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Old 09-13-2005, 07:52 AM   #1
socrates50
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SB live 24 bit and ubuntu


I have just installed Ubuntu Hoary on my 1.8 GHz desktop. System has WinXP and is working fine as dual-boot. Problem is no sound comes out of speakers, sound card is Creative SB Live 24 bit PCI. Looked for the /sbin/lspci folder and it is not showing up. Am looking for hopefully easy way to remedy this situation. Sound card works fine when running XP. Thanks.
 
Old 09-13-2005, 08:45 AM   #2
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try alsaconf

Perhaps running the command alsaconf will work.
 
Old 09-13-2005, 09:49 AM   #3
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I know this is going to sound ignorant, but exactly where do you type in that command? I can't find a "run" dialog like in Windows.
 
Old 09-13-2005, 11:43 PM   #4
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In a terminal window.
Look under Xshells, or maybe an icon in kde toolbar that says Konsole, in apps list,should see something like xterm eterm etc etc or just hit ctrl+alt+F1 and login there if need be.Like a dos prompt in windows.You can even just type "lspci" at the shell prompt and get the output of it.

May want to read up a bit in linux.
http://www.unixguide.net/linux/linuxshortcuts.shtml
http://www.reallylinux.com/docs/basic.shtml
http://www.linux.org/lessons/beginner/l6/lesson6a.html
http://fjord.unbsj.ca/linuxbas.html
http://www.math.mcgill.ca/services/linux_basics.php

more on google.

Last edited by ironwalker; 09-13-2005 at 11:47 PM.
 
  


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