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I have no problem with sound when the headphones are connected. However, I am getting no sound from the laptop speakers.

Any ideas how to overcome this?

(I am running Ubuntu 11.10 on a Asus N82JV.)

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This may seems silly, but are the speakers plugged into a jack that works, and turned on? – Jester Dec 30 '11 at 21:27
when I mean the laptop speakers, I mean the internal laptop speakers, the ones that are incorporated in the laptop already. – nunos Dec 30 '11 at 21:29
Did they worked fine under another OS? – Jester Dec 30 '11 at 21:30
@jester yes. i have dual boot with windows 7 and they work with no problem there. – nunos Jan 7 '12 at 16:49
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I presume you've tried adjusting the output device in the regular "Sound Settings" window?

If that doesn't work, I've always managed to resolve issues by using either alsamixer (you need to run that one in a terminal) or failing that pavucontrol.

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i have done both things already.. that didn't fixed it – nunos Dec 30 '11 at 23:29

And Update of the Bios solved the problem for me.

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