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How to Resolve no sound problem on Ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu 18.04 sound not working

Ubuntu 18.04 sound not working

A number of users report issue, no sound after installing Ubuntu 18.04, there is no sound from the computer,  Not from music, neither movies nor youtube. For some others Ubuntu 18.04 not detecting sound devices. There are many reasons for this issue, sometimes is related to a volume setting configuration, a misconfiguration in the speaker settings or can be that you have new hardware that is not supported. Whatever the reason, here we have 3 different solutions to fix no sound problem in Ubuntu.

Ubuntu 18.04 sound not working

 Before go ahead, check basic things first:


Here another shot solution, reload ALSA which fixe the sound problem for you.

Open the terminal using Ctrl+Alt+T

Now run the following command in the terminal:


sudo alsa force-reload


Once it’s done, reboot your computer, and test your sound again to see if it is working.

If none of above solutions work for you, try reinstalling ALSA and PulseAudio that must be fix the problem for you.

Open your terminal, and enter the following commands:

sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base

sudo apt-get remove --purge pulseaudio

sudo apt-get install alsa-base

sudo apt-get install pulseaudio

sudo alsa force-reload

then reboot your system.

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