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Restarting sound??

Postby georgetoon on Sun Jul 13, 2008 5:12 pm

I'm running Linux Mint Daryna. I've had a few instances where the sound suddenly stopped. I kill the process (artsd) and restart the sound in system settings, but it's no help. Logging off and logging back on is no help, either. A complete restart of the OS is needed.

Is there a way to restart the sound without having to do a complete restart of the OS?
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Re: Restarting sound??

Postby msuggs on Sun Jul 13, 2008 11:24 pm

try this in a terminal:

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sudo /etc/init.d/alsa-utils restart
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Re: Restarting sound??

Postby georgetoon on Mon Jul 14, 2008 3:47 pm

omns wrote:try this in a terminal:

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sudo /etc/init.d/alsa-utils restart


Thank you! I'll give that a go tonight!:)
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Re: Restarting sound??

Postby georgetoon on Fri Nov 21, 2008 9:07 pm

georgetoon wrote:
omns wrote:try this in a terminal:

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sudo /etc/init.d/alsa-utils restart


Thank you! I'll give that a go tonight!:)


I'm revisitng this thread to report that this comand in the terminal isn't working. is there another method? Now, I have to reboot the entire system. the sound bombed when I plugged in my USB external drive.
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