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Re: [trinity-users] no sound in Jessie with r14 from

From: Felix Miata <mrmazda@...>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2015 13:23:29 -0400
E. Liddell composed on 2015-07-12 06:57 (UTC-0400):

> On Sun, 12 Jul 2015 06:06:22 -0400 Felix Miata wrote:

>> Last Debian I installed on any of my own systems was Etch, until Friday, when
>> I did a network minimal, then added TDE. In a broad sense, only one thing
>> bothers me at this point, no sound. In openSUSE we have YaST2 for such things
>> as sound configuration, but in Jessie/TDE I haven't found anything that
>> helps. Trying to use Synaptic to figure it out isn't working, because its
>> scroller is worthless - it has no buttons to scroll only a line at atime, and
>> the scrollbar hopelessly overshoots trying to drag or click. TCC's Sound &
>> Multimedia isn't producing any sound or any clues as to why not. SMplayer
>> plays video but without sound. Is there some TDE tool not yet installed that
>> can configure sound, or do I need some as yet undiscovered Debian tool to
>> make sound work? didn't seem to help at all. :-(

> Invoke alsamixer from the command line and check to make sure that
> nothing's muted and it's pointing at the right soundcard--don't ask me
> why, but ALSA sometimes sets everything up muted, and it isn't unusual
> for an HD audio device to register as *two* devices, only one of which
> works.

There must be something that didn't get installed.

openSUSE 13.2/KDE4 works right out of the box:

Same machine booted Jessie/R14:

I don't see any material difference. Any other ideas (besides PA)?
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