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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 Not Detected in Ubuntu

My headphones (3.5mm) are not detected by Ubuntu. I have Ubuntu 18.04 installed in my computer. I tried alsamixer to raise the level in the headphones, and also to un-mute them, but nothing worked. ...
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Audio problem after reboot: Headphone still works, but not builtin speakers

having a AIO-computer with intel sound and 18.04, I ran into a problem: Sound was working well, but after a crash reboot the internal (analog) speakers do not work anymore, while plugging in a ...
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Bluetooth headset is not recognising my Ubuntu desktop

I am having Xiaomi bluetooth audio receiver, generally when I connect my headset to any of the bluetooth device, an audio signal is gone saying "connected", says "disconnected" while it gets ...
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Bluetooth Headphones compatible with ubuntu 18.04 [closed]

Does anyone knows a list of compatible Bluetooth Headphones for Ubuntu 18.04
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On Ubuntu 18.04, internal speakers work while headphones have no output [duplicate]

I have a Dell Inspiron 14 3000 Series. I just installed Ubuntu 18.04 dual booted with Windows 10. The output of the speakers and headphones work just fine when booted to Windows 10, but when I boot ...
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One side of headset / headphone does not work in Ubuntu 18.04.1

When I connect my headset to my laptop running on Ubuntu 18.04.1, sound can only be heard from the right side. I have tried testing the speaker in the sound settings, which shows the same result. The ...
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Headphones reboot after no sound output Ubuntu 18 DELL Inspiron 14 7000

Inserting headphones in the boot state will work normally, but the headphones will not sound after restarting.
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Freak behiaviour of my laptop audio card

The audio card of my laptop sometimes works after boot and sometimes not. I even tried to plug into it the jack of my 90' stereo integrated amplifier or headphones and nothing changed in settings and ...
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ThinkPad e480 - can't play sound through headphones after booting to Windows then Ubuntu

I installed Windows 10 and Ubuntu in dual boot. Every time I enter Windows 10, the next time I boot Ubuntu, my headphone jack does not respond, that is, the sound only plays through the speaker. At ...
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How to capture audio in Ubuntu from a stereo device?

I have a stereo device on which I can play a casette tape (the old magnetic storage devices before CD's). I want to capure the audio from the stereo (from the headphone jack; the only possibility) and ...
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I can't hear anything from either my speaker or my headphones [closed]

I transferred from Windows 10 to Ubuntu 18.04 but I can't hear any audio out of my speaker or my headphones $ lspci 00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/...
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Ubuntu 18.10 suddenly stopped recognizing headphone jack

Suddenly Ubuntu stopped recognizing the headphone jack on my ThinkPad E480. It worked fine before, and it works fine when I boot into Windows. Only thing that I changed in the system is that I ...
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hsp/hfp doesn't work on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS with bluetooth headphones

I have bluetooth headphones with microphone. I can connect them to my PC, but when I want to change the sound profile to HSP/HFP they stop working (mic doesn't work and I can only hear static). If I ...
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Hello, my Ubuntu system has no sound

On my Ubuntu system I have no sound. My headset is a Logitech G430 with dual jacks for headphone and mike. I also have a USB adapter I use for it, I plug in the 2 jacks from the headset into the ...
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Can't find headphones, bluetooth seems working and finds other devices

I'm on Ubuntu 18.04. I bought a pair of bluetooth headphones (Sony WS-CH500) but I can't pair them with my pc because I can't find the device or connect it with its MAC address. It doesn't seem to be ...
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Want to record Audio output from phone to audacity through Aux Cable on laptop(with only one 3.5 mm jack)

I want to record sound output from phone in my laptop through an AUX cable. When I press record it is recording outside mic picked up by the internal microphone Instead I want to record the sound ...
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Ubuntu won't recognize my earbuds when connected to my monitor

