[ubuntu-studio-users] No sound during video playback

Mike Holstein mikeh789 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 21 03:25:27 UTC 2014


On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 2:34 PM, David King <linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:

>  Thanks for your replies, sorry for not being more helpful so far.
>
> I tried logging in as guest from a fresh boot, but guest user could not
> access any of the drives with videos in, nor could I mount them as sudo was
> not allowed.
>

move said file to a location where the guest user *can* access the files..
or, make another user, a test user..


>
> Then I logged out and back in as my normal user account, and tried opening
> a video with Totem (the default video player) and it worked perfectly, with
> video and sound. I also tried with VLC and it worked. I also opened
> Rhythmbox and it played audio files okay.
>
> So for no apparent reason it seems to have fixed itself without me
> actually doing anything other than logging in as guest before logging into
> my user account.
>
> It could just be an intermittent problem of course.
>
>



>
> David
>
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> On 19/09/14 17:09, Mike Holstein wrote:
>
>
>
> On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 10:04 AM, David King <linuxman at avoura.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> Things are getting worse...
>>
>> Now I cannot play a video at all except in VLC, and it still has no
>> sound. In other players, it shows it as playing but the progress slider
>> remains in one place. No clicking of play again does anything.
>>
>>
>  how about as another user? the guest user, for example..
>
>
>>  Also, now in Firefox, videos have no sound -- although they did this
>> morning, and I have not rebooted or logged out or anything like that.
>>
>> I have tried playing audio files in Rhythmbox, but they will not play
>> either, no movement of progress slider and no sound output. The same goes
>> for Audacity, which I need for editing audio files.
>>
>> According to sound settings that I looked at sound is enabled and working.
>>
>> I believe I am using Pulse Audio sound.
>>
>
>  dont "believe" anything.. are you using pulse? pulse ships with
> ubuntustudio.. also, JACK ships. if you start an audio application that
> requires JACK, and automatically tries to start JACK, this can cause issues
> with your "normal" audio. please reboot, and dont start *anything* other
> than just vlc, and test audio/video.. also, try as another user to, as i
> stated a few times, remove your users config from the equation..
>
>
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>>
>> David
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>>
>>
>> On 19/09/14 12:00, Alexander Panov wrote:
>>
>> Please check which sound server these programs use. It is written in a
>> settings of every program.
>>
>> Then check sound server itself, or with GUI instruments or from console.
>>
>> Third is to check processes on your computer, may be someone else process
>> steal output of your sound server.
>>
>> You have ALSA or OSS on the back, in front you will have Pulse or Jack...
>> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/sound_system
>>
>> And give us feedback hire!
>>
>>  On 19.9.2014 г. 12:44 ч., David King wrote:
>>
>> e earlier, the loss of sound is in all video playback programs, except
>> for one (UM Player), although it works when playing videos from websites
>> in Firefox.
>>
>> The default video player in Ubuntu Studio (just called Videos) is not
>> playing any sound, and that is not from a PPA.
>>
>>
>> Does anyone else have this problem or any idea on how to resolve it?
>>
>>
>>
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