On Tuesday 29 January 2008 22:15, Gerhard Magnus wrote:
I've recently installed FC8 and have been trying to get the sound
work. The system-config-soundcard plays its tune but everything else is
silent. Back in the day, you only had to turn up the volume on alsamixer
but now when I try starting alsamixer I get the message " ***
PULSEAUDIO: Unable to connect: Connection refused."
Does each application have to be configured to work with pulseaudio?
Why does something as simple as sound on a PC require a Senior Tech to
work in Fedora?
(1) How do I get the mplayer plugin I have up and running in Firefox to
(2) How do I get sound from xmms?
Any roadmaps or even pointers in the right direction would be
Personally, I just disabled pulseaudio on F8, when I found it complaining with
the PULSEAUDIO: Unable to connect: Connection refused, sort of thing.
Easily done with a yum remove alsa-plugins-pulseaudio
Now your sound should be back working as it was before.