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Old 06-30-2011, 10:27 PM   #1
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Sound issues


I have installed Wubi on my laptop and it was working well, so I decided to mend it.

Actually, Skype was very unclear and so I did a random Google search and found a post referencing .asoundrc with some script, which I copied and saved on my hard drive somewhere. I lost the instructions half way along and there was a note about "4800 on the fly" or words to that effect. This part of the instructions, I failed to follow and that's what led me to this point.

I then went in and tried to locate and delete anything referencing .asoundrc and deleted the contents of a file, but was unable to delete the file itself.

The sound with the exception of Skype was previously working well. Now, there is no sound at all in any application. I seem to have turned it off completely.

Is there a way I can recover sound? I could uninstall then reinstall Wubi, but I successfully set up WiFi and have things arranged the way I like them, so would rather only do that as a last resort.

This is my first experience with Linux and indeed with anything technical to do with the computer, so please explain things very slowly to me.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Ian.

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Old 06-30-2011, 10:31 PM   #2
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Someone here can help you if you would post more detail.
You used Wubi
What os did you install
What type of machine
 
Old 06-30-2011, 10:35 PM   #3
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Someone here can help you if you would post more detail.
You used Wubi
What os did you install
What type of machine
OS Ubuntu 11.04
Compac Presario 1500 laptop
 
Old 06-30-2011, 10:49 PM   #4
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Do you have an icon of a speaker on your menu-bar? Is there a red X inside of it?
Have you tried issueing command
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Old 06-30-2011, 11:04 PM   #5
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http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=205449
https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshooting

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Old 07-02-2011, 01:05 PM   #6
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Reinstalled and working well again but same issue with Skype

I gave up trying to find the audio card codes and decided to uninstall followed by a reinstall. Sound is working well again and the computer is working correctly.

The problem with terrible connection with Skype remains - 2.2 beta version. Very poor sound quality. Is there a fix for this? Would appreciate any advice.

Thanks,
Ian.
 
  


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