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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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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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110 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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Ubuntu detects multiple onboard sound outputs but will only play through one at once

Usually in Windows I can have Skype, Mumble all going through the headphones connected to the front headphone jacks, and the rest of the sound goes through my rear connector to speakers. But on ...
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2answers
57 views

Whine emanating from soundsystem, independent of volume, on Ubuntu 12.04

When ever I plug in my headphones in to my computer's headphone jack, on Ubuntu, I get a constant whine that is independent of volume or any other modification I make on alsamixer. I do not have a mic ...
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182 views

No sound in precise after kernel upgrade

In Ubuntu 12.04, after performing an upgrade that included a kernel update, I no longer have any sound. The sound worked fine before the upgrade. Oddly enough, if I plug in headphones I do get sound ...
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212 views

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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645 views

Test laptop speaker hardware

I bought a used laptop on Craigslist (a Toshiba Satellite M115), and promptly wiped the drive and installed Ubuntu 11.4 (Natty). (This was a big deal for me, since every computer I've ever owned [20+ ...
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Ubuntu - Sounds from both headphones and speakers

Both the speakers and the headphones keep playing the sound with headphone plugged in.
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457 views

To control decibels in speakers by Ubuntu

I need to load the module pcspkr to Linux kernel often by sudo modprobe pcspkr. It sometimes happens that something goes totally wrong such that I cannot stand the amount of decibels in my speakers. ...
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Did volume control just mess up my volume buttons?

I'm running Ubuntu 9.04 and when listening to music I usually just turn the volume up and down with the buttons on my PC. Tonight however, I found out that my headphones I've had for 3 years broke ...