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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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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: ...
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Audio is delayed slightly

I'm currently having issues with audio being being slightly behind (it seems to be about 0.5-1s). This is on my laptop. I'm currently trying to stream audio from my desktop to the laptop for the mean ...
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Ubuntu 18.04.1 sound missing [duplicate]

Today i restarted my PC and out of nowhere sound gone and online videos sometimes playing sometimes not( local video files are playing normally but without sound ) and terminal and files folder not ...
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Irssi freezes after I've added sound notifications

I type irssi in the terminal and get in to the program without no problem, but after I have written /connect in there and the beep sound I've added using in Irssi: /set bell_beeps /set ...
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no sound after upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04

pulse audio not loading from dmesg [ 3215.940984] cht-bsw-rt5645 cht-bsw-rt5645: snd-soc-dummy-dai <-> media-cpu-dai mapping ok [ 3215.941111] cht-bsw-rt5645 cht-bsw-rt5645: snd-soc-dummy-dai <...
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Squealing sound

I have a xiaomi air 13, and it came with windows 10 I installed ubuntu 14.04Lts along the side, when I turned it on in windows it has a squeling sound like a fax not too loud but is there, when I ...
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Sound not coming from headphones on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Sound plays out of speakers fine but not headphones. Also plays out of speakers when the headphones are plugged in. Audio still works on windows 10.
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USB-C Audio (output in single ear)

I have a set of USB-C (Bose) headphones that work fine on other devices, but for some reason when using these on Ubuntu Budgie 18.04, only a single ear works. But any other device (not USB-C), stereo ...
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Audio stopped working after monitor uses displayport

My monitor has built-in speakers. It's connected to my desktop using HDMI. Speakers work fine, connection is audio jack. Audio stopped working. The only thing I can think of is the connection of the ...
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The audio on the back panel seems not to be working. [Ubuntu 18.10]

there's a pesky problem i'm having with one, if not all Linux distributions based on Ubuntu (And including itself) or Fedora. The back panel of my computer seems to be not working for audio at all. ...
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Virtual Audio Driver on Ubuntu Virtual Machine

We are testing a Voice Enabled Program on Ubuntu Virtual Machine. This is a Virtual Machine so there is no actual video or sound card but we need to have Audio and video stream to be flowing through ...
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Sound only coming out one headphone in Ubuntu 18.10

Every few days, my sound will decide to only come out of the right headphone. I've tried with multiple different headphones, but the problem persists. This happens upon either rebooting or coming out ...
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Youtube video stutter

I have an HP EliteBook 840 G1 (i5 4300u with 8Gb RAM and intel HD graphics 4400) and when I use Chrome in Ubuntu 18.04 to play Youtube videos on an external monitor using the Display port with a ...
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How can I receive a data stream of audio input from an event/device file?

Having toyed around with keyboard, mouse, and USB input files for various purposes, I have now come across a situation in which I need to access audio input data in a similar, stream-like method. Is ...
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18.04 Can't set default sound output

I have an Intel NUC7i3 that works as a HTPC and smart home controller. It has two sound output devices: internal PCI sound card which outputs through HDMI and generic USB sound card attached to a ...
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Xubuntu 18.10 - Microphone static noise disturbance

I'm new to Linux and I installed Xubuntu just today (after I tried other distros). I have a problem with my microphone (happened with the other distros too, if this can help): I hear a very annoying ...
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Ubuntu 18.04: No sound with i3wm

I recently partitioned my system with a fresh install of Ubuntu 18.04. Everything has been working fine so far, until I switched to i3. Whenever I use i3, there is no sound. I am using i3 version 4.13....
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How can I record an mp4 video from a webcam with a different audio source with FFMPEG?

I'm trying to use this command, but the result is laggy, stops sometimes and the audio is gone after 1 second. Audio + Video - doesn't work ffmpeg -f alsa -i hw:0,0 -f v4l2 -input_format mjpeg -i /...
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Audio surround channels remixing

I use UbuntuStudio 18.04.1 LTS in a HP 250 G5 Laptop. This computer has only one analog stereo audio output connector (the normal "headphones" connector). When I play a surround audio source (more ...
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No sound in HDMI with ubuntu 18.04

When I plug a HDMI tv, I do have the image but not the sound. I already had the pb with ubuntu 14.04 and still have it with ubuntu 18.04. In ubuntu 14, I tried a lot of solutions I found in forums, ...
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Remove Ubuntu noise/sound when unplugging headphone

Whenever I remove my earphones from the jack port on my laptop I hear a weird noise like a popping sound. If I keep doing it continuously, it seems to reduce the noise so I'm guessing there's ...
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Creative Sound Blaster 5.1 VX Microphone isn't working

As topic indicates I have SB 5.1 VX sound card. Problem is my mic isn't working. I am sure that it is not about my mic because it works perfect while plugged in to my motherboard. Also when I was ...
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No Sound, 18.04

Nothing, not a blink I have switched from Windows 10, the sound there was perfectly normal for everything, after using a USB to install Ubuntu, there has been no sound. I have reinstalled Ubuntu many ...
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How can I reduce the bass in Xubuntu 16.04 *without* using software from a third-party repo?

