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Hello everyone, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit on my notebook HP630, and I noticed that the audio icon on the top bar has 3 horizontal dashes instead of the ...
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    Audio problem


    Hello everyone, I installed Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64bit on my notebook HP630,
    and I noticed that the audio icon on the top bar has 3 horizontal dashes instead of the classic symbol of the volume.
    By typing the terminal command
    Code:
    cat /proc/asound/cards
    I recive this output
    Code:
    0 [Intel          ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel
                  HDA Intel at 0xd6400000 irq 44
    Furthermore, raising all the volumes with alsamixer, the sound works perfectly.
    How can I fix this?
    Sorry for my English!!!!!!

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    From ubuntuforums.org:

    Originally Posted by veko
    I had a similar problem with HP 630 laptop. I can't check if it had the same sound card, but I did spend some time with that (as you probably have too) and found various solutions, though I didn't test all of them. Here are some, for example:

    http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-110-a-798751/


    However, this solution worked for me (instructions are in German, but you can read the commands)
    Sound-Probleme unter Ubuntu mit HP 630 lösen | IT-MÜCKE

    In short, install Linux-Alsa-Driver-Module from ubuntu-audio-dev/ppa:

    Code:
    $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev/ppa
    $ sudo apt-get update
    $ sudo apt-get install linux-alsa-driver-modules-$(uname -r)
    And restart.

    I can't promise it works for you, of course.

    *Note from hagfish52: I don't know if these alsa driver modules are the same ones installed by default in 12.04 or not, but it may be worth a try.
    Last edited by hagfish52; 07-18-2012 at 06:02 AM.

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