Re: Setting up sound

Jason Welsh (
Mon, 3 Aug 1998 08:52:17 -0400 (EDT)

Thats exactly whats happening to me, i have sound working, but sound in
afterstep just isnt happening. I have verified that the showaudio command
does work and plays sounds.

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On Sun, 2 Aug 1998, Brian E. Seppanen wrote:

> While we're on the topic of sound. I'm trying to customize afterstep so
> that it will make those charming sounds.  I've read the FAQ regarding
> sound setup and I've placed 
> audio in ~/GNUstep/Library/AfterStep. See below:
> Sound doesn't work upon startup, and I believe it's because AudioPlayCmd
> is not a valid program.
> I've done which AudioPlayCmd to verify this.  /usr/bin/showaudio is
> valid.  How do I make AudioPlayCmd to work?  I assumed that was what the
> *AudioPlayCmd /usr/bin/showaudio did, but I appear to be wrong.
> On a related note would someone mind enclosing their audio file, so I
> can get an idea of what types of events I can customize the sound for. 
> I had to add the audio file, as there was none to begin with.  I'm using
> AfterStep with RedHat 5.1.  I am very new to linux.
> Thanks in advance for the assistance.
> Brian Seppanen