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Audio does not play on Youtube/Vimeo

My issue is that no audio plays when I am playing YouTube, Vimeo, or Steam videos, regardless of which browser I use. It does, however, play in VLC media player, Steam games, and works completely if ...
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Volume decreases on Google Chrome when I switch tabs

When I have Spotify running or a Youtube video playing on a different tab, Google Chrome automatically decreases the volume to a very low level. There is no change in the volume mixer, but it is a ...
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awesome WM pulse audio daemon not starting without headphones

EDIT to this question: (Made at top since post is quite long) I seem to have this problem even with the default rc.lua script. The only difference is whether I use awesomeWM or not. Volume in ...
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I would like to have all the sound go through my left headphone

I would like for all the sound to be channeled through just my left headphone. The reason for this is a little odd, but I am completely deaf in just my right ear. It is incredibly annoying to hear ...
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Use optical out on Realtek sound card without setting it as the default playback device

I have a Lenovo Y50 with Realtek HD Audio. It has two separate ports for headphones and mini TOSLINK, and both can work simultaneously (I've tested it and had output through both at once). The only ...
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Audio on videos stopped working. How to get the sound back?

Ever since I installed mumble on my Manjaro Linux laptop, I no longer receive audio in videos However, when I press the sound keys for increasing/decreasing and muting sound on my keyboard, I can hear ...
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Windows 8.1 Audio dim while playing media

I am having issues with my windows 8.1 audio settings. Here is a description of what happens: I start any media playback in apps like KM PLayer, Pot Player, VLC, Spotify etc., or media playback on ...
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Is there a way to have all sound output be converted to 5.1 channel?

So, here is my setup. I am running a Dell XPS 720 desktop with Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 with a Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Gamer PCI Audio Sound Card. Model Number: SB0770 I recently purchased a Logitech ...
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Create a M3U Playlist With MP3 Music Files

I would like to create an m3u playlist for my website which will be at domain/music/Playlist.m3u (example). I need to put the mp3 files in the directory domain/music/ in the playlist so that it will ...
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How Does an Operating System send Sound to its Speakers? [closed]

I'm doing a task for an assignment and have come across this question which I have found the internet has not answered for me(so far that I can find). I thought I might ask it. The answer does not ...
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Mac: How to record VoIP phone call (microphone and output simultaneously)?

This is for recording a Google Hangouts call on my Retina MacBook Pro. I am using the internal microphone and the internal speakers. I would simply like to record the conversation. So I would like to ...
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Setting the volume on bluetooth audio

Which way is the bluetooth audio volume implemented - is the volume value sent together with the original data stream, or does the sender adjust the data itself. Or in practical terms - should I ...
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Noisy ffmpeg video slideshow from images with looseless sound

I would play wav audio and show lyric text on TV screen from dvd/bd player. I create png file from lyric.txt and make video ffmpeg -loop 1 -i lyric.png -i audio.wav -vcodec libxvid -acodec copy -y ...
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Why do I get audio connect popups when I use the laptop keyboard?

I frequently (sometimes several times per minute) get popups for the connection of an audio device when I type. I notice I don't get them as much when I don't rest my left hand to the left of the ...
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Computer making various noises and sometimes runs slowly

My computer has been making some very strange noises for several months now. The first noise it made was when I installed Speed Fan and after the second time of running the program, my computer made a ...
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Does HDMI connected LCD monitor produce sound from my computer?

I Have a question about using an HDMI-connected LCD TV. When I use 'extend' to extend my desktop to my TV, how do I get the audio to (appropriately) play from the TV? For example, when I put a movie ...
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I always hear my in-line mic, even if the mic is disabled

I own a laptop with a headphone/mic combo jack. When I plug the headphones with in-line mic in, I will always hear the input from the mic, regardless of whether or not the Listen to this device button ...
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OS X Host - VirtualBox 5.0 running Ubuntu 14.04.02 video/audio playback is too fast

I am running a VirtualBox 5.0 on my OS X host machine with Ubuntu 14.04.02 as the guest. The problem is, the video/audio is playing back too fast when watching Youtube videos or any kind of ...
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I have to pull the connector out partly to get stereo sound

Using headphones, I have to pull the headphone jack partly out of the socket to get stereo sound. If I push it in all the way, only the right channel comes through. I'm assuming that this has to do ...
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Video Progressively Lags Behind Audio

I am trying to use the Stream feature in VLC Media Player to download a video from the internet. The video plays just fine when viewed online, and there is no problem with it whatsoever, but when I ...
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How to increase audio streaming cache

I usually listen to music online (Deezer). My internet connection is unstable so it often stutters and ruins everything. The Windows app can download songs and play offline but my Windows 7 is not ...
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No sound coming from laptop headphone on Kali Linux

I'm running Kali Linux 1.1.0 on UEFI mode I'm in trouble with headphone jack.Speaker works well, but headphone don't have any sound, it's worked perfect before, but suddenly the sound on headphone ...
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How to insert clip in the another clip using avisynth?

My goal is to make video from two sources. One of them is clip1 and another one is clip2. My task is to take first 10 seconds(video and audio, 10 - for eaxmple) from clip1 then take 10 seconds from ...
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Audacity adds a gap when exporting mp3

I created a loop Audacity which was 10.549s long, I exported it to mp3, now when I open the exported file via Audacity it now has a gap at the beginning making it 10.58s long. The loop I made that ...
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Windows 7 increases volume randomly

when listening to music or watching videos, the volume increases as if it'd account for music that has almost mute parts. This means that it shoves to volume to up to 60+ from 18 which is not too ...
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HDMI weird sound issue (kind of fade in effect?)

