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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Increase Bluetooth transmit power level

My bluetooth headphones have a much smaller range when connected to my Laptop (Dell Precision M4600) running on ubuntu than when I am using them with my Phone (Samsung Galaxy S3). hciconfig hci0 ...
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12.04.2 - Sound Blaster ZX card detected, but no sound comes out of my headphones

I have been having issues with my Sound Blaster ZX sound card in Ubuntu 12.04.2 64-bit. Pavucontrol detects sound from YouTube videos and other things (the sound meter jumps around with the sound), ...
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Nothing but problems after moving to 13.04

I upgraded from 12.04 to 13.o4 and like every time I perform an upgrade my system was very slow,and if I closed my laptop and put it in suspend then opened it again the display would not come back. (I ...
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I have no sound on my headphones, but i have sound on my speakers using Ubuntu 13.04 [duplicate]

I have an Hp pavilion dv6 laptop and my headphones are not working properly. When i plug them in, there is no sound coming through them. But if i unplug them, the sound comes normally through the ...
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13.04 headphones not working [ASUS R500VM] [duplicate]

After recently succeeding with dual-ubuntu-win8 installation I got problem with my headphones not working. When I plug them my sound is muted. Tried many solutions found here , but not even one seems ...
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Sound problem on both Speakers and HeadPhones

I know there are a lot of questions like this here, but I tried them all and I couldn't make them work. I have a HP dv6-2190ep laptop. My sound card is HDA Intel IDT 92HD75B3X5. My Ubuntu is ...
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Lingot is not working.

I am using Ubuntu 12.04... I wan to tune my acoustic guitar using Lingot.... But it gives just no response to any sound... I tried changing the AUDIO_DEV = /dev/dsp to AUDIO_DEV = /dev/audio as ...
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Sound problems after upgading to 13.04

After my recent upgrade to 13.04 I am experiencing background crackling noises, particularly noticeable when using my preferred listening over headphones (Grado SR80's). The noise is only evident when ...
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No sound when upgrading to Linux 3.9 Kernel [duplicate]

I recently upgraded to the 3.9 Linux Kernel (on Ubuntu 13.04) and lost all sound at first, and then miraculously brought back sound to the speakers (after playing a bit with alsamixer, but still no ...
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Select speaker output with headphones inserted (Ubuntu 13.04) [duplicate]

I just installed ubuntu 13.04 on my desktop machine and have a problem with speakers and headphones. Speakers as well as headphones are working independently, but not together. Every time I plug my ...
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Alsa mixer mutes headphones every time I plug them [duplicate]

Ever since I updated my laptop from 12.10 to 13.04 I've been experiencing a strange behaviour with my Ubuntu installation. Every time I plug in my headphones the volume becomes mute. I can only unmute ...
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No sound coming from Asus laptop speaker and headphone with the version 12.04 and 13.04 [duplicate]

I have a Asus laptop that used to run on windows xp, but now, No sound coming from the speaker and the headphones with the version 12.04 and 13.04
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Set Audio to the Speakers with Headphones plugged in

For some weeks I was unable to use Ubuntu due to Windows 8 preventing its boot, so I noticed an interesting function that I missed in Ubuntu: In Windows 8 when I plug-in my headphones I was able to ...
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Headphone jack resets in ALSA when unplugged. 13.04 [duplicate]

I have been able to get my headphones to work using the alsa mixer, but it resets whenever the headphones are unplugged or the computer is rebooted. I never had this problem with previous versions, ...
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Unexpectedly lost speaker output. Headphone output works fine [closed]

Yesterday when I opened my laptop I noticed that I no longer had sound from the built-in speakers. I carefully checked settings in Sound Preferences, and then dropped to shell and looked in ...
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My headphones mute AlsaMixer when I plug them in, HP DV6 12.04

Whenever I plug any type of headphones into one of the audio out connectors on my hp dv6, alsa mutes them, muting the "speaker" setting(see attached image). This also happened in Fedora, so it's a ...
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Speakers and headphones at the same time when using a DV6-2170

I am on a HP Pavilion DV6-2170US, running 32-bit Ubuntu 12.10. 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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Set Headphone as output when they are inserted

I am having a bit of a problem with my headphones on my Macbook 2.1. For reference: The top output are my speakers, the bottom are my headphones, but the middle does not work. When I plug in my ...
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Headphone jack disabled in windows, after using Ubuntu

I installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Alienware M15x-R1 and love it, but whenever I properly shut down or reboot from within Ubuntu, when I access Windows my headphone jack doesn't work, it reads headphones ...
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Headset not muting speakers [duplicate]

Plugging in the headphones does not mute the laptops speakers, music does play out of the headphones but also continues to play out of the speakers as well. alsamixer's 'auto-mute mode' is already ...
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Stream Mixxx headphone output via IceCast

Just like the title. Is it possible to configure Mixxx and Icecast in such a way that the headphone output is streamed? (Instead of the master output) How? My laptop has only one sound card. I ...
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headphone jack doesn't work in windows 7 since installing unbuntu

i installed unbuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bit fine with a cd on a differant partition speakers and headphones work fine in unbuntu but only the speakers work in windows 7. the mic works fine in both, the only ...
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Headphones not working on Windows after installing Ubuntu

2 hours ago I installed Ubuntu while listening to music on my headphones (wubi install). I then also played music on Ubuntu just fine, yet when I rebooted into Windows, without doing anything else ...
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Headphone automatically muted in ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I've a strange problem in my Ubuntu. Every time I plug a headphone my Speaker volume automatically gets mute and its gain goes to 0 dB as you can see in the figure below. I cannot unmute the ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 No sound from headphone on iMac

I get sound from speakers but when I put headphones no sound coming. From system sound settings I check, and it is not muted.
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Does Ubuntu have support for the Apt-X codec for bluetooth audio?

