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Using 5.1 surround to play back 3 independent stereo streams

I built a small home server recently. It runs Ubuntu Server 12.04 and has a sound card (Via VT1708) with 3 audio jacks - which I want to use as 3 independent stereo outputs to play back (potentially ...
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Windows 7/8 no sound (after ubuntu dual boot)

So my brother has a Asus laptop(old) which came with Vista Ult. When Win 7 was released i installed it and everything worked fine (all the drivers). Then my brother tried dual booting it Win7 and ...
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Audio not playing from speakers

I'm having a rather strange problem where sound won't play from my speakers. If I insert something into the microphone jack, and remove it, I get about half a second of audio playing. At times, it ...
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Sound for Linux VM on Windows host

Like said in, http://www.reactos.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=96570, "I haven't been able to get sound working in VirtualBox for ages", for my Linux VM on Windows host, either Windows 7 or Windows 8. ...
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103 views

Strange speaker bug

I have a Toshiba Satellite L755, with a Intel i3 processor. It came with Windows 7 and, since purchasing it, have installed Windows 8 (upgraded to 8.1) and Ubuntu 13.10 (it's tri-booted, so I have all ...
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Play youtube videos in vlc with monaural audio

Youtube videos in VLC are playing sound only in my left ear. http://www.videolan.org/doc/play-howto/en/ch04.html says that vlc --mono is a valid command. But when I run the daily stable VLC from the ...
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After working some time sound does not work

This problem never appeared before. After I started using this youtube plugin for ubuntu and a android emulator with kvm, sound stops working after a few minutes. Why does my ubuntu shows this strange ...
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255 views

Make voice calling possible in ubuntu with 3g modem

I have Huawei E303u modem and it has voice calling feature. In windows, it is working properly. ON linux it is being detected as E173 in mobile partner dasboard software. I am using UBuntu 12.04 64 ...
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Why does ubuntu support a2dp but windows doesn't?

I have an Intel Proset/Wireless Bluetooth 4.0 integrated card, In ubuntu it detects my bluetooth headphones (Philips SHB4000) and I can stream audio to them, but Windows can't, I can't find the a2dp ...
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Ubuntu detects multiple onboard sound outputs but will only play through one at once

Usually on windows I can have Skype,Mumble all going through the headphones connected to the front headphone jacks, and rest of the sound goes through my rear connector to speakers. But on Ubuntu I ...
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59 views

No sound from headphones. Ubuntu on iMac

I have a fresh ubuntu on iMac. I have managed to set up the sound from the native speakers, however, there is still no sound from the headphones. I have disabled automute in alsamixer, but this didn't ...
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Fedora set capture device to demorse

I'm using a program called demorse (official page is down a the time of this writing). On Ubuntu 12.04 LTS it works fine when I run it like this: $ demorse -phw:0 That means: Use hw:0 as DSP ...
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547 views

Disable a linux sound card

I have updated to Kubuntu 12.10 from 12.04 and my sound stopped working ... I think because of I have two soundcards in my system and I think that disabling one of them shouldsolve the problem. Here ...
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1k views

Mono sound output in Ubuntu?

Is there an easy way of forcing mono sound output - for one ear, one earphone, one speaker?
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407 views

Headphone not working on Dell Laptop with Windows 7

My headphone has suddenly stopped working. I am not getting any sound from the headphone. I tried 3 different working headphones. I have dual boot option with Ubuntu & Windows 7. The headphone ...
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240 views

Skype mutes all other sounds [Ubuntu 12.04 LTS]

When I start up Skype, my audio is fine. But once a sound comes out of skype, all other sounds get muted. Skype isn't playing a sound or anything. It just mutes all other sounds until I restart. HP ...
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126 views

ubuntu mute does not match hardware mute button

Recently I installed ubuntu 13.04 on my Lenovo T430. The mute button on the laptop has an LED to indicate whether the sound is muted (LED on) or not (LED off). Ubuntu's software mute does not always ...
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rtl2832 to ShoutCast

I need help. To my laptop on Ubuntu is connected radio signal receiver based on rtl2832. And from there, I need to send it to the radio server on the Internet-based SHOUTCast. In OSX there is a ...
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Removing/changing default sound card number

I'm guessing my current sound card setup is cause conflicts with other software (particularly Rakarrack) and i ran the aplay -l command: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices **** card 0: PCH [HDA ...
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67 views

Control Ubuntu volume of computer from Android phone

I am looking for a way to access my Ubuntu box from my android phone. In particular to change the volume. I am running Ubuntu 12.10 LTS and Android 4.2.2 I have super user access to the computer. I'm ...
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how to download things in linux with a sound error?

everyone. I'm trying to install drpython on linux mint 15 olivia cinnamon. here is what I typed: sudo apt-get install drpython. the first interactive thing I get is: WARNING: The following ...
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Ubuntu 13.04 Chrome Audio Muted

Updated from Ubuntu 12.04->12.10->13.04. Everything went smooth except for Chrome. Chrome has no audio, period, from Youtube or anything. If I open up Pulse Audio volume controller I can see ...
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44 views

Output script to audio in Ubuntu?

I am playing around with algorithmic and generative music (at this point it's all generative noise). I have a simple Python script which outputs numbers (ala "bytebeats"). I want to listen to the ...
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muting a application from terminal in linux

Is there a method to mute applications from terminal, I know for muting everything amixer will work but for muting just a application is there a simple solution to do it from terminal.
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131 views

Tool to fix audio sync for small portion of video file

I am trying to fix an audio sync issue for a video file that is off by a second from the 25th-26th minutes of a 30 minute file. I have looked at a few different tools such as avidemux etc. I see ...
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232 views

ubuntu 12.04. brasero create audio CD from mp3

On ubuntu 12.04 I try to burn an audio CD from mp3 files using brasero. Bevor the burning process even starts, the CD gets ejected, with an "internal error". The error log mentions: Checking ...
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360 views

How can I speed up a video without pitch distortion in Linux?

