[TriLUG] How to get laptop earphone jack to work?
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Fri Jan 11 10:53:32 EST 2008
On Friday 11 January 2008 09:46, Owen wrote:
> Try running alsamixer from the command line and see what options you
> have available. On my desktop, which has an internal speaker and
> therefore basically has the same setup as your laptop, I have two
> "items" I can play with: "Headphone" and "Headphone Jack Sense". First
> of all make sure you have the Headphone unmuted, and then make sure you
> have the Jack Sense on. The Jack Sense is used to detect when you have
> something plugged into the headphone plug.
> BTW, in case you haven't used alsamixer before, use the arrow keys to
> move left and right amongst the items, the "m" key for toggling mute or
> on/off, and Esc to exit.
> Let us know if that works for you.
AlsaMixer shows four adjustments:
All are on, none is muted. There's nothing for "headphone".
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