I have a monitor which has a built in headphone jack so I can connect my earbuds there, in windows, the jack works perfectly but in ubuntu, it doesn't recognize them. Any way to fix this?
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Headphones always detected (plugged in) and no sound after BIOS reset itself

My laptop is Acer Predator Helios 500 PH517-51 Dual boot Windows 10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04 Laptop headphones jack always detected as plugged in. No sound in headphones. pavucontrol , alsamixer , ...
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Crackling/static in Discord with default audio output port (PulseAudio)

I installed Ubuntu 18.04 less than a week ago and 99% of what I need to work has been no problem. When I first installed Discord, from the instructions on their website, everything was fine. The Snap ...
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Switching sound output does nothing and “empty” alsamixer

So, I must have done something to mess this up and now I can't figure out what packages I need to purge, reinstall, or remove... First problem is: changing the selected device output does not ...
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Headphones not recognized when plugged in to the case

I'm quite new to Linux, but I want to use as my main OS, but I'm still facing an issue. I have a SennHeiser headphone, which works when it's plugged in the AUX IN port under Windows. Note, this is a ...
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No speakers available as soon as headphones are in Dell XPS 15

I am experiencing problems with the audio device on my Dell XPS 15. The differentiation between headphone jack and laptop speakers fails. When no headphones are plugged in the speakers work fine. When ...
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18.04 Realtek ACL898 jack detection

I am trying to get my headphones working with Kubuntu 18.04 on my laptop with a Realtek ACL898. Hardware I have three 3.5 mm jacks on my laptop, Line Out, Mic, and Headphones, in that order. The ...
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Sound from bluetooth headphones (airpods) only works for 1 second after connecting to Ubuntu 18.04

I've paired my Apple Airpods (bluetooth headphones) with my Ubuntu 18.04 installation running on my Lenovo Thinkpad Edge. Whenever I connect the sound plays for about 1 second then stops. Once this ...
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NO sound from front headphone jack

I'm faced with the issue that Ubuntu 18 is somehow now recognizing the front headphone jack: I tried a workaround using alsamixer to unmute my front headphone jack and turning the volume to full but ...
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No sound settings available + only one earbud working

I'm super new to Ubuntu so please forgive me if the answer is already explained elsewhere. I have tried using sudo apt-get install ubuntu-desktop but no change. (These are brand new earbuds, and also ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Poor Wi-FI when connected with Bluetooth Headphone

Whenever i connect my Bluetooth headphone in Ubuntu my Wi-fi starts to drop and slow down. But just by turning the bluetooth off the wi-fi connection gets normal again. How can I use the two normally? ...
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Headphones not playing any sound

I just swapped to ubuntu on a new computer, had it on an older computer but didn't use it all that much. When I plug in my headphones no sound is being played in them. The sound settings identify ...
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No sound with HDA Intel PCH - Ubuntu 18.04

I have recently dual booted my Samsung 300V5A - S0GIN laptop with ubuntu 18.04. I couldn't get audio over 3.5mm headphone jack. However, I have work USB headphones which works without a hitch. I ...
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Bluetooth transmitter for Ubuntu 18.04

I have just bought a bluetooth headphone "audio-technica ath-sr5bt" which supports aptx/sbc/aac codecs and I would like to listen my audio files and CDs from PC (with Ubuntu 18.04) with my new ...
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White noise from headphones in Ubuntu 18.04.1 on Dell XPS 13 9370

Whenever I plug in my headphones on my Dell XPS 9370 I hear a white hissing sound. Apparently, this was common in the XPS 9360 as well and can be fixed by setting the headphone mic volume to 10dB. $ ...
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No sound on Asus Zenbook UX430 with Ubuntu desktop 18.04

Recently I installed Ubuntu desktop 18.04.1 on my laptop along with Microsoft Windows 10. Everything works perfectly, until two or three times using Ubuntu, the sound completely went away. Meaning ...
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Headphones problem with Ubuntu 18.04 - no sound on them when it is plugged in

here`s another problem with the Dell Inspiron 3181 Chromebook. It was very hard to find a way to make its speakers work. Now, I have a problem with headphones. When I plugged in - the Volumecontrol ...
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Noise in headphones after sleep

