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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set 5.1 surround in the Sound Settings?

I have a logitech G35 headset which should allow even up to 7.1 dolby surround but the sound settings identify it as a stereo only device. I configured the /etc/pulse/daemon.conf by setting the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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sound from hdmi & headset at the same time

My build in audio plays sounds for both headset and HDMI, the HDMI control does not do anything, even so is there. I have try changing the alsa and some other stuff.
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...