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I installed Ubuntu some days ago. The sound worked perfectly, but today there was a shortcircuit and I lost the sound. I thought it was the sound card, but I started Windows XP and it worked fine. What should I do?

My sound card is an Intel Corporation 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) AC'97.

Thanks in advance! :)

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Have you tried unmuting? I sometimes experience that the sound is disabled when I improperly shutdown (e.g. kill or hard power off) at next boot – Lekensteyn Feb 11 '12 at 13:28
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Translated message:

Well maybe it's a driver or a problem with PulseAudio. Make sure the package pulseaudio is installed.


Pues quizás se trate de algún driver o algún problema con PulseAudio :| Comprueba que el paquete "pulseaudio" esté instalado :P

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Pulseaudio no estaba instalado :P – espectalll Feb 11 '12 at 11:54
Como antes me funcionaba... Bueno, voy a revisarlo, gracias :) – espectalll Feb 11 '12 at 11:55
Pues instalalo y me cuentas, de nada ;) – someone Feb 11 '12 at 11:59
Rsuelto... Aunque, por un error no relacionado, tuve que reinstalar Ubuntu :P – espectalll Feb 11 '12 at 13:50
Genial, aunque siento que hayas tenido que reinstalar :/ – someone Feb 11 '12 at 14:01

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