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Re: Sound as an ordinary user - how?

On 28 Apr 2001 19:18:20 +0100, Viktor Lakics wrote:
> Hi Debianers,
> I cannot play any sound files as an ordinary user, while as root
> everything works fine (MP3, wav, whatever).
> I got the message :
> ** WARNING **: oss_open(): Failed to open audio device (/dev/dsp):
> Permission denied 
> Do I have to be a member of some special group (like dialup users)
> to be able to play sound in debian? If not, how could I set up the
> permissions for ordinary users for sound?

(as root): 'adduser username audio' (then re-login as username)

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