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How to build sound card drivers?


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#1 RAMIA

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Posted 22 September 2015 - 11:53 AM

downloaded the drivers for my sound card (XFiDrv_Linux_Public_US_1.00.tar.gz) from a website. The readme file says:

Quick install

In terminal,

Goto source directory

Execute make command as root

make
make install

I'm not sure what it means. What exactly do I need to do?


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Posted 22 September 2015 - 07:48 PM

Extract the contents of XFiDrv_Linux_Public_US_1.00.tar.gz to a folder.
From terminal go to that folder and execute the commands.

The Debian Wiki has some info on an alternative way to use X-Fi Sound Cards. The indications might be similar for Linux Mint but better do some research or wait for the advice of more experienced forum members.






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