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Package alsa-utils

Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) utilities


This package contains command line utilities for the Advanced Linux Sound
Architecture (ALSA).

Version: 1.2.12

See also: alsa-utils-alsabat.

General Commands

aconnect ALSA sequencer connection manager
alsa-info.sh command-line utility to gather information about the ALSA subsystem
alsactl advanced controls for ALSA soundcard driver
alsaloop command-line PCM loopback
alsamixer soundcard mixer for ALSA soundcard driver, with ncurses interface
alsaunmute a simple script to initialize ALSA sound devices
amidi read from and write to ALSA RawMIDI ports
amixer command-line mixer for ALSA soundcard driver
aplay command-line sound recorder and player for ALSA soundcard driver
aplaymidi play Standard MIDI Files
arecord alias for aplay
arecordmidi record Standard MIDI Files
aseqdump show the events received at an ALSA sequencer port
aseqnet ALSA sequencer connectors over network
aseqsend send arbitrary messages to selected ALSA MIDI seqencer port
axfer command-line sound recorder and player for sound devices and nodes supported by Linux sound subsystem (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture, also known as ALSA).
axfer-list dump lists of available sound devices and nodes to transfer audio data frame.
axfer-transfer transferrer of audio data frame for sound devices and nodes.
iecset Set or dump IEC958 status bits
nhlt-dmic-info dump microphone array information from ACPI NHLT table
speaker-test command-line speaker test tone generator for ALSA


alsactl_init alsa control management — initialization