How to Install alsa-tools on Ubuntu?
A set of console-based utilities for specific sound gear: ALSA Tools is a set of console-based utilities for specific sound devices. It organizes sound hardware tasks and provides services for them. as10k1 – An assembler for the DSP chip EMU10K1 (EMU10K2). Send HD audio commands to Intel HDA devices with hda-verb. sbiload – OPL2/3 FM instrument loader for the ALSA sequencer us428control – Tascam US-X2Y controller utility
On Ubuntu 20.04, there are three options for installing alsa-tools. Apt-get, apt, and aptitude are all available. Each strategy of installation will be described in detail in the following sections. You may select any of them.
- Using apt-get to install alsa-tools
- Using aptitude to install alsa-tools
- Using apt to install alsa-tools
Method 1: Using the apt-get command
Step 1: Using the following command, update the apt database using apt-get.
sudo apt-get update
Step 2: After upgrading the apt database, we can use apt-get to install alsa-tools by performing the following command:
sudo apt-get -y install alsa-tools
Method 2: Using apt-get
Step 1: The apt database will be updated by the next command.
sudo apt update
Step 2: After upgrading the apt database, we can use apt to install alsa-tools by performing the following command:
sudo apt -y install alsa-tools
Method 3: Using aptitude.
Step 1: If you want to use this method, you may need to install aptitude first because it is not normally installed by default on Ubuntu. Use the following command to update the apt database with aptitude.
sudo aptitude update
Step 2: After upgrading the apt database, we can use aptitude to install alsa-tools by performing the following command:
sudo aptitude -y install alsa-tools
Verify your installation
We can verify our installation by simply putting this command into our terminal.
If you got the above output then alsa is successfully installed on your Ubuntu Operating System.