System Sound

  • furly
Posted: Tue, 05/06/2008 - 06:51
Is possible to enable system sounds with gnome-audio package? I don't know what doing...

alsa should handle both...

  • picothinker
  • 08/22/07
  • Mon, 05/19/2008 - 04:42
but like most others (apparently), I never tried to use system sounds. It could be handy to have beeps and such on Pidgin/Gaim perhaps (to alert you of a message when the window is minimized). I think Alsa should be able to handle both systems, as long as it doesn't interfere with Jack, as mentioned above. I usually use instant messaging on other computers, so I haven't really even tried.


  • Quentin Harley
  • 05/24/07
  • Tue, 05/06/2008 - 15:33
To tell the truth, I never activated the system sounds before. Let's try... Ok, no sound. I don't think this is the best place to look for help regarding this issue, because none of us have it activated (so far anyway). I'll see if I can find something on the web. In this regard 64studio is Debian ETCH, so that might help.

Ok thanks. Excuse my

  • furly
  • 05/06/08
  • Tue, 05/06/2008 - 15:41
Ok thanks. Excuse my OT... When 64studio 2.1 version out? I hope not in September, like Debian Lenny...

Keep in mind that you'll

  • Icemouse
  • 08/04/07
  • Sun, 05/18/2008 - 03:38
Keep in mind that you'll work with headroom while you are making music and that the system sound might play as loud as possible. Using system sound can damage your speakers, it's not just a unpleasantness at a live show. Cheers, Ralf

system sounds?

  • Quentin Harley
  • 05/24/07
  • Tue, 05/06/2008 - 07:14
You mean beeps, crumpling paper of a waste basket and that jazz? It was disabled by default, as the last thing you want during a live show is something going booing in a quiet moment! If you want it, go to Gnome menu --> Desktop --> Preferences --> Sound In the dialog that opens, select "Enable Software sound mixing" and then "Play system sounds" You should also have the gnome-audio package installed (otherwise it will ask you to install it), and it should work. Cheers!

Yes, I know this way, but I

  • furly
  • 05/06/08
  • Tue, 05/06/2008 - 13:24
Yes, I know this way, but I don't hear any sound. In my Debian Etch, I should disable "Software sound mixing" because Jack won't start. In 64studio, is possible any conflict jack / system sounds? p.s.: very many thanks for this distro...