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Old 07-02-2009, 10:02 PM   #1
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Sound server informational message:
Error while initializing the sound driver:
device /dev/dsp can't be opened (Permission denied)
The sound server will continue, using the null output device.

When I log in, this errors message pop up.
Is this because the user account is not in the group for sound or audio.

How to solve this problem?
Old 07-02-2009, 10:25 PM   #2
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As it is a permissions issue, yes, it certainly *could* be because the user is not a member of the 'audio' group, assuming that is the group that /dev/dsp is a member of.

Try adding the user to the 'audio' group and see what happens. It won't hurt

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