Monthly Archives: May 2011

How to fix sound/video problems in Ubuntu

For all of you out there struggling to fix their Ubuntu sound issues 🙂

  1. Fixing sound (microphone):

    sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist

  2. Fixing video driver (tpm error at startup)

    sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist

     Add the following lines:

    #trusted platform module
    blacklist tpm
    blacklist tpm_bios
    blacklist tpm_infineon
    blacklist tpm_tis

  3. Fixing output sound from headphones

    sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf

    Add these lines at end of file:

    options snd-hda-intel model=3stack enable=yes
    options snd-hda-intel model=auto position_fix=1 enable=yes

  4. Fixing SKYPE 2.2 video to work

    Run skype using this command (change links in menu)

    bash -c ‘LD_PRELOAD=/usr/lib/libv4l/ skype’