After system reboot, audio stopped working completely.

Asked by Vikram Iyer on 2018-07-03

os version: 16.04

I was watching a movie on VLC media player. The laptop got discharged and powered off.

When I powered back the charger and booted the laptop, audio completely vanished.

Help is appretiated!

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What is the output of:

wget -O && chmod +x ./ && ./


Vikram Iyer (vikramriyer) said : #2

ALSA Information Script v 0.4.64

This script visits the following commands/files to collect diagnostic
information about your ALSA installation and sound related hardware.

  ~/.asoundrc (etc.)

See './ --help' for command line options.

/usr/sbin/alsactl: save_state:1595: No soundcards found...
cat: /tmp/alsa-info.2POZbMTrR2/alsactl.tmp: No such file or directory
Automatically upload ALSA information to [y/N] : y
Uploading information to ... Done!

Your ALSA information is located at

Please inform the person helping you.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #3

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