Linux - HOW-TO The Complete Linux N00bs' Guide To Installing ZSNES on XMBCbuntu

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verybigleen Offline
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So i just tried something else. If I load xbmc, and then run retroarch from a command line while xbmc is running, it works perfectly. But as soon as i launch from xvmc whether it be RCB or Advanced Launcher...no sound....this is driving me crazy :/
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Have you try ti disable XBMC navigation sounds? Also are using Pulse Audio on your XBMCbuntu system? If not, try to install it. It will allow you to control audio sound for each application independently.

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You need to setup the emulator audio output correctly (which I know isn't so easy in some emulators). See here for a lesson in linux sound that fritsch gave me

http://trac.xbmc.org/ticket/15112

My Add-ons, only available for XBMC:
Steam Launcher|Music Party Mode|Reboot2oOS|Triple J Radio
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(2014-06-12 03:11)Angelscry Wrote:  Have you try ti disable XBMC navigation sounds? Also are using Pulse Audio on your XBMCbuntu system? If not, try to install it. It will allow you to control audio sound for each application independently.

I have tried to install and run pulse audio but i get this:

Quote:xbmc@XBMCServer:~$ pulseaudio
E: [pulseaudio] core-util.c: Home directory not accessible: Permission denied

Im an pretty new to linux and this is all new to me..thank for your help everyone[/quote]
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verybigleen Offline
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(2014-06-12 03:28)teeedubb Wrote:  You need to setup the emulator audio output correctly (which I know isn't so easy in some emulators). See here for a lesson in linux sound that fritsch gave me

http://trac.xbmc.org/ticket/15112

I have been through this but it seems very confusing to me. I kinda need an "idiots guide to installing and configuring pulse audio with xbmc and emulators"

Sorry guys, i really appreciate your help
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Post: #96
How exactly are you running xbmc? In its own session or in a desktop environment? Easiest way i have found is to quit xbmc before running your emulator - for me it solves any sound and focus issues. Rcb has 'solo mode' and you need a basic script for advanced launcher, but you can't be running xbmc in its own session for it to work.

My Add-ons, only available for XBMC:
Steam Launcher|Music Party Mode|Reboot2oOS|Triple J Radio
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Mattfox27 Offline
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When I try to edit the X11.org file its blank im running Ubuntu 13.10 so do I still just add the sugessted lines?

Thanks
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