Can't hear sounds from ubuntu 8.10 [Solved/Closed]

- Nov 27, 2008 at 11:18 AM - Latest reply:  erik
- Oct 5, 2012 at 10:16 AM
i'm also new to linux, my ubuntu suddenly won't play any sounds, nothing is muted, 2 days ago it was working perfectly, yesterday i had just downloaded some games and that was it. what do I do? thanks!!
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Thank you

NOTHING else seemed to work so I was glad this did.

sudo killall pulseaudio
sudo alsa force-reload
(Hit the reset confirmation)
and then go to System>Preferences>Sound and change everything to ALSA

Voila, thanks to that guy, woot!

Thank you, sSoulraKk 11

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