HP2133, VL-6-STD, XFCE4
When I add a new user I am unable to get sound. There is sound for root.
In user, command alsamixer says: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: no such file or directory.
Settings in Xfce Setting Manager Sound are empty. On Device it will not show
the sound card as it does in root as #0 HDA VIA VT82xx.
Doing sudo alsaconf in user ends with ALSA is ready to use.... and then using
alsamixer I get above error.
xfce4-mixer is empty. View-Manage shows Device: /dev/sound/mixer whereas in
root Device: default
as user alsactl restore says: No soundcards found...
sudo aplay file.wav plays file, aplay file.wav gives error.
What went wrong?
What went wrong is the habit of mine stemming from the old linux days
to add users as root from the console. This is what I did with 2 users and both
have then no sound. Adding a user with vasm the user has sound.
Now I have to solve how to get sound to a user added from the console.
I just checked it in my PC Desktop adding a user via console that user has