Type alsamixer and press the Enter key. Having no sound is a real problem. I'm on Kali Linux 2. To exit alsamixer, press the Esc key. How can I fix it? Initially Linux was intended to develop into an operating system of its own, but these plans were shelved somewhere along the way. I think I covered everything here, though.
Wrap Up We have listed the most common fixes for the no sound problem in Ubuntu. But some parts are still there. Use the left and right arrow keys to select a volume control. Running arch linux with: Linux hunchback 3. This is also a list of articles about problems that are specific for a certain sound card.
Then there was no soundcard found. So i guess it just triggered the problem in a indirect way. The grep command searches its input for a string. To see the available devices, use aplay -L. We already discussed this a bit in. Allocated during whole lifetime: 41 blocks containing 1. Use the up and down arrow keys to increase and decrease volume levels for each control.
It's probably also important to note that lsmod and lspci give me nothing related to sound cards. Feel free to post over at instead. Maintaining Arch is a measure of your diligence. Note: When you mute or unmute a control, pulseaudio might pick it up and mute and unmute other controls as well. What could be the problem? Log in with another user account. You can do this with the speaker-test command for one, which will by default play white actually pink noise out of the speakers. I read a suggestion that I might have accidentally blacklisted the snd modules, but I'm not sure which blacklist that'd be in and how to un-blacklist them.
You should also verify that the output volume is not muted on your computer and that the correct output device is selected. Of course this is Ubuntu so I can't just login from scratch as root. Select your correct sound card by pressing F6. The sound cards aren't accessible as a regular user atm - I fucked something up while uninstalling, I guess. You will see the following output in your terminal. Recently, whenever I pause a youtube video, sometimes the sound will drop out.
Password Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux. Other threads i this forum. I'm gonna try and determine if it's a physical problem, but in a few hours. I would still try to connect a bluetooth headset to see if the software side works just to make sure. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. The errors you get all point to a non-existent sound card.
Note that a bar can be 100% full but still be muted, so do check for this. It falls back to a dummy-output and no input so i can't play sounds or use my mic. To learn more, see our. It complaining about alsamixer seems to indicate a general problem about alsa though. Provide details and share your research! Check the volume First thing you need to check is the volume settings, Go to top menu and click sound settings see screenshot bellow : Check output volume if muted or not, if not muted then go further with the steps bellow, if is muted then is your problem should be resolved just you have to uncheck mu te. Knowing this, should I just apt-get a new kernel upgrade and clobber the previous kernel upgrade? Once I did those things, the computer was able to find the module snd-intel8x0 and i loaded it, and voila, it worked. Is there a good reason why I can't start alsamixer when my soundcard isn't found? Provide details and share your research! By now I also made my system not load any moudules which have oss in their name.
Are you new to LinuxQuestions. It provides some useful commands: amixer, alsamixer, alsactl, aplay and speaker-test. It still has normal sound. It is also possible to have sound from Firefox but not from Chrome! But there I only see what kind of hardware I have. Sadly I lost track of which is which, and the good one is simply vm. Which is weird since it's supposed to be part of the kernel. The currently selected item is shown in red.
To control these settings we can use the alsamixer command which gives a graphical display in your terminal or the amixer command. I have a similar problem when I use aplay within an lxterm, but not when I exit X and try aplay at the console. Then you can at least rule out something physical. You can add a user to the audio group with: sudo usermod --append --groups audio The user need to log out and log in again for the effects to be applied. To learn more, see our. To learn more, see our.