[linux-audio-user] MusE configuration file

Dave Phillips dlphilp at bright.net
Wed Jan 7 10:01:16 EST 2004

Vescovi Christophe wrote:

> I sent this e-mail just to share an experience with other potential 
> users of MusE.
> For some month MusE was not able to connect to jack when started as 
> normal user, but was working properly as root. In fact muse was a jack 
> client but inactive when started as normal user.
> I was thinking it was my setup or a bug, but today, after trying 
> 0.6.3, I have found the bug : The old configuration file ~/.MusE was 
> causing the problem !! Since this file was not present in the root 
> directory I was getting a message :
> NO Config File </root/.MusE>
> but MusE was starting fine.
> I have deleted the .MusE file in my home directory and now I can start 
> MusE without being root !!!
> I should have think to that before since I have had a similar problem 
> with spiralsynthmodular before ;-)

Your experience should also sound a bell for the developers to do the 
necessary checks for and removal/replacement of stale components during 
the installation stage.


== dp

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