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Re: [trinity-users] no sound in Jessie with r14 from

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Sun, 12 Jul 2015 06:57:28 -0400
On Sun, 12 Jul 2015 06:06:22 -0400
Felix Miata <mrmazda@...> wrote:

> Last Debian I installed on any of my own systems was Etch, until Friday, when
> I did a network minimal, then added TDE. In a broad sense, only one thing
> bothers me at this point, no sound. In openSUSE we have YaST2 for such things
> as sound configuration, but in Jessie/TDE I haven't found anything that
> helps. Trying to use Synaptic to figure it out isn't working, because its
> scroller is worthless - it has no buttons to scroll only a line at atime, and
> the scrollbar hopelessly overshoots trying to drag or click. TCC's Sound &
> Multimedia isn't producing any sound or any clues as to why not. SMplayer
> plays video but without sound. Is there some TDE tool not yet installed that
> can configure sound, or do I need some as yet undiscovered Debian tool to
> make sound work? didn't seem to help at all. :-(

Invoke alsamixer from the command line and check to make sure that
nothing's muted and it's pointing at the right soundcard--don't ask me
why, but ALSA sometimes sets everything up muted, and it isn't unusual
for an HD audio device to register as *two* devices, only one of which

E. Liddell