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Headphones are a set of two speakers placed over the ears to hear sound from the computer without disturbing anyone else. Headphones are connected to a computer or other audio-playing device by a jack on the end of the headphone cord or wireless.

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Disable media buttons for Bluetooth headphone

I am using earbuds with Ubuntu 22.04. When putting it on my ears for use, touch clicks are triggered because the buds are so small. If I have a music player open, then it ends up in infinite loop of ...
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Wireless headphones can't use mic and audio at the same time

Whenever I connect my wireless earphones to my Ubuntu device, I am given 2 options in Output. Headset and handsfree. Handsfree sounds terrible, so I always use headset. But if I want to use the built-...
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The audio doesn't work

The audio doesn't work. Even if I connect headphones they don't work. I tried various things but none worked. I just can't hear anything.
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Headphone Jack Not Recognized and No Option Popup on Ubuntu 22.04

I'm encountering an issue with my Ubuntu installed my new system where the headphone jack is not recognized. Normally, when I plug in my headphones, I expect to see a popup window that allows me to ...
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How to re-enable Analog Audio Output?

I been using this forum for long time and never really needed to post my own questions since everytime I found useful and clever both questions and answers... Until now. I tried every possible line ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS lagging when connected with Sony WHX1000MX4

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS on my ThinkPad T470. When my Sony WHX1000MX4 Bluetooth headphones are connected to it, the whole system starts lagging and appears unstable. I also use a Logitech MX ...
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Firefox 122.0.1 ignores sound settings on Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS

As the title says, Firefox 122.0.1 will always ignore my sound settings on Ubuntu 20.04.5 LTS. If I have my headphones connected, in Chrome I can change the output device in the Ubuntu sound settings ...
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Ubuntu bluetooth connectivity problems?

I have tried this with Ubuntu 22.10 and 23.10. The output of uname -a is Linux linuxwkstation 6.6.16-060616-generic #202402051536 SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Mon Feb 5 21:11:50 UTC 2024 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 no sound on bluethoot headphones, but they show connected

I have "LE_WH-1000XM4 Sony" headphones and I'm using a "PowerGuard USB Dongle Bluetooth 5.0 Receiver Transmitter Mini Adapter" Bluetooth adapter to connect my headphones to Ubuntu ...
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USB microphone unavailable when Pavucontrol loopback works

I connected a USB microphone and analog headphones to laptop and I'm trying to record voice in Audacity. I want to hear other tracks in Audacity and my voice, so I'm using Pawucontrol. Using pacmd, I ...
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Combo jack's microphone detected but not working

I encounter an issue. I have a jack stereo headset/microphone plugged into a 4-pin 3.5mm (TRRS) jack on my laptop. The headphone stereo is working, but the headphone microphone is not working. Laptop ...
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Distorted sound and low volume on wired headphones on Ubuntu 23.10

The sound is low and distorted (as if it was clipped) when using any wired (mini-jack) headphones on Ubuntu 23.10. There's no problem when the sound is coming out of main speakers or bluetooth ...
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When choosen the same device for input (MIcrophone) and output (speaker) audio the quality of the speaker ist bad

i have the problem when i use the same devices (in my case a headset) as the microphone and the speaker, the audio quality of the speaker gets very bad. When I than switch the microphone to another ...
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Headphone with single 3.5mm jack Mic not working on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS

I have HP Pavilion 15-aw020ca Laptop with a single headphone connector meant for headphone with 3.5mm jack. I initially had problems with the headphone but after trying different things (based on my ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 Default Audio Output Device Not Respected

I have a setup with AUX speakers and USB headphones connected to my Ubuntu 23.10 machine. I can set the default audio output device to the headphones, and some apps, like Spotify, seem to respect this ...
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Trying to connect my Bluetooth headphone to my PC

I need help. Everything goes fine, but when I want to connect my Bluetooth headphone it won't let me connect or it connects for a second and disconnects itself and like I have tried to pair and trust ...
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Pipewire is not playing audio with Line Out profile

