Sound File Change

Jim MacLeod catcott at
Mon Mar 23 17:08:35 UTC 2009

Web1 wrote:

> Hello,
> I am a new user to Kubuntu and have discovered that there is quite a
> learning curve.  I have Kubuntu 8.10 KDE 4.1 installed.
> I would like to know how to change the default sound files to something
> else.  I have downloaded a new theme and extracted it to a folder, but
> cant figure out how to get to the system sound files or install the
> different sounds once I do find them.  I did find the install file after
> they were extracted but got a message that I need to be a super
> administrator or something to that effect.  What does that mean and how do
> I become one of those super guys. I went to system settings and found the
> sound, but that just shows my sound card driver.  With no sound schemes
> listed as I read there should be in some other forums.

This link may be useful, especially as you don't appear to know about using 
the system as root (super administrator).
> Thanks in advance for all your help.
> Dave

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