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Is it possible to configure PulseAudio, so that some applications route audio through the headphones, other applications go to the main speakers, and some applications go to both (as it does now)?

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go to (ubuntu software center) and search (PulseAudio volume control) or (PulseAudio)

and go terminal and put (alsamixer)

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Neither of these options work. PulseAudio Volume Control allows you select whether to use headphones or speakers, but it's a global setting, not per application. alsamixer doesn't have any options for this. – AndrewR Feb 19 '13 at 17:09

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