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You can install and use Pulseaudio Volume Control. Go to the Ubuntu Software Centre and search for pavucontrol: Or use the following command in your cli: sudo apt-get install pavucontrol Now start pavucontrol from the Ubuntu Dash (not the sound icon): And select the desired output device under playback: Happy listening!
To have DVI sound coming through an HDMI adapter, you need to be using a DVI-D connector with a graphics card that supports transmitting audio over DVI. From Wikipedia: DVI-D devices output HDMI signals, many including audio, (examples: ATI 3000-series and NVIDIA GTX 200-series video cards), and some multimedia displays input that HDMI signal, ...
Wich softphone do you want to use? I use Yate VOIP software and on the preferences you can choose another device for ringing and answering your phone. So your music stays on the HDMI and your call is using your headset. You only have to mute the music by yourself. http://www.voip-info.org/wiki/view/YateClient
I had similar issue in Ubuntu Studio 14.04 LTS, running kernel version 3.13.0-43. I added an HDMI display (no sound capability) to my desktop as an addition to my older DVI monitor. Attempting to add the new screen from boot/power-on caused a system freeze. Attempts to add the HDMI display after boot via the Display applet under Settings Manager prompted ...
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