Need help troubleshooting XBMC sound? Try these helpful hints!
- If external applications launched via Advanced Launcher have no sound, try disabling skin sounds in XBMC. Sometimes there may be a conflict with the device being locked to XBMC (this is especially true in some derivatives of Ubuntu such as Lubuntu) and simply disabling the sounds should solve it. Adjusting the timeout settings in Advanced Launcher may also help, but it is more complicated.
- Having problems with audio in XBMC? Check the device settings and verify the correct output device is selected. Settings>System>Audio Output
Lubuntu is a derivative of Ubuntu Linux that uses the (extremely) lightweight LXDE desktop. Lubuntu is great on underpowered machines like an old netbook, and I currently use it as a virtual machine shell to browse Internet sites that may be of questionable content (mostly porn) and pose a risk of infection.
To enable automatic login in Lubuntu, you will need to install LX Session Editor. In terminal, execute the following command:
sudo apt-get install lxsession-edit
Once installed, edit /etc/lightdm/lightdm.conf with an inline text editor such as Nano. Edit the file to read as follows:
Reboot an you will be automagically logged in to your desired account!