[ubuntu-za] No sound

Hilton Gibson hilton.gibson at gmail.com
Tue May 18 20:09:22 BST 2010


Hi Bill

Try this:
http://www.ubuntu.sun.ac.za/wiki/index.php/HardwareAudioTroubleshooting

Cheers

hg

On 18 May 2010 20:18, Bill Cairns <cairnsww at gmail.com> wrote:

> Well I have tried and tried and read lots of posts and nothing seems
> very relevant. (Lots about sound problems on 09.10 and everything
> before).
>
> I installed 10.04 (from scratch) and immediately had no sound. (I knew
> this was going to happen - but went ahead anyway). I had good sound in
> 08.04 but only after a bit of a struggle. I wish I could remember what
> I did to fix it last time - but do remember that it took an update.
> Because I installed from scratch, I hope that I have not carried any
> problems forward - but I have reloaded a lot of my /Home and don't
> know what damage I might have done.
>
> My basic sound configuration is:
>
> bill at Lucy:~$ uname -a
> Linux Lucy 2.6.32-22-generic #33-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 28 13:27:30 UTC
> 2010 i686 GNU/Linux
> bill at Lucy:~$ aplay -l
> **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
> card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: STAC92xx Analog [STAC92xx Analog]
> Subdevices: 1/1
> Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
> bill at Lucy:~$ cat /proc/asound/version
> Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.21.
> bill at Lucy:~$ head -n 1 /proc/asound/card*/codec#*
>
> (The STAC card is the standard sound chipset on the mother board).
>
> (The funny thing is that when I move the mouuse there is a bit of a
> growl from the speakers. No other sound at all. I sort of get the
> impression that something is muted that shouldn't be - but I have
> looked everywhere that I can think of.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> What should the setting be for 'Profile" in sound settings?  (I have
> changed it to Analog surround 4.1 output. Not sure what it was before!
> But that is where I get the greatest buzz from my speakers.
>
> Bill
>
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