[LAU] different soundcards for in/out in alsa vs. jack

Will Godfrey willgodfrey at musically.me.uk
Tue Jun 4 00:11:56 CEST 2019

On Mon, 3 Jun 2019 17:00:13 -0500
"Chris Caudle" <chris at chriscaudle.org> wrote:

>On Mon, June 3, 2019 3:56 pm, Max wrote:
>> How do I get the correct device name?  
>For most programs that need an ALSA device name as an argument, the
>easiest way to list all ALSA devices in the system is "aplay -l."
>I do not know for sure, but I think you should be able to use the same
>naming conventions as jackd, so you can use device number, or the ALSA
>short name.

I would advise against using device numbers - especially if USB sound cards
are involved. These can change every time the computer is started.

Will J Godfrey
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