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I don't like the current log-in sound in 11.04 and I want my own sound.

Can I change the log-in sound?

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Make an .ogg file and put it in /usr/share/sounds/ubuntu/stereo/

Go into Start-up applications and change the login sound id to the one you want:

/usr/bin/canberra-gtk-play -–id=”desktop-login” -–description=”GNOME Login”
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How does this command know what file to play? – Stefano Palazzo Jul 6 '11 at 14:03
what if the sound is mono? – Alvar Jul 6 '11 at 14:32
the file must replace one called desktop-login.ogg – Alvar Jul 6 '11 at 14:33

In the startup applications, search for Gnome Login Sound and replace the command by this: canberra-gtk-play --file X. Replace X by the file you want to have as the new login sound.

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