On Sun February 10 2008 09:03:41 am Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum wrote:
> I have an up to date Lenny system, and sound works
> pretty much fine but i cant get USB audio to play.
> I have a pair of altec USB speakers that work on a
> Mac. When i plug them in, they show up in the system:
> if i go to System -> Preferences -> Sound, the
> "Devices" tab gives me the option for USB audio for
> Sound Events,
> Music and Movies, and Audio Conferencing. And, when
> i hit "Test", it works: it plays through the USB
> But it doesn't work through anything else. Playing
> music through Firefox, or XMMS, or mplayer, just works
> the system speakers, not the USB speakers.
> In XMMS I tried going to the Preferences, select the
> ALSA plugin, Configure, and for the "mixer card"
> chose the Altec speakers that display there. But even
> this just doesn't play through the speakers.
> I guess there's a knob i have to flip to get this to
> work. Cna someone tell me what it is?
I haven't seen a way to do this with kde but when I run gnome I can get sound
through the usb speakers for music and movies. I don't have gnome here to
look at but it's in the sound setup. Makes a nice improvement in sound
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