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I opened a terminal window to run the 'gst-register' command, but the result was: "command not found". I therefore ran the command 'locate gst-register'. The output was the following:
warning: locate: could not open database: /var/lib/slocate/slocate.db: No such file or directory warning: You need to run the 'updatedb' command (as root) to create the database. Please edit /etc/updatedb.conf to enable the daily cron job.
I then ran the 'updatedb' command but I was not sure how to edit '/etc/updatedb.conf', so the database has been updated, but no editing has been done and I still can't run the 'gst-register' command. Any help you can give on this will be greatly appreciated.
Also, the system does say: "The following audio devices were detected":
CS4236b/CS4236b(this is a 2nd tab seen at the top)
Primary audio device: -CSC0000 (but in drop down menu there is also: 'CSC0000' as a choice)
When the 2nd tab is selected the Model changes to: -CSC0000 and the Module to: snd-cs4236
'Play test sound' does not play a sound. I know that the speakers are working because I have perfect sound through windows
"No volume control elements and/or devices found."
Recently, I got a similar error message ("No volume control GStreamer plugins and/or devices found") under Ubuntu. The error was caused by a bug were user's group allocation gets removed. Specifically the user was no longer in the audio group. Re-adding this gruop membership and a quick X restart fixed things. I wrote a detailed description on my website: http://linux.dsplabs.com.au/?p=31.
encountered the problem when i recently installed updates for ubuntu 7.10. then suddenly, my volume icon has a red warning sign over it. clicking the icon gives me an error window that says "No volume control Gstreamer plugins and/or devices found".