Ljubomir Ljubojevic wrote: > On 06/01/2013 06:18 PM, Ken Smith wrote: > >> Hi All, >> >> Just installed 6.4 on a system that might become a Myth Backend. Where's >> the normal sound icon gone that usually appears in Gnome? I can see the >> intel sound card driver is loaded. Which bits of alsa should be there? >> This is what I've got:- >> >> rpm -qa | grep alsa >> >> alsamixergui-0.9.0-0.9.rc2.el6.x86_64 >> alsa-utils-1.0.22-5.el6.x86_64 >> alsa-lib-1.0.22-3.el6.x86_64 >> >> Under System | Preferences Selecting the "Sound" icon gives a dialog >> box that says "Waiting for Sound System to respond" and the sound system >> never does respond. >> >> I bet I've got a zoo of stuff missing.... >> >> Any pointers most welcome >> >> Thanks >> >> Ken >> >> >> > Do you have pulseaudio installed? > > Also you can install padevchooser, Pulse Audio Device Chooser. > > You were on the right track after all. I have a VM of 6.0 where the sound icon appears in the notification area. Installing the missing bits of pulseaudio compared with the VM, made the applet appear. As follows:- Jun 03 18:03:46 Installed: alsa-plugins-pulseaudio-1.0.21-3.el6.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:02 Installed: gnome-keyring-pam-2.28.2-8.el6_3.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:02 Installed: 1:gdm-libs-2.30.4-39.el6.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:03 Installed: pulseaudio-utils-0.9.21-14.el6_3.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:04 Installed: lm_sensors-libs-3.1.1-17.el6.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:05 Installed: plymouth-utils-0.8.3-27.el6.centos.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:06 Installed: plymouth-gdm-hooks-0.8.3-27.el6.centos.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:12 Installed: 1:gdm-2.30.4-39.el6.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:12 Installed: pulseaudio-gdm-hooks-0.9.21-14.el6_3.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:16 Installed: pulseaudio-module-x11-0.9.21-14.el6_3.x86_64 Jun 03 18:15:16 Installed: pulseaudio-module-gconf-0.9.21-14.el6_3.x86_64 Thank you Ken -- This message has been scanned for viruses and dangerous content by MailScanner, and is believed to be clean.