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If I plug my external monitor through HDMI, I lose audio in my laptop. My external monitor doesn't have audio, so I want to keep the audio in the laptop's speakers. How can I do that?

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We need more hardware information to help you, can you look at this question and then edit your question adding the information. –  Jorge Castro Oct 30 '11 at 18:07

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Go to the sound menu at the top of the screen and click preferences. Alternatively, execute the command alsa-mixer. Under the output tab, see if there is an option in the dropdown for HDMI Output.

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I couldn't make it work. This must be a hardware issue. –  719016 Feb 10 '12 at 11:24
Yep, guessing so. –  William Feb 10 '12 at 13:42

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