No sound after upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at
Thu Aug 6 09:56:11 CDT 2009

linux-ubuntu-modules-"yourkernel"-generic will do the trick.
Also a good idea is linux-backports-modules-hardy (do not remember why
at this moment but I know it is good to install)

I have heard of your problem but dont have it myself so can not help much.

Bob Haugen wrote:
> On Wed, 05 Aug 2009 08:12:41 +0200 <o.sinclair at> wrote:
>> did you install the linux-ubuntu-modules?
> According to the Synaptic Package Manager, none of them are installed.
> Is that something to install all at once, or selectively (module by module)?
> And if I install any or all of them, what are they supposed to do for me?
>> As I get it you seem to have "sort of sound", something I have never
>> experienced.
> I get sound in the Flash player in the browser, or in desktop mp3 and
> movie files, but not both at the same time.  Whichever starts first
> appears to disable the other.  The mp3 sound only reappears after I
> shut down the browser.
>> Either it has been gone (mixer icon is crossed out) or it
>> works in all things I use (musicplaying, videoplaying, youtube/flash
>> videos etc).
> That's what I had at first.  What I got now is better, even though still flakey.
>> Hope you can sort it out and sorry I am not able to assist.
> Thanks for trying.
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