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new sound card: FYI

Postby Circulus_Equatorus on Mon Feb 22, 2010 12:24 am

I have Mint 8 on my USB thumb drive. I built the computer with a Gigabyte MainBoard and it has a Realtek sound chip on-board. It gets 5.1/7.1 analog/digital in Windows but in MINT 8 it only gets stereo analog duplex. However I bought a PCI sound card from AuzenTech. The X-Plosion Cinema 7.1
When I booted into my MINT 8 it started working without so much as a "howdy-do". The sound card has at least ten choices from Analog or Digital stereo duplex to 5.1/7.1 Analog and also Digital SPDIF I/O.
Thank You Linux!
So who can tell me which MINT 8 program will play my 5.1 Concert DVD's?
Is there a way to play Blu-ray? It has a Blu-ray drive.
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Re: new sound card: FYI

Postby remoulder on Mon Feb 22, 2010 9:29 am

Circulus_Equatorus wrote:Is there a way to play Blu-ray? It has a Blu-ray drive.


Glad your new sound card works. On blue ray it's not so good however, see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/RestrictedFormats/BluRayAndHDDVD
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