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Old 10-27-2016, 04:20 AM   #1
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how to install " REALTEK HD AUDIO CODEC " in ubuntu ?

after googling over internet, I came to know to a certain extent to install REALTEK HD CODEC in ubunut. but , the process seems to me is quite difficult for such a newbie like me. the steps I followed are stated below.

1) I installed the linux version of REALTEK software from the website in a tar.gz form.

2) after navigating to the downloads directories I did not found any ./conf file to configure it.

3) I cannot use the command " make "

4) and subsequently " make install " command to install the software.

pls tell me how to install the software manually. a step by step guide for what I am looking for will be appreciated.
Old 11-05-2016, 09:19 AM   #2
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What Realtek audio chip do you have on your mainboard?

lspci -v | grep audio

Usually, the common Realtek audio chips are supported by ALSA.

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And: why do you want to install a driver with that method? The sound is not coming out of the PC? you want to use a sound-output instead of another one? perhaps you could use the troubleshooting procedure and post few outputs here in order to understand
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Originally Posted by vulopal View Post
pls tell me how to install the software manually. a step by step guide for what I am looking for will be appreciated.

To my knowledge, this codec comes with Ubuntu and I'm sure other distributions, so you shouldn't need to install anything. Are you not getting any sound? If you would, please open a terminal and post (by copying and pasting) the results of these commands...

lspci -nnk | grep -i -A7 audio
lsmod | grep snd
aplay -l
Also, please upload a screenshot of the results of this command by using "Attach Files" under "Additional Options" (below the text window when replying to a post)...



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