DELL inspiron 1420 with linux help!!! (URGENT)

Victor Kane victorkane at
Wed Jun 24 20:46:28 CDT 2009


I didn't have to do that. Perhaps someone can suggest an authoritative guide
to pulseaudio on Ubuntu?


On Wed, Jun 24, 2009 at 8:36 PM, Chris Moss <moschris at> wrote:

> Victor,
> You mention a problem with pulseaudio. I have a Dell Inspiron 1735 and
> have just installed 9.04 and cannot get the sound to work. I'm new to
> Ubuntu and the mix of Alsa and Pulseaudio is among the things confusing
> me.
> One of the recommendations I see on several forums is to add a line into
> alsa-base.conf such as
>   options snd-hda-intel model=dell-m4-1
> but I don't know what dell model I should add. I started by making sure
> the device wasn't muted in the mixer, but there seems more to it than
> that.
> Any clues?
> Chris
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