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I'm running yellow dog Linux on an Apple iMac (second edition I think). For some reason the sound is not working. I ran the auto soundcard detection and it finds ...
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    Audio Prob on Linux


    I'm running yellow dog Linux on an Apple iMac (second edition I think).
    For some reason the sound is not working.
    I ran the auto soundcard detection and it finds the onboard sound (an apple one) but when it plays a test sound I can't hear it.
    This is odd as it did this during installation and I heard the test sound then, it has just stopped working for no reason. Anyone have a solution for this?

    Oh and while I'm on the subject, is there anything that can be used to sync an iPod with linux. (i.e. iTunes equiv. for Linux)

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    Have you tried running alsaconf and configuring the card that way?

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    Quote Originally Posted by bryansmith
    Have you tried running alsaconf and configuring the card that way?

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    What is alsaconf and how do I obtain/use it?

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    In a terminal, do the following (as root: type su):
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    alsaconf
    alsamixer
    alsactl store
    alsaconf is a program that will help you configure your sound card (supposing it is recognized). alsamixer is a mixer that you can use to change the volume settings. alsactl store will store your settings so that your volume/soundcard configuration will remain.

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