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[Solved] Sound issues (LMDE xfce)

Postby Ness on Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:58 pm

Hello guru's. I've been having an issue with my sound since I've installed Linux. For some reason, whenever I start an application the first one I start is the only one that plays any sound. So for an example in step-by-step..

- I open TeamSpeak (Gaming chat client) and the sound works.
- I open any other program (ie. Minecraft, VLC Media Player) and theres no sound.

This also works the same vice-versa. I did a bit of Googling and found how to get my Sound card information..

Code: Select all
cat /proc/asound/cards
 0 [SB             ]: HDA-Intel - HDA ATI SB
                      HDA ATI SB at 0xd0400000 irq 16
 1 [HDMI           ]: HDA-Intel - HDA ATI HDMI
                      HDA ATI HDMI at 0xd0310000 irq 19


Any ideas? Thank you!

Edit: [Solved]
RESOLUTION
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Uninstalled PulseAudio and just used ALSA instead.
Last edited by Ness on Fri Jan 27, 2012 2:36 pm, edited 3 times in total.
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Re: Sound issues (LMDE xfce)

Postby Ness on Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:34 pm

Did I post this in the wrong forum by chance?
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Re: Sound issues (LMDE xfce)

Postby Lendo on Wed Jan 04, 2012 6:55 pm

viewtopic.php?f=197&t=60485

Sometimes that's an issue with PulseAudio. You may want to use this how to and use Alsa instead. Read through it, there's a mention of using multi stream sound.

Edit

Actually it's about mixing, but all my problems with sound are from PulseAudio.
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Re: Sound issues (LMDE xfce)

Postby Ness on Wed Jan 04, 2012 7:31 pm

Lendo wrote:http://forums.linuxmint.com/viewtopic.php?f=197&t=60485

Sometimes that's an issue with PulseAudio. You may want to use this how to and use Alsa instead. Read through it, there's a mention of using multi stream sound.

Edit

Actually it's about mixing, but all my problems with sound are from PulseAudio.


Wowww that fixed it! Thank you so much!
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Re: <Solved> Sound issues (LMDE xfce)

Postby Lendo on Wed Jan 04, 2012 9:02 pm

I'm glad I could help :D
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