aRts vs JACK

Neil Stevens neil at
Sat Feb 22 17:38:15 GMT 2003

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On Saturday February 22, 2003 09:18, Matthias Kretz wrote:
> On Saturday 22 February 2003 18:08, Neil Stevens wrote:
> > Nothing in KDE can play sounds without aRts, though, at all.  So we'd
> > still have to have aRts!
> Are you talking about the current situation? If yes, then you're wrong.
> You can change your KDE System Notifications to use any external program
> for playing sounds. Which basically comes down to being able to play
> sounds without aRts :-)

System notification is only one use of audio.

> Please, I say it again (what, the fourth time?) I want to keep aRts
> (it's a pretty cool program), I only want those users who want to use
> something else to still be able to use KDE without a lot of hassle.

Then you're going about it all the wrong way.  Your proposal to move things 
client-side just adds more hassle.

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