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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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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Why does my computer try to shut down when I plug in headphones?

Using Ubuntu 14.04LTS. Noticed that when I plug in headphones, a menu appears asking if I want to "lock, suspend, restart, or shut down." Is this normal? How do I fix this if it isn't normal?
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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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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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Headphones randomly turn off and music dies

I have been experiencing a strange problem with my Nokia BH-503 Bluetooth Headset. I will be listening to music or watching YouTube or something and Randomly the audio will just cut out and all videos ...
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Headphones not working on Alienware 17R2

I have an alienware 17 r2 with Ubuntu 15.04 installed. I have most drivers working however I can't seem to get an audio from headphones when I plug them in. The sound always seems to play only with ...
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No sound from Headphone Jack on an Asus G46vw

Suddenly my headphone jack has stopped working. I believe it happened after an update. It worked for a long time previously. I've searched everywhere looking for known issues before posting this, and ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Headphone not detected

I have exactly the same problem : No headphones audio in Alienware 15 laptop I also have an Alienware 15. Everything works great with Ubuntu 15.04 ... Except wifi and headphone ... There is no sound ...
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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 analog-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Headphones not working on Ubuntu 16.04 installed on Alienware 17 R3

I own a Sony MDR-XB450 headphones and it is not being detected. Sound keeps playing through external speakers Alsamixer gives the details as below Card: HDA Intel PCH Chip: Creative CA0132 I can mute/...
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No sound from Bluetooth headphones since Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

I have Nakamichi bluetooth headphones that have synced successfully with the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS OS on my computer. The playing mode even comes up as A2DP in the sound options. When you try to test sound ...
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No sound in headphones. After change in mixer no saved setting

Haven't sound at front output and have sound only rear side In mixer stand mute at headphones for default and no saved, after changes and reboot ProblemType: Bug DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04 Package: ...
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Default headphone device when plugging in unknown audio device

My laptop has a single mini-jack that handles both headphones and microphone in one port. Every time I plug in my headphones I get a dialogue asking me what kind of device I've plugged in. This ...
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Why is my audio device switching?

My computer keeps switching the audio device from "headphones" to "speakers", even though the headphones aren't plugged in. I rebooted the computer but the problem kept happening even while the ...
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Headphone on Ubuntu 15.10 stopped working

I have a Lenovo Thinkpad w541, and a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10. At the beginning the headphone was working ok, but after a couple of restarting it stopped working out of a sudden, although the ...
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Headphones problem

I have a problem and I can't find a solution. I was searching for 3 hours and still nothing. My front panel audio don't work. And when i plug headphones into back panel works only right headphone. ...
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Terminal command or script for audio to headphones

Is there any terminal command (or possibly a script) to make this GUI feature happen? I want to assign it to a keyboard shortcut. Even better (if possible,) I would like the system to always do ...
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Sound is played only in headphone but not through speakersin ubuntu 12.04

Yesterday i saw around 500plus updates in ubuntu one, i just selected update all. It was showing me aroung 500mb data is needed.I clicked ok. After all the updates complete i am not able to hear any ...
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Ubuntu 14.04. Headphones not playing any sound

I have an asus laptop. I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on it. The sound plays perfectly from the speakers, but the headphones don't play any sound. From what I saw, the headphones are recognized by ...
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Sound problem |Internal Speakers recognized as headphones

I have a laptop running Lubuntu 15.04. The problem is that my internal speakers are treated as headphones, and the volume of them is controlled by headphones bar at alsa. So if I plug headphones and ...
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Sound not working on Gigabyte X-99 Internal Audio

I am using a Chillblast Fusion Ares X99 desktop, with a Gigabyte GA-X99-Gaming 5 Intel X99 motherboard, using the "Onboard High Definition Audio". The sound works with no problems in Windows 7, but no ...
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15.04 - Can only hear sound through speakers if headphones are unplugged

Linux Newbie here... My motherboard is an MSI 870A-G54. Headphones and mic are plugged through the front of my case, speakers are plugged in the back straight into the line out jack. In the sound ...
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Sound through headphones but no sound through internal speakers

I recently installed Ubuntu 14.04. I am dual booting with windows 8.1. I am having the problem of only getting sound through headphones and not through my internal speakers in my laptop. When I go to ...
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Have to reapply settings via PulseAudio control every time I restart for headphones to work

When I installed Kubuntu 14.04 headphones didn't work. So I installed Pulseaudio Volume Control GUI app for KDE and I have to change where it says Built-in Audio Analogue Stereo to Headphones (...
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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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On reboot headphones 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 /etc/pulse/default....
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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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No way to get sound from rear audio ports when headphones (front) are connected

Whenever I have headphones connected in the front jack I'm unable to get sound from my rear ports (this means that the only way to switch audio device is to physically remove the headphones before ...
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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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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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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 (e.g....
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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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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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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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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 (...