Re: Sound ...

Andrew Sullivan (
Sat, 2 Oct 1999 18:33:20 -0400 (EDT)


As an intermediate step, can you _not_ call the Audio module from
autoexec, and try running Audio manually from the Start/Modules menu item?
This would help track down the error.

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On Sat, 2 Oct 1999, Nico wrote:

> Hi,
> after I've read and read and so on, I still can get any sound when using afterstep.
> Ok so my sound installation works fine : wav, au mp3... great
> Here is what I have understood :
> With afterstep, you can configure some action to 
> be signaled by a sound. This is precised in the ~/G/L/A/audio file.
> In that file, you have to tell 3 parameters, and one of them is the sound player.
> But in a certain version, this had to be said in another file (--.bpp or else...)
> I did all that.
> For security, I placed the sound player (showaudio I think) line in the other file (--.bpp)
> Finally, I tell AS to use sound in the autoexec file.
> Still no sound.
> When I quit X, I see lots of errors telling (about) :
> ~/G/L/A/desktop/sound/a_name_of_sound_file not found
> although this file EXISTS !!!
> and when I try to play it with the player I've specified before, it works.
> May someone be patient enough to tell me what I forgot.
> Thank you a lot
> Nico
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