[email protected] ~ $ aplay -D plughw:0,3 /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav Playing WAVE '/usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav' : Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 48000 Hz, Mono No audio with above command. No audio with headphones plugged into every port on front and back. No other external speakers to try at the moment. @atanere, to rule out the video card, I removed the card, plugged HDMI into the motherboard, what I was going to do was install 18.3, but I cant get any video when turning the computer on and off to re-install. Thank you all again for trying to help me out. It's good to know audio works on 18.3 with the older build, which has been working for 5 years. However, plug and play took some random button clicking with 18.3. Bummer, to buy new hardware and assume it would just work. My fault. I don't need a gaming motherboard, I bought it solely based on reviews. Anyone want to recommend a board? Or point me in the direction to be reading about compatible hardware? Requirements are: Ryzen socket, DDR4, PCI slot for a video card. Perhaps something with significatly simpler audio.