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in my dell xps 15 i have an onboard sound card which is 'Intel High Definition audio'

 description: Audio device
         product: 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset High Definition Audio
         vendor: Intel Corporation
         physical id: 1b
         bus info: pci@0000:00:1b.0
         version: 06
         width: 64 bits
         clock: 33MHz
         capabilities: bus_master cap_list
         configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=0
         resources: irq:50 memory:f0900000-f0903fff

and also a NVDIA video card with HDMI output.

 description: Audio device
            product: GF108 High Definition Audio Controller
            vendor: nVidia Corporation
            physical id: 0.1
            bus info: pci@0000:02:00.1
            version: a1
            width: 32 bits
            clock: 33MHz
            capabilities: bus_master cap_list
            configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=0
            resources: irq:17 memory:adefc000-adefffff

the problem is my sound system (Creative INSPIRE 5300) take input through three 3.5 mm jacks one for front right and left, one for rear right and left, and one for center and subwoofer.

In windows 7 when i connect each jack it asks me which device am i connecting and i can select each one accordingly. (the rear two speakers were connected to the mic in port of the system.)

now in ubuntu 11.04 i cannot configure the system to get the sound out through the 3.5 mm jacks.. i can select the sound device to get the sound out through the hdmi port but unfortunately i don't have an hdmi surround system..

please help me to configure the system to get the sounds through the 3 jacks.. ?

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closed as too localized by jrg Feb 27 '12 at 23:36

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"jack" tag removed as it refers to the JACK low latency sound server [askubuntu.com/tags/jack/info ]. –  jwernerny Jul 23 '11 at 20:51
    
It might be helpful to specify if you are using the default sound system that came with Ubuntu 11.04, or if you have changed to another one (i.e. alsa). –  jwernerny Jul 23 '11 at 20:52
    
no i use the default sound system that came with ubuntu.. i'm a newbie to ubuntu.. i didnt change much settings... –  blue bottle Jul 24 '11 at 5:33
    
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. :) –  jrg Feb 27 '12 at 23:36
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