Re: Error running from procmail

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On Mon, Feb 07, 2022 at 10:10:47PM -0800, Sean Greenslade wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 07, 2022 at 07:06:38PM +0100, Adrian van Bloois wrote:
> > Hallo,
> > I try to run a morse code program from procmail to produce an audible
> > signal when mail arrives. My postfix(MTA) calls procmail(mail delivery
> > agent) to deliver the mail. This obviously runs in the background.
> > :rpocmail calls morse to give the signal that mail has arrived. However
> > morse produces an error:
> > ALSA lib pulse.c:243:(pulse_connect) PulseAudio: Unable to connect: Connection refused
> > 
> > I'm using CentOS-7 right now, earlier I used CentOS-6 and then it worked
> > perfectly. I suspect it is a matter of permissions, but I can't figure
> > out where it goes wrong.
> > Do you experts have any ideas????
> Are you logging in directly to the CentOS machine and keeping a session
> active, or is it running headless?
Both, one machine is running headless the other I keep logged in on a
text-based console.

> And just to sanity check, can you see if the pulseaudio and
> pulseaudio-utils packages are installed:
> $ rpm -q pulseaudio pulseaudio-utils
Both are installed
> ...and running:
> $ ps aux | grep pulseaudio
Is running, it has my own userid, probably caused by my listening to a
radio station earlier.
> --Sean

	Adri P. van Bloois

       "The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else
   will save it."
		Robert Swan.

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