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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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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Microsoft headset randomly stops working

I have a Microsoft LX 3000 headset that normally works fine. But today it has started randomly failing, what i mean is it works for a few minutes on a fresh boot and then stops(and it disappears from ...
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Logitech H390 Headset not recognized Ubuntu 13.10

I am having issues getting my usb headset (Logitech H390) to work with my computer. I am using ubuntu 13.10. Here is the output from lsusb: nihil@nihil-GA-970A-DS3:~$ lsusb Bus 003 Device 003: ID ...
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Bluetooth headset not recognized in Ubuntu 13.10

I am using Samsung BHS3000IBECINU Bluetooth Headset with Ubuntu 13.10. But it's not being recognized as an audio device. Installing pavucontrol didn't work. How can I get my headset working?
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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 ...
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I dont have surround sound while playing games with Kraken 7.1

Just as the title said, I couldn't get it to work. I have calibrated the headset with Razer Synapse 2.0, chose 7.1 option in the mixer but nothing worked. When I play Ac IV Black Flag, the sound is ...
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USB Headset conflicts with Mouse [closed]

Well, I'm trying to use a plantronics headset, in ubuntu 13.10, the sound works fine, but the mouse start with a crazy behavior, missing clicks and things like that,(Seems that the mouse can operate ...
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USB Headset conflicts with Mouse

Well, I'm trying to use a plantronics headset, in ubuntu 13.10, the sound works fine, but the mouse start with a crazy behavior, missing clicks and things like that,(Seems that the mouse can operate ...
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Razer Kraken 7.1 calibration

I am planning on buying a headset for my pc and its either going to be the Razer Kraken Pro or the Razer Kraken 7.1. The thing is that the 7.1 is a usb headset has some software for mic calibrations ...
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Microphone noise and problems

First thing to say: I am not an expert on computer issues, I am just a regular user (a Windows former user just getting used to Ubuntu) OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Computer: ASUS X201E-DH01 Soundcard: HDA ...
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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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Changing sound device does nothing

I plugged in my USB headset, and selected it in the sound settings: but sounds still played through my laptop's built-in speakers. Nothing comes through the headset at all. It worked fine before I ...
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Xubuntu 13.10 bluetooth applet not working

I upgraded to Xubuntu 13.10 this morning. I am not able to get the bluetooth working on this version. Like in the question asked : Volume indicator problem The bluetooth indicator also gives a small ...
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How can I use my computer as a bluetooth handsfree? (hfp won't work)

I tried to connect to my computer for handsfree in my phone, but It doesn't work. I know there is an software named HFP that allows my computer to be used as a headset, but if I compile it, it just ...
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Mic Stops Working after awile

My Headset Giotech ex-05 stops working after 5 secs, ive used Pulse Audio and that Still dont work PLEASE HELP ME I Cant do YOUTUBE video ;(
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using A2DP and HSP in parallel

I have a bluetooth headset which works find in both A2DP and HSP. However when e.g. doing Skype calls I need explicitly switch to HSP mode in audio settings, otherwise the mic does not work. In HSP ...
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[Ubuntu]Turtle Beach X12 HeadSet Mic Not Working?

I did a lot of research, I had not luck. I can hear audio in my headset, but the mic is not detected. Here is my set up: Ubuntu 12.04 (64-BIT/x64) LTS Intel Celeron Processor (Dual-core) Realtek ...
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Awful sound quality in Razer Megalodon

I have a Razer Megalodon USB Headset that is producing extremely crackly sound in Ubuntu 13.04. I've generated an alsainfo file to try to find out what the problem is, and it seems it's only ...
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Headset Sound not Working [duplicate]

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a 64 bit Dell Machine. My speakers are working fine, but my headphone jack just isn't making any sound. I am dual-booting with Windows 7 using Grub as the boot-loader. The ...
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laptop speaker not working after using headset, ubuntu 13.04

I am using Ubuntu 13.04. Using dell Xps m1330. My laptop speakers were working until i use my headset. not laptop speakers are not working but headset is working. Can any one help please. Thanks ...
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Sound Blaster Tactic3d Rage Wireless USB headset not being recognized on 13.10

I'm completely new to using Ubuntu. I am currently running version 13.10, and noticed that my Wireless USB headset does not work at all. I've searched around for solutions, but none of them seem to ...
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USB Headset - Wireless not receiving audio

My speakers work great when I plug them into the green outlet in the back of my PC, however I have a wireless USB headset (2 years old). My question is: does anyone know of an app or term tool I can ...
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USB headset not working on skype on Xubuntu

I've experienced some issues using Skype on Xubuntu. When trying to make/ receive calls, I've noticed that there is no audio, and I'm not entirely sure if my mic is working either. The headset is 100% ...
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Sennheiser MM 400: How to use headset controls

I've successfully connected my Sennheiser MM400 bluetooth headset, and it's playing everything over them. Now I'm using spotify to listen to music, and I tought it would be nice to control spotify via ...
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Bluetooth usb adapter and headset paired but no sound

