how to enable sound

Tom Davies tomdavies04 at
Fri Oct 15 10:17:57 UTC 2010

Hi :)

Many apologies for my previous answer to this!  A really bad hair day!  It is 
all good and even just telling the person they were "in the wrong room" can help 
nudge a person into finding the right place = better than no response

Many regards from
Tom :)

From: Zach Kriesse <zach.kleinhenz at>
To: abdelkader belahcene <abelahcene at>
Cc: "ubuntu-doc at" <ubuntu-doc at>; debian-user 
<debian-user at>
Sent: Mon, 11 October, 2010 14:45:49
Subject: Re: how to enable sound

Ah this is a mailing list for Ubuntu Documentation...not debian troubleshooting.

Zach K

On Oct 9, 2010, at 9:46 AM, abdelkader belahcene <abelahcene at> wrote:

> Hi, 
> I am using squeeze 
> I tried to enable the login sound, 
> cnaberra is installed, 
> It is done (on the same machine !!)  in ubuntu without problem, but not on 
>debian, I ot this  error :
> canberra-gtk-play -f  t/usr/share/sounds/sabily/desktop-login.ogg 
> Failed to play sound: Sound disabled
> I can hear the sound, and play different codecs ( avi, mp3 ....) 
> I tried  to activate ( I suppose it disable, although I can paly sound !!!!) 
>the sound  from theme in gnome-preferences-sound,  
> but it is grayed no possiblity to do it!!!
> thanks for help
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