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Sound comes out of my speakers even when headphones are plugged in [closed]

I was rocking out to a crazy remix with my headphones plugged in, and someone sitting next to me informed me that the music was also coming out of my speakers. How do I make it so that when I plug ...
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10answers
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Sound from both headphones and speakers

I guess this question already had the answer here but I can't find it. I'm using 12.04. Update: The problem is that I can hear the sound from my laptop's speakers even I plugged in my headphones. ...
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1answer
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Analog and digital audio output at the same time

My speakers use a digital input, but my headphones use an analog input. I have them both plugged in, and when I want to use the headphones I just turn off the speakers and switch on the headphones. ...
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1answer
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5.1 surround sound with three 3.5mm jacks

Having an issue with sound at the moment. I am trying to configure my 5.1 surround sound but it will only work on the Front left and Front right speakers. On the back of my motherboard I have 3x3.5mm ...
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restore speakers / headphones option

When I plug my headphones in after upgrading to ubuntu 12.04, it no longer mutes by speakers,and I also do not have a headphones output as I did previously. I recall having to go into a conf file and ...
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1answer
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How do I fix laptop speakers popping when no sound is playing?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 on a HP Pavilion dv6. About a week after setting up my dual-boot Win7/Ubuntu, my laptop speakers began a soft popping sound on roughly 5 second intervals. It's the damnedest ...
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3answers
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Getting the PC speaker to beep

There has been much written on getting the beep sound from Ubuntu releases over the years. Example: fixing the beep My needs are slightly different in that I do not want to ensure sound card beeps ...
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4answers
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Popping noise from laptop speakers

Recently the speakers have suddenly started to make popping noises every few seconds, although it can pause for irregular amounts of time. The sound is like that of when you plug/unplug headphones ...
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1answer
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Unexpectedly lost speaker output. Headphone output works fine [closed]

Yesterday when I opened my laptop I noticed that I no longer had sound from the built-in speakers. I carefully checked settings in Sound Preferences, and then dropped to shell and looked in ...
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2answers
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Speakers make tiny crackle noise every second, then trackpad stops working on a Dell Studio XPS 1640

So for the past few days, an issue has arisen that can't be ignored anymore with Ubuntu 12.04 on my Dell Studio XPS 1640 laptop. I've had 12.04 installed on it for months with no problems until ...
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1answer
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No sound by speaker in ubuntu 12.04, only by headphones (re installing, updating and in liveUSB without sound)

I installed Ubuntu 12.04 and the speakers don't work. Before I had 13.04 without problems about sounds. I re install ubuntu 12.04 and update, and also no sound, only by headphones. Also I tried by ...
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2answers
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Speakers and headphones at the same time when using a DV6-2170

I am on a HP Pavilion DV6-2170US, running 32-bit Ubuntu 12.10. When I plug in my headphones the speakers AND the headphones play sound at the same time. The speakers should stop playing and send all ...
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1answer
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Headset undetected when plugged in

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.04 in my machine which was running windows 7. I have been trying to configure the audio to work exactly as it used to work in Windows but never been able to do so. ...
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2answers
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Subwoofer problem in HP Envy

I bought a HP ENVY 6-1060ss, it has 2 front speakers and a built-in subwoofer. I can't get the subwoofer to work. I have looked around for answers, and found quite a lot, but still, nothing works. I ...
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6answers
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Sound plays from laptop speakers only even when headphones are connected

I'm using a Dell Vostro 1014 laptop with Ubuntu 11.10. From the time I had Ubuntu 9.04, sound comes from the laptop speakers only even when I plug in earphones or external speakers. Also, if an ...
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1answer
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Sound coming out from speaker and headphone on an Acer Aspire One Model 722

I am running Ubuntu 11.04 on Acer Aspire One Model 722. The problem is that sound keep coming out from the internal speaker even after plugging the headphone in. Now, I am a beginner in the Ubuntu AND ...
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3answers
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12.04 Speaker Static

Since upgrading to 12.04, I've been having issues with my speakers: They seem to be making an odd hissing noise (sort of like static) and they sound really tinny. Is anyone else having these ...
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1answer
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Bluetooth speaker: preferred mode “High fidelity playback” (A2DP) is not getting saved

I have a bluetooth speaker, Sony SRS-BTX300, which works in linux/ubuntu 13.04, but only after some fiddling. (Update Dec 2013: same problems remain in 13.10) I have to set the preferred bandwidth ...
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2answers
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Laptop built-in speakers not working on an HP 625

After I did a fresh install of 11.10 but keeping my home folder which was used for 11.04, my laptop speakers didnt work anymore. Sound from analog headset still works, but would like to use my ...
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1answer
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Analog stereo out on speakers and headphones

this sounds like a pretty dumb question but how can I get audio output on headphones and speakers? My motherboard is GA-G41M-Combo and doesn't seem to have any digital audio out, but 3 miniplugs ...
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1answer
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Sound out of the internal pc speaker

My problem is that on my system HP/DC7900, I have always the same sound like on my sound card on the internal PC speaker. I check all settings and don't find an option to disable the internal PC ...
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4answers
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When I plug in headphones, my speakers mute, but nothing comes from the headphones

When I plug in headphones, my speakers mute, but nothing comes from the headphones. Also, there is a weird red light coming from my headphone jack. I am on a Macbook from late 2007, and have Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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No audio through speakers but headphones work fine

1I recently bought a Dell Latitude E7440 laptop. It came with Windows 7 preinstalled and eveything works fine with it. But I'm planning to install Ubuntu 14.04 on it and when I boot from a USB stick, ...
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1answer
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No sound from external speakers/headphones (jack)

I've got constant problem, after instaling Ubuntu 13.10. I get no sound from the audio jack (speakers, headphones etc) but my internal speakers work right, playing sound as they should. Tried many ...
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1answer
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Speakers make noise while headphones are plugged in Ubuntu 13.04

everyone. I have a Lenovo Y400 with nvidia 750. Everytime I plug the headphones noise starts coming out through the speakers. If I stop playing music after some seconds the noise stops but when I play ...