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How to increase voltage of android sound jack from kernel? [migrated]

I want to increase my headphone jack voltage from kernel , how i can find the sound folder and sound module files in android kernel , I used viper and other softwares , they are not powerful as ...
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Running local commands on OSX when command completes in ssh session

On my OS/X laptop, I can type "say done", and my mac says "done". Locally, I'd just do: do-something.sh && say done And that lets me go screw around in separate windows/desktops until the ...
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How to start all sounds at level 0

I want all sounds to start at the lowest volume unless I increase it. This is to apply to all videos, music, ads etc that occasionally startle users by large volume settings. If there is such an ...
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Windows 10 startup-sound

Is there a way to get the startup sound back in Windows 10? If there is a way to enable it, can you change it to your own sound? Or can you change the logon-sound to one if the other things don't ...
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Turning volume up through OS and software gives different results - why?

I currently own an external DAC\Amp (Aune X1s), and when I turn the volume all the way up on the X1s and foobar2K, but turn it down almost to the minimum on the OS (Windows 10 64bit - education ...
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Sound not playing through speakers

I need help with an audio issue. I have tried everything I could think of and more - including suggestion I could get from the various threads. Problem is that, on my windows 7 sony vaio, the sound ...
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Annoying and untraceable beeping after Windows 10 restart

I have just done a clean1 install of Windows 10. Now, when I come home and wake my PC up, I don't notice this, but if I restart it, I am plagued by a 'beep' from Windows every 10 seconds, for several ...
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Motherboard makes screeching/beeping sound after replacing CPU cooler

Added on Nov 9: I put the old cooler back in place, as per Keltari's suggestion, and while the sound is much less pronounced, upon close inspection I can still hear it. It may have been there all ...
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Is there any way to set the volume of the system beep in Windows?

The system beep, which I hear quite often while doing things at the (msysgit) bash command prompt in Windows, is set to a volume that is disproportionately louder than everything else coming out of my ...
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ASUS N550JX-DS71T Monitor brightness fluctuates when laptop is plugged in to charge

ASUS N550JX-DS71T laptop (windows 8) When laptop is plugged in to charge three very annoying and nearly work-stopping things occur: monitor brightness fluctuates, sound crescendos/decrescendos, and ...
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Windows 10 Sound Settings for one app only

I have all sound turned off in Windows 10. I'd like to install a timer and have it actually ring aloud. The app included in the W10 download doesn't ring. How do I enable sound for just one ...
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Sound with CAPS LOCK key

I run Windows 7 with a Microsoft Ergo 4000 keyboard. Please, how do I get the system to make a noise when I press the CAPS LOCK key.
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“windows foreground” sound plays regularly for no apparent reason

the "windows foreground" sound which by default is associated with the critical stop and critical battery level events plays pretty regularly on my system with no apparent notification or system issue ...
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Windows 8.1 system sound going up to 100 automatically

I just installed windows 8.1 and everything went smoothly except my sound settings... I set system sounds to ~15 and when ever I run something as admin or do something where system sound pops up, it ...
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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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How to delay a system sound in Debian KDE?

Is there a way to delay playing a system sound for a predetermined interval? I'm running Debian Wheezy with KDE. System sounds are currently configured to use the KDE sound system. As an example, ...
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System sound distorted by Firefox

If my computer plays a system sound while Firefox is loading, or while it has an open tab containing content with sound, the system sound file is terribly distorted; raspy and buzzy like it is playing ...
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Random “Windows Foreground” sound in Windows 8.1

From time to time, Windows 8.1 Pro is playing the "Windows Foreground.wav" sound with no apparent reason. Only two events are supposed to use the sound as indicated in my sound settings: Critical ...
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I can't hear iheartradio on my computer. Windows media is fine. Any ideas?

I've tried the suggestions they give onsite, like clearing the browsing history, cookies, cache, etc. I've tried to use another server. I can hear Windows media, but I can't hear anything from ...
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Windows System Sounds not playing (Windows 8.1 x64)

In the Volume Mixer, when I drag the "Speakers" master volume level slider, I hear the expected Ding. But When I drag the System Sounds slider, nothing. Sound from applications is working normally. I ...
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Outlook playing sounds despite sounds being disabled

Outlook 2007 (12.0.6691.5000) is playing a sound when I receive new emails in my inbox even though I have the sound option disabled. I believe this started happening only yesterday, completely at ...
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Windows 7 dialog event sounds are not triggered

I recently found this issue in two of my home PCs. All sounds, including system sounds, play normally with the exception of system sounds related to dialog windows, i.e. Asterisk, Critical Stop, ...
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Show hidden icons in icon tray through group policy

Had previously hidden the icon tray through group policy and would now like to add the volume control/sound icon back to the tray. I have disabled the "hide the notification area" and forced the ...
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Beep sound in remote desktop

First of all, I don't like sounds (because I play a lot of media), therefore I have all system sounds disabled. However, whenever I'm using Remote Desktop (with the remote system muted), I get beeping ...
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Firefox: How to turn off “beep on error”

Using openSuse 13.1 with KDE and FF 25.0 In my bashrc -- both for root and user -- I use xset b off to disable the "beep on error" for all programs. FF seems to be the only one to ignore this, ...
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Windows 7 sounds tab missing

