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I'm not even sure if sound was working after the install, I have installed things and 'apt-get upgrade' since then.

When I realized I had no sound, I tried installing 'emu10k1' from this list: http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Vendor-Creative_Labs

But it didn't work, or maybe I made a mistake.

I think I should let Ubuntu autodetect sound and reinstall it, to see what happens, but how do I do that?

Any other info is greatly appreciated.

Note: I'm on Ubuntu 12, as host. My sound card is "SoundBlaster Live! 5.1"

Note 2: I've been using linux for some time but only as VM's. I'm moving from windows 7.

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SB Live 5.1 should work by default. Does sound work with the Live CD? –  izx Jun 3 '12 at 9:16
    
@izx I reinstalled and everything works fine now. Don't know what happened before. –  HappyDeveloper Jun 4 '12 at 0:56
    
Good to know :) –  izx Jun 4 '12 at 0:57

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I ended up reinstalling ubuntu.

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