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No mail or notification sounds in Ubuntu 12.04. Anyone know a fix?

  • Hi. I set my mail & notification sounds in Opera 12.16 but don't hear anything at all when mail arrives or when I click test. All the sounds are .wav format. I'm using Elementary OS Luna which uses Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on the backend. Thanx.

  • This trick works with pulseaudio after the app is opened, just stop and start it.
    pulseaudio -k
    pulseaudio --start

    I'm not sure if Opera uses ALSA or pulseaudio but you could try a similar trick with Opera. Just a guess.

  • Your advise does not work. Pity (