Visit Jeremy's Blog.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware
User Name
Linux - Hardware This forum is for Hardware issues.
Having trouble installing a piece of hardware? Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux?


  Search this Thread
Old 04-15-2005, 11:25 AM   #1
Registered: Oct 2004
Posts: 33

Rep: Reputation: 15
Sound not working properly in Ubuntu

I can't seem to get the sound working as it should. I followed this thread to see if I could get it working, but if I try to start esd i get "/dev/dsp: No such file or directory". Any ideas of what I can do?
Old 04-16-2005, 12:28 AM   #2
Senior Member
Registered: Dec 2003
Location: Paris
Distribution: Slackware forever.
Posts: 2,382

Rep: Reputation: 91
/dev/dsp is the standard device for sound. You have 2 choices:
-Link your current working device to /dev/dsp.
-Specify for all audio programs your current working device.


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
sound card not working properly holographic Linux - Newbie 2 09-22-2007 11:06 PM
5.1 sound not working on suse 9.3 and ubuntu 5.04 shellshock Linux - Software 9 05-08-2006 06:53 PM
Ubuntu Updates have stopped all Linux distros installing or working properly! HELP!! blastradius Linux - Hardware 2 07-06-2005 04:35 PM
sound is not working properly SUSE 9.1 izquierdista SUSE / openSUSE 14 06-09-2005 12:34 AM
Can't get sound working properly on FC3 Alex Feldman Fedora 2 12-09-2004 10:26 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Hardware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:02 AM.

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