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Practical Linux by Bill Ball, John Ray, Michael Turner, M. Drew Streib

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Playing Music CDs

To play music CDs while working with Linux, your system's kernel must be configured to use your sound card. Sound support must either be installed in your kernel or available as a loadable module.

Singing the sound card configuration blues?

Having a hard time configuring your system for sound? If you don't want to waste the time and effort by recompiling your Linux kernel, or if Red Hat's sndconfig program does not work for you, take heart. A much easier way to configure Linux for sound is to use the Open Sound System from 4Front Technologies. The OSS software package is easy to install and use, and could solve your sound-configuration problems. The software uses self-configuring, loadable kernel modules, and contains support ...

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