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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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Strange Firefox audio issues on Kubuntu 18.04

One issue is for twitch.tv, on a certain person's stream. There is absolutely zero audio from their stream, even when I use the clip feature, view their past VODs (every single one), there is no audio ...
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USB-Headset not detected

I am trying to use my usb-headset on ubuntu 18.04 LTS but I don't know why it is undetected. tried different ports and different site answer but none solved the problem. Headset is not shown in the ...
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pulseaudio bluetooth sink not available in ssh session

I have a bluetooth speaker that I'm able to pair with and it works well on ubuntu. I usually connect to it through the bluetooth manager in an X session. Today I tried connecting to the speaker with ...
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bad and little sound

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 on my new lenovo x1c3. Now, the sound on the laptop speakers is fine, but a little low. However, the sound coming from the headphone jack is insufficient. It ...
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No sound on Asus Zenbook UX430 with Ubuntu desktop 18.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu desktop 18.04.1 on my laptop along with Microsoft Windows 10. Everything works perfectly, until two or three times using Ubuntu, the sound completely went away. Meaning ...
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External Microphone recognized as headset on Asus F402B

I know this similar problem came up earlier on a different ASUS model. I was thinking there should be an internal or software solution, as my microphone worked when I had Windows 10 installed. I ...
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Headphones problem with Ubuntu 18.04 - no sound on them when it is plugged in

here`s another problem with the Dell Inspiron 3181 Chromebook. It was very hard to find a way to make its speakers work. Now, I have a problem with headphones. When I plugged in - the Volumecontrol ...
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Unintended recording from microphone in Pulseaudio

I use regular earphones with built-in microphone for which I have created a female-to-2male wire which works fine(the earphones are plugged in and on the exit audio and microphone channels are ...
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prevent ubuntu 18.04 login screen from saying my key strokes back to me

I'm sure there's an answer to this somewhere but I don't know the right key words to search for it. At the login screen when I type my user name, for some inexplicable reason ubuntu has decided that ...
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External USB Microphone Not Recording Sound

I have a logitech USB Microphone that I want to use with my linux machine(Kubuntu 18.04).The thing is: 1.My Internal Mic works great 2.My headset mic works great albeit with disturbing noises at the ...
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How can i make PC Buzzer Speaker when the network cable is unplugged or no network available or pinging Server

so im trying to setup a script so when the NFS Share or Network goes down on a Server and Workstation i want it to beep. However i have been looking at a few questions on this site but not sure as to ...
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Noise in headphones after sleep

Every time after sleep headphones start to make noise and I have to restart OS to fix it. What is the problem and How to fix it? Thanks. OS: Ubuntu 18.04.1
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Notebook Clevo P955ER (Brazilian Avell A72) high fan speed on Ubuntu 18.04

My laptop is with a higher than usual fan speed in Ubuntu only. In a Windows 10 session the sound of the fan coolers seems lower I installed a custom app https://github.com/SkyLandTW/clevo-indicator ...
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USB-C headphones not working despite being listed as audio device

I have a laptop with a USB-C port to which I connected my USB-C earphones (earbuds from Google, not the Bluetooth ones). The device is correctly listed in the audio output channels, but selecting them ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 volume reset and detection of disabled onboard sound

Every odd reboot this volume slider in alsamixer gets reset to max: https://i.imgur.com/YGgk2LQ.png Which is the slider that controls the recording of my playing audio. In addition to that, I've ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Headphones/Speakers “linked” (Speakers have no sound)

This is one of those "No Audio" problems i'm having with my old Toshiba NB500-108 netbook and it's essentially the problem described by the solution here, which means that if I unmute the "Headphones" ...
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MacBook 2015 8,1 - Sound not working

I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 on my 12" Retina MacBook 2015 8,1 and can't get the sound to work. I tried several workarounds with alsa however none of them worked. The soundcard gets recognized ...
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How to install requested libs: GLIB, libavcodec and libavformat?

I've got an application from InteractiveBrokers, which sometimes gives me this: So I searched for those libs in synaptic, but in the screenshots below you can see that they all seem to be installed. ...
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Trying to send midi audio to Discord on Xubuntu

I have a casio keyboard which doubles as a midi controller, and I want its audio to go through a discord voice call. I don't have an audio-in jack, or else this would be trivial, so I'm going the usb ...
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Sound Setting issue

I am facing sound issues in my Ubuntu. I have to always change the setting according to my use but it the setting was removed when I re-logged in the system. I set it to by USB PNP for speaker and ...
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Sound echoing, using Guitarix

I have a Focusrite solo hooked up to my guitar. I managed to get sound from it in my headphones. However It sounds like some weird reverb. The sound get a bit louder and then goes completely away and ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 external audio sources not recognized

Nothing other than the built in speaker is displayed. I have tried pavucontrol, pulseaudio -k, updating nvidia drivers etc. Even when I pair my phone through bluetooth it displays in the input tab ...
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distracting buzzing and crackling on my in-built laptop speakers running Kubuntu (18.04)

my soundcard is: Intel Corporation CM238 HD Audio Controller I've been hearing an annoying buzzing on all audio that plays out of my laptop speakers. I also have plugged in headphones into the laptop ...
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Behringer U-Phoria UM2

I read a number of posts about installing JACK to use a behringer USB audio interface. I wanted to post this here because I could not find this information otherwise. Jack is not necessary to get ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and 16.04 sound problem

I had initially dual booted Ubuntu 16.04 with kali linux.Then One day while watching a movie in ubuntu 16.4 the speakers went mute. However, when using kali linux speakers worked just fine. I searched ...
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Crackling sound and noise when using line in

