Aaron Konstam <[email protected]> wrote:
It's a traditional system so the sound card is on the back of the case
which sits in a desk and is a royal pain to get to. That's the one down
side of having a desk with a specific spot for a system. cdplay seems
to fit the bill. I can spin CDs and listen using the drive's audio
jack. I just mute the sound card. If I don't need to be under the
headphones, I just un-mute the sound with no contortions trying to reach
the back of the computer case.
On Fri, 2007-03-30 at 19:02 -0600, David G. Miller wrote:
> Is there an application or method (e.g., command the drive to "play
> audio") that lets me spin an audio CD in my CDROM drive and listen via
> headphones plugged into the drive's audio jack?
> The speaker setup I have plugged into my primary desktop does not
> provide a bypass audio jack. Unfortunately, this means I need to become
> a hermit and close up my office if I want to listen to tunes while my
> wife watches the tube. I find the sound quality acceptable using the
> audio jack on the CDROM but I need a way to spin the disk and NOT have
> the sound come out the sound card.
What stops you from plugging a headphone into the output jack of your
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