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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Logitech headset 350 working half of the time

Sometimes my Logitech headset works fine for about half an hour, after that it ll just put my sound level to 0 and the device won't show up again in the sound settings.(most of the time I retry to ...
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Headphones not working in ubuntu 13.06 - mac laptop

I have a mac laptop with ubuntu installed on it. The version of the ubuntu os is 13.06. It is an old generation mac book. The mic and the speaker works fine but when I plug in the headphones, no sound ...
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Sound jumping between speakers and headphones when volume is high

I am using Ubuntu 14.04, but had this problem on previous versions of Ubuntu. When the volume is higher than 45% and I am playing music the sound switches between head phones and speakers, but there ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 stuck in headphone mode (no sound through speakers)

The basic symptom I was having is that sound was not working in Ubuntu 14.04. However, I had recently used the front headphone jack, and after unplugging the headphones, I noticed in the sound ...
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HP Compaq TC4200 problems

I have a hp compaq tc4200 and the headphone jack doesn't work it acts like nothing's plugged in. I've tried any solution i could find and most did nothing at all at best and some forced me to ...
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Bluetooth earphones Jabra Rox Wireless not recognized under Ubuntu 14.04

I would like to connect my bluetooth (4.0) earphones (Jabra Rox Wireless) with my Lenovo X1 Carbon laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. If I activate bluetooth, set it to visible and start pairing mode on the ...
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How to map volume buttons on Apple EarPods

I cannot control volume using Apple EarPods's buttons. Is there any way to do so? My system: Ubuntu 14.04 64bit.
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Strange noise in headphones when no sound is played

There is a strange noise coming out of my headphones on my Lenovo T440. The sound is like when you tune your radio, but you get a wrong frequency and you hear unpleasant noise. Well - that's the same ...
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Why does my sound play out of headphones and speakers?

I have noticed that when I plug in my headphones to my computer, my headphones play the sound fine, but if I turn the volume up loud enough, it also plays softly out of my laptop's built in speakers. ...
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Headphone jack not working in Ubuntu

I have a ASUS K55VM model with Windows7 dual boot with Ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed. Ever since the Ubuntu Installation my earphone/headphone jack is not working. Any Help on the topic is welcome. I ...
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14.04 Headphones do not appear as an output device

I installed 14.04 yesterday. I always leave my headphones and speakers plugged in together, so I know I have them in the right ports. Sound came though the speakers just fine, but nothing came ...
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How to deactivate headphones output

I've got a broken piece of jack stuck into my headphones output : I cannot get any sound from my laptop speakers. I've tried many things (using alsamixer, pavucontrol, checking the different mute ...
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My sound card is no recognized

I just installed ubuntu on my new laptop(toshiba c55-a-1px) and it works fine, the problem is that my head phones doesn't work. After a bit of reserarching I found out that my sound card is not ...
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13.10 - no headphone sound

I have a major problem. I recently bought an Acer E1 - Ubuntu 13.10 as OS. (My first foray into Linux after getting exasperated over a bug in anoter OS). Since a bomb blast some years ago, I am ...
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Headphones test fine but give static during actual use

I'm using a pair of simple headphones connected to the audio jack of my Hp 2000 laptop running ubuntu 13.10. I've been having trouble with my headphones ever since I got them. Today, they just gave me ...
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Speaker not working but headphone is working

My easynote MX45 running 12.04 was working fine and can hear sound either headphones or speakers. (the sound card is HDA Intel) But made a full installation of 13.10 version. And only have sound on ...
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Headphone jack intermittently working on Asus A55VD with Ubuntu 13.10

I have seen many posts about problems with headphone jacks on Ubuntu and have even tried some of the solutions, however my issue seems to be slightly different in the fact that quite often my ...
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No sound output both speakers and headphone toshiba satellite m55 Xubuntu 12.10

I am running Xubuntu 12.10 and I was trying to repair the sound on the headphone jack since I had sound output through there and now I have no sound what so ever. So I think I made things worst. No ...
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Headphone Jacks not Detected or Wroking 13.10

http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=4e051f007974c745e6260a7022dc6b40770ebca5 Hey guys, I am switching over from windows to ubuntu and so far it has gone flawlessly. Just one problem though... the ...
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Conexant Multi-Stream

In Windows, the Conexant SmartAudio driver lets me enable multi-stream mode, which lets me play one audio stream through the headphones, and a different stream through the speakers at the same time. ...
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Crackling and sound interruptions - speaker/headphone switching [closed]

Continuous crackling from moment Ubuntu starts up. When playing sound gives interruptions. I didn't experience any sound problem in Windows before I installed Ubuntu (ubuntu is great btw). ...
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Headphones do not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I'm an user in Ubuntu, and I have a problem with my headphone. The sound is good but it's not working when I use headphones. I make sure that headphone is good to use. Can anyone help me with ...
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Set headphones as default sound output (defaults to HDMI)

Ubuntu 13.10 on Lenovo U410. The screenshot explains it best after every reboot HDMI is selected as output device. I always have to switch to Headphones (which in fact are speakers and not ...
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External Sound on right not working Ubuntu 13.10 x64

My internal sound is working perfectly, but as soon as I plug in a speaker/headphone I hear from only one of them. The same speakers/headphones work perfectly with other computers. I am new to here, I ...
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Bluetooth headphones won't connect

I have tried and tried to connect my headphones to my laptop, to no avail. everything else connects with no issues. the laptop finds the headphones, but will not allow me to connect to them. any ...
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Can't get any soud from speakers

I'm fairly new to linux and I've just installed Ubuntu and I get sound from my headphones no matter which output I use from my pc, but the speakers doesn't work. I've tried every solution I found on ...
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How can I restore my audio to menu bar? [duplicate]

I'm having problems with my headphones not working all of a sudden on Ubuntu 13.10. I tried fixing it by changing a bunch of files, removing alsa-mixer and pulseaudio and reinstalling. Still haven't ...
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How to make aptX-capable Bluetooth equipment work with Ubuntu?

