LinuxQuestions.org
Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Password
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 12-02-2012, 10:42 PM   #1
ajaxStardust
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2012
Location: GMT -5 (aka. EST)
Distribution: Mint, Cygwin
Posts: 26

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Question USB: Logitech Wireless Headset


At Issue; problematic for this User:
How do i convince the GUI soft, such as-- gmusicbrowser; clementine; Volume Control GUI; etc-- that the adequate hardware is present, that I might then use audio-playback software, for example: listen to music?

BOX: Lenovo IdeaCentre K330B
Kernel: 3.2.0-34-generic
Distro: MINT13
Up-to-date MINT, MATE{*3} Desktop Environment 1.2.0 (however, running on a SanDisk USB drive)
What else would you like to know?

As clearly illustrated via screen capture, those relevant [i.e. the Volume Mixer, as oft found in a panel area, near clocks and logout buttons] software indicate false hardware data, thus a difficulty in the management thereof: it has neither audio in, nor audio out device(s) present. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...1&d=1354509453

Moreover, what's obviously visible to certain, apparently more well-informed processes, such as the command-line utility for inspecting USB Device details [newbs: Open your terminal; your console; your CLI, and copy/paste the following 'man' (not as in "spark-a-bone, man!", rather as in, 'Read the Freedom Manual') query, where -k denotes "what follows is a regular expression" "man -k usb\-devices":


for I've learned the contrary is true; the system does not deny the presense of the device, according to a lower-level, less-abstracted solution:

some@prompt$ sudo usb-devices
clearly, reveals a hardware; something i desire for audio playback

T: Bus=02 Lev=02 Prnt=02 Port=00 Cnt=01 Dev#= 5 Spd=12 MxCh= 0
D: Ver= 1.10 Cls=00(>ifc ) Sub=00 Prot=00 MxPS=64 #Cfgs= 1
P: Vendor=046d ProdID=0a12 Rev=01.00
S: Manufacturer=Logitech
S: Product=Logitech Wireless Headset
C: #Ifs= 4 Cfg#= 1 Atr=80 MxPwr=100mA
I: If#= 0 Alt= 0 #EPs= 0 Cls=01(audio) Sub=01 Prot=00 Driver=(none)
I: If#= 1 Alt= 0 #EPs= 0 Cls=01(audio) Sub=02 Prot=00 Driver=(none)
I: If#= 2 Alt= 0 #EPs= 0 Cls=01(audio) Sub=02 Prot=00 Driver=(none)
I: If#= 3 Alt= 0 #EPs= 1 Cls=03(HID ) Sub=00 Prot=00 Driver=usbhid


This, not to mention, the Lenovo IdeaCentre K330B has on-board "Realtek HDA", peculiarly-enough, once recognized/named/used by Win7-- if memory serves-- an Intel HD Audio device.

{*3}
Veteran users: GNU/Linux, *NIX-like O/S outfitted w/ Window Managers; robust Destkop Environments (e.g. GNOME; KDE; XFCE; etc.),
What is Remarkable, in my limited experience: The "MATE" d/t: apparently, for those who prefer a more "GNOME 2", or LXDE-sort of layout, over the default 'buntu d/top, current editions (ahem, GNOME d/top, current), "MATE" is where resides the continuing life of an otherwise :sigh: d/top-layout of yesteryear. [Ugh! -- Win8; smartphones; who cares! but, i digest.]
Attached Images
File Type: png Screenshot-Sound.png (18.1 KB, 22 views)

Last edited by ajaxStardust; 12-03-2012 at 01:42 AM. Reason: CMD is usb-devices, not usb_devices (thkn of usb_modeswitch)
 
Old 12-03-2012, 03:00 PM   #2
TB0ne
Guru
 
Registered: Jul 2003
Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Distribution: SuSE, RedHat, Slack,CentOS
Posts: 14,592

Rep: Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559Reputation: 2559
You don't say what model of Logitech wireless headset you're using, so it's hard to be specific. Bluetooth devices use A2DP, while some of the headsets just use a specific dongle. Based on many things that are easily found on Google, it would seem that Pulseaudio will discover a new output device and you just have to select it. There may also be some small things to do, but again, without knowing your headset model, it's hard to say.

http://www.epsilon.valshak.com/node/17
 
  


Reply

Tags
audio, onboard, realtek, usb automount, usb detect


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Logitech Usb Headset GypsyPants Linux - Newbie 13 05-05-2009 02:53 PM
Logitech USB Headset issue Magma_11 Linux - Hardware 6 11-06-2008 07:53 AM
Logitech USB Headset 350 russellh Linux - Hardware 2 01-07-2007 05:06 AM
Logitech USB Headset + EMU10K1 PhoenixOne Linux - Hardware 1 01-07-2007 05:05 AM
Logitech USB Headset 30 (or another USB headset) dezza Linux - Hardware 0 11-29-2004 12:21 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:24 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration