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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How to pause VLC playback when the headphones are disconnected?

How is it possible to pause the playback of VLC when my headphones are plugged out? I can mute the speakers via ALSA, but I want to use the plug trigger to stop the playback, as it is usual in ...
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What code is executed when headphones are disconnected?

I want to execute a script on headphones disconnect but I resent the idea of constant polling of the status when there is already some code executed when it's changed.
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Kubuntu switch to headphone when connected

I have installed Kubuntu 14.04.2 using the 3.19.6 kernel on an Asus Chromebox. When I am in desktop mode, I couldn't hear any sounds. This is a list of the devices: **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware ...
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Bluetooth USB Adapter

Trying to get Bluetooth USB working on my Toshiba Satellite. Tried typing a few things in Terminal from answers to similar Questions (bash_history): 57 sudo apt-get clean 58 sudo apt-get update ...
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H800 Logitech headphones not working properly

So, I bought these headphones, and I'm trying to use it with Ubuntu. Using it to listen to music (A2DP profile) works perfectly. However, when I try to use them with Skype, Google Hangouts, or ...
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Dell M3800, ubuntu 14.04 , terrible noise in headphones after update

A few months ago I had a faint white noise in headphones which i solved following this fix : Noise from headphones. Today i just made the daily update, including ...
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Headphones don't work after update

I updated to Ubuntu 15.04 from Ubuntu 14.10 a few days ago, and now my Logitech G230 headphones don't receive any sound. How can I fix this? PulseAudio Volume Control detects my headphones, and says ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Headphone and PC speakers are working together

I try to hear with my Headphones while they're plugged in and when they're plugged out I would like to hear with my pc speakers but now while the headphones are plugged in I can hear both. How do I ...
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sound problem. sound setting only shows analog output, but only headphones work

i have ubuntu version 12.04. Recently i have been facing this problem where i can hear sounds only by using headphones. speakers are not working. in the sound setting , it only lists analog output ...
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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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Sound from both headphones and speakers

I guess this question already had the answer here but I can't find it. I'm using 12.04. Update: The problem is that I can hear the sound from my laptop's speakers even I plugged in my headphones. ...
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How to make volume levels universal

I have noticed that my volume level is device-specific. For instance, I have 100% volume before plugging-in my headphones. After plugging my headphones in, if I change the volume down to 40%, the ...
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Unknown audio device pop up not coming

I installed pulseaudio in my pc and now when i insert my headphone the pop up of "Unknown audio device" is not coming to select the HeadPhone/HeadSet/MicroPhone. How can i enable it back.
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Microphone refuses to work (Kubuntu 15.04)

I have a headset that has a built in microphone (these), with a single line that is supposed to connect to the computer via the headphone jack. I've tested ti on my android phone, and it can record my ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 USB headphones problem

I installed Ubuntu 15.04 last night and I have a major problem with my USB headphones (random unknown brand, but hear perfect in Windows). I plug them in, the LED is shinin then I select them from ...
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How to fix low volume with headphones in Ubuntu 15.04

I've made a clean install of Ubuntu 15.04 but I'm having this issue when using headphones. Volume is very low, even when turning it to maximum. Everything worked fine under Ubuntu 14.04 that I was ...
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Audio Jack sensing does not work when putting the laptop on the docking station

I'm using a Dell Latitude with a docking station. Since installing Ubuntu 15.04 on the laptop I have a small problem with the audio jack in the docking station: I always have a pair of headphones ...
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Trs headphones misdetected as trrs

Recently I bought these headphones. When I plug them into my laptop (Asus X455L) using Ubuntu 14.04 (kernel 3.17.0-focaltech-debug), I only get audio output in the left channel, and it's distorted (no ...
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hissing noise over headphones only in Ubuntu

So I've looked at many of the other forums but nothing I've seen so far has eliminated my issue. As soon as I boot up my laptop, Lenovo T440s, I start hearing a pop then a loud continious hiss that ...
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Sound not working folowing Ubuntu 15.04 install

Following the 15.04 installation I found ALSA Mixer setting to unmute the Headphone channel was not saving. With the headphone channel muted I got no sound playback through the speakers. How do I ...
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Sound issues. ubuntu thinks my headphones are always plugged in

Alright regardless of the fact that my headphones are plugged in or not ubuntu seems to claim that my headphones are plugged in. I checked under sounds settings in the main settings and the only ...
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My bose AE2w Headphones connect but not visible in sound settings sometimes but overall not good sound quality

My headphones work with my ipad and iphone. It's just that on my Mac Book Pro mid 2012 13 inch (9,2) the sound quality is low on Ubuntu and better on my other devices. Please help, I've tried ...
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No sound on laptop speakers on an Acer Aspire 6920

Computer: Acer Aspire 6920 Card: HDA Intel Chip: Realtek ALC889 My problem is that the laptop build-in speakers don't play any sound. When i plug in my headphones the sound works normally, the same ...
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Auxiliary port not working (Ubuntu 14.04)

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Alienware m14x laptop; it is my first experience with Ubuntu so I might be missing something simple here. All sound works fine coming through the internal ...
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How to have two headphones (one usb, one not) play sound at the same time?

