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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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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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Configuring media keys volume adjustment tick/step size

I can change the volume 'steplessly' by dragging the slider, for instance in settings, but when using media keys there is a step size. For my preference, the step size is too big and my preferred ...
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Q: How to enable dock microphone by default when headphones with mic are plugged-in?

When I plug or unplug my JBL headphones with mic, the sound is being adjusted (for example, if I previously had the volume turned off when I unplug my headphones the volume becomes muted, and vice ...
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No sound card detected: HP EliteBook

I can't seem to get any sound working on my HP Elitebook with Elementary 5.0 fresh install. Hope someone can help. Thanks. aplay -l aplay: device_list:270: no soundcards found... pacmd list-sinks ...
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Elementary OS Juno - no sound after update

after today's update my sound is lost. I have an Acer laptop UX430UNR. I have today had a bigger update of the elementary os. Current kernel version is no 4.15.0-39. I have pulseaudio installed and ...
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How can I disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 5?

This question has been asked before but the answer is not working in 5.0. There is no sound effects options anywhere. How Can I disable the file delete sound effects in 5.0?
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Change volume of notifications and system sounds

In Loki there was a toggle switch in the sound settings which allowed to turn off the sound of notifications completly, however that feature seems to be missing in Juno - why actually? Does maybe ...
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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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Elementary OS Juno - No sound on USB-C monitor

Laptop - Thinkpad T470 On Loki, when I connect my monitor via USB-C, I was able to select the monitor as a sound target. In Juno, the monitor does not appear as a sound target. The sound options ...
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Sound problems in Loki (dummy output) alsa not loading modules

I don't have any sound, only dummy output which doesn't work, and following the Ubuntu guide for troubleshooting sound, I get stuck at loading the modules. https://help.ubuntu.com/community/...
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How can I lower the volume specific to a particular app?

I use the app Workrave to help keep RSI at bay. However, the app has a higher sound volume than I'd like, while the rest of my system is just right for me. Is there a way I can lower its volume while ...
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Juno 5.0 beta Skype mic muted again after sound mixer system update

Skype is again muted after the update of the sound mixer package (I think switchboard-plug-locale), mic is muted for an unknown reason, MBP 6,1. Before it was working fine, and even better than under ...
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When I went to 4.4.0-128, it now takes 4 mins to login

The problem seems to be that now it is "recognizing" my HDMI port on my laptop when it wasn't before. I get a dmesg entry like: snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1f.3 azx_get_response timeout (which takes ...
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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 distrobutions(Solus) I am able to play sound on my monitor. On Elementary OS, there is ...
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Speaker is not working on ElementaryOS

The speaker is not working on my ElementaryOS operated PC while the headphones are working fine. Can you help me to fix this issue?
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I connected my earphones now my speakers do not work

I connected my earphones on my Laptop and the music played through the earphones. Now, when I unplugged the earphones, the speakers did not work at all. I restarted the system, still, the speakers ...
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No sound in headphones (HP Spectre x360 - 13-w004ng)

No sound in headphones (i tried different headphones they are no the problem), though internal speakers do work fine. I checked if it's muted through alsamixer and played around with the test sound ...
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Permanently disable internal sound -speakers

I have my laptop hooked up to the TV. Every time I reboot, or power on the computer “play through sound” resets to “speakers -built in audio”. I want to permanently disable internal speakers and ...
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No Sound HP Envy m7 K1110DX

after installation no sound root@ENVY-m7:~# lspci |grep Audio 00:03.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller (rev 0b) 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 8 Series HD ...
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Bluetooth connceted speakers - volume not adjusting

When I connect to my speakers via bluethooth (listening to music through them) and adjust the volume on my laptop, it adjust the volume for the internal laptop speakers and not the bluetooth connected ...
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Loki - Wingpanel Sound Settings Link does not work

My wingpanel sounds icon works correctly however when I click it and then click the "sound settings" link at the bottom of the menu it just bounces and never works. This means I have to go in through ...
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Sound simply went kaput

I lost sound on my laptop. Speakers and headphones aren't shown on the Sound settings. The last time everything worked, I had restarted the computer in order to jump over to windows 10. But it was ...
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Script will not run properly if ran with a hotkey combination set in “Settings -> Keyboard”

While running Loki 0.4.1, I've made a script to switch my video and audio output devices as well as the DPI using gsettings and some xrandr, pacmd and pactl commands. I've wired this script to Super+...
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Headphone option missing in mixer

