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Exile666
August 21st, 2008, 04:34 PM
I had Ubuntu for a while and never got around to sorting out my speakers. Other Linux distros worked with my speakers. So can Install windows drivers for them?

TenPlus1
August 21st, 2008, 04:44 PM
Windows drivers will not work for sound cards in Linux, but pop into the System -> Preferences -> Multimedia System Selector and mess around in there to see if your sound works again, switch between ALSA, Pulse and OSS...

Also, double-click on the volume control in the tray and edit the preferences to turn ALL of the switches ON, sometimes front/rear speakers for your sound card may be the problem...

Exile666
August 21st, 2008, 04:52 PM
no luck, didn't work.