"No Sound" after installing Ubuntu 8.04 on inspiron 1420

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 00:57:05 CST 2008

Prakash Pujari wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently brought Dell Inspiron 1420 with Windows Vista pre-installed 
> in it. Now I installed Ubuntu 8.04 on it. It's working fine with no 
> problem except the sound.
> Does Ubuntu 8.04 has all dell audio drivers? or those needs to be 
> installed seperately?  I'm running kernel 2.6.24-19. What should I do?
You should have no problem unless you are trying to play mp3 or 
likewise, they require installation of so-called restricted drivers. Do 
you have ANY sound(s) at all or just problems playing certain music etc?

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