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Old 01-25-2004, 11:05 AM   #1
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xmms cannot play songs if user is not root

I am using testing version of debian.The xmms works fine if you login as root.But it gave error information like, check output plugin,other program blocking,or configuration of soundcard.What wrong is it?How can I fix it?
Old 01-25-2004, 11:24 AM   #2
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Check the permissions on the /dev/dsp device and make sure there is right access for everyone on it.
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No. That's not correct. The Debian way is to add your user to the audio group. One way of doing this is:

usermod -G audio username

Have that user logout and log back in.

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It worked .Thank you guys.


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