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Old 01-14-2009, 10:05 PM   #1
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Ubuntu 8.10 audio drivers for via vt1708s?

I have looked and cannot seem to find them. The ones that I have found were for Ubuntu 7.04 and would no even install e_e Can anyone help me?

Also, if I cannot get that to work, are there drivers for Creative Blaster Audigy SE ( that support either 5.1, 6.1, 7.1)
Old 01-15-2009, 12:25 AM   #2
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Go to System--> Administration--> Hardware Drivers. That is the application to use for seeking out proprietary drivers (as long as it detects your hardware).
Old 01-15-2009, 07:21 AM   #3
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Post the output of:
lspci | grep Audio
If your card is correctly detected, go to System -> Preferences -> Sound and try selecting different drivers like OSS and ALSA, then click the "Test" button to see if you get results.


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