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Month: April 2014

Re: [trinity-users] Dead Sound Card

From: Chris Graham <chrisdgraham22@...>
Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2014 14:11:13 -0400
Another sound fixing trick for the newest distros:

yourusername@debian7:~$ su
root@debian7:/home/yourusername# alsa force-reload

This reloads all the sound drivers en masse. Though fairly reliable,
the sound still
craps out occasionally for me on Mint 15, Ubuntu 13.04 and Debian testing, ( on
a regular Dell PC) and this command usually fixes it.

On 4/8/14, Lisi Reisz <lisi.reisz@...> wrote:
> On Tuesday 08 April 2014 15:43:29 Alexandre wrote:
>> Then, some laptops has a function keys, on the same keys as F1,
>> F..., where you can press FN+ (the mute button) to turn on or off
>> the sound. On some lappies, these keys are driven by the software
>> (in linux), or on older lappies, it is directly controlled by the
>> hardware, which is more multi-platform friendly. Also, does the
>> laptop has a hardware volume control, probably on the side of it?
> That was it.  Thank you so much Alexandre.  There was a small actual
> button, immediately below the touch-pad.  Daft place.  It can
> obviously be touched by mistake far too easily!
> I now know the model: Dell Inspiron 9300.
> Thanks :-))
> Lisi
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