LinuxQuestions.org
Download your favorite Linux distribution at LQ ISO.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-17-2009, 04:12 AM   #1
pikachoo
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2009
Posts: 2

Rep: Reputation: 0
Lightbulb Need sound Help for Sound problem In Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake


Hello Friends

Need Help !!! I have just installed ubuntu 6.06 dapper drake .

With a little effort i got the network connected but don't know how the sound appears in the system .
The volume control shows HDA Intel (Alsa Mixer) and Sigmatel STAC9221 A2(OSS Mixer) as the two devices.

I installed updates using the repository thing and installed gstreamer plugins,kaffeine,Totem updates but to no effect.

I also installed firefox update but it still shows the previous version 1.5.0.

plzzzzzzzzzzzzzz reply

help with commands wud be appreciated heartily.

if any more info needed ask I am still here....
 
Old 03-17-2009, 04:37 AM   #2
malekmustaq
Senior Member
 
Registered: Dec 2008
Location: root
Distribution: Slackware & BSD
Posts: 1,614

Rep: Reputation: 433Reputation: 433Reputation: 433Reputation: 433Reputation: 433
pikachoo:

Yes latest Firefox is meant to run on later kernels of Ubuntu but daper has an earlier kernel. I have tried this on one of my laptops for backward compatibility issue I was forced to install Ubuntu 6.06. So far this version of ubuntu is indeed very stable and fast. No regrets.

The audio should have run automatically. Choose alsa driver and please check the "pcm" volume and muting buttons; also check the mutings on the equalizer; mostly in my installations this is only a matter of switching: this one has seem defaulted on mute for manual switching to protect the speakers. I assure you by my experience this version of ubuntu is good and has given me no issues on audio.

If still audio doesn't come up check your external volume control and wire connections.

And still if issue persists do uninstall the alsa driver, reboot, then install it again; don't play an mp3 yet, look for a wave or ogg file to test play the new setup. check the pcm volumes and mutings. Do not go upgrades yet until you are convinced that audio is running locally.

Some audio files have codecs copyright protected: mp3 is one. So read a little about license issues then you may proceed to install additional codecs.

Goodluck.

Hope this helps.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
no sound from cdrom/kubuntu dapper drake strungstephen Linux - Newbie 2 07-16-2007 05:39 AM
[SOLVED] mp3 / sound juicer / dapper drake deathmonkey6 Linux - Software 9 05-21-2007 10:41 PM
No sound in Dapper Drake dittyman1 Ubuntu 3 08-27-2006 12:16 PM
No sound with cs46xx on my ibm thinkpad a21p under dapper drake miguipda Linux - Hardware 9 07-25-2006 07:20 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:31 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration