Can't play music after upgrade to dapper -Solved!

Derek Broughton news at
Mon Jun 5 14:08:48 BST 2006

Derek Broughton wrote:

> Tez wrote:
>> Derek Broughton wrote:
>>> Nigel Ridley wrote:
>>>> I eventually found a solution (I don't know if it is *THE* solution as
>>>> a new user account doesn't have any sound).
>>>> Anyway, I opened up System Settings > System Services and enabled
>>>> 'alsa-utils'.
>>> Damn!  I don't have one of those. Actually, I don't have System Services
>>> either - the closest I have is System Settings > KDE Components >
>>> Service Manager, which opens a page titled "System Services
>>> Configuration", but there's no alsa-utils, though the alsa-utils package
>>> is installed.
>> Try running "kdesu kcontrol" from a term or by pressing Alt-F2
>> you should find it in there.
> Well, kcontrol isn't "System Settings", it's the old Control Center, and
> it doesn't have a "System Services" either, and it _still_ doesn't have
> anything about alsa-utils.

After logging out and back in, sound is working again.  I HATE that!  At
least I didn't have to reboot...

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