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I am trying to play wolfenstien ET and everything works fine, except the sound... I can't hear anything, doesn't matter if it speakers or headphones..

Anyone have any ideas?

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Obvious question, but I assume your system sound works when wolf ET is not running, also what version of Ubuntu is it running on? –  Stephen Myall Aug 9 '12 at 21:27
    
yes system sound works, even works on other games...12.04 –  TheX Aug 9 '12 at 21:42
    
Also, you may want to edit your question to clarify that you're running the GNU/Linux version (provided by the developer, idSoftware), and not the Windows version in Wine. (Assuming the GNU/Linux version is the one you're using.) –  Eliah Kagan Aug 10 '12 at 12:09
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If your system sound is working perfectly and your sound issues are game specific, its possible you may have unmet dependenies. (Have you considered this?)

libgtk1.2Install libgtk1.2 must be installed

sudo apt-get install libgtk1.2

Also even if you are running 64-bit you need top install the 32-bit libraries ia32-libsInstall ia32-libs

sudo apt-get install ia32-libs

I tried to recreate this issue on a friends machine last night (as i knew he plays Enemy territory) with out success and i am all out of ideas if my answer here isnt the solution.

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I'll try this when I get home, thanks for the suggestions. –  TheX Aug 10 '12 at 13:11
    
I can't get libgtk1.2 to install, tells me the package is not available... any idea why? –  TheX Aug 10 '12 at 20:46
    
@TheX Trust you used the sudo apt-get install libgtk1.2 in terminal –  Stephen Myall Aug 10 '12 at 23:26
    
@TheX Just found another question here on AU with the same problem. Check it out in might help you askubuntu.com/questions/1846/… –  Stephen Myall Aug 10 '12 at 23:29
    
Yes to the first question, and I will check out the link. –  TheX Aug 11 '12 at 2:45
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