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  1. #1

    ACER laptop speakers not working


    Hello,

    As the subject states, I have a problem with my acer laptop's internal speakers: they don't seem to work! But the weird thing is that when I plug my desktop speakers to the headset outlet I get the sounds alright!

    I have tried to go to the sound preferences, and it says that playback is in auto mode. I have also tried to manually select ALSA as the playback "driver" or whatever you can call it. But still no action.

    Does anybody have any ideas?

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    It could be that the speakers are just muted. Open alsamixer (install it if you don't have it), and look to see if the output is muted. If it is muted, it will have MM at the bottom, toggle it muted/unmuted with the m key.
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    Even with the mute off, i am facing the issue..

  6. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by waterhead View Post
    It could be that the speakers are just muted. Open alsamixer (install it if you don't have it), and look to see if the output is muted. If it is muted, it will have MM at the bottom, toggle it muted/unmuted with the m key.
    I will try that when I get home. But will I have output on the front jack even if it is muted?

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    Hey, I treid that and it seems that it is unmuted. It didn't show at the bottom as you said, but above the volume controls.

    But I also found a possible solution at another web page, it told me to write the following:

    Code:
    [hmyraune@localhost ~]$ amixer set PCM 100 unmute
    But this was that then came up:

    Code:
    amixer: Unable to find simple control 'PCM',0
    Does this make any sense to any of you? Getting closer to the problem. It's weird because it is only the internal speakers that aren't working, jack speakers are working...

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