Elder Scrolls V: SkyRim "No sound device detected"

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blm14 Tuesday 15 May 2012 at 19:07

So I am running playonlinux 4.0.19 on ubuntu 10.04LTS. I did a brand new wine instance for elder scrolls through the wizard. Once steam fired up, it downloaded Skyrim, and then I quit steam (like the script requested), selected my video card memory, ran the script, steam comes up, the skyrim launcher appears, but when I try and click "play" it tells me "no sound device detected. Skyrim cannot run"

I have an nvidia GTX 260, a dual quad core X5355, 20GB ram. Let me know if you need more information.
GNU_Raziel Tuesday 15 May 2012 at 20:05


if you're using pulseaudio, disable it and install alsa-base. Pulseaudio is very buggy with wine and will no work most of time.


blm14 Tuesday 15 May 2012 at 20:15

I just did the following:

sudo apt-get purge libcanberra-pulse pulseaudio pulseaudio-esound-compat pulseaudio-module-bluetooth pulseaudio-module-gconf pulseaudio-module-udev pulseaudio-module-x11 gstreamer0.10-pulseaudio pulseaudio-utils pavucontrol

sudo apt-get install gnome-alsamixer alsa-oss python-alsaaudio

And I am still getting the same error :-/
blm14 Tuesday 15 May 2012 at 20:17

ben@warez2:/storage/labinterface/pubmedquerier$ cat /proc/asound/version
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.21.

So I am definitely using ALSA now.Should I have rebooted after the switch?
blm14 Tuesday 15 May 2012 at 20:45

OK a reboot seems to have helped! Game comes up, I can see the stuff going on around me, but there's still a problem. My character looks down immediately, and any attempt to move the mouse, even a tiny bit, results in the game panning around in a circle with me still looking at the ground. :-/
blm14 Tuesday 15 May 2012 at 21:48

weird - restarted playonlinux and that problem went away.

But I can only run in windowed mode, otherwise there's no values in the "resolution" dropdown. Is that expected behavior?