[K12OSN] No Volume Control Elements and/or devices found

Gideon Romm ltsp at symbio-technologies.com
Wed Jul 20 19:35:40 UTC 2005

Ah, attached is Ubuntu's file that goes here:


Replacing the default with the one attached, should change the default
system settings.


On Wed, 2005-07-20 at 15:25 -0400, Gideon Romm wrote:
> OK, so I just had a chance to test on an FC4 box, and indeed, just
> changing the gstreamer-properties (or under Preferences -> More
> Preferences -> Multimedia Systems Selector) so that the Audio output was
> ESD and the Audio input was OSS did the trick!  (I'm using esd on the
> thin clients).  Sound came out as expected when I test the Audio Output
> ESD test button.
> (BTW:  For video to work properly on most thin clients, change the Video
> Output under the Video tab to "Xwindows (No xv)")
> Now, this wrote a configuration file in my user account, so this doesn't
> seem to be system-wide.  The conf file is
> ~/.gconf/system/gstreamer/0.8/default/%gconf.xml
> There is a corresponding file in /etc/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults , but I'm
> not sure exactly how to edit it.  I'll let you know once I google around
> a bit.
> Anyhow, since gstreamer is used for gnome and kde these days, this
> should fix sound for most applications.
> Now, if you use nasd....  I would try setting the Audio output to OSS,
> but I'm an ESD kind of guy, so I'll leave that to the nasd fans...
> Hope that helped,
> -Gadi
> On Wed, 2005-07-20 at 13:16 -0500, Mark Cockrell wrote:
> > >Check and see if the sound server is enabled in Gnome....if it
> > >is...disable it.  All it really does is produce the bings and bongs for
> > >system alerts, but in my experience it will prevent many sound apps from
> > >working at all.  Disable the sound server and then try...things may work
> > >now (you may need to reboot).  
> > >
> > >I use nasd and IceWM and have had sound in Flash, all apps, all players,
> > >and Firefox for quite some time now.  I have yet to try sound in K12LTSP
> > >4.4, but I will the first week in August.  If you guys get something else
> > >working...document it to save me the headache  *please?*
> > >
> > >David N. Trask
> > >Technology Teacher/Coordinator
> > >Vassalboro Community School
> > >dtrask vcsvikings org
> > >(207)923-3100
> > >
> > 
> > Nope.  The Gnome sound server is not turned on.  Just for grins I turned
> > in on.  Still nothing.  Anyone else have any ideas?  I had sound working
> > on 4.2 using NASD with Gnome, IceWM, and KDE.  Same server, same
> > terminal, no sound.
> > 
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