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Old 05-28-2009, 07:53 PM   #1
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Sound problem in Ubuntu but not in Windows

Hi everyone,

First of all, I just want to say that english is not my native language. Thanks for your comprehension.

I've search a lot trying to find someone that have experienced a problem similar as mine but I've found nothing so I've decided to ask here, maybe someone could help me!

I've just bought a new computer, I have Windows and Ubuntu (gnome). I need windows because I have a Zune. When I listen music in windows, everything is fine, the level of sound is normal. But when i'm in Ubuntu, the sound is so low that I have to put my speakers at maximum level to ear just a little. So, the sound work but it's very low. I've verified volume control and it was okay.

Because it's a new computer, i'm wondering if it's a sound card driver problem or if it's something I have to configure. I have 2 speakers with a subwoofer branded Altec Lansing.

If you need more info from me, just ask !

Thanks in advance for your help.

Old 05-28-2009, 08:04 PM   #2
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If you go to the command line (terminal) and type 'alsamixer' - it should show you the 'real' volume level. Check if it's adjusted properly.
Old 05-28-2009, 08:18 PM   #3
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Problem solved !

Thanks for your quick response !



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