Xubuntu 12.04 - sound not working

Steven Grace sgrace at pobox.com
Sat Sep 22 03:27:13 UTC 2012

On 09/21/2012 07:53 PM, Bill Stanley wrote:
>> On 09/21/2012 09:07 PM, Steven Grace wrote:

>> You can also run "Volume Control" from a terminal. Enter: pavucontrol

> I have that program under multimedia / "pulse audio volume control" and
> I ran that prior to asking the forum for help.  The problem is that
> there are many options and I can't tell which is the right one.  As far
> as I can tell, everything looks to be correct.  Then again, it's hard to
> tell from this program.  On the Output devices tab it shows:
> Port... HDMI / Display port it shows nothing on the drop down
>          list for this item
> PCM     is grey but also the check box for this item is enabled.
> Front Left and Front Right are grey but the slider is at 100%
> Built in Audio Analog stereo  .. there is a green check mark here.
> Show:  All output devices is selected.  The other options are Hardware
> output devices and Virtual output devices.
> Like I said, the output of pavucontrol is hard to make sense of.

What devices are listed on the Configuration tab?

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