[ILUG] Intrepid Ibex - audio broken
john.allen at dublinux.net
Fri Oct 31 08:08:29 GMT 2008
Gerard Cunningham wrote:
> Having upgraded a Scaleo P Fujitsu Siemens desktop from Ubuntu 8.04 to
> 8.10, I now have no sound. The first hit on a Google search is a page
> from ubuntuforums on audio problems with Ibex, which times out. Not
> Clicking on the volume/speaker icon, I get an error saying the volume
> control did not find and elements or devices to control. I either don't
> have the right Gstreamer plugins installed, or don't have a sound card
Had a similar problem with a kernel upgrade.
The upgrade did not install linux-ubuntu-modules, therefore no sound device.
Make sure the correct linux-ubuntu-modules for you installed kernel is
> Using synaptic package manager, I installed every gstreamer plugin I
> could find, so I assume the problem is I need to configure the
> The manuals for the machine give me no information on wh kind of sound
> card I have, so I'm at a loss as to where to go from here. I assume I
> need to physically look under the hood and take note of a product ID
> somewhere, unless there's a way to make the os look for the sound card.
> Any suggestions for basic things I could check to see if they resolve
> the issue?
> (And the basic-er the better, I'm a beginner level end user.)
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