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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Play sound through two or more outputs/devices

I think this is a pretty simple concept. I have one sound card and one pair of bluetooth headphones. I want to play my audio through both my sound card and my bluetooth headphones. I believe ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ==> /proc/asound/...
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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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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 in,...
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headphone jack not working with Dell XPS 13 bought in 2014

Similarly to Headphone jack not working?, I have a Dell XPS 13 and since I upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04, my headphones jack is not working anymore, while internal speakers work fine. when I plug in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Headphones Issue

I got a new computer several months ago (MSI Ghost Pro GS60) and installed Ubuntu 16.04 on it. The whole time I've been using it, I've had some issues with the headphones that I haven't been able to ...
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Default headphone device when plugging in unknown audio device

My laptop has a single mini-jack that handles both headphones and microphone in one port. Every time I plug in my headphones I get the following asking me what kind of device I've plugged in. I'd ...
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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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How do I map the audio motherboard jack to some other jack?

I've tried the hda-jack-retask tool, but I couldn't get it working quite right, and the program itself seems quite buggy. On Windows, it's possible to do this on the Realtek audio panel, and I wanted ...
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NO SOUND. Ubuntu 15.10.INTEL AUDIO DRIVER VIA VT1708S

I am using Ubuntu 15.10 32 bit. my computer's audio isn't working, no sound at all.I have checked my speakers & that the system isn't muted. I have Intel audio driver VIA VT1708S. .I have just ...
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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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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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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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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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Automatically switching output audio device on 14.04 [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I recently bought a Schiit Fulla USB DAC/Amp. I want Ubuntu to automatically switch audio output to this device when I plug it in as opposed to me having to manually set it ...
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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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How a can I use output audio of Spotify in Jack? [closed]

I want to use jack system audio to listen my music from Spotify.
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Video conferencing: Audio compressor / auto-limiter for the audio output

My work machine is running Ubuntu 14.04, and recently, I had to join several regular video and audio conferences. Those conferences use various conference tools, and I can't influence those. Most ...
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Using a 4-pin jack Headset on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a laptop on Ubuntu 16.04 and I can't use the microphone from my 4-pin jack headset. Here is what I get when I run lshw -c sound in the terminal (translated from French): *-multimedia:0 ...
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My jack doesn't work on Ubuntu 15.04

I have an Asus K555UB laptop, and I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on it, but when I plug in my 3.5mm headset jack, the headphones do not work, and the speakers stil give sound. I tried something, changed ...
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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 myself)...
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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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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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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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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 ...