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Questions tagged [headphones]

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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Headphones are making a weird hisiing noise on Kubuntu 22.04 LTS

I have lookes around on reddit and forums but nothing seems to stop the hissing I'm hearing on my headphones and the bad audio from my speakers. Tried alsamixer and sudo echo 0 > /sys/module/...
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Issues with simultaneous connection: gamepad and headphones via bluetooth

I am running Ubuntu 22.04 and I want to do some gaming. I have connected my xbox one gamepad and my sennheiser headset as A2DP sink via bluetooth. However, the audio stream is unstable (the sound you ...
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Bluetooth headphones won't connect after last update involving pipewire

After my last update involving the libraries in the picture, my bluetooth headphones won't connect (the bluetooth mouse works fine). Here are the libraries: Now when I'm trying to connect the pc won'...
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Sound problem in acer swift 3 in ubuntu 20.04.4

I have installed ubuntu 20.04.4 recently in Acer Swift 3. But it can not detect headphones automatically. Everytime I have to select it manually. Also, when I am selecting headphone the microphone is ...
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Unable to connect headphones through bluetooth

The problem I'm unable to connect the surface earbuds to my computer on linux ubuntu 20.04 LTS. The hardware is fine, since it's working on my phone and on windows. The Bluetooth settings of linux ...
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Bluetooth headphones show as "not setup" and refuse to connect (22.04 LTS)

My system has a dual boot setup, with Windows 10 as one OS and Ubuntu as the other. Switching between the two, I have realized that I basically need to remove my Bluetooth headphones as a device and ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 - zero bass output on laptop speakers?

I'm running ubuntu 22.04 on my laptop. On windows, it had a relatively balanced output, but for some reason, there is literally 0 bass output on my speakers when running ubuntu. It sounds horrid. When ...
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How can i make my speaker become available when headphone plugged in?

I don't know why but when I plug my headphones into my laptop, I cant switch back to the speakers anymore. And when I check in pavucontrol the speaker is annotated as unavailable (as shown in the ...
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Remember output config when connected to Bluetooth

Everytime I connect to my bluetooth headphones I have to change the Sound > Output configs to High Fidelity Playback as the default is Headset Head Unit Is there a way where the changes I make ...
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Sound cuts out despite working sometimes, OS doesnt recognize the existence of PulseAudio but still refuses to let me download it

So I have been trying to fix this for about 24 hours and I am on the verge of pulling my hair out. Yesterday my laptop speakers started crackling out of nowhere which was shortly but not instantly ...
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Headphones stopped working after unplugging them during a game

I was playing a game on Wine and unplugged my headphones to show someone something and now when I plug it back no sound comes out, i tried logging out and restarting but there's not sound. The ...
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Headphone sudden loud noise on Ubuntu 20.04

When I'm using my headphones and listening or watching something on any browser at some point a loud noise starts to sound. This is not happening only while I use a browser, it happens too while using ...
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How can I override PulseAudio headphone device priorities?

I have multiple USB sound cards that are all used for specific applications. It use to be that pulseaudio would randomly pick one of these for the default device, but I've managed to use udev rules ...
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Static noise from earphones in my Ubuntu 20.04

My wired earphones are giving me static noise, I am writing this after I tried everything on this site and nothing worked. This involves: Using the famous pulseaudio -k option ( it just transfers the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 dosent recognize headset after reboot

Basically i rebooted my pc and boom there goes my sound. When i go into the settings it dosent recognize my headphone. I connected it via headphone jack. Reinstalled audio drivers, still nothing (...
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How do you set headphones as default in Ubuntu 20.04?

