One interesting thing is that in Red Hat based distributions the “run levels” configuration utility is chkconfig but in Ubuntu (Debian) the utility is sysv-rc-conf.
Quake III Arena
If you have mute sound problems in Quake III Arena, try using these commands as root, this one before playing the game:
After exiting the game:
Sound issues with Pidgin? In the [ Preferences > Sounds > Method ] choose command and write on the Sound command text box:
That’s it, try it now!