No startup Sound in LM20 MATE

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Re: No startup Sound in LM20 MATE

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Well I be blowed I changed that command to

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paplay /usr/share/sounds/linuxmint-login.wav
and the startup sound now works!! So what is is different between play and paplay?
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Re: No startup Sound in LM20 MATE

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paplay is a pulseaudio command I believe. play comes from sox and I have no idea why it didn't work for you.

Anyway, I'm glad it's working for you now. :D
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Re: No startup Sound in LM20 MATE

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Can;t believe it. The startup sound has stopped working again. Checked that startup command and it is unchanged. It's late now and will get back to this tomorrow.
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Re: No startup Sound in LM20 MATE

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I upgraded from LM 19.3 Mate to LM 20.0 Mate. No audio, period.
After trying lots of "fixes', nothing worked.

My fix:
Go to Menu/Sound & Video.
Delete Pulseaudio, Sounds, and QasMixer (if listed).
Reboot.
All sounds now work.
Sound icon in lower-right corner by clock is gone. Using keyboard volume keys works fine.
Reinstall Pulseaudio and QasMixer.

Looks like LM20 needs an overhaul.
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