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I connected an analog tape deck to my Soundblaster Audigy Analog Line-In input. I have a 2 to 1 cable connecting the Tape-OUT to the Audigy-LINE-IN.

I can't hear any sound when the Tape Deck plays. I have no problem when on Windows.

How do I get the tape deck to play on Ubuntu?

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Recommend installing alsamixer it will grab those settings from your PCM card and you can modify the settings as you wish.


Install with Command Line

Adding the ppa

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-audio-dev/ppa
sudo apt-get update

Install the linux-alsa-driver-modules package

sudo apt-get install linux-alsa-driver-modules-$(uname -r)

Note: After installing the linux-alsa-driver-modules package, your system needs to be rebooted.

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If you need other information or troubleshooting refer to:

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