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To Auto-Play Audio CD on Insertion

James F. Carter

You've set up dbus and gnome-volume-manager, it mounts data CDs OK, but you insert an audio CD, and nothing happens.

What's happening:

Did you configure gnome-volume-manager with a useable action upon finding an audio CD?

You can sometimes elicit useful information by starting a separate xterm, killing the normal gnome-volume-manager (if any), and executing gnome-volume-manager -n. -n means to not fork as a daemon. It will echo dbus chatter it receives and commands it tries to execute. If a command is not working you may notice a useful error message.

How to fix:

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