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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Realtek sound card + dual boot windows and ubuntu = not working properly

I have some big issues with my sound card. For instance when I boot up on windows and reboot and login into ubuntu, the sound does not work anymore. I have to shutdown my laptop and turn it on again ...
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No output on headphone jack Ubuntu 14.04

This question is quite frequent but still. The (few) other answered threads did not help. It used to work - it stoped at some point. I cannot point to the exact time, but it definitly worked with a ...
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Kubuntu 15.10 speakers get muted after 10 minutes

I have Kubuntu 15.10 with plasma KDE. Everything was working well, and at some point (I really tried hard to find out what exactly caused the problem) the speakers started getting muted. After the ...
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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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Ubuntu 16.04 (Lenovo thinkpad SL500) inter speaker works but not external speaker

I just clean installed Ubuntu 16.04 but now the external speaker is not recognized, only the internal one is used, even though I've been using the external speaker for a very long time before ...
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Sound playing through speaker and headphones

I have an Asus ROG G752VY dual booted with win 10 and Ubuntu 15.10 Everything works fine in windows. Switching to Ubuntu the speakers work fine but as soon as I plug in the headphones nothing worked. ...
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Headphones recognized but no sound + Pulseaudio error

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo E31-70. If I type pulseaudio on a terminal I get E: [pulseaudio] pid.c: Daemon already running. E: [pulseaudio] main.c: Ha fallado pa_pid_file_create(). If I ...
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Earphones not working

This is my first time using Ubuntu and my very first question here. Everything is well so far, I am really enjoying it. I only have one problem: I can't get my earphones to work. My laptop is an ...
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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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Buzzing headphones [ubuntu 14.04]

When I plug in my headphones and play anything it sounds like it hasn't been pluged in correctly (like underwater with buzzing). Speakers work fine. On Windows everything is ok, so it's not hardware ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - No Headphone Sound on Lenovo Thinkpad W540

I installed a vanilla version of Ubuntu 14.04 (Desktop, 64-bit) on my Lenovo Thinkpad W540. The sound works well on the built-in speakers, but I get no sound from the headphone jack. In the sound ...
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How to make internal speakers and audio jack play sounds at the same time?

How to make internal speakers and audio jack play sounds at the same time? The sounds coming shall be from two different software's so that internal speaker plays file 1 while jack plays file 2. As ...
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Setting up Bluetooth is always a pain

I have a Jabra Solemate that I had working in the past. I don't use it often. I periodically reinstall Ubuntu. The Solemate registers successfully under the Bluetooth manager and I hear the device ...
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Ubuntu external speakers and headphones weird behavior

I have installed Ubuntu LTS 14.04.4 on my new ASUS X555U, and I can't configure the speakers to work well. When I'm plugging in my headphones, sound is coming out both from the headphones and the ...
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No audio from right channel

I am running Ubuntu 15.10 on a Lenovo Horizon 27 tabletop PC. I am only hearing audio out of the left channel when I have the speakers plugged into the headphone jack. The audio is fine when using ...
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Problems with audio system in ASUS N551JM

In this laptop is combined jack for microphone and headphone. I use headset A4Tech Bloody G500 that nice work in Windows. But in ubuntu 15.10 they do not work (work only as headphone). System don't ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 cannot play sound from bluetooth headphones

I am running Ubuntu 14.04. I have a pair of TaoTronics TT-BH06 headphones that I've had for the last several months. Until recently, they worked just fine. I would turn on my headphones, they would ...
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My headphones dont work

I cant seem to get my headphone audio working. The speakers work just fine, but when I plug in my headphones they are recognized by the computer, but no sound. I just installed ubuntu 15.04 on my 27" ...
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left speaker louder than right

I've tried to set volume manually using pactl -- set-sink-volume 0 200% and as of now my right speaker is very soft, to be precise, front-right is not as loud as front-left, which is proving to be ...
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Bluetooth headset buttons are not working properly!

I'm developing a program where I want to remap the bluetooth headset buttons to some other events. Bluetooth headset buttons are detected and also shown in evtest as /dev/input/event5 as shown below ...
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Sound From Speakers When Headphones connected

I am having an issue with my sound which I am aware other user's have had before: Sound works perfectly on my Ubuntu install, except when I put my headphones in, the speakers are not disabled ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 headphones don't work

Last night I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my laptop where I already had Windows 7. The whole installation process went fine and everything works great so far except the headphones output. When I plug my ...
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Headphone jack issue

I am having the problem that when I connect my headphones to the computer (Thinkpad t420s) , audio comes from both headphones and speakers. In the sound settings it only lists "Speakers(built-in ...
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No sound with laptop speakers while have sound with headphone

I installed Ubuntu 15.10 two weeks ago on Lenovo Z-5070. From the beginning it played sound and it was okay. But about one week ago it suddenly it stopped to play sound on my laptop speaker although ...
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Hissing sound in headphones

Today I tried Ubuntu on my laptop Asus n550jx 64 bit version. Everything works fine except there is constant static/ hissing in headphones (in laptop speaker too, but its too silent to be heard). It ...
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Headphones no sound/not working (ATi r6xx and REaltek ALC892)

Tried other answers in some other posts, but I can't seem to get it to work. image of alsamixer There's an image of what alsamixer looks like when I open it. Basically, I can't hear anything unless ...
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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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Headphones not working, Ubuntu 14.04

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04. Sound works fine through the speakers, but when I plug in the headphones, there is no sound. I tried following the instructions given here, but the problem persists. I ...
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Headphones disable auto-hibernate

I want to prevent my Bose Soundlink 2 headphones from hibernating. The headphones will hibernate when I use them in the headset mode even if music is played or I use them in Skype. So it doesn't ...
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How do I have my internal microphone and headphones be used simultaneously under PulseAudio?

