kde system sounds
James Richard Tyrer
tyrerj at acm.org
Tue Jul 13 09:34:53 BST 2004
jesso1607 at rogers.com wrote:
> I have Mandrake Linux 10 running KDE 3.2. I can play CD's through KDE. So my sound is working.
WRONG! Audio CDs play directly through hardware, they do not use aRts or the
> But, I cannot get the system notifications sounds to play. e.g. starting and exiting KDE.
> Even when I go into the "KDE Control Center" under "LookNFeel -> System Notifications" the sample sounds won't play.
> When I do go into the "Sound -> Sound System" and play the "Test Sound", that does play. The "Enable the sound system" is checked off.
> I checked the volumes and are all up.
It would help to know if you can play an OGG or MP3 file. If you don't have
one, rip one off of a CD.
There is a possibility if is actually only the system sounds that don't work.
The configuration files:
could be screwed. Try deleting them.
Otherwise, if you can't plan a sound file, your sound system isn't configured
Known Bug (probably fixed, but was probably still in 3.2): If you are using
ALSA, set: "Select audio device:" to ALSA rather than leaving it on: "autodetect".
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