Audio playback problems

crimsun at crimsun at
Sat Oct 15 22:15:29 UTC 2005

On Sat, Oct 15, 2005 at 09:41:26PM +0200, August Karlstrom wrote:
> When I play an mp3 file with Rhythmbox or Totem (totem-xine) it's played 
> in something like half speed (probably wrong sample rate) and only 
> through the left channel. If I play the file as superuser (sudo) there 
> are no problems. Any clues?

What is System> Preferences> Multimedia Systems Selector> Default Audio
Sink configured as? If it's currently esdsink, please switch to Custom,
and in the text entry box beneath the drop-down menu, please type:

alsasink device=plug:dmix

If that fails to work correctly, please use:

alsasink device=plughw:0

Daniel T. Chen            crimsun at
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