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bluetooth to Bose speaker not working on Ubuntu 22.04

I've just switched my Macbook Pro to Ubuntu thinking that would be a better OS, but I already hit a bug: the bluetooth to my Bose SoundLink Mobile speaker II is stuttering cranky and sounds like over ...
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How do you set the default speaker?

For some reason my USB headphone stand is registered as a speaker by Ubuntu. For some reason, Ubuntu prefers to use it over my actual speakers. I can change it to the proper speaker, but it's somewhat ...
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Sound quality ubuntu

Recently installed Ubuntu 22.04 on HP 15ay138cl, after installing the sound volume and quality that I hear is too low than when I used Windows 10. How to solve?
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How to make my microphone output from my speakers

I'm trying to set up a TeamSpeak 3 music bot for me and my friends on my once Chromebook (that I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on), but I need the audio to be redirected to my microphone so TeamSpeak will ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - zero bass output on laptop speakers?

I'm running ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop. On windows, it had a relatively balanced output, but for some reason, there is literally 0 bass output on my speakers when running ubuntu. It sounds horrid. When ...
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How can i make my speaker become available when headphone plugged in?

I don't know why but when I plug my headphones into my laptop, I cant switch back to the speakers anymore. And when I check in pavucontrol the speaker is annotated as unavailable (as shown in the ...
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Speakers can't be detected

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. I have a monitor connected using a HDMI cable and a pair of speakers connected using the 3.5 mm jack(at the back of computer) and a USB. Speakers and monitor are not ...
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Razer Blade 15 on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS only right speaker works

On a new installed laptop with Ubuntu 20.04 only the right speaker of the laptop works. How can I fix the issue?
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USB Speaker Audio works flawlessly when booting from USB, audio playback starts to stutter immediately after install

I built a custom desktop (specs below) at the start of the year and as part of setting up the system, I decided to install a Linux distro alongside Win10 on a separate SSD. Having never used a Linux ...
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Ubuntu doesn't let me switch audio output devices

I'm using ubuntu 20.04. I've tried switching from line out to headphones from settings and pavucontrol. Neither works. I've a 4.0 surround sound system on line out, but I've tried stereo and that ...
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Sounds are missing even though mixer shows signal. Speakers work while using live-usb or via graphic installer

Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa Asus T100TA x86 64bit Hi everyone, since I used my laptop with a HDMI, the speakers and the headphones stopped making sounds. I checked both alsamixer and pavucontrol but all ...
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Headphones detected even though unplugged

I don't rely on headphones, and it was a very long while since me using them, but yesterday I had a problem of sound getting muted, I found headphones detected, and after that the computer would ...
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How to reset sound input and output devices

The speakers and internal microphone on my laptop stopped working. When I run pavucontrol-qt (Volume Control), Speakers are unavailable as a port on the Output Devices tab. Similarly, the Internal ...
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Left speaker/earphones not working

Good day to all of you Linux users. This is my first time getting a Linux operating system and I would like to get some help about my left speaker and earphones not working and my speaker is working ...
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Poor sound quality on Ubuntu 21.10

The sound quality of my laptop's speakers is much worse in Ubuntu 21.10 compared to Windows. I've tried some soultions like this one, however I found out that Ubuntu recently switched from PulseAudio ...
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No sound from speaker, the sound control shows headphone but no headphones connected. (Using pipewire for 1 month)

No sound from the speaker, the sound control shows headphones but no headphones connected. (Using pipewire for 1 month). Everything was working fine then suddenly this happened.
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My speakers are stuck in the Volume Over-Amplification mode..!

**Two weeks ago, I have tried and activated the volume over-amplification mode, I did not like it, so I deactivated it, but the speakers are stuck in this mode, the sound is very bad and I can not ...
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No sound from 5.1 speakers?

I checked the suggested questions1 2 but they don't help. I have a 5.1 speaker system. 2 satellite speakers (front+left) + the subwoofer are working, but none of the other 3 satellite speakers I plug ...
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Ubuntu detects speakers wrong

My laptop has 2 pairs of speakers. Ubuntu 21.10 detects them as "Speakers" and "Headphones". AlsaMixer Screenshot So, if I try to change the volume in the system, it changes only ...
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Speakers wont work till i plug in head phones then BOTH head phones and speakers work 20.04

I recently installed 20.04 and my speakers don't work (common issue), but when I plug in my headphones I get audio from both the headphones and the speakers. I've tried a couple of "fixes" ...
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Speaker is treated as headphone

Tried both ubuntu 20.04 and 21.10. On a Huawei Matebook 13s 2021 laptop, speaker is treated as a headphone. When the headphone is plugged in, the speaker and the headphone are playing sound at the ...
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HP elitebook 840 G3 no sound

there is no sound coming from my laptop speakers after I updated my apps. My speakers are recognized, I tried almost all the solutions out there, but to no avail. I tried upgrading 18.04 to 21.04, and ...
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How to output stereo sound on multiple channels of a surround output?

My computer has 4 sound output jacks, that are meant to be used as 7.1 surround output. However, I only ever have stereo sound to play. I would like to connect speakers to one jack and headphones to ...
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Weird noise from speaker

I ma getting Weird noise mixed with audio from the speaker, even if i stop the video/audio, the audio with noise mixed stop after few seconds. I used pulseaudio -k and issue is resolved. But it ...
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No sound on toshiba chromebook?

I am currently using a toshiba cb30-b-104 with lubuntu 20.04 and it makes no sound. How can I get it to work?
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Maybe a solution of sound problem on Acer Swift 3 [Realtek ALC256]?

