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No Sound after installing ubuntu

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Hey there, I just recently installer Ubuntu 7.10 on an old machine, heres the specs
Intel Celeron D 325
MSI 865PEM2 mobo
40gb ide drive with xp installed
80gb ide drive with ubuntu installed
512mb ram
fx5500

So the problem I'm having is there is no sound. I have tried installing the proper drivers for the C-media 9739 onboard sound but everytime i try installing with the terminal, it says package not found. Any help is greatly appreciated.
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Your sound chip should have been detected automatically. You could look in System>Preferences and click on Sound, and see what device is listed there, or right click on the sound icon on your panel. Another thing you could do is open a terminal and type:

alsamixer

... which should give you volume controls for your sound device. Check the volume levels there. The screen that comes out should list your sound chip and several volume levels you can change.
Yet another thing you could do, or to check if your sound chip is being detected, is to run the following in a terminal:

sudo asoundconf list

This will list all your sound devices. If you have more than one, or just want to make sure that Ubuntu is using it, type the following:

sudo asoundconf set-default-card <name of card>

... replace <name of card> with your device's identifier from the above list command.
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