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[ubuntu] Nvidia 210 and HDMI 5.1 audio

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http://ubuntuforums.org – Good morning, hope somone can help me here im pulling my hair out, i have tried following numerous guides but am at a dead end. I am using an Nvidia geforce 210 connected to my tv via hdmi, tv to amp via spdif I have tested this setup using xbmcubuntu and all works fine in 5.1 dts Now, my main install is 11.10 desktop go into the sound properties and i have multiple outputs to choose form under hardware; something like: nvidia HDA 5.1 9 nvidia HDA 5.1 8 nvidia HDA 5.1 7 nvidia HDA 5.1 3 nvidia HDA 2.0 9 nvidia HDA 2.0 8 nvidia HDA 2.0 7 nvidia HDA 2.0 3 (this is from memory the exact naming ma (Hardware)