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The subject title is a little misleading, I get sound by PC but not on Video's or YouTube or anything in the browser. I have installed the Flash file into the plugins folder and so I can see video, but not hear them.
I should also mention this is on an HP Pavilion Laptop 9000 series.
I'm sure it's a simple fix, thanks for any assistance.
Last edited by Mobile1; 06-04-2010 at 11:33 AM.
Reason: Add laptop reference
Do you have a webcam with integrated microphone or something like that? I had the same problem and had to set one option.
Create a file (if it doesn't exist) named sound.conf in /etc/modprobe.d and put this in it:
If you have the file 'sound' in /etc/modprobe.d then put then line I posted in that file. No need to rename the file or create another one. I use the name 'sound' also but for some reason I got warnings stating that it should be named sound.conf in the future (or some reference like that).
I knew I had a thread lying around here at LQ that might help you. Have a look at this: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...3/#post3810054
it has some information and a script that might be of help in your case too. As you'll notice this one was opened by me because I had the same issue after NVidia driver installation. Maybe it'll be of use to you too.
Maybe stupid question, but did you install the NVidia kernel and driver packages from SlackBuild.org? Since you now mention the NVidia card. I did last weekend when installing Slackware64 13.1 and after I did the sound.conf part, I got my sound in browsers working. I remember I had to reboot though to have it take effect.
the full lines? Most important part is the number at the beginning of lspci line referencing your card. Next in lspci -n use the number in the third column where the first column is the number you got from lspci. Use that number to find the correct driver to use (Google).