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A sound theme is a collection of sounds used by the operating system to accompany various actions or situations.

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How to mute ALL notification-sounds (e.g. notification-sound during emptying the trash bin)?

I just upgraded my Ubuntu Studio system from version 20.04 LTS to 22.04.1 LTS, and suddenly I hear different sounds during events like emptying the trash bin for example, which never happened in my ...
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How to add device plug in sound in ubuntu 20.04?

as you know in windows when we plug something theres a tune that plays how can i add one in my ubuntu machine? v20.04 thank you
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How to download Ubuntu default sounds in mp3 or wav format?

I run Windows 10 along with Ubuntu in dual boot mode but I want to change the windows default sound scheme to Ubuntu sounds. Is there any way to download and save these files in wav format so that I ...
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Remove Full Battery Alert Tone in Ubuntu 18.04?

I somehow activated the "full battery" alert tone in Ubuntu 18.04, now I want to disable it since my battery has gone faulty and it rings often and is loud too. How can I remove that tone or how can ...
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Add sound theme to 18.04

I am using almost default 18.04. I do not get any login or logout sounds. usr/share/sounds seems to have some folders in it. But there are no sound indicators for any activity I do on my PC. Is it ...
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How do I change startup sound in KDE Plasma?

It's nice that KDE Plasma plays sounds on startup, but that awful click sound (or whatever they call it) is annoying. Anyone know how to change the startup sound in KDE Plasma?
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How to add a custom alert sound in Unity

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. How to add custom alert sound in Ubuntu Unity ? Note: my question is not how to play music via terminal. I can use play command from sox package. Also not make-a-sound-once-...
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Creating system sounds

I'm trying to set up individual system sounds for ubuntu 15.04. I've read some instructions but they're a bit pithy for me. Is there an app to add?
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Where Does the Ubuntu "System Ready" Drum Roll Come From?

Was it sampled from a song? Was it created as original content for the operating system?
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How can I play a custom sound when my battery is low?

I want my computer to play a custom sound file when my battery is low (say 10%). How can I do this? Thanks
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Can system event sounds be assigned in Ubuntu 14.04, rather than the default system sounds?

I was wondering if there is a way to use custom system event sounds in Ubuntu 14.04? The only settings available in the System Settings → Sounds tab is the default theme. If so, must this be ...
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Add clipboard event sounds

How can I add sound when system clipboard is updated? I use xclip under tmux, but other apps probably don't. Which interface should I use? Ideally this should work on all window managers (unless there ...
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How do I enable system sounds?

Lately I noticed that there aren't any sounds (beeps, boops, plinks, swooshes, etc.) when I press buttons of any sort or if an event happens, such as opening/closing a tab in chromium, pressing a ...
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How do I turn on the login startup sound theme? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I enable the old Africa Savana sound at the boot of Ubuntu 12.04? I remember old releases of Ubuntu, when started you got these African drums initiating your session. ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 64x Alert Sounds dont work

When using Ubuntu 12.04 i've aquired the need to use the system Alert Sounds. I've been trying to make my SSH Shell play Alert Beeps ( "\a" ) back to me, but to no avail, I finally figured out that ...
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Unity alert sound stuck on bark

On a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.04, using the unity-2d desktop, I changed the alert sound to a bark and now I can't change it back to anything else. In Sound Settings, under the "Sound Effects" tab, ...
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How do I turn off click-button sounds in KDE in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

When I click on buttons in Chrome or various other buttons in KDE on Ubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS blahblahblah, a sound is made. I can't seem to find a way to turn off these click noises. I really want to ...
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How can I disable the event sounds in Kubuntu?

I really don't like the sounds which Kubuntu plays during startup, or during thinks like moving a file to Trash. How can I disable all such notification sounds?
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Desktop notification sounds not working after recent upgrades

After recent updates, desktop notification sounds stopped working. For example, sounds in pidgin no longer work. But when I go to Pidgin sound preferences and preview the sounds, they work. Also the ...
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Cannot install sound theme in 11.10

I found some tutorials in Google Search about installing new sound theme for Ubuntu, I made a copy sound theme (folder) into /usr/share/sounds. It was easy to copy with commands but I cannot choose ...
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How do I switch to another sound theme?

I'd like to change default sound theme to ubuntustudio-sounds, but don't understand how to do this.
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How can I change some of the system sounds?

How can I change sounds in Ubuntu? Mainly I mean the sounds for startup, shutdown and warnings.
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