Managing sound in Ubuntu 9.10
Feb 04, 2010, 06:03 (0 Talkback[s])
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"For some users, sound in Linux is nothing short of a nightmare.
Even once beyond the initial setup of your hardware (a task that is
usually handled automatically at install) some still have trouble
trying to figure out where and how to manage their sound.
"In this tutorial I will show you which tools to use to help
troubleshoot sound on your Ubuntu-based machine as well as make
that sound sound as good as possible. This article will focus not
only on Ubuntu but GNOME as well. The reason being is that the
GNOME tools are outstanding.
"Before we get into managing the sound on your system,
let’s take a look at some troubleshooting tools you can use.
The first thing you need to do is to check to make sure your sound
card was detected."