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Re: a sound question

On Wed, Dec 06, 2006 at 11:20:01PM -0500, Mark Grieveson wrote:
> Hi everyone.  I have a usb-audio-device (aka a skype phone), and a 
> couple of speakers plugged into my regular soundcard.  I can get sound 
> out of either device separately, but not both.   I feel that I should be 
> able to use both the soundcard, and the usb-audio-device at the same 
> time (chat with Skype, while listening to music, for instance).  Does 
> anyone know how I might be able to do this?  I use Etch, with the latest 
> updated kernel (2.6.17), and the desktop environment is KDE (though 
> changing to Gnome is fine, if required).

I suspect, that unless your soundcard actually has two devices
incorporated into it, that you cannot get two different sounds out of
two different outputs. you'll probably need two soundcards to do this.


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