[pulseaudio-discuss] PulseAudio is unable to detect right profile on this system.

Farhad Mohammadi Majd farhadbenyamin at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 4 12:53:26 UTC 2017

On Sat, 2017-09-02 at 13:40 +0300, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> Is this a desktop machine? Is the headphone jack that you're using in
> the computer back panel? Alsa reports that "Front Headphone" is
> unplugged, but "Speaker" is plugged in. The sound card on a desktop
> machine might report the back panel jack as being meant for speakers,
> while expecting that headphones are plugged in to another jack on the
> front of the computer case (whether such jack actually exists depends
> on the design of the computer case, and if it doesn't exist, the
> sound
> card will just report headphones as unplugged).
> I haven't seen alsa presenting a speaker jack before, which is why
> PulseAudio ignores it. Try adding this to /usr/share/pulseaudio/alsa-
> mixer/paths/analog-output-speaker.conf:
> [Jack Speaker]
> required-any = any
> That should make a speakers entry appear in the Gnome sound settings.

This is a normal PC. Yes, I plugged the headset directly to the mother-
board jack socket. My problem is solved now with your help, thank you,
please fix this problem permanently.

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