[kde-linux] kde and alsa

Dale dalek at exceedtech.net
Mon Apr 16 20:02:07 UTC 2007

Mikhail Umorin wrote:
> ...
>> Well, thing is, the rest of KDE is compiled with audio support therefore
>> it needs alsa to work, even if you don't have a sound card.  I use
>> Gentoo and it compiles everything and I can disable alsa and then it
>> wouldn't need alsa but since you are using a distro that comes already
>> compiled, that may not be a option for you.  It's sort of like this,
>> take KDE with alsa as it is or learn how to compile all the KDE packages
>> without alsa support so you can get rid of alsa.  Since Mandriva is not
>> really designed for you to do all that, it would be a uphill battle
>> since KDE is a large package.
>> Hope the helps.
>> Dale
>> :-)  :-)
> Thank you for clarification. I thought it was a matter of run-time settings.
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Your welcome.  I was hoping that would make sense.  With some distros
things are options, with some, you have to take what they make and hope
for the best.  It is one of the things I like about Gentoo.  If I don't
want something on here, I can generally get rid of it.


:-)  :-)  :-)


Copy n paste then remove the -remove-me- part.

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