On Wednesday, February 22, 2012 10:43:14 PM Seb wrote: > On Wed, 22 Feb 2012 22:08:25 +0100, > > Frédéric Burlet <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> > Amarok and the notification system do not play any sound. > >> > > >> > If I use paplay (from pulseaudio), I do have sound. So, I guess the > >> > >> issue > is a "communication problem" between phonon and pulseaudio. > >> > >> > Before this upgrade, everything worked fine. > >> > >> Which backends are listed when you open the "Backend" tab in System > >> Settings > Multimedia > Phonon? Which output devices are listed on > >> the "Device Preference" tab? Do you hear any sound when you select > >> one of the devices and press the "Test" button on the bottom right > >> hand side? > >> > >> Also post the output of: > >> > >> lspci -knn | grep -iA2 audio cat /proc/asound/cards > > > > Hi Florian, > > > > I'm using vlc backend. > > I think the vlc backend is currently broken, at least in my sid system. > I was also using it until I noticed that simply going to System Settings > -> Multimedia -> Phonon crashed System Settings. I had to use the > Gstreamer backend by editing ~/.kde/share/config/servicetype_profilerc. > New vlc packages are on their way which will hopefully fix this. AFAIK, > Amarok can only use the Xine backend to play *.mp3, but the > phonon-backend-xine is not currently installable: > > The following packages have unmet dependencies: > phonon: Conflicts: phonon-backend-xine but 4:4.6.0really4.4.2-1 is to > be installed. > phonon-backend-xine: Depends: libphonon4 (= 4:4.6.0really4.4.2-1) but > 4:188.8.131.52-1 is installed. I did a few extra tests. I created a new user and started a new session and I got sound! Nevertheless, once I play with the options in System Settings -> Multimedia -> Phonon -> Audio Hardware Setup... I don't have sound anymore. (still playing with vlc backend) I don't know how to more investigate in order to locate the issue. Fred.
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