[sclug] Headphone socket on laptop

Ed Davies sclug at edavies.nildram.co.uk
Sun Jan 20 13:36:57 UTC 2008

John Stumbles wrote:
> The headphone socket on my HP laptop doesn't work. It doesn't play 
> through headphones or active speakers (I've tried both) nor does 
> plugging in the headphone jack cut out the internal speakers.

HP 530, Ubuntu Gutsy (and, if I remember correctly, Fiesty).
Internal speakers and headphone output both work fine but
plugging in the headphones doesn't mute the speakers.  I read
somewhere it was a software problem not dealt with by Linux
but, sorry, I have no idea where I read that.


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