[xubuntu-users] Thunderbird New Mail Sound - SOLVED

Jack Fromm jjfrv8 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 30 19:52:56 UTC 2012

On 04/30/2012 02:55 PM, Joshua O'Leary wrote:
> 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.
Thank you, sir.  Works for me.  Now if the envelope in the notification 
area would just turn green consistently when new mail arrives, all would 
be right with the world. :-)


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