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

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How to hear my voice in speakers with a mic?

I have a USB microphone that I can chat on Skype, record sound etc. But how can I make it so that when my mic is on and I speak, Ι hear it in speakers live without having to record my voice first and ...
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5.1 surround sound with three 3.5mm jacks

Having an issue with sound at the moment. I am trying to configure my 5.1 surround sound but it will only work on the Front left and Front right speakers. On the back of my motherboard I have 3x3.5mm ...
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Reuse front headphone jack as microphone jack

I have a Realtek ALC 882 internal audio device in my computer, which supplies three front jacks. The microphone jack is broken (can confirm this from Win7) and I want to use the headphone jack to ...
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Sound only works from left speaker?

After installing Ubuntu 13.04 x64, I realised that my sound wasn't working (only headphone showed up in settings). Following this guide, I manually added my Dell Studio 1740 audio hardware to: ...
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Lots of static/crackling noises after ALSA HDA DKMS installation

I am using a Samsung Chronos 7 laptop with the following sound setup: $ head -n 1 /proc/asound/card0/codec* ==> /proc/asound/card0/codec#0 <== Codec: Realtek ALC269VC ==> ...
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Mute sound on Headphone unplug?

Is there a way of muting sound from my computer everytime I unplug my headphones (Like a phone does) to stop sound then playing out of my speakers?
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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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Using headset controls like a smart phone

I have a generic pair of smartphone earphones that have the button (along with a microphone) and I would like to use the button as a pause/play key in Ubuntu, like I would on an Android phones music ...
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How to add microphone audio into avconv's video in x11grab mode?

I want to create some screencast, I am using avconv (recent ffmpeg counterpart) for doing so. This is the reference for command I used. I also referred the avconv manual pages. Due to some reason I ...
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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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My headphone jack stopped working when I upgraded to 12.04 [closed]

I usually run sound from my laptop through my headphone jack into a mixer so I can listen to music through my big PA speakers. The moment I upgraded the OS, however, it stopped working when plugged ...
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Behringer ASIO audio card in Ubuntu

I am owner of Behringer UMC202 audio card and i want to get it working with my Ubuntu 14.04 PC. There is no official support for this card on Mac or Linux (probably). If i connect device to my PC ...
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external microphone on double jack (mic/headphones)

I would like to use my microphone on my laptop. But my laptop only have a single jack, mic + headphones combined. When I plug my microphone, the system think it's an headphone. (sound is muted from ...
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Headset not muting speakers [duplicate]

Plugging in the headphones does not mute the laptops speakers, music does play out of the headphones but also continues to play out of the speakers as well. alsamixer's 'auto-mute mode' is already ...
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Headphone and built in speaker working together in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in If I connect my head phone to my laptop it doesn't stop my laptop built in speaker. Headphone works ...
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Laptop speakers make noise when audio jack is plugged in

I'm using a Lenovo Ideapad y410p with Ubuntu 14.04, and when I plug in headphones to my computer, the laptop speakers emit a loud, high pitched hum. I've fixed the issue and just made this thread to ...
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My microphone recording volume automatically changes

Whenever I do talk on Skype I can watch with alsamixer, how the setting: Internal reduces its volume. Sadly the volume goes so much down, that I get muted. I do have to constantly watch my recording ...
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Change the main sound output

Usually I use my headphone to listen a music (using the front port one). Sometimes, I plugged out the headphone jack, if I want to listen by speaker (using the back port). Now my question is, can I ...
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Redirect Sound output to a specific port…Realtek?

I am nearly as much of a noob about Linux/Ubuntu as one can be... currently dual booting side-by-side with Win 7 Pro 64 bit. That being said... system has a 5.1 surround sound card. The main regular ...
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Built-in speakers in my Asus EEE PC 1000H netbook do not work after boot

I have to plug and unplug out something into the minijack, and then I am able to hear sound from my speakers. This problem re-occurs everytime I reboot my computer. I am using a Asus EEE PC 1000H, and ...
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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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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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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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How can I use line in jack for second pair of speakers?

I have a extra pair of speakers and I plan to use them with my existing one. I've gone around in circles googling for an answer but still no perfect solution. I'm on Ubuntu 12.10. I've done it on ...
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No audio duplex option in sound options in 12.04 on Vaio VPCS131FD [closed]

I recently did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 on a Sony Vaio VPCS131FD. Yet the audio duplex option is missing on my sound option and the computer no longer does jack detection. And I think the sound ...
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Can't compile and install ardour and jack2

On the left is JACK and on the right is ARDOUR. To compile JACK,./configure --prefix=/usr/local/jack,but configure: error: *** a required header file is missing,I don't know what header file is ...
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Headphones not recognized

Before marking as duplicate, please note: I am aware of the fact that there are several similar issues around here, but the solutions provided there don't seem to work I have here a Lenovo ThinkPad ...
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Headset undetected when plugged in

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my machine which was running windows 7. I have been trying to configure the audio to work exactly as it used to work in Windows but never been able to do so. ...
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No Audio from Jack on Asus Pro60v

I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a friends old Laptop (ASUS PRO60V). Everything is running great except I cant get any audio output from the output jack. Audio works fine through the internal ...
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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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Using Patchage, can I connect Musescore to a soft synthesizer

I'm missing a few connections here. I'm learning how to route things around in Ubuntu 15 with Patchage. I see from the UI that MuseScore appears to have a Jack MIDI in and out. I have the ...
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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.
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NO AUDIO BECAUSE AUDIO JACK CANNOT DETECT ANYTHING [14.10]DeskTop [duplicate]

So one day there was a power outage and it seemed to have disabled everything,my ethernet port and audio jack, i enabled my ethernet port with a command but my audio jack seems unfixable..i know sound ...
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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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How might I connect a Digital Design Mbox2 Mini to Ubuntu for use in recording an electric bass (at a hobby level)?

I'm borrowing an Mbox2 Mini and want to play around with this in Ubuntu 15.04 with gnome. The settings panel Sound can see it under Inputs. I even see movement on the bar gauge as I play. I can see ...
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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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HDMI to VGA and audio adaptor, audio output not working

My built in audio jack is damaged, so I try to use the audio jack from my HDMI to VGA adaptor, without plug in second monitor, the audio output does not seem working, how should I tackle this problem? ...
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What are possible reasons of regular sound glitches on recording with jack

I use jack connection kit (cadence with jackd) with my external USB audio card to record audio in Audacity. The problem is that regularly (about each 4-5 minutes of recording) a 'glitch' sound is ...
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How To Connect Audio Player To Make A Passthrough Audio Setup

I like to connect my music player to my speakers but when I go on the computer I switch the audio cable to my computer. Is there any way to play the music to my speakers as well as play sound from the ...
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jack plugin not working in Ubuntu 14.04.2

I try to install alsa-utils and edit the file /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf please help
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USB audio does not work, can not connect to an output

I try to connect a usb dac in Ubuntu 14.04. I can not connect to one off the cards or outputs? In pulseaudio volume I only have the option of analog or SPDIF and not usb. I set the volume to 100 % in ...