Difference between revisions of "HowTo Enable The Gnome Sound Applet"

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'''Problem:''' The Gnome sound applet does not startup when logging in as user: "'''root'''".  and with a hanging message: "'''Waiting for sound system to respond'''".
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'''Problem:''' The Gnome sound applet does not startup when logging in as user: "'''root'''".  If you try to launch the menu item: "'''System -> Preference -> Sound'''" the following hanging dialog will appear: "'''Waiting for sound system to respond'''".
  
 
'''Solution:'''
 
'''Solution:'''

Revision as of 08:10, 8 July 2010

Problem: The Gnome sound applet does not startup when logging in as user: "root". If you try to launch the menu item: "System -> Preference -> Sound" the following hanging dialog will appear: "Waiting for sound system to respond".

Solution:

  • Go to the System -> Preference -> Startup Applications menu entry.
  • Make sure you are in the "Startup Programs" tab.
  • Click on the "Add" button.
  • Fill in the