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Re: Sound in Stretch




On Mon, 10 Sep 2018 22:54:26 +0200
<tomas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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> On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 09:33:30PM +0100, Joe wrote:
> > On Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:22:38 -0400
> > Greg Wooledge <wooledg@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >   
> > > On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 09:19:09PM +0100, Joe wrote:  
> > > > 
> > > > There's no alsa-base in Stretch. 
> > > > 
> > > > Should there be some other way of producing sounds?    
> > > 
> > > If you're looking for alsamixer, it's in alsa-utils.  ALSA should
> > > just work out of the box for most users who skip the Desktop
> > > Environment during the installation (and therefore do not have to
> > > circumvent pulse).
> > > 
> > > The only steps required for most people are to install alsa-utils,
> > > run alsamixer, unmute the master channels, and raise the volume
> > > of the master channels above zero.
> > >   
> > 
> > Thank you for an extremely prompt reply, but I've been there and
> > done that:
> > 
> > alsa-utils is already installed at the requested version (1.1.3-1)
> > 
> > alsamixer
> > 
> > cannot open mixer: No such file or directory  
> 
> You could try to list your cards and devices with aplay -l
> 
>

OK, aplay -l as root sees my USB device as card 1. 

I have various sound modules loaded, including snd, soundcore and
snd_usb_audio. I assume from this that my device driver has been found.

Speaker-test is unable to find any sound cards.

-- 
Joe