My laptop Speakers Doesn't Mute then i connect the headphones on FC13
steveu at coppice.org
Tue Jul 20 17:09:31 UTC 2010
On 07/21/2010 12:59 AM, JD wrote:
> On 07/20/2010 08:29 AM, David A. Paredes Rios wrote:
>> With the command alsamixer -c 0 i get this options:
>> Master --- PCM --- Mic -- Mic Boos --- Beep --- Dock --- Dock Mic
>> ---- Dock mic boost --- Internal mic --- Internal mic boost
>> Nothing else with alsamixer -c0
> I hate to be an harbinger of bad news - but...
> muting the pc speakers when you plug in the headset
> is done by the headset jack or soundcard itself, and
> not by software. It is a mechanical event. Pushing in
> the headset causes a disconnect in the loop that feeds
> the speakers.
You're living in the past :-). With many modern sound cards its a
software action. Plugging in headphones sends a signal to the software,
and you can select the action which occurs. This is needed so you can,
for example, mute an entire 7.1 setup when headphones are plugged in.
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