I just installed 4.13.0-36-generic on a spare drive. MB is a Supermicro C2SEA, so RealTek ALC888. Everything is working, but my headphones. I have searched around on Google and found little ...
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ASUS R510LC, Realtek ACL3236 - sound only on headphones

I've choose elementary OS for my first serious linux operating system, so please be lenient. I used to linux occasionally before and I hadn't any problems with drivers(?) I searched a lot before 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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Bad screeching sound for inputs

So I've got the same issue with audio that's been stopping me time and time again from getting Linux working. Horrible screechy scratchy sounds with mic over 3.5mm jacks, front and back of machine. ...
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Creative Audio Card issues

I'm having a strange issue with my Creative Soundblaster 5.1 VX in elementary OS 0.4.1 It works, kind of. Only the left speaker works. In Settings, Sound it is installed as CA0106 Soundblaster by ...
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No Audio On Lenovo Miix 320 with Elementary OS-Loki

I have the same sound card in my netbooks as mentioned in this post: ASUS E200H Intel-HDMI for internal speakers fix There is no audio coming from the netbook speakers and the headphone jack. how can ...
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AccountService.Sound bug?

Just installed the very latest version of elementaryOS today. Things went well, except for this annoying volume notification issue! Every 10 seconds, a notification pops up in the top right showing me ...
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Problems installing DSP correction

I'm kind of new to this world, I'm trying to install this dsp correction since I used Equalizer APO in windows and now I'm trying to use it but with no success. This is the rep: https://github.com/...
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elementary OS on late-2012 iMac: no sound

After a few hours getting the wifi to work, I turn on Spotify and boom, no sound. I've tried some solutions I found on askubuntu but nothing worked. I know that the Mac/ubuntu-or-build-on-ubuntu ...
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Sound volume to low on ThinkPad-Edge-E540

I am having problems to increase sound volume on my laptop. On windows everything went fine. When I started alsamixer to check control I could not use Function keys.
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System Settings for Sound and Color are freezing

In my elementaryOS Loki installation, the System Settings are freezing, when I try to enter Color or Sound Settings. What could be the problem?
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Sound distortion problem

I am having a problem with sound on elementary os 0.4.1 Loki The problem is that when i use viber or discord the sound gets distorted. It's an awful sound i cant even hold a call. Both the ouput and ...
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Disable internal speakers by default

I am in an office environment where making sound is not an option. My laptop used to be in mute all the time which is fine. I have now enabled a SIP account for phone so I need to use the laptop ...
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alexa speaker only shows up as a microphone and not a bluetooth speaker

I used ubuntu before where the alexa connects as a speaker and plays audio from the computer. Now I have elementary OS and the alexa connects as a microphone with no option to play sound. I have ...
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Microphone only in Skype not working

Since an update to Skype 8.11.0.4 the microphone stopped working (also 8.12.76.7 (preview) isn't working). Checked with other applications, e.g. SoundRecorder, where the mic is working nicely. Now I ...
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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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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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How to disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki?

When deleting a file it plays a paper crunching sound. I keep my Desktop volume at max and adjust in-app sounds. This paper crunching sound is really loud when earphones are plugged in. How can I ...
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Duplicating A2DP sound output with paprefs

I'm trying to play the sound output from my computer simultaneously in two bluetooth headsets using paprefs. While the sound plays in both devices, it seems only one of them can use the A2DP ...
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Change volume control increments/ticks?

Is there any way to change the volume increment or ticks? With the default settings, the ticks are way too broad for my taste - one "tick" changes the volume by a large amount, I'd prefer finer ...
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Poor Sound Quality on Loki

I'm having a problem with the sound on Loki. I can tell you that is not a hardware malfunction, because in Windows 10, the speakers sound amazing. Thing is, with headphones, the sound is excellent. ...
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Bluetooth - poor sound quality for regular user (JBL Speaker)

After connecting JBL Speaker via Bluetooth sound quality is ok for my user (admin). Another user with no admin rights gets crappy mono radio-like sound and is unable to change sound mode option to ...
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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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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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Sound stopped working after update

My sound stopped working after the first update came in for Elementary Loki. The sound works fine if I boot in live mode from a jump drive. I installed to hard drive 4/3/2017. I've checked to make ...
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Speakers don't play sound, headphones do.

I'm using elementary OS loki in a HP laptop. I don't know why, but sometimes I cannot hear any sound coming from the speakers, but it does work when plugging headphones. In Pulse Audio the speakers ...