Limited System -> Administration menu

Jatan jrajvanshi at
Tue Sep 5 03:34:21 UTC 2006

Aah, thanks a lot! that took care of the menu issue. But it still
doesn't allow me to access the volume control. The first time I try to
do that after logging in, it gives this detailed message:

"The volume control did not find any elements and/or devices to control.
This means either that you don't have the right GStreamer plugins
installed, or that you don't have a sound card configured."

"You can remove the volume control from the panel by right-clicking the
speaker icon on the panel and selecting "Remove From Panel" from the

But after that, I get the following message:

"No volume control GStreamer plugins and/or devices found."

As I said previously, it worked fine earlier. Also, I can access the
volumn control from other users of the system.

Thanks a lot!


On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 20:06 -0400, James Strandboge wrote: 
> On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 16:02 -0700, Jatan wrote:
> > Hi Everyone,
> > 
> > I have just joined this list, so I am not sure if this has been asked
> > before. I installed Ubuntu (its the best!!) on my Dell d610 laptop and
> > it was running great. I named the initial user as "jatan". So whenever I
> > logged in as that user, I was able to access all the menu items in the
> > System -> Administration menu. But for some days, that menu only has the
> > following 5 menu items: 
> > Device MAnager
> > Network Tools
> > Printing
> > System Log
> > System Monitor
> sudo adduser jatan admin
> Jamie

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