How To Setup Digital Optical Audio ?

I want to hook up my pc to my 50" plasma tv, video works fine but i cant get any sound using analog cables. My tv has digital i/o so i figured i could just buy an optical cable and that would be it. Unfortunately i discovered that the optical cable only plugs into audio out ports. Whats the point of a cable that only works going out on both ends?

Anyway, my question is how would i go about getting digital sound from my computer to my tv? Would i need a digital coaxial cable instead?

I have searched google but all i can find is either information on the individual cables or someone showing off their sweet media center without showing how they hooked any of it up.

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