Output port for headphones and speakers, input for microphones. Circular port with three prongs.

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Why is my mobile's headset not detected properly on my laptop's combined mic/headphone input?

I'm using an HP EliteBook 9470m. It has one single combined input jack for microphone and headphone. I get clear nice sound with headphones missing a microphone, i.e headphones with only a three ...
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how to get my fender mustang working on ubuntu studio?

I’m new to Linux and I use Ubuntu Studio and being a adept Windows user my troubleshooting capabilities are bound to GUI and not emulator. Coming to the problem, I would like to use my Fender Mustang ...
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Lubuntu Audio not working on heaphones

I recently installed Lubuntu for speed, but on Youtube, Audio isn't working. I tried the suggested alsamixer, but I don't see anything muted but the mic (I have a one wire headphone. I read the mic ...
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Have to re-plug speaker jack input to get sound

Every time I log in to Ubuntu 15.10, the external speakers do not produce any sound at all. I always have to replug the input jack to get sound. It is not that crucial, but it would be great if this ...
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Ubuntu running on a Acer Chromebook does not detect standard audio output, but does have HDMI out

I'm running on an Acer Chromebook 11. I flashed it with SeaBios and set up Ubuntu (as xubuntu w/ lxde) as the ONLY operating system. That is to say, I am NOT using chrubuntu. Ubuntu has a direct link ...
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Getting files from a Sony ICD-B600 onto Ubuntu 14.04.1?

I've got some files I'd love to get off of an old-ish voice recorder (Sony ICD-B600).It only has mic and headphone jacks, no USB ports. I'm assuming I need a new driver (or possibly software? or some ...
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No audio jack senses

I plug in headphones and it's not detected at all same with my speakers. I try to use USB headphones and they pop up in the sound options as Logitech headphones. I want to get the green headphone jack ...
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Cracking sound when unplugging headphone or extrenal speakers

So I've been having this cracking noise and not sure if its actually a Ubuntu issue or defected hardware, also have to mention there is no such issue using windows. Also, the cracking only happen in 1 ...
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Dual Booting Ubuntu and Windows 8 causes Realtek audio problem

For a long time I thought it was Windows which randomly caused the headphone audio jack to not work randomly but finally I found out the source of the problem. I have a dual boot, windows 8 and ...
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Ubuntu only recognizes 1 audio jack out of two

I have an Alienware M14x, as the title sais i have two audio jack but only one works when I plug the earphones. Also mi mic jack doesn’t work either. what can i do to activate them or make Ubuntu ...
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Headphones don't work on Dell Studio XPS 16 with Ubuntu 12.10

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Studio XPS 16 and the headphone jack isn't working. The internal speakers work fine. I have tried a lot of suggestions from different posts, but none of them work.
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record sound from mic with headset

i have a headset attached with a microphone. All this on a single cable and when i plugged this into the headset jack, i can hear sound perfectly. I have another port for mic. But i dont want to use ...
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No Sound when i start Ubuntu

i have ubuntu 14.04. After login my audio is disabled and it gets enabled only when i do pkill -f jackd what should i do to turn on audio by default in startup
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Ubuntu 12.04 - No sound - HELP!

I'm panicking... my sound stopped working after I tried to set-up my notebook speakers, plus two headphone jacks... My idea was to multichannel the sound to 3 channels, built-in speakers, and ...
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Switch between two 3.5 mm audio jacks

In my desktop computer, I have two audio jacks. One of these is connected to my speakers and one to my headphones. Windows allows me to set the output to use only either one of these jacks (they ...
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Ubuntu shut downs when i connect earphone

You may find it weird but when I connect my headphones, my machine shuts down immediately. Machine info: Linux xxx-Acer-PC 3.19.0-49-generic #55~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Fri Jan 22 11:24:31 UTC 2016 ...
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Pop, crack and background noise when I plug a jack (Ubuntu 14.04.3)

I have a Dell inspiron 7746 (Specs) series running Ubuntu 14.04.3 When I plug a headphones jack and there is no sound playing, I can hear a noise in the background. When I play a video, at the start, ...
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Audio Jack sensing does not work when putting the laptop on the docking station

I'm using a Dell Latitude with a docking station. Since installing Ubuntu 15.04 on the laptop I have a small problem with the audio jack in the docking station: I always have a pair of headphones ...
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Poor sound quality from the headphone jack

I am on ubuntu-14.04. The headphone port was working fine before but since a few days its behaving abnormally. But when I test the sound settings of my headphone drivers the test voice is crystal ...
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How to configure qjackctl to combine output from mplayer and rakarrack? (“Audio device got stuck!”)

