Re: problem with sound card from a newbie
oh well - tried this also. in fact, logged in as root and tried to play
music - still it wont.
"Sandip" == Sandip P Deshmukh <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> i have been using windows for quite some time now and am
> contemplating to shift to linux. so i am a 'newbie' to linux -
> in short. i recently installed debian 3.0 on my compaq making it
> a dual boot machine. it is a piii 766mhz machine with on board
> sound card.
> while installing, in the section of device driver modules, i
> have included i810. it also selected some yamaha ac97 and
> reported it to be a success.
> now, my system boots up and as a user i can log into
> it. however, none of the sound files can play. kde's control
> panel shows that there is no sound card.
You probably have to add yourself to the "audio" group.
# adduser <regular user name> audio
Then log out and then log back in.
See if that helps. If not, come back for more.
> i do not know what to do now. stuck - in a way. looking forward
> to some help. something that will be step by step and simple for
> even a layman like me.
> thanx in advance
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