[MPlayer-users] [solved] Re: `user2' cannot listen to audio

Ivo ivop at euronet.nl
Sun Oct 28 23:05:59 CET 2007

On Sunday 28 October 2007 23:48, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> Rodolfo Medina <rodolfo.medina at gmail.com> writes:
> > On my Debian Sarge box there are two users, let's call them user1 and
> > user2. Strangely, user1 can watch and hear fine, whereas user2 after
> > entering X environment cannot hear audio with Mplayer.
> >
> > Does anybody have any idea about that?
> >
> > Both users belong to `audio', `video' and `cdrom' groups.  user1 is the
> > one that installed mplayer: maybe it's because of that?  The
> > `configure' step was performed in user1's home directory.
> >
> > How to work the problem out - to allow user2 to hear audio as well?
> It seems that the problem was trivial: the volume on Gnome panel (top
> right) was set to 0: I adjusted it and now it seems to be all right. 
> Thanks for your help that pointed out the way.

LOL I knew it ;)

Also nice is wanting to play a game via TV-out and wondering why there is no 
sound and finding out you muted the TV half an hour ago because there was a 
boring program on.


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