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Old 03-01-2011, 11:28 AM   #1
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why doesn't HDMI only show picture and not sound?


As my first question and a complete noob, please forgive me if this has been covered a million times, but

My asus F9e laptop, shows picture ok on my plasma tv, but the sound doesn't - I'm running ubuntu 10.10

can anyone help me please?



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Old 03-01-2011, 11:37 AM   #2
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check mixer.

post shell output of

lspci -v
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Usually you have to set sound device to be the hdmi or whatever drives it. Sound device may be the built in audio and you need to change that. (maybe)
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run alsamixer from command line and unmute the spdif channels.
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You could also try unmuting external amplifier in alsamixer.


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