Problem using Gstreamer

Tim-Philipp Müller t.i.m at
Sun Mar 25 07:49:05 PDT 2012

On Sun, 2012-03-25 at 19:39 +0530, Rajat Jain wrote:


> I am having running the most basic example in gstreamer. This example
> is provided in the documentation provided by gstreamer.
> command: $ gst-launch audiotestsrc ! audioconvert ! audioresample !
> osssink
> ERROR: from element /GstPipeline:pipeline0/GstOssSink:osssink0: Could
> not open audio device for playback.
> Additional debug info:
> gstosssink.c(414): gst_oss_sink_open
> (): /GstPipeline:pipeline0/GstOssSink:osssink0:
> system error: No such file or directory

> All the commands before this example to test if the installation of
> gstreamer and it's plug-ins ran perfectly. Only this command caused
> problems.
> I am unable to understand what is wrong with the command, as I have
> tried using the same command again and again, after browsing the web.
> Please tell me what should I do. Any sort of help will be appreciated.

Try pulsesink or alsasink or autoaudiosink instead of osssink.


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