[Debian] sound programs.. no sound from VLC

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Fri Oct 31 16:04:13 CET 2008

>> 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.

You probably need to nice it down so it has higher priority.


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