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I'd think that running Mint 20 the kernel should support a driver for your sound card.

Do you have PulseAudio in your sound settings?
IF so try controlling the sound through PulseAudio.

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Under Volume Control> Configuration you may have to play with the settings in the drop down menu.
Also your Built In Audio is off try turning it on.

How old is your laptop and what make a model number is it?
 

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@Jabirkt99 thanks for coming back


ok if your up for some some tests - we could explore it further. I noticed from one of your images that pavucontrol failed to install.

So first i would confirm mirror list is Ok:

output please either


Code:
cat   /etc/apt/sources.list.d

you can also try running

Code:
sudo apt edit-sources
@Alexzee - you know after running Slackware and now Arch i'm fuzzy on Debian derivative OS can you check that /etc/apt/sources.list.d is correct for where yo uedit for OS to get pkgs from repos please. Audio isn't one of my strong points
DO you have that Debian admin handbook , handy :^) ?
i'm not sure we got your actual OS so also you could output;

Code:
cat /etc/*-release

try re-installing ?
Code:
sudo apt remove --purge alsa-base pulseaudio
sudo apt install alsa-base pulseaudio
sudo alsa force-reload

reboot laptop


type at terminal :
alsamixer
hit return

Hit F6 to choose card -see what happens
 
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Here is my sources list on my Debian 10 Buster laptop:

# deb cdrom:[Official Debian GNU/Linux Live 10.8.0 gnome 2021-02-06T12:51]/ buster main

#deb cdrom:[Official Debian GNU/Linux Live 10.8.0 gnome 2021-02-06T12:51]/ buster main

deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ buster main non-free contrib
deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian/ buster main non-free contrib

deb http://security.debian.org/debian-security buster/updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://security.debian.org/debian-security buster/updates main contrib non-free

# buster-updates, previously known as 'volatile'
deb http://deb.debian.org/debian/ buster-updates main contrib non-free
deb-src http://deb.debian.org/debian/ buster-updates main contrib non-free

# This system was installed using small removable media
# (e.g. netinst, live or single CD). The matching "deb cdrom"
# entries were disabled at the end of the installation process.
# For information about how to configure apt package sources,
# see the sources.list(5) manual.

Linux Mint should have pulseaudio in it's repos.

Here's the direct link:

 
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