For example, mention you ran the command sudo aplay -l, and paste the terminal output after you ran it. My desktop never failed. It should be a better solution, but this is what I have done for fixing my sound on Ubuntu 13.04: Reinstalling alsa-base and pulseaudio Remove alsa-base and pulseaudio: $ sudo apt-get sudo alsa force-reload Unloading ALSA sound driver modules: (none loaded). his comment is here
It worked for me this way in my old laptop which I thought was broken after a rough drop. now i am facing sound problem for each restart. Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead? The following solution should work onĀ Ubuntu 14.04, 13.10, 13.04 Raring Ringtail, 12.10 and any older release of Ubuntu. 1.
Right now, I just do sudo alsa force-reload and then re-start and all is good till sleep state. This has happened many times over the years, where I'm notreally sure what the key ingredient was, andthen just as inexplicably its gone again. Then press the middle mouse button or mouse wheel anywhere inside the Terminal. And updated kernel was available, but was being held back by apt-get.
Actually, my Husband listens while I read. Also, if Headphone Sense or Line Jack Sense are unmuted, audio is dead (R52, X40). Thanks as always to all contributors to this thread. There is also a popping sound that randomly happens as well, from the speakers, but that mostly happens when I am turning the volume up or down, so it would be
I have no problems with sound in YouTube and Adobe Flash. When i start my computer. Sound went out after an update of software this morning. Tango Icons © Tango Desktop Project.
DO NOT run this. Now, you need to reboot your computer. Thanks a lot! Forcing an ALSA reload didn't help :( Reply Abhishek Prakash says August 2, 2013 at 1:35 pm try re-installing flash.
Deals from It's FOSS Shop See all deals Comments Robson says November 21, 2016 at 2:38 pm After tried the "FIRST ALTERNATE METHOD TO FIX NO SOUND IN UBUNTU 14.04". LinuxPlus 3,996 views 5:49 How to fix having no sound at all on Kali Linux - Duration: 2:41. Choose "Unlimited" as scrolling option. Now, to address the same message received on BOTH machines as start-up re: running in Software Rendering Mode (whatever that is, as it is NO WHERE elsewhere referenced, and net research
Ensure that pulseaudio control utility is installed: sudo apt-get install pavucontrol run the utility pavucontrol Move to the leftmost tab (configuration), there is adrop downlist of profiles. this content Reply NiteRain says February 13, 2014 at 4:04 am yup, first method worked Reply nico says February 10, 2014 at 9:49 pm after trying everything and nothing seemed to work I Regardless, you get the credit - we can hear our PC again. Reply Kosti1 says October 5, 2014 at 8:24 am Thank you for breaking my linux mint 17.
Your solution of using a force-reload of alsa works great as a work-around. I got sound working after: sudo apt-get install pulseaudio-module-x11 \ pulseaudio-module-zeroconf \ pulseaudio-module-gconf And also adding my username to audio related groups in /etc/groups: audio:x:29:pulse,jreynolds pulse:x:123:jreynolds pulse-access:x:124:jreynolds And of course, flushing Reply Andrew says October 27, 2013 at 8:35 pm Do you have a article on how to disable headphone autodetect? http://wipidigital.com/sound-problem/sound-problem-ubuntu-12-10.html thnx again and best wishes! :) Reply Chris says December 4, 2013 at 10:15 pm worked for me, thanks!
Instead if you remove ~/.config/pulse (because it has been completely borked) reboot and you have sound again -- at least I did. ALSA was correctly installed or upgraded, but a wrong / old kernel was booted instead of the most recent kernel version. Finally after an hour trying a lot of things I found It was a VLC conflict.
Web searches revealed MANY such issues (especially with Acer Netbooks), with many fixes (none of which worked for me). When I checked the system reverted back to Trusty Tahr 14.04 and audio was gone. After a cold boot (shut down and remove the power cord - for a laptop also the battery if you can) sound was working fine as if it always had! Reply Abhishek Prakash says December 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm Good to know :) Reply Anon says November 25, 2013 at 5:42 am I love your "First Alternate method".
However, in other apps sound still works fine. says October 26, 2013 at 1:30 pm Thanks Abhishek for posting this guide. Reply Simon Pol says September 21, 2015 at 7:53 pm Hallo Abhishek. check over here The first solution works for me - don't even need to restart the machine.
See also ALSA Wiki FAQ . The Sound Theme tool is also accessible via System > Preferences > Sound Step 11 Try connecting headphones to different audio jacks/ports on the back-panel of the sound-card until you hopefully I got a Lenovo ideapad U430p Intel i5 core Linux mint 17.2 cinnamon Do u got any idea what might be the problem? Step 13 Specify the exact model and make of your PC (if possible) in the new thread that you created at Launchpad Answers Forum.
I wondered if it had to with installing alongside Win 8? Renaud Reply Lavina Dsouza says November 29, 2015 at 7:45 am hi, actually after ma ubuntu 12.04 LTS installation my sound was working bt suddenly while shut down i got a Hopefully someone there will have already come across this problem and have a fix for it. I did not have '3.8.0-17' or any other 3.8* kernel available in GRUB, which I suppose would work since the audio was working before.
Reply Abhishek Prakash says August 11, 2013 at 7:20 pm I saw someone mentioning pavucontrol for this problem on Ask Ubuntu. I opened alsamixer and there, in headphones field I increased level of both sides to full and saved this setting permanently with Code: sudo alsactl store and restarted thats it.