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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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Record sound from web cast

I want to record a radio webcast which does not offer MP3. The easiest way to do it seems to be recording all system sounds, playing the webcast and saving as MP3. This is legal, by the way - I want ...
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Delay when playing sound

In a script I play a sound ( .ogg file) using /usr/bin/play. The sound is played fine, but there is an annoying delay of a couple of seconds after the sound has been played before the program (play) ...
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5.1 surround sound [closed]

Ok, So I’ve always had trouble with enabling 5.1 in Ubuntu. Running alsamixer: I have: Master, Headphones, PCM, Front, Front Mi, Front Mi, Surround, Center. All are at 100% Card:HDA Intel Chip:...
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Sound, stopping between multiple programs

I fiddled about with pulseaudio, I think in my config files. Now i can't play 2 things one after each other from 1 window ton another. E.g. on Rhythmbox when i listen to a song then switch to youtube, ...
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Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in [closed]

I was playing music with my headphones plugged in. The music was coming out of the headphones, but I also noticed that my speakers were playing the same music. Why is this, and how can I fix it?
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Is there a system-wide equalizer for PulseAudio or ALSA? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there any Sound enhancers/equalizer? I often want to tweak the sound quality, but have found no other way than to install plugins for each piece of software. Unfortunately ...