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Re: Audio CD

On Sat, 01 May 2004 the mental interface of
Christian Luijten told:

> On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 07:26:52PM +0200, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> > I am trying to play an audio cd with
> > cdcd, xmms and grip => no output
> > 
> > alsaplyer => output
> cdcd, xmms and grip (falsely) assume you can transmit analog audio from
> your CD player. On most Intel PC's this is done via a small audio cable
> to your sound card.
> Assuming you have an Apple however, this is done digitally via the
> flatcable. Alsaplayer apparantly can play digital CD audio.

Sounds reasonable.



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