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How to disable particular audio jack in debian?

I have recently dual booted Windows and Debian based Kali Linux. I have a faulty front panel audio jack. This causes the speakers to instantly disconnect and reconnect over and over again, which ...
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External audio device goes to sleep if no audio is sent from Windows every few seconds

I have an external Bluetooth audio device (UE Boom) that I have connected to my Windows 11 PC through the auxiliary headphone jack (NOT BLUETOOTH). As long as the PC is sending continous audio to the ...
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Right side of earphone not working when using Splitter?

I'm using earphones which has mic and left/right dual audio support, and it works fine on pc when plugged in direct port (I'm able to hear both left and right audio clearly) so if I want to use ...
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Is it possible to use a microphone that is plugged into the headphone jack of a Lenovo X230?

Usually, I have a doc. station, but currently I'm abroad and forgot it. The day after tomorrow I have a very important meeting, but can't connect my microphone. I tried to plugging it into a headphone ...
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How to do transmission and reception using aux cable when it configured as line-in?

Setup I am using : on transmitted end, a laptop is connected to mobile phone using TRS aux cable in the headphone jacks of both and same in the reception side also. now, I calling from one end to send ...
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How to check if a jack port is CTIA or OMTP?

I tried running lshw but I see nothing related to the answer. And I checked using cat /dev/input/event21 that plugging and unplugging a headset results in bytes being written there. *-input:10 ...
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Is connecting 3-pin audio jack to 4-pin slot safe?

I have bought a new headset that has a 3-pin audio jack port. The cable that came with it has 3-pin audio jack 3.5 (I think its also called AUX?) on both sides. Would it be safe to plug it into 4-pin ...
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How to record sound coming through left and right channels in a 3.5mm cable in a laptop(Windows)

I want to record sound which is coming from another PC though output(3.5mm jack). I don't want to externally join left or right channels to the microphone slot in the 3.5 mm cable. In the receiver ...
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Volume keys keep adjusting speakers instead of plugged-in headphones

In Windows 7 when I have headphones plugged in they disconnect the laptop speakers and become the default playback device. However, when I subsequently use the keyboard's volume keys, Windows ignores ...
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How to disable inline headphone controls on Windows 10/11

I have a pair of (3.5mm) headphones that work fine but send erroneous headphone control signals (i.e. raising and lowering the volume, skipping/pausing). Personally, I never use inline headphone ...
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Is it it possible to send an A/V receiver commands via a USB cable to a 3.5mm jack on the receiver? [closed]

I have a Linux computer (Ubuntu 20.04.5) and a Harman Kardon AVR51 A/V receiver which has a 3.5mm input jack for IR remote control. My question is, if it is possible to send some kind of command from ...
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How can earbuds+mic use a single audio jack?

For various reasons, I've been working nomadically in a city away from home, oftentimes videoconferencing from the laptop at public spaces. The background noise annoys meeting participants, and there'...
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Earbuds only work after restart

I'm having a wierd problem with my laptop not recognizing when I plug my earbuds into the jack unless I restart first. If the computer is already turned on when I plug them in, nothing happens - sound ...
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Windows 10: Forced into Sleep Mode by unplugging a Headphone Jack

This has been happening ever since I got this PC and Windows 10. I have headphones with a normal 3.5mm jack to plug into the front of my Tower. Yet a lot of the time, unplugging them to use my normal ...
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Noise from input audio, both audio jack-to-jack and HDMI

My PC has a 3.5mm analog audio output for headphones or speaker. As such, there's no noise and the sound quality is good. After adding an audio splitter, I plug my headphone into one of the 3.5 mm ...
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Laptop doesn't recognize headphones plugged into the headphone jack since W10 upgrade

Since I upgraded to Windows 10, my laptop no longer recognizes any headphones plugged into the headphone jack. It just plays audio from the speakers - before this, it would switch automatically. I've ...
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I can't use "type-c" earphone as a headset(stereo) with laptop, but only in hands free mono mode(low quality)

(bad English, I've searched on google for 4 hours, there were few things..) I just bought an earphone from Samsung AKG, EO-IC100. And I am using Lenovo thinkbook 16p, the laptop. When I connected the ...
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How Do I Disable a broken Headphone jack Without Reconizing the Headphone name?

