kmix won't activate

Jim MacLeod jim.macleod at
Sat Oct 2 11:01:56 BST 2004

On Saturday 02 October 2004 05:55, Christian Einfeldt wrote:
> Weird little problem here.
> Kmix won't let me hear music or any other sounds.  It worked
> recently, but then suddenly quit for no apparent reason.
> I am a simple end user, so the solution is probably also dirt
> simple.
> I can see the little kmix icon on the lower right hand of my screen
> in what I think is the tray.  For example, it is in the same place
> as my little kclipper icon, right to the left of the clock.
> The kmix icon has a little red x on it.  When I left click on the
> speaker icon, I get a dialogue kmix dialogue box that says "current
> mixer", but the field next to it is blank.  Actually, that field is
> colored blue, but it is blank.  to the right of that field is a
> little down arrow (I think they call it a spinner), and when I
> click on the down arrow, nothing happens at all.
> I have tried right clicking on the speaker icon, and I got the
> option of muting or unmuting.  I tried both, but the little red x
> still stayed on the kmixer speaker icon.  I tried right clicking
> and then configuring kmix, but nothing happened when I checked and
> unchecked the boxes, other than kmix disappeared when I unchecked
> the option to "dock into panel."
> I have even tried uninstalling and re-installing kmix.  No luck.
> I'm in deep doo-doo!
> I am using SuSE 9.1 on a 1.5 gib machine with 512 RAM.
> Thanks for your help!
Didn't have those problems when I used Kmix, but you may have more luck if you 
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