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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Audio fading in and out during normal playback

The weirdest thing is happening on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS when I listen to music/watch videos, or have something play back through my headphones. Currently in my system is an on-board Realtek HD Audio ...
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ALC280 crackling through headphones speakers work fine

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC280 Analog card. Sound through the speakers works fine, but when I plug in the headphones, all I hear are crackling sounds. Alsamixer ...
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ubuntu 14.10 no sound to headphones

System is Ubuntu 14.10, hardware is ASUS notebook with Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller, driver=snd_hda_intel. The symptom: when a headphone is plugged, no ...
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Headphone jack gets detected but doesn't work automatically

I have bought DELL inspiron 15 with pre installed ubuntu 12.04 with no problems.But after new updates my headphone jack gets detected but sound is played through speaker.I have to manually change to ...
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no sound in headphone , ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Asus X450cc. some day ago, every things work fine. To day, when i plug my headphone into computer, it does not sound although speaker work perfectly. Some body give me a solution. Thanks . ...
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Xonar u7 no headphones?

I've just bought the Asus Xonar u7 USB audio card. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked fine out of the box with the speakers, but when I switch to headphones (from the knob on the card itself) the ...
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Headphones not working on Lubuntu 14.10

I just downloaded Lubuntu 14.10 and installed it, everything is fine except my headphones are not working at all. I am using Asus X550CA Laptop and internal speaker works well but when I plug in ...
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Sound is messed up when using GNU/Linux and headphones - (chanels seem mixed) [migrated]

When I use headphones under Linux Mint sound doesn't seem right. (Music/effects are usually ok but voices tend to be extremely quiet.) I think channels might be mixed or something. Headphones work ...
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Bluetooth headphone is not connecting with Ubuntu

My Bluetooth headphone is not connecting with Ubuntu. The device is a Soundlogic Bluetooth Foldable Headset Although it was working fine, but since the last three days, it won't connect anymore. The ...
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Can't play audio on USB headphones

I'd like play my audio through my USB headset. The headset appears in the sound dialog, but sound continues to be played through my laptop speakers after I select the headset. If I tap on the ...
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Weird Noise From Left Headphone

I hear this weird noise from my left headphone all the time. If I mute it from sound settings, it disappears. However, away from that, I hear that annoying sound all the time that it hurts my brains. ...
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No sound on Ubuntu 12.04 after using headphones

I have a Hewlett Packard laptop with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. I used USB headphones, and had to manually mute the sound of main speakers in Sound settings. After I pulled them out and rebooted laptop ...
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Headset problem with Ubuntu

I have connected my headphones to my computer using the proper port. When I play music, the headphones are having playback problems. The sound gets distorted often. When i checked the sound settings, ...
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Wierd sound from headphone on ubuntu 14.04.1 lts

For some reason there is a weird, static-y noise coming from my headphones. It goes away when i'm playing a video or music, or have the sound settings open. I'm using Ubuntu from a usb. I'm a ...
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How to automatically mute on headphones disconnect? Or how to tap bash script to system event listener?

My life would be easier if Ubuntu was muting the sound each time I disconnect the headphones, since every time surrounding is different (example day / night), but the same output volume. I may ...
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Headphones and microphone work only after reboot

On my Acer Aspire V5 573G laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 after first boot microphone is not working and headphones also (if you plug them in the sound just continue goind out from speakers. If I reboot the ...
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No sound in headphones (weird case)?

I recently switched from 14.04 to Zorin, which is based on 14.04, so any answers that you have for 14.04 would be helpful. I am experiencing a problem I also had on 14.04 - I downloaded and opened ...
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Headphone is not working for ubuntu 14.04

I just converted into ubuntu 14.04 from windows and the speakers on my laptop are working fine. Although when I tried to use my headphones the sound is still coming out from my speakers. I looked at ...
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Headphones dont Work Dell Inspiron 15r

I have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Installed on my Dell Inspiron 15r, However it was never able to produce sound through Headphones. it asks you what type of device you just plugged in but when you choose ...
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How to switch between audio outputs when both headphones and speakers are connected?

I have the M5A97 motherboard, with the audio ports displayed on this picture: As you can see on the part labelled "Audio", there are 6 jacks. By default, the pink one is configured to be the ...
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How can I play simulteanously two different audio using headphones for one and internal speakers for the other?

How can I play audio through both speakers and headphones in Ubuntu 14 LTS? I want to use mixxx to play deck 1 through speakers and deck 2 in headphones. TIA
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H800 Logitech headphones not working properly

So, I bought these headphones, and I'm trying to use it with Ubuntu. Using it to listen to music (A2DP profile) works perfectly. However, when I try to use them with Skype, Google Hangouts, or ...
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Wireless 2.4 ghz headphones

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 , before i used windows 7. I have MC-950 SPIDER headphones from Modecom. It's a wireless headset with wireless connection in the 2.4 Ghz technology. It seems like it's ...
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No sound through headphones; Speakers okay

I recently decided to switch to linux for my schoolwork and just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS today. It's been cool so far but I'm having a problem with getting sound out of my headphones. I did a ...
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Sound buzzing noise problem on headphones when pavucontrol is disabled - Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem with buzzing noise sound on Ubuntu 14.04/Mint 17 when using headphones/speakers jack. Noise appears when I start play music from vlc, spotify, youtube on chrome or other media players ...
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Head phones not out puting sound

