no speaker sound on newly-installed ubuntu 10.04

Larry larryesu at
Sat Jun 26 18:21:17 UTC 2010

On 06/26/2010 09:05 AM, Frans Ketelaars wrote:
> On Sat, 26 Jun 2010 09:02:14 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> i just unpacked a refurb'ed gateway NV7915U laptop, and everything seems
>> to be working fine except for no sound from the built-in speakers.
>> sound is fine from the headphone jack.
> [snip]
>>    i've checked the settings, nothing's muted so i'm open to
>> suggestions.  i'm sure it's something trivial, i just haven't seen it
>> yet.
>> rday
> might help.
> Good luck!
>      -Frans
*Open up a terminal, type alsamixer -D hw: this will bring up a gui, 
then moving your arrow keys right to left to the one you want to 
increase, use the up & down arrows... Use what it says in the top left 
corner of the screen I's sure you will figure that out...

Hope this helps you...



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