"No Sound" after installing Ubuntu 8.04 on inspiron 1420

Georgi Kourtev gkourtev at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 07:00:49 CST 2008


I had a similar problem. You need to get HDA Intel support for the sound to 
work. After you install it, make sure that you mute and unmute all channels 
and it works.

I still cannot get my microphone working though. I run Kubuntu on dell 
inspiron 1525.


On Thursday 11 December 2008 13:21:40 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> 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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