I checked the basic sound settings. I had installed the latest version of chrome for Linux, despite being warned not to, and now my sound doesn't work. Everything worked fine for several weeks, including sound for flashplayer, which is why I installed chrome. I tried to uninstall chrome using the Ubuntu Software Center, thinking I would start over, but Chrome doesn't appear as installed software. I disabled automute using alsamixer and rebooted. I downloaded the latest drivers and rebooted, and still no sound. How do I get back to Ubuntu 12.10, nothing extra to start over?
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It is due to the installation of Google Chrome. I also faced the same problem but recovered it.
Google chrome is not in the software package list of Ubuntu. It is downloaded from the untrusted source. Did you remember that during the installation of the file you got a warning? Simply uninstall Google Chrome by typing the following in terminal:
If it fails, type
It was actually due to the installation of the virtual package of