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Re: Sound on Sarge

<katipo@weavers-web.org> wrote on Thu, 22 Apr 2004:-

>>john gennard wrote:

>> I am trying to install sound, using Alsa, in Sarge. [snip]
>> ....he refers to a package 'alsa-xmms'. This I cannot find
>> anywhere. Can anyone help please?

> Hello John,

> alsa-xmms is definitely in the pool.
> I was going through dselect last night and saw it there, so it is
> definitely available.
> apt-get update
> apt-get install alsa-xmms
> should install it for you.
> Regards,

> David.

I had tried that, David, and only got the offer of 'xmms',
repeating shows:-

Leary:/home/john# apt-get install alsa-xmms
Reading Package Lists... Done
Building Dependency Tree... Done
Note, selecting xmms instead of alsa-xmms
Suggested packages:
Recommended packages:
  libmikmod2 libvorbis0
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 40 not upgraded.
Need to get 2013kB of archives.
After unpacking 6255kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://ftp.uk.debian.org testing/main xmms 1.2.10-1 [2013kB]
25% [1 xmms 507879/2013kB 25%]30.3kB/s 49s
29% [1 xmms 601999/2013kB 29%]29.6kB/s 47s
----I aborted at this stage----

A package search on Debian.org in both Sarge and Testing failed
to show 'alsa-xmms'. Very puzzling to me.

Thanks for the response.		John.

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