alsaplayer and mplayer

Daniel Dalton d.dalton at
Wed Mar 19 07:16:53 UTC 2008

On Wed, 19 Mar 2008, Willem van der Walt wrote:

> I think mplayer can be built with or without alsa support.
> Alternativly try using mplayer with aoss like:
> aoss mplayer file.wav

Just headed over to #mplayer on irc. (
And they said:
"add ao = alsa" to ~/mplayer/config
Or give the command line option:
mplayer -ao alsa"

Which seems to work!

It seems to be working, but I'll reply if it still isn't working 

Thanks for the reply!

Daniel Dalton
d.dalton at

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