Re: kde's sound works, other utilities' doesn't
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On Thursday 01 November 2001 09:02 pm, sucks the bag wrote:
> just started running kde (off the testing branch) recently and everything
> is fantastic EXCEPT for sound-wise. all of kde's built-in sounds play find
> and artsplay plays waves as it should, but non-kde applications complain
> about the device being hijacked. xmms says "/dev/dsp: Device or resource
apt-get install xmmsarts
change output plugin to
aRts Driver 0.4 (libartsout.so)
> mpg321 says "Error opening libao oss driver. (Is device in use?)",
have to use a wrapper
> audacity just freezes.
looks like this may need wrapped too.
> all of these programs work as usual under
> windowmaker. i'm a member of audio, my /dev/dsp permissions are right:
> crw-rw---- 1 root audio 14, 3 Jul 5 2000 /dev/dsp
> this problem happens regardless of whether i start kde through kdm or
> 'startx'. any advice?
I don't know about the idea, but I guess you could disable aRts as the KDE
sound server. But I don't know if that will leave you ANY sounds for KDE
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