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Fix bad quality audio in Bluetooth headphones

Funnily enough, I found the answer while writing this post, so I might as well write my first-ever Q&A post on StackExchange. You have to go to Sound Settings and under the options for your ...
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Bluetooth connceted speakers - volume not adjusting

I found an older post regarding this situation for Ubuntu 15.04 and a bug report that was filed for it. That can be found here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/indicator-sound/+bug/1404729 ...
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How can I disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 5?

You can use the Event Sounds option in the Sound settings to disable this sound. In previous versions of Elementary OS this option didn't work. The old workaround is below. I think the "Event Sounds"...
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Can't control Firefox media through the sound indicator or keyboard shortcuts

Firefox doesn't seem to be a MPRIS "provider" Spec: https://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/mpris-spec/ Relevant Firefox bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1353652 Seems people ...
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Poor Sound Quality on Loki

First ensure you have Allow louder than 100% unchecked in the sound settings, as peaking audio is generally the cause of terrible audio quality, and can damage speakers sometimes. Second, you can try ...
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Can I boost the volume above 100% without going into System Settings?

r3bl's answer does not work on the latest version of Elementary OS Essentially what you need to do now is: Install dconf-editor Run dconf-editor as YOUR user, NOT sudo / root Navigate to /io/...
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Asus X555UB , Realtek ALC256 no sound

I have found solution by myself. in case of someone has the same problem - windows dualboot uses a fastboot, so after boot into windows do not restart your computer , just shutdown it. after a boot ...
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How to fix crackling sound in PulseAudio

(the following answer was provided by OP himself, but was originally included in the question body.) Searching for a solution I found one within the Arch wiki and I wanted to share it with everyone....
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Volume controls on function keys don't work

Install dconf-editor: sudo apt-get install dconf-editor Go to org > gnome > settings-daemon > plugins > media-keys Find the keys that don't work and set them to their default value ...
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Turning up the volume past the maximum in Juno

The command for that is gsettings set io.elementary.desktop.wingpanel.sound max-volume 150. You may need to log out for this to take effect. Also take into account that this is going to cause ...
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Can you disable that annoying "blop blop" sound in volume?

'...the annoying blop blop sound...' what a wonderful description! The following commands did it for me: Tell the system to stop emitting the blop: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.sound event-sounds ...
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sound device is not shown after purging pulseaudio

I found the solution for it. First I removed any traces of pulseaudio and pulseaudio-equalizer by using the below command sudo apt purge pulseaudio pulseaudio-equalizer then removed following ...
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Sound issue after system update

Today I've downgraded the linux kernel to get rid of this issue: sudo apt-get purge linux-image-4.4.0-51-generic Now my kernel version is 4.4.0-38-generic and there is no any sound issue. Not: At ...
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Lots of microphone interferance on Freya

If you're still searching for a solution, I had the same problem of noise from my cheap microphone with Loki. I found the module "module-echo-cancel" which should do the job. To test it, enter "...
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Is there a way to increase Videos (Audience) sound volume more than 100%?

It's not possible to do it. Anyway, when you set your VLC volume over 100% that will also create distortion, so you will get the same effect if you set the general volume a little over 100%.
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Disable internal speakers by default

System Settings > Sound > Line Out > check Mute
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Problems installing DSP correction

I recently tried to follow that guide you linked and failed as well. The problem, as it was for me, is probably a misplaced or misconfigured config file. You should check that you have the file named ...
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How can I lower the volume specific to a particular app?

You can install pavucontrol : $ sudo apt install pavucontrol In the Playback tab you can choose the volume output for each audio stream.
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No sound in TV over HDMI in Juno

We can use command pactl pactl - Control a running PulseAudio sound server on terminal first, list our available properties in our machine using this command: pactl list cards based on my ...
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How to change default sound input?

You might want to check out pavucontrol. sudo apt install pavucontrol
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How to disable sound effect of deleting files in Elementary OS 0.4.1 Loki?

System Settings > Sound Settings > Sound Effects > Mute;
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Change volume control increments/ticks?

I had a similar issue where increasing the volume on my USB headset by one step (tick) would drastically increase the volume. Even worse, lowering the volume below a certain threshold (roughly 20-25%) ...
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Bluetooth - poor sound quality for regular user (JBL Speaker)

I might be a bit late, but today I had the same issue. The solution was to click on sound settings, pick JBL and switch the mode to High Fidelity Playback.
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Audio is extremely sensitive

Nevermind I fixed it, I fiddled with PulseAudio Volume Control's settings, accidentally set my headphones as input, and when I set it back to Analog Stereo Output it worked. Nice!
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Sound stopped working after update

Had same problem for last two days after update. Installed pavucontrol and selected the external soundcard through it instead of through settings. Worked.
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Loki Laptop, no sound through Radeon HDMI

So for anyone else who may be experiencing this issue: The lack of HDMI audio is documented on Ubuntu's AMDGPU and AMDGPU-Pro wiki pages. As of Ubuntu 16.04, only the open source AMDGPU/amdgpu-Pro ...
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Why are on-wake sound issues solved by opening System Settings?

It seems this is a problem introduced by Pulseaudio 8. Pulseaudio 9 claims to fix the problem (See "Automatic routing improvements", Pulseaudio 9 Release notes). Upgrading to Pulseaudio 9 doesn't ...
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Is it possible to disable notifications sound on do not disturb mode?

In System Settings>Notifications you can set if notifications play sound. :)
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Bluetooth headphones not showing up as sound output on Dell XPS 15

Thanks Jeremy31, I tried the a2dp.py script but I was getting the following error: `Cannot find bluez_card.04_52_C7_1B_7B_BC` using `pactl list cards short`. Retrying 8 more times After trying a ...
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