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Old 01-30-2017, 10:05 PM   #1
bambammcbride
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Why are my headphone jacks not working, older Dell inspiron 560 running linux mint sarah


If someone could please point me to a thread that will help, Im using an older dell inspiron 560 running mint sarah. Headphone jacks are not putting out anything. speakers work with other devices.
struggling thanks in advance.
 
Old 01-30-2017, 10:15 PM   #2
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Hello and welcome to the forum

Please note that this forum is for introductions only. I have requested a moderator move this thread to an appropriate forum.

Regards...
 
Old 01-30-2017, 10:16 PM   #3
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It sounds as if it's broke. It's unlikely to help, but you could try blowing out the port with compressed air.

I would suggest booting to a Live CD of something not Ubuntu-related and testing. If the jacks still do not work, I'm sorry to have to say that the probability is that it's a hardware problem.

Also, what ardvark71 said (I came to this thread from the "New Posts" link and did not notice that it was in the "Intro" forum).

Last edited by frankbell; 01-30-2017 at 10:17 PM.
 
Old 01-30-2017, 10:40 PM   #4
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Hi&welcome. You might find some ideas from a web-search of:
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Look thru the LQforumns, and here->here (&FAQ). Best wishes!
 
Old 01-31-2017, 05:04 AM   #5
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Welcome to LQ.
 
Old 01-31-2017, 06:22 AM   #6
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Hi bambammcbride and welcome to LQ!

Does sound work on your system at all? Such as from speakers?
 
Old 02-02-2017, 09:03 PM   #7
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I have the same question as rtmistler. I have a similar issue where my new Mint 18.1/RealTek ALC892 don't seem to be working together (no sound out the Line-Out port). PulseAudio sees it as does the system but no sound.
 
  


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