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Plantronics headsets presents itself as an usb sound card, a mouse and a keyboard. This gives lockups of the mouse or constant mouse click actions. I have experienced this problem in Ubuntu 12.04 and Ubuntu 13.04 with Plantronics Savi W700 series and Plantronics Blackwire 700 series. To make X11 ignore the keyboard and mouse features, download t…
# Plantronics headsets presents itself as an usb sound card, a mouse and a keyboard.
# This gives lockups of the mouse or constant mouse click actions.
#
# To make X11 ignore the keyboard and mouse features, download this xorg.conf file to
# /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-plantronics.conf
#
#
Section "InputClass"
Identifier "Plantronics"
MatchVendor "Plantronics"
Option "Ignore" "true"
EndSection
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@paalfe paalfe commented Feb 8, 2014

sudo wget https://gist.github.com/paalfe/6117866/raw/50-plantronics.conf -O /usr/share/X11/xorg.conf.d/50-plantronics.conf

Restart PC to activate the conf-file.

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@johanthoren johanthoren commented Jan 16, 2021

This solved a problem that I was having with video players such as VLC or MPV lowering the volume every time I paused or started playback while my headset was connected.

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