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I simply don't have any sound on my Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise), after upgrade from 11.10. Using this command: sudo killall pulseaudio; rm -r ~/.pulse*, the audio comes back but when I turn it off and on again the audio is gone. Again.

Alsamixer works fine all the bars on top. And the sound configuration reveals something; it says "Salida para torpes" as well known as "Salida boba". A translation would be "Dummy output".

So I already don't know what's going on. :/

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closed as off topic by fossfreedom May 22 '12 at 18:27

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This question should instead be filed as a bug report, thanks! Instructions here. – Jorge Castro Apr 30 '12 at 2:11

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Can you post some terminal output like shown below? My results are in there for example. $ aplay -l ** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ** card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC889 Analog [ALC889 Analog] ...

Replace "alc889" with the id of your hardware: Then to get the model to put in alsa-base.conf: $ gunzip -c /usr/share/doc/alsa-base/driver/HD-Audio-Models.txt.gz |grep -i "alc889" intel-alc889a Intel IbexPeak with ALC889A intel-x58 Intel DX58 with ALC889

The workaround for the problem is to add the identifier (as shown above) to the bottom of /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf (then rebooting). There is probably a bug on for your sound model.

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so, I got this: tarjeta 0: SB [HDA ATI SB], dispositivo 0: ALC268 Analog [ALC268 Analog] Subdispositivos: 1/1 Subdispositivo #0: subdevice #0 – Manck Apr 29 '12 at 18:20
Ok I fix it, I just copy the killall pulse line on etc/rc.local – Manck Apr 29 '12 at 19:07

I removed alsa-hda-dkms (alsa-hda-dkms 0.201205021650~precise1) and rebooted. Sound is back. Weirdo.

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