[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: System notifications not working

On Mon, 2005-02-14 at 10:10 +0100, Matías Costa wrote:
> El Lunes 14 Febrero 2005 09:14, Andrew Ingram escribió:
> > Hi List.
> Hi Andrew
> > Ever since KDE 3.3 my system notifications haven't been working (ie the
> > sounds when KDE starts up, and certain error sounds I had defined). It
> > was definitely working under KDE 3.1, but it might have gone at the 3.2
> > upgrade, I'm not really sure when.
> >
> > When I go to the Control Center-> Sound System and "Test Sound", I hear
> > the jingle just fine. However, going to the system notifications, and
> > clicking on the little "play" button next to a notification, I hear
> > nothing. I'm assuming that somewhere along the way, a new Debian package
> > became used to play these and I dont have it for some reason (this is
> > happening on 3 Debian/Sid/KDE boxes of mine).
> I remember someone had this problem not much time ago. Hey! it's still in my 
> mailbox 
> Tim Folger wrote:
> "For anyone who might be interested I managed to fix my sound problems. 
> After reading Adeodato Simo's message a few days ago about the 
> libflac6 issue being solved, I upgraded my system. After the upgrade 
> root had system sounds working again but normal users did not. I 
> finally managed to get system sounds back for normal users by opening 
> ~/.kde/share/config and deleting two files: knotify.eventsrc and 
> knotifyrc. When I restarted kde these two files were regenerated and 
> all system notification sounds were restored."
> Next time remember to search the archives.

Thank you very much Matias (and Tim), you were right, that was the
problem. I had actually searched the archives but I must have missed the
particular reply. Thank you once again.


Reply to: