Question Regarding Sound in KDE

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Thu Mar 17 18:05:49 GMT 2005

On Thursday 17 March 2005 15:22, Sven Jacobs wrote:

> Looks like arts is started and thus blocks your sound device. If your
> soundcard supports hardware mixing then try to disable arts (see
> KControl/Sound & Multimedia/Sound system). Your applications then need
> to use the native ALSA driver. If you need to use arts then make sure
> that all your applications are compiled with arts support and that they
> use arts output plugins (like XMMS for example).

If the hardware supports mixing with the ALSA drivers, wouldn't it be enough 
to have aRts use its ALSA output?

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