No Sound after upgrading KDE

Benjamin Walkenhorst krylon at
Sat Sep 25 13:45:35 PDT 2004

On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 21:37:06 +0100
"R. W." <list-freebsd-2004 at> wrote:

> I recently upgraded to KDE 3.3 (under FreeBSD 5.2.1) and the sound 
> stopped working properly. I hear the tune as KDE starts up, but then 
> there is no sound after that. Multimedia applications still work 
> properly under XFce, it's just KDE.

Maybe artsd gets started along with KDE and grabs control of your sound
You can either try to deactivate it - if it turns out to be guilty - or
try to make your apps work with it.

Kind regards,

If cars had improved at [the computer industry's] rate, a Rolls Royce
would now cost 10 dollars and get a billion miles per gallon.
(Unfortunately, it would probably also have 200-page manual telling how
to open the door.)
Andrew Tanenbaum, "Introduction To Distributed Systems"

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