Got it. The user/group was the hiccup... Thanks for all the valuable
input (hope the pkg maintainers see that - it's a simple enough thing
to overlook but it does create a bit of frustration)..
On 5/6/12, Hans Muecke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Am 05.05.2012 16:06, schrieb Ric Moore:
>> On 05/05/2012 04:10 PM, Verde Denim wrote:
>>> On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 3:19 PM, Hans Muecke
>>> <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
>>> Am 05.05.2012 13:22, schrieb Verde Denim:
>>> > I have everything running on this system the way I can be
>>> happy with
>>> > it, except the sound. I've been searching through lots of
>>> links of
>>> > people who have the same problem, but not much in the way of
>>> > solutions. Anyone here gotten past the silence with 12.04? alsa
>>> > testing (speaker-test) seems to work, but players, etc - no joy.
>>> > Any input is appreciated...
>>> Just thinking (since I had the same trouble after upgrading) ...
>>> are you
>>> a member of the audio group?
>>> looks like I'm about to be... I can't seem to find a satisfactory
>>> solution and have seen two recommendations to join that group since this
>>> problem will get addressed at some point and I'm willing to help in
>>> whatever way I can...
>> Whoops! He meant is your user in the audio group in /etc/group
>> That is the easy way to check: more /etc/group and see if your user is
>> a member of the group named "audio"
> Whoops - yes, I meant is the user a member of the group ... :-)
> I had the problem of a not working sound system after the upgrade from
> 10.04 (where it worked). Tried everything and nothing worked, until I
> read the hint about the group. When I checked the user wasn't a member
> anymore. Changed theat and I got my sound back ... it would have saved
> me some time if I had checked that at the beginning ... :-)
> Talk to you later ... Hans (124 to go)
> 2012/05/06 07:20
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