Re: KDE 3.1.4 arts alsa problem
On Thursday 04 Dec 2003 11:35 pm, herve wrote:
> Hi all
> i have a probleme after alsa 0.5 install with arts....
> I have a woody with kde 3.1.4 and some backports.
> After alsa installation, i choose alsa in the sound control panel...then i
> got an error :
> Sound server informational message:
> Error while initializing the sound driver:
> device: default can't be opened for playback (Unknown error)
> The sound server will continue, using the null output device.
> it's very curious...
> When i was using oss all was ok with kde sounds, noatun was working....and
> xmms freeze
> After alsa installation and arts disabled, there is no longer kde sounds
> and sound from noatun but xmms works
> do i have to say goodbye to alsa and xmms?
that would fix your problem. try juk as a media player in kde.
> i've installed alsa cause i though thath i could bring me more
> configuration possibility than oss about mixers....
> When i want to install xmmsarts in order tu use arts output plugin for
> xmms, it tells me that i have to install libarts-alsa and libarts...
> When i try to install libarts-alsa apt "want" to remove nearly all my kde
as you might know the debian servers are offline at present so no fixes can be
made. Otherwise the problem would have been fixed overnight.
> Someone has an idea of what is all this tricky thing ??
> thx in advance
hope this helps
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