Automaticaly disable speakers when headphones are being plugged in


I’m happy user of Fedora 30 right now, but I’ve got one feature missing (can’t find it).
I’m using bluetooth headphones and I would like my OS to disable speakers when I’m disconnecting them.
On Windows I’ve just turned off external speakers as device. How can I do it on fedora?

The same thing. When I’m connecting my headphones they are not automatically being set up as primary device. I have to manually switch audio output to them in settings. Any idea?


Hi @artursworsky! Welcome to the community! Please have a look at the introductory posts in the #start-here category if you haven’t had a chance to do so.

While researching my own audio outputs question I’ve stumbled on this:

I’ve never tried it or anything similar but it can be a way to achieve your goal.

Edit: Here’s one more possible hint:


You could get PulseAudio Control and do that.
# dnf install pavucontrol

Run pavucontrol after the installation
$ pavucontrol

Go to “Output Devices” tab and set your Bluetooth headphones as fallback

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