Xubuntu 12.04 - sound not working

Drac Noc drac.noc at gmail.com
Fri Sep 21 05:28:02 UTC 2012

On 21/09/12 03:10, Steven Grace wrote:
> On 09/20/2012 04:21 PM, Bill Stanley wrote:
>> As an experiment, I installed Xubuntu 12.04 to see if it is acceptable.
>>   All in all, it is OK but I am getting absolutely no sound.  I read
>> somewhere that XFCE and Pulse Audio might not work in certain instances.
>>   I have Pulse Audio installed and I am trying to figure out what is
>> wrong.  The problem can't be hardware related because my sound system
>> works just fine with Ubuntu 10.10.  I also notice a lack of meaningful
>> sound control programs in the default installation of Xubuntu.
>> I would appreciate any hints in getting my sound working.
> I have a non-standard audio setup and had a much *easier* time getting
> sound working in Xubuntu than I did in Ubuntu.
> Have you checked "Sound Settings" (Volume Control), accessed by
> clicking the speaker icon in the panel?
> If you can't figure it out, tell us about your hardware configuration,
> especially sound cards and video cards. Xubuntu may have picked the
> wrong sound card as your default.
Had a similar problem with the wife's netbook (Samsung NC) using Xubuntu

It decided that the Line In was the Master Channel, so any volume
settings did nothing for the speakers. You might want to look into that.


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