[LAU] disabled onboard soundcard - uninstall drivers?

Roger E gurusonic at gmail.com
Thu Dec 4 20:48:47 EST 2008

Ludo Beckers wrote:
> (Ubuntu Hardy)
> Having problems with my new soundcard Audigy (Creative Soundblaster) 
> with recording through the microphone. Playback for .wav, ogg, etc. 
> works good.
> I can't record in Sound Recorder nore Audacity nore use it with Skype.
> The Volume Control is a mystery to me because there are too many 
> strange meaningless names (LFE and "front end" and much more).
> I disabled the onboard soundcard in the BIOS, but read something on 
> Google about disabling the drivers for it too might be a good idea.
> How do I find which and where those drivers are? and does it make a 
> difference uninstalling them?
The volume control is probably the answer. In the Input section, make 
sure Mic and Capture are unmuted with the volume sliders raised.

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