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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Internal Speakers on iMac 2013 not working

I have an iMac circa 2013 that I (regretfully) migrated to Elementary OS. Now the sound doesn't work at all. To be sure, the system detects audio being played,but under output device it's not even an ...
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2 out of 4 speakers work on Xiaomi notebook pro x 15 (2022 model)

I have got the new Xiaomi notebook Pro x 15, which has 4 speakers build in. Sadly it only fires sound out of 2 speakers. I tried to use hdajackretask, yet this gives an error and does not seem to work ...
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Issue with sound system, no sound, empty output/input

So i am super happy with how things work on ElementaryOS 6.1, but unfortunately i have no sound, already tried all google/reddit fixes but nothings helped. In settings/sound both fields output and ...
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Is there a way to disable the sleep/suspend chime?

I returned to elementary 6.1 after a year off with other distros. There's one new feature that's been really off-putting to me: I find the chime that plays when my laptop goes to suspend/sleep mode ...
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Sound suddenly become crap

On Jolnir 6.1, but was experienced on 6.0 also. Every once in a while whithout any particular reason, sound of any AUDIO file become grungy as hell. Original sound is here, dubbed with a delayed ...
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Can't set volume to more than 100% in Odin

I liked that you could set a volume to more than 100% in the Sound settings in the previous versions - it's sometimes useful when you for example play a YouTube video which has rather low volume. Can ...
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Dummy Output on Intel Jasper Lake N5100

No sound, no speakers and no microphone in sound settings. I see Dummy Output in the pavucontrol. I tried the options snd-intel-dspcfg dsp_driver=1 in alsa-base.conf and BOOT_CMD in GRUB, it didn't ...
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My OS crashes randomly after I start using any application that plays audio

I recently migrated from Windows 10 to Elementary OS 6 Odin, It has god essentially everything I need for my school work, it's amazing, it's faster than Windows 10, I loved it, unless, it starts ...
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My microphone shows up but detects no sound

I have a problem where I have sound but my microphone doesn't work. I am using a lenovo ideapad 330S-15ARR. I've had problems with this laptop with linux in the past but nothing that can't be fixed ...
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Sound not working after login

This is very weird and extremely annoying. Sound is not playing over to external speakers and built in mic is not working. Sound works fine over bluetooth. Sound is routed to speakers, because in ...
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How to get support for 4.0 audio on a Macbook Pro mid-2012 13 inch

I recently installed Elementary OS in place of Solus on my 2012 Macbook Pro and audio is only playing from what I assume is the the central a speaker and two tweeters en each side. It sounds very ...
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pc can't discover my wireless earbuds

I went to Bluetooth in the Settings menu and am unable to get my pc to discover my earbuds (link), even though they are on. Ultimately I would like to use them on Discord and have Hera 5.1.7 now. ...
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Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 (SB 1560) + S/PDIF = No sound

Faced the problem of no sound when connected to an external sound card Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 (SB 1560) via S/PDIF input. The sound card is detected correctly in the system, but no sound is ...
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Cannot shift audio to speakers if line in front is has input

With input in front aux input Without input in front aux input So if I connect my headphones to the input on the front of the CPU, the Line out disappears and if I disconnect them, it appears, but ...
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When you log out their system and re-enter, the sound does not work

After switching from OS elementary 5 to version 6 on my laptop (Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro 15.6 JYU4036CN), when I log out and re-enter the system, the sound does not work. System reboot helps. ...
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Sound PROBLEM HP Spectre x360

Ever since I used the elementary os hera and now EOS Odin I have had problems with the sound the microphone doesn't work at all and the speakers too. please help. I am using an HP Specter X360 laptop ...
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no sound output from headphone jack and inbuilt speaker after new install, but Bluetooth headphone and HDMI sound works

after new install 1st there is no WiFi available then i installed the driver for rlt8821ce network card then wifi start working after reboot . sudo apt install bc module-assistant build-essential dkms ...
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mic is not working in odin

No animation in the below area. tried sound recorder app. its also not recording. Connecting external headset works fine
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Elementary OS, No sound. Tried all possible troubleshooting

Good day mates, I'm a new user to Linux and recently installed Elementary OS on 2014 machine Asus eeebook x205ta. After instalation everything worked well except for no sound. I tried all this ...
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No Output Device for sound detected

When I logout and log back in the sound seems to work but the sound icon itself says that it cannot detect any speaker and I cannot control the sound no more. I suspect that the issue is that ...
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zenbook ux425e problem with drivers

i worked on elementary os hera for a year on old asus laptop- and now i`ve got a new laptop zenbook ux425e. i downloaded a latest version, installed and updated elementary os (from app panel and from ...
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help! im having many problems

so i just downloaded elementary os and its awesome! but im having a few problems... first and most important, it wont detect any audio or microphone devices. like its not detecting the laptops ...
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no sound from speakers ear jack OK

