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

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'''Solution:'''
 
'''Solution:'''
  
* Go to the System => Preference => Startup Applications menu entry.
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* Go to the "'''System => Preference => Startup Applications'''" menu entry.
  
 
* Make sure you are in the "'''Startup Programs'''" tab.
 
* Make sure you are in the "'''Startup Programs'''" tab.
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* Click on the "'''Add'''" button.
 
* Click on the "'''Add'''" button.
  
* Fill in the
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* Fill in the fields similar to this:
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  ** Name: Pulseaudio daemon
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  ** Command: /usr/bin/pulseaudio
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  ** Comment: Start the pulseaudio sound daemon...
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* Logout and then relogin and the Gnome sound applet should appear.

Revision as of 08:14, 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 fields similar to this:
 ** Name: Pulseaudio daemon
 ** Command: /usr/bin/pulseaudio
 ** Comment: Start the pulseaudio sound daemon...
  • Logout and then relogin and the Gnome sound applet should appear.