Lubuntu-users Digest, Vol 28, Issue 81

Israel israeldahl at gmail.com
Thu May 1 16:27:51 UTC 2014


On 05/01/2014 08:51 AM, farinet at arcor.de wrote:
> Am 01.05.2014 01:50, schrieb lubuntu-users-request at lists.ubuntu.com:
>> Hi,
>> Actually Ubuntu inherited the no sound bug from Debian :(
>> So... 12.04 is probably the best bet for now.  You can do a mini install
>> of Ubuntu, and customize it however you like.  Obviously the Lubuntu
>> packages are not being updated for 12.04.  However, there are other DE
>> options as well as other WM options.
>> I like LXDE a lot, but I am also quite partial to JWM, as it is
>> extremely fast.
>> I hope this helps you out some.
> Ok, sad but it's like this.
>
> But is it really necessary to downgrade all? Wouldn't it be possible to
> only use a "lower" kernel and "pin" it to be aware from unwanted
> upgrades up to when the sound problem is solved?
>
> Isn't there somewhere something like a "kernel pool" wherefrom one could
> try to install by hand an older one (and cross the fingers, that it
> might work?
>
> I'll have a look at JWM :D
>
> TIA
>
There is a way to compile your own kernel and patch the bug yourself. 
It is something I have considered doing, but have not yet.
There is a bug for this that you should mark as effecting you.
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/hw-detect/+bug/1296373
Check this forum post about it
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2209340&page=2&p=13007903#post13007903

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Regards




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