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Old 05-16-2004, 06:30 PM   #1
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Sound only works as root

I'm trying to get sound to work as a regular user. I have created an audio group and added myself. I have also given group ownership of /dev/audio, /dev/dsp*, and /dev/mixer* to the audio group. It still doesn't work. Am I missing something? Logged in as root, the sound works fine.
Old 05-16-2004, 06:36 PM   #2
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Chmod 666 /dev/dsp /dev/mixer /dev/sequencer
Old 05-16-2004, 06:36 PM   #3
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bust out one of these:

chmod 666 /dev/dsp*;chmod 666 /dev/mixer*

not as elegant a solution as creating an audio group and adding yourself, but i think that this saves time and energy.


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