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Hi i am using Mandriva 2007. The problem is that only one program can access the sound device at a time. So if for example i am listening to music ...
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    i am using Mandriva 2007. The problem is that only one program can access the sound device at a time. So if for example i am listening to music i can not get sound notifications if someone messages me on IRC. This is a very irritating problem please help me oout here.

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    Try setting all audio outputs to ALSA in every program
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    thanks for the reply Juan Pablo. My audio outut is set ALSA where possible however that choice is not available in programs like firefox and aMSN so what do i do in that case.

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    try install alsa-oss and then run the programs as "aoss firefox"
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