I cant find any confirmation anywhere. Does anyone know? If it is not supported, is support planned?
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Headphones and ubuntu 12.04 (again)

As the title says. The description is classical: the internal speaker works but plugging in headphones makes it go silent. I did try to install DKMS but it still doesn't work. lspci | grep -i audio ...
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Headphone jack only works when partially plugged in

Ubuntu 12.04.1 On Dell Inspiron 17. In Windows the headphone jack works fine. Installed 12.04 the first time and the headphone jack worked fine then as well. Ran into some issues so had to do a clean ...
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Weird change in theme

I've had something really weird happen to my 12.04. I was installing new desktop environments, and now I have no sound through my headphones and the "pop up" theme has changed. by pop up, I mean the ...
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Headphones not working in UBUNTU 12.10. I have DELL 5520 laptop. Speakers are working fine.

When I plug in headphones, I hear only the music in the song and the lyrics is played in an inaudible low volume. And there is a lot of noise also.
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headphones not working on Windows after installing Kubuntu 12.10

Sound was working fine on Windows, but yesterday after installing Kubuntu 12.10 the headphones in windows stopped working. The victim is an Asus N53SN laptop. In Kubuntu sound works like a charm, but ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 headphone faint beep on audio start and stop

I was wondering if anyone had experienced this before and if there was a fix for it. Whenever I play a video or any music, my headphones produce a faint beep whenever the audio starts or stops, the ...
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When I have headphones in my computer and I unplug them the sound (speakers) does not work

Sometimes I leave my headphones in my computer after shutting off my computer, when I come back to it I forget that my headphones are plugged in, which is fine, the strange part is if I unplug them ...
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No sound from bluetooth headset, but its detected

I have an bluetooth headset connected to my computer, the buttons play/pause/volume are working fine, but i have no sound in the headset, but in the speaker of the computer. In fact i played with the ...
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Headphones don't work on Dell Studio XPS 16 with Ubuntu 12.10

I am running Ubuntu 12.10 on a Dell Studio XPS 16 and the headphone jack isn't working. The internal speakers work fine. I have tried a lot of suggestions from different posts, but none of them work.
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Logitech H600 wireless headphones no sound?

I received a Logitech H600 headphone set as a gift. When I plug it in to my Ubuntu 12.04 computer, it shows in the sound preferences as both a sound input device and output device. I can select it, ...
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Headphones not working in Ubuntu 12.10

I've tried multiple ways to solve my problem as described in other topics in this forum, but none succeeded. The Headphones sound worked when I first installed Ubuntu 12.10, but after a few updates it ...
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Sound issues after trying everything

I cannot get my sound working properly, no matter what I do, there's always some problem. It's very annoying as it's the only thing preventing me from making Ubuntu my main OS. At the moment my sound ...
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Fix headphone jack so that the output is stereo, not part of surround sound

I have an issue when listening to music through my headphones - sound appears to get lost, as if I had surround sound output and plugged in a stereo device. Moving the balance all the way to the left ...
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No sound output from headphone jack Ubuntu12.04

I have just bought a new ASUS u47vc computer. I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on it alongside windows 7 with no problems what so ever. Howevr, there is one issue that must be resolved. I can not get ...
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Speakers still on when headphones are present (RealTek ALC 262)

I have a Fujitsu Siemens Laptop Lifebook E8110 with a Realtek ALC 262 soundcard on it. It worked fined with Ubuntu 10.04, but since I upgraded to the 12.04 version, there is a red light in the audio ...
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Headphone and Speaker both works together in 12.10

This is the most common problem. My headphone and speakers working at the same time. I need an option to switch between my headphone and speakers or at least mute speakers when I plug the headphone. ...
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Is there a way to make the speaker silent while the headphone-jack keeps working? 12.04LTS

The PC I am working on is in a loud environment. If I need sound, I use the headphone. On my own account this is easy: I mute the speaker in the sound-setting. I am not the only user, others use the ...
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snd-hda-intel and the HP Envy 17

So I know that other people have had issues with audio on Envy Series Notebooks. However there's very little out there in terms of the HP Envy 17-3200 (4 speakers and a woofer). In light of this, ...
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Internal speakers do not work on an Asus A3Ac

I have a new (from scratch, not update) installation of Ubuntu 12.10 on my notebook, Asus A3Ac (It is based on Intel Centrino - Pentium M with full duplex Intel HDA codec). In older versions of ...
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12.10 Poor quality sound when using headphones [closed]

Recently upgraded to 12.10 - I know it's not released yet. Having issues with sound when using headphones plugged into the front ports. Something that doesn't happen when booting to windows - so ...
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How to enable headphones on Lenovo Thinkpad Edge E430?

I've a lenovo thinkpad edge e430. I use headphones provided by lenovo. Today afternoon I did an update and now my headphones aren't working in Ubuntu. Sucks not being ablet o hear music while ...
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No sound from internal speaker but headphones OK [duplicate]

The problem: The system won't play sound on the internal speaker of the laptop, but only on the headphone. When I put the headphone jack half in and fiddle around with it, then it'll play even on the ...
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Headset undetected when plugged in

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my machine which was running windows 7. I have been trying to configure the audio to work exactly as it used to work in Windows but never been able to do so. ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers manually

I have an ASUS G60JX laptop with 12.04 installed. The laptop has the sound jack broken (the jack thinks that there are always headphones plugged in, even though there is nothing. So I can hear the ...