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/dev/dsp not found?

Do you have some older program which uses /dev/dsp device? It no longer works with ALSA or PulseAudio, without further configuration. But if you use PulseAudio there is simple solution - padsp.

padsp starts the specified program and redirects its access to OSS compatible audio devices (/dev/dsp and auxiliary devices) to a PulseAudio sound server.

Usage is simple - if you want to run let's say yourexec, just add padsp command before this executable:

padsp yourexec

That's it.

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padsp.txt · Last modified: 2018/01/23 18:22 by darkbyte