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NAWSE
November 24th, 2008, 10:27 AM
so lots of my IMs are going unnoticed, as i always watch movies. i messed with sounds and switched to alsa, pulse and all- both on my laptop and in pidgin sound preferences- but none of the combinations seem to work.

nhasian
November 24th, 2008, 10:31 AM
follow this guide to fix your audio problem:

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=789578

NAWSE
November 24th, 2008, 10:44 AM
when i gave

mkdir ~/pulse-backup && cp -r ~/.pulse ~/.asound* /etc/asound.conf /etc/pulse -t ~/pulse-backup/

i got this error

cp: cannot stat `/home/rahul/.asound*': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/etc/asound.conf': No such file or directory

NAWSE
November 24th, 2008, 10:45 AM
when i gave

mkdir ~/pulse-backup && cp -r ~/.pulse ~/.asound* /etc/asound.conf /etc/pulse -t ~/pulse-backup/

i got this error

cp: cannot stat `/home/rahul/.asound*': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/etc/asound.conf': No such file or directory

nhasian
November 24th, 2008, 11:00 AM
like the instructions say, that is okay. continue with the rest of the instructions :)