[kde-linux] No Systemsounds

Anne Wilson cannewilson at googlemail.com
Fri Mar 19 10:22:56 UTC 2010

On Friday 19 March 2010 08:39:55 Ingo Klöckner wrote:
> Am Donnerstag 18 März 2010 11:43:59 schrieb Anne Wilson:
> > The only time I had that particular problem I found that it was cured by
> > changing the backend (SystemSettings > Multimedia) from xine to
> > gstreamer. After a later update I was able to change it back, so I
> > assume a bug got fixed.
> > 
> > Other than that, open alsamixer in konsole, and check that all channels
> > are properly set.  If you are using pulseaudio you need to specifically
> > look at the sound card - there's a prompt for it, and I think F6 is the
> > keybinding.
> > 
> > Anne
> OK, I tested gstreamer but nothing changed. No sound in amarok and system,
> sound with kaffeine, vlc and browser...
> I think I only can wait for an update which fix that problem (maybe
> KDE4.4)...

Strange.  It's a long time - maybe a year or more - since I had that problem.  
While the backend thing did fix that, there were also muted channels which I 
found in alsamixer (I never use the gui for problems - the text version is 
much better).

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