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Old 04-30-2005, 06:28 AM   #1
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No mixer elements and/or devices found. Works only as root!

Hello, I've seen some threads here about the {no mixer elements and/or devices found} error message when trying to open the gnome-volume-control. But with me, it does work when I am root, but under any other user I get the error message.
So I think this is a permissions problem but I am a member of the group audio and all devices in /dev/snd/ have rw- permissions for owner and group audio...

Is there anything else that could be wrong?
Old 04-30-2005, 06:45 AM   #2
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I just found out that if I make audio my default group (by typing 'newgrp audio') it works! Why is that, what am I doing wrong? I want to be able to open the mixer without changing my default group all the time...
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Does adding yourself to the audio group make any difference?


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