I've tried previous methods to try and revert the headphone jack to the system speakers, but the system does not recognize that headphones identification. however, the jack is still active. I have to ...
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Peripheral working but not detected as new on Windows 10

I'm using Windows 10, and when I plug in headphones, the sounds indeed goes into the headphones, but the mic stop working. I'm pretty confident the headphone is recognized as both input and output, ...
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Read jack splitter as two separate devices

I ran out of jack output connectors on my pc, and I recently bought a jack splitter to connect another sound card (my second monitor which requires a VGA connection). The problem is, and I can't ...
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Microphone not working with headset jack splitter

I am trying to connect my headset to my computer and I am having problems with the microphone. My headset is a Sennheiser MOMENTUM 2, which has a 4 pole jack. My computer has separate connectors for ...
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Corsair HS50 microphone attached to headset not working properly

I just got a Corsair HS50 headset, which is a set of headphones with a detachable microphone. The microphone connects to the headphones via an ordinary 3-pin jack. There is only one wire coming out of ...
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How to connect speaker/headphone to one 3.5mm jack available on Laptop

My laptop is Asus FX505GE. It has one 3.5mm audio jack. Is it possible to connect my headphone's audio jack (of two jacks) to the audio port of the laptop and use the laptop's built in speaker? If I ...
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How to get sound from a 'record out' sound output into a Thinkpad

The Lenovo Thinkpad T440 (specifications) running Windows 7, and has all the latest audio drivers installed and reported to be working. The machine has what's called a "Combo audio/microphone jack". ...
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How to connect mobile headphones as laptop headphones?

My laptop's headphone jack is not working properly. Only one side of headphones is working in that jack. So I want to know is there any way to connect my mobile headphone as my laptop's in simple ...
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Headphone jack outputting sound but not receiving input Lenovo Ideapad S145

For some reason my headphone jack mysteriously stopped receiving input. If I plug a headphone with a mic in I can hear but cannot talk with the mic. At first I thought the headphone was to blame and ...
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Jack microphone doesn't work but USB one does

I have a Dell Inspiron 2-in-1 laptop with Win10 installed (with all the latest updates). Also, I have 2 headphones, both with microphones - one 3.5 jack Chinese noname one and one USB Logitech ...
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Have to reboot with the headphone jack on to make it work ASUS GL504GW

The problem is very simple. After I boot my computer, if I plug my headphones, it works as if I did nothing (sound still goes through the internal speakers). If I reboot with the headphones plugged ...
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How to switch between headphones and speakers without unplugging the headphones

When i'm using Ubuntu 18, I'm able to freely switch the audio output between my plugged-in headphones (with a jack plug) and the PC speakers using PulseAudio, without unplugging the headphones . I ...
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Noise in my handsfree

I have a wired handsfree (It's new). When I connect it to my laptop, I hear some noise like the sound of wind. It works with my phone without any problem also my other handsfree work with my laptop ...
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Is my ASUS ZenBook’s sound card capable of recording two channels in stereo?

My laptop (ASUS ZenBook running Windows 10) has a combo jack for audio and mic. It has no separate sound card, just motherboard in bulk. This laptop has literally one jack hole that has a 4 ring “...
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Popping/Buzzing sound when pluging in speakers with external power

I have these speakers (Genius SP-HF1250B) with power drawn from power socket and every time I am plugging them in, from the point when connector touches the jack input connector to the point of full ...
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Always use laptop mic when headset is plugged in

I have a laptop with combo audio jack, which means whenever I plug an earbud that has a mic, the machine will automatically detect that mic and disable the laptop's internal mic. That's not good ...
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Linux no sound on headphone jack

I am unable to get sound out of the headphone jack on my laptop while the speakers work properly, I`m running this; HP Spectre X360 (13-w010nd x360) Linux Lite 4.0 (based on Ubuntu 18 LTS) Im not ...
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No sound detection in audio jack Windows 10

I use Windows 10 and I am having a problem. I have a piano that supports audio output. It worked fine with my headphones. But now, I have a problem. I thought to record my piano voice on PC with the ...
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Two TRRS cables: both work great in macOS but only one works in Windows?

