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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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 audio)...
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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 load-...
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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 ...
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Headphones and internal speakers suddenly broken Ubuntu 14.04

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Sager laptop (or Clevo P750ZM). I'm not exactly sure what triggered it, but suddenly I have no sound output from either the internal laptop speakers or the headphone port....
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After closing laptop with headphones plugged in have to reboot to make them work

While my headphones are plugged into my laptop running 14.0.4 if I close the laptop, then unplug the headphones. When I open the laptop and plug the headphones back in the audio doesn't switch to ...
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Headphone jack not working after 14.04 installation while the speakers work

I'm a noob here and after installation of Ubuntu 14.04 i'm facing issues with the headphone Jack. Default speakers are working all fine but i can not use headphones as they are not recognized by ...
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sound played by headphones contain much noise, where the sound of printscreen screen capture works perfect

I've a laptop (Vaio VPCM13M1E) with ubuntu 14.04 installed. The sound of my laptop speakers works fine, but the sound of my headphones while playing a medium or through internet contains much noise. ...
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How do I connect my Beats wireless headphones with a bluetooth dongle?

Im currently using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS on an Asus X555LA. I am new to Linux so please bear with me. All I would like to accomplish is to connect my wireless headphones to my computer using a microsoft ...
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Messed up the sound, please help

i have installed Ubuntu 15.10 today with success, however, i want to the program called "System Testing" to test the computer, however, it came to the part when it asked for sound/volume on headphones ...
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Headphones no sound in OpenSuse and Ubuntu

I have had this problem using OpenSuse and I investigated for a week, read many suggestions - no success. Now I am running Ubuntu 14.04.03 LTS on a Soni Vaio notebook - same issue. As I still am a ...
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Headphones not getting detected on ubuntu 14.04. Only speakers are working. Laptop is an alienware m14x R2

I am using both windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 on my alienware m14x. The speakers and headphones are working fine on windows. But only the speakers are working on ubuntu. I don't know why. I tried ...
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Extremely loud popping/crackling/static sound when plugging in headphones

I've got a Lenovo T450s with Ubuntu 14.04.3 (Realtek ALC3232 codec for the Intel PCH card). Every time I plug in a pair of headphones, there is a loud popping/crackling/static sound. It's much louder ...
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Ubuntu doesn't check for headphones after startup

Each time I boot into Ubuntu I have to re-plug my headphones. It grinds my gears, since I always forget to do it, and then get confused by what the heck is happening. It seems like Ubuntu doesn't ...
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Jaybird Bluebuds x - Bluetooth does not work

I've had my Bluebuds x for a while now, but they suddenly stopped connecting to any device, seems like Bluetooth is not working. I've already reset it, but it doesn't work. I can hear it saying "power ...
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Help with Lubuntu switching sound output

I installed Lubuntu 15.10, all is fine. Much faster than Ubuntu, I like the minimalist interface, etc. I plug my Skullcandy Slayer (Slyr) USB headphones in, and nothing is changed. The output remains ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers without unplugging headphones

When I plug in my headphones the audio output device switches to the headphones from my speakers. Rather than plugging/unplugging the headphones all the time, which will eventually wear out my cord/...
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Speakers and Headphones sound in simultaneously

I am new with Ubuntu 14.04 and I am experiencing an issue related to my sound card. It's a VIA VT1708S (6 ports rear- 5.1 system connected, 2 front - headphones connected). I already tried many ...
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while speaking using headphones how to stop sending internal sound with my voice?

While speaking on TeamViewer or anything else using headphones I usually play sound in the background. The problem is that the whoever I'm speaking can hear the background sound.
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15.10 Headset Jack and Mic not working, but detected. LCD Speakers work fine

I have one issue with my sound regarding to my Headset (incl. Mic). I run Ubuntu 15.10 Kernel 4.2.0-generic The Sound from my LCD Screen works fine, also the Headset Jack (only one for Line-out) ...
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Pin configuration for Beats Audio in Ubuntu 15.04

I am having some problems getting sound to work in Ubuntu 15.04 on my HP envy 15t laptop with beats audio. My problem is that the speakers emit a very slight hissing sound when not connected, for ...
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Headphones not working on Alienware 17R2

I have an alienware 17 r2 with Ubuntu 15.04 installed. I have most drivers working however I can't seem to get an audio from headphones when I plug them in. The sound always seems to play only with ...