How To Set Sound Settings

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Sun May 9 04:19:48 UTC 2010

On 09/05/10 04:11, James Bensley wrote:
> Hey Listee's,
> I am trying to set my sound settings under Ubuntu 9.10. I am using the
> digital output on my sound card to feed my amp which is a 5.1 hardware
> decoder. (I have this box dual boot with Windows and everything in
> Windows is working so I know everything works from a hardware point of
> view)
> The problem I am facing is that within my sound preferences in Ubuntu
> I can pick many options such as digital out, analogue out etc but the
> only digital option is in stereo? Here is a screen shot;
> In Windows I have chosen 5.1 digital out which is what I want and it
> works a treat, however as per the screen shot I can only have 2.0
> digital out on Ubuntu, how can I set up a new sound profile like the
> ones in the list?

Simply highlight the one you want and then click on Close?

That's how I selected mine (5.1 Out with Stereo in).


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