16.04 sound problem

Amichai Rotman amichai at iglu.org.il
Thu Jul 7 16:02:57 UTC 2016

Do you have an HDMI output on your card?

AFAIK, Pulseaudio runs when needed.

Install pavucontrol and check it out...

On Jul 7, 2016 6:52 PM, "R Kimber" <richardkimber at btinternet.com> wrote:

> Since upgrading from 15.10 to 16.04 I have had difficulty with getting
> sound from my monitor.
> I can get sound by playing a file via Audacity, but I cannot get sound via
> Firefox or Chromium browsers when I try to look at an online video, e.g.
> YouTube.
> I notice that pulse-audio is not running by default, and there is no entry
> in /etc/init.d
> If I start pulseaudio from the command line, and then go into the sound
> app, I can use the test speaker option and get sound OK. But I still can't
> get browser sound.
> So, should pulseaudio be running by default?  If so, how do I fix this?
> How do I get sound in Firefox?
> I'm using the nvidia sound card and this is clearly recognised by the
> system.
> - Richard.
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