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So I just installed Ubuntu on my system, and a bunch of stuff doesn't work. Including the sound. I'm going through the troubleshooting over at https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshooting , but I'm stuck.

I'll go through the steps for you guys so you know my situation.

1-3) My sound is not muted

4) $ sudo aplay -l

aplay: device_list:252: no soundcards found...

5) find /lib/modules/`uname -r` | grep snd

returns a large list of items

6) lspci -v | grep -A7 -i "audio"

00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio (rev 06)

    Subsystem: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. Device 10b3
    Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 3
    Memory at d9c00000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
    Capabilities: <access denied>
    Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel

But then I go to http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Main and I con't find my audio card. Do I just suck at searching? Or am I just hosed and my audio card isn't supported? Is there anything else I can do?

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I had the same problem and I found this solution:

killall pulseaudio

This isn't my solution though. I found it here: No sound in Ubuntu 12.04. It worked for me

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