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It's probably that you are trying to mount the music CD. They cannot be mounted. Make sure you have the audio cable running from the back of the ROM to the Soundcard. Then make sure your mixer is unmuted and volume turned up (kmix to open the mixer). Then use grip to see if the audio cd starts playing after insertion (no mounting, just insert and play). If you still don't hear any audio, try doing a search on this site for people in similar situations. There are many threads on this, it may be your soundcard so post that up as well.
Wow, no kmix installed, and no grip. Do you have KDE installed? If so, kmix is probably installed as well. No biggie, just puzzling.
In aumix is everything un-muted and volumes all up? If you are getting the music scrolling on xmms, then you are fine there. Just make sure you output is using something that actually puts out sound and not something like the disk writer plugin
Yes, assuming it's in your path. You can also:
This will locate the binary file to execute with full path if needed. So let's say it returns:
Then try launching it by typing:
into a terminal.
If it doesn't return anything, for either one, no biggie, just odd.
The main thing we should be looking at now is your mixer and your drives. It appears to be working fine in your program (xmms). Make sure you have an actual audio cable (not ide, well yes ide, but also audio ) running from the back of your drive to your soundcard. If you have more than one soundcard, make sure you are running it to the soundcard that is being used. Then, open up a mixer. Any mixer will do. Make very sure it's not muted (by default one of the Mandrake releases were muted, loads of questions on it after the release, the quick and dirty answer "Unmute it" ). Also, go along and turn up every volume adjuster. This will make sure it's not just a volume/mixer problem. Also, make sure that in the mixer that you are doing it for the correct soundcard (if you have 2).
u r right, I'm sorry. I'm just getting frustrated. The Movie is what I'm talking about. I'll have to get back to you later on the other stuff. Priority problem now is the modem, then we can tackle this one.
I'm back. Modem problem is solved. DVD plays music fine now but still cannot watch DVD movies. I installed mplayer but nothing happens when I type it into the command line. Did I set it up right? Probobly not. How can I check?