[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. :-)

Jack




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