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Old 01-24-2008, 10:37 AM   #1
Rita G.
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work at same time - SOLVED


in order for me to use a media player like mplayer or gxine,

i must disable system sounds in desktop>preferences>sounds. (and vice versa)

they will not both work at the same time. anybody know how to fix this?

Last edited by Rita G.; 01-26-2008 at 03:38 AM.
 
Old 01-25-2008, 08:19 AM   #2
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First, anytime you post to a Linux forum, please put as much info as possible into your post, to help people here help you. First thing you want to include is what Distro you are using, and next, what version of that distro, and what hardware it's running on.

Next, do you know if you are using oss or alsa ? Oss is an older way of handling sound, and only allows for one audio source at a time. Alsa is more modern, and allows for multiple sources.

So, what distro and version, and are you using oss or alsa ? And what hardware, if you know, with what sound card or chipset ?

David
 
Old 01-25-2008, 11:48 AM   #3
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sorry, i solved this one already

thank you.
 
Old 01-25-2008, 12:13 PM   #4
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sorry, i solved this one already

thank you.
I know how you resolved the problem because I provided the solution at a different forum, but I thought I'd let you know that its considered good practice here at LQ to post back and let others know how you resolved the problem. This can be useful to others who find your thread via the search function.

Anyway the problem is resolved by install libesd-alsa on Debian (and derivatives like Ubuntu) if using GNOME.

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Old 01-25-2008, 12:50 PM   #5
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Out of curiosity, Redazz, what forum did you post the answer on?

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Old 01-26-2008, 10:58 AM   #6
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Out of curiosity, Redazz, what forum did you post the answer on?
In this thread.
 
  


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