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu gnome edition last night and have been pretty happy with it. The only problem is that I plug in my head phones, the sound still comes out of my laptop's built in ...
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sound for headphones no longer works but does work on windows

since a few days the sound of my headphones no longer works. I have tried the headphones over via windows and then they do work (same computer, dual boot). I have already tried the following: ...
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Asus x552cl headphone output not working on 14.04

I am having problems with my ubuntu 14.04 Gnome 3 audio The soundcard is an Realtek ALC270 and here is the alsa-base.conf # autoloader aliases install sound-slot-0 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-0 ...
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Headphone Jack output gets redirected to internal speakers, Ubuntu 14.04

I had audio problems when I had Ubuntu 12.04 and managed to fix them (see here). I recently switched to Ubuntu 14.04 (I actually formatted right now because I just installed 14.04 and I did a bit too ...
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Noise from headphones

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug my headphones in I hear an annoying noise . The noise is not influenced by the volume level as well as the software used. It is just always there. Any ...
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Audio jack not working with dual boot

I have installed ubuntu 12.10 then after one or two login audio jack was not working in windows but work in ubntu and after some time it stops working in both th OS. So i finally upgrade to ubuntu ...
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Pause playback when headphones are disconnected

How is it possible to pause the playback of VLC when my Headphones are plugged out? I can mute the speakers via ALSA, but I want to use the plug trigger to stop the playback, as it is usual in ...
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How to turn off headphones, and only leave enabled analog output?

How to turn off Headphones, and only leave enabled Analog Output? (Ubuntu 14.04)
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Headphones not working after update Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have tried all the forum threads here concerning this problem, none of the provided solutions worked (some even made the problem worse). I have an Asus x551m Laptop with SonicMaster audio. Ubuntu ...
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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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Highly distorted sound on stereo but headphone gives perfect output

I am struggling with the audio output of my laptop that's running 12.04 LTS. It was all fine till yesterday. I played the spotify in the web player and abruptly the sound just reduced and I couldnt ...
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Bluetooth headphones with electric guitar

I am unable to listen to my electic guitar on my Bluetooth headphones. At present I can listen A-OK with: Lindy USB guitar cable QjackCtl Rakarrack Wired headphones The Bluetooth headphones work ...
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Astro A40 wont work with Lubuntu

I have a pair of Astro A40s with Mixamp Pro. My laptop has Lubuntu. I switched my sound processing program to Alsa, and it recognizes Mixamp. The problem is that it does not push sound through. It's ...
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Sound not working in laptop speakers. Headphones fine

I am using ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on Dell Inspiron. I have hda-intel soundcard. For quite a few days now, my laptop sound is not coming from the speakers, and only from headphones. I have tried selecting ...
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No sound through headphones

I'm using Elementary OS Luna, which is based on Ubuntu 12.04. The sound was working fine, but after a restart, I could hear only through the speakers on my laptop and there is no audio when I plug-in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound through Headphones but not through Speaker

I am running dual boot on lenovo yoga 2 pro. I set my default sound card to be the pc-speakers since alsamixer kept randomly changing it to the hdmi after every reboot. There is no sound through the ...
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Headphone Input Missing 14.04

So I run an dual-boot Alienware M14x with Windows 8.1 as my main OS and Ubutnu 14.04 as my secondary. I love Ubuntu and it's great to take a break from Windows, but one problem I've had with 14.04 ...
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Can I use Ubuntu as the operating system for my laptop (which I would like to use as a tablet) and also use it as a phone? [closed]

I want to get a really small laptop which I want to take with me everywhere. I do not like Microsoft and I like the idea of using Ubuntu as the operating system. Using headphones I would also like ...
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No sound from headphones suddenly, although it is recognized

My headphones were working fine, but recently stopped working, though they are still recognized. The headphones work perfectly on any other device. I've searched on the internet, but wasn't able ...
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Switching between front panel hda headphones and usb audio

So, my front panel audio uses HDA audio and my speakers are connected through USB, how can I make them switch automatically. My audio card is integrated and running cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | ...
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how do I disable the headphone jack so sound will come out of the speakers?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (it still has windows 7 on it but I can't access it I don't think) on my moms older and pretty beat up laptop. the thing has a few problems like needing the keyboard ...
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No sound in headphones, ASUS K56CM

I am having an issue. My speakers work perfectly fine, but my headphones are mute. I checked mixer, played with config files and still nothing. I killed a whole day to get to Ubuntu and I am still ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 No Sound from Speaker

This appears to be a popular topic recently so appologies for only adding to it. I have recently dual booted a Dell Inspiron 7000 series with Ubuntu 14.04. The sound initially worked but after some ...
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Laptop speakers sound not working but headphone sound working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop speakers do not produce sound but when I plug in headphones, I can hear sound. I am a newbie in Ubuntu. Please see the screenshot below. Is this setting OK?
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Headphone not silencing onboard speaker after upgrade to 14.04

I just recently installed 14.04 on my laptop. Under 12.04 everything worked fine, but then I had to reformat my computer due to a driver issue, so I did a full wipe and install (not an upgrade, but a ...