Easier multi-media sound

Jim MacLeod j75trym at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Jul 20 16:52:06 UTC 2005

james paslay wrote:

> I am experiencing a problem that appears to be common
> for new ubuntu/kubuntu users. When I run the cdplayer
> application, I get no sound. I have sound on bootup
> and shutdown, but obviously am missing some file that
> plays sound in multimedia applications. Is there
> anything new or on the horizon that will allow users
> to simply download multimedia players like Mplayer and
> have them install and configure easily under kubuntu?
Might seem a dumb question but does the cd player (Kscd?) actually access
your cdrom? I ask because on my installation /dev/cdrom & cdrw both point
to my cdrw, but cdrom1 points to the cd player and I had to set all
software accordingly.

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