KDE4.4 breaks pulseaudio sound

paulo paulo.jnkml at gmail.com
Sat Feb 20 16:00:28 GMT 2010

Didn't try it, but apparently other people also complained about it on 
the web.
I just needed to google a bit to find reports similar to mine (KDE4.4 + 
amarok >= v2 = no go).

however, I don't really know if the devs know about it.
I'll look into it again soon.


James Tyrer wrote:
> paulo wrote:
>> Well I got the phonon working in kde with
>>  > pcm.!default pcm.pulse
>>  > ctl.!default ctl.pulse
>> What I did?
>> Humm, I reinstalled alsa-plugins and recompiled phonon and phonon-kde 
>> with no pulseaudio support (??).
>> So, I don't know which made this thing work, not even going to test it.
>> I'm thinking that the alsa-plugins was the solution, but maybe phonon 
>> simply works better with phonon when it has no phonon support... o_0
>> I'm still trying to get amarok to work, since I updated from 4.3.5 to 
>> 4.4, and although I recompiled amarok, that thing just doesn't run, with 
>> a segmentation fault at boot.
>> I think it's a binary incomparability.
> I will try updating/rebuilding ALSA and see if that make a difference.
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