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 Debian sound configuration
 How to get sound working
The sound system has low level drivers (ALSA) and daemons above them that figure out which program should get access first. Today (late 2004 Sarge) things are in transition to using alsa and jack for really quality sound without the problems of the past.
 Sound Hardware notes
- Multimedia audio controller: C-Media Electronics Inc CMI8788 [Oxygen HD Audio] AV200(miss identified?) - Xonar DX Asus Virtuoso 100 (rev 2)
The front panel has to be turned off in the mixer in order to work the back connectors!
 What to install
I advise you to use wajig to install packages.
alsa-base ALSA driver configuration files alsamixergui graphical soundcard mixer for ALSA soundcard driver alsa-oss ALSA wrapper for OSS applications alsaplayer-alsa PCM player designed for ALSA (ALSA output module) alsaplayer-common PCM player designed for ALSA (common files) alsaplayer-gtk PCM player designed for ALSA (GTK+ version) alsaplayer-oss PCM player designed for ALSA (OSS output module) alsa-tools Console based ALSA utilities for specific hardware alsa-utils Utilities for configuring and using ALSA qjackctl User interface for controlling the JACK sound server jackd2 JACK Audio Connection Kit (server and example clients) sysv-rc-conf SysV init runlevel configuration tool for the shell
- $ alsamixer - set sane levels - you might have to enable/disable front panel
- $ speaker-test
From Sarge days..
I have the following script in the .kde/Autostart folder
killall jackd killall timidity jackd -d alsa & timidity -iA -Oj &