What sound equaliser or bass-reduction software is available for Xubuntu 16.04 that doesn't require adding a third-party repository? I've been through multiple Stack Exchange questions, forum posts, ...
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PulseEffects doesn't open in UbuntuStudio

I use UbuntuStudio 18.04.1 LTS inside two identically desktop machines, both with MSI H61M-P31W8 (MS-7788) motherboard and Intel I5 CPU. The issue is... PulseEffects (a very outstanding real time ...
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Audio stopped working for headphone jack only

I'm not sure what changed, but suddenly I can't get any sound through my headphone jack. When I plug it in, Ubuntu detects it. When I mute and unmute, I can hear the noise floor change. Pavucontrol ...
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Dummy Audio Output [Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS]

To start, initially I'd purchased a headset and connected it to my laptop running on Ubuntu 18.04.1LTS with no audio coming out. https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/06/fix-no-sound-dummy-output-issue-...
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No sound (audio) in Chrome Ubuntu 18.04LTS

Ubuntu 18.04LTS, I run the updates, restarted the computer and there is no sound/audio in the Chrome. Sound works in other applciations, system sounds works, in the Settings I can see Chrome as a ...
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GSX 1000 Issues Upon Reboot

I have my Sennheiser GSX 1000 External DAC/AMP setup through editing the pulseaudio config. I can run the command "aplay -1" and I can see my GSX on devices 1,0 and 1,1 but when I reboot the system ...
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Bluedio T5s headphones with Ubuntu 18.04

I have had decent behaviour with Bluedio T4s headphones with Ubuntu via bluetooth, but am now using Bluedio T5s headphones and they are not working well via bluetooth. After making the bluetooth ...
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How to send microphone input to applications, rather than ALL system audio?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and am trying to use a new microphone on services like Skype, Discord and other voice chat applications. My problem is that, instead of sending just my microphone input to the ...
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Soundcard Tascam us-122 not working on 18.04

I am trying to have my sound card working on Ubuntu Studio updated to 18.04 . The procedures I found on the internet doesn't seem to work anymore on recent ubuntu systems. Medibuntu repository doesn'...
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Can I listen to a 44 KHz ASIO USB input on a 48 KHz soundcard?

I want to listen to the playback from a Korg ToneLab ST (guitar processor) connected over ASIO USB to my laptop. Normally I would do this using JACK. Problem: The ToneLab ST only supports 44 KHz, and ...
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No Sound and volume is not muted

Using an HP Pavilion 14, that came with Windows 10 Home, and cannot hear any sounds. All settings checked where volume is not muted and no sound can be produced by applications or web browsers. Tried ...
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Sound output doesn't change automatically after connecting to Bluetooth headset

The Bluetooth headset problems in Ubuntu are various and mostly not solved profoundly. This time on 18.04 i get a very fast connection with the headset as soon as I turn it on, but the output device ...
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after upgrade from 16.0 to 18.04 my Audio card is not detected after a restart

I upgraded to Ubuntu 18.04, and after a restart I have no sound... If I check my SystemSettings it shows "Dummy Output" as the Sound Output.. If I run pactl load-module module-detect Then the ...
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Focusrite Scarlett Solo USB sound card problems

i recently installed ubuntu 18.04 and since and everything worked great until i started to have problems with my soundcard yesterday.I use it mostly for listening to music and at the beginning it ...
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no sound driver after upgrade from18.04 to Ubuntu 18.10

enter image description here How to restore sound settings? After this ALSA does not see sound cards after restoring previous HOME I start hearing mouse click but still no settings
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Sound Gone from 18.10

Upgraded yesterday to the latest version of Ubuntu via commandline. No problem during the install, it restarted and I had sound and everything is fine. However, since this morning, all my sound has ...
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Output volume controller disappeared [closed]

I probably removed something and now I can't use the volume adapter. Therefore, I have no sounds on my laptop. This is the list of sound drivers installed: $ /sbin/lsmod | grep snd ...
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Should I remove Ubuntu 18.04 and install Lubuntu 18.10?

I have an old computer that is placed in a real nice place in my home so I can work alone, I use it to see films, series and work with my photos. I've put it out all my hardware details (2GB DDR2 RAM,...
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Video freezes when VLC player is in full screen mode

I upgraded my Ubuntu from 16.04 to 18.04. Everything went fine and the upgrade was successful. But, after a few days, I played a .mp4 video with VLC player. The video played in full screen mode for 3 ...
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No Bluetooth found and speakers don't work on Ubuntu 18.10

I just installed Ubuntu 18.10 on my Chuwi lapbook and everything seems to be working except for two things. (1) It doesn't recognize that the laptop has Bluetooth, prompting me with the message: no ...
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There is no sound on my HP Pavilion 15 4RN**** with B&O on Ubuntu 18.04

After I installed Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion 15 4RN****, there was no sound. I didn't find any solutions online. What could be the problem and how can I fix it?
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No sound in Ubuntu 18.04 fresh install

I'm very new to linux so I don't know how to fix this. There is no sound in ubuntu 18.04. This is a fresh install. I came from windows 10 which has sound, then installed linux mint and the sound was ...
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Sound card stopped being detected

I did not have any problems with sound for a long while with my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS installation on Dell Precision 5520. However, recently the sound began disappearing with only the dummy output being ...