[ubuntu-uk] sound and software speech

michaelweaver weavermicha at googlemail.com
Wed Jun 27 17:18:51 BST 2007

How do I find out the make of my soundcard under Linux so I can find out
if it will support multichannel sound in Ubuntu Feisty?
On Tue, 2007-06-26 at 17:40 +0100, Rob Beard wrote:
> michaelweaver wrote:
> > I have a soundcard in my PC which I know works with both sound and
> > speech under Windows so I can play a DVD while navigating it with my
> > screenreader as speech is produced through the soundcard.
> > How do I get multichannel sound using the same card in Ubuntu because at
> > some point I am hoping to go totally over to Linux when screenreader
> > access is better.
> > I am wondering if multichannel sound is only supported in Windows with
> > my soundcard.
> > 
> > 
> What sound card do you have?
> I have a generic multi channel sound card (based on the CMedia chipset I 
> think) which works fine as a multi channel card.  IIRC it is also 
> possible to split the sound card into two cards.
> Ta,
> Rob

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