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How can I switch from speaker to headphones automatically? [duplicate]

I have a computer with a front panel audio jack, and a screen with built-in speakers, connected with an hdmi cable. What can I do to make my computer switch to headphones automatically when they are ...
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Shortcut to switch between Analog Stereo output & HDMI audio output

To switch to HDMI audio output (of monitor) and back to normal audio output from system audio jack (for headphones, as my monitor doesn't have audio out), I find myself opening up sound preferences ...
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Switching to HDMI Audio when HDMI is plugged into a laptop (14.04)

I'm trying to get my laptop to switch the audio to HDMI when it's plugged in, and back to standard analog when it's removed. I set up a udev rule to trigger a script to perform the switching, ...
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Set HDMI sound output automatically on connect/disconnect

I have a dual screen setup on my laptop (using 12.04 LTS) using a HDMI connected display. Everything works fine, but everytime I connect/disconnect the cable I have to go to Sound preferences and ...
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Auto-switch audio to HDMI when HDMI monitor/receiver plugged into laptop

I have a laptop with an HDMI port. While we're homeless and staying with friends I've been plugging it into their surround sound receiver with an HDMI cable. To get sound working I have to open up the ...
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18.04 Sound Through hdmi

I have had an issue with sound ever since I installed Ubuntu. On boot up I can select HDMI sound and it works, when the monitor sleeps one of two things happen. Either the sound reverts to another ...
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ubuntu 16.04 sound problem:unreliable hdmi output

a weird sound problem appeared after a do-release-upgrade (14.04 -> 16.04): After upgrade, sound output through HDMI/pulseaudio (which used to work just fine before) works erratically: sometimes there'...
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How to set default speaker to hdmi device? Ubuntu 17.10

My desktop has a built-in speaker inside the tower, and it's connected to my monitor via HDMI. It's really annoying that the system defaults the speaker to the built-in one and I have to manually ...
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Internal Speakers not Working

I have had trouble with these speakers since installing Ubuntu. I dual-boot Ubuntu with Windows 10. The speakers are, on the Windows boot, managed by the pre-installed Bang and Olufsen audio manager....
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Ubuntu 15.10: Set HDMI sound automatically on connect/disconnect

I've read on this SO question: Set HDMI sound output automatically on connect/disconnect But it does not work. Using pactl set-card-profile 0 output:hdmi-stereo does not work on terminal even though ...