At the beginning my headphones didn't work. In Settings/Sound the only output device is the pair of speakers. After having tried certain commands related to another question I have installed pavucontrol but now my headphones work in parallel with the speakers. Maybe pavucontrol is not the best idea but I don't know.

I would like to have my headphones behave correctly i.e. when I insert the jack the audio is switched from the speakers to the headphones.

How can I fix this problem?

My ubuntu version is 20.10.


For this kind of problem a stereo male jack adapter is mandatory. In this way Ubuntu should recognize headphones/headsets.

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