So recently I was able to plug in my headphones to my Ubuntu 18.04 laptop, but now I am not getting any sound. I think it may because I did an apt install of "mono-complete", "xdotool" and "libappindicator3-0.1-cil-dev". I have purged all of these, and it still will not allow me to hear what is going on in my headphones. I am also using ubuntu-unity-desktop instead of the 18.04 default desktop as well.
Yes, I have checked if things are muted, autoremoved and cleaned apt-get, removed /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/*, did 'alsa force-reload', rebooted computer, removed ~/.conf ~/.pulse etc. that is already online.
Here is what /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/analog-output-headphones.conf looks like (after I tried editting it and rebooting): http://paste.debian.net/1048009/
Here is also what /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-mixer/paths/analog-output-headphones-2.conf looks like after editing and rebooting: http://paste.debian.net/1048010/
I do get a bunch of mentions in the ....paths/analog-output-headphones.conf about "mono". If "mono-complete" package is breaking pulseaudio, then I don't know how to get rid of it. Here is the
I was trying to use RemoteMouse, which required those packages to be installed, if that helps anyone.