Headphone Jack

Maurice McCarthy manselton at gmail.com
Tue Jul 13 12:07:14 UTC 2010

On 13 July 2010 13:00, Elaine Home <elaineci37 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi
> I'm using Ubuntu 10.04 lucid lynx.  I started to use my head phones
> today and expected it to work and it didn't.
> I've reinstalled alsa and it shows up headphone in the GNOME alsa mixer
> but I can't hear anything through my headphones!
> Another thing in gnome alsa mixer when I mute the headphones column  the
> speakers stops working...weird!
> I'm baffled as to what I can do.....how do I detect to see the headphone
> jack is ok when I have my headphones plugged in.
> Thanks
> Elaine.

Have a look at System-Preferences-Sound to see where the inputs and
outputs are going, You might be able to figure it out from there.


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