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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No sound from speakers after headphones have been used - Ubuntu 16.04

I boot Ubuntu 16.04; speakers (plugged into read analog audio output) work fine. Audio configuration after boot - speakers work: Then, I plug in headphones to from headphone jack; speakers stop ...
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Random play\pause signals received from Bluetooth headphones

I just bought a pair of wireless headphones with hardware media buttons. They seem to work just fine for a while, but when they are left without any input signal, they suspend themselves (or ubuntu ...
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Jabra evolve 40 uc stereo causes Ubuntu to freeze

For some reason when I plug in jabra evolve 40 uc stereo into my laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 it freezes. As soon as I unplug it Ubuntu unfreezes!? Anyone knows reason and/or solution? Thank you!
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No sound on speaker but headphone is fine

I'm using headphone the whole time and when I plug it out this morning I found that my speaker are not working anymore. When I boot to Windows 10 it still the same: speaker won't work but headphone ...
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HDA Intel PCH with Realtek ALC1150 no working sound

I recently installed latest Ubuntu ver. 16. Everything is working fine except the sound through the headphones. I tried checking a youtube video to test sound and nothing. I checked around and saw ...
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When I plug in earphones or HDMI, I have to manually change the speaker settings

Whenever I plug in my earphones or HDMI cord, the speaker settings don't automatically change to output from them. I have to go into the sound settings and manually choose them and then do a speaker ...
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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 a dialogue asking me what kind of device I've plugged in. This ...
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Problem using Xonar Essence STX on Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm having trouble getting input or output from my firend's Xonar Essence STX on Ubuntu 16.04. I'm setting up a studio system for him, and didn't expect this much trouble. I installed QJack and ...
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Can't switch headphones and speakers [duplicate]

I have dual booted ubuntu 16.04 with windows 10. The pavucontrol can't get started. Error on pavucontrol: If I plug out the headphones in middle of some video I don't get any sound from the ...
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A2DP is broken after system update

I have Bluetooth Headphones that used to work with my Ubuntu 16.04 but stopped working after the system update. Now my headphones are working only in headset mode, but when I trying to switch to ...
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Prevent pop up every time I plug in headphones in 16.04

Every time I plug in headphones, this pops onto my screen: I will never, for the rest of my life, use a headset. I have no interest in this option. Clicking "Sound Settings" does not provide the ...
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Headphones not working in 16.04

I have spent some time searching around the various threads relating to headphone issues in Ubuntu and none of the answers seem to resolve my issue, so I will post it here. This problem started a ...
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ASRock asrock H110M-ITX/ac Audio Issue

I'm Patrick I'm fairly new to computers as I'm only 16 and just built my first computer. It is a mini ITX build using an asrock h110m-itx/ac motherboard and I use it primarily for coding, schoolwork, ...
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Sound stopped through headphone socket

I have this problem too with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 on Dell XPS 15 9550. All was working fine, then one day it goes silent when plugging in my speakers to the headphone socket. Looking at pavucontrol ...
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16.04 Headphones detected, but not switched on automatically after startup

I have this issue since 15.10, but it started to really grind my gears after making an upgrade to 16.04. Let's say that I have headphones plugged in. I reboot\relog on\boot to ubuntu, and play the ...
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Why is my audio device switching?

My computer keeps switching the audio device from "headphones" to "speakers", even though the headphones aren't plugged in. I rebooted the computer but the problem kept happening even while the ...
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Laptop headphone jack produces no sound

The headphones are detected, because when they are plugged in, they appear in the sound settings. The problem is that they just don't output any sound. Laptop speakers output sound just fine. I'm ...
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Headphones no longer detected in 16.04

When using Ubuntu 15.10, my headphones were auto-detected properly. Since upgrading to 16.04, that is no longer the case. I can force output to them using either pavucontrol or ...
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Headphones randomly turn off and music dies

I have been experiencing a strange problem with my Nokia BH-503 Bluetooth Headset. I will be listening to music or watching YouTube or something and Randomly the audio will just cut out and all videos ...
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Is it possible to automatically change sound output from HDMI to headphones when I plug them in?

I've been using my laptop's built in speakers. When I plug in my headphones, sound stops coming out of the speakers and comes out of the headphones instead. I have a HDMI monitor and would like to use ...
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Headphones not working on Asus G751JT laptop

When I plug in my headphones on Asus G751JT laptop with 16.04 LTS no sound is coming out of them while sound continues to play from laptop speakers. Here are my Alsa details: ...
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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 Sound Devices

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 a USB sound card, and ctrl + page down to ...
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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 [SOLVED]

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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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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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.