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I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a friends old Laptop (ASUS PRO60V). Everything is running great except I cant get any audio output from the output jack.

Audio works fine through the internal speakers, but once I plug in speakers or headphones into the jack (combined SPDIF & Analog) the internal speakers are muted but there is no output on the external speakers. My guess is it is trying to output through SPDIF instead of analog...

I tried different outputs settings in the sound setting menu and also looked at alsa mixer, but couldn't get it to work.

Any help would be much apreciated!

Kernel:

3.0.0-14-generic

ASound:

Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.

Codec:

==> /proc/asound/card0/codec#0 <==
Codec: Realtek ALC880

==> /proc/asound/card0/codec#1 <==
Codec: Conexant ID 2bfa

Alsa Info here

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The solution was provided by lidex at the ubuntu forums:

open a terminal and type:

echo "options snd-hda-intel model=z71v position_fix=1" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf

then reboot the computer.

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