LinuxPlanet: From the Desktop: Good Vibrations
Jul 07, 2000, 13:26 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
[ Thanks to Kevin
Reichard for this link. ]
"Sound. A five-letter English word that describes the vibration
of gas molecules caused by an energy release. That's all there is
to it, really. And yet sound is one of the most compelling
sensations we humans seek out. We crave sound, desire it at every
moment of our waking lives."
"The sounds of nature fulfill a primitive part of our being. The
sound of music answers a deep longing in our very souls. Sound is
like one big security blanket--take it away and we get pretty
insecure, pretty quickly."
"...In the meantime, if you are a new Linux user, you may
need some help getting sound to work on your computer. I know I
did. I have "plain" old SoundBlaster cards in my Linux PCs and to
date, no distribution has picked them up right from the get go.
They have always needed a little nudging--and sometimes a big