[mythtv-users] Any Asus Aspire Revo Users Out There? SOLVED

jedi jedi at mishnet.org
Fri Dec 4 13:17:59 UTC 2009

On Fri, Dec 04, 2009 at 07:56:40AM -0500, Patrick Doyle wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 11:08 PM, Kirk Bocek <t004 at kbocek.com> wrote:
> > I've read various postings that suggest *not* using /etc/asound.conf or
> > .asoundrc so that's the route I'm planning on going. This seems like another
> > level of indirection that will be confusing when I need to troubleshoot this
> > host in two years and have forgotten just what the heck I set up.
> >
> I've read those same postings, and have been somewhat confused by
> them.  But, not being an ALSA expert, it seems to me the most logical
> place to say "I want this to be my default output device for this
> computer" should be something like /etc/asound.conf.  I just hope that

    No. The most logical place is something like ~user/asound.conf.

    If you put it in /etc/ then you need to be root to change it. If it's
in your own home directory then you can easily change it on an as needed
basis without elevating yourself to root.


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