Last modified on 13 September 2010, at 15:22

Sidux/Useable applications/Sound mixers

ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture) is a sound system for Linux and provides device drivers for sound cards.
Linux was using OSS (Open Sound System) before and there is new one called PULSE.
Anyway ALSA is a default sound system for sidux and Debian in this moment.
For sound devices managing we'll use sound mixers.


AlsaMixerEdit

AlsaMixer is console application and it is pre-installed with sidux.
To run it type in Terminal as an user:
alsamixer
Mix1.png


XFCE4-mixerEdit

One of AlsaMixer GUI is "xfce4-mixer".
Run it from: Menu-> Multimedia-> Mixer.
It's available from desktop panel too: Mixer Plugin.
Mix3.png


AlsaMixerGuiEdit

It's next AlsaMixer GUI, to install it type:
apt-get install alsamixergui
Run it from: Menu-> Multimedia-> Alsamixergui.
Mikser2.png


Gnome-alsamixerEdit

If you'd like to try GNOME AlsaMixer GUI, just install it:
apt-get install gnome-alsamixer
Run it: Menu-> Multimedia-> GNOME ALSA Mixer.
Mikser4.png


ALSA home page: http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Main_Page
On Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Advanced_Linux_Sound_Architecture