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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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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How to make the sound come out via usb headphones Tt esports shock one?

If I remember correctly, one time I heard a sound from there, and then something happened and everything was gone. I tried to configure the microphone installing and reinstall alsa. There are ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Bluetooth headset plantronics m55 shows up and disappears immediately

I'm just switched to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and wanted to pair my Plantronics m55 bluetooth headset, but right after establishing a connection it disconnects. These were the steps: Click on bluetooth ...
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How do I stop my speaker from POPPING when I plug and unplug my headphones?

my laptop speakers pop very loudly every time I plug in or unplug my headphones. I followed the suggested advice of disabling Auto-Mute Mode in alsamixer, and voila, no more popping. HOWEVER, now I ...
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Headphones not working after update Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have tried all the forum threads here concerning this problem, none of the provided solutions worked (some even made the problem worse). I have an Asus x551m Laptop with SonicMaster audio. Ubuntu ...
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I don't hear anything via headphones

I got Lenovo Carbon x1 2nd Gen with Ubuntu 14.10. I don't hear anything through my headphones. the audio continue to go through the built-in speakers. I tried Headphone jack not working? but it didn't ...
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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 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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Sound plays from laptop speakers only even when headphones are connected

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1014 laptop with Ubuntu 11.10. From the time I had Ubuntu 9.04, sound comes from the laptop speakers only even when I plug in earphones or external speakers. Also, if an ...
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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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Headphones not recogised

Before marking as duplicate, please note: I am aware of the fact that there are several similar issues around here, but the solutions provided there don't seem to work I have here a Lenovo ThinkPad ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 12.04: no sound in headphones after last unity crash

For some reason, recently, unity started getting stuck after resuming from "sleep mode". I restarted it with unity --replace in tty (Alt-F1) or rebooted system and it worked fine after it. Today, it ...
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Trusty headphone sound very low

I know this has been asked a couple of times, but none of the solutions I've found work for me. I bought a lenovo G700 laptop a few days ago and installed Ubuntu 14.04. I'm quite experienced with ...
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Sound coming from both headphones and speakers on Lenovo Z50-70

I have installed ubuntu 12.04 on my laptop(lenov z50-70). I just added below two lines in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf file. options snd-hda-intel model=laptop options snd-hda-intel position_fix=1 ...
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How to make volume levels universal

I have noticed for instance, when having my headphones plugged in if I change the volume down to 40%, but before plugging the headphones in I had the volume at 100%, then when I unplug my headphones ...
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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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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 not working just after the booting

I have installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS.just after booting my machine the inbuilt speakers of my laptop not works.but it works as gives output after I connect and remove the headphone pin to the port.what ...
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After installing Ubuntu my headphones don't work. What's the problem?

I have Ubuntu and Windows 7 in my laptop. In Ubuntu I can hear music fromm my headphones and my speakers without any problem. But I noticed that after I installed Ubuntu in my laptop the headphones ...
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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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Strange Ubuntu Sound Problem

I've been having some...weird...Ubuntu sound troubles. My machine is a Lenovo thinkpad t420 and I put Ubuntu 14.04 on it completely (no partition) a month ago. I'm a huge fan of chrome and quickly ...
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Headphones dissapeared from sound settings

I am on ubuntu 14.04 and using Siberia Elite headphones with their soundcard connected via USB cable to my laptop. But when I plug in the headphones(they are fully functional), it does wont do any ...
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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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Lenovo - E420s - sound from laptop speakers and headphones

All of a sudden, sound from all applications plays from both speakers and headphones when I plug in the headphones. I've checked lots of similar questions but they all apply to older versions of ...
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Automatic Mute Speakers When Headphones are Unplugged

I listen to music almost any time I am on my computer. I often accidentally unplug my headphones. This has resulted in disturbing others around me. Does any one know of a way to mute the speakers (and ...
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I bought a new laptop. but the sound will not work from my head phones

new laptop. when I have head phones on, there is no sound. I have to unplug head phones and re plug them for a box to pop up for me to press ok, ok, for the head phones to then work... Now it just ...
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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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Sound plays through speaker but not headphones

I have Ubuntu 14.4.1. Before installation of Ubuntu on my laptop i have installed windows 7 on C drive. After that i have installed Ubuntu on E drive. Before Ubuntu installation speakers and ...
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USB Headset stopped working

I have been happily using my usb headset, but (K)Ubuntu stopped to show my headphones in the mixer. They show up red (no driver) in USB View, however I do not know where I would get the driver to ...
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Audio output not coming through the headphone.