It's known that Acer Swift 3, and in general devices using Realtek ALC 256 sound carrd, has problem with speaker, headphones and internal microphone. However I'm here to ask you some help in, maybe, ...
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left speaker doesn't work only in ubuntu

in ubuntu 20.04.3 my left speaker doesn't work but on windows 10 both speakers work fine. also headphones works fine i have try pavucontrol and doesn't fix the problem my pc is a Hp aio 20-co19la AMD® ...
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Lenovo T14 AMD microphone/output device gives weird echoing/crackling noises

this is my first question so please be kind regarding any mistakes, etc. So, I've got a problem with my lenovo t14 amd laptop. From time to time, the output device makes weird echoing/crackling noises ...
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Speakers not firing at max volume

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and I have Mivi Play Bluetooth speakers connected in stereo. They are connecting to the laptop without any problem but the speakers are firing only at around 30-40% volume ...
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Using the output from speakers as a virtual microphone input on the same device

Not sure if title is clear enough. I want the output from the speakers to be treated as an input. So I can play a video in one window and then the sound from the video will act as input
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how to get the sound back on my laptop internal speakers?

here is my problem : I can get no sound on my internal speakers. That means I can not listen to music on my computer (acer aspire 5742g with ubuntu 20.04) but i can get some sound if I connect an ...
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Terrible sound and camera quality on Dell inspiron 3505 only on Ubuntu (dual boot with Windows 10)

I just got a new computer, Dell inspiron 3505, and dual booted it Ubuntu 20.04 and Windows 10 (for the Adobe Creative Suite). The sound is awful, very screechy and tin-canny, so I thought it was the ...
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Trying to fix front i/o headphone out overriding audio line out

I just started running Ubuntu 20.04, MATE 1.24.0 on my desktop. my case has a front i/o with audio out and microphone in, and I typically use these for my razer headset with a headset/microphone ...
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Why won't my wired speakers work, when Bluetooth works fine? (pulseaudio bridge to jack)

I am running kubuntu 21.04 lowlatency on a Dell Alienware R9 machine, using Studio Controls, which bridges pulseaudio to jack. I can listen to audio using Bluetooth speakers, but the wired speakers do ...
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How to disable the internal or builtin speaker using alsa?

How is the internal speaker below: nicholas@mordor:~$ nicholas@mordor:~$ aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC269VB Analog [ALC269VB Analog] ...
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Running Google Home On Ubuntu

Good Day I was wondering if I could install google home on ubuntu. I have seen people installing it on raspberry pi and on raspbian. I have a bluetooth speaker lying around and a Ubuntu system running ...
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How to persist settings for default audio output on Ubuntu 21.04?

I have Ubuntu 21.04 running. I always need to change the audio output settings from "Analog Out" (which has no sound) to "Speakers" (works well). The same problem occurs with the ...
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Problems with test signal into right speaker

I am running Ubuntu 20.04 and listen to quite a bit of music on my Companion II Series 3 Bose speakers. I noticed some pitches were absent on a few songs - but both speakers appear to be emitting ...
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Where are bluetooth configuration files and how are they accessed?

There would seem to be a finer-grained level of control over bluetooth from a Microsoft Surface tablet than that available on Ubuntu at least through the settings interface. How are additional ...
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HP Syndra: Hardware Issues after switching from ChromeOS to Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa)

I recently switched from ChromeOS to Ubuntu using the MrChromeBox BIOS/UEFI Firmware Update software. Everything is fine for the most part, and the only things that need to be fixed are: My Internal ...
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Right Speaker is not working

My speakers are working fine before 20.04 latest update. I use Dell Inspiron 5558 laptop. I tried but I couldn't find any solution. Does anyone know how to fix it?.
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No audio through monitor speakers when connected through DP on Ubuntu

I've connected a Windows laptop through the same displayport cable and the audio worked fine. If I connect my Ubuntu 20.04 computer however, the speakers output no sound. Plugging in earphones work ...
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Some sounds coming through wrong output

I'm not sure why but today some videos are playing through my monitor's speakers even when the Device Output is set to my Headset in settings. Youtube/Twitch in my browser plays through my Headset but ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 - Dummy Output only on Lenovo Flex 5i Chromebook

this is my first time posting so please be gentle, it's been a while since I was in the Ubuntu ecosystem, and I'm very much an old noob! I have a new Lenovo Flex 5i Chromebook (i3 model), which I ...
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How to test the microphone on a laptop?

Everything here works so far -- in that, crucially, the sound plays back. How is the microphone itself tested? nicholas@gondor:~$ nicholas@gondor:~$ sudo aplay -l **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware ...
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How do I set my browser to allow access to my microphone?

I have a zoom meeting hosted on a Microsoft Surface tablet. This laptop, running Ubuntu, has joined the zoom meeting through the web interface (using firefox). The laptop is named Gondor, and is ...
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A problem with headphones: the audio is reproduced both by speakers and headphones

At the beginning my headphones didn't work. In Settings/Sound the only output device is the pair of speakers. After having tried certain commands related to another question I have installed ...
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Analog sound output is not available

Last night we had a power failure. My UPS died before I was aware. When I rebooted I had no sound on Ubuntu. It is a dual boot machine and everything works on the other OS. It is an Intel NUC10i5FNH. ...
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Speakers stop working shortly after install

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.10 on a Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 (model 82A3005RUK). The speakers worked fine at first, but then after a short while stopped working; all they do is periodically make a 'pop' ...
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Recording phone calls in Ubuntu 20.04 - not just Skype

What is a good piece of software for recording calls? I am not just talking about Skype but Facebook calls, Google Hangouts, Meet, everything. I have been using Simple Screen Recorder but that only ...
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