No Sound in Ubuntu 7.10, Using Realtek Soundcard
I am very new to Linux and to this forum.
I have just installed Ubuntu 7.10 and am dual booting with Windows XP and everything is working fine.
I have NO SOUND when in Ubuntu.
XP is fine.
Sound it working properly in XP.
But if could be great if someone could help me figure out why the sound is not working in Ubuntu and help me fix it?!
Having read other topics, I have realised that the following information might help:
The output I get from the command "lspci" is:
And the output I get from the command "alsamixer" is:
It would help so much if somebody could help.
Thank you very much.
The intel ICH7 chipset (yours) has well-discussed problems.
gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base ...and add:
Thank you SOO much for you reply.
But please... explain in a little more detail??!!
because I have NO IDEA what the following two lines mean?!?
if so.. how??
Will this fix my problems..??
THANK YOU for the reply!
Did you follow the link?
The links provided by hackers generally contain the explanation - though they can take some effort to read, they are worth it (or it would not have been provided).
Do you know how to use a terminal?
... is a text file which contains settings for alsa modules.
I am suggesting that you open it in a text editor, like gedit, and modify the contents.
Look for a line like "snd-hda-intel model=3stack" ... and make it ook like that if it isn't quite the same. If it doesn't exist, add that line at the bottom. If the file dosn't exist, create it.
You may need to be root.
sudo gedit <etc>
I don't know for sure that this will fix the problem, but it has been strongly suggested as a good fix in the bug reports.
Thank you again Simon,
I have tried what you asked me, and it does not work unfortunately.
But maybe I am doing something else wrong..?!
I have no idea what to choose from the Drop-down lists that is in:
I will try to provide SreenShots of what I see.
This is what I currently have:
Music and Movies:
-<same options as above>
--<same options as above>
--Same as above PLUS "USB Audio", "Test Sound" and "Silent"
Default Mixer Tracks
-HDA Intel ALSA mixer
-USB Device, 0x64d:0x990(Alsa mixer)
-Realtek ALC882(OSS Mixer)
I just dont know what to pick?
I have tried a few combinations.. but nothing seems to work.
any help would me appreciated !
I have had the same problem and tried this solution and it works fine.
worked really fine for me.. :)
a bazillion thanksss! :hattip:
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