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Topic # 83088 10-May-2011 13:21
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Hi there,

Have a problem with my sound it has stopped working. I am running the new version of ubuntu, my sound card is Realtek ALC 6660- VD. I have searched the net and have tried a few things but no go. 

Any feed back would be awesome.

Thanks

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  Reply # 467551 10-May-2011 13:34
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Does it display any error messages? Does the volume icon on the menu bar show it is muted or has an X over it? Do you connect the sound from your computer to a TV via HDMI?

Have you tried rebooting? ;)




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  Reply # 467588 10-May-2011 14:52
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Are you in Gnome or KDE? What applications have you installed or uninstalled prior to this? What are you using to play sound?




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  Reply # 467642 10-May-2011 16:53
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I'm pretty new to ubuntu Undecided I think I am running KDE but i'm not sure. When I orginally installed ubuntu on my system the sound was fine I have done the standed updates and also updated to the newst version. I did install a torrent app and also wine but removed wine because it affected me accessing my files.

The icon seems fine sound bar goes up and down as usual but no sound from speakers or through head phones.

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  Reply # 467643 10-May-2011 16:55
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You may need to install the additional drivers. If you are using 11.04 search additional drivers in the new dock thingy. That may sort your problem out.

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  Reply # 467653 10-May-2011 17:10
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Pulseaudio doesn't play well with KDE. If you are using KDE remove Pulseaudio and stick with Alsa.




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  Reply # 467665 10-May-2011 17:31
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Hey,

Do I remove Pulseaudio through  software center or a command in terminal?

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  Reply # 467674 10-May-2011 17:40
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shadow69: Hey,

Do I remove Pulseaudio through  software center or a command in terminal?


Open terminal and type:

sudo aptitude uninstall pulseaudio 




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  Reply # 467678 10-May-2011 17:45
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sudo apt-get remove pulseaudio




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  Reply # 467736 10-May-2011 20:41
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Didnt seem to work Frown

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  Reply # 467737 10-May-2011 20:42
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I assume you rebooted?




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  Reply # 467862 11-May-2011 11:02
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Something simple to try - go to the sound preferences from the volume icon and see what is selected as 'Connector' under the 'Output' tab.




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  Reply # 467895 11-May-2011 12:20
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Yeah I rebooted, sound preferences won't open now

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  Reply # 467916 11-May-2011 13:17
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shadow69: Yeah I rebooted, sound preferences won't open now


That was for Pulseaudio, you need to use Alsamixer etc to adjust levels, settings. tbh you're better off reinstalling the OS. A 10 minute reinstall is more efficient than days of troubleshooting.




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  Reply # 467919 11-May-2011 13:26
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Fare call thanks heaps for all your help.

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