1st time user - no sound


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by jimsails » Sat Aug 04, 2012 12:01 am
I just got my Pi and I set up my raspian 2g card up. It boots and I set it to go into graphics interface at boot.

I don't hear sound and don't see anywhere to adjust sound or play a sound. how would I test if my sound is on and working. using hdmi into tv.

absolutely plain install, no other software yet.

Played a few of the python games and heard nothing.

can anyone help me test my sound and if required set it up so /i can hear it?
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by KenT » Sun Aug 05, 2012 11:06 am
gemgem is the only python game that uses sound. You get a beep when you try and move a gem using the mouse. For me it works out of the box with both Force headphones and Force HDMI.

If that fails look here. http://elinux.org/R-Pi_Troubleshooting#Sound
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by texy » Tue Aug 07, 2012 6:22 am
Yes - not the most helpful choice of games in the pack when trying to prove that sound is actually working ;)

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