sound card won't stick in preferences

Todd And Margo Chester toddandmargo at
Wed Nov 2 20:30:50 CET 2011

On 10/20/2011 07:42 PM, Todd And Margo Chester wrote:
> Hi All,
> Scientific Linux 6.1
> Xfce 4.8
> On my Panel 1 (the one at the top), on the far right, I have an
> icon for a speaker.  Clicking on the icon give me a speaker
> volume control.  The icon will not identify what program it is.
> I have two sound cards: my on board and my HDMI on my video
> card.
> The speaker pull down called "Sound Preferences" lets me select
> which "output" I want the volume control to operate.
> Problem: "Sound Preferences" never remembers what I set "output"
> to and makes me reset it to my on board sound every time I log
> into my desktop.
> Is there a way to force the turkey to default to the sound card I
> want?
> Many thanks,
> -T

Figured it out.

1) select the sound card you want

2) immediately log off and back on


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