Crontab as alarm clock with ogg123

jack craig jcraig at
Fri Jul 30 22:16:39 UTC 2010

On 07/30/2010 12:44 PM, Robert Arkiletian wrote:
> 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?
> Solved:
> 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.
in all fairness, PA has been working fine for me...

Jack Craig
Software Engineer
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