alsa-tools - Console based ALSA utilities for specific hardware

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Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name alsa-tools
Package version 1.0.28
Package release 1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 212 B
Download size 58.37 KB
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A collection of console-based utilities for specific sound hardware:
as10k1 - An assembler for the EMU10K1 (EMU10K2) DSP chip
hda-verb - send HD-audio commands to Intel HDA devices
sbiload - OPL2/3 FM instrument loader for the ALSA sequencer
us428control - Controller utility for Tascam US-X2Y


Package Version Architecture Repository
alsa-tools_1.0.28-1_i386.deb 1.0.28 i386 Debian Main
alsa-tools - - -


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libasound2 >= 1.0.16
libc6 >= 2.7
libgcc1 >= 1:4.1.1
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1


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as10k1 -


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as10k1 -


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as10k1 -


Type URL
Binary Package alsa-tools_1.0.28-1_amd64.deb
Source Package alsa-tools

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install alsa-tools deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install alsa-tools




2014-07-18 - Jordi Mallach <>
alsa-tools (1.0.28-1) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Luke Yelavich ]
* New upstream release
* Dropped patches, applied upstream:
- as10k1_examples_Makefile.patch
- init_live_bashismfix.patch
- ld10k1_format-security.patch
- manpage_spelling.patch
- hda-verb_sys_io_h.patch
2014-04-15 - Jordi Mallach <>
alsa-tools (1.0.27-3) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Elimar Riesebieter ]
* Use dh-autoreconf to fix FTBFS on ppc64el. Applied a patch from Ubuntu.
Thanks to Logan Rosen for the hint. (closes: #736390)
* Fix FTBFS on arm64. Extend hda-verb_sys_io_h.patch. Thanks to Adam Conrad.
(closes: #743017)
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.5 (no changes).
[ Jordi Mallach ]
* Bump to debhelper compat v9.
* Add debian/autoreconf with an explicit list of directories to process,
otherwise dh-autoreconf fails miserably.
2013-05-09 - Jordi Mallach <>
alsa-tools (1.0.27-2) unstable; urgency=low
* hda-verb_sys_io_h.patch: Duh. Use ANDs, not ORs when testing
architecture compiler macros.
* Upload to unstable.
2013-04-27 - Jordi Mallach <>
alsa-tools (1.0.27-1) experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Drop ac3dec_cflags.patch: ac3dec has been removed from alsa-tools.
* Update various packaging bits to adapt for the removal of ac3dec.
* Add hda-verb_sys_io_h.patch: restrict include of sys/io.h for all
architectures other than those based on x86, ARM, ALPHA or IA64.
* Add envy24control_config_dir.patch: stolen from the Gentoo folks;
envy24control would create a non-dot config directory in the user's
home upon execution. Change the config dir to use a dotdir instead.
Extend the patch as there are two locations for this definition (!).
* Use default source package compression.
* Don't pass static priorities and runlevels to dh_installinit. This
is all managed via the LSB headers in the init script.
* Add a symbols file for liblo10k1-0, even if it hasn't seen a single
commit since its initial release.
* Extend ld10k1's description.
2013-04-20 - Jordi Mallach <>
alsa-tools ( experimental; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Drop usx2yloader_tascam_fw_fix.patch, fixed upstream.
* Add hda-verb to alsa-tools and hdajackretask to alsa-tools-gui.
* Add libgtk-3-dev to Build-Depends.
* Add a hdajackretask.desktop file and add an entry to Debian menu.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.4, with no changes needed.
2012-05-19 - Jordi Mallach <>
alsa-tools (1.0.25-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Remove qlo10k1 entirely. It's based on Qt3 which is going away for
wheezy (closes: #604340).
* As a side effect, simplify configure calls by removing obsolete
* Do not build liblo10k1 with --enable-static and drop .a files from
the -dev package.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.3, no changes needed.
* Remove Mikael Magnusson from Uploaders.
* Don't install upstream AUTHORS files, the info is already in copyright.
* Use dpkg-buildflags when configuring, to enable hardening flags.
Add a build-dependency on dpkg-dev (>= 1.16.1).
* Refresh all patches.
* Add lo10k1_format-security.patch to fix -Werror=format-security build
errors uncovered by the hardening flags now in use.
* Add ac3dec_cflags.patch to avoid overwriting CFLAGS.
2012-02-12 - Jordi Mallach <>
alsa-tools (1.0.25-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
- changes to hdspmixer should fix crash (closes: #658002).
- hdspmixer should now start correctly (closes: #641351).
* Update changelog.ALSA.
* Avoid bugs like #629911 by guarding for loops with 'set -e'.
* Run source package through wrap-and-sort.
* Drop hdspmixer_recognize_RME.patch, applied upstream.
* Use watch file version 3, and don't uupdate.
* Decruft debian/rules a bit.

See Also

Package Description
alsa-utils_1.0.28-1_amd64.deb Utilities for configuring and using ALSA
alsamixergui_0.9.0rc2-1-9.1_amd64.deb graphical soundcard mixer for ALSA soundcard driver
alsaplayer-alsa_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer output module for ALSA
alsaplayer-common_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb audio player (common files)
alsaplayer-daemon_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer daemon
alsaplayer-esd_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer output module for EsounD
alsaplayer-gtk_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer gtk interface
alsaplayer-jack_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer output module for JACK
alsaplayer-nas_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer output module for NAS
alsaplayer-oss_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer output module for OSS
alsaplayer-text_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer text interface
alsaplayer-xosd_0.99.81-1+b1_amd64.deb alsaplayer XOSD display module
alsoft-conf_1.4.3-1_amd64.deb OpenAL-Soft configuration utility
alt-ergo_0.95.2-3_amd64.deb Automatic theorem prover dedicated to program verification
alt-key_2.2.5-2_amd64.deb tool to help developers improve keyboard accelerators