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Old 07-11-2007, 01:35 PM   #1
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silent debian

as I finally managed to install debian thanks to milindlokde's advice, I found out my newly installed o.s., was mute. As I tried to configure volume settings, it appears a message that says gstreamer wasn't installed, while it was. I tried to reinstall that, but nothing happens... Why is that happening? How can I fix this perilous matter?
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Old 07-11-2007, 02:15 PM   #2
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Try installing alsa-utils, then run alsaconf (hopefully it knows your soundcard). Once it's done run alsamixer to change volume levels.
Old 07-11-2007, 03:03 PM   #3
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do you know what kind of sound card you have?
see if this outputs anything:

"lspci | grep Audio"


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