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How to Install alsa-tools on Ubuntu?

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  • Last Updated : 14 Jul, 2022
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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

Updating-apt-database

 

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

Installing-alsa-tools

 

Method 2: Using apt-get

Step 1: The apt database will be updated by the next command.

sudo apt update

Updating-apt-database

 

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

Installing-apt-database

 

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

Updating-aptitude

 

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

Installing-alsa-tools

 

Verify your installation

We can verify our installation by simply putting this command into our terminal.

alsa –version

Command-to-verify-alsa-installation

 

If you got the above output then alsa is successfully installed on your Ubuntu Operating System.

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