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I have installed a pci 7.1 sound card Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2, on my 10.10 Ubuntu 64 bit installation. I have disabled the on board sound card from bios. I boot and the system cannot recognize my "new" sound card.

When I execute

aplay -l

I get this responce:

aplay: device_list:235: no soundcards found...

I take a guess and I think it is probably something wrong with my sound modules.

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See for the troubleshooting steps. These steps include actions to retrieve information that describe your sound hardware in detail.

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