using the pc speaker as sound card

Gregory Nowak greg at
Thu Aug 2 23:51:59 EDT 2007

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I stand to be corrected, but I don't believe that gnu/linux allows you
to use the pc speaker as a sound card. Even if it did, the quality of
audio produced by the pc speaker would probably be so bad, that you
wouldn't be able to understand even a clear synth like espeak anyway.


On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 10:44:27PM -0600, Nick Gawronski wrote:
> Hi, As my professional emu 1820 is listed as the emu 12 12M and gets no 
> audio output at all is there a way until drivers are ready for it I can use 
> the small speaker built into my pc for software speech?  What simple command 
> can I try first to turn the play back volumes up all of the way in alsa to 
> try before going with the pc speaker method? 
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