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!




Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.24.


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

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

Alsa Info here


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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