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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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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Speaker test available even if no device in the list

Linux Omen 4.15.0-54-generic #58-Ubuntu SMP Mon Jun 24 10:55:24 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux I resumed the laptop and pulseaudio broke. My journal is full of: [pulseaudio] protocol-...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...