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Re: Sound on Squeeze

Thanks for your help, Joe.

On Tuesday 29 May 2012 19:08:45 Joe wrote:
> Very first question: is the user in the audio group? Absolutely vital.


> Next quick question: do you have more than one sound device e.g.
> motherboard and USB sound card? If so, you may be looking at the wrong
> one. Start by looking in /proc/asound to see if what's there looks
> right, and if there is more than one cardN directory, usually but not
> always starting with card0.

Not so far as I can see.

> The utility called speaker-test which is in alsa-utils is useful. It
> only makes noises, but it's quicker to use than locating an MP3 file
> and player, and then wondering whether the player is working. Just type
> speaker-test at a prompt and kill it with ctrl-C.

Very useful.  Thanks!


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