[xubuntu-users] Thunderbird New Mail Sound

Joshua O'Leary joshua.oleary at btinternet.com
Mon Apr 30 18:55:37 UTC 2012

On 30/04/12 16:09, Wybo Dekker wrote:
> On 2012-04-30 15:03, Jack Fromm wrote:
>> Does anyone know how to get the Thunderbird new mail notification sound
>> working in 12.04?  Neither the default system sound nor a specific .wav
>> file works for me.  I've tried a couple of add-ons and I've tried
>> installing esound.  Nothing seems to help.
>> Anyone have any better ideas?
> same problem here, although the file /is/ played, but only for a few
> milliseconds. Just hear a faint tick.
> The same file e-mailed as an attachment can be played correctly though.
If you install  libaudiofile1, libesd0, and esound-common, .wav files 
seem to play fine. Can't figure out how to get the default sound though.

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