[squeak-dev] Re: [etoys-dev] Installing Etoys and Squeak on Ubuntu 9.04

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Tue Aug 4 05:31:44 EDT 2009

On 04.08.2009, at 00:30, ebellani at gmail.com wrote:

> On Mon, Aug 3, 2009 at 5:31 PM, Ricardo Moran<richi.moran at gmail.com>  
> wrote:
>> Thanks David and Bert. I uninstalled Squeak and Etoys and re- 
>> installed the
>> Squeakland package. Then I searched the etoys script and find out  
>> how to
>> open my image with the correct vm. Everything is working now :)
> There is also a problem with the sound of both etoys(the one  
> downloaded from squeakland)
> and squeak. (try it executing the code: Beeper beep.)
> To fix it I did this this with etoys:
> sudo gedit /usr/bin/etoys
> go to line  12
> add this -vm sound=OSS so the resulting line would be:
> VMOPTIONS="-encoding UTF-8 -plugins $BIN -vm-display-x11 -vm  
> sound=OSS"

At least on Fedora 11 you also need to install the alsa-oss wrapper,  
and run squeak under aoss.

If anyone wants to fix this for real, the ticket is


- Bert -

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