If I launch rakarrack (without jack qjackctl), I do get sound output to my speakers from the guitar input. However, if I try to launch mplayer, to be able to play along a song, it gives "Audio device ...
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Computer SOMETIMES recognizes when headphones are plugged in.

Whenever I plug my headphones into my computer's front headphone jack, I get a weird situation. Sometimes, the computer will recognize the headphones and work properly. But other times, the computer ...
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Hotkeys to Switch Between Front Audio Out and Rear I/O

As the title suggests, is there any way to map hotkeys to switch where the audio is being routed to? I want to be able to do ctrl + page up to switch to the front panel audio output, and ctrl + page ...
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jack: cannot get any sound (MacBook)

I've been trying to get sound out of Rosegarden, ChucK and FaustLive and Jack for hours, and I just can't. I'm using Ubuntu 15.10. Here's what I've done: Add myself to audio group (and re-log ...
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How to setup JACK and PulseAudio to work at the same time but in different outputs

I have been reading about JACK audio because I want to test Rosegarden. In the way I saw this : Telling JACK which device to use To tell JACK to use the RME Hammerfall DSP, you would typically ...
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Intermittent audio jacks on Ubuntu GNOME 15.10

When I have headphones plugged into the front headphone jack and speakers in the rear audio jack, Ubuntu switches between the two several times a second, without user intervention. This continues ...
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auto switching headphones and TV suond

I use Ubuntu 12.04.05 LTS and I have a problem. If I plug my headphones in my pc, the sound doesn't switch automatically from TV to headphones. I have to go Settings > Sound and change manually the ...
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Sound driver for HP Pavilion

I'm new to Ubuntu. I have an HP Pavilion 14-v016tx laptop with beatsAudio. The sound works but horrible quality. I ran the command: sudo lshw -C multimedia Result: *-multimedia:0 ...
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JACK Audio muting Speakers but not playing through Headphones

I successfully configured PulseAudio to run ontop of JACK by following this surprisingly easy description. Now I only struggle to use my headphones. As PulseAudio would do until now, when inserting ...
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Microphone detected as speakers

I have a laptop with one of those dual microphone / speaker analogue ports. When I plug in a microphone it does not get detected as a microphone but a speaker (even with an input splitter). Is there ...
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Dual microphone and headset port - No audio when only using microphone

My laptop running ubuntu 15.04 has one of those combined microphone and headphone analogue ports. Just plugging in my microphone causes ubuntu to disable the in built speakers and use headphones ...
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Why is it impossible to set audio jack connector to input?

I have got an Acer Aspire V3-371 notebook which has only a single audio jack connector. I am quite sure that it should be possible to set it to input (for recordings) as well. I have found and tried ...
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External audio interface sometimes not recognized

I just bought and external usb audio interface (Focusrite Scarlett 2i2) and tried to set it up with my laptot running Ubuntu 14.04. The problem is that it behaves weirdly. Sometimes, it is recognized ...
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Skype Input captures Computer Output

So, I have this strange issue with my computer. Whenever I use Skype, Audacity, or any similar program I get this issue where it captures the Output from my computer, if I play Music or DotA or ...
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checking mic status if it is recording properly or not

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. In my system , I have connected a mic via audio jaxck. This mic is continuously recording audio. Now I want to check status of mic if it is recording audio properly or ...
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Connect microphone to combo port in Ubuntu 14.04

I have an Asus S400CA, however it comes with a combo port(headphone port and mic port combined). For some reason, in Ubuntu if I connect a microphone, it always detects it as a headphone, and I cannot ...
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No sound just static

No sound just static i can hear little sounds when tweaking settings or scrolling down a page almost as if sound want's to come out. This started after a power outage. I’m using Ubuntu 15.04..the ...
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How to change sound jack to rear?

I am new to ubuntu & I am having difficulty in finding the sound jack selection setting. My rear sound jack is not working. Please help me out.