Every time after sleep headphones start to make noise and I have to restart OS to fix it. What is the problem and How to fix it? Thanks. OS: Ubuntu 18.04.1
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USB-C headphones not working despite being listed as audio device

I have a laptop with a USB-C port to which I connected my USB-C earphones (earbuds from Google, not the Bluetooth ones). The device is correctly listed in the audio output channels, but selecting them ...
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Ubuntu 18.10 Headphones/Speakers “linked” (Speakers have no sound)

This is one of those "No Audio" problems i'm having with my old Toshiba NB500-108 netbook and it's essentially the problem described by the solution here, which means that if I unmute the "Headphones" ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 and 16.04 sound problem

I had initially dual booted Ubuntu 16.04 with kali linux.Then One day while watching a movie in ubuntu 16.4 the speakers went mute. However, when using kali linux speakers worked just fine. I searched ...
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Switch audio output from tray (headphone or speaker)

Installed Ubuntu 18.10 and I'm very happy. The only function i'm missing is quick switching audio output profiles of my soundcard. In tray menu only volume control is possible, therefore I tried ...
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Sound level does not change when increasing it

When I increase the sound it stays put at a low level and does not change. When going all the way down to mute it actually does mute the sound. The sound symbol on the screen shows an increase in ...
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Use a2dp profile to have headphones be used as input [duplicate]

I was wondering if it's possible to use my headphones+microphone just as a microphone using a2dp profile. I have problems using HSP because the quality of sound is very poor so i was thinking of ...
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Sound not coming from headphones on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Sound plays out of speakers fine but not headphones. Also plays out of speakers when the headphones are plugged in. Audio still works on windows 10.
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USB-C Audio (output in single ear)

I have a set of USB-C (Bose) headphones that work fine on other devices, but for some reason when using these on Ubuntu Budgie 18.04, only a single ear works. But any other device (not USB-C), stereo ...
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Sound only coming out one headphone in Ubuntu 18.10

Every few days, my sound will decide to only come out of the right headphone. I've tried with multiple different headphones, but the problem persists. This happens upon either rebooting or coming out ...
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Audio surround channels remixing

I use UbuntuStudio 18.04.1 LTS in a HP 250 G5 Laptop. This computer has only one analog stereo audio output connector (the normal "headphones" connector). When I play a surround audio source (more ...
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Remove Ubuntu noise/sound when unplugging headphone

Whenever I remove my earphones from the jack port on my laptop I hear a weird noise like a popping sound. If I keep doing it continuously, it seems to reduce the noise so I'm guessing there's ...
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Audio stopped working for headphone jack only

I'm not sure what changed, but suddenly I can't get any sound through my headphone jack. When I plug it in, Ubuntu detects it. When I mute and unmute, I can hear the noise floor change. Pavucontrol ...
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Bluedio T5s headphones with Ubuntu 18.04

I have had decent behaviour with Bluedio T4s headphones with Ubuntu via bluetooth, but am now using Bluedio T5s headphones and they are not working well via bluetooth. After making the bluetooth ...
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ASUS ROG G751JY headphones/external speakears are not recognized (JACK PORT ISSUE)

As a title says, I'm struggling with headphones, external speakers jack port. For some reason, whatever I plugin via jack port, it is not recognized. So far I was doing my best to fix this issue. I ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 doesn't recognize P2 Headphone

Some weeks ago, I tried to make Ubuntu detect and change the audio output automatically to my USB headphone once I plugged in. I found a tutorial telling me to edit the /etc/pulse/default.pa file, ...
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How to fix incorrect menu options for usb headphone handset?

When the Turtle Beach Z60 usb headphone handset is connected to the computer, it works out of the box. However, the audio menu shows 4 possible output profiles instead of the available 2: In fact, ...