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Originally Posted by slackuser67 In my case it was a permission thing. Logging in as root, sound worked, logging in as user didn't. I followed the adding myself to the ...
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    change the group permissions


    Quote Originally Posted by slackuser67 View Post
    In my case it was a permission thing. Logging in as root, sound worked, logging in as user didn't. I followed the adding myself to the audio group and that didn't do it either. But, adding myself to the video group did the trick. You wouldn't think that would work with getting video but no sound, but it did in my case.
    I'm having all the same problems, but I'm using DSL-N, and I can't figure out how to check or change the group permissions.

    Help?

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    I can't figure out how to check or change the group permissions.
    Take a look at the man pages for following commands for changing permissions or ownership of files and directories:

    chmod
    chgrp
    chown


    Code:
    man chmod
    man chgrp
    man chown
    More on using the command line under linux can be found here:

    LinuxCommand.org: Learn the Linux command line. Write shell scripts.
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    actually what I needed to do was add myself to gropu sound and group video in DSL-N. chmod/chown/chgrp wasn't what I needed, and there is plenty of help on the internet for that lol

    I figured out how to do it and it still didn't work.

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