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Old 04-02-2015, 04:32 PM   #1
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CentOS 6 - No sound for non-root users

Working with CentOS 6.6. When logged on as root, sound works fine and 'Preferences -> Sound -> Hardware' shows the 'Internal SOund" device. When logged on as normal user, no sound and 'Preferences -> Sound -> Hardware' offeres no choices. What do I need to twiddle to enable sound for normal (i.e. non-root) users?
Old 04-02-2015, 05:00 PM   #2
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Audio group

One thing to try is to add your userid to the "audio" group. That may be the cause of not seeing the devices.

Good Luck!

Paul M
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That did it; many thanks!!!


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