no sound on Feisty Fawn.

Nils Kassube kassube at
Wed Nov 14 07:22:48 UTC 2007

anthony baldwin wrote:
> I was on early with a sound problem on dapper, and I upgrade to Feisty.
> Still no sound.
> I can´t figure out what the deal is.  I don´t think it's a software
> issue. For all practical purposes, it looks like my sound card is
> detected and functioning,

Can you specify which sound card you have? Maybe that will help to find 
somebody who knows something about the problem.

> I get no errors when trying to play sound files in any media
> player...but no sound comes out of the machine.
> xmms will *look* like it´s playing, and I hear nothing...
> The sound card is onboard the mobo.
> It was working until just two days ago, then, while hearing
> streaming music from a site, it got all garbledy and staticky.
> I shut the speakers off at the time.
> I haven´t hear a thing from them since (they are on now).
> Could the onboard soundcard be hosed, and software doesn't know it?


> Would it be wise to purchase and install a 3rd party card?

That's one option, but before that, you could try if sound is working when 
you boot the Ubuntu live CD.


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