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I am running Ubuntu 11.04 Natty and just noticed that I don't hear any login sounds. I checked the sound preferences and it shows that the Ubuntu sound theme is selected. enter image description here

Also in the startup applications the gnome login sound is present. This can be seen below. enter image description here

Is this a bug? Are the login sounds included with Natty? If there are no sounds, can I remove it from the startup applications?

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I had the same problem. Try turning up the alert volume in sound preferences. This fixed it for me.

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By clicking Edit button of Gnome Login Sound in Startup Applications Preferences, you should check if the path is correct and is a valid path. If the path contains a regular wav file, it should work properly.

Edit: Of course, you can delete this option if you don't wanna.

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The path shown in the startup is /usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play --id="desktop-login" --description="GNOME Login". Is this the same for you? – nik90 Apr 30 '11 at 10:00

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