[ubuntu-za] Music players recently broken in Intrepid?
cmschoonbee at mweb.co.za
Tue Apr 21 19:13:33 BST 2009
I am using the default, pulse audio, because I have had no problems
until now and so no need to change anything. I am guessing a recent
update has broken something. But then I would expect some other users
to see the same symptom.
Sudhashen Naicker wrote:
> R u using pulse audio? I've had the same experience after an update and changed to alsa. But I'm using hardy.
> ------Original Message------
> From: Chris Schoonbee
> To: Ubuntu South African Local Community
> ReplyTo: Ubuntu South African Local Community
> Sent: Apr 21, 2009 19:20
> Subject: [ubuntu-za] Music players recently broken in Intrepid?
> I was wondering if anyone has experienced a similar problem recently
> with Intrepid:
> I have not played music on my system for almost a week I guess. My
> usual music player is Rhythmbox. Anyway, today I tried to play some
> files from my music library. I could select the tracks to play but when
> I tried to play them, the Play button darkened but the program froze and
> did nothing. Pressing the window exit button resulted in a "Program not
> responding" message. Rebooting did not make the behaviour disappear.
> I then tried another music player installed on my system (Evaille, I
> think it is called - I am writing this from my Jaunty partition which
> does not give the problems described.) It also froze whenever I tried
> to play music.
> Within the last week I have also had two or three system freezes in
> intrepid (can't get to virtual consoles) with screen corruption which
> seem to occur when Firefox is the active window. I do not know if this
> is related.
> Has anyone perhaps seen similar symptoms?
> Chris Schoonbee
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