Headphones are a set of two speakers placed over the ears to hear sound from the computer without disturbing anyone else. Headphones are connected to a computer or other audio-playing device by a jack on the end of the headphone cord or wireless.

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iMac 27" (Late-2012) Headphone audio not working

I cant seem to get my headphone audio working for the life of me! The speakers work just fine, but when I plug in my headphones they are recognized by the computer, but no sound comes out of them. I ...
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Why does my computer try to shut down when I plug in headphones?

Using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Noticed that when I plug in headphones, a menu appears asking if I want to "lock, suspend, restart, or shut down." Is this normal? How do I fix this if it isn't normal?
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My Headphones crackles and sound dies?

This has been bothering me for a while. Mostly when my headphones have just finished playing something. I hear a crackling sound for a second and the sound dies out. I have to put my computer to sleep ...
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losing the sound in my Laptop after running the command alsamixer

I have lost sound from my laptop since I tried this command "alsamixer" I posted this question in UBUNTU alsa-driver Package but can't get a solution. the proposition to try this command line didn't ...
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15.04 - Can only hear sound through speakers if headphones are unplugged

Linux Newbie here... My motherboard is an MSI 870A-G54. Headphones and mic are plugged through the front of my case, speakers are plugged in the back straight into the line out jack. In the sound ...
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Bluetooth device appearing and shortly after disappearing Ubuntu 15.04

I am attempting to connecting a pair of Bluetooth headphones in Ubuntu however, when I attempt to pair the headphones the name of the headphones(QY7) will appear briefly and then disappear a few ...
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Sound through headphones but no sound through internal speakers

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am dual booting with windows 8.1. I am having the problem of only getting sound through headphones and not through my internal speakers in my laptop. When I go to ...
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No speaker sound but headphones working ubuntu 14.04 on msi cx640

i have a msi cx640 laptop and have the speaker problem in it. this work good usually but one day when i watching a movie, speaker sound muted. i tryed alsamixer and all of devices is in 00 mode. and ...
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does ASUS HS-W1 headset work on linux

i would like to know if some one has the new ASUS HS-W1 Headphones and if yes do they work on Ubuntu, because I've tried to find everywhere but didn't find the answer
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Ubuntu headset with single p3 input - When mic is on headphone is off

I have a single P3 input on my notebook and i bought a headset to use both the headphone and the mic. When i go to sound settings and set the sound input to be the headset mic the headset phone does ...
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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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Why isn't sound coming from my headphones in Ubuntu 14.04, but working with speakers?

I've had a bit of trouble with sound on my Dell XPS 13 9343 (2015) ever since I installed the GNOME 3 Desktop Environment to replace Unity. The problems I've having are: Plugging in headphones is ...
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No sound through headphones after first start

Hello guys I need your help (and I apologize for my english skills). There's a little problem I have since I've installed Ubuntu (I had the same problem on windows as well). Every time when I start ...
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15.04 headphones detected but no sound

Running Ubuntu 15.04 on a laptop which detects plugging in and unplugging of multiple sets of headphones (which work on other devices), but no sound is emitted from any of them. My speakers work ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - No Sound in Headphones

For some reason, my headphone jack no longer works. I have tried numerous fixes online, yet none of them have fixed my problem. Here is what I have tried - Download PAVC - Open alsamixer in terminal, ...
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Audiojack/headphones not Working Ubuntu 14.04 [Dell Alienware M17x r4]

As title states. Running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS dual booted with Win 7 16gb mem, no swap partition, Ubuntu on ~100gb partition. Sound comes out of speakers nicely. Upon insertion of headphone to jack, ...
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Headphone Jack not working on Asus K55VJ ubuntu 14.04

I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS just a few days ago. I cannot get the headphone jack to spit out audio for the life of me. I have read so many of these threads trying different solutions but nothing ...
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Headphones are playing a local radio station

Before you even think about saying "fake" or something like that, I swear on my life this is real. I am sitting in a hotel room in New Orleans right now, with my headphones on. Instead of hearing ...
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Horrid Audio with 14.04 on OptiPlex 3020

I am running an optiplex 3020 with a pair of steelseries headphones (that sounds amazing in windows) however in Ubuntu 14.04 its no different than plugging a speaker into the back of a tin can and ...
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Bose comfort 3 doesnt work at all with ubuntu 14.04?

I have no idea why cant I hear anything when i connect my Bose comfort 3 headphones. What option should I choose and why cant it detect automatically?. Is there a script? Thanks in advance. ...
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No sound from Headphone Jack on an Asus G46vw

Suddenly my headphone jack has stopped working. I believe it happened after an update. It worked for a long time previously. I've searched everywhere looking for known issues before posting this, and ...
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Headphones detected but not switched to automatically on Ubuntu 14.04.2

I have asus chromebox which I installed Ubuntu 14.04.2 on. When I connect headphones, I can see them in the volume control application, but they are not switched to automatically, when I select the ...
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Have to reapply settings via PulseAudio control every time I restart for headphones to work

When I installed Kubuntu 14.04 headphones didn't work. So I installed Pulseaudio Volume Control GUI app for KDE and I have to change where it says Built-in Audio Analogue Stereo to Headphones ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Headphone not detected

I have exactly the same problem : No headphones audio in Alienware 15 laptop I also have an Alienware 15. Everything works great with Ubuntu 15.04 ... Except wifi and headphone ... There is no sound ...
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How can I toggle between speakers and headphones through the command line?

