> Did you try removing > /var/lib/alsa/asound.state? > As soon as I got home, I did got rid of the file, I then ran mpg321 file.mp3 and no change. Then i rebooted again and then tried again and still same problem :( I wish this problem would just fix itself with apt-get :) Mitchell By the way, thank you again for all of your attention! I hope we lick this problem, I dont want to have to reinstall! Thanks!