I'm using a Dell Precision 3560 and running Ubuntu 20.04. I have 2 monitors set up using a Dell D6000 Docking station. Anytime I unplug or replug in the Docking Station, it changes the input and ...
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Bluetooth range is very short on Ubuntu 20.04

I bought some bluetooth headphones (https://www.amazon.de/-/en/WF-XB700-Wireless-Headphones-Battery-Charging-Black/dp/B086LKXYMD/ref=sr_1_3?crid=2YO1HOFZ8NNU3&keywords=sony+wf-xb700&qid=...
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No sound on fresh install Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on Walmart's Gateway GWTC116 laptop. Originally Wi-Fi did not work, but I installed a driver. At first, the card was displayed as "Dummy Output" in ...
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Bluetooth Headphones Require Pairing Twice to Work

I notice that when I need to connect my Bluetooth headphones to my Xubuntu 20.04 laptop, I have to pair them twice in the Bluetooth Devices GUI. Similarly, if I want to connect via the command line, I ...
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How can I connect AirpodsPro with Ubuntu Linux 20.04

I need to connect my airpodsPro to Ubuntu for work and I can't seem to grasp the way through. I've tried with bredr, le, and dual options on the Bluetooth main conf. Any ideas? Thanks in advance!
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Having issues with audio quality when I play it through my Focusrite Audio Interface

Main Problem I have a USB audio interface (Focusrite Scarlett Solo 2nd-gen) for headphones. When I play audio through my audio interface, It sounds like a chip tune song or like an 80s video game. ...
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Headphones output is redirected to HDMI sound bar

Since this morning I have a very strange problem. I have Ubuntu 20.04 with mate installation, and an external monitor with a sound bar. Although I connect my headphones to my laptop, I still hear ...
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Ubuntu doesn't let me switch audio output devices

I'm using ubuntu 20.04. I've tried switching from line out to headphones from settings and pavucontrol. Neither works. I've a 4.0 surround sound system on line out, but I've tried stereo and that ...
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My bluetooth headphone aren't getting detected in ubuntu 20.04

I have Infinity Glide 510 Bluetooth headphones and when I try and connect them it does not even get detected by Ubuntu 20.04. I have tried everything, like putting the headphones into pairing mode, ...
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Ubuntu: BT headphones do not connect

I have a new pair of headphones. They are OneOdio Studio Wireless Y80B. The BT device on my Ubuntu machines sees the headphones and is able to pair with them. Blueman shows they are trusted. However, ...
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The microphone from my headphones doesn't work

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS and when I plug in my headphones it asks me if it is just for hearing or also using the microphone from the headphones. When selecting the second option the microphone ...
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Bluetooth headphones show as 'connected', but the audio doesn't work

I'm having this problem with my Bluetooth headphones, a Tronsmart Apollo Q10 to be exact. Basically I'm trying to connect to these headphones in Kubuntu (the latest version as of today), they appear ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Audio Totally broken. There's no sound and detects headphones all the time

I've a big problem. The sound of my pc has a lot of problems. My laptop detects headphones all the time even when there is nothing plugged in. Also doesn't make any sound when I tried to use '''...
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Galaxy Buds 2: Bluetooth pairing timeout Ubuntu 21.10

Whenever trying to pair my Galaxy Buds 2 Model SM-R177 in Ubuntu 21.10 the headphones will timeout. Two devices are listed. I try to use Bluez to add them via CLI and unfortunately this does resolve ...
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Enable audio output on both HDMI and headphone

I found a lot of questions about how to switch between HDMI and headphone outputs. Instead, on my Ubuntu 21.10 I need to output the audio on both of them. Under Settings > Sound > Output Device ...
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T15 Haylou bluetooth headphone is detected but failed to pair

I'm using a T15 Haylou headset which works easily with my Android phone and also works without any problem with Windows 10. But it's about a month I'm trying to connect it to my desktop PC which has ...
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Headphones detected even though unplugged

I don't rely on headphones, and it was a very long while since me using them, but yesterday I had a problem of sound getting muted, I found headphones detected, and after that the computer would ...
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Sound coming out from both speakers and headphones, and other issues

I just installed Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my Lenovo ideapad C340, i was plugging my earphones on the jack, and Ubuntu didn't recognize it. But when i play some music on spotify, my headphone works and the ...
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Bluetooth headphones randomly reconnect with worse sound quality

