sound coming from speakers and headphones

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sound coming from speakers and headphones

Post by sanderpeters » Wed Jan 18, 2012 8:49 pm


I've got sound coming from my speakers and from my headphones, but I only want sound coming from my headphones.
As you can see in the screenshot I can only choose from one option: Analog headphones.
If I've got my headphones unplugged, I can still only choose from Analog Headphones.
How can I get sound only coming from my headphones.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: sound coming from speakers and headphones

Post by akshay2000 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:10 am

First of all unplug your headphones and run command:

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aplay -l
This should show you the available sound card. Then run 'alsamixer' from the terminal and select your sound card. (you might have to press F6.) After selecting sound card, it would show open channels. Modify them accordingly. And to enable sound only through headphones, enable automute - last option on the alsamixer, I guess! This should do the job.

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