I am running Windows7, everytime when I use HDMI to play video, it will losing a second like fade in effect (Click here for situation video), I have no problem with 3.5mm speaker output, it just ...
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Recover incomplete(?) video files [duplicate]

I have two mp4 video files(shot with a Nokia Lumia Phone) that cannot be played. While recording, the memory card got completely filled and it went in accessible from the phone. So I removed the card ...
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Swap Left-Right channel for USB headset

I have a usb headset and I need to switch left and right channels. The usb headset (hp h8000) does not have a software (it has drivers but nothing I can set options for). Is there any way? This is ...
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Sending only video out of HDMI cables – Mac OSX 10.10.3 (Yosemite)

I have a similar question to this one but I'm on Mac OSX. I currently have a laptop, a second monitor (via HDMI), and a third monitor (via HDMI/thunderbolt adaptor). If I have sound playing, I only ...
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Right hand speakers swapped since iTunes 12.2 install

Yesterday earlier in the day I was listening to music and everything was as normal. Later on I decided to update iTunes and then a little later noticed that I couldn't seem to hear sound coming out ...
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Audio performance issues after resuming from sleep/hibernate in Windows 10 build 10162

I recently did a clean install of Windows 10 build 10162 from the official ISO provided to insiders, and I have discovered something with my audio performance that may or may not have been present ...
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My studio mic is having issues (weird sound when talking)

I have a slight issue with my china-made studio mic. I don't think it's a flaw of the mic itself but I have done everything to get rid off it with no success. This is the mic: ...
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Using the BoseSound True Mic on Windows 8

So I bought these as an upgrade to my iPhone earbuds. I had used a mac for everything until I got a new PC and decided to switch it to my main system for at home. The only problem of course is that ...
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Can I automate an audio playlist to play at certain times, in a desired order?

I currently use Windows Task Scheduler to play certain playlists at certain times of the day/week, which we broadcast online as part of scheduled programming. Each time the task executes, it opens the ...
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USB DAC output audio only in right ear

I have a U-Sabre Mini V1.0 USB DAC : http://goo.gl/2rc5bq -connected on left side usb of my laptop: left speaker doesn't work -connected on right side usb: both speakers work Both usb ports are USB ...
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My laptop suddenly lost all its audio devices

Today after turning on my laptop (MSI GS70 Stealth Pro) a Windows error message appeared, with Windows then proceeding to "fix" it. I didn't bother checking what was the error because it looked like ...
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Concatenating multiple 24-bit 96 kHz wav audio files using ffmpeg, shntool, and sox

I am trying to concatenate 15 wav audio files, recorded as 24-bit, 96kHz, linear PCM. I have run experiments with ffmpeg, shntool, and sox, with differing results. The files were created by a Zoom ...
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How to get bluetooth headphones working in Windows 7 PC?

I spent several days on this but still no luck. Basically I have Plantronics BackBeat Pro and I also have CSR8510 A10 bluetooth dongle. When I put the dongle into a USB port, Windows installed some ...
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Put USB to PC Front Panel

I am going to DIY my PC case. But this problem happens to stock cases also. For example, I use the Gigabyte GA-Z97X-UD5H-BK motherboard. It has 2x USB 3.0 and 4x USB 2.0 ports through the internal ...
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What adapter can I get to separate 3.5 mm mic+earphone bundled to mic AND earphone (2 cables) [closed]

Right now, I have a Sony microphone+earphone 4-position plug. My PC has two separate ports for mic and speaker, so I have to buy a separate mic. It would be good to have a 4-position to 2x3position ...
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Audio is mono on Thinkpad X201 on Arch

My Lenovo Thinkpad X201 audio is mono and playing only on the left speaker on Arch Linux, I saw people complaining about this in Windows and the cause was a driver issue, so I assume this could be the ...
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Low volume in Google Chrome

I am experiencing really low volume in Google Chrome and I cannot understand why! I have checked the version of Flash that Google is using, I have checked all the volume levels in Windows and ...
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Duplicate Displays on Virtual Box

I'm running Kodibuntu (xbmc/Kodi) 14.0 64-bit on Virtual Box (VB). The Host OS is Windows 8.1 64-bit. I have one 1920x1080 monitor (DVI) and one 1920x1080 TV (HDMI) in another room connected to my ...
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No onboard Asus M4A87TD EVO sound

I have an Asus M4A87TD EVO motherboard that once put sound out through the board, but now will only allow that while in win 7 64bit. My frustration is that Debian wheezy USED to do this, but now it ...
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Sound only works when I constantly change my volume

I have an issue where I can only hear sounds when I constantly change my volume on the slider. If I don't change my volume, then my audio fades away in about two seconds. Can someone help me fix this ...
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What encoding parameters are used for the /Windows/Media sound files?

Specifically, what's the: Encoding (e.g. signed 16-bit PCM, 32-bit float, A-Law, 24-bit AWVW, VOX ADPCM, etc.) Byte order (e.g. little-endian or big-endian) Channel count (e.g. 1/mono, 2/stereo) ...
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Get system volume from command prompt

I'm using NirCmd http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd.html utility to set the volume via the command prompt for a game but need to know what the current volume is upon the app start up. I found this ...
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Focusrite Scarlett 2i4 stopped working in middle of a playback on Garageband

After 14 months of continued and problem free use with my Scarlett 2i4 coupled with my 17" MacBook Pro; running the latest version of Yosemite no longer works although my Mac detects my Scarlett 2i4 ...
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How to lower volume for headphones? [duplicate]

My headphones volume is so high that I can only use them within the lowest end of volume settings. This makes it impossible to fine tune the volume so I am looking for a way to lower the maximum ...
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XBMC/Kodi Default Volume

Kodi (formerly XBMC) seems to use a global setting for volume level, so when it goes to the next episode, it stops using whatever I've recently adjusted it to and goes back to the default volume ...