Bug 6912 - Enabling Sounds in Linux
Enabling Sounds in Linux
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdebase (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 1999-11-10 23:01 EST by lschorle
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-11-22 12:46:28 EST
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Description lschorle 1999-11-10 23:01:03 EST
Hello,
I need to report that I have been unable to get my system
sounds enabled...  in other words, when I go to KDE Control
Panel and click on the sounds tab, I click on enable sounds
and then assign sounds to certain system events such as
minimizing/maximizing windows, startup/shutdown of Linux,
etc...  Now I know that I can hear *.wav files because I
have browsed to the directory where the *.wav's are kept and
listened to them.  For some reason, they do not work when I
enable them.  Please get back with me when you find out what
I or you need to  do about this.
Thanks,
Les Schorlemer
lschorle@cssiusa.com
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-11-11 11:16:59 EST
Please give me some more details:
- Which soundcard are you using?
- Does any KDE application produce sound? i.e. can you play the sounds
  from the control panel using the Test button?
- is kaudioserver running? (ps ax |grep kaudioserver)
- is esd running? (ps ax |grep esd)
- What does your /etc/sysconfig/sound file say?
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 1999-11-22 12:46:59 EST
Link /etc/sysconfig/soundcard to /etc/sysconfig/sound or get the current
package.

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