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Old 01-31-2011, 05:41 PM   #1
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Linux Mint - No sound


I have just reloaded Linux mint 64bit. So its the latest edition. I don't understand why the sound worked on the installation disk and not on the installed hard drive. I have tried altering things around the sound, but alas I am totally at a loss as to where to go from here. Mint is my last ditch as I have tried all sorts of Linux that is easy for me to install and everyone has a problem, especially sound. Is there a solution for me here to get sound? Funny enough for the first time I have Skype working! I think the sound is integrated within the Gigabyte motherboard a GA-MA74GM-S2
http://us.test.giga-byte.com/Support...ProductID=3498.
I just had to scrap OpenSuse, it just didn't work. Only worked on a few basic applications . I am finding this totally frustrating as I need an OS
 
Old 01-31-2011, 08:59 PM   #2
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Seems odd since it worked running live, that it will not work installed, so click your speaker icon and make sure the sound is not muted.

I say this, because I have done more than one installation where the sound worked live, but when I booted up after installation there was no sound, and in each case it turned out that the sound was muted, which is a quick fix!

Bill

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Old 02-01-2011, 01:14 AM   #3
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I have done all that and taken out the crosses for mute. But no joy
 
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Hi,

I've been fighting with this for quite some time myself. The only sound I got was through the headphones but in no way I could get the speakers to work. And then I got adventurous and installed the Liquorix kernel and whoopy, it just started working and I haven't encountered anything that's not working. Not only am I using a 'rolling Debian release' but on top I'm working with the 2.6.37 kernel!

If you want to try (take backup of your important stuff, just in case!!), here's what I did.
Code:
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
# add repository:
deb http://liquorix.net/debian sid main future
# Save and exit by 'ctrl+x' 'y' enter

# Save the keyring
apt-get install '^liquorix-([^-]+-)?keyring.?'
apt-get update

apt-get install linux-headers-2.6.37-0.dmz.4-liquorix-amd64 linux-image-2.6.37-0.dmz.4-liquorix-amd64 

# Reboot
After installation of a new kernel, of course you'll have to add any kernel modules you've added manually before.

Kind regards,

Eric
 
Old 02-03-2011, 01:07 PM   #5
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I have just reloaded Linux mint 64bit. So its the latest edition. I don't understand why the sound worked on the installation disk and not on the installed hard drive. I have tried altering things around the sound, but alas I am totally at a loss as to where to go from here. Mint is my last ditch as I have tried all sorts of Linux that is easy for me to install and everyone has a problem, especially sound. Is there a solution for me here to get sound? Funny enough for the first time I have Skype working! I think the sound is integrated within the Gigabyte motherboard a GA-MA74GM-S2
http://us.test.giga-byte.com/Support...ProductID=3498.
I just had to scrap OpenSuse, it just didn't work. Only worked on a few basic applications . I am finding this totally frustrating as I need an OS
Can you use the alsa-info-script to provide detailed information please?
Run this command in a terminal:
Code:
wget http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-info.sh -O alsa-info.sh && bash alsa-info.sh
Choose the upload option and provide a link for the output.
 
  


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