Re: alsa + arts sound [solved]
On Tuesday 08 June 2004 12:17, Justin Guerin wrote:
> Hi list,
> I'm having a problem I can't figure out with sound. Alsa is configured
> and works properly, and so is arts, apparently. I say this because XMMS
> plays just fine using the arts output plugin.
> However, I can't get any event sounds to play via the kcontrol interface,
> even when I test the sound from kcontrol. But the same sounds do play
> when I use the command line (artsdsp mpg123 some.mp3). It even plays
> while XMMS plays. But still, no event sounds.
> I'm running sid, almost all up to date (KDE is totally up to date), using
> kernel 2.6.6 and alsa. I'm not sure what package this problem could be
> in, so I'm not sure if this is a known bug.
> If anyone can send me a clue, I'd appreciate it.
> Justin Guerin
If anyone else has similar problems, hopefully this will help. Somehow,
knotify was configured to NOT use arts. My ~/.kde/share/config/knotifyrc
had an entry that said not to use arts. Once I changed this and restarted
knotify, things work as expected.