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— SOLVED — Bluetooth not detecting using Loki [closed]

SOLVED 3/3 solutions + screen caps below Tried to find a solution to this problem reading around but no one else mentioned these so posting it here considering how easily it's fixed. Problem #1 ...
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Is there anyway assign custom keyboard shorcut for noise music player?

I want to assign some custom keyboard shortcut for noise music player. When it running background , using keyboard want to paly/pause or change music. Is there anyway assign those custom keyboard ...
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Question About Audio Device

I have a USB audio device that has input and output from/to guitar. It gets power from USB. It was working all well before. But after recent updates, It's kind of half-working. The device only gets ...
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elementary for audio production?

I am totally convinced leaving Windows behind definitely for serious audio production! I am looking around which Linux distro & repo's suits best for this task but can't figure it out at all!!! ...
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An 'out-of-the-box' working DAW for music production

I wonder if there is a decent DAW for elementaryOS that can be used straight out of the box. That is to say: With minimal configuration, a beautiful minimalist yet functional professional and engaging ...
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Volume key won't push volume over '100%'

Recently I've added elementary OS as a dual boot to my Lenovo w540. On the windows 10 side, I can push a lot more volume out of the on-board speakers than from elementary OS. When I push the volume ...
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VST on Elementary [closed]

I spent researching and trying this for about a whole day. I have some windows VST such as Softube, BIAS FX and Surfer EQ that I'd like to use with Reaper (running on WINE). There were some different ...
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No Audio after installation

I am having trouble getting my audio to work on elementary os after installation. It does work when I plug in my USB headset. Also I am running os on CB35-B3340 Toshiba Chromebook 2 - Swanky. Intel® ...
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System Sound (Master Volume) is not working anymore

Since the last system update, my System Sound (Master Volume) is not working anymore. My sound is working on any Player, if I use HTML5 on YouTube, Flash on Facebook or mp3 in the elementary Music App ...
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Fix bad quality audio in Bluetooth headphones

I have a pair of Ghostek soDrop 2 headphones. They're Bluetooth-compatible with a built-in microphone and the ability to make calls if connected to a phone. I paired them with my Linux computer, ...
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Music stops/pauses when the screen locks

Whenever I play music in Noise, it pauses when the screen locks? Any solution?
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No sound in headphones

I have tried various suggestions, nothing seems to work. The left is the pulseaudiomanager and right is audio settings. Also if I insert my headphone in another jack, I am still not getting sound. ...
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No Sound for no reason

I don't know why, but I have no sound. Only speakers, when I plug a jack it's work. My speaker are working on windows (dual boot) I don't realy know what I need to do. carte 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], ...
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Asus X555UB , Realtek ALC256 no sound

I have Asus X555UB with dual-boot OS: Windows 10 and eOS Loki. As an Audio Device i have Intel Corporation Sunrise Point-LP HD Audio (rev 21) (or Realtek ACL256). The problem is that microphone does ...
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Problem with audio driver in Acer inspire 5733Z

I installed elementary OS on an Acer inspire 5733Z and I have no sound. Is there a specific driver that I can download to solve the "no sound" problem. The hardware is Realtek audio chip. Anything ...
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Volume of system gets muted automatically

My systems volume gets muted automatically when I plug in the headphones but works perfectly ok when they are unplugged. I am using elemantary OS. Please help me to sought out the problem.
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Headphones not working

My Problem When I start up Elementary, the audio through the computer speakers work as expected. When I plug headphones into the audio jack, the audio doesn't come through the headphones. Sometimes ...
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Microphone, not working after a lot of work!

I'm having some problems with my headphones(i'm using a combo jack), if i reproduce song is there no problem for that, but if i try to use the mic, doesn't work! I've try with doing a override, and ...
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How can I get audio over Displayport?

I'm currently running elementary OS Loki and I have my monitor connected via Displayport 1.4 On other Linux distributions (Solus) I am able to play sound on my monitor. On elementary OS, there is ...
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No sound from external monitor HDMI

I have been using ElementaryOS Loki for the last few days using my Monitor connected via HDMI for audio. However today when watching a youtube video, I paused it and resumed it and there was no sound. ...
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Why doesn't noise display album arts embedded in mp3 files? [closed]

I have elementary os freya installed, and noise audio player doesn't display the art embedded in the mp3 files, it shows the music data in the id3 tag but not the picture, what's up?
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Compatibility chart

I am planning to move to Elementary OS and was wondering if there is a kind of compatibility chart. I'm planning to buy an ASUS UX390UA, but I would like to have everything working properly. Like ...
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How to prevent sleep/suspend while streaming music and videos

When using Elementary (5.1.3) to stream music or video it goes to sleep after a while. I don't really want to change the power settings but would like Elementary to recognise when a stream is active ...
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No sound in TV over HDMI in Juno

Today I installed Juno on a low-end 2016 Asus laptop with Intel i5 processor. I know nothing about Linux, this was just to replace a very slow Windows 10. When I connect TV with HDMI, I get picture ...
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Sound settings missing after removing PulseAudio

OK, so I messed around with PulseAudio and purged all of it. Now my regular sound settings do not work anymore. neither can I turn up and down the volume with the respective keys, nor do the sound ...
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Audio output stuck on device that is no longer connected

After using an HDMI TV for video and audio output, I disconnected my laptop and left the house. After that my web browser and the video player could no longer output audio over the speakers, the ...
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Keyboard Shortcuts Broken for Audio

