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[Discuss] Help with Ubuntu audio (newcomer)

Have you seen this...

Based on the comments, many have been able to fix their audio issues
following these instructions. While compiling isn't necessarily
difficult, I was able to install the recommended alsa version from a PPA
- see:

(Also added this to your thread @


On 12/18/2011 09:58 PM, Dan Ritter wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 09:53:29PM -0500, Daniel Barrett wrote:
>> I am seeking help getting audio working on my Kubuntu 10.04 system. Ever
>> since upgrading the system from a rather old version (7.10), audio has been
>> broken, either not playing at all, or playing only in some programs but not
>> others. Right now I have no sound at all. I posted full details in the
>> Ubuntu forums:
>> but never got any responses.  Sometimes I can get sound by deleting
>> ~/.pulse and ~/.pulse-cookie, logging out, and logging back in. But the
>> solution doesn't last. Other times I run Amarok and, lo and behold, sound
>> starts working everywhere. Temporarily.
> You've tried everything at ?
> -dsr-
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