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    no sound when running gnometris game

    Hi - I feel kind of silly about this but I cannot get the sound to work again on gnometris. The sound seems to work on everything else . . . I almost never play games but this is kind of annoying.

    Thanks.


    Sorry - I am running KK 9.10 on a Compaq Presario C500 laptop. The sound seems to work for everything else - movies, mp3 files, streaming audio from the Internet, etc.

    I have gone through most of the steps here: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshooting

    made a couple slight modifications but nothing major.

    Running in a terminal the following nets the subsequent info for the Audio device (I left out all the other output):

    Code:
    uname@uname-laptop:/etc$ lspci -v | less
    
    
    00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
            Subsystem: Hewlett-Packard Company Device 30a5
            Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 22
            Memory at d0340000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
            Capabilities: <access denied>
            Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
            Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel
    Hope this helps.
    Last edited by GMachine_24; August 21st, 2010 at 09:38 PM. Reason: should have added information the first time

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    Re: no sound when running gnometris game

    Hi.

    I think that this might be a bug. The thing is..... there might actually be no sounds installed to use .

    Just a quick google search brought me:

    https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+s...es/+bug/492128

    I have an idea, though. Try installing this package via terminal like so(Applications>Accessories>Terminal):

    sudo apt-get install sound-theme-freedesktop

    and enter your pass - There will be no visual feedback but it is registering your keystrokes, don't worry.

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