sorry none worked, that makes our job harder.....and we now go slower.
A) Can you confirm you have deleted all .asoundrc from your home account and /etc/asoundrc files pls?
B) That spdif image I talked about may mean....your settings aren't quite right. So I would like to see what you have installed and what you did.
If you can remember you chose not to do something or did something ....sound wise pls say so
--we are all humans here so this is a good learning curve for all of us.
c) can you pls save this file to your home folder/Downloads folder
If mint allows executables then run it with
Don't worry that alsa-project has named the link different to the script name.
You can see the script link here
if mint does not -- allow executables "as is" make it so with (change dir to where ever you downloaded it to)
chmod +x alsa_utils_alsa-info.sh
then rename the file you find in /tmp to drop the appending stuff so its called alsa-info.txt
then upload it somewhere and link to it
---I use dropbox but use any site you like
----I like dropbox because if the file ends in .txt....it displays in your web browser and you don't need to download something you may not trust.
MY EXAMPLE FOLLOWS not OP----and I have sound
d) it is highly likely, your output will be longer due to 2 cards and maybe the presence of pulseaudio
e) Do you get sound out of the intel card?