What codecs/drivers/whatever do I need to get sound working on my debian 64bit install? I can play video files, but they have no sound. In fact the only sound my computer will produce at all is the system beep.
Linux.com: "PulseAudio is a Linux sound server that, through abstraction layers, promises a myriad of flexible audio features: combining multiple sound cards into a single, multi-channel device, changing output devices on the fly for running applications, even redirecting input and output between machines over the network."
Click: "It's not usually a big deal, getting sound working in Linux or BSD. In my case, however, my laptop's internal sound module is dead, and I've substituted a USB sound module from DealExtreme.com that costs about $2."