I am making a script that switches between my speakers and my headphones. Switching between the following 2 commands almost does the trick: amixer -c 0 sset "Auto-Mute Mode" Enabled and amixer -c ...
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Kubuntu switch to headphone when connected

I have installed Kubuntu 14.04.2 using the 3.19.6 kernel on an Asus Chromebox. When I am in desktop mode, I couldn't hear any sounds. This is a list of the devices: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware ...
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Bluetooth USB Adapter

Trying to get Bluetooth USB working on my Toshiba Satellite. Tried typing a few things in Terminal from answers to similar Questions (bash_history): 57 sudo apt-get clean 58 sudo apt-get update ...
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What code is executed when headphones are disconnected?

I want to execute a script on headphones disconnect but I resent the idea of constant polling of the status when there is already some code executed when it's changed.
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Dell M3800, ubuntu 14.04 , terrible noise in headphones after update

A few months ago I had a faint white noise in headphones which i solved following this fix : Noise from headphones. Today i just made the daily update, including ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Headphone and PC speakers are working together

I try to hear with my Headphones while they're plugged in and when they're plugged out I would like to hear with my pc speakers but now while the headphones are plugged in I can hear both. How do I ...
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sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work

i have ubuntu version 12.04. Recently i have been facing this problem where i can hear sounds only by using headphones. speakers are not working. in the sound setting , it only lists analog output ...
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Unknown audio device pop up not coming

I installed pulseaudio in my pc and now when i insert my headphone the pop up of "Unknown audio device" is not coming to select the HeadPhone/HeadSet/MicroPhone. How can i enable it back.
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Microphone refuses to work (Kubuntu 15.04)

I have a headset that has a built in microphone (these), with a single line that is supposed to connect to the computer via the headphone jack. I've tested ti on my android phone, and it can record my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 USB headphones problem

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 last night and I have a major problem with my USB headphones (random unknown brand, but hear perfect in Windows). I plug them in, the LED is shinin then I select them from ...
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How to fix low volume with headphones in Ubuntu 15.04

I've made a clean install of Ubuntu 15.04 but I'm having this issue when using headphones. Volume is very low, even when turning it to maximum. Everything worked fine under Ubuntu 14.04 that I was ...
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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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Trs headphones misdetected as trrs

Recently I bought these headphones. When I plug them into my laptop (Asus X455L) using Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.17.0-focaltech-debug), I only get audio output in the left channel, and it's distorted (no ...
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hissing noise over headphones only in Ubuntu

So I've looked at many of the other forums but nothing I've seen so far has eliminated my issue. As soon as I boot up my laptop, Lenovo T440s, I start hearing a pop then a loud continious hiss that ...
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Sound not working folowing Ubuntu 15.04 install

Following the 15.04 installation I found ALSA Mixer setting to unmute the Headphone channel was not saving. With the headphone channel muted I got no sound playback through the speakers. How do I ...
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Sound issues. ubuntu thinks my headphones are always plugged in

Alright regardless of the fact that my headphones are plugged in or not ubuntu seems to claim that my headphones are plugged in. I checked under sounds settings in the main settings and the only ...
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Auxiliary port not working (Ubuntu 14.04)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Alienware m14x laptop; it is my first experience with Ubuntu so I might be missing something simple here. All sound works fine coming through the internal ...
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How to have two headphones (one usb, one not) play sound at the same time?

I've tried installing pulseaudio but it doesn't let me do two headphones at once. Thanks.
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more audio problems in 15.04

recent update has brought a plethora of audio problems. PC 15.04 x64, DESKTOP_SESSION=ubuntustudio -keyboard volume controls don't work anymore (known issue, IIRC) -Panel volume control on the ...
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Sound Problem: Output sound get fixed with Headphones only

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). After installing the default sound system worked fine. Last night I was watching videos on youtube plugging my headphone. Headphone also worked well. But when I ...
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ubuntu 14.04 headphones not even recognize by alsamixer

I've tried many ways to solve this problem and none of them seem to work for me: I've tried modifying this file following another topic: cd /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/ sudo cp ...
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Sound problem in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 from a bootable pen-drive. When I start my machine, I get no sound on my headphone. To get around, I go to the terminal and type alsamixer and unmute the headphone from ...
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How do I Change the Muting of Headphones Upon Pluging Policy - Gnome Shell 3.16.1

I'm using Gnome Shell 3.16.1. Every time I unplug my headphones and plug them back in, it reverts to mute. It used to be that the shell will remember the level you set the sound at and load it when ...
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Audio Playing on Headphones and Speakers (Ubuntu 15.04)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04. The upgrade went fine, except that now audio plays from the headphones and the speaker at the same time. My speakers are plugged into the ...
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Audio jack output muting since 15.04 upgrade

Since I upgraded to 15.04, when I plug in headphones there is no output. I can get sound, but I must open alsamixer, un-mute and turn up the "Speaker" (which is listed as Speaker and Line out) AND ...
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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 ...