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Re: volume window blocking screen

Am Samstag 02 September 2006 20:03 schrieb Marc Bantle:
> I recently upgaded kernel to 2.6.17 on my notebook to be able to upgrade
> udev from testing. I could upgrade udev alright but ran into another issue.
> Since upgrading the kernel kded shows the volumen window (see
> attachment) permanently and on top of all other windows. The reason for
> that is some program fading the master volume to zero continuously. If I
> use kmix to change the master value I can see the slider fade to zero
> within a second again. Same thing happens when I set the volume with
> amixer or alsamixer. Whenever I end kmix it is being restarted
> automatically.
> To end  this magic I need to stop kded:
> kmix, amixer and alsamixer are in  full control of the volume again and
> the volume window is gone. Even kde soundsystem seems to works alright.
> I'm quite puzzled! Any hints are welcome!

Stop the KDE service "KMilo" or uninstall the package kmilo.
Why it shows up like this may depend on your notebook vendor and model.


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