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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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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Cannot connect to/select bluetooth headphones!

Under Ubuntu 13.10 ("Saucy Salamander"), I can "pair" bluetooth devices just fine and with regards to my mouse, everything works exactly as it should... But I cannot connect to my bluetooth headset. ...
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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 ...
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No sound from headphones after upgrade to 13.10: Asus A55vd

The title pretty much says it all. I had my asus running 12.04, then upgraded it to 13.10. after the upgrade, my laptop speakers work no problem, but when I plug in some headphones, I get nothing. It ...
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Lost bass in headphones and music sounds like in bathroom

My headphone don't have bass and also music sounds like in bathroom)). When I'm using my headphone it's not giving bass on my laptop with win7 and on PC with Debian. But it's okay on my PC with win7. ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers manually from command line

What if I want to write a script that switches audio output? How can it be done under Ubuntu? (There is a related question on Ask Ubuntu: How to switch between headphones and speakers manually) Here ...
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13.10 does not play any sound [duplicate]

I just recently installed 13.10 from a CD and got everything to boot up very nicely. Except now there is no audio. Whenever I go into Sound Settings it just says "Dummy Output" under devices and I ...
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13.10 headphones no sound

I've tried the alsa force-reload, uninstall, re-install with pulseaudio, killall pulseaudio, the sound setting output configuration, alsamixer enable/disable automute, alsamixer output selection. ...
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Headset doesn't work at all in 13.10

So I fresh installed 13.10 and it seems fine enough as far as the lastest ubuntu goes, except my headset doesn't work (it plugs into headphone and mircophone). While on my machine the microphone ...
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How to disable headphone detection?

In Windows there is an option to disable auto detection of headphones so speakers won't auto mute but I am unable to find such option in Ubuntu. How can I activate such feature?
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Sound system does not work well in Dell 1747 laptop

I own a Dell studio 1747 laptop which has built in stereo speakers from JBL. I have problems with sound playback. My sound from youtube or other places is very bad and it does not give stereo sound, ...
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No sound through headphones!

I have an Asus X201E netbook. The headphones worked a first couple of times then there's no sound through it after that till now. Here's some information that might help: Output of aplay -l: **** ...
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Speakers and Headphones play at the same time. Lenovo ThinkPad

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. They worked fine until just a couple hours ago, and I see the other threads but they don't have solutions. None of 20 I must have looked at. I looked at Alsamixer, but there is no ...
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headphones not working in 13.10 after update on my AW m17x

My headphones is not work on my Alienware M17x after recent update from 13.04 to 13.10. In the Sound window no headphones option. H/W path Device Class Description ...
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No sound from Ubuntu 13.10 after selecting output

Hello I have headphones that I plug and unplug from time to time because I talk on Skype. When I unplugged my headphones from my keyboard there was no sound from my speakers while I was playing music. ...
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ALSA Mutes Incorrect Audio Device on Headphone Event

I know what the problem is, I just don't know how to prevent it. When I plug in my headphones, ALSA automatically mutes (and sets the volume to 0) the 'Speaker' entry in alsamixer. If I go in and ...
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Headphones not working in 13.10 after update

I'm still unable to get sound to my headphone jack on my IBM ThinkPad T61 after a recent update to 13.10. When I plug the headphones into the jack, there is sound for about 1 second and then it cuts ...
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Can't use headphones on Compaq Presario CQ50 Running Ubuntu 13.04

I just recently installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my Compaq Presario CQ50 and it has been running wonderfully. The only issue I have run into so far is that when I plug in a set of headphones, the computer ...
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Having several sound issues with Ubuntu 12.04

I'm not exactly describing one problem, because I feel like solving it would be useless. In the last 3 months I had a HUGE amount of problems with my headphone jack / speakers. I am using Ubuntu ...
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Headphones microphone is not working

I'm trying to use my headphones with my Ubuntu 13.10. My headphones are Nokia BH-905i, which can be connected via Bluetooth or green+pink wires. If I use bluetooth, voice quality is terrible or ...
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Logitech G930 under Ubuntu (Crackling noises)

I own the wireless headphone Logitech G930 and i have been using it under Windows without any problems. Unfortunately under Ubuntu (12.04 as well as 13.04) it has really poor audio quality: Crackling ...
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Sound board beeping compulsively after installing Ubuntu 12.04

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on a Packard Bell EasyNote MV85-100 that was previously running WinXP. Pretty swift and no errors during install, but as soon as Ubuntu loads the sound board goes ...
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Simultaneous sound output from internal speaker and external speakers

I'm using Kubuntu 13.0.4 as well as Linux Mint on a Compaq dc7900 sff. I have an Intel Core2 running at 3.16GHz and 2GB of RAM. I believe I have Intel HDA sound, and after running HardInfo it says my ...
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Speakers and headphones at the same time when using a HP DV8T-1100

I am on a HP Pavilion DV8T-1100, running 64-bit Ubuntu 13.04. When I plug in my headphones the speakers AND the headphones play sound at the same time. The speakers should stop playing and send all ...
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Can't hear through Logitech H800 headphones

Note: I know very little about Unbuntu sound... I have a brand new Logitech H800 wireless USB headset, which I have installed on my Ubuntu 12.04 system. I know that it is working somewhat, because ...
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How to force audio from speakers and headphone

Im looking to install ubuntu on my laptop, problem is that I damaged the headphone socket and it thinks there is always headphones plugged in. I know in windows I can force audio to play from both the ...