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OK, Gentoo is up and running XMMS plays me tunes nicely but I was wondering what sound setup I should have? I dunno what it uses at the moment as ...
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    Sound on Gentoo


    OK, Gentoo is up and running

    XMMS plays me tunes nicely but I was wondering what sound setup I should have? I dunno what it uses at the moment as I don't remember installing anything.

    But what should I be installing? Alsa, OSS. ESD?

    Suggestions?

    Ta.
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    Re: Sound on Gentoo

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris H
    OK, Gentoo is up and running
    But what should I be installing? Alsa, OSS. ESD?
    Suggestions?
    Ta.
    Can you please be MORE explanative.?

    i. To know what XMMS uses, just type Ctrl+P and look at the Audio I/O tab.

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    Well it says OSS plugin, but as I can't remember installing OSS I wasn't too sure.

    So should I leave it as it is? Should I install ALSA as every distro seems to have that installed by default?

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    ALSA is the replacement for OSS however ALSA is not yet ready to replace it in all situations.. if you have sound then you _really_ should stick with what you have allready.

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    Ta Variant. Down that road I will go!
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