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The .asoundrc file

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Note: .asoundrc says that this file is not necessary. Can someone who knows more merge the two pages or update this page?

This file allows you to have more advanced control over your card. Some very useful applications will not work without it. At this point is is still a bit of a black art getting the details correct. Make a file called .asoundrc in your home directory

vi ~/.asoundrc

copy and paste the following into the file then save it.

pcm.cmipci {
    type hw
    card 0

ctl.cmipci {
    type hw
    card 0

For a full explanation of the .asoundrc file please read this [1] page or the example in the alsa-driver package.

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