For some reason in the last few days, my keyboard shortcuts to adjust volume broke. I haven't done anything crazy - the only related thing I can think of is I added myself to the audio group so I ...
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My headphones don't work unless I choose “Speakers (Unavailable)” in pavucontrol, except then sound comes out of my internal speakers too

Device: HP EliteBook 2760p Distro: elementary OS Loki (based on Ubuntu 16.04) Linux kernel: 4.4.0-112-generic tl;dr No matter what I've tried, I can't make sound come out of my headphones and only ...
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Problem with audio while using headset

I'm using elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki 64 bit on my laptop. Now I can't hear sounds of my audio or any video file through my headset. Even though I plug them the sound will come out of the inbuilt speaker ...
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Audio is extremely sensitive

I haven't been able to find anything about this type of issue. Anything below about 24% is completely inaudible. 40% and up is unbearably loud. I have the output device set as my headphones, Corsair ...
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Loki Laptop, no sound through Radeon HDMI

Hello this is a brand new laptop: HP Envy x360 m6-ar004dx convertible.AMD FX-9800p APU. Sound works fine with the internal speakers and headphone jack, but will not work over HDMI. Sound settings ...
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XPS 13 9350 - Audio produces nothing but hissing/white noise

Fresh install on the XPS, ElementaryOS only, no Windows. If I try and play music I just get white noise. If I alter any of the volume knobs a blip of white noise plays after (I assume this is down to ...
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Contract file (file manager context menu entry) to play/add directory into Audacious player

I want to create a file manager context menu entry to play directory contents in a music player, namely Audacious. I have already created a file /usr/share/contractor/audacious_play_dir.contract like ...
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no audio help please

I recently installed elementary OS on a toshiba chromebook 2 using this guide: https://github.com/brendenyule/NativeToshibaCB2Guide/wiki Everything works great except for the sound. I hear nothing. I ...
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Speaker and External Hard Drive dissapear when I suspend

Sometimes when I suspend my system and then resume, some of the audio input/output goes missing and I can't use the speakers, audiojack or mic again. Sometimes its the USBs, I resume and I can't find ...
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Bluetooth headset with microphone not recognising as an input device

I have a Bluetooth earphone with microphone. I have successfully connected it to my elementary OS. But it shows it only as an output device under the sound setting. It doesn't list under the input ...
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Does ElementaryOS have a 'minimal install' option like Ubuntu?

I love Elementary OS and Pantheon, I am just wondering if I can "prune the fat" during the install so I can just focus on adding the packages I actually require and use, rather than having to remove ...
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Sound Settings Crashes after setting up Simultaneous Output with paprefs

I am using elementary OS 5.1.4 Hera I want to use two audio output devices simultaneously. They are different physical cards. one is a usb dac and one is the built in line-out When i select ...
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No Output or Input Device Detected in Elementary OS

So, two or three days ago, i installed Elementary OS and everything was going good, but when today i turned it on and i found there was no audio coming out, and found the message saying "No Output ...
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Microphone sound quality is horrible

The problem: Audio output works great, the microphone is recognized by the system but the recorded sound is full of static noise. I have the same problem on Ubuntu (both 19.10 and 20.4), Elementary OS ...
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Which sound server in eOS Hera

I'd lile to know how eOS manages audio devices, does it uses ALSA, PulseAudio or what? I am having problems with an USB mic but the Setting > Audio doesn't say much. Since in the past I ...
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Mid 2010 MacBook Dualbooting OSX & Elementary OS Sound Issue

Please check out this short video I just posted regarding the issue I’m experiencing. https://youtu.be/2mpzK64W1TM As you can see the audio is terribly distorted and only plays out of the left side. ...
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Powerbeats3 Bluetooth Mic Not Working

I am able to get my Powerbeats3 to work as a Bluetooth A2DP sync, however I can not get the mic or even the HFP profile to work. I am running 5.1 Hera.
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How can I get rid of the static noise in my headphones on the Dell XPS-13 9360?

The title pretty much says it all. I've tried adjusting the gain with alsamixer to no avail. I am dual-booting alongside Windows 10 if that is relevant.
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Two audio outputs simutanously?

The GUI under settings --> sound doesn't seem to be very configurable? Is there a native way to enable two audio output devices simultaneously?
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How to install dolby atmos on elementary os?

My laptop is a lenovo ideapad 320, and it has dolby atmos certification. On Windows (the OS that came in it), there is an app of dolby atmos to configure and equalize. There is a way to have it on ...
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Music (Noise) doesn't save track information [closed]

I just installed Juno. I copied over my music files and apparently some of them were missing track information because they weren't getting grouped together (by album and artist). So I right-clicked ...
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ZOOM UAC-2 : No sound

Issue: Downloaded the latest version of EOS today, started the OS up in tryout mode from USB and all works fine, except for audio. Troubleshoot Set my ZOOM UAC-2 audio interface to class compliant ...
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Audio stuttering

Any audio played through Elementary is stuttering. It is universal, it stutters through Youtube, VLC etc and whether headphones are plugged in or not. It will stutter for about a second and then ...
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Combo Jack Mic on Asus Laptop F552C [closed]

I have tried to plug my headset in the combo jack of my laptop to record with Audacity. I had the same problem not only with elementary OS, but also with Ubuntu. I have tried to use alsa-gui-tools , ...