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Re: Bug#291193: base-passwd: Users added in group audio, not seen though. No sound!

Colin Watson wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 19, 2005 at 12:50:24PM +0200, lasse.simpanen wrote:
>>Package: base-passwd
>>Severity: normal
>>Users can not have sound. They are added in audio group, but asked
>>'group "user" ' they seem not to be in that group! They are in
>>/etc/group though.
>>Yes, they have logged out but no change.
>>About a week ago all was fine, don't know what break the system, 
>>(sysvinit and sysv-rc was upgraded, but I don't know...)
>>Only root can have the sound now.
Are you using ALSA or OSS? What are the permissions on
/dev/{dsp,audio,mixer,snd/}* ?

To find out, try
$ dpkg -l | grep -i '\(oss\|alsa\)'
$ uname -r
$ ls -lA /dev/{dsp,audio,mixer,snd/}*

If any of the devices I globbed above aren't owned by root:audio, chown them to

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David Mandelberg

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