[Debian] sound programs.. no sound from VLC

Neil Jerram neiljerram at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 30 23:35:41 CET 2008

2008/10/30 Matthew Lane <malane at purdue.edu>:
> I've installed Audacious, Noatun, Sonata, and VLC.  Audacious is the
> only player I've been able to hear sound from, but it skips, and very
> frequently!  Noatun will not play my music, and Sonata won't add my
> music to its library even though I redirect MPD's library path.  VLC,
> however, appears to be playing the music, but I have no sound.

I'm using mpd with the emms Emacs client.  The sound is fine, except
when other applications (e.g. aptitude) are taking a lot of CPU; then
there's lots of skipping and halting.


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