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 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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13.10 headphones no sound

I've tried the alsa force-reload, uninstall, re-install with pulseaudio, killall pulseaudio, the sound setting output configuration, alsamixer enable/disable automute, alsamixer output selection. ...
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headphones not working in 13.10 after update on my AW m17x

My headphones is not work on my Alienware M17x after recent update from 13.04 to 13.10. In the Sound window no headphones option. H/W path Device Class Description ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sound buzzing noise problem on headphones when pavucontrol is disabled - Ubuntu 14.04

I have problem with buzzing noise sound on Ubuntu 14.04/Mint 17 when using headphones/speakers jack. Noise appears when I start play music from vlc, spotify, youtube on chrome or other media players ...
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Computer SOMETIMES recognizes when headphones are plugged in.

Whenever I plug my headphones into my computer's front headphone jack, I get a weird situation. Sometimes, the computer will recognize the headphones and work properly. But other times, the computer ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Headphones not detected in 13.10

I'm new to Ubuntu, running 13.10 on an Alienware M14x R2. The laptop comes with a "Intel Panther Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller" sound card (for which I couldn't find a Linux driver). ...
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headphones not working but external speakers working

I'm running ubuntu 13.10, and my headphones have randomly stopped working - sound plays from the laptop speakers when the headphones are unplugged, but no sound comes through the headphones. The ...
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Headset doesn't work at all in 13.10

So I fresh installed 13.10 and it seems fine enough as far as the lastest ubuntu goes, except my headset doesn't work (it plugs into headphone and mircophone). While on my machine the microphone ...
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No sound from Ubuntu 13.10 after selecting output

Hello I have headphones that I plug and unplug from time to time because I talk on Skype. When I unplugged my headphones from my keyboard there was no sound from my speakers while I was playing music. ...
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Logitech G930 under Ubuntu (Crackling noises)

I own the wireless headphone Logitech G930 and i have been using it under Windows without any problems. Unfortunately under Ubuntu (12.04 as well as 13.04) it has really poor audio quality: Crackling ...
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When I play music on my ubuntu 13.04 Dell XPS 13 FHD laptop the sound plays through the headphones and speakers at the same time

I tried the settings mention in this topic: Headphone jack not working? but with no luck. The first thing i tried was to edit analog-output-headphones.conf but when i did that, i could no longer play ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...