed 22.04 from scratch. Suddenly, I can't connect to bluetooth speakers unless I remove the device and pair anew every time I want to connect to the ...
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Quality of mic is sometimes poor using pipewire

For the past few weeks, sometimes when I record in kdenlive, the mic records a lot of noise, as if I was recording in 6kbps. I tested this in Windows 10 to see if it's something related to hardware ...
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Sound output configuration option missing in settings on 22.04

When connecting an audio device over bluetooth the audio quality is very poor and it gets interrupted a lot. It seems that I have the same problem as this asker. The solution would be easy, but I'm ...
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Ubuntu 22.10 & new nvidia GeForce RTX 4800 (525 driver) - sound output to HDMI works incorrect

I've recently bought and installed to existing Ubuntu 22.10 GeForce RTX 4800 instead of RTX 2060. The first trouble was to install a driver for the graphics card - there is no option for that. I've ...
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Soundcard, blutooth, battery not detected

I’ve installed Ubuntu 22.10 on my laptop “Samsung Galaxy book S (2020 intel Lakefield)”. There are 3 main problems: -Soundcard is not detected; -battery is not detected (can’t find a way to see the ...
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No built in audio in pipewire after HDMI unplugged

System information: Ubuntu 22.04 Pipewire (previously PulseAudio, but similar issue persisted) Audio Output Switcher Gnome extension After I unplug the HDMI cable off the notebook, the audio doesn't ...
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Ubuntu audio and headphones problem coupling

I am currently using an Ubuntu operating System (22.04), and sometimes I need to use my headphones to watch videos and so on. The headphones are regular jack headphones. When the headphones are not in,...
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Bluetooth signal poor using RTL8723BE

I'm having a problem with bluetooth using RTL8723BE. I can connect to my wireless earphones, but when I play any media, the audio quality keeps fluctuating. If I move a bit, the quality degrades and ...
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Pipewire + wireplumber don't work on Ubuntu 22.10

I've just upgraded Ubuntu from 22.04 to 22.10 some days ago. I'm experimenting some troubles by watching any online video stream and any mp4 videos saved on my PC. Basically they don't flow. To make ...
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How to set sound balance through command line?

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 LTS on my laptop. The right (internal) speaker is dead, so I change the sound balance to full left in Ubuntu sound settings everytime I need to play some video/music. At each ...
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Microphone problem on Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

got some Skype problems with microphone; it doesn't work properly alongside messenger on Firefox. Any help please? Processor - Intel® Core™ i5-8250U CPU @ 1.60GHz × 8 Graphics - NV138 / Mesa Intel® ...
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Studio Controls app does not make bridges for USB soundcard

About a day old installation of Ubuntu Studio 22.04. Studio Controls is supposed to create bridges automatically between PulseAudio and JACK. This works perfectly for the built-in sound card (...
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How To Switch Sound Card In Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu Kinetic (22.10) and I think I some how messed up my sound settings. In the image below, my sound is stuck on "Dummy Output": Then when I checked using alsamixer the output ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - Sound plays only as root user (RME RayDAT ALSA device not visible in Pulseaudio)

I have installed the latest Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS with 4 audio devices: alex@gamma:~$ hdspconf ... Looking for HDSP cards : Card 0 : RME RayDAT S/N 0xc36b4a at 0xfb300000, irq 24 Card 1 : HDA Intel PCH ...
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Random audio pauses/lags on youtube and spotify

Soo here's what i get when i run this command : dmesg -w [ 78.727475] audit: type=1326 audit(1668695389.784:93): auid=1000 uid=1000 gid=1000 ses=3 subj=snap.spotify.spotify pid=7031 comm="...
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no sound in MIT scratch after upgrade to 22.10

MIT scratch is a great for teaching kids to program. It has been working for a couple of years on my computers. Since upgrading from 22.04 to 22.10 there seems to be a bug that there is no sound. We ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 microphone stops working when plugging in headset

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and I have an issue with my microphone. When the headset are unplugged the internal microphone works fine but when unplugging both the headset and internal microphone ...
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pavucontrol only lists headphones, but not HDMI [duplicate]

How can I get audio like previous Ubuntu releases without needing pavucontrol? TIA
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dummy output or "no codecs found" on ubuntu 18.4

Sound stop working, possible after update. Following instructions to fix it, I make following changes: sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf Added at bottom: options snd-hda-intel model=auto ...
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Combine microphone audio and music from application to pipe to a Slack call

I wanted to do a little experiment, where I would be able to combine music running in one of my Chrome tabs with the microphone input on a slack call running in the Chrome browser as well, so ...
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Sound Blaster Audigy FX stopped working in 22.10

Since upgrading to Kinetic (22.10), and the change in the sound from pulseaudio to pipewire, my sound has stopped working. alsamixer shows it, as does lspci, it just seems that pipewire is blind. I ...
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Soundcard unloaded

I cant play any sound on Ubuntu. Its not hardware related as everything is working on a parallel Windows installation... Probably its because I played around setting up an icecast server and in the ...
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No more audio through HDMI in 22.04.1 LTS

Ok, I've been running Ubuntu 22.04 for a while now. Everything worked fine until an update a few months ago. Now, when I am connect and HDMI cable to my laptop, the audio will always use the internal ...
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Sound & bluetooth not working on Ubuntu on MacBookPro14,1

I recently replaced Mac OS with Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS on my laptop, and I can't get any sound to work through any of (a) the built-in speakers, (b) headphones connected via the 3.5mm headphone jack, or (...
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Keep PulseAudio sinks after restart, help with the configuration file

I'm trying to solve a problem : I need 2 sinks with custom names to stream. One sink is for the music and the other is for the sounds of the game I play. To have this sinks up at startup, I added 2 ...
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How to use ldac on ubuntu 22.10?

system - Ubuntu 22.10 earphones - wf-1000xm4 (support ldac) My system currently only show msbc and mcvsd as the audio codecs available. I have already installed sudo apt install -y gstreamer1.0-...

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