No sound with xfsound - ??

Philip Dean pdengineer at
Thu Jun 6 02:59:21 CEST 2002

On Wed, 05 Jun 2002 21:05:01 +0200
ewan <ewan at> wrote:

> They are enabled, sound files have been defined for "destroy window" at
> least, but clicking play produces nothin. One funny thing though: I
> tried, out of desperation, to configure my sound card via hardrake.
> After a run of that, suddenly the sound was on! However, it is my
> experience that it doesn't last after a reboot.... Can that be a clue?
> Btw, thanks a lot for the quick reply to those that responded
> Ewan
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Is your user a member of the audio group?  Check to see if you can play sounds as root.  Or just check userdrake to see if your user is in the audio group.  If I am not mistaken, Mandrake defaults to a user being in only that users group.  You have to add the others.  Hope this helps!

Philip Dean

They say if your PC isn't working reboot...
Hummm.... I haven't rebooted in months!!
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