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Fix Ubuntu's Broken Sound Server

Terminal - Fix Ubuntu's Broken Sound Server
sudo killall -9 pulseaudio; pulseaudio >/dev/null 2>&1 &
2009-04-11 20:18:35
User: hank
Functions: killall sudo
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Fix Ubuntu's Broken Sound Server

Ever since the switch to pulseaudio, Ubuntu users including myself have found themselves with no sound intermittently. To fix this, just use this command and restarts firefox or mplayer or whatever.

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Terminal - Alternatives
pulseaudio -k && pulseaudio --start >/dev/null 2>&1 &

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Better check that the pulseaudio plugin is the default ALSA output device. This way this command won't be needed.

Comment by chopinhauer 289 weeks ago

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