Ubuntu is a Linux distribution which you can find many different opinions out there. As I have been using the latest of Ubuntu, meaning 13.04, for a while I have found it to be usable and reasonably stable in daily usage. There has been only one major problem which I have so far encountered which related to Pulseaudio and my sound system giving me a constant “complaint” about dummy output/input which rendered my sound experience completely nonexistent.
So in case someone else is having problems with Ubuntu 13.04 showing only the “dummy output/input” device here are some tips that will hopefully get problems sorted out. Continue reading