What I'd like to achieve is getting the same effect as I get with (assuming 1.7x speed up) : mplayer -af scaletempo -speed 1.7 myvideo.mp4 This command gives me exactly what I want, but I need to ...
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36 views

A screencasting with audio-mixing support for Linux

I have used the gnome recordMyDesktop tool for screencasting on Linux. Its a good tool, but there is a limitation with respect to ubuntu. I cannot record a background music at the same time the voice ...
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557 views

Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch

Any sound which is played from Google Chrome is very low pitch, doesn't matter which website or source i.e. video from youtube, music from flash games and etc. However if I open same content in other ...
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642 views

Problems with headphones in linux

I can't get sound through headphone port on laptop. I use HP Compaq 6730b with Linux Debian Squeeze on board. On Windows 7 (another PC) headphones work normally. Internal laptop speakers also work ...
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113 views

Microphone noise only when talking via Skype or VoIp

I am using Kubuntu 12.10. I wanted to remove the fan sound from the microphone, since Samsung designers put the microphone on the keyboard and it records almost everything. I spoilt the settings but ...
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How to capture audio together with video in VLC?

I am currently capturing my desktop in VLC as such : Ctrl + C ( capture options ) then I choose capture device Desktop then on the bottom I choose Play -> Convert choose a file to save to and some ...
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220 views

Compress a 661 MB mp3 without noticeable loss of quality?

I managed to download the audio of 12 hours of white noise from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1KaOrSuWZeM into a mp3 file. The file is 661 MB. I wonder if it is possible to reduce its size without ...
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Vlc how to output the audio to a second sound card by ignoring the default sound card of motherboard?

While playing in Vlc any file/music/film. Using VLC configuration file, how to permanently tell VLC when-ever it plays audio use the second sound card or assign the name of sound card? Example: ...
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Can I have the internal subwoofer remain playing while using the audio out jack on an ASUS N45SF notebook?

I have an ASUS N45SF notebook. It comes with a dedicated subwoofer in addition to the built-in speakers. When I connect any audio device to the audio out jack, the internal speakers remain silent, ...
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242 views

Ubuntu to Debian, pulseaudio works differently

Simple case: one application and one output device. I'm also using pavucontrol. In Ubuntu, I could change the volume of the application or the output device without affecting the other's volume. ...
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119 views

Sound effects pre-bootloader

I have an Asus laptop, and when it boots up (but before the bootloader) it makes a sound. When I have headphones plugged into the jack, and I had shut down from ubuntu, the sound goes to the ...
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VLC player in ubuntu playing videos without sound?

In ubuntu 12.04, sound is not working in VLC player, when i play any videos, but work perfect when i use to play videos in Ubuntu default "Movies Player". does any body know the solution.
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Ubuntu Route Audio Through Ladspa Plugin Then Skype/Application

In ubuntu, how would I route my audio input through a ladspa plugin, then into an application? I guess this would be something like making a virtual audio input which was a ladspa host, then set that ...
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How to know whether a audio file is CBR or VBR?

File size of an CBR(Constant bitrate) audio recording can be calculated using a formula: File Size (Bytes) = (sampling rate) × (bit depth) × (number of channels) × (seconds) / 8 E.g., a 70 minutes ...
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Ubuntu doesn't allow headphone-only audio output?

The audio works well and my laptop speakers as well as the headphones get the output from the system. However, when I go to Sound Settings and try to set "Analog Output" as the Connector, there is ...
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How to use an iPhone as a USB Sound Card

I know this is highly irregular... but this is actually what I am trying to do, you understood correctly... I have a computer running Ubuntu 11.04 which does not recognize my earphones, and I cannot ...
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638 views

How can I redirect audio over network?

I'm using an Ubuntu box, I need to redirect all audio stream from my local sound card over my network. This audio stream has to be played on a remote computer. How can I do it?
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How can I test my chassis speaker on Ubuntu?

I have an Asrock AD525PV3 with a chassis speaker connected. I want to test it, but have no idea how. I have Ubuntu Server installed and tried to use espeak, but it failed with an error: ALSA lib ...
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673 views

mplayer seek times seem fixed. Can they be customized?

Does mplayer actually allow custom seek times?  ie. change the default 10s to 4s. I'm running mplayer natively in the terminal. ie. not via a gui wrapper such as smplayer. Nothing changes when I ...
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665 views

Can I use an audio Y splitter and 2 different pairs of speakers to get 4.1 surround?

I have 2 different pairs of speakers, one with a sub and one without. I also have only 1 audio jack on my laptop, but I bought an audio Y splitter. I was wondering if it would be possible to use 4.1 ...
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How can I transfer all the audio from a linux to Win or OS X over the network with simple steps?

It seems like there are questions like this, but not answered. Maybe it is possible to answer it now ! So I would like to do the following: transfer all the sounds from a Ubuntu machine over my home ...
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820 views

Switch audio output device in Debian Squeeze

If there are multiple audio card in the system (i.e. internal audio and USB), how to switch the output device easily? The volume applet in Ubuntu (10.04 or 10.10) provide this feature directly, while ...
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268 views

How to get a notification when an audio jack is connected

I'm using Ubuntu 11.04. There is no notification generated when an audio jack is connected/disconnected. Is there any method to get such a notification?
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501 views

Sound over HDMI with Zotac Geforce 210 & Ubuntu

I am trying to get sound to work over hdmi so that the sound plays through my tv. I ran alsa and it says: "This sound device does not have any controls". Alsa identifies a card called "HDA Nvidia", ...