(Solved)No Sound At All.........

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(Solved)No Sound At All.........

Postby wbee on Sat Mar 07, 2009 9:33 pm

Hello,

**At the bottom of this post, I've copied the terminal information for my sound card.

The motherboard was a Nividia chipset with AC 97,which I disabled and upgraded to a Soundblaster Audigy SE 24 bit sound card,which works beautifully in Windows XP.

Yes,I over rode the mute setting in the system tray. No sound.

There is no Analog/Digital selector in the preferences;I made sure everything was on.

The system keeps detecting the on board Nividia as my sound card,so of course,the tests don't work.

I posted this on launchpad and received two responses. Being new at this,I had no idea what they meant. Here they are:

Sourcepackagename: rhythmbox => alsa-lib

Sourcepackagename: None => alsa-tools

If someone could walk me through what I should put into the terminal or point me to a package download,I'd sure appreciate it.

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description: Audio device
product: MCP51 High Definition Audio
vendor: nVidia Corporation
physical id: 10.1
bus info: pci@0000:00:10.1
version: a2
width: 32 bits
clock: 66MHz
capabilities: pm msi ht bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=0 maxlatency=5 mingnt=2 module=snd_hda_intel

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*-multimedia:1
description: Multimedia audio controller
product: SB Audigy LS
vendor: Creative Labs
physical id: 7
bus info: pci@0000:04:07.0
version: 00
width: 32 bits
clock: 33MHz
capabilities: pm bus_master cap_list
configuration: driver=CA0106 latency=64 maxlatency=20 mingnt=2 module=snd_ca0106
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Re: No Sound At All.........

Postby Ripose on Sun Mar 08, 2009 9:46 am

Have you disabled "On Board Sound" in your BIOS?

Sound Blaster cards (including your model) should be auto-detected by Linux, and Linux should install the alsa packages for it.
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Re: No Sound At All.........

Postby wbee on Sun Mar 08, 2009 1:10 pm

Ripose,

Thank you. That's part of what it was.

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