View Full Version : [SOLVED] Sound not working
July 8th, 2012, 04:01 AM
Hello everybody, I did the following:
Used ubuntu12.04mini-iso. After the baresystem was installed i did the following: sudo apt-get install xinit xorg xterm chromium-browser gksu synaptic. Pulseaudio and alsa-base are installed, I also installed xubuntu restricted extras.
My problem is that I don't get sound.
Does anybody know if I should instaal something extra or do something to get the sound working?
On the same system xubuntu installation did have working sound.
Thanks for any relpy!
July 8th, 2012, 06:05 AM
And the hardware? ie. Do you use HDMI? .. I had problems with the cable for instance..
July 8th, 2012, 07:40 AM
Hardware shouldn't be a problem I'm using virtualbox for this tryout for now. I've also checked mini-iso with md5, its fine. Im at a loss, Thanks for reacting!
July 8th, 2012, 07:58 AM
Install alsa-utils then open up alsamixer and see what is muted?
Also check "lsmod" for sound drivers loaded, and report back on the output of "aplay -l"
July 8th, 2012, 08:10 AM
have you seen the torubleshooting guides?: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1885240
July 8th, 2012, 09:13 AM
Alsamixer is not muted but it seems there is no soundcard according to aplay -l see screenshot attachment. Some further help would be very much appreceated! Since I'm quite new at this I don't know what to look for.
July 8th, 2012, 09:22 AM
I've been looking for some sort of guide for quite some time, thanks! Going to see where it gets me.
September 23rd, 2012, 02:25 AM
To everybody who is reading this, The solution of the problem is very simple. Since I didn't install a complete system but builded it up myself, my user wasn't added to the audio-group. I managed it by sudo usermod -a -G audio username. Thanks everybody who reacted and to anybody reading this, I hope it helps!
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