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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Bluetooth headset gives error connection failed: blueman.bluez.errors.dbusfailederror: protocol not available

Everything works with Nokia BH-604. Jaybird X2 connects and after a few seconds disconnects. Both headsets work with Windows 8.1 in the same computer (dual boot). Using blueman-manager 2.0.4 I get the ...
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Bluetooth - Connection Failed: blueman.bluez.errors.DBusFailedError: Protocol Not available

first time posting a question - I've searched high and low for an answer. Trying to add a BlueParrott B-250XT+ bluetooth headset On a Thinkpad X230 tablet running Ubuntu 16.04 with its hardware ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't output sound to Bluetooth headphones

I'm trying to use mt SONY MDR-XB950BT headphones on Ubuntu 16.04 but not having any luck. I've managed to get them connected but it doesn't seem like I can actually listen to music/videos out of them. ...
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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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USB Headset Recording Quality is Awful

I'm trying to use a Creative HS-720 headset to record screencasts with RecordMyDesktop. I've selected the headset as input device in sound settings and put the input volume to max, but when I play ...
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Bluetooth headset Issue on 16.04

I have recently upgraded from 14.04 to 16.04. My bluetooth headset no longer works. I've spent the last few hours trying to diagnose the issue with no success. My bluetooth mouse still connects ok. ...
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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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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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Ubuntu 16.04 New/old bluetooth headset problem with sound

first sorry for my simple English. Now I try explain my problem: My bluetooth headset Philips SHB7150 not working (propably accu) and Philips service exchange it for new one. Now when I connect the ...
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Audio problem with headset

Plugging headphone in my notebook dell inspiron 14 special edition, the sound comes from one side of the phone, already tested other headphones to confirm that no problem with the headset, how to ...
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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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Using a 4-pin jack Headset on Ubuntu 16.04

I have a laptop on Ubuntu 16.04 and I can't use the microphone from my 4-pin jack headset. Here is what I get when I run lshw -c sound in the terminal (translated from French): *-multimedia:0 ...
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Microphone not working and headset not being detected on Dell Inspiron 3552 with preinstalled Ubuntu 14.04

Couple of weeks ago after restarting my dell inspiron 3552 my microphone was not working nor the headset. Before every time I plugged a headset a dialog appeared asking if it was a headset or ...
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Bose Soundlink II Headphones won't connect with Ubuntu 16.04

I've recently switched to using Ubuntu 16.04 on my XPS-15-9550 and so far everything is fine except I'm unable to connect my Bose Soundlink II headphones. I've read through various posts detailing ...
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A2DP and Bluetooth issue upon reconnecting

I have a pesky issue on Ubuntu 16.04 with my bluetooth adapter and my BT Headset (Bluedio). When I first pair the device with my PC the headset does works fine and I can listen to everything with A2DP ...
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headset Microsoft Lifechat LX-6000 not working

I am plugging in the above headset (with mic). It is being recognized as headset in ubuntu 14.04 LTS, but it is not working after all. I cannot hear any sound. The volume is turned on and sound is not ...
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ubuntu can not detect my Sony MDR-ZX330BT HEADSET bluetooth

my laptop can not detect my bluetooth HEADSET, i can detect others devices but not my headset.
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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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How can I fix my bluetooth headset problems?

I have tried to connect my Bluetooth headset to my computer, which is running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. It connects but it didn't appear in "sound settings". I tried sudo -i pactl load-module module-...
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Can't swith my bluetooth headset to A2DP by default

Every time I try to connect my bluetooth headset (SHB7150) the sound option is switched to HSP by default. If i try to change to A2DP, the sound config window switch and I cannot play any type of ...
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Razer Kraken Pro 7.1 headset on Ubuntu

I have a probelm. I was searching on Google and didn't appear any solutions. I have a Razer Kraken Pro 7.1 (USB) and it does not work on Ubuntu. Is there any solution for that?? I Will Wait for ...
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Can't get headset working with 1 plug

I am running Ubuntu 14.0.4 LTS i just bought a new headset but it uses 1 plug instead of two, i get sound but it doesnt detect a microphone, my old headset that broke worked fine with the 2 plugs. ...
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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 bits)...
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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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Surround sound with Pulseaduio

So, I got a 7.1 surround sound headset(USB) and whenever I go to pavucontrol I dont see a profile for 7.1 or 5.1 surround sound. Can anyone help me?
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Xinput - get button ID pressed on device

good day Question: I am trying to map (and eventually remap) buttons on my Logitech G930 Headset. I would like to record each button as it is pressed and map it. Could anyone guide me through this,...
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Headset disappeared when mode is changed on sound settings

I have a Steelseries headset that uses USB. On the sound settings, I just changed the mode to audio output and it disappeared from the list of outputs. How can I get it back?
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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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Multiple disconnection with IOGear GBU521 BCM20702A0

Since I moved from Fedora to Ubuntu, I have some troubles with the bluetooth. I have random disconnection with my headsets. I have 2 different brands & model : - Bluedio T2+ (Turbine 2 plus) - JVC ...
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32 bit software for voice in Secondlife

I've been unable to get my headset working in Secondlife. I have 14.04 ubuntu. I've installed gstreamer pkgs. Many i386 libs & pkgs, but no luck yet. I'm fairly ignorant about linux. Any easy to ...
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Need Help ~ Bluetooth Speakers and Bluetooth headsets are not connecting

I have installed Lubuntu 15.10(with latest update) in my ASUS x200MA laptop. When I tried to connect any Bluetooth Speakers and Bluetooth headsets then it is not connecting or pairing. I have done ...
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sound from speakers & headset at the same time

My build in audio plays sounds for both headset and speakers, the automute control does not do anything, even so is there. I have try changing the alsa and some other stuff like gnome-alsamixer.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: http://www.logitech.com/en-...
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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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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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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 ...