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Old 02-13-2006, 01:21 PM   #1
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xmms works from terminal as root but not as user


when i type xmms from terminal as root it pops right up if i do that as a normal user it doesn't really do anything. how do i solve this? also some programs in my Applications menu don't work. i bet they work as root though if i type them in the terminal. I am using dropline gnome by the way.
 
Old 02-13-2006, 01:47 PM   #2
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if i do that as a normal user it doesn't really do anything
what do you mean?? does it just drop you back to the command-line without any error message??
 
Old 02-13-2006, 02:15 PM   #3
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yeah, that's exactly what it does, no errors or anything.
 
Old 02-13-2006, 02:45 PM   #4
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checked perms/groups?

maybe strace it
 
Old 02-13-2006, 02:56 PM   #5
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Check if your user is in group "audio" with the `id` command.
 
Old 02-13-2006, 04:02 PM   #6
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uid=1000(dachy) gid=100(users) groups=100(users),4(adm),11(floppy),17(audio),19(cdrom),93(scanner)
 
Old 02-14-2006, 01:59 AM   #7
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this still doesn't work, any ideas guys?
 
Old 02-14-2006, 02:12 AM   #8
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did you try strace?
 
  


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