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Reply With Quote 11-16-2008 #3 Fermiona81 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Just Joined! Find all posts by Woad_Warrior #3 5th January 2005, 04:41 AM Jman Offline Registered User Join Date: Mar 2004 Location: Minnesota, USA Age: 30 Posts: 7,909 What XMMS Another application may be using it." 4)Thanks for you continued help in advance! Please try again later. http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/cannot-open-audio-device-another-application-might-be-using-it.html

Ben 573,623 views 3:12 How to fix "HDMI unplugged" error in Windows (No sound issue) - Duration: 4:14. Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes #1 4th January 2005, 10:16 PM Seve Offline Retired Community Manager Join Date: Oct 2004 Location: The GTA, Ontario, Canada Age: I believe this is deeply related to a configuration problem with qt. gconfaudiosink profile=music: Could not open audio device for playback. https://customer.real.com/hc/en-us/articles/204041323--Cannot-open-audio-device-

everything worked great before the last set of updates...sigh. The time now is 02:28 AM. I am not having a problem in getting to the website, but rather a problem in having RealPlayer see the audio device.

Having a problem logging in? Don't try to make something "fast" until you are able to quantify "slow". The world wants to know! (Or at least I do!) wmeler View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by wmeler 06-11-2004, 01:04 Any ideas on how to identify which program is the culprit? –andrewtweber Jul 18 '14 at 3:26 1 Odd, I'm also getting the same lock even after disabling the exclusive

After upgrading from fc2 to fc3 I am having this problem and have KDE only but the killall artsd doesn't help. Update the sound card driver on your system. Another application may be using it.". http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/red-hat-fedora-linux/134637-cannot-open-audio-device-another-application-may-using.html Click the Applications tab. (In Windows 8, click the Processes tab.) 4.

About a colored table Creating symlink for a file on Windows 7 gives error Is there a word for turning something into a competition? Windows7Forums 1,255,141 views 5:39 Check if Nvidia Graphics card is working or not ! - Duration: 9:20. Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ? < is the place to report it, thanks ! Symptoms RealPlayer uses the sound card to record and play back media files.

What is with the speech audience? Another application may be using it."   Solution 1: Close other programs that may be using the sound card. You don't say how long this has been a problem. To get sound, you need: The right sound module loaded into the kernel (do a 'lsmod' to see loaded modules) A program outputting sound to the proper device - usually /dev/dsp-

What you have to do is to find which application may be grabbing the sound from you. weblink Last edited by cellist; 05-26-2004 at 07:13 AM. Why won't curl download this link when a browser will? I don't know how to disable pulse audio, but I can confirm that killing the pulseaudio process made the error go away and I got my sound back.

audioconvert ! Main Menu LQ Calendar LQ Rules LQ Sitemap Site FAQ View New Posts View Latest Posts Zero Reply Threads LQ Wiki Most Wanted Jeremy's Blog Report LQ Bug Syndicate Latest Thanks for the tip about outputting to Arts by the way, that was really useful with xmms. navigate here Sound only works with Kaffeine, XMMS is "silent" :( m15a4 Linux - General 1 07-10-2004 02:32 PM All times are GMT -5.

Driver updates are usually available for free download from manufacturers' web sites. Rounan View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by Rounan 05-13-2004, 11:24 PM #10 wmeler Member Registered: Dec 2003 Distribution: Linux When I get the error message, it say that "another application may be using it".

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Not a member yet? gconfaudiosink profile=music: Could not open audio device for playback. To kill zombie processes, you may want to kill their parent processes and let init kill them. 3. RSS ALL ARTICLES FEATURES ONLY TRIVIA Search The How-To Geek Forums Have Migrated to Discourse How-To Geek Forums / Windows XP "Cannot open the audio device. (2 posts) Started 6

Seen this as a bug-report on the internet after googling, but can not find any fix to it. RealPlayer is designed to take advantage of the latest advances in driver technology. I also have similar problems using XMMS. http://scriptkeeper.net/cannot-open/pianobar-cannot-open-audio-device.html The drivers are usually updated every few months.

Loading the motherboard driver did not make any difference to those entries, although the USB1.1 ports now appear to have switched (inconsistently) to USB2.0, suggesting the driver is the right one. Adv Reply July 17th, 2008 #4 bratliff View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message A Carafe of Ubuntu Join Date Feb 2007 Beans 114 Re: Could not open audio device thanks Reply With Quote 11-15-2008 #2 b2bwild View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Linux Engineer Join Date Jul 2008 Location Behind You! Another application may be using it." Solutions Verify that no other programs are using the sound card, check for incorrect or missing sound card drivers, and update older sound card drivers.

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Join our community today! Tarun Munjal 607,050 views 7:02 windows 10 sound problem,no speakers or headphones plugged in error - Duration: 6:28. If not, make sure your sound card is working properly, and update any older sound card drivers.