.The asoundrc file is typically installed in a user's home directory
and is called from
It is also possible to install a system wide configuration file as
When an alsa application starts both configuration files are read
I'll work on that come Monday.
I can see that what I have at home is different than I have in the computer lab. Right clicking on the icon in the tray brings up the Select the Master Channel Pop-up. And at home I have all kinds of channels to choose from, whereas at the lab there are NO choices. At home Clicking on the Current mixer drop down and choosing a different mixer shows different channels to choose from. But in the lab there are NO choices of channels no matter which Current mixer I choose from the drop-down box. Also at home the two choices I have for a Current mixer have different names, and at the lab they both have the same name.