1

Where can I search for a sound card driver in Ubuntu?

Should I use sudo apt-cache search ??? I don't know which command can I use to find my exactly sound card version in linux?

migrated from stackoverflow.com Mar 23 '11 at 4:41

This question came from our site for professional and enthusiast programmers.

  • What's the problem that you're trying to solve? – Drooling_Sheep Mar 23 '11 at 5:35
1

Run the command (as root):

# lspci -v

This will list all the PCI devices in your system One of them will be the sound card:

00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio Controller (rev 01)
    Subsystem: Dell Device 01d2
    Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 43
    Memory at efffc000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
    Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
    Capabilities: [60] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
    Capabilities: [70] Express Root Complex Integrated Endpoint, MSI 00
    Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel
    Capabilities: [130] Root Complex Link
    Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
    Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel

Then you can look it up here to see if it's in the supported hardware list.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy