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This is the most common problem. My headphone and speakers working at the same time. I need an option to switch between my headphone and speakers or at least mute speakers when I plug the headphone.

Card: HDA Intel Chip: Realtek ALC268

I tried lots of solution for the past 2 days. Nothing worked. Please help.

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What nonworking solutions did you try? –  Nanne Nov 26 '12 at 12:20
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In your terminal run alsamixer. Once in alsamixer use the left and right arrows to navigate to the speaker or headphone and reduce the volumes appropriately.

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