Re: XMMS only runs under KDE
On Wednesday 30 March 2005 06:09 pm, Robert Vangel wrote:
> Alvin Smith wrote:
> > Same results! Runs under root, but not under normal user... Well, not
> > quite! I created a new user who has no problem running either
> > application. So, the corruption is not in .xmms, but in some other
> > configuration directory or file.
> > Does this make any sense?
> What about purging both packages & installing fresh.
> Does xmms / bmp have a verbose option? (I don't have it available at the
> moment to check..)
> I recall I had a similar problem, can't remember *exactly* what the
> problem ended up being, but iirc once I had run xmms as root it worked
> from then on, maybe check permissions on the devices (/dev/dsp etc)
Ok, I am stupid. An instance of XMMS was already running on desktop #5,
thereby blocking the load of any other instance, failing silently.
(Bug or feature?)
Thank you to all who responded.