Now this has happened to a lot of people. They have a 5.1 sound setup etc and what happens their music only comes out of their front two.
Why, well it is because the music files that are being played are stereo and not 5.1. Unlike in Windows where you can use your soundcards software (Creative control panel anyone)
In Linux it is more complicated. It took me ages to figure it out for various distros including Ubuntu, Fedora and Suse
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Ubuntu Linux has really changed a lot of peoples perceptions of what Linux has to offer. Especially for the everyday person who just wants to surf the net, listen to music etc.
For a newbie often it is recommended to use Ubuntu (however some other fantastic distros' exist)
Ubuntu of cause can be installed easily, basically pop the cd in, try out the live cd etc.However there are people who feel it might be somewhat unfinished.
Common complaints are often