Games : 'FlightGear' hangs ! :o(

Eric Dunbar eric.dunbar at
Wed Nov 24 22:59:21 UTC 2004

On Wed, 24 Nov 2004 23:36:50 +0100, Trouilliez Vincent
<vincent.trouilliez at> wrote:
>  2) no sound : I get an error message saying it could not start the sound
> server. A bit strange, as sound/music works perfectly well on my machine.
> :o(
>  It says exactly : " Failed to initialize sound server : unable to connect
> to sound server at:, use 'starty' command to start the
> server".
>  What the hell is that ? It needs to connect to internet to get the sound
> working ? What does that mean ??? I tried typing 'starty' in a terminal, but
> the command doesn't exist.
>  Ran a search for a file of that name, but none exist.

It's part of a sound server that that app is looking for (that's
supposed to be running on your machine, is localhost is your
own computer... (port number... :80 is HTTP for e.g.)
is how a lot of services function on your computer, e.g. CUPS
printing). Check out <>.


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