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Ubuntu Sound not working Dell Mini 9

After updating Ubuntu 10.4 even though all sound options are enabled no sound is playing through the built in speakers on my Dell Mini 9

To resolve this problem a file requires editing in the Terminal Window.

To do this follow these instructions :-

  1. Press ALT+CTRL+T to Open the Terminal Window

  2. Type --> sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf

  3. You may need to enter your password then click ok

  4. add this at the bottom of the file: "options snd-hda-intel model=dell"

  5. Click Save, then close the window

  6. Type --> exit" (to close the Terminal Window)

  7. Now Restart your computer