Sound issue

Clayton Anderson anderc at gmail.com
Wed Sep 22 17:19:32 UTC 2004


Colin Yates wrote:
> 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
>>
>>

Isn't artsd the KDE sound server?

Clayton





More information about the ubuntu-users mailing list