Questions tagged [sound]

Questions about sound issues with elementary OS spanning from sound cards, microphones and speakers/headset to the transfer of audio signals via audio port, bluetooth and HDMI.

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Headphone audio problem

I'm new with elementaryOS and i don't know why my headphone audio suddenly stop working. I have run alsa-info to get this: http://alsa-project.org/db/?f=484092b5a92e6e810267155cbfb38bd6bfb39a74 I ...
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Speakers are not working since update, headphones work, possibly a driver issue?

Speakers are no longer working following an update, works fine with headphones. In the sound settings the speakers don't appear, could this be some sort of driver issue? I am fairly new to linux so I ...
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Low quality sound when Mic input selected to headphone

I connected my Bluetooth headphone. Went to Sound > Input and select the "Headset" as a microphone. Once I did that the sound that comes from the headphone becomes so static and low quality and it ...
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no sound device

I don't have any sound unless I use my usb soundcard. It says no devices listed. It used to work. I am not sure why it stopped. I might have connected a bluetooth headphones just before this ...
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Sound issues with HP Pavilion 15-cs1056

First time Elementary OS user here. I'm having an issue with my HP Pavilion 15-cs1056. The problem is the audio poor quality, low volume and no bass. Everything works, but the sound is very flat, ...
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Dell Vostro 7590 since last updates now sound anymore

I have installed some month ago on a Dell Vostro 7590 elementaryOS 5.1. Everything works fine until something now has destroyed the sound. I can't see any audio device in the sound settings anymore. ...
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No sound card detected on Lenovo X1 with elementary OS

My installation of elementary OS does not detect my sound card. I suspect this is related to an incompatibility between my kernel and ALSA. Below I have attached the output of the commands in Step 3 ...
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Sound barely comes through earphones

When playing music, sound normally comes through my laptop's speakers but when I connect my earphones everything goes silent. I played around with PulseAudio Volume Control and I got it to give me ...
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I set up a HP Touchsmart , can hear sounds over headphone not over built in speakers

I set up a HP Touchsmart , can hear sounds over headphone not over built in speakers. In system preferences the speaker is listed, no sound. when I am plugging in the head phone prefs are switching to ...
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How to install drivers for speakers

I have installed elementaryOS on my Huawei Matebook D. This laptop has a Dolby Atmos Audio-Soundsystem with 4 speakers. With the Linux installation, the speakers are much quieter and sound much worse....
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Sound/ALSA issue

I have a sound issue, when I disconnect the headphones, I have no sound in the speakers, I have to open alsamixer to "unmute" the speakers When i have the headphones connected When i have the ...
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Latest System Updates broke both my Wifi & Sound capabilitie

I'm a Linux newbie. I have an Asus UM433DA-NH74 Raven Ridge Zenbook. I'm using 5.1 Hera Elementary OS with an AMD R7 3700u Vega 10 processor with 16GB of DDR4 RAM and a partitioned, dual-boot 1TB ...
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Audio stopped working and App center got removed

Was trying out the Recipes app by Bart Zaalberg. When I installed it i had one unmet dependency: json-glib-1.0. The way I managed to fix that issue was by installing elementary-sdk through sudo apt ...
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No sound icon in parameters or topbar

My sound works fine (I can control it with the keyboard and hear the music), but there is no longer an icon in the topbar or in the settings. I'm pretty sure it's related to the fact that I ...
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Mute sound before / after suspeding

I find it annoying when I forget to stop videos before closing my laptop and then having sound played when opening it in public. I tried to add a script to /lib/systemd/system-sleep: #!/bin/bash ...
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Elementary OS нет звука нигде

подскажите что делать использовал команду alsamixer там ничего на mute не стоит но звука все равно нет, я новичок в Linux помогите пожалуйста.
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Dell inspiron 7591 in-build microphone not working

I am having problems with internal microphone on elementary OS 5.1 Hera(based on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS). Linux is not detecting the internal microphone. If I plugin a headphone with microphone, it will ...
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Can't control Firefox media through the sound indicator or keyboard shortcuts

When playing media in Firefox, for example on Youtube.com it would be great if we could control this using our build in audio indicator or the audio keyboard shortcuts. But it looks like Firefox isn't ...
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Can you disable that annoying “blop blop” sound in volume?

When I try to change volume on-fly, i always hear that annoying blop blop sound. Not sure whose idea it was to make it default, but it's driving me nuts. Can I disable it?! Thanks.
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Problems with Elementary on ASUS laptop

first, I would like to apologize. I am not an experienced Linux user. However, I used to run Ubuntu Linux on my computer. I recently wanted to try something new and fast and snappy as Elementary OS. ...
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Volume of sound (on speakers) when running eOS in a Lenovo ideapad 330 is much different than when running windows 10 on the same computer (dual boot)

I have a Lenovo ideapad 330, which came with windows 10 preinstalled. A few days ago I made a partition and installed eOS on it for dual booting. While -- when I use windows 10 -- setting the volume ...
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Settings are missing options and settings after update to Juno

I recently updated from Loki to Juno. I copied my home folder over as is. As I was copying the home folder over, after Juno had installed itself, I marked all the same-name folders to merge and all ...
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Distorted sound quality via Bose QC35 headphones on Juno

I tried connecting my Bose QC35 Bluetooth headphones to my Dell XPS 13, on a new installation of elementaryOS Juno. I hear a hissing noise in the headphones, which does not change in its volume. When ...
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Why can't my elementary OS scan or recognize WiFi networks? And doesn't play sounds?

