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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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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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 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 13.04....
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Analog and digital audio output at the same time

My speakers use a digital input, but my headphones use an analog input. I have them both plugged in, and when I want to use the headphones I just turn off the speakers and switch on the headphones. ...
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How can I get sound on headphones without switching back to 'Speakers' manually?

On my Notebook (with Realtek ALC269VB) the sound over speakers works well until I plugin the headphones, Speakes get muted as expected but no sound on headphones. I noticed that as soon as I plugin ...
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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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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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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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Mute sound on Headphone unplug?

Is there a way of muting sound from my computer everytime I unplug my headphones (Like a phone does) to stop sound then playing out of my speakers?
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Why are my speakers working but not my headphones?

I have Ubuntu 10.10 installed on my Asus G50VTX5. Sound works for the speakers but there's no sound from the headphones. Headphones are working fine in other devices.
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restore speakers / headphones option

When I plug my headphones in after upgrading to ubuntu 12.04, it no longer mutes by speakers,and I also do not have a headphones output as I did previously. I recall having to go into a conf file and ...
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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 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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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 14....
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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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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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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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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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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 alsamixer....
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Headphone is not working for ubuntu 14.04

I just converted into ubuntu 14.04 from windows and the speakers on my laptop are working fine. Although when I tried to use my headphones the sound is still coming out from my speakers. I looked at ...
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Analog stereo out on speakers and headphones

this sounds like a pretty dumb question but how can I get audio output on headphones and speakers? My motherboard is GA-G41M-Combo and doesn't seem to have any digital audio out, but 3 miniplugs ...
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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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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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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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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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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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16.04 Headphones detected, but not switched on automatically after startup

I have this issue since 15.10, but it started to really grind my gears after making an upgrade to 16.04. Let's say that I have headphones plugged in. I reboot\relog on\boot to ubuntu, and play 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, I'...
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How can I play simulteanously two different audio using headphones for one and internal speakers for the other?

How can I play audio through both speakers and headphones in Ubuntu 14 LTS? I want to use mixxx to play deck 1 through speakers and deck 2 in headphones. TIA
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Use Computer headset like a hands-free for cell phone

Is it possible (and how) to use a computer headset (or speakers+mic) as a hands-free device for my mobile? I bought a bluetooth-dongle but I couldn't get it to work yet. I think I already set this up ...
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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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Would anyone know why when I plug my headphones in, my speakers don't turn off? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in any ideas, thoughts or suggestions
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Headphone Jack has no sense [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in How can I mute the speakers when the headphones are plugged in? I have searched all over the internet ...
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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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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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No audio with headphones, but audio works with integrated speakers

My speakers work correctly, but when I plug in my headphones, they don't work. I am running Ubuntu 10.04. My audio card is Realtek ALC259 My laptop model is a HP G62t a10em In another thread someone ...
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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 through headphones while speakers work fine

System details: http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=ca96b1ad9d7f3d393a59566f0ca6b8ea765be023 I've tried everything I could find, asked on the IRC channel for help. I didn't get too far. After 5 hours ...
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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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Sound coming out from speaker and headphone on an Acer Aspire One Model 722

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 on Acer Aspire One Model 722. The problem is that sound keep coming out from the internal speaker even after plugging the headphone in. Now, I am a beginner in the Ubuntu AND ...
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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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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 15.10 Headphones No Sound

I have purchased a laptop: Alienware 17 r2 Installed Ubuntu 15.10 (Kernel 4.2.0-18-generic) and am having issues with getting sound through the audio jack using headphones & external speakers. $ ...
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Headphones not working in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have a Gateway M-6801m laptop, my speakers work great, but when I plug my headphones, the sound is instantly muted (although the icon in the panel says that it isn't muted), I tried using different ...
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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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Sound from headphones and speakers (in ubuntu 11.10)

not sure what changed, but when I upgraded to ubuntu 11.10 my laptop (acer aspire 3050) started to get problems with my headphones. now when I put headphones in is that the sound comes out of both ...
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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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Unable to choose between speakers and headphones [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in everyone.. My PC has two audio 3.5mm audio outputs: back - used for speaker system & front - used ...
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Headphones automatically mute when plugged

Since I've upgraded to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS I have the following problem: When I plug in the headphones they are muted and to resolve this I have to un-mute the "speaker" in alsamixer, as seen in the ...
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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 out....