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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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[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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Logitech Gaming Software on Linux

I have a pair of Logitech G930 and they work fine on Linux. I'd like to be able to see how much battery is left and, if possible, configure the programmable G-Keys. I tried to download and emulate ...
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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 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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Logitech bluetooth headset on ubuntu 14-04 connect but dont work

The device get connected and can be seen in the sound settings, but if checked it in sound settings it appears as non-checked at the next opening of sound settings....
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does the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange headset also work on linux?

I want to buy the Steelseries Siberia v2 Heat Orange, but I don't know if it also works on Ubunt 12.04 LTS. I couldnt find any ansewrs in the internet so far, so I'm asking now here. But steelseries ...
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How to connect a Samsung HM1100 bluetooth headset to the 14.04 bluetooth manager?

I am a young girl from Germany. My friend has just installed Xubunto 14.04 on my Dell Latitude 6400 laptop. I have a Samsung HM1100 bluetooth headset. I want to use it with applications like Skype. ...
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Problem with bluetooth connect A2DP on xfce

I bought Iogear GBU521W6 buetooth dongle. It is works fine on my Xubuntu 14.10 64bit. But when I try to conned A2DP with my bluetooth headphones - connection failed. I try on liveCD on Ubuntu 14.10 ...
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Wireless 2.4 ghz headphones

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 , before i used windows 7. I have MC-950 SPIDER headphones from Modecom. It's a wireless headset with wireless connection in the 2.4 Ghz technology. It seems like it's ...
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My headset is only recognized as a pair of headphones

According to the specs, my laptop has a Microphone-in/Headphone-out jack. I also have a headset, which works just fine as a headset when used with my phone. However, Ubuntu doesn't appear to ...
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Sound cuts out in Ubuntu 14.04

Hi Im very new to Ubuntu/Linux. Im on 14.04 LTS. When I start my PC the sound works for a few minutes and the drivers are seen in the sound settings page. After a few minutes the sound suddenly cuts ...
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Astro A40 wont work with Lubuntu

I have a pair of Astro A40s with Mixamp Pro. My laptop has Lubuntu. I switched my sound processing program to Alsa, and it recognizes Mixamp. The problem is that it does not push sound through. It's ...
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Kubuntu 14.04 Usb headset not working

I have a pair of Afterglow headphones that work fine on my ubuntu laptop but not my Kubuntu desktop. It's seen in cat /proc/asound/cards, but not lsusb. It shows up as a playback device under KDE ...
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Sades gaming Headset

I have a sades 7.1 surround sound gaming headset. It came with software to manage the surround sound and mic. How do I install the software from the disk onto my computer?
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14.04 USB Headset not recognized when plugged in

Logitech USB headset: isn't recognized (doesn't show up in the Sound Settings applet) when plugged in after the system boots. If it is plugged in at boot time, it is recognized, and can be removed ...
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How to set headset (Byte Corseca Bluetooth Headset) as default audio device?

Ubuntu 14.04, Dell Inspiron 15R. Dell Byte Corseca Bluetooth Headset (DM5710BT) This is how I always open Sound-settings, and manually set the headset as current audio device. Help me to ...