I can't hear any sounds on my newly installed Ubuntu 19.04, all I get from the menu "sounds" is a Dummy output. What should I do?

  • or cp /etc/pulse/default.pa ~/.config/pulse/default.pa
    – mchid
    Commented Aug 2, 2019 at 2:25

1 Answer 1


Install music packages of rhythmbox and juk.

sudo apt install rhythmbox juk

These package have some additional audio drivers.

If that doesn't work try the official Ubuntu Sound Troubleshooting Procedure.

  • The result is too long to be posted for the standard of this forum, is there any part of it that you need me to post? My computer is a Lenovo Thinkpad E580 Commented May 20, 2019 at 8:14
  • The lanptop model is Lenovo Thinkpad E580 is all I need to know. I can Google the rest.
    – karel
    Commented May 20, 2019 at 8:18

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