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sound card not detected

by vin_akleh / January 8, 2011 6:29 AM PST

i have a desktop pc with a built in sound card (that had an another sound card in it that i removed), i installed ubuntu and everything works fin except for the built in sound card, i don't know what is the solution, can anyone help, is it because i removed the other sound card (is there a jumper or something i should reposition in the mother-bored?)

or is it a software problem??

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Sorry for the short reply.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / January 8, 2011 7:43 AM PST

Try setting the bios to enable on board sound.

As there is no make or model, I'll keep the replies very short.

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Sound issues Ubuntu
by pgc3 / January 8, 2011 11:31 PM PST

At the top of the desktop, Ubuntu, there should be a speaker icon, click on that and then click on Sound Preferences, click Output, see if your onboard audio device is there, if it is make sure it is activated,you should be able to click on the little dot to activate if it is not. If it is not there, go to system, preferences, installed hardware and see if the system picks it up. Good luck.

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by DeviceDriver / February 14, 2011 9:59 AM PST
In reply to: Sound issues Ubuntu

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