I've tried a few different headsets, so the problem seems to be for sure with Ubuntu. It plays fine for a while but then randomly disconnects. Sometimes it does reconnect by itself. However, on a re-...
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Combo headphone/microphone splitter does not work on Ubuntu 20.04, individually plugging in headphone or microphone does

So I can plug either my external lavalier microphone Boya By M1 or my headphones directly into my Dell G7 7588 laptop's single 3.5mm jack, and they both work. I purchased this microphone and headset ...
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Sound not working properly

I have an Honor Magicbook 14 view laptop, this device has 2 speakers on top and 2 speakers on the bottom (stereo), it was sold with windows 11, everything worked well on it (the problem is not with ...
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Audio Latency overall

Installed the "21" version of studio on an HP media desktop and tried using some programs with curious results. Having an audio latency issue that seems to be happening in more than one ...
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HSP/HFP profiles doesnt work on bluetooth headphones

I have conected a bluetooth headset (N35) to the computer in Ubuntu 21.10, and I can hear them fine with A2DP. But if I select HSP or HFP, they don't work, I can only hear a strange noise, and the ...
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Sound is very flaky on Dell Inspiron running 21.10

My Dell Inspiron 3501 is using the Cirrus Logic 8409 sound card. I did a fresh install of Kubuntu 21.10, and sound is very flaky. There does not seem to be a rhyme or reason when it works or not. ...
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Bose NC 700 headphones bluetooth problems

I have problems pairing my Bose NC 700 headphones on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS via bluetooth. Every time I turn them on, they continue to connect and disconnect and don't work. I need to go to the bluetooth ...
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No sound from speaker, the sound control shows headphone but no headphones connected. (Using pipewire for 1 month)

No sound from the speaker, the sound control shows headphones but no headphones connected. (Using pipewire for 1 month). Everything was working fine then suddenly this happened.
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Switch bluetooth audio profile on Kubuntu 21.10

When I use my bluetooth headphones with Zoom audio conferencing I want the HFP profile (Handsfree Head Unit) to be enabled so the mic will work. On Kubuntu 20.04 I could manually switch the profile ...
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Wired headphones don't produce sound while bluetooth ones do

I've installed Ubuntu (21.10 impish indri) recently but i noticed that the system doesn't have any sound with 3.5mm headphone jack, i tried a lot of the solutions online to no avail, but when i tried ...
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How to restore sound and microphone configuration Ubuntu 20.04

I was recently gifted a macbook with Ubuntu 20.04. In the beginning, the speakers were not working, but headphones would, and the microphone was functional. I attempted the solutions found online and ...
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Bose NC 700 HP right ear set not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I own Bose NC 700 HP headphones which I direct sound to from different machine via Bluetooth. When paired to Galaxy S9, both speakers work. When paired to Mac OS, both speakers work. However when ...
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Built in speaker work fine but earphone speaker not detected

I am using Ubuntu 20.04, kernel 5.11.0-44-generic. When I unplug my earphone, both mic and speaker work fine. When I plug in my earphone, the microphone from that earphone detected and work well. ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 bluetooth audio problems

So im using ubuntu desktop since oktober. I was already having problems back then but it wasn't as bad then. So first when i had installed 20.4 it had pulseaudio 13.99 it was shiity for calls. The ...
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Ubuntu detects speakers wrong

My laptop has 2 pairs of speakers. Ubuntu 21.10 detects them as "Speakers" and "Headphones". AlsaMixer Screenshot So, if I try to change the volume in the system, it changes only ...
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Headphones don't show up after rebooting

If I restart or fresh start my Ubuntu(20.04), my headphones don't function. Until I reconnect it by manually plugging it out and in, the sound comes from the laptop itself. The sound comes to the ...
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No Sound Dell XPS 17 (9700) Ubuntu 21.10

I had a problem with headphone mic not working and as I was trying different solutions a sound completely stopped working. First there was a "Dummy Output" and $pacmd list-cards 0 card(s) ...
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