Headsets are a combination of headphones and at least one microphone. Includes wired (analog or USB) as well as wireless or Bluetooth headsets.

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Headset bluetooth scanned as unknown on Ubuntu 14.04

I got bluetooth headset some days ago and since then I've tried to pair it with my notebook that contains Ubuntu 14.04 installed on it, but it hasn't worked so far. In order to pair it I tried blueman ...
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bluetooth headset problem (Ausdom m04 with bluetooth 4.0)

I have a bluetooth headset (Ausdom m04). At first, I couldn't set up the device as the laptop couldn't find the device. Then, after a couple of hours, I managed to connect it but there was no sound. ...
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Bluetooth Headset Connected But Does Not Work / “module-bluetooth-discover” fails

I have a bluetooth headset that connects, but does not work. It shows up in devices and in Sound Settings. However, it cannot be selected in Sound Settings. It is also shown as connected in Bluetooth ...
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How can I set audio output to my remote headset in stereo? (It only works in MONO by setting output as 1.1 root hub analog mono.)

I have a Rii Mini i28 remote keyboard/mouse with a headphone jack. This device uses a USB dongle, which is plugged into an old Dell Inspiron 1525 running 32 bit Xubuntu. (It's salvaged to be my ...
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Splitting front/rear audio ports

I have a headset connected to the front panel and speakers connected to my rear panel (stationary computer). I want to be able to play audio either from the speakers or the headset, but none at the ...
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How to get bluetooth headset to work as normal? I.e., play audio & record microphone for calls

How can I get my bluetooth headset to work as normal? I would like to be able to play audio and record sound for video calls. I would like it to work similar to using a bluetooth on an android phone. ...
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Ubuntu 14.04.03 Screen dims when I plug in headset and system starts dimmed

Maybe these two are connected, so I made one question. My laptop is Dell 3542 (Inspiron 15 3000 Series) with Intel Pentium, 4GB RAM, kernel is 3.19.0-43-generic #49~14.04.1-Ubuntu SMP. When this ...
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Gioteck EX-0S Headset on Linux

I have a Gioteck EX-05 Wired Headset. After a fair ammount of searching and attempting a few things, I have not yet managed to get my headset to work with Ubuntu. Does anyone have any experience ...
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Bluetooth headphone is not working in Ubuntu 15.10

I just migrated from Ubuntu 15.04 64bit to 15.10 64bit version. In the updated system my existing SONY bluetooth Headset (model: MDR-ZX550BN) is not supporting. Though it was added as a new bluetooth ...
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Logitech g430 headset input sound (mic) doesn't work

On Windows I had software to manage surraund sound and mic which is not available on Linux. However I managed to fix sound and that works well. However mic doesn't work at all. I cannot input any ...
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Sound fluctuates wildly back and forth as sound device rapidly appears and disapears

So earlier I tried to add a bluetooth device. Didn't work. I think the drivers are in the next kernel release or something. In the meantime, I've got this problem where the bluetooth device appears ...
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Bluetooth headset: tried three, none of them works with Ubuntu 14.04 or LMint

I decided last week that I want to have a Bluetooth headset to make skype calls. I tried three different models already, now the third one, the JBL is the only one which gives me the Sound options. I ...
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Bluetooth headset with poor sound quality on Ubuntu

I've bought a Philips SHB4000 headset (phone+mic) wireless (bluetooth) and It has a good quality when I pear it with my phone or PC Windows but when I pear it with the same PC on Ubuntu (14.10 64 ...
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Bh-proht headset Ubuntu 14.04LTS Bluetooth Issues- 1/05/2016! Still not working! [duplicate]

01/05/2016 Greetings is their anyone out their that can explain why my Bluetooth headset does not work with any ubuntu device using pulse audio.. Still experiencing the same problem.. I have decided ...
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Logitech H600 mic not working, Ubuntu 15.04

I just got the H600. The audio output works fine, however I can't get the mic to work. When I check the sound settings, "Microphone H600[Wireless Headset]" is listed as the source. The input level ...
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does ASUS HS-W1 headset work on linux

i would like to know if some one has the new ASUS HS-W1 Headphones and if yes do they work on Ubuntu, because I've tried to find everywhere but didn't find the answer
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Samsung headphones' microphone not recognised on Macbook Pro

I have those headphones provided with most Samsung phones. I wanted to use the microphone that is on these headphones, but when plugged in, only the output device is displayed in the "Sounds" ...
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Cant select my bluetooth headset

I have laptop with Ubuntu 14.04 and I am having problems with my blue-tooth headset. I paired it just fine, go to the sound settings, I can see it, but when I click on it but I cant select it, the ...
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Why is my Bluetooth headset not working now?

I have an FSL Zero Bluetooth headset which was working fine with Ubuntu until a recent update. I'm on Ubuntu 15.04. The headset is recognised as a Bluetooth device and gets connected but doesn't ...
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Bose comfort 3 doesnt work at all with ubuntu 14.04?

