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locating asound.conf file

I've been trying to improve the sound in elementary Loki OS by following this tutorial https://medium.com/@gamunu/enable-high-quality-audio-on-linux-6f16f3fe7e1f but I cant seem to complete the last ...
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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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Does anyone know how to install a program called Flacon on elementary OS?

I have just moved from Ubuntu 18 to elementary OS OK. Wow, I definitely won't look back! I was using Flacon (an audio .cue file splitter) on Ubuntu, but can't seem to be able to install it in ...
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Sound and keys on chromebook (Asus c200)

I am running Elementary OS on a chromebook (Asus c200). The performance is great, but I do not have sound, nor the "function" keys work as intended (reload, brightness, full screen, etc). Is there a ...
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Videos stop, but audio keeps going until I move my mouse

Like said in the title. Whenever I am on DataCamp watching a video or just YouTube. After I let the mouse alone, the video stops and the audio keeps going until I move my muse and the video instantly ...
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No audio after new hardware in eOS Juno

I'm having trouble with my audio drivers after I switched from a Dell XPS 8500 to a custom build with a Ryzen 5 2600X for my processor, Gigabyte Aorus Gaming 5 Wifi x470 for my motherboard, and a ...
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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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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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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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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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Update Broke Audio on T420

Date: June 12ish-13ish, 2018 update. Suspected Cause: Kernel update from 4.13.0-43 to 4.13.0-45 Have a Thinkpad T420 and just updated today. Tried watching a Youtube video and noticed my dedicated ...
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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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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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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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Static Sound in Earphones

There's a low static sound in the earphones when nothing is playing. I tried messing with alsamixer and it seems to be the headphone mic boost setting, but I can't use alsactl store to save it or ...
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How to fix crackling sound in PulseAudio

I have been experiencing a crackling sound after enabling the PulseAudio Equalizer.
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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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Can't use Bose Soundlink mini with elementary OS

I can't use my Bose Soundlink mini as a bluetooth speaker in elementary OS. I can pair the device, but it stays disconnected. Sometime it connects, but sound still go through the laptop speaker. In ...
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How to set audio input to internal mic when plugging headset?

I have a headset, but it's mic is not of good quality and I want to use headset's headphones while using laptop's internal mic. When I plug that headset, internal mic (as well as internal speakers) is ...
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No sound on PC, Hardware or Elementary?

Let's make it quick. I have bought myself an old Dell Optiplex 780 with the following specs: -Core 2 duo E7300 -4Gb Ram ddr2 To make it slightly "spicier"(playing on the league we're playing), I ...
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Elementary Loki GUI Volume Reduce is not working

The Sounds Panel in the System Settings does not show any of my speakers. Also, using the GUI to adjust the volume does not work at all. However, the speakers work and applications can actually play ...
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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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M-Audio Jamlab & LMMS / Ubuntu Studio

Is there a way to get M-Audio Jamlab working with LMMS and / or Ubuntu Studio in elementary OS? I haven't found an appropriate driver yet... I'm on a Macbook (3,1 - late 2007).
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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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How do I change music via command line [duplicate]

I have a new keyboard without media control, so I want use xbinkeys to ad a combination to play/pause, go to next and back song. How can I do this by commandl ine (change music).
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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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— 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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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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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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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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No analog Audio after new install

A friend of mine have a small PC. As a test, i have tried to install Elementary OS on it. Only the S/PDIF audio was shown in system, but on this PC there is are also an analog audio card. How can I ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to easily start playing an Audio CD - with CDDB/freeDB support?

How to easily access a music CD after having inserted it? Is automatic play-when-inserted possible? I just want to insert the CD and then with a click or two start playing in a music player that ...
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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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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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How to set up Pulse Audio to stream to Airport Express and to fix stuttering stream?

I have an older Apple Airport Express device and would like to stream my music to it using Banshee. I've followed these instructions: https://blogs.gnome.org/danni/2009/10/22/streaming-to-airtunes-...
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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 , ...
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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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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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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 ...