I have two four-contact (TRRS) headphone cables that I'm trying to use with a 2013 15" Macbook Pro: a Monoy Replacement Beats Audio Cable and a V-MODA 1-Button Speakeasy Cable. In macOS, both cables ...
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How determine physical state of the speakers

How to determine whether or not the speakers are turned on or off in bash script? Speakers connected to PC via 3.5 jack.
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No audio on Win10, untill I plug in some hearphones

I have a problem with my PC (Win 10 Home). Every time I start the PC, the audio does not work. Only when I plug something in the jack port it starts working (and continues to work even if I unplug ...
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Distortion from Sound Blaster Z after switching to headphones with 4 pole jack [duplicate]

I bought new headphones that have a 4 pole jack, to replace a headset with split audio and mic jacks (both 3 pole). My PC has a Sound Blaster Z with mic and headphone ports. The old 3 pole headset ...
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Headphone jack potentially getting loose

So I am using a lenovo T460 laptop. I have plugged in my headphones this morning and I noticed it comes in and comes out very easily. It does not happen before. Usually if I need to take my headphones ...
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Can PC harm my earphone/ head set comes with mobile phone

I have been using a Samsung Galaxy S7 (http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s7-7821.php). My computer is a Dell PptiPlex-7040. (http://www.dell.com/en-us/work/shop/productdetails/optiplex-7040-...
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How can I toggle the headphone jack in Windows 10?

I have a keyboard that has a headphone jack on it. In order to use it, the audio cable must be plugged into the back of the computer. If I hook that up, the headphone jack on the keyboard works great, ...
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No sound from speakers connected directly to old motherboard

My speakers work fine with an extra sound card; but they aren’t recognized if I use the motherboard’s (lime green) speaker jack. The speakers works only when booting, just when starting the BIOS, we ...
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jack not recongized in a dell inspiron 13 5000 series

I have a Dell inspiron 13 5000 series. When I'm putting the music through the speakers, it is working fine. However, when I'm putting headphones into the jack, the music keeps playing in the speaker ...
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Both audio channels play only out of left earphone on front jack

So I have a very strange problem I'm stumped with. I've got a pair of headphones for my computer. When I plug it into the jacks on the back of the motherboard, everything's fine and dandy. But I've ...
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How to disable "Which device did you plug in?" prompt?

Recently I got Dell Inspiron laptop. Every time I plug in my headphones it prompts me with this dialog Which device did you plug in? Is there a way to disable this prompt? I never get such ...
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Speakers don't control headphone volume

(I'm not sure whether this question fits this site, but I'm really curious about this issue) I had a pair of old Genius speakers that I had connected my headphones to and used their volume control ...
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How to change what jacks sound devices use for Windows 10?

I'm using a Realtek audio card and driver. Unfortunately, the one device it recognizes in the windows sound menu is listed as speakers, and used both the front and back sets of audio jacks. Since I ...
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How to connect 3.5 mm 4-conductor jack headset to computer with 100% functionality?

I got Sony headset with 3.5 mm 4-conductor jack. It has microphone and a button on the wire and it works fine with mobile phones and tablets. But how to use it with a desktop computer?
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Computer recognizes combo mic-headphone as mic only

I bought a new HP Notebook, which has a combo mic/earphone jack. I plugged into it my earbuds, which have both a microphone and speaker component, but the computer only recognizes the microphone part....
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