Sound plays on remote graphical login

Christian Esken c.esken at
Thu Dec 16 09:25:15 GMT 2004

Am Dienstag 14 Dezember 2004 21:50 schrieb Robert S:
> I am running kde-3.3.1,  gentoo, udev on an amd64 machine.  Gentoo uses pam 
> and I have disabled changes in permissions to the <sound> devices.  I have 
> set permissions on /dev/sound* to 660, root:audio to allow problem-free 
> sound.  All is fine except that sound now plays when I do a remote graphical 
> login (using "vncserver") - the sound now plays on my gentoo server.
> Is there a way of temporarily disabling sound (ie arts server) for a remote 
> login session from the command line?  This command could be added to 
> .vnc/xstartup.

I don't know a clean way, but a hack could be to use "killall artsd"


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