[UbuntuDallas] Sound issues

Sherry Brown mnsbrown at att.net
Mon Feb 15 21:00:34 GMT 2010


Thanks Joshua!!  I knew there was something simple.  I had only tried 
right clicking.  The mute box had been selected for some reason in the 
PCM slider!  Works fine now!  ~Sherry

Joshua K wrote:
> when replying, be careful to add the mailing lists's email address, 
> otherwise your reply only goes to me (which is fine, but others may be 
> able to reply quicker with more experience)
>
>    when you double click on that, you tell me that you have checked 
> everything regarding volume control so i assume the PCM and Wave and 
> Master sliders are all the way at the top (or about 80%) and no x's or 
> checks in mute, so the next question is does the slider actually permit 
> you to move the volume control up and down? (i've had experiences where 
> the slider was visible but basically disabled).
>
> since the icon is at least there then Ubuntu likely knows there's an 
> audio device. that means the sound controller hardware works so let's 
> check some other things
>
> have you tried a pair of headphones/external speakers?
>
> Sherry Brown wrote:
>   
>> yes
>>
>> Joshua K wrote:
>>     
>>> do you have an icon near the time representing a speaker?
>>>
>>> Sherry Brown wrote:
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>>>> laptop....i'm going to make a huge guess of Gnome just because I think 
>>>> I've seen that terminology at some point in time here on the computer.
>>>>
>>>> Joshua K wrote:
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>>>> sherry, unfortunately, we're going to need a little more information. we 
>>>>> at least got Juan's web cam working (50% success).
>>>>>
>>>>> Do you use KDE or Gnome? is where i'd like to start.
>>>>>
>>>>> laptop/desktop?
>>>>>
>>>>> anything special we should know? (for example, you use an extra sound 
>>>>> card device that plugs into your usb port?)
>>>>>
>>>>> i'd like to get info from one of the lspci/lsusb/lshw commands to make 
>>>>> sure that the kernel at least recognizes the hardware is there. be sure 
>>>>> to use sudo.
>>>>>
>>>>> joshua
>>>>>
>>>>> Sherry Brown wrote:
>>>>>   
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>>>>>           
>>>>>> I have lost the sound on my computer.  I'm an extreme novice.  Can 
>>>>>> anyone simply make suggestions for me?  I have chuckled at the 
>>>>>> correspondence about Juan's issues at the detailed difficult language 
>>>>>> used.  Only experts could understand what to do with all of that in my 
>>>>>> opinion.  I don't know what happened to my sound. It just all of a 
>>>>>> sudden quit working and the volume seems to be on high everywhere.  
>>>>>> Would appreciate any advice you could give me.  Thanks ~Sherry Brown
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