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problem with XMMS (it doesn't want to run)

Posted on 2003-11-21
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hi you linux experts

yes, I've got a problem with XMMS. The story goes like this:

Yesterday I reinstaled my Mandrake 9.0 because of bootable problems. Well at the begging everithin was just perfect - no problems. I tried to install karamba with xmms support. Well, I compiled and instaled it. After that, when I tried to run my XMMS and nothing, it just didn't want to run :(. The next my step was to try and find WHY. I run it in the console and it yelded a problem:

** WARNING **: snd_mixer_attach: No such file or directory

Can someone of you help me, and tell me how to fix it? I removed all packages which are concluded in some way with xmms, and then reintalled them. It didn't help me :(

Naw, please HELP. ideas how to fix it?

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XMMS gives me errors about ALSA: snd_mixer_attach and only works when I'm root ::: make sure that this is not the issue
http://wiki.sourcemage.org/index.php?page=FaqUsage

also see if this helps
http://lists.freshrpms.net/pipermail/rpm-list/2002-October/001716.html
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also check the strace output why it is not running.
#strace xmms
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