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gconfaudiosink profile=music: Could not open audio device for playback. technol Hardware & Laptops 0 18th October 2005 11:21 PM Current GMT-time: 10:50 (Tuesday, 08-11-2016) All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s). Post your question in this forum. Another application may be using it. Source

Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest Since I tried to test the new speaker setup, I'm now left without sound for all applications and can't get sound even if I switch back. Seve Seve View Public Profile Find all posts by Seve #6 5th January 2005, 06:21 AM Seve Offline Retired Community Manager Join Date: Oct 2004 Location: The GTA, Older drivers can cause unexpected errors. https://customer.real.com/hc/en-us/articles/204041323--Cannot-open-audio-device-

Thanks in advance for any help! To kill zombie processes, you may want to kill their parent processes and let init kill them. 3. Register. 11-15-2008 #1 Fermiona81 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Just Joined!

Seve Seve View Public Profile Find all posts by Seve #5 5th January 2005, 05:44 AM Seve Offline Retired Community Manager Join Date: Oct 2004 Location: The GTA, share|improve this answer answered Dec 16 '15 at 8:43 Andreas Reiff 3313516 Already did that, but even without that settings it still says the device is in use. Open Real player >> tools >> preferences >> hadware >> and select audio driver Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Red Hat / Fedora Linux Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes #1 4th January 2005, 10:16 PM Seve Offline Retired Community Manager Join Date: Oct 2004 Location: The GTA, Ontario, Canada Age:

They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. If no other program is using the sound card, the error is most likely caused by the system's sound card drivers being improperly installed, incorrectly configured, or not current enough to I had to play around in KDE Control Center with the Audio settings as well. http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/red-hat-fedora-linux/134637-cannot-open-audio-device-another-application-may-using.html As the problem does not occur when I log in as root, I'm guessing it could be a file permission problem.

All help will be apriciated: ) Adv Reply August 14th, 2008 #5 fabhren View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message First Cup of Ubuntu Join Date Aug 2008 Beans 1 You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. Seems to happen after a while though, and it's the HDMI out on my AMD GPU. –m-p-3 Jan 8 at 16:46 Same problem here as m-p-3. NO sound on video's or youtube.

Search the forums. http://superuser.com/questions/496538/cannot-play-sound-device-being-used-by-another-application Tell me if I'm off here about the xmms problem and you think they are unrelated. I will look at how to output to ARTS later. As the problem doews not happen fror the root login, it looks like something to do with permission, but doesn't appear to be corrected after changing any of the files you

read, write, exec) for all users, but the problem still occurs. http://sauvblog.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-root-device-302.html Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the This way, esd controls all audio, and only one program needs to own the card at a time. I will try a reinstall Real Player and see if that helps first.

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software Real Player and XMMS "Cannot open audio device" - SuSE 9 pro User Name Remember Me? Reply With Quote $spacer_open $spacer_close 11-17-2008 #4 b2bwild View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux Engineer Join Date Jul 2008 Location Behind You! How? http://sauvblog.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-the-audio-device-another-application-may-be.html Anyways - using onboard sound (SiS chipset) Fedora Core 2 GNOME Thanks, Jeff MorningStar View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Visit MorningStar's homepage!

Check your KDE setup: control center-> sound and multimedia. I also want to add that I had this similar problem few weeks ago, which I then somehow resolved, but two days ago, RealPlayer 10 started complaining "Cannot open the audio Every time I come into KDE it gives that same message you referred to.

Click the Applications tab.

wmeler View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by wmeler 05-26-2004, 07:12 AM #11 cellist Member Registered: Oct 2003 Location: Cincinnati, I know I've posted information similar to this at least 5 times. --Rounan Rounan View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Following these instructions made me lose video sound. If the "run arts at startup" box is checked, uncheck it, hit "apply", and try XMMS again. (you may need to killall arts or restart KDE for this to take effect)

There's an audio API called WASAPI from Windows Vista on, and one of the things applications can request when using it is exclusive sound access. Where are they?" Recent video card: Supports two DIFFERENT applications open at one time; My 6-year-old laptop with integrated graphics does that just fine Adv Reply October 5th, 2008 #7 Browse other questions tagged windows-7 audio or ask your own question. http://sauvblog.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-root-device.html What you need to do: make XMMS output to ESD.

Another application may be using it." Desktop sounds and XMMS work as usual, but Real Player and UT2004 [no error noted] no longer have any sound output at all ??? Update the sound card driver on your system. Another application may beusing it From: To: Subject: RE: [Sound] Cannot open the audio device. Another application may beusing it Date: Thu, 6 Jan 2005 15:29:32 +0100 Ok some luck # /sbin/fuser -v /dev/dsp USER PID ACCESS COMMAND /dev/dsp mgupta 1140 f....

Also try closing all other applications that may use sound (sometimes even firefox cam make this problem (flash player uses the sound device)) Adv Reply May 20th, 2008 #3 sdennie Posts 1,108 Install ALSA correctly or Pulse Audio.. Another application may beusing it Hi folks I'm an absolute newbie, so please be gentle. All Rights Reserved.Sitemap

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