Basically: why such troubles with KDE audio?
kline at tao.thought.org
Tue Nov 20 14:00:14 PST 2007
On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 09:06:46PM +0100, Roland Smith wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 10:55:48AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > Folks,
> > Long-short-short, at least two Gnome-type players work:
> > sound-juicer and gnome-cd. But KsCD gives no audio.
> > I am logged in as root while doing this initial testing,
> > after Roland Smith <rsmith at xs4all.nl>, noted that my
> > mountpoints had to be chown'd to [username].
> Playing music usually* has nothing to do with mountpoints. Mountpoints are only
> needed when you want to use a data CD with a filesystem on it.
Ah, thanks for the clarification. I might not want to get sloppy
with data/filesystems on a CDROM... .
> > I do want to use
> > tools like K3B so the cc to the kde-freebsd list. But still
> > wondering, even tho I can get the KDE CD play to display, and to
> > act as tho it is working---the digits count, the slider moves:
> > nothing from the speakers. When I bring up gnome-cd, I have
> > audio.
> > Suggestions from KDE-land, please?
> I'm not a KDE user, but check which audio device or output plugin the
> KDE player is trying to use. If the display works (displays artist and
> track info etc.) it is usually a sign that the data is being read OK. So
> I would ssupect the output in this case.
it --kscd--displays the numerals, counts--up,etc. just no audio.
how can i determine what output this program m is trying to use?
AND do so without messing up my kttsd and other such kde toys?
I've used the "configure" option, but see nothing.
> * I seem to recall at least one pseudo filesystem driver for Linux that
> represented an audio CD as a bunch of WAV files.
> R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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