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Re: Audio - Dummy Output, except for root

> In my case. "timidity" was causing my problem. Within X, I did a "sudo kill
> timidity", and immediately my Volume control on the pane of KDE's Plasma
> desktop changed, and the volume control slider produced test clicks. I
> tried purging timidity, but it seems to want to take half of KDE with it,
> so I'm gonna hold off until tomorrow to tinker any more with it.
> Whew!

Yessir. The timidity update on 19 June messed up my sound, too. After
a frustrating few hours of troubleshooting I discovered that timidity
is hogging the sound server.

Which brings us to the obvious question of how do you get Pulse to
play nicely with Timidity?