I have an aptX-capable headset and I want to use it to play music with the highest possible audio quality the headset can technically provide in Ubuntu. How can I do that? While A2DP supports a lot ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Not properly recognising headphones

No matter what pair of headphones I use, in the sound settings, the headphones option will constantly flash on, then disappear whenever I play audio. I've tried a cheap pair of Logitech headphones, ...
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How to make headphone functions work in Ubuntu?

In OS X, the volume control and play/pause button work, but it doesn't on Ubuntu. I'm on Ubuntu 13.10, and I have the Beats Solo headphones.
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Headphones noise, turning on and off

I have a Dell XPS13 9333 running Ubuntu 12.04. Speakers are working ok, while there are issues using headphones. Headphone are muted when there is no audio playing (that's ok), than when the audio ...
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laptop speakers

I recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 and sound will come out of headphones, but won't come out of my laptop speakers. Headphones work. I have a new ASUS and already tried the first 2 solutions on this ...
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Headphone jack physically broken and that automute the speakers after about 1~2 minute

I have a annoying problem in my Asus X52F laptop running raring Ubuntu. My headphones jack had physically broken last mount and after this event the audio output automute after 1 to 2 minute of ...
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Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition + Ubuntu 12.04 + Bluetooth Headphones = Choppy Sound

I have a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition, the second version (one with full hd graphics) ,running "stock" Ubuntu 12.04 (the one that came installed on the machine). When I connect bluetooth headphones ...
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sound disappeared after trip, won't work without pulse

I had sound working fine on an Acer Aspire 7250 up until this week, when I took a flight. Now, sound worked only intermittently, and only through headphones. Since I've had many problems with ...
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Ubuntu 13.10: I still hear sound from laptop speakers when headphones connected

When I connect headphones to laptop with 13.10 I hear sound from speakers and from headphones at same time. How to fix this? 64bit, lenovo y570
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Automatically switch equalizer preset based on audio output (internal speaker or external)

The facts below come from experience with Ubuntu 13.10 on a 64-bit laptop. Context/problem: bad speakers As many people know, laptop speakers have "highly unequal frequency response" as audio ...
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Headphones not detected in 13.10

I'm new to Ubuntu, running 13.10 on an Alienware M14x R2. The laptop comes with a "Intel Panther Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller" sound card (for which I couldn't find a Linux driver). ...
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combo mic/headphone adapter

From my experience, linux is picky about what you plug into it. My laptop doesn't have a mic jack so I am going to be buying a combo, mic/headphone adapter. Before I go out and waste time on buying ...
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No bass in sound on Ubuntu 13.10 headphones

Most of the time jacking in my headphones and putting on music I get sound but no bass, sometimes though when booting Ubuntu it's completely fine with good sound. On booting Windows, there's no ...
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Sony Walkman 3 in 1 and Ubuntu [closed]

I'm considering buying Sony Walkman 3 in 1 (headphones with included MP3 player in them), to be exact the name of model I want to buy is Sony NWZ-WH303. I'm currently running Ubuntu 10.04 and I ...
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No headphone sound in 13.10 macbook

I'm having a problem with my jack female, can't make my headphones work! I've been looking all over the internet and can't find a solution... I installed 13.10 on my 2008 macbook a week ago, so i'm ...
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No sound from headphones ubuntu 13.10 on iMac

I have a fresh ubuntu on iMac. I have managed to set up the sound from the native speakers, however, there is still no sound from the headphones. I have disabled automute in alsamixer, but this didn't ...
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Red LED & no sound out on headphone on Macbook 5.2 with Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS

I have Macbook white 5.2 Mid 2009 model and I've installed Ubuntu 12.04.3 LTS and all works wonderfull but headphones has a red LED and don't works, the speakers works fine. All answers posted with ...
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No sound from external speakers/headphones (jack)

I've got constant problem, after instaling Ubuntu 13.10. I get no sound from the audio jack (speakers, headphones etc) but my internal speakers work right, playing sound as they should. Tried many ...
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Headphone jack port stopped working after opening Audacity

On my Asus F201E with Ubuntu 13.10, I have used headphones without problems until a few days ago, I opened Clementine and Audacity at the same time, and now my headphone port does not work anymore. I ...
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Headset mic not being used

I have an ASUS 1015E laptop that has a single 3.5mm audio combo port for both mic and headphone (TRRS connector plugs go in there). So I use headsets that come in a single wire which has both ...
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Sound switches to headphones after random time

On my laptop (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS) arose out of the blue the following problem: After seemingly a random number of seconds the sound switches to the headphone jack and switches off the speakers. If I ...
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No headphones FP audio on Audiotrak Prodigy 7.1e X-Fi

The above PCI-E soundcard has a dedicated DAC for headphones. It is being recognized by Ubuntu 13.10 as "Headphones SB1040", when I connect a 3.5mm jack to the front audio, yet I am unable to play a ...
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headphones not working but external speakers working

I'm running ubuntu 13.10, and my headphones have randomly stopped working - sound plays from the laptop speakers when the headphones are unplugged, but no sound comes through the headphones. The ...