Added: 11th of November 2020
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Whenever I install a new Linux distribution on my laptop, one issue that has kept popping up is no sound.
My onboard sound card / chip is correctly detected, and I usually solve this by installing pavucontrol and then selecting the correct device under configuration, however if I reboot pavucontrol does not save my settings.
Another thing I tried in the past was removing PulseAudio completely and reverting back to Alsa.
This worked for system notification sounds, and playing media through Rhytmbox, however when viewing videos on YouTube I had no sound using Firefox or Chromium.
After much searching, the solution below resolves my problem, and hopefully will resolve yours.
Open your terminal and enter the following command.
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