I just wiped my hard drive and installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu! I got it all warm and cozy, but then I found out about how my microphone did not work in Ubuntu when I have my headphones plugged in, ...
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is there a option for system wide headphone surround sound?

I use vlc for headphone surround sound. But it would be nice to have it system wide. If this setting is desktop environment specific, i use xfce.
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Autoconnect bluetooth headset

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10, using as far as I can tell the stock bluetooth app etc. I've got a a pair of bluetooth headphones that I've paired and that work when connected. It's just that if I turn the ...
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No audio coming from speakers in Ubuntu 15.10 Gnome

No audio coming from speakers (in my notebook), but audio comes out from headphones (with a 3.5mm connector). I already tried to uninstall and reinstall AlsaMixer and PulseAudio, but it didn't work. ...
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Speakers stopped working, Lubuntu 14.04

I recently did a fresh install of Lubuntu 14.04 on a HP Mini 2133, the speakers worked fine until I plugged my headphones in and out. At first I thought the headphone jack was damaged (the headphone ...
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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 15.04 - setup the headphone volume to 100% not speaker volume to 100% [closed]

Ubuntu 15.04 is used in a call-center. Where they are using this PC Agent have random headphone to listen audio, so they connect or unplug the headphone in the Asus speaker output jack. The moment ...
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Unable to connect bose soundlink AE2 headphones

this is my first question here, so sorry if there is something wrong about the rules. I just installed Kubuntu 15.04 and i tried to connect my Bose headphones soundlink 2. Bluedevil service reconize ...
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Constant noise in headphones

Today a new problem cropped up in my HP Probook 430 G3 with Ubuntu 14.04. I noticed that my earphones and speakers were simultaneously playing so I tried out various options from here on AskUbuntu ...
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Headphones not detected on Ubuntu 15.04 on the Alienware 15

I am trying to get my headphones to get detected with my Ubuntu OS on the Alienware 15, but without any luck. Did anybody come across such issue? I am completely clueless. Thanks for your help! /* ...
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Dragonfly DAC does not play trough headphones.

I just installed my Dragonfly V1.2 on a DELL Latitude E6400, but can not get the sound into the headphone.It is recognised by the system (checked via terminal, and in audio settings, the sound card ...
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Headphones - noise when nothing is playing

I'm on ubuntu 14.04 and I have sound issue. Sound is clean and nice but when stops playing after few seconds I hear big click in speakers and then anoying buzzing(when I'm using amplifier). On ...
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No headphones sound in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS after a fresh install (dualboot)

I installed Ubuntu and promptly lost headphones sound both in Windows 7 (on a SSD) and Ubuntu (on a HDD). I resolved the issue in Windows by just selecting the headphones option in the Sound Blaster ...
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Sound only out of internal speakers, never headphones (Alienware laptop, Ubuntu 15.10)

Alienware 17 r3 laptop, internal speakers work fine, headphone jack(s) seem to be ignored, so I can't get sound to an external speaker. (The Alienware has a second "microphone" jack, which apparently ...
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laptop left speaker stopped working

I have tested left and right using the Sound application. Only the right speaker is working. When I use my headset, I get sound from both left and right headset speakers. I have the same problem on ...
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How can I set audio output to my remote headset in stereo? (It only works in MONO by setting output as 1.1 root hub analog mono.)

I have a Rii Mini i28 remote keyboard/mouse with a headphone jack. This device uses a USB dongle, which is plugged into an old Dell Inspiron 1525 running 32 bit Xubuntu. (It's salvaged to be my ...
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How can I make indicator-sound showing controls for output that is actually playing?

How can I make indicator-sound showing controls for output that is actually playing? Whenever I connect my bluetooth headset, I get sound to my headphones as desired, but the Unity indicator control ...
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Turtle Beach Microphone help!

I recently bought a Turtle Beach Px4 and the sound works fine! Im trying to get my microphone to work, but i do not know how! OS: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS It is detected as a audio jack device. Thanks!
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How do redirect microphone audio output to headphone output?

I'm trying to to redirect the sound that's being inputted into my microphone jack out into my headphone jack, is there any easy way to do this? I've tried doing the following command: pactl ...
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CM106 USB Audio Device v0d8c p0102 has no control for headphone

Logilink 7.1 UA0099 CM106 USB Audio Device v0d8c p0102 shows no headphone. In modinfo snd-usb-audio there is no entry for this vendor, hence no options . There are no headphones in alsamixer nor in ...
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Cannot switch profile on Bluetooth headphones

I've just switched to ubuntu 15.10 and I encountered a quite annoying bug. When I connect the headset (Betron BT1050) to the laptop, it connects only as a mono device, when I try to switch the ...