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socrates50 09-13-2005 08:52 AM

SB live 24 bit and ubuntu
I have just installed Ubuntu Hoary on my 1.8 GHz desktop. System has WinXP and is working fine as dual-boot. Problem is no sound comes out of speakers, sound card is Creative SB Live 24 bit PCI. Looked for the /sbin/lspci folder and it is not showing up. Am looking for hopefully easy way to remedy this situation. Sound card works fine when running XP. Thanks.

mark_alfred 09-13-2005 09:45 AM

try alsaconf
Perhaps running the command alsaconf will work.

socrates50 09-13-2005 10:49 AM

I know this is going to sound ignorant, but exactly where do you type in that command? I can't find a "run" dialog like in Windows.

ironwalker 09-14-2005 12:43 AM

In a terminal window.
Look under Xshells, or maybe an icon in kde toolbar that says Konsole, in apps list,should see something like xterm eterm etc etc or just hit ctrl+alt+F1 and login there if need be.Like a dos prompt in windows.You can even just type "lspci" at the shell prompt and get the output of it.

May want to read up a bit in linux.

more on google.:)

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