This package contains command line utilities for the Advanced Linux Sound
aconnect aconnect is a utility to connect and disconnect two existing ports on ALSA sequencer system. The ports with the arbitrary subscription permission, such as... alsactl alsactl is used to control advanced settings for the ALSA soundcard drivers. It supports multiple soundcards. If your card has features that you can't seem to... alsa-info.sh alsa-info.sh is a command-line utility gathering information about the ALSA subsystem. It is used mostly for debugging purposes. alsaloop alsaloop allows create a PCM loopback between a PCM capture device and a PCM playback device. alsaloop supports multiple soundcards, adaptive clock... alsamixer alsamixer is an ncurses mixer program for use with the ALSA soundcard drivers. It supports multiple soundcards with multiple devices. alsaunmute alsaunmute is a shell script which runs the alsactl(1) utility with init argument (see the script for details). amidi amidi is a command-line utility which allows one to receive and send SysEx (system exclusive) data from/to external MIDI devices. It can also send any other... amixer amixer allows command-line control of the mixer for the ALSA soundcard driver. amixer supports multiple soundcards. amixer with no arguments will display the... aplay arecord is a command-line soundfile recorder for the ALSA soundcard driver. It supports several file formats and multiple soundcards with multiple devices. If... aplaymidi aplaymidi is a command-line utility that plays the specified MIDI file(s) to one or more ALSA sequencer ports. arecordmidi arecordmidi is a command-line utility that records a Standard MIDI File from one or more ALSA sequencer ports. To stop recording, press Ctrl+C. aseqdump aseqdump is a command-line utility that prints the sequencer events it receives as text. To stop receiving, press Ctrl+C. aseqnet aseqnet is an ALSA sequencer client which sends and receives event packets over network. Suppose two hosts connected by network, hostA as a server and hostB as... iecset iecset is a small utility to set or dump the IEC958 (or so-called "S/PDIF") status bits of the specified sound card via ALSA control API. When iecset is started... speaker-test speaker-test generates a tone that can be used to test the speakers of a computer. speaker-test by default will test the default device. If you want to test... alsactl_init "alsactl init" provides soundcard specific initialization.