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I found some tutorials in Google Search about installing new sound theme for Ubuntu, I made a copy sound theme (folder) into /usr/share/sounds. It was easy to copy with commands but I cannot choose new sound theme in System SettingsSound. I've used gconf-editor to enter new sound theme manually in desktopgnomesound, with No success.

What's the problem with this way? Anyone who succeeded in changing into a new sound theme on Ubuntu 11.10, please let me know.

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It does not look like it's possible to me to change anything other than the alert sound through the Sound menu in 11.10. – Christopher Kyle Horton Nov 4 '11 at 2:08
Possible duplicate of… – Christopher Kyle Horton Nov 4 '11 at 2:13
Where do you copy the sound profile? From another Ubuntu system? – Anwar Shah Aug 5 '12 at 4:19

By using the dconf-editor, you can change the sound theme.

If you had not installed the dconf-editor, you can install it by the following command in terminal.

sudo apt-get install dconf-tools

Type the following in terminal.


And, Set theme name in "org> gnome> desktop> sound> theme-name"

theme name is sound theme directory name. (/usr/share/sounds/theme name )

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