Howard Coles Jr. dhcolesj at
Thu Nov 30 03:30:57 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 29 November 2006 3:21 pm, Dave wrote:
> Today is the day for me to get a few things fixed on this recently upgraded
> system (Dapper 6.06 >> i386).
> I've been having audio trouble with both Amarok and Xmms. When I open
> Amarok it it says: "xine was unable to initialize any audio drivers" I have
> pasted the debug info it provided me with the crash in hopes that someone
> more savvy than myself can assist with my problem.
> I tried completely reinstalling Amarok to see if it would reinstall the
> drivers >> failed
> I checked that Alsa is installed >> tested with Xmms as well as Amarok >>
> failed
> I'm not sure how my audio could be working last night and not today. My
> system is completely up to date using apt-get update & apt-get
> dist-upgrade. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
> Thanks in advance

Try uninstalling and reinstalling xine (its the underlying part that's having 
the problem.)

You may be missing libarts1-xine, or something like that.  Just open up 
synaptic and search for "xine" you'll see all kinds of libraries, and things.  
There is also the extracodecs which may help you.

See Ya'
Howard Coles Jr.
John 3:16!

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