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24
Sep
09

how i fixed the sound on backtrack 4


I wanted to try backtrack 4 for a long time. Tonight I finally did. I’m running a Lenovo laptop, with a Intel soundcard.
When logged on as a regular user I noticed I didn’t have sound. Being an avid music fan, this was unacceptable so I started to look for a solution. After googling for a while, and trying all sort of things, I finally found what worked for me: adding the user to the audio group.
To do this, open the /etc/group and look for the audio line. On my system, this was like this :

audio:x:29

To add your user to the group, simply change the line to this:

audio:x:29:user

where user is the name of the user you’re logged in with. Reboot, and you’re done!

Enjoy the sound!




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