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Old 08-07-2005, 01:29 PM   #1
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No sound coming from my sound blaster audigy 2 ZS platinum sound card


It says that it has my drivers and is working fine but when i try to play the test/sample sound i can't hear anything. Can anybody help? It's a failry expensive sound card and i want to use it!
 
Old 08-07-2005, 02:15 PM   #2
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What distribution do you have? Have you adjusted the volume? Try alsamixer rather than the GNOME or KDE GUI mixers.
 
Old 08-09-2005, 09:55 PM   #3
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i'm using fedora core 4
 
Old 08-09-2005, 09:56 PM   #4
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Hi,

You may just need to find the analoge/digital slider on the alsamixer and turn than on/off by pressing the 'M' key.

Hope that helps.
 
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Old 10-08-2006, 03:18 AM   #5
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I am new to linux myself ( just installed Linux 10/07/2006 ). I am also expieriencing the same problem with Fedora Core 4. I read the posts here that suggested opening the aslamixer and adjusting the digital/analog switch. The only problem that presents for me is I don't know where to find the aslamixer. Like I said, I am very new to Linux so any help will be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 10-08-2006, 07:29 AM   #6
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you can find alsa packet here
(www).(alsa-project).(org)
 
Old 10-08-2006, 07:43 PM   #7
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I am new to linux myself ( just installed Linux 10/07/2006 ). I am also expieriencing the same problem with Fedora Core 4. I read the posts here that suggested opening the aslamixer and adjusting the digital/analog switch. The only problem that presents for me is I don't know where to find the aslamixer. Like I said, I am very new to Linux so any help will be greatly appreciated.
No matter what your Desktop Environment is, you can always open a Terminal/Console (or Konsole) window and simply type in it 'alsamixer', like a command. This'll bring up a GUI with some bars and stuff... To read the help, press F2, and then you can procede to change the volumes for playback, capture of all with F3 through F5, respectively. You close the program with the [ESC] key.
 
Old 10-08-2006, 08:58 PM   #8
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Thumbs up

Thank you that helps alot.
 
Old 01-16-2008, 05:20 PM   #9
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Cool Thank you JediDB

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Hi,

You may just need to find the analoge/digital slider on the alsamixer and turn than on/off by pressing the 'M' key.

Hope that helps.
I had the same issue and the switching "on" of the Analog/Digital worked. Except that in my GUI it was an option in the "Switches" Tab.

Thanks JediDB, may the Linux force be with you.
 
Old 12-05-2010, 06:10 AM   #10
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Audigy 2 ZS Sound Problem

Many thanks to JediDB for helping me out with my 'No Sound' problem that I had with my Audigy 2 ZS, the answer was so simple, as they so often are, and that was to enter the 'alsamixer' and switch off the 'Audigy Analog/Digital Output Switch'. Something is obviously not quite right there as I would have thought this should be on, anyway thanks for that.

Regards Terry Bruce.
 
  


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