Can't get internal speakers on laptop to work on ubuntu 19.04. Side loading on a toshiba chromebook 2. I've tried literally everything I can google and have poured over questions and [solved] but can't get dummy sound to go away. I've tried the official ubuntu sound troubleshooting procedure. please help

Ubuntu 14.04, Intel Chromebook, no sound

https://discourse.leighhack.org/t/converting-chromebooks-to-linux/451 (downloaded the asound.state file) sudo alsa force-unload sudo cp ~/Downloads/asound.state /var/lib/alsa


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

downloaded and installed rhymbox juk for codecs


uninstalled alsa and pulse audio, reinstalled both, reinstalled ubuntu from scratch and of course update/upgrade. updated linux-firmware

  • Did you use crouton github.com/dnschneid/crouton/blob/master/README.md ? Please list everything you have tried, specifically with detail, by clicking edit and describing what you did, also adding URLs to procedures which you found and followed. "Everything" is too broad. Please do not click Add Comment; use edit instead. – K7AAY Jul 19 at 23:52
  • please help i'll paypal you if you can get it working – Mai Tai Jul 20 at 1:23
  • on the offchance it might work, kill and restart pulse audio pulseaudio -k then pulseaudio -s – pierrely Jul 20 at 6:24
  • The official Ubuntu sound troubleshooting procedure tells you in steps 3 and 4 what information to provide to us. You did not do this. – CL. Jul 20 at 6:26
  • You may find more information here: unix.stackexchange.com/search?q=chromebook+audio – mchid Aug 2 at 1:17

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