I use elementary OS but it cant connect to WiFi even when I go to network settings there is no option for WiFi but only Ethernet. Also it doesn't produce sound through the inbuilt speakers of the ...
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Noise when recording (until restart)

I record audio on my computer daily, and I've had a problem where, completely at random times, everything drowns in noise. After restarting the computer it works again. Really annoying, as I have to ...
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DIsable microphone loopback

My headphones and microphone work fine, but I keep hearing myself. Disabling the microphone mutes the noise, but I need it. Is there an easy way to solve it? It's usually a toggle in the microphone ...
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Newbie to Linux, No Sound HP Pavilion x360 Convertible Laptop

Before Elementary I installed Manjaro. Same problem there but we fixed it by inserting an options statement in the file named alsa-base.conf which was found in /etc/modprobe.d.... So the statement ...
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I managed to get volume control out of sync with volume

I was fiddling around with alsamixer in terminal after having trouble with recording on a new cheap sound card. Now the volume control is behaving strange. When it's around 20% on the scale, the ...
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Issues with sound indicator applet

I have issues with the sound indicator applet. The "visually" selected device does not correspond the device which actually plays sounds. This causes, that changing the volume has no effect. To "fix" ...
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Headphones not working after update

A few weeks ago I updated a system running Loki, and the headphones (jack connector) stopped working. I reinstalled, this time Juno. Today I updated and the headphones once again stopped working. ...
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How to enable usb inject/eject sound in elementary os?

I want to enable sound notification when an usb device is connected and again when ejected like windows. I don't know why elementary disable this by default. It is really useful to know whether the ...
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I can't get the audio on my laptop to work correctly

I am running Elementary OS on an Acer Chromebook 15 (CB3-532). Everything worked fine but audio didn't work. I saw a post online that said to copy an asound.state file from a computer with Chrome OS ...
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Mic without echo or noise reduction

I'm using elementaryOS for quite some time now. From time to time I found a minor bug with easy fix somewhere. The problem now is annoying me and I can't find a solution for that. I've searched and ...
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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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no sound on my Asus Zenbook 14

I get no sound on my Asus Zenbook 14. Here is the relevant output !!################################ !!ALSA Information Script v 0.4.64 !!################################ !!Script ran on: Sun Aug 4 ...
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Why would only the media sound stop working? Seems to be caused by update

sounds such as notification sounds and other system sounds work (such as pressing the volume buttons on my laptop) but not media like spotify or a youtube video on firefox. may also have something to ...
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Can´t access the default switchboard sound settings

Basically, I’m unable to use switchboard-plug-sound despite showing up in the switchboard, despite being installed, despite still working and having it's indicators. Once I click on it from the ...
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Juno media keys repeating

I've read all questions about this problem and tried every possible solution, but nothing work for me, so any advises will be deeply appreciated. I'm using Juno version on new lenovo yoga S730 and ...
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No audio after waking from suspend

Having issues with my laptop waking from suspend. Problem symptoms: When waking from long suspend (30 minutes or more), sometimes system hangs and can't be woken up at all If system does wake, ...
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Speakers make a pop sound on boot [Huawei MateBook D 14 Ryzen EU-Version]

so I recently bought the notebook and I am currently dual-booting Windows 10 and ElementaryOS 5.0. The system runs flawlessly except for when I boot into elementaryOS my speakers make a loud pop-noise ...
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Unable to open the sound settings on Elementary os Juno

I have issues with my elementary os juno, lately I cannot open the sound settings. I have notice that everytime the audio/music is about to end there is this bang sound, its kinda annoying so I want ...
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Audio devices working but not showing up in the settings

I'm wondering if I can get some guidance on how elementary manages audio devices -- especially how it detects them. Do you use Pulse or ALSA? Is there potentially a package missing? In my situation, ...
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External speakers don't get listed/recognized

The sound from hdmi works good, but in settings, my external speakers dont get listed at all. Anyone have a
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Can't use internal microphone when headphones are connected

I've been having this issue which makes discord a pain because I can't use my earphones. As soon as I connect my earphones the input switches from the internal microphone to microphone. (My earphones ...
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Bluetooth and laptop speakers working at the same time

I installed eOS on a HP Envy x360 Convertible 13-y0xx. Bluetooth is doing something strange. If I'm connected to my Bluetooth headsets, open YouTube through Epiphany, everything sounds normal. But if ...
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Turning up the volume past the maximum in Juno

Is it possible to turn up the volume past the maximum? I recall in Loki, you were able to do that easily by opening the sound panel. In Juno, the option is no longer there.
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Juno, sound work but headphone does not (alienware m17xr4)

I'm just new to Elementary OS, After install Juno, my laptop speaker work fine, but when I connect my headphone, there is no sound in headphone but the sound go through speaker as normal. I has ...
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Get audio from both front and back connectors eOS Juno

I'm new to Elementary and Linux in general, my question is if its possible to have audio from both frontal and back audio jacks at the same time. Example, I have coneccted my headphones to the back ...
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Sound issue with Logitech G633 headset

When I start up my PC and Elementary OS the headset makes the "now connected" sound and if I use the volume control on the headset it makes the beeps it's supposed to to acknowledge that sound level ...
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Volume controls on function keys don't work

I have a dell inspiron 3542 with Juno as my OS and sometimes volume keys don't work.. My laptop doesn't have the dedicated volume buttons but it's usually, F1 for mute, F2 for reducing volume and F3 ...