Questions tagged [speakers]

Questions about inbuilt laptop, tablet, smartphone or external speakers.

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Choose whether to output audio from speakers or headphones?

I like to keep my headphones plugged in, then depending on the situation just switch the audio output as needed. I'm easily able to do this in Windows - my headphones and speakers show up as different ...
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SOUND: Default audio device does not work

I just got a new laptop (ASUS GX501G), and Ubuntu 19.10 is having sound problems. It will not play sound through the speakers or through the headphones. The microphone does not work either. In the '...
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Ubuntu 18.04 No sound, laptop doesn't recognize speaker and says headphones are plugged in when they're not

The title, basically. A couple days ago, I also had the dummy output problem, but following directions on the internet I managed to solve it. However, a couple days later this series of problems ...
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Speaker “Dying”

I have an issue with my internal speakers, when a sound is played they are working fine for 2s and then "die" (volume goes down until there is no sound in less than 2s) like if a power shortage ...
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5 seconds after no audio - my speaker turns off

I never had this issue on Windows 10 and I just switched to Ubuntu. When there is no audio playing, after 5 seconds my speaker acts like if I pulled of the aux cable out the speaker(it hums), But ...
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Builtin speakers work only if i plugin ear phone

By default under "Settings/Sound" I see only: "Headphones - Built-in Audio". Because of which I am not able to use my laptop speakers. It is only after I plug in a headphone does the speakers work i....
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Ubuntu: No sound played over speakers after system start

When I start the system, I have to pull the audio jack and reinsert it otherwise no sound will be played over the speakers. When I boot up Windows it works without pulling and reinserting, so I ...
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Sound issues after trying everything

I cannot get my sound working properly, no matter what I do, there's always some problem. It's very annoying as it's the only thing preventing me from making Ubuntu my main OS. At the moment my sound ...
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3.5 mm audio output failure

I get sound from the speakers but not the 3.5 mm audio output. To my surprise Ubuntu knows when headphones are plugged in, so this has the potential to be an operating system or software issue. The ...
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Automatically switch equalizer preset based on audio output (internal speaker or external)

The facts below come from experience with Ubuntu 13.10 on a 64-bit laptop. Context/problem: bad speakers As many people know, laptop speakers have "highly unequal frequency response" as audio ...
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Laptop Speakers Not Working but Headphones Fine Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS

This is an ASUS N56. Settings/Sound/Output shows Speakers as an option, but there s no sound. Sound works fine with something plugged in -- Headphones/Builtin Audio registers. First of all I tried ...
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How can I make the speakers on my 21.5" iMac work with Ubuntu?

I recently clean installed Ubuntu 18.04 (specifically, I have 18.04.3 LTS) on my iMac 21.5". I am unable to get audio to work through the internal speakers. Audio does work with headphones plugged ...
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Periodic speakers disappearance

Is there any way to restore the speakers on ubuntu 18.04 without a reboot, when they periodically disappear from the system settings/sound?
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“Headphones plugged in” when that's not the case

I tried this with Ubuntu 18.04 and 19.04, it even happens when booting from an installation media. Basically, when there's no headphones plugged in, the system thinks they are plugged in and the ...
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How to fix the sound issue in 18.04

I have sound issue in 18.04. I was installed 18.04 four months before, at that time no issue with sound, but yesterday i was connect to HDMI projector, after that the system speaker or external ...
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Play Audio Through Computer's Built-in Speakers [duplicate]

Is it possible to use the internal built-in speakers of a computer to play music from a device? I am using an audio jack male to male cable And as device I am using an FM-Radio Module (TEA5767) But ...
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Stop sound from speakers when connecting headphones

I guess this question already had the answer here but I can't find it. I'm using 12.04. Update: The problem is that I can hear the sound from my laptop's speakers even if I plugged in my headphones. ...
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Turning up built-in speakers in Ubuntu

I am wondering how to turn on the built-in speaker DELL Optiplex 990 in Ubuntu.
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Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS - Bluetooth Speaker Sound Stuttering When Unused For While

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS, and I have a speaker that works via Bluetooth. I can connect it to my laptop easily, listen to whatever I want with pure sound and no problems, but I face the problem of ...
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Please, find a Decent Audio Driver for Lenovo Y50-70 in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (has JBL Speakers, but Linux unable to use max potential)

I'm used to the sound my laptop produces when it's running on Windows. Ubuntu has Volume Exceed, which just horribly distorts the Audio. Audio works perfectly in Windows. Please tell me how to utilize ...
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USB speakers not working, but only for apps' sounds (19.04)

I've recently purchased a set of Audioengine USB speakers. They work great, but not with Ubuntu (19.04). Specifically, they are displayed in the Settings and when I run the sound test they work fine, ...
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Ubuntu 16.04.6 both channels of audio played through the left speaker

I am having problems after updating Ubuntu 16.04.5 (where all worked fine) to 16.04.6 Namely, I have classic stereo desktop speaker connected to the 3.5mm jack on the back of the motherboard and both ...
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inexpensive USB speaker stopped being recognized after apt upgrade Ubuntu 18.04

I had a cheap bar (USB, NOT HDMI) working earlier today, but now it does not. It does not seem to even be being recognized, e.g. as an output device in Settings/sound/Output. I have spent a couple of ...
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Bluetooth Speaker disconnects after some time

I am using a JBL Flip 4 Bluetooth Speaker in Ubuntu 16.04. After connecting the speaker, the speaker automatically disconnects after sometime. To reuse the speaker, I have to turn my Bluetooth Off ...
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Registering Speakers

UPDATE: lsusb results: https://pastebin.com/37tUifWb A 16.04 laptop features speakers and a headphone port. I would like to use the speakers, however, I am unable to select them: What commands can ...
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mute built-in speakers without muting external output speakers/headphones from command line

I have been looking for an answer for this and couldn't find one. I am trying to mute/un-mute the built-in speakers of my computer from the command line without affecting the external speakers ...
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How can I stream audio from my desktop to a WiFi speaker?

