getting sound back

Mark Haney mhaney at
Mon Jul 28 15:33:12 UTC 2008

Jorge Fábregas wrote:
> On Monday 28 July 2008 09:58:56 am Mark Haney wrote:
>> I was looking for something related to pulseaudio, but didn't see anything
>> that stuck out as being such
> Well, after making sure the volume is not way down ;) check if pulseaudio is 
> running with:  
> ps -ef | grep pulse
> If not, start it as your regular user (not root) by typing:
> pulseaudio -D
> Check /var/log/messages for any errors...
> HTH,
> Jorge

Fortunately, my kids are savvy enough to check the sound first then 
check the cables.  All that was good.  I wasn't expecting pulseaudio not 
to be a service I could just restart on the fly.  But I'll check it out 
when I get home.


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