Crontab as alarm clock with ogg123

Robert Arkiletian robark at
Fri Jul 30 19:44:01 UTC 2010

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 1:35 PM, Frank Cox <theatre at> wrote:
> On Mon, 2010-07-26 at 12:59 -0700, Robert Arkiletian wrote:
>> Any  ideas much appreciated?
> Looks like you have the authorization for the sound device sorted out;
> there may also be something you have to do to tell pulseaudio to play
> sound for a user who is not currently logged in.
> I don't know enough about pulseaudio to guide you there; perhaps a
> google search for something like "pulseaudio user authentication" or
> "pulseaudio user authorization" will be of value?


I simply removed pulseaudio and it works fine now. (on F11)

#yum remove pulseaudio alsa-plugins-pulseaudio

I must say, I find it kind of Windows-Like of Pulseaudio to force
users to be logged in for audio to work. I think ALSA works just fine.

Robert Arkiletian
Eric Hamber Secondary, Vancouver, Canada

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