I want to be able to use a Bluetooth wireless headset as my audio out/in. The default install properly detects the presents of the new USB hardware and after going through the Bluetooth menu options, ...
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Is it possible to stream TV audio through mic input? [duplicate]

I have a gaming headset and use it with a few devices and am looking for a way to stream my audio through my pc from tv through the mic jack and then through the optical out. the system is detecting ...
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Trouble connecting bluetooth headset in HSP mode

Short description Being able to use my BT headset with A2DP, I'm unable to switch it to HSP/HFP to use the microphone which I need to e.g. make Skype calls. As soon as I switch it with Blueman, ...
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Can't connect the second bluetooth headset ( Ubuntu 13.04 64)

I upgraded from 12.04 and lost the ability to connect multiple bluetooth headsets to watch movies with my wife and not disturb the neighbours! Any headsets that connects the first will remain the ...
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Static background noise while using new headset Ubuntu 13.04

Today I bought a new gaming headset (Gx-Gaming Lychas), and when I tried to record some gameplay-comentary I noticed that there always is a static background noise, I just recorded an example so you ...
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No Sound in Headset when Ubuntu is installed

I have Windows 7 and Ubuntu 13.04 on my PC. Recently i upgraded from 12.10. My Ubuntu installation seem to mess with my Windows especially on sound front. My headset seem to be not working at all.When ...
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Why does bluetooth connect but not transmit any audio?

It connects, but then I don't get any audio in Pulse Audio or in Steam's mic settings. I don't understand why this is so hard. I can get it to work on my PS3 or mac with no trouble. I have a ...
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Accidentally disabled my Samsung HM1200 bluetooth headset and can't enable it again

So I was setting up my bluetooth headset to my Ubuntu 12.10 desktop just for kicks, and I made a mistake. In Sound Settings under the Output tab, I changed the "Mode:" to "off". The headset has now ...
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Configuring a 7.1 Surround Sound USB Headset?

I recently purchased G35 Surround Sound headset from Logitech. I would like to enable 7.1 surround sound for it, but haven't been able to find a method that works. It works correctly under Windows 7 ...
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Why does the bluetooth indicator not show?

Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit $ psg blue simon 2852 2713 0 15:15 ? 00:00:00 bluetooth-applet root 4143 1 0 15:17 ? 00:00:00 /usr/sbin/bluetoothd $ gsettings get ...
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Microphone not working with Steelseries 5HV2 Ubuntu 12.10

I have recently updated my Packard Bell Easynote LM-81 to Ubuntu 12.10 32-Bit. I tried to start a Skype conversation (installed from the software center, without problems), when I found that my ...
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arctic p311 bluetooth headset crappy sound

i connected my new arctic p311 bluetooth headset to my laptop. I can hear and speak as expected. But the sound quality of what i can hear is really bad. When i change audio hardware setup in phonon ...
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Non working microphone with smartphone headset

I plugged in my Samsung smartphone headset on my Lenovo Thinkpad W520 and although the sound that comes out from the earbuds works properly it seems that the microphone is not working at all.I looked ...
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Would this headset work with Ubuntu?

This one, by Rosewill. It doesn't mention Ubuntu/Linux compatibility, only Windows. Does anyone know if it works?
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How do I connect to my Bluetooth headset?

I have an ACER C7 Chromebook with Ubuntu 12.04 installed. Also I have two apps installed Bluetooth Manager and Bluetooth. I am trying to connect MEElectronics AF9-BK Air-Fi Stereo Bluetooth ...
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Plantronics Blackwire C220M microphone is not working

Using a full updated Ubuntu 12.10, my USB Plantronics Blackwire C220M headset's mic isn't working. I've plugged it in and the headphones started to work immediately but mic wasn't detected. Reboot ...
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My bluetooth headset is sizzle and no sound, I use 12.10

I use blueman and bluez, sometimes no sound, sometimes the headset is sizzle... Can anybody help me?
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Ubuntu wont recognize my wireless USB headset

I have bought logitech wireless headset, but for some reason, I can't choose it from the sound options. I tried live-cd, and there the headset was workin correctly. I also noticed, that i could also ...
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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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record sound from mic with headset

i have a headset attached with a microphone. All this on a single cable and when i plugged this into the headset jack, i can hear sound perfectly. I have another port for mic. But i dont want to use ...
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Bluetooth crahes on Ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

Since installing ubuntu 12.10 my bluetooth is acting up. as soon as I try to pair, the bluetooth applet crashes or the whole system freezes.. under 12.04 and 12.04.1 I had no problems whatsoever. ...
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Bluetooth headset without crystal clear sound

I've started using Kubuntu 12.04 1 week ago, and i'm having a little issue. I can connect my bluetooth headset without any problem, but the sound coming from the headset isn't crystal clear. I can ...
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No A2DP streaming audio from 12.04 to Bluetooth headset [duplicate]

I want to listen to streaming audio from Ubuntu using headset (Bose Bluetooth Headset Series 2). Although Bluetooth connection is established, I haven't been able to hear anything via the headset. How ...