Question about Canonical Ltd. Ubuntu

1 Answer

I've installed Ubuuntu 8.10 on my asus laptop. I'm getting sound from my speakers, but when I plug in a speaker into the integrated soundcard, the speakers stop working(obviously) but I'm not getting any sound from the speakers either. The sound card worked on xp. Does anyone have a clue how to fix this? Thanks.

Posted by on

  • M Norwood May 11, 2010

    Are your soundcard drivers up-to-date in Ubuntu?

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

    Mayor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 2 times.

  • Contributor
  • 25 Answers

Try going to the audio control panel (speaker icon at the top right in panel) and see if some/or all of the controls are muted.

Posted on Mar 09, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

I have a MAG Innovision Model 468 LCD Monitor and a Compaq computer, how can I get the monitor speakers to work?


There should be a wire to connect between the speaker output of your soundcard (usually the green connector) to the monitor's speaker input. It should be a "mini" plug, 3.5mm diameter. Make sure your speakers are not muted in the audio/sound controls on the computer.

Aug 24, 2011 | Computers & Internet

2 Answers

Sound is very low and all volume controls seems to be turned up


if its a laptop you will find a volume control on the side or front of the laptop, which works in conjunction with the on-screen controls.

Jun 29, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have an asus g71gx running a realtek audio driver. I've reinstalled the driver, reinstalled a new OS, and I'm still not getting any sound out of the internal speakers, but when I plug in a...


Did the internal speakers worked before? Do you use the right drivers here is the ASUS download link http://usa.asus.com/Notebooks/Gaming_Powerhouse/G71Gx/#download Maybe there is a "switch off" in the BIOS?
The last option is that it is a HW failure - if the laptop is still under warranty I would use and not try to fix it by myself
Good Luck,

May 11, 2011 | Computers & Internet

3 Answers

I can not hear sounds from speakers


Check the speakers/Cables first. if those are ok,check the installation of sound card from the PC. open Control Panal->System and check for any problematic hardware devices.

Feb 28, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I donot have audio in my computer what i should do?


Check and make sure that you have the drivers installed for your soundcard. If the drivers are installed, check your speakers on another computer. If the speakers don't work on another computer try a different set of speakers on your computer. If the speakers work on another computer then it is either a driver issue or your sound card is bad. You did not specify if it was a desktop or laptop. I assumed it was a desktop. If it is a laptop then the speakers test is next to impossible but you can still try a set of heaphones.

If your speakers are good, your drivers are installed, then try checking for viruses. I have experienced that before. Test for virus, spyware, adware, malware, etc.

Finally if all else fails, reinstall windows and drivers. Make sure you have a backup of your data and a copy of the programs you need to reinstall. Good Luck!

Nov 26, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I've already downloaded the driver for my soundcard but still didn't solve the problem, i still don't hear sounds from the speaker, what will i do?


Checkyour bios and see if the machine has an integrated/onboard sound card and if it is selected.you need to de-select it,or set it to auto select. then try again.

Jan 06, 2010 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I'm getting no power to my speakers when i turn on the power wheel on my speaker, the blue light doesn't come on...all drivers check out and device is "working properly"is this a sound card issue?...


I assume you use a set of PC speakers with own power connector.
If the power connector is plugged in properly and the power source is operating flawless, then either the power cable or the internal power supply are broken.
The soundcard has by 100% nothing to do with the voltage control of your speakers. All it sends is an audio signal (Unless you relay on USB speakers, in which case the power actually MAY come from the computer, but I excluded that since you said you're using a soundcard, and those don't provide USB output).

Summary: Cable or PowerSupply or Power source not operating properly. (Or the switch). Either way, you should not open any high voltage electrical components as that may lead to a deadly electrical shock. Please consider an electrician or buy new speakers, if switching the power source doesn't help.

Dec 28, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

2 Answers

Cannot get sound from built in speakers in Windows Vista : what to do?


Hi there,

Please try to install the driver of your sound card. Just ensure that your driver installer is supports vista. If not you really need to get one compatible vista, if you know the model of your sound card, just search in the internet for free drivers.

regards,
Jeep Brainy

Aug 12, 2009 | Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Edition

1 Answer

I have totally no sound i have many sound codecs installed


Install the driver for your soundcard if it is a built-in one or add-on card. K-lite codec pack is a good application for many audio format. And under sound/speaker setting you should set the speaker on, not mute. And your speaker is totally working.

Apr 15, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

2 Answers

NO SOUND OUTPUT


Oh yes, I have the exact same issue, turns out that asus messed up the bios, on some models (not mine) simply updating the bios worked. On mine i had to install a PCI soundcard or not use my highend videocard and go back to the built in one.

Feb 03, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Canonical Ltd. Ubuntu Logo

Related Topics:

91 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Canonical Ltd. Computers & Internet Experts

k24674

Level 3 Expert

7993 Answers

laikexpert
laikexpert

Level 3 Expert

281 Answers

Christopher Thrash

Level 3 Expert

425 Answers

Are you a Canonical Ltd. Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...