I have a Roberts Wifi speaker that is capable of playing DLNA served content. How can I make this speaker available in my Ubuntu "Sound" settings so that I can send my desktop's audio output to it? ...
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constant background noise from speakers when laptop plugged in to AC

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with unity-desktop on a Thinkpad T480s. I noticed today (can't really say if it was the same before and I had never noticed, or if it started now) that my laptop's speakers ...
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3.5mm audio sound quality in ubuntu

Static sound can be heard in headphones on ubuntu. It is not an issue of headphones as this issue does not exists in windows.
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Ubuntu 18.04 speakers quality problem

I have just installed Ubuntu and I am still dealing with the initial setup. The problem I face is the quality sound quality of my speakers. All sounds outputted seem like a phone call with a very bad ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 No audio from speakers. Headphones working

I updated my Surface Pro 3 From Ubuntu 17.10 to Ubuntu 18.04 (did a clean install) and now I can only get audio when using the headphone jack. I have already tried all these: troubleshooting guide ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 sound blaster recon3di not being detected

I installed Ubuntu 18.10 for the first time yesterday but can get sound to work. It seem to be detecting my sound card (HDA Intel PCH) but not correctly detecting my speakers. In win10 they are called ...
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No Sound from speakers and Headphones on Ubuntu 16.04 dell

I could not hear any sound from my laptop either from the speakers or from the ear phones. I tried many things from the internet. but no luck. While I am booting the system for the first system there ...
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How to fix Bang and Olufsen Audio for HP laptops?

I'm trying to install bang and olufsen drivers, or HP hd audio driver, as only 2 of the 4 speakers work and the 2 amps don't work in ubuntu lspci -v | grep -i audio 00:03.0 Audio device: Intel ...
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Laptop speaker is not in options > sound. Headphones work without problems

after I've reinstalled Ubuntu, I've been unable to play sound from my (internal) speakers since. There are only headphones available, even when there are no headphones plugged in. In Settings > Sound ...
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How to get buttons on my Logitech S-150 speakers to function on Xubuntu 18.04

So, I just got some Logitech S-150 USB digital speakers for $7.46 at Walmart.com on January 4th (they've updated the price since). I'm using them on Xubuntu 18.04, 64-bit. The sound works fine (no ...
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Audio issues in 18.04 - distorted sound and choppy video when selecting USB audio interface - Focusrite Saffire 6

Just getting around to updating an old Ubuntu machine. After the update to 18.04, my Focusrite Saffire 6 USB no longer works. With some tinkering in Pulseaudio and Alsa I have managed to get the ...
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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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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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Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop

Speakers are not working while headphones are working on my Dell Inspiron 17 5000 Series laptop. Can you please help me to solve the problem? This is the link to my alsa-info script: http://www.alsa-...
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Enable the speakers,microphone and camera

I' m using a Mediacom W700 tablet (is like a SurfTab wintron 7.0 ST70416-6) with Lubuntu 18.04 (i also installed Ubuntu-dekstop but it has only 1 GB of ram). How enable the speakers,microphone and ...
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How to deactivate headphones output

I've got a broken piece of jack stuck into my headphones output : I cannot get any sound from my laptop speakers. I've tried many things (using alsamixer, pavucontrol, checking the different mute ...
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Unplug headphones to get audio from speakers

i need to unplug the headphones in order to get the audio from the speakers even they are both connected. if both speakers and headphones are connected i only get the option to output audio from ...
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Will “Allow louder than 100%” damage my laptop's speakers?

It seems to me that volume on Ubuntu is somewhat lower than volume on Windows. I've encountered with this thread. Now, I want to understand if this option might cause damage to the laptop's speakers ...
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Speakers working but not working

I've recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 and for some reason my speakers are not listed among the available sound devices, there's only the headphones. Given the situation i installed pavucontrol and ...
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Sound not working, pulseaudio is not working daemon cannot be killed because directory doesn't exist

So I am really stuck on what to do. I installed ubuntu following the instructions on http://www.jfwhome.com/2016/01/04/latest-steps-to-install-ubuntu-on-the-asus-t100ta/ including using the sound file ...
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Less Sound in Ubuntu, More in Windows. Why?

I have dual boot laptop (DELL inspiron 15 7559). Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04. Sound is louder in my Windows 10 but in Ubuntu a clear less. Why is that? how to solve it? Note: Don't tell me to increase ...
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How to control speaker balance or disable one speaker?

I have a laptop with two speakers: one is blown and playing unpleasant distorted sound. How do I permanently deactivate it or control it using balance? A terminal command is preferred, I reckon. ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - problem with sound & alsamixer

I've got problem with sound on my fresh-installed Ubuntu 18. Every time when I boot my laptop sound is muted and there is no option to turn up the sound. My sound settings look like this: After few ...
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No sound from speakers in monitor

The speakers in my monitor show up and I'm able to use the volume slider on them but that doesn't do anything. It's not muted and they work fine in windows 10 (dual boot). My headphones also show up ...