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== Audio group ==
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==Minimum supported kernel version==
Could you please provide any proofs regarding [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Advanced_Linux_Sound_Architecture&curid=1008&diff=193035&oldid=192254 this]? From my standpoint things are the same as before:
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Hi, I've started a discussion about one of your recent edits in [[ArchWiki_talk:Reports#Minimum_supported_kernel_version]], you may be interested in participating :) -- [[User:Kynikos|Kynikos]] ([[User talk:Kynikos|talk]]) 11:00, 21 June 2012 (UTC)
 
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{{hc|ls /dev/snd/ -l|
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total 0
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drwxr-xr-x 2 root root      60 Apr  7 06:08 by-path
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crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 7 Apr  7 06:08 controlC0
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crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116,  6 Apr  7 06:08 hwC0D0
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crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116,  5 Apr  7 06:08 hwC0D1
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crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116,  4 Apr  7 06:45 pcmC0D0c
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crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 3 Apr  7 06:49 pcmC0D0p
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crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116,  2 Apr  7 06:08 pcmC0D1p
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crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116,  1 Apr  7 06:08 seq
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crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 33 Apr  7 06:08 timer}}
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Well, it said that you must be in the audio group to play sound, which just isn't true. I have three machines and none of my users are in the audio group, nevertheless, everything works fine.
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I can see that you need to be in the audio group to have access to /dev/snd/*, but what are these devices actually used for? If you can tell me why a user would want to have access to these devices, I'd be happy to correct the Wiki, but the statement "you need to be in the audio group to play sound" is obviously not correct.
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Minimum supported kernel version

Hi, I've started a discussion about one of your recent edits in ArchWiki_talk:Reports#Minimum_supported_kernel_version, you may be interested in participating :) -- Kynikos (talk) 11:00, 21 June 2012 (UTC)