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Alsa is part of standard Slackware. Have you installed the full version of Slackware 13?
If you haven't, you can get the alsa packages from here: http://www.mirrorservice.org/sites/f...0/slackware/l/
(That's for Slackware13)
After downloading it, you can install it by:
One more remark: If you haven't installed the full version of Slackware, you MIGHT be better off reinstalling it again choosing FULL install.
Slackware doesn't automatically handle dependencies like yum or apt-get, so if you just installed minimal system, it might
be a complex and daunting task to install what you want (with dependencies.)
It wouldn't be a big problem for an experienced slackware user (it'd still be rather time-consuming), but from your post
I assume you are rather new to slackware.
If you did a full install (/ap and /l series), did you run alsaconf during installation (it should come up automatically)? If not, run alsaconf as root. In the rough order, after logging on as root:
1. "lspci" find your audio or multimedia chip and check for compatibility at http://www.alsa-project.org
2. "lsmod" to see if the sound modules are loading
3. "alsaconf" to configure you sound hardware
4. "alsamixer" to make sure your channels are not muted
5. "alsactl -store" to store the mixer settings.