"No Sound" after installing Ubuntu 8.04 on inspiron 1420

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 05:34:24 CST 2008


Try installing a package named
inux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-19-generic
if you are on kernel 2.6.24-19

then reboot and see if that helps

Prakash Pujari wrote:
> Hi Tom & Karen Pino, O. Sinclair,
> 
> Thanks for your valuable response.
> 
> No, my PC is not even playing system sounds. I installed Ubuntu from the 
> Live CD. I checked all volume control settings, everything looks fine. 
> When I run test for sound, it plays very minute beep. When I try to play 
> any system sounds like login and logout sounds, its not. There is no 
> problem with audio-card, as when I switch to Windows Vista, it works fine.
> 
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 12:27 PM, O. Sinclair <o.sinclair at gmail.com 
> <mailto:o.sinclair at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
>     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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