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1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?> 1<?xml version='1.0' encoding="UTF-8"?>
2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/alsa-guide.xml,v 1.69 2006/07/07 14:40:08 rane Exp $ --> 2<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/alsa-guide.xml,v 1.70 2006/11/02 18:24:36 nightmorph Exp $ -->
3 3
4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd"> 4<!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
5 5
6<guide link="/doc/en/alsa-guide.xml"> 6<guide link="/doc/en/alsa-guide.xml">
7<title>Gentoo Linux ALSA Guide</title> 7<title>Gentoo Linux ALSA Guide</title>
8 8
9<author title="Author"> 9<author title="Author">
10 <mail link="fox2mike@gentoo.org">Shyam Mani</mail> 10 <mail link="fox2mike@gentoo.org">Shyam Mani</mail>
11</author> 11</author>
12 12
13<abstract> 13<abstract>
14This document helps a user setup ALSA on Gentoo Linux. 14This document helps a user setup ALSA on Gentoo Linux.
15</abstract> 15</abstract>
16 16
17<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license --> 17<!-- The content of this document is licensed under the CC-BY-SA license -->
18<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 --> 18<!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
19<license/> 19<license/>
20 20
21<version>2.14</version> 21<version>2.15</version>
22<date>2006-07-06</date> 22<date>2006-11-02</date>
23 23
24<chapter> 24<chapter>
25<title>Introduction</title> 25<title>Introduction</title>
26<section> 26<section>
27<title>What is ALSA?</title> 27<title>What is ALSA?</title>
28<body> 28<body>
29 29
30<p> 30<p>
31ALSA, which stands for <e>Advanced Linux Sound Architecture</e>, provides 31ALSA, which stands for <e>Advanced Linux Sound Architecture</e>, provides
32audio and MIDI (<e>Musical Instrument Digital Interface</e>) functionality to 32audio and MIDI (<e>Musical Instrument Digital Interface</e>) functionality to
33the Linux operating system. ALSA is the default sound subsystem in the 2.6 33the Linux operating system. ALSA is the default sound subsystem in the 2.6
34kernel thereby replacing OSS (<e>Open Sound System</e>), which was used in the 34kernel thereby replacing OSS (<e>Open Sound System</e>), which was used in the
352.4 kernels. 352.4 kernels.
36</p> 36</p>
37 37
596settings. 596settings.
597</p> 597</p>
598 598
599<figure link="/images/docs/alsa-mixerunmuted.png" short="AlsaMixer Unmuted" caption="Alsa Mixer ready to roll"/> 599<figure link="/images/docs/alsa-mixerunmuted.png" short="AlsaMixer Unmuted" caption="Alsa Mixer ready to roll"/>
600 600
601</body> 601</body>
602</section> 602</section>
603<section> 603<section>
604<title>Sound Check!</title> 604<title>Sound Check!</title>
605<body> 605<body>
606 606
607<p> 607<p>
608Finally. Some music. If everything above is perfect, you should now be able to 608Finally. Some music. If everything above is perfect, you should now be able to
609listen to some good music. A quick way to test is to use a command line tool 609listen to some good music. A quick way to test is to use a command line tool
610like <c>media-sound/madplay</c>. You could also use something more well known 610like <c>media-sound/madplay</c>. You could also use something more well known
611like <c>mpg123</c> or <c>xmms</c>. If you are an ogg fan, you could use 611like <c>mpg123</c>. If you are an ogg fan, you could use <c>ogg123</c> provided
612<c>ogg123</c> provided by <c>media-sound/vorbis-tools</c>. Use any player you 612by <c>media-sound/vorbis-tools</c>. Use any player you are comfortable with. As
613are comfortable with. As always, <c>emerge</c> what you need. 613always, <c>emerge</c> what you need.
614</p> 614</p>
615 615
616<pre caption="Getting the software"> 616<pre caption="Getting the software">
617<comment>(Install the applications you want)</comment> 617<comment>(Install the applications you want)</comment>
618# <i>emerge madplay mpg123 xmms</i> 618# <i>emerge madplay mpg123</i>
619<comment>(To play .ogg files)</comment> 619<comment>(To play .ogg files)</comment>
620# <i>emerge vorbis-tools</i> 620# <i>emerge vorbis-tools</i>
621</pre> 621</pre>
622 622
623<p> 623<p>
624And then play your favorite sound track... 624And then play your favorite sound track...
625</p> 625</p>
626 626
627<pre caption="Playing Music"> 627<pre caption="Playing Music">
628# <i>madplay -v /mnt/shyam/Music/Paul\ Oakenfold\ -\ Dread\ Rock.mp3</i> 628# <i>madplay -v /mnt/shyam/Music/Paul\ Oakenfold\ -\ Dread\ Rock.mp3</i>
629MPEG Audio Decoder 0.15.2 (beta) - Copyright (C) 2000-2004 Robert Leslie et al. 629MPEG Audio Decoder 0.15.2 (beta) - Copyright (C) 2000-2004 Robert Leslie et al.
630 Title: Dread Rock 630 Title: Dread Rock
631 Artist: Paul Oakenfold 631 Artist: Paul Oakenfold
632 Album: Matrix Reloaded 632 Album: Matrix Reloaded
633 Year: 2003 633 Year: 2003

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