Unable able to create .asoundrc

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xanizen
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Unable able to create .asoundrc

Post by xanizen » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:50 pm

I'm trying to follow the directions here (link), so I can get all my 5 speakers to work through the Opctical SPDIF cable, instead of just 2.

I entered the following into the terminal

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vi /home/myUsername/.asoundrc
Press enter, then in that same terminal window, I try to paste the following:

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pcm.!default {
	type hw
	card 0
}

ctl.!default {
	type hw           
	card 0
}

As soon as I click paste, text on red background reads:

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E353: Nothing in register
I went to the directory: /home/myUsername/

And there is no file name .asoundrc
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trytip
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Re: Unable able to create .asoundrc

Post by trytip » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:57 pm

just create a blank text name it .asoundrc and then paste
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