When I do "Test Sound" from the sound options and I play the test sound for the right speaker, it plays for the left speaker and vice versa. Also, anything I play sounds crappier. And my front-panel audio jack doesn't work. Is this a normal problem for Ubuntu users?
My external USB speakers (logitech) started to fail (vibrating noise), so I got another pair of logitech external speakers (connector is the light green plug - not USB this time). When I plug headphones into both green audio jacks on my machine, I hear perfect sound.
There has been much written on getting the beep sound from Ubuntu releases over the years. Example: fixing the beep
My needs are slightly different in that I do not want to ensure sound card beeps are functioning. Instead, I want PC speaker beeps, the kind produced by the original built-in speaker because I believe they will produce less CPU load.
I am currently trying to setup a soundblaster card (CA106 chipset) to output to 4 channels.
I plugged 4 speakers to analog output (using the jack plugs).
When I am testing the pseakers using the speaker-test utility it works well, but whenever I am trying to play a 4 channel (built by myself) or any multichannels sound (retrieved from the web) with aplay utility I cannot get it to work.
I reinstalled the kubuntu 13.04 and then full-upgrade but now there is no sound in players when play a media file, i use the usb sound card, in the Kmix in Phonon-KDE Control Module in Sound and Video configuration window the correct usb sound card is selected, and there is test sound in the Device preferences -> Audio playback music.
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I recently hooked up a 5.1 surround sound receiver to my Haswell setup
via HDMI. I used the sound manager in gnome to set the system to output
5.1 surround sound. However, while testing each individual speaker using
the gnome sound settings, I found that front speakers were echoing
content to rear speakers (with a small delay).
I am trying to get audio output from my built in line out set as default for all applications. I have an NVidia card that I use for video HDMI display to a monitor. My monitor does have built in speakers.