I'm having a problem keeping the speakers and headphones plugged into the PC. Although both audio profiles are shown and can be selected, the sound is not reproduced when switching from headphones to ...
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System sound is going to the microphone

I have been noticing this problem since I Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver), today I have Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS (Jammy Jellyfish), My notebook has a P3 connector for headphones/mic, and when I am watching ...
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Sound comes from speakers only when headphones are plugged

I have the weirdest behaviour on my new laptop (Huawei matebook 16s). After installing Kubuntu 22.04 the sound card got recognized. The weird behaviour is, when I play anything, no sound comes out of ...
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Replaced Windows 11 on my HP with Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS and noticed my headphones no long work

Replaced Windows 11 on my HP with Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS and noticed my headphones no longer play nor does it turn off the computer speaker off when the jack is inserted. Also With the headphones ...
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ubuntu 22.04 on Dell XPS 17 9730 (2023): Wired earbuds - speakers switching not working properly automatically or manually

I have ubuntu 22.04 on Dell XPS 17 9730 (2023). Output of uname -a is: Linux laptop-name 5.19.0-32-generic #33~22.04.1-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT_DYNAMIC Mon Jan 30 17:03:34 UTC 2 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/...
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My headphone on my Ubuntu is not working Asus gl503ge

thank you in advance for any help. I've just installed Ubuntu 22.04 LTS for work purposes. I installed it on a HDD disk that came with the computer, and everything works wonderfully. However, I've ...
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Bluetooth headset no sound Ubuntu 22.04 Qualcomm Atheros QCNFA765

I've been looking around for couple of days to find out why my bluetooth headset is not working. No luck to find the correct answer. I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 with all the latest updates on brand new ...
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Bluetooth headphones keep disconnecting when moveing laptop

I've recently installed the 22.04 LTS version on my Asus TUF laptop ( 11th Intel i7-11800 which recently had Win), but I am experiencing this weird problem with my Bluetooth headphones. They connect ...
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Bluetooth doesn't discover headphones nor other devices - Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS

I think i'm having some issues with my bluetooth driver. The following commands were ran: hciconfig -a hci0: Type: Primary Bus: USB BD Address: CC:47:40:81:CD:37 ACL MTU: 1021:6 SCO MTU: 255:...
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Headphones stopped working after enabling alsa

I'm pretty sure there's an easy solution to my problem, but I've looked around and can't find it. I'm running Ubuntu 22.04.3/Windows 10. Fresh reinstall and all has been well until tonight when I ...
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Alsamixer mutes Headphone gain everytime I reboot

Everytime Ubuntu startups, alsamixer looks like this: Image Nevertheless, the volume isn't zero, it's very very low, but not zero (because of the second knob, I think). The "Headphones" are ...
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Audio output devices only appear one after the other

I have a problem with audio out devices in my Ubuntu 22.04 laptop. My computer has one built-in speaker out and a jack port for headphones: when my headphones are disconnected, no audio device appears ...
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white noise when using bluetooth headphone

Ive tried all the solution suggested but still nothing helps besides reboot the system. I know that its Ubuntu issue cause when I use with android there are no issues, plus tried several applications ...
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Headphones work but laptop speakers do not on 22.04

I am under Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS. I am unable to make my laptop speakers work even though when I put headphones it does. On Windows (I have a dual-boot), the speakers work. Here are some information and ...
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Bluetooth headphones sound odd when enabling them as input

I am using Ubuntu 22.04 and have on-ears Bose headphones. If I connect the headphones via bluetooth to use them as output device (listen to music etc.) everything works fine. However as soon as I set ...
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Turtle beach headset not working what do I do?

