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Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

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Old 07-15-2008, 04:59 PM   #1
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disabling inbuilt speakers on sony vaio laptop VGN-N220E


hi all,

i have mandriva 2008 installed on this laptop (with gnome), i want to know how i can disable the inbuilt laptop speakers. because, when say i am playing a song, the sound is played on both the inbuilt speakers and on the line out/headphone jack (to which i connect my speakers). on windows, when i plug in the external speakers, the inbuilt speakers stop playing, which is how i want it to be on linux too.

any ideas?

thanks,
guy24x.

i thought i'd permanently disable the inbuilt speakers, but i dont know how to get into this laptop bios. apparently, pressing the "delete" key during bootup doesnt work.

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Old 07-16-2008, 05:22 PM   #2
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Open the mixer. Click on the speaker icon. Maximize PCM; reduce Master to zero. Control the headphone slide to appropriate level.
 
Old 07-17-2008, 08:39 AM   #3
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thanks a lot, biophysics, its working :-)

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guy24x
 
  


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