default audio selection

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Wed May 5 06:52:12 UTC 2010

On 05/05/10 16:33, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-05-05 at 14:14 +1000, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> On 05/05/10 13:53, Ric Moore wrote:
>>> In Karmic, how do you select the default audio?? I have a system
>>> soundcard and a usb headphone. Is there a simple way to switch them on
>>> the fly?? I had just licked in jaunty with asoundconf-gtk, but there are
>>> some alsa utils missing in Karmic so that doesn't work anymore.
>> And so - why not install them? :-)
> Oh... I dunno. I thought there might be an official way to switch audio
> sources without finding the missing alsa-utils parts, and cobbling my
> system up just to make asoundconf-gtk work with karmic. If there is a
> new audio source switcher app that is convenient, I'm just not finding
> it. So, I asked. Got a straight answer? :) Ric


Have a look in the Synaptic Program Manager for such an animal - but I 
don't think that there is one so installing the alsautils will have to 


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