[pulseaudio-discuss] no sound in steam and all valve games after install openSUSE 13.1

guus guus.poort at upcmail.nl
Fri Nov 29 19:00:10 PST 2013

I think I found an solution.|


that guy wrote:
I have run into sound problems on OpenSuse 13.1 (not yet released). In 
my case the '/etc/machine-id' and the '/var/lib/dbus/machine-id' files 
both existed but contained different values.

I removed the dbus one and made a symlink to the other by running:
'sudo ln -s /etc/machine-id /var/lib/dbus/machine-id'

op 28-11-13 23:47, Damir Jelić schreef:
> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 09:04:27PM +0100, guus wrote:
>> Hi guys
>> This week I installed openSUSE 13.1 64 bit.
>> Before I used openSUSE 12.3
>> Since openSUSE 13.1 all sound has stopped working, in all games from Valve
>> Serious Sam 3 also played through steam, still has sound.
>> I am looking for help, and have already posted on the steam for linux github
>> ( valve)
>> And of course the openSUSE forums, without any success.
>> Disabling pusle audio gave me sound in steam in all Valve games.
>> ( and in the 32 bit flash version steam uses)
>> Outside steam pulse audio seems to work fine.
>>   pulseaudio --version
>> pulseaudio 4.0-270-g9490a-rebootstrapped
> Most games are 32-bit, you need to install some 32-bit packages. I
> think in openSUSE it's called alsa-plugins-pulse-32bit [1].
> [1] http://en.opensuse.org/SDB:Pulseaudio
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