Basically: why such troubles with KDE audio?
rsmith at xs4all.nl
Tue Nov 20 15:03:23 PST 2007
On Tue, Nov 20, 2007 at 02:00:11PM -0800, Gary Kline wrote:
> > 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.
What you're looking for should be 'Select audio backend' of 'Select
If you are using the 'arts' backend (KDE's default audio system, I
think?), it may have a configuration dialog of its own somewhere? (Not a
KDE user, so I can't really help you there.)
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