I have a turtle beach headset. It’s connected via wired dongle found on pc. I tried out Ubuntu 22.04 (jammy Jellyfish) on my pc and installed it. (I also had this problem on Linux mint, Zorin os, and ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 not recognizing speaker of headphone

My laptop model was ROG M16 and my headset was Sony WH-1000XM5. Ubuntu was able to output audio through my headset, but did not recognize my headphone's speaker. I tried to add options snd-hda-intel ...
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Youtube video plays automatically when Bluetooth headphones switch

When my Bluetooth headphones are connected to both my laptop and my phone, and I am on a phone call, when the phone call ends, a Youtube video that was paused in a tab in my laptop's Chrome browser ...
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Microphone doesn't pick up sound on Asus Expertbook Ubuntu 23.04

I got a new laptop (Asus Expertbook) and recently installed 22.04 on it. I'm getting the audio set up now, but running into trouble. I'm not able to record sound or use any input. It plays audio just ...
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Bluetooth connection issue

I have a problem with my Bluetooth connection When I connect my earbuds (Soundcore life p3) it connects normally and detected as Headset, but it doesn't appear in the sound settings until I ...
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HP250 does not detect headphones

I recently acquired the HP 250 G9 laptop and installed Ubuntu 22.0.4 on it. However, I've encountered an issue where my headphones are not being automatically detected when I plug them in. To enable ...
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Ubuntu Bose QC 45

I have a pair of Bose QC 45 headphones. I am using Ubuntu 22.04 on my PC. I didn't originally have a Bluetooth adapter, so I bought a UGREEN CM390. It works great out of the box, I even tried it with ...
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Not reading headphones on bootup until reattaching the wire

I have dual boot on the same harddrive SSD (windows 11 and ubuntu ) No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS Release: 22.04 Codename: jammy ...
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Huawei FreeBuds 4i - cannot connect to Ubuntu 22.04

I am using ubuntu 22.04 and I am trying to pair it with my bluetooth headphones: huawei freebuds 4i. I have tried restarting pulseaudio and everything suggested here bluetoothctl > scan on or ...
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Earphone behave strangely? Need to replug or use overamplification :(

Laptop: Dell Inspiron 14 2-in-1 Earphone: Samsung AKG Type-C Ubuntu: Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS (jammy) Scenario 1: When I plug in the earphones, the sound switches from the laptop speaker to the earphones ...
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Linux CLI tool for testing audio

What are some CLI tools that I can use to output a constant sound from all my speakers? I'm trying to test my speakers (headphones) to make sure they're functional. It seems that if the wire is kinked ...
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ubuntu 22.04: Audio jack not working

I am running ubuntu 22.04 along with windows 11 in dual boot, audio jack is properly getting recognized in windows 11 but for some reason it is not recognized in ubuntu 22.04, speakers working fine in ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 LTS headphone jack randomly playing videos / audios

Whenever my earphones are connected and any video or audio player is paused in the background (mostly YouTube through web browser), it automatically resumes playing at random instances. This is very ...
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Cannot hear sound through headphone with Ubuntu 22.04 on certain machine

I installed Ubuntu on a Samsung T7 SSD (just "Linux to go"), and I have 2 machines (a laptop and a desktop both with Windows 10 on their SSDs). Linux kernel version: 5.19.0-50-generic, and ...
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Headphone "locks" sound

I have a Thinkpad X1 running Ubuntu 22.04 and a "ThinkPad Hybrid USB-C with USB-A Dock". If I insert a headphone into the jack, the sound will only come out of the headphones... I can't ...
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Headphones "locks" sound

I have a Thinkpad X1 running Ubuntu 22.04 and docking station. If I insert a headphone into the jack, the sound will only come out of the headphones... I can't select the speakers on the monitor. My ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - Bluetooth earbuds noise from time to time

I have Ubuntu 22.04 as my only OS, installed on a Lenovo IdeaPad 3. The topic is about my Redmi Buds 4 pro, a mid-range bluetooth earbuds from xiaomi, wich btw they don't have problems on other ...
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How to make desktop notification sounds play?

I'm still relatively new to linux in general, but I have tried everything that I could see/understand online to address this issue. The desktop notifications are not making any noise despite having ...
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Issue with Input Device Selection in Ubuntu 22.04.02 LTS

I am a new Ubuntu user and have been using Ubuntu 22.04.02 LTS as my operating system. First and foremost, I would like to express my gratitude for the exceptional work you have done in creating such ...
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