I am using ubuntu 14.04 on HP Probook Model ID-4430. I don't get sounds through the headphones. I've tried some tricks posted on some blogs like setting the alsamixer, or adding some lines in the ...
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no sound in headphone , ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Asus X450cc. some day ago, every things work fine. To day, when i plug my headphone into computer, it does not sound although speaker work perfectly. Some body give me a solution. Thanks . ...
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Internal microphone becomes unavailable when plugging in headset

Upon plugging in my AKG headset, PulseAudio automatically changes to the external microphone. However, my headset has no external microphone, and I want to use my laptop's internal microphone - but it ...
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How to automatically change volume level when un-/plugging headphones?

What I want is the following: When I plug in my headphones, I want the sound to be un-muted and set to a specific volume level. When I unplug my headphones, I want the sound to be muted (or set to ...
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No Sound with Headphones but Sound with Stereo

I have a dell studio 1749. I just installed 12.04 on a dual boot with windows 7 (The stereo sound and headphones work perfectly when booted into windows, sound turned up before booting into Ubuntu). ...
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Disable headphone detection [duplicate]

In windows I can just disable headphones and they will never work even if I plug them in, how can I do the same in Ubuntu?
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Set default internal audio input/output device, and turn off headphone and microphone

My computer has some problem with ports of headphones and microphone, sometimes it shows that the headphones or microphone is plugged in but actually it isn't. I don't use headphones and microphone, ...
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Ubuntu disables Windows headphones

I have laptop with a dual boot setup: Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (x64) and an on-board audio Realtek chipset. Running Ubuntu before Windows causes the jack-sense to act weird. When connecting the ...
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No sounds in headphone in ubuntu 14.04

Today, I suddenly found my headphones not working in ubuntu 14.04. I had this problem once before and I reinstalled ubuntu inorder to fix it. I checked the headphones, they`re alright and my ubuntu ...
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Can send Pidgin sound to laptop speakers when headphones are plugged in?

Is it possible to control sound output per application? I'd like to set things up so that when my headphones are plugged in, most sound goes to the headphones (e.g. music), but sound from Pidgin ...
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Audio fading in and out during normal playback

The weirdest thing is happening on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS when I listen to music/watch videos, or have something play back through my headphones. Currently in my system is an on-board Realtek HD Audio ...
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Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in [closed]

I was playing music with my headphones plugged in. The music was coming out of the headphones, but I also noticed that my speakers were playing the same music. Why is this, and how can I fix it?
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ALC280 crackling through headphones speakers work fine

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I have PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: ALC280 Analog card. Sound through the speakers works fine, but when I plug in the headphones, all I hear are crackling sounds. Alsamixer ...
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Headphones not working on Lubuntu 14.10

I just downloaded Lubuntu 14.10 and installed it, everything is fine except my headphones are not working at all. I am using Asus X550CA Laptop and internal speaker works well but when I plug in ...
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ubuntu 14.10 no sound to headphones

System is Ubuntu 14.10, hardware is ASUS notebook with Intel 7 Series/C210 Series Chipset Family High Definition Audio Controller, driver=snd_hda_intel. The symptom: when a headphone is plugged, no ...
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Headphone jack gets detected but doesn't work automatically

I have bought DELL inspiron 15 with pre installed ubuntu 12.04 with no problems.But after new updates my headphone jack gets detected but sound is played through speaker.I have to manually change to ...
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Xonar u7 no headphones?

I've just bought the Asus Xonar u7 USB audio card. I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 and it worked fine out of the box with the speakers, but when I switch to headphones (from the knob on the card itself) the ...
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Weird Noise From Left Headphone

I hear this weird noise from my left headphone all the time. If I mute it from sound settings, it disappears. However, away from that, I hear that annoying sound all the time that it hurts my brains. ...
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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 ...