Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 829493
pulseaudio not working for users, core-util.c: Failed to create secure directory: Operation not permitted
Last modified: 2013-07-03 20:49:49 EDT
Description of problem:
No sound for regular users, sound works at login screen and for root.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Log in as a regular user
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot up. Notice tha the sound control is there at the login screen
2. Log in as root. Notice sound works.
3. Log in as a regular user. Notice no volume control, and sound control shows no devices.
No sound for users
Sound for users
I'm seeing a bunch of lines like:
Jun 6 16:19:27 case pulseaudio: [autospawn] core-util.c: Failed to create secure directory: Operation not permitted
Jun 6 16:19:27 case pulseaudio: [autospawn] lock-autospawn.c: Cannot access autospawn lock.
Jun 6 16:19:27 case pulseaudio: [pulseaudio] main.c: Failed to acquire autospawn lock
These repeat when I try to log in.
Created attachment 590024 [details]
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I am closing this, as it worked in 18 and now 19. Not sure what the fix was, but it's fixed.