My laptop Speakers Doesn't Mute then i connect the headphones on FC13

JD jd1008 at
Tue Jul 20 20:08:06 UTC 2010

  On 07/20/2010 12:05 PM, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> On 07/20/2010 12:58 PM, 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. Pusing in
>> the headset causes a disconnect in the loop that feeds
>> the speakers.
> I happen to have USB headphones. While Fedora does not automatically
> switch, I have to go to Preferences/Sound and select the output and
> input devices.
Right. My laptop must be "old hat". It does it automatically
without the SW solutions every one posted.

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