Bug 439533 - no sound
no sound
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-applet-timer (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Christoph Wickert
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-03-28 18:02 EDT by Zing
Modified: 2008-04-14 19:53 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-04-14 19:53:36 EDT
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Description Zing 2008-03-28 18:02:29 EDT
Description of problem:
I'm getting no notification sound when I configure to use one.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I compiled the rawhide package on F8:

How reproducible:
all the time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. configure to play notification sound, default or custom
2. set a timer
3. timer completes
4. no sound
Actual results:
no sound

Expected results:

Additional info:
It seems debian patched in a fix:
- use gstreamer instead of gnome.sound_play (Closes: #408396)
Comment 1 Christoph Wickert 2008-03-30 14:56:29 EDT
Actually I do have sound and I'm also using a recompiled version of the rawhide
package on F8.
Comment 2 Zing 2008-03-30 16:27:59 EDT
Interesting.  Seems gnome.sound_play() doesn't work for some reason on my
machine.  Going through gstreamer works fine though.
Comment 3 Zing 2008-03-30 18:02:43 EDT
Ok, I think I see the problem, gnome.sound_play->gnome_sound_play->esd. 
esd/pulseaudio never worked properly on my machine, but that's not your problem.

I guess I'll live with the current situation as is. thanks.
Comment 4 Christoph Wickert 2008-03-31 03:10:33 EDT
I'll do some more testing on other machines. If I hit the same problems than you
I'll apply the patch. Thanks for the hint anyway.
Comment 5 Christoph Wickert 2008-04-14 19:53:36 EDT
Since I cannot reproduce this anywhere I will close it NOTABUG. If someone else
hits it feel free to reopen. Thanks.

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