My system updated to elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera. The update may have broken the sound setups. The ear jack is OK but built in speakers no longer work.
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Videos Stopped Playing Audio From Movie Files

I have no idea what changed to cause this, but just the day Videos started playing any file I gave it on mute. Other apps are totally unaffected (e.g. Epiphany works as an ugly work around, I can ...
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No sound from build-in speakers

i've just installed elementary os on my laptop as my only os and i get no sond from the built-in speakers. But the sound works perfectly in my wireless earbuds. I think it's a problem of drivers ...
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Sound Issues--No Output or Input Device

I'm having some trouble with the sound. In the System Settings, it says both "No Output Device" and "No Input Device," and I can't seem to hear anything. My sound card (I think) is ...
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Sound through headphone jack is tinny and distorted

I have a system76 Lemur pro and really hoping to move to elementary os, especially as Odin comes out on the stable branch. There is one hiccup. Sound behaves as expected through Bluetooth headphones, ...
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Cracking sound on headphones

There is a cracking sound when I play music via headphones on my laptop. The built in speakers play back just fine. Also cracking noise when recording audio via Loom. What's going on? I think this ...
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Can't find snd.aloop

anand@anand2:/lib/modules/5.4.0-48-generic/kernel/sound/drivers$ ls pcsp -> I can't find any package for snd.aloop inside this directory, anand@anand2:~$ uname -r 5.4.0-48-generic -> Please ...
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How to switch left and right audio devices on elementary OS 5.1.7 Hera

I have stereo speakers and am looking for a way to swap audio output of the left and right speakers. Is there any programmatic way of it?
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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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studio sound card

I had to migrate from Windows to Linux for a number of reasons. Now my sound card driver for Linux does not exist. I use the Dynacord 600-3 mixer as a sound card. And drivers are only available for ...
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Enable Over-Amplification

I have a little web book that doesn't have great speakers. I came from Ubuntu where there was a nice setting to enable over amplification. I've tried Gnome Tweaks, but couldn't find anything. Is there ...
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Sound is not working after the suspend. ElementaryOs 5.1

I was using elementaryos after quite sometime and everything was working fine until today when I loged i after the suspend the sound was not working it was saying "No Output Device Detected" ...
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I hear a voice each time I am in application

I am using Elementary OS Hera 5.1 and I have a particular problem.When I turn on my PC today I started to hear a voice that read the content of every software that I use.For example,if I go to the ...
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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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How to change default sound input?

Does anyone know a fix for this issue ?
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Can't see sound settings on Loki after upgrading from AppCenter

AppCenter were indicating for months that there was an update for ibus and gir. I never use the AppCenter so I continued to use my bash alias to update the system: alias upd8="sudo apt update &&...
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Lenovo IdeaPad-5-15IIL05 there is no sound, the touchpad does not work, the brightness adjustment does not work through FN

I bought Lenovo IdeaPad-5-15IIL05, installed elementary OS 5.1.5 Hera: No sound (no sound output device). The touchpad does not work. The brightness adjustment through FN does not work. alsamixer ...
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Compiling new kernel for sound issue (Sound Blaster Z)

So I got lucky to hit the only card that doesn't get sound, card is recognized but there's simply no sound and I read that it's related to https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=55541 what are ...
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Bluetooth headphones don't work at all :(

Today I bought a cheap usb bluetooth adapter to use it with my bluetooth headphones, and I've tried to connect them and use them. When I try to connect them it either says Unable to connect or asks me ...
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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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Can't get internal mic to work at all

I have an Asus Zenbook Flip S. I have been using it with Zorin OS for a while, until I discovered a bug which made the laptop unusable. Namely, the internal mic does not work, at all. I installed ...
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Sound setting opens and then shuts immediately

When I click on the Sound setting it begins to open the panel but then immediately shuts down the System Settings panel. I think this behaviour started after I installed Pulse Audio dlna and Pulse ...
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No Sound in Elementary 5.1 on Acer Swift 5 sf514

Help me please fix the problem with sound. alsactl init alsactl: init:1757: No soundcards found... lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio" 00:1f.3 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation Device 34c8 (...
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Sound card not detected after Nvidia driver installation

I have been struggling with a sound problem for months now so I thought someone could help me here, I'll try to give as much details as I can but I'm pretty new to the whole Linux ecosystem and not ...
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Low Audio Volume Elementary OS 5.1.3 Hera

the sound of the system is low compared to other operating systems, I checked in settings and the audio is 100%, can someone help me, thanks!
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switchboard-plug-gcc-sound - "unmet dependencies"

Sorry to bring this up after ~3 years, but I'm stuck on the suggested solution: I have a similar issue, but when I'm running this: sudo apt install switchboard-plug-gcc-sound I get this: The ...
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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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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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