8.10 audio and video help

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 12:54:56 UTC 2008

Alexia Hudspeth wrote:
> Hello, I have Ubuntu 8.10 and this is my first linux distro. I am having sound and playback issues with mplayer while trying to play any file. Also all I get with any sound, including the start up tone, is static that sounds to me like a blown speaker. I am a hardware, not a software tech so this is very perplexing to me.
> For the record, I have a Toshiba L305d-s5892, stock, just in case you need to know. Thanks in advance for any help you can provide.
> -alex
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    If you let the installer get all the updates for 8.10 then your 
sound should be fixed. Mine was on my laptop. Your video problem should 
be helped with updates too.


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