I have no idea why cant I hear anything when i connect my Bose comfort 3 headphones. What option should I choose and why cant it detect automatically?. Is there a script? Thanks in advance. ...
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USB Headset not working propperly

I am using a USB Headset on ubuntu 14.10. The problem is that when I go to sound settings and test sound, if I click on front left I don't hear anything. But when I click on front right I hear front ...
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set volume with usb headset

I have a usb headset. It works great but I can't change the volume using the normal volume control (in the system tray). I have found a way to change its volume through pulseaudio volume control: I ...
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Problem with headset communication

Can I use headset only for communication with skype? I want to hear skype on headphones, but other sounds (youtube for example) on speakers. Is this possible?
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USB Headphones causing delay in game

I've been trying to figure out why my Counter Strike GO has had sound delay when shooting things. I eventually figured it out today and it's down to my USB headset. When I play the sound on my ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 doesn't recognize the micro on my headset

Today i bought a new Headset("Sharkoon Rush ER1 Gaming Headset") and there is a problem. Unfortunately the operating system takes the default micro from my laptop and not the micro from the headset. ...
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bluetooth headset video and audio out of sync

i have noticed that when playing videos online that when i press pause the audio plays about a second longer. as a result the video and the audio is out of sync. using the same headset on android ...
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Audio Lag/Delay with USB Headset

I own the Corsair Vengeance 1500V2 USB Headset and I like them quite a lot. I have recently switched back to Linux by installing Ubuntu 15.04 64-bit. Everything is fine expect from some audio ...
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Can't get USB microphone to be recognized

I'm using Kubuntu 14.04, and I'm having trouble getting the microphone on my headset to be recognized. The speakers portion of the headset works fine, and both parts work fine on a Windows machine. ...
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How to prevent a Bluetooth headset to autoconnect without disabling Bluetooth?

I have Xubuntu 14.10, with the package pulseaudio-module-bluetooth installed, which works fine with my Bluetooth headset. I find annoying though, that the headset is automatically connected to the ...
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USB Headset Speedlink Medusa NX not detacted

Hello you charming GNU/Linux users out there! I bought myself a new USB Headset - Speedlink Medusa NX, which has its own soundcard, but it won't be detected. I tryed to select it with alsamixer but ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 Lenovo g580 single jack headset mic not working!

I have a Lenovo g580 laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 and this is the first time that I need to use the microphone and have a single jack headset that I would like to use. But I just realized that it's not ...
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How to prevent USB headset buttons to kill the mouse click handler?

I am running Xubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo W530. The other day we received brand new Plantronics Blackwire C420 headsets. After a short while I realized that something was strange - and I nailed it ...
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Can't get surround sound working on Logitech G340 Headset [Ubuntu 14.04]

Havn't really tried installing any drivers or anything yet, they worked out of the box except for the 7.1 surround sound. Just wondering if anyone here had any ideas before i start installing drivers ...
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Why won't my USB headset show up in `lsusb` or `dmesg`?

I was given a Turtle Beach XL1 headset for Christmas. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get it to work. On the Windows machine I tried it on, you plug in the USB cable and it works. Not much setup ...
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Software for Plantronics Gamecom 788 Headset [duplicate]

I have a Plantronics Gamecom 788 7.1 emulated surround sound headset, and I'm trying to find out if anyone knows if there is a way to make this work in Ubuntu. Plantronics has the software for Windows ...
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How to install wireless headset Vengeance 2100

I have no clue on how to install the headset vengeance 2100, this is the website for reference: http://www.corsair.com/en/vengeance-2100-dolby-7-1-wireless-gaming-headset The headset has a usb ...
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Headset appearing as only input, tried so many things to fix and out of ideas. ubuntu 14.04

I have searched googled for a very long time, I am about ready to start pulling my hair out. I have headset with built in mic, no matter what USB port I use it only shows as a Mic in Sound Settings ...
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Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 Drivers?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I want to use my new Roccat Kave XTD 5.1. The CD installation doesn't content Linux drivers, and I can't find any drivers in the additional drivers panel of Ubuntu. Also, ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 - PulseAudio / ALSA will not work with USB headset

Being relatively new to Linux, I just shot for Xubuntu. I had to reformat yesterday, because I somehow nuked it in my tired adventures. Ever since then, I haven't been able to get my USB audio ...
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How to keep my logitech headset configuration persistent?

I have a Logitech H390 usb headset. I plugged it into my laptop with KUbuntu 14.04. It took some work to have Ubuntu recognize it correctly, but eventually it did. However every time I ...
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Headphones with built-in mic

I have headphones that appear to have some kind of built-in mic, as well as a volume control and small button that may or may not control said mic. My machine has a headphone jack and a mic jack. When ...
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Audio Works Only When Microphone Does Not- Issue with Headset

I recently bought a Plantronics .Audio 655 USB Multimedia Headset. I downloaded the necessary updates for the headset on a Windows computer. The headset worked well on that computer, as both the ...
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Headset Mic not working on Desktop

I have Philips SHE 3575 Wired Headset. The headphones are working fine. But there is only one jack, and the mic is not working. The options I see in Sound->Input are Rear Microphone and Front ...
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Slight sound “crackle/pop” in 14.04

I have a slight sort of crackling noise coming through my headset when I play, well, anything. It doesn't seem to happen if I just open a youtube video and let it play, not touching ANYTHING else. But ...
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No sound on USB headset. How to manage soundcards and audio devices?

I had a fresh reinstall of Lubuntu 13.10 and my USB headset seems to be not working. I looked for solutions in some forums, but these didn't work for me. My headset is a Genius Wire Gaming headset. ...
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I want to use Ubuntu, but I have some issues with hardware peripherals

I'm really interested in Ubuntu, but I've always run into a constant blockade that prevents me from moving forward; lack of driver support for the devices I use. Below is my current mouse and headset, ...
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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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how to prevent output volume popping back to 100%

The output volume in Ubuntu normally can go up to 100% unamplified. It is possible to go beyond this to amplified levels using settings in the interface of gnome-control-center sound. However, when a ...
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Headset mic not being used

I have an ASUS 1015E laptop that has a single 3.5mm audio combo port for both mic and headphone (TRRS connector plugs go in there). So I use headsets that come in a single wire which has both ...