totem and audacious no more plays sounds

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Thu May 29 16:17:48 UTC 2008

Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> Quoting Vladimir Grebenschikov <vova at> (Mon, 26 May 2008 15:13:14 +0400):
>> Hi
>> After one of recent upgrades (no more then two month ago)
>> native gnome players stop to play sounds.
> Nice to hear it's not only me (but I run gnome in a jail, so I wasn't
> sure I didn't forgot some configuration to make it work, and I hadn't
> time so far to check it).
>> They looks exactly as should, but no any sounds ...
>> It is ok with mixer settings.
>> And even more, esd-based programs still play sounds without problems
>> (esdplay, xmms, mplayer, vlc, etc).
> The same for me.
>> I am puzzled ? what may be wrong with it ?
>> % cat /dev/sndstat 
>> FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm: 32bit 2007061600/i386)
>> Installed devices:
>> pcm0: <Intel 82801G High Definition Audio Controller> at memory
>> 0xee400000 irq 17 kld snd_hda [20080420_0052] [MPSAFE] (1p:2v/1r:1v
>> channels duplex default)
>> %
> It's not related to the soundcard you use. On my laptop it works, but
> there I have an older version of GNOME.

An update to gstreamer-plugins-good most likely broke this.  The oss 
backend must have changed.  What version of this package do you have on 
your working system?


Joe Marcus Clarke
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