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Re: making sound work in Jessie - how?

On 20141213_1643-0700, Paul E Condon wrote:
> I've been running Jessie on my deaktop from some time before the end
> of September. The last time a checked, which was quite a while ago,
> sound was working. But it might have been before I migrated from
> Wheezy to Jessie. Now realize I don't know what to do to get sound
> working in Jessie. I got Jessie by doing a netinst. The first thing I
> tried to do when I noticed sound not working was to install
> flashplayer-nonfree and run it.
> This had worked in Wheezy but either I missed an important step or
> that's not the way to do in under systemd. I am *not* knocking
> systemd. But flashplayer-nonfree was/is something kluge and I would
> be glad to let it rest in peace.
> What packages should I make sure are properly installed? Where can I
> find a check list of what needs to be done. While I'm typing this I
> realize I might need to become a member of a special access group, but
> what is the name of the group? These are things about which I need
> up-to-date info, and there is mostly stale info on google (By stale, I
> mean from the dark ages before the coming of Pulse.) But maybe my
> problem has nothing to do with Pulse or systemd. Please suggest test
> to make and information to give. The computer runs the latest i686 32bit
> kernel (latest for Jessie) It is HP desktop that's a few years old.
> I'll be re-installing flashplayer again while waiting for suggestions...

Yes, I know its         flashplugin . My bad. I was reminded of that
when I couldn't get aptitude to find under the wrong name.

> TIA 
> -- 
> Paul E Condon           
> pecondon@mesanetworks.net

Paul E Condon           

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