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I run Ubuntu 10.04. I can hear sound from my PC, but I can't record any sound. I have checked all the preliminary tests by checking the sound-systems preferences & alsamixer switches to make the system working, but could not solve the problem.

I have tried quite a few configurations based on web searches, but unfortunately, that did not help me.

Can you please help me to solve this sound recording problem?

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Please edit your question and add everything you've tried so the community doesn't suggest you things you already know. Please also include your hardware specifications. –  slhck Jan 21 '13 at 8:17
    
Sound card support in Linux is spotty. Is your sound card supported by that version of Ubuntu? –  Keltari Jan 21 '13 at 8:19
    
Sound card onboard or PCI? What software are you using to record? –  Sam Jan 21 '13 at 8:22

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