No sound.

Andrew Benton b3nt at
Sat Aug 20 07:18:19 PDT 2005

randhir phagura wrote:
> Hi,
> Randy McMurchy wrote:
>> But you said the other day that you *did* get output from the
>> speaker-test program. So you *do* have sound. You never answered my
>> question as to what happens if you try to use the 'aplay' program to
>> play a .wav file.
> I had done that and had submitted the result on the List. It seems you 
> missed that somehow. Jeremy Byron had responded to that.
> However, the 'good news' is that the problem is  almost over. xmms 
> produces music when loged-in as 'root' but NOT as ordinary user.
> How can that be set ok?

Add yourself to the audio group. Read man usermod

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