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Old 08-08-2009, 05:52 AM   #1
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Ubuntu audio problem


i am using ubuntu 8.04 but my audio drivers are not working,i m not able to hear sound although vlc is playing .i have windows vista as my other os but i m facing no problem in that.
please help to sort out the issues as soon as possible...

kk

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Old 08-08-2009, 06:05 AM   #2
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1) Use a clear description of your subject,
2) Don't use urgent, we do this for fun and everybody is equally important here.

Subject line has now been edited by a mod to reflect the appropriate issue

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Old 08-08-2009, 06:19 AM   #3
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1) Use a clear description of your subject,
2) Don't use urgent, we do this for fun and everybody is equally important here.
I agree with druuna. A clear and descriptive subject will make a difference when you need help.
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please help to sort out the issues as soon as possible...
I understand you need a solution as soon as possible, but these sentences won't give you quicker answers. Please drop using such statements.

And now back to your question. Did you check alsamixer? Open your terminal window and type alsamixer. Check here if any of the channels are muted or the sliders are too low. Commonly you need to check the following channels for output: master and PCM. You can also install alsamixer-gui package so you can check alsamixer without the use of a terminal.

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Old 08-08-2009, 06:24 AM   #4
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While posting replies that only tell the OP how he should not use words like "urgent" have an educational value they do not help the OP solve his problem. Please refrain from posting remarks if you do not have the intention to help out.

...and in addition to what pusrob posted if the mixer suggestion doesn't work for you please post details like the output from 'lspci', 'sudo /sbin/lsmod' and any possibly audio related lines from dmesg or /var/log/messages.
 
Old 08-08-2009, 06:28 AM   #5
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i am using ubuntu 8.04 but my audio drivers are not working,i m not able to hear sound although vlc is playing .i have windows vista as my other os but i m facing no problem in that.
please help to sort out the issues as soon as possible...

kk
9.04 is the latest so if you go into synaptic the settings menu then click repositories and then the updates tab and set release upgrade to normal releases and then close synaptic and gointo system > administration > update manager and it should say new distrobution 9.04 avalible it is newer so might fix your prob
 
Old 08-08-2009, 06:35 AM   #6
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While posting replies that only tell the OP how he should not use words like "urgent" have an educational value they do not help the OP solve his problem. Please refrain from posting remarks if you do not have the intention to help out.
If I did not have the intention to help I would not have opened and read the thread in the first place. I'm still stupid (??) enough to at least look at posts that have complete and utter useless subject lines.

But I'll take unSpawn's advice to heart: I'll stop putting time into dumb posts (mind you: I'm pointing at the subject line here) that possibly (body could be more informative) waste my time from now on.........
 
Old 08-08-2009, 08:24 AM   #7
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With apologies to the OP for OT remarks, possibly you just don't see what it results in like talking away a threads 0-reply status. That means that a lot of people will see it has one reply and assume it is in the process of being dealt with. It also means that those that find the thread in search of answers will only get back the message that form trumps facts, which can not be the intention of LQ (primarily being a knowledge base).

Of course everybody is free to report a thread for title modding and asking a moderator to wedge in something like a link to (where applicable) the LQ Rules, How to ask specific questions, How to Use LinuxQuestions.org, How to ask a question and be secure or the LQ FAQ.

That doesn't mean LQ doesn't appreciate you browsing threads to provide nfo and you definately shouldn't mistake friendly advice for a reprimand. Since you don't list any email address you're welcome to contact me by email if anything is unclear or if you want to discuss it.
 
Old 08-09-2009, 12:11 AM   #8
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I agree with druuna. A clear and descriptive subject will make a difference when you need help.
I understand you need a solution as soon as possible, but these sentences won't give you quicker answers. Please drop using such statements.

And now back to your question. Did you check alsamixer? Open your terminal window and type alsamixer. Check here if any of the channels are muted or the sliders are too low. Commonly you need to check the following channels for output: master and PCM. You can also install alsamixer-gui package so you can check alsamixer without the use of a terminal.
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being new to this community ,i made this mistake and wont repeat this .
actually the exact problem is i have installed ubuntu linux 8.04 n i have downloaded all the update that r required but still no audio sound is being heard.,neither in headphone ,nor normally also my aslamixer is showing master on 81 and pcm on 100 , font is on 81 nad rest all at zero.
also my build essentials are missing. now r u comfortable with my query or do i need to explain more..
 
Old 08-09-2009, 12:15 AM   #9
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9.04 is the latest so if you go into synaptic the settings menu then click repositories and then the updates tab and set release upgrade to normal releases and then close synaptic and gointo system > administration > update manager and it should say new distrobution 9.04 avalible it is newer so might fix your prob
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being new to this community ,i made this mistake and wont repeat this .
actually the exact problem is i have installed ubuntu linux 8.04 n i have downloaded all the update that r required but still no audio sound is being heard.,neither in headphone ,nor normally also my aslamixer is showing master on 81 and pcm on 100 , font is on 81 nad rest all at zero.
also my build essentials are missing. now r u comfortable with my query or do i need to explain more..
also sir my update manager is showing the system to be up to date..
 
  


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