How to install alsa-utils
on Arch Linux

alsa-utils

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Utilities for configuring and using ALSA

This package contains various tools to configure audio devices via ALSA (Advanced Linux Sound Architecture).

The source can be found at: https://code.launchpad.net/~snappy-hwe-team/snappy-hwe-snaps/+git/alsa-utils/

Details for alsa-utils

License
GPL-2.0
Last updated
10 March 2017

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install alsa-utils

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install alsa-utils

To install alsa-utils, simply use the following command:

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