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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Highly distorted sound on stereo but headphone gives perfect output

I am struggling with the audio output of my laptop that's running 12.04 LTS. It was all fine till yesterday. I played the spotify in the web player and abruptly the sound just reduced and I couldnt ...
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Bluetooth headphones with electric guitar

I am unable to listen to my electic guitar on my Bluetooth headphones. At present I can listen A-OK with: Lindy USB guitar cable QjackCtl Rakarrack Wired headphones The Bluetooth headphones work ...
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Astro A40 wont work with Lubuntu

I have a pair of Astro A40s with Mixamp Pro. My laptop has Lubuntu. I switched my sound processing program to Alsa, and it recognizes Mixamp. The problem is that it does not push sound through. It's ...
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Sound not working in laptop speakers. Headphones fine

I am using ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS on Dell Inspiron. I have hda-intel soundcard. For quite a few days now, my laptop sound is not coming from the speakers, and only from headphones. I have tried selecting ...
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No sound through headphones

I'm using Elementary OS Luna, which is based on Ubuntu 12.04. The sound was working fine, but after a restart, I could hear only through the speakers on my laptop and there is no audio when I plug-in ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Sound through Headphones but not through Speaker

I am running dual boot on lenovo yoga 2 pro. I set my default sound card to be the pc-speakers since alsamixer kept randomly changing it to the hdmi after every reboot. There is no sound through the ...
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Headphone Input Missing 14.04

So I run an dual-boot Alienware M14x with Windows 8.1 as my main OS and Ubutnu 14.04 as my secondary. I love Ubuntu and it's great to take a break from Windows, but one problem I've had with 14.04 ...
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Can I use Ubuntu as the operating system for my laptop (which I would like to use as a tablet) and also use it as a phone? [closed]

I want to get a really small laptop which I want to take with me everywhere. I do not like Microsoft and I like the idea of using Ubuntu as the operating system. Using headphones I would also like ...
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No sound from headphones suddenly, although it is recognized

My headphones were working fine, but recently stopped working, though they are still recognized. The headphones work perfectly on any other device. I've searched on the internet, but wasn't able ...
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Switching between front panel hda headphones and usb audio

So, my front panel audio uses HDA audio and my speakers are connected through USB, how can I make them switch automatically. My audio card is integrated and running cat /proc/asound/card0/codec* | ...
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how do I disable the headphone jack so sound will come out of the speakers?

I just installed ubuntu 12.04 (it still has windows 7 on it but I can't access it I don't think) on my moms older and pretty beat up laptop. the thing has a few problems like needing the keyboard ...
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No sound in headphones, ASUS K56CM

I am having an issue. My speakers work perfectly fine, but my headphones are mute. I checked mixer, played with config files and still nothing. I killed a whole day to get to Ubuntu and I am still ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 No Sound from Speaker

This appears to be a popular topic recently so appologies for only adding to it. I have recently dual booted a Dell Inspiron 7000 series with Ubuntu 14.04. The sound initially worked but after some ...
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Laptop speakers sound not working but headphone sound working

I am using Ubuntu 14.04. My laptop speakers do not produce sound but when I plug in headphones, I can hear sound. I am a newbie in Ubuntu. Please see the screenshot below. Is this setting OK?
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Headphone not silencing onboard speaker after upgrade to 14.04

I just recently installed 14.04 on my laptop. Under 12.04 everything worked fine, but then I had to reformat my computer due to a driver issue, so I did a full wipe and install (not an upgrade, but a ...
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USB Headphone goes mute before 0%

I have a weird issue with my USB Headphones. On Ubuntu, I can only control around 2/3 of the volume; whenever I adjust it below 1/3 of the max, there is no sound anymore. And sometimes this is really ...
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Independent HP keeps turning on

This question is pretty straight forward, I have to manually turn Independent HP off through alsamixer every now and then or else my headphones won't output audio. This setting will be ON for 4 or 5 ...
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Headphones with built-in mic

I have headphones that appear to have some kind of built-in mic, as well as a volume control and small button that may or may not control said mic. My machine has a headphone jack and a mic jack. When ...
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Speaker works but headphones don't

I'm using Ubuntu 13.10 on a notebook Asus X450C, My speakers works fine, but, when i try to use headphones, the sound stops, but if i remove the headphones, it keeps playing normally
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Sound coming out of headphones and speakers!

I'm new at Ask Ubuntu, but not at Ubuntu itself! So, I have a Dell Latitude D520 with Ubuntu 12.04.4 on it. When I plug in my headphones, sound comes out from the headphones and the speakers!I tried ...
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Speakers & headphones play simultaneously on Panasonic Toughbook CF-52 Mk1 with alsa

Information I am running Xubuntu 12.04 LTS on a Panasonic Toughbook CF-52CCA32BE Mk1 and I am using alsa instead of pulseaudio. The only problem I am experiencing is when plugging in headphones, ...
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No sound into headphones

I will make it quick : I have no sound in my headphones when they are plugged in on my Asus F200CA running Ubuntu 14.04, but : I have sound in the laptop speakers when the headphones are plugged ...
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How to stop playing music when remove headphones?

I'm asking for any solution (algorithm, program installation ...) to get music stopping when we remove headphones, Thank you !
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No voice on front headphone port.

I have a strange problem. It just happen recently, when I accidentally unplug my headphone. But I unplugged it before and nothing happen. Basically now, when I use my headphone through front jack, ...
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Sony BTN200 bluetooth headphone on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

I have a pair of SONY BTN200 bluetooth headphone that I would like to use on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Unfortunately my laptop cannot see them. Bluetooth is on on both the laptop and the headphone of course, ...
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Laptop speaker disappeared from sound settings

I am using Thinkpad T61 with Ubuntu 14.04. A few days ago I used my headphones for the first time after upgrading from 12.04 and got the sound to my headphones with not problem. However after I ...
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how to record sound via headphone in audacity

i have tried recording sound via headphone but i cant get it done not only that but while using skype my voice is not audible to the person whom i am talking but i can hear his voice i think it is ...
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Full mess with bluetooh headset - 14.04

I've got a brand new bluetooth headphone Philips SHB7150 with a brand new Belkin bluetooth adapter V4. The pairing is fine but after i cannot get the newly discovered headset in my pulseradio. ...
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No sound on classic headphone but mic works Ubuntu 14.04 64bit

I am using a Dell Vostro 1014 running with Ubuntu 14.04 64 Bit. Internal speaker front left alone is working. When I plug classic headset no sound but microphone in the headset is working. Below is ...
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Ubuntu affects Windows headphone

I am dual booting Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04 I went to listen to my headphones in Windows and could hear nothing. I could hear through the speakers fine. I plugged the headphones in, Windows ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...