I'm receiving sound using the motherboard's "line in" input and I get a lot of "static" and weird noises. The funny thing is that, when I try to record using arecord test so I can listen to the ...
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Switch audio output from tray (headphone or speaker)

Installed Ubuntu 18.10 and I'm very happy. The only function i'm missing is quick switching audio output profiles of my soundcard. In tray menu only volume control is possible, therefore I tried ...
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Ubuntu “Output volume” has no output at all then below 30%

In Ubuntu 16.04.5 I have a (minor) issue with the Sound Settings. I am hearing music from mplayer with a USB headset. So far no problems. But when I reduce the output volume below ca. 30%, there ...
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Handbrake does not find the audio track

I want to transcode videos using handbrake, but it shows 0 Audio Tracks. The file is a .mp4 with one video stream (h264) and one audio stream. VLC calls the audio codec "twos" while MediaInfo calls ...
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Sound level does not change when increasing it

When I increase the sound it stays put at a low level and does not change. When going all the way down to mute it actually does mute the sound. The sound symbol on the screen shows an increase in ...
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No sound output through HDMI

I was trying to connect my computer to my tv with hdmi and no sound would go through. When I click on the sound settings in the volume control nothing happens and I can't find it in the system setting ...
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Soundcard quiet output

I have an AKAI AMX controller which I use with the program "mixxx". I recently switched my laptop operating system from OSX to Ubuntu. I noticed that the audio output of the AMX controller is about ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: Cannot access microphone in lenovo Yoga C930

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo Yoga C930. Works like a charm, super fast, except that built-in microphone does not show up in preferences: built-in mic missing What can I do to use ...
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USB Audio interface not recognized by ALSA (Line 6 Pod Xt Live)

My Pod Xt live is not detected by alsa. I'm running Ubuntu-Mate 18.1 $ uname -rvi 4.18.0-10-generic #11-Ubuntu SMP Thu Oct 11 15:13:55 UTC 2018 x86_64 When pluged in, kernel recognice the ...
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No volume speakers

I have just installed Ubuntu 18.04.1 desktop. I'm having a strange problem with audio. From alsamixer i saw i have Realtek ALC1220. When i use headphones, speaker volume is set to mm (mute) and ...
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No sound from applications after Ubuntu LTS 18.04 wakes up

I am unable to hear sound from applications running on laptop. For example, I am getting no sound from Youtube videos regardless of whether I view them in Firefox or Chromium. I observed this when ...
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Bad sound in Ubuntu 18.04 except Firefox

I am pretty much a beginner with desktop linux and I recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 on my newly bought Lenovo P51s. Works fine besides a strange sound problem: Sound output (internal speakers) is at ...
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Setting up default input device in Ubuntu 18.04

I'm writing a program to take voice input from the built in microphone and then print the received voice on screen. My program is as follows : import speech_recognition as sr r = sr.Recognizer() ...
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Can audio be routed from one app to another audio output?

Can audio be routed to specific audio outputs? I want to play two videos, one on one monitor, the other on my other monitor, with each one playing audio from the monitor they are playing on. Is this ...
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Does anyone know a Good real time voice changer for Linux? (Specifically Ubuntu)

I've been looking for a while to try and find a real time voice changer for Linux (Specifically Ubuntu) . I usually edit my voice in Audacity when I want to change it but recently I have found myself ...
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Why can't I use sound simultaneously in Bitwig and another program? Is Jack the problem?

I've recently installed Bitwig to make some music. It installed fine, but it initially didn't produce any sound through my speakers. It also gave an error saying that it couldn't find Jack (or ...
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Adding a new unrecognized USB audio device

I have an old USB sound card here that lsusb shows as 07fd:0004 Mark of the Unicorn It was not mentioned in https://usb-ids.gowdy.us/read/UD (I added it) Is there any way I can see if device :0004 ...
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Speakers not detected on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

I have my speakers plugged into my monitor and my monitor is plugged into my computer via a HDMI cable. I can play audio on my Windows 10 computer and I can also play audio on my Windows XP virtual ...
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Headphones and Speakers are not detected separately in [Ubuntu 18.04]?

I'm very new to Ubuntu, but decided to give a go, over my current Windows 10 installation. And everything is running just find, except for the sound. The issue: - The system doesn't seem to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Sound Issues (Bluetooth + Muting)

I'm having the following two issues with sound on my Lenovo machine, on which I dual boot into Ubuntu 18.04: I can connect to my bluetooth headset and the sound test from the Settings->Sound menu ...
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Poor quality sound on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have a HP dv7-6179 Laptop with 4 speakers. When I boot into Windows 10, the speakers sound good, but I when I boot into Ubuntu 16.04 they turn into like "can sound" and distorted even with low ...
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Bluetooth can't find headphones

When I activate bluetooth on my notebook I can see and pair with every bluetooth device near me but there is no A2DP or HFP/HSP headphones in there. Typing service bluetooth status in terminal gives ...
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Dummy Sound Output after upgrade to 18.04

I upgraded from 16.0X to 18.04 and ever since that have had problems with the Sound card. First no sound card is detected, and "Dummy Output" is listed in the Sound Settings as the "Output Device". ...
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Audio devices not being autodetected

Recently after my system updated packages, I restarted my computer and found that sound no longer works. aplay -l and pulseaudio both report that there are no sound devices, even though they were ...
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Blurred Audio and earphones not working on asus zenbook 3 pro on Ubuntu 16.04

I have an ASUS Zenbook 3 PRO UX550VE that has blurred audio and headsets do not work on ubuntu 16.04 and 18.04. My system is dual booted with windows 10 and currently ubuntu 16.04. What I have tried: ...