I've tried installing pulseaudio but it doesn't let me do two headphones at once. Thanks.
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Audio Playing on Headphones and Speakers (Ubuntu 15.04)

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 14.04 to Ubuntu 15.04. The upgrade went fine, except that now audio plays from the headphones and the speaker at the same time. My speakers are plugged into the ...
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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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Sound Problem: Output sound get fixed with Headphones only

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bit). After installing the default sound system worked fine. Last night I was watching videos on youtube plugging my headphone. Headphone also worked well. But when I ...
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more audio problems in 15.04

recent update has brought a plethora of audio problems. PC 15.04 x64, DESKTOP_SESSION=ubuntustudio -keyboard volume controls don't work anymore (known issue, IIRC) -Panel volume control on the ...
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HDMI no audio on headphones

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and my laptop is connected to a TV via HDMI. The sound comes out of the tv just fine, but if I want to plug my headphones into the PC, nothing happens. The sound keeps coming out ...
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ubuntu 14.04 headphones not even recognize by alsamixer

I've tried many ways to solve this problem and none of them seem to work for me: I've tried modifying this file following another topic: cd /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/ sudo cp ...
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Sound problem in Ubuntu 15.04

I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 from a bootable pen-drive. When I start my machine, I get no sound on my headphone. To get around, I go to the terminal and type alsamixer and unmute the headphone from ...
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How do I Change the Muting of Headphones Upon Pluging Policy - Gnome Shell 3.16.1

I'm using Gnome Shell 3.16.1. Every time I unplug my headphones and plug them back in, it reverts to mute. It used to be that the shell will remember the level you set the sound at and load it when ...
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Audio jack output muting since 15.04 upgrade

Since I upgraded to 15.04, when I plug in headphones there is no output. I can get sound, but I must open alsamixer, un-mute and turn up the "Speaker" (which is listed as Speaker and Line out) AND ...
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Audio fades out

I can find what is dropping my audio. I have my headphones audio at 100%, master volume 100%, the audio controls for the headphones at 100%, and the volume remains at a whisper. If I change the ...
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No headphones audio in Alienware 15 laptop

I recently purchased an Alienware 15 laptop and I am dual-booting Ubuntu 14.10 with Windows 8.1. This is my first Ubuntu installation and am very new to it and linux in general. Unfortunately, the one ...
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Poor sound quality from the headphone jack

I am on ubuntu-14.04. The headphone port was working fine before but since a few days its behaving abnormally. But when I test the sound settings of my headphone drivers the test voice is crystal ...
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Audio output port always must be set to “Headphones” in pavucontrol to get sound

I've just upgraded from 14.10 to 15.04. Everything looks great, except that now when my headphones are unplugged, I get no sound out of my speakers. That is, until I run pavucontrol and set the "Port" ...
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No sound from headphones Ubuntu 14.04

I am having some trouble getting sound when using headphones. Restarting does not help but for some reason turning the computer off and then on again does. If the computer goes to sleep the sound in ...
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Lubuntu Audio not working on heaphones

I recently installed Lubuntu for speed, but on Youtube, Audio isn't working. I tried the suggested alsamixer, but I don't see anything muted but the mic (I have a one wire headphone. I read the mic ...
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On reboot headpoones are muted

After I upgraded Ubuntu to 15.04 alsamixer mutes my headphones on every reboot. I have tried changing settings in alasamixer and saving it with sudo alsactl store. I've edited file ...
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usb headphones don't work in xubuntu

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04.02 and my C-Media USB headphones don't "just work." When I plug them in, entries are created in /dev/snd, but nothing appears in sound settings, nor do they appear in the ...
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Computer not detecting headphones after upgrading from ubuntu 14.10 to ubuntu 15.04. [duplicate]

After upgrading my pc from ubuntu 14.10 to ubuntu 15.04 my pc can no longer detect headphones and can only play through the speakers. how can i fix this?
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Noise from headphones

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. When I plug my headphones in I hear an annoying noise . The noise is not influenced by the volume level as well as the software used. It is just always there. Any ...
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Why aren't my Bluetooth headphones working anymore? [duplicate]

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.2. When I opened the Sound Settings and my Bluetooth headphones were connected, I used to find only 2 options in the Play sound through pane (i.e., the speakers and the ...
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Headphones not working on Windows after Ubuntu 14.04 installation

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Asus x53sv laptop this morning. Laptop is now dual booting, with Windows 7 on the other partition. When running Ubuntu, sound plays out the embedded speakers and ...
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mute/unmute usb headphone with a Mic

I have a logitech h340 (usb headphones) with no mute/unmute button. I was wondering if there was a command line method to mute and unmute / toggle the Mic on my headphone. I tried: amixer set Capture ...
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No sound in headphones but speakers work fine

I have an ASUS F550C Notebook running Ubuntu 14.04. I connected my PC to a screen via HDMI and the HDMI sound works fine and the computer's speakers work great as well, but when I plug in my ...
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Sound coming from both speakers and headphones on ubuntu 14.04

Occasionally while I'm listening to something on my headphones I'll notice that the sound is coming out of my speakers as well. It doesn't happen all of the time. I am running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell ...
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Ubuntu On Mac External Speakers via Headphone Jack Not Working

Running 14.10. I've already taken a look at the other threads with similar issues. I went to alsamixer and turned of the auto mute and made sure the headphone section wasn't muted. When I look at ...