This "Sounds" tab is gone from my system: I have sound on my laptop, anything I playback has sound, I can even switch theme profiles and sounds change (as evidenced by the "welcome" sound that I ...
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Removing the Apple sound effect when changing volume levels in a boot camp assisted installation of Windows 8

I find the sound effect that plays when you adjust the volume levels on a mac very annoying. The issue is I can't find a way to remove this on the windows side of my mac. I'm fairly certain I ...
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Windows custom sound events

Say for example I want to make windows 7 play a sound every time I open Firefox This is what I do: With regedit I create the following: HKEY_CURRENT_USER->AppEvents->EventLabels->Firefox (default = ...
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Disable “unlock” sound in Windows 8

I hate when my PC gives me feedback with sounds, so the first thing I do after I install windows is disable all of them. Recently, I upgraded to Windows 8 and I can't find the option to disable the ...
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Windows 8 x64 sound settings keep resetting automatically

I like using the OS with no system sounds, no asterisks, error bleeps, etc. I like to keep "no sounds" as my sound scheme but every so often it happens that the system will start making sounds and the ...
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What is the Asterisk program event in Windows?

What is the Asterisk program event in Windows?
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Windows 7 lowering volume without my consent

Sometimes when several system sounds play at once, Windows 7 will forcibly lower their volume even though I have disabled automatic volume reduction in Sound -> Communications. In my case, I have ...
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Windows 8 system sounds mutes all applications

I recently bought an new computer, windows 8. All works fine, except that ones in a while (randomly, this can happen after a few seconds - a few minutes), I get a device connected notification. This ...
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How to remove Program Events from the Sound control panel?

I have Program Events in the Sound control panel (mmsys.cpl) for TortoiseSVN, which is no longer installed on my computer. How can I remove them? I have tried reinstalling and unintallting the ...
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KMix shows non-functional sound card as default, no apparent way to change it

How do I change KMix's default sound card? I have "prefered" the correct one in Phonon (KDE's sound and video card configuration tool), I have selected it as the Master channel in KMix, what else can ...
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Laptop making strange noises while running windows 8

I am using a sony vaio. All of a sudden today when i switched on the computer it started making high pitched sounds. The problem disappears when i run linux. So there is no problem in hard drive or ...
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What replaced sndrec32 from Windows XP in Windows 7?

I have a small VB Script that calls a system sound as an alert. In Windows XP I used sndrec32 to play that sound. But sndrec32 was not continued in Vista and Windows 7. It was light and quick and ...
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Not able to record sound in Ubuntu 10.04

I run Ubuntu 10.04. I can hear sound from my PC, but I can't record any sound. I have checked all the preliminary tests by checking the sound-systems preferences & alsamixer switches to make the ...
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Strange. Asterisk key plays random Windows sound when pressed

This is a new one on me. When I press the "asterisk", or * button on my number pad (but not SHIFT+8), Windows makes either a "Exclamation" or "Windows ding" sound. I haven't noticed a pattern to which ...
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Enabling the Power State Change Beep

I have a Thinkpad T430s. I found on other Thinkpads there's a beep when you plug or unplug the AC cord. While I hear a lot of people say it's annoying it seems like a very useful security feature. ...
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Why does Windows 8 plays a sound when I switch on an external light?

I bought a new PC last week with Windows 8 on it. The PC is plugged into the master socket of a power strip. I also have a small lamp plugged into the same power strip. When I turn that lamp on or ...
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Why is sound not working in XP when playing music?

I am using Windows XP 32-bit. When I test the speakers in the audio control panel, everything works fine. But when I play some music, I can't hear any sound from my speakers. What could be the ...
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Windows 7 only playing system sounds

Today when I first booted my DELL XPS L502X Laptop, I've noticed that the sound is only playing the "System Sounds". Chrome (YouTube and general web pages), Steam, Games and so on, are not playing. ...
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Windows 7 system sounds disabled/wont play

I am using Windows 7 pro 64 and am having a problem where none of the system sounds will play. All other audio seems to be working as per usual; it is only the system sounds that aren't working. I ...
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Is there a maximum length for Windows system sounds?

I downloaded the song made with windows XP and 98 sounds from youtube, trimmed it, and converted it to .WAV. After all this, I added it as the Windows Logon sounds in Personalize > Sounds. I log off, ...
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How to disable the navigation sound in Windows Media Center?

When I navigate through Windows Media Center, each step is accompanied by a small bleep sound. When I turn off the display, but WMC remains at the TV guide, then this sound is repeated every time the ...
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How do I change or disable the annoying sound when the machine hibernates?

Whenever my machine hibernates or awakens from hibernation, it plays the chimes.wav sound in a most annoying manner. I've looked everywhere in the control panel and cannot see how to turn this off or ...
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How can I disable the startup sound on OS X Snow Leopard 10.6? [duplicate]

How can I disable the startup sound on OS X Snow Leopard 10.6? I have tried using Psst (deactivated now because it didn't work) And also the Startup Sound Preference Pane: Looks like Psst works ...
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Device disconnected sound in Windows 7 while monitor is in energy save

When Windows 7 power management turns off my monitor after the set time, it starts repeatedly playing the "Device Disconnected" sound. I know Windows is playing this sound because it no longer senses ...
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How do I share sound settings with different users on Vista?

I have carefully set global system sounds (like windows startup/shutdown) for my user in Windows Vista Starter and now I see other users don't have access to the new profile. How can I share my ...