[SOLVED] Guest account weird sound problem...

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[SOLVED] Guest account weird sound problem...

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LM 20 Cinnamon.

When I log out and log into a guest account, the sound works.
When I switch to guest account, no sound.

TIA
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Re: Guest account weird sound problem...

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Hi invex,

PulseAudio is a user process. When you log into the guest account, PulseAudio is started for that user. When you switch to the guest account, PulseAudio is still running under your normal user.

There are ways to work around that such as this one.
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Re: Guest account weird sound problem...

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Thank you for your help.

I tried but I get this error msg.:

systemctl --system start pulseaudio.service
Failed to start pulseaudio.service: Unit pulseaudio.service has a bad unit file setting.
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Re: Guest account weird sound problem...

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Ahh, try changing Exec to ExecStart and see if that stops the error.
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Re: Guest account weird sound problem...

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It worked!
Thank you *very* much.
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Re: [SOLVED] Guest account weird sound problem...

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You're welcome. :D
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