Using drivers from alsa-project Update: The instructions below are outdated. One is through the apt-get system. Resume this guide from General Help step 4. These are the audio controls you can change. Of course, if you wish to give attribution back to me, that would be very nice.
You can adjust them with various commands that follow the basic pattern of amixer -c set. Any other suggestions and feedback is also welcomed. Problem is my Realtek card is set as default and some applications doesn't let you select which sound device to use. The following solution should work on Ubuntu 14. If this is the case, you can purge your custom changes, and reset your system to a clean base.
This post takes a quick look at some of the most commonly used commands to check information and configuration details about various hardware peripherals and devices. Ubuntu developers need your feedback to see that your sound system is not working for you. I did this but no sound. Make sure that the volume is not set too low. Do you have the sound modules installed? Ubuntu is fast, reliable, packed with great software and free of viruses.
If that is the case it means that your mic is working and is being picked up correctly by the operating system. After many years Ubuntu still is and always will be free to use, share and develop. Second alternate method to fix no sound in Ubuntu Go to your home directory and then go to the hidden config directory. Using lshw If you just run lshw by itself on the command line, your screen will be flooded with large amounts of text. It does not have any further options or functionality. What I noticed was: 1. I am a Linux evangelist who believes in Hard work, A down to earth person, Likes to share knowledge with others, Loves dogs, Likes photography.
Even if this step works, you should file a bug with the Ubuntu developers at if you haven't already so they can try to understand why your computer isn't auto-detecting the sound card. If that does not work, you might want to try doing the same for any other devices that are listed. Paste the error message that you get and state that you were following instructions on this page. Remember the name of your soundcard driver and use it in place of the blue text below. I'm attempting to use to record from my camcorder but I'm having a slight problem. Please use these instructions at your own risk. Is the system recognizing your sound card? I tried , still no sound, but I am a Noob to all this puter tech.
Ubuntu today Ubuntu today has nine flavours and dozens of localised and specialised derivatives. If there are no others, you should create one with default settings. Create a file telling the system to restart alsa when the computer is being brought up from suspended mode to make the audio work again. You may be able to find and install drivers for your card. Third alternate method: Try alsamixer Open a terminal and use the following command to open alsamixer: alsamixer You should see a screen like this: Check if the speakers or your desired audio output is muted here. With the option network, it filters the result for networking hardware only.
Note that this will replace any file in the current directory called hardware. If you need help with this, you should ask at. You should probably include output of the commands in the previous sections in the bug report. You can override the auto-detection and force your computer to load the driver on every reboot by adding the driver i. Ubuntu System on a Chip certified hardware Low-power small-footprint System on a Chip SoC hardware are re-defining the future of sustainable data centers. Mr Surendra Anne is from Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India. In my case, I deselected 'all' then selected 'via82xx'.
A final thing to check is that the audio cable is securely plugged into the back of the speakers. IoT certified hardware A number of IoT vendors rely on Ubuntu for their devices, from drones and robots to edge gateways and development boards. If it doesn't play the first time you run that command, try running it again as root. Pain in the rear actually. The fix depends on the kind of problem you have. You can contact me at surendra linuxnix dot com.
The list includes lscpu, hwinfo, lshw, dmidecode, lspci etc. But then, there is always a way to overcome these big little problems. In this post will try to list some solutions to no-sound issue on Ubuntu. Using their I'm able to get audio and video. You should not need to recompile your own drivers. Microphone input signal gains in Gnome mixer and Alsa mixer are set to 100%.
Instead, you use commands to set the various volumes of each channel for your sound cards. Upgrading your sound drivers may fix the nosound issue, you will need to make sure to uninstall the previous override before trying a new one. Reinstall Alsa and Pulse Audio Try to reinstall pulse audio and Alsa, open terminal and enter the following commands: Purge Alsa and Pulse audio using the command: sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base pulseaudio Now install again Alsa and Pulse Audio: sudo apt-get install alsa-base pulseaudio Then, reload Alsa: sudo alsa force-reload Done. This narrows down the problem somewhat. On the desktop there are gui tools, for those who do not want to memorise and type commands.