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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5.1 Headset not being recognized

I have a 5.1 Surround Headset (Speedlink Medusa NX) which is plugged in to my 7.1 (I think) Onboard Sound card. The Headset does have a USB plug, but I think that one is only used for getting ...
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Why did my Bluetooth headset disappear from Sound Settings and how can I get it back?

Kind of similar to this, I paired my Bluetooth headset (Turtle Beach Ear Force PX5) in Ubuntu and it at first showed up in "Sound Settings" after pairing. It was not initially working, so I started ...
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Getting my USB headset to work with ChrUbuntu kernel

I just want to make an audio call on my brand new Ubuntu 12.04 ChruBuntu kernel from my Chromebox. For that purpose, I am trying to use 2 devices: A logitech headset H555: ...
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sound settings only show mono or stereo output for usb headset that is able to play 5.1 surround

I have a logitech G35 headset which should allow even up to 7.1 dolby surround but the sound settings, the pulse volume control and the alsa mixer all identify it as a stereo only device. I ...
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Crash after plugging in the Logitech H600 wireless transmitter

I recently bought the Logitech H600 Wireless Headset. When I plug in the USB wireless transmitter, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS crashes. How does that come and what do you suggest me to do? Same problem here, ...
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Scrambled video when using Logitech USB headset

When I make a Skype video call and the Logitech USB headset is selected as sound device, the video is scrambled. It normalizes even during the call as soon as I select the built-in sound device. Is ...
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Installed 12.04 and my head set mic is not recognized

The mic was recognized in the earlier version and I was able to use it. But after the upgrade, I have not been able to use my head set mic. I went to the sound settings for input and it is not listed ...
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Logitech USB headset not working on 12.04

I've looked around for answers to this question, But none of them seem to work for my particular problem. Obviously my USB headset isn't working, But I might as well share the scenario. I am running ...
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Speaker and headset problem

After installing 12.04, the headphone plug no longer mutes my external speakers. -Sound settings - Analog Output - Analog Stereo Duplex Mode - Test Sound Left Front sounds thru Left external ...
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Strange Issue! Red light coming out from Headset jack

It is a very strange issue. This issue exists since I use ubuntu. In ubuntu 10.10,11.04, 11.10 and even in the latest beta of 12.04 has this issue. The jack has red light light coming out. Although ...
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Sennheiser MM450-X Bluetooth headset connected but not working

Sennheiser MM450-X Bluetooth headset gets recognized out of the box in Ubuntu 12.04 beta 64-bit. I used this workaround to get past the reconnection problem: Issues with Bluetooth Connections in 11.10 ...
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No sound devices listed under hardware, no sound (one user account specific problem)

Update: Loged in as guest and all works as charm. Using my account (administrator) nothing works and i am not able to locate advanced user management options :( First of all - I use USB headset. ...
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How to fix my USB headset microphone (works for one second then input stops working)

I am using a Plantronics Headset via USB. This worked flawlessly for a long time. Now the microphone works for about 1 or 2 seconds when plugged in and then stops working. The hardware is alright ...
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Unable to record with my headset on LiveMocha.com using and Flash 11

When I try to use headset on LiveMocha.com to record feedback all I hear when I listen to my recording is white noise. I know my headset is generally working because I'm able to use the Sound ...
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No sound from LifeChat LX-3000 Headset [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: No sound from Microsoft LifeChat LX-3000 headphones I have had this headset for a while now, and it works great on PC, but when I plugged it into my computer using ...
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Bluetooth recognized but cannot establish connection on Lenovo G460 laptop [closed]

/ I have a lenovo G460 laptop. After enabling bluetooth in my system, it does recognize my bluetooth headset. Pairing status also shows YES but connection status always shows as OFF Please help me ...
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How do I get my Turtle Beach Ear Force Z1's to work? [closed]

I recently deleted windows and installed Ubuntu and now when I try to use skype (or any other app) my mic does not want to pick up my voice. I tried fixing the issue in the system settings but when I ...
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Issues with Bluetooth Connections in 11.10

I'm having a couple of issues that I did not have in 11.04 or 10.10. The first issue involves connecting to my bluetooth headset. I am able to successfully pair and connect to my Samsung headset for ...
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Using your laptop as loudspeaker for your mobile

I'm thinking on how to use my laptop running Ubuntu (with its loudspeakers) as "headset" for my Android mobile. For instance: I listen to some music on my mobile and I want to connect my laptop as a ...
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USB Headset Output Suddenly Stopped

I have been using my USB Headset with no problems up to about a week ago. Ubuntu registers that the device is plugged in and I can select it in the sound menu for output or in PulseAudio Volume ...
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How to have sound go to a usb mono headset? [closed]

I have a new usb mono headset. I want to know how to make all of the sound go to the mono headset...I already set that up for Skype but other than that, it goes to the speakers instead of the headset. ...
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How can I get my bluetooth headset's microphone working? [closed]

I have a Neurosky Mindset that doubles as a bluetooth headset. Bluetooth picks up the device fine and I have audio working. In sound preferences for input devices the headset isn't listed so I'm ...
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Logitech USB Headset not working

When I plug my USB headset in, it does not appear as hardware device within the sound preferences. However, it is present in lsusb: Bus 003 Device 002: ID 046d:0a14 Logitech, Inc. It works fine in ...
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Sound over bluetooth to transit to several blueooth headsets [closed]

I would like to watch movies using Ubuntu PC, and use a bluetooth USB adapter (it's a desktop PC) as the sound output. Then if two or more people come, they can connect with their stereo bluetooth ...
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Problem with skype and usb headset

I have a problem trying to use my Senheisser USB headset with Skype, if I set my default output in my Sound Preferences to use my USB headset I hear everything in my PC through them including Skype ...
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How can I automatically switch to USB headset when plugged in?

Whenever I plugged in my old audio jack headset, sound was immediately diverted from my speakers to the headset speakers, and the microphone was immediately available. When I plug in my new USB ...
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Is it possible to use a bluetooth-enabled phone as handset?

I'd like to use my mobile phone (Nokia E71) as a handset for incoming calls in Skype/Empathy. I know this basically means that I have to configure it as a PulseAudio device, but I wasn't able to do ...
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Redirect only Skype audio to Bluetooth?

I have bluetooth headset Nokia BH-104 and bluetooth on my laptop. How can i set, that all sound from skype I can listen on headset, and all other sounds (not from skype) i can listen from laptop?
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How can I make usual phone calls using a connected mobile phone?

I have Ubuntu 10.04 installed as a desktop OS and a Symbian-based smartphone (Nokia N79). How can I use my desktop system with a headset to make and receive usual mobile phone calls using a connected ...
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Buttons on my bluetooth headset aren't working

I have noticed, that although my "Bluetooth Headset" works perfectly fine, buttons on it, like Previous, Next, Play etc do not. Why is that?