Re: Gnome vs. KDE with ALSA
On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 09:39:15AM -0700, Mike S wrote:
> OK, I don't know if this will work for you, but I managed to get OSS
> working in gnome by renaming esd, so that nothing would start the
> daemon, and switching Multimedia Sound Selector to OSS. For me that
> takes care of RhythmBox, a program in GNOME that uses gstreamer, and
> also MOL which now uses ALSA. In the Default GNOME install I think
> something starts up ESD which is why nothing else can use the audio device.
mmh, 'dpkg --purge esound' should work just as well. you may also want
to have a look at dpkg-divert.