no sound with xfsound

christine noot-huyghe christine.noot at
Wed Jun 5 22:40:05 CEST 2002

Message: 3
Date: Wed, 05 Jun 2002 17:40:17 +0200
From: Ewan Andreasen <ewan at>
Subject: No sound with xfsound - ??
To: xfce at
Reply-To: xfce at

> Hi. I am running Mandrake 8.1, with ships with XFCE, and I enjoy working
>		with since it is fast.

>My problem is that I do not have sound for events in XFCE. Furthermore,
>any changes that I make manually in my xfwmrc file is totally
>disregarded, since I have tried to work with that file to maybe
>uncomment the lines with "I" Module xfsound...
Check that your xfxmrc file lies inside the .xfce directory, and not
as .xfwmrc insite your home dir.
>Another annoyance is that I seem to have no desktop icons, and I cannot
>drag&drop files or folders down on the desktop. Any help?
You can try gmc (gnome midnight commander) that work fine with xfce
'drag and drop' and just not use the file manager of gmc if you do not
want to.


Christine Noot-Huyghe
christine.noot at

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