[xubuntu-users] Sound gone missing

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sat Apr 13 21:08:52 UTC 2013

On 04/13/2013 04:17 PM, Neil Winchurst wrote:
> On 13/04/13 21:06, Neil Winchurst wrote:
>> I have been happily running Xubuntu 12.04 for a while now. Suddenly this
>> evening I find that there is no sound. I also notice that the volume
>> icon is missing from the panel.
>> When I try to start pulseaudio volume control I get a message that it is
>> 'establishing connection to Pulseaudio ... please wait'. But it never
>> starts.
>> Can anyone point me in the right direction please. I have never had any
>> problem with sound before.
>> Thanks
>> Neil
> Strange!! It suddenly occurred to me to close down the computer and
> restart, and sound is now working (and pulseaudio is running).  If
> anyone has any ideas about that one I would be pleased to hear it,
> especially as I would know what to look out for.

Maybe some update occurred that required the re-boot and your system was 
just unstable until you did? Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.

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