Sound issue

Colin Yates colin.yates at
Wed Sep 22 15:03:23 UTC 2004

I believe artsd is the traditional way of solving this, i.e.:

    artsd firefox

assuming sound server *is* running.

However, this is not particular friendly, and it wouldn't suprise me if
ubuntu has a nicer way.

On Wed, 2004-09-22 at 10:56 -0400, Crispian Thorne wrote:

> Great Distro!!!
> I had the usual problem of no sound until I opened Volume Control &
> turned it up, but now something new has cropped up- sound was working
> fine in Firefox until I turned on "Enable sound server startup" &
> "Sounds for events" (I have some Homestarrunner sounds I've grown rather
> fond of), now no sound in Firefox.
> If I turn off "Enable sound server startup" & reboot I get sounds back
> in Firefox (but if I open firefox first & it plays sound & then I turn
> on "Enable sound server startup", I get no system sounds 'til I reboot).
> Seems whoever grabs the sound card first won't share :(
> This is probably something incredibly easy to fix- but I've only had one
> cup of coffee this morning.
> Cris
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