[ubuntu-uk] Thanks!

James Milligan lake54 at lake54.com
Wed Jun 3 12:03:55 BST 2009

> On 3 Jun at 10:11, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
>> James Milligan wrote:
>>> I've now got a full installation of Ubuntu on my desktop! 8.10 with
>>> everything working, bar the sound. Dualbooting with XP and modified
>>> grub boot list menu so that XP is default after 3 seconds (for
>>> parents and gaming).
>>> As soon as I get the sound working I'm going to upgrade to 9.04.
>> note that both 8.04 and 8.10 had issues with sound. afaik they  
>> started
>> to use pulsaudio sound server and it was not implemented well. I have
>> found that 9.04 has better sound so give that a try at least live CD
>> before you complete the scenic route through 8.10, you might be  
>> lucky?
> I could not get sound working on 8.04 and 8.10 either.  Nor would it
> work when I upgraded to 9.04.
> But it did work when I did a separate install into a new partition (on
> VMWare Fusion on a Mac) of 9.04.
> -- 
> Tim Powys-Lybbe                                            
> tim at powys.org
>             for a miscellany of bygones: http://powys.org/

Hmm I don't really want to have to install ubuntu again. I haven't got  
the time at the moment. Are there any downloads I could try?


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