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Re: What software is missing in the Fedora repository?



On Thursday 07 May 2009, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 8:37 PM, Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> 
wrote:
>> On Thursday 07 May 2009, Rex Dieter wrote:
>>>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>> While not an answer, how about something that will let kde sounds work
>>>> with fedora? Obviously and apparently pulse isn't it, probably for lack
>>>> of configuration tools.
>>>
>>>That's either
>>>1.  configuration issue
>>>2.  audio driver support/bug
>>>3.  pulseaudio bug
>>>
>>>none of which is solvable by additional software.
>>>
>>>If you've given up on trying to use PA, try
>>>yum remove pulseaudio
>>>
>>>If it still doesn't work, then it's not pa's fault.
>>>
>>>-- Rex
>>
>> Thanks Rex.  I have been somewhat determined to make it work since I don't
>> see near as much evidence of the gored ox with f10, and in truth, nearly
>> everything does work, except the sound effects for kde, they sound like
>> they are coming from a set of headphones, in the next room, not this one.
>>
>> With 3 audio systems installed, the usual on a high priced asus mainboard,
>> and an audigy2(not the stripped 'live' model) and apparently it has found
>> an audio system on the HD-2400 Pro video card too, I suppose kde's output
>> is miss- directed somehow.  But, I removed the module build for all the
>> others except for the audigy2 thinking that would force everything to use
>> the audigy2.  No effect other than a constant nag from kde asking if I
>> want it to forget the other stuff, and I click yes & check the don't nag
>> me again box.  But it does, everytime I startx.  I even have jack
>> installed and have played the 10,000 monkeys thing configuring it, nothing
>> helps.  Shrug.  Everything else works.
>
>I have a similar setup. However I also have (and want) 5.1 sound... so
>I just removed PulseAudio.
>
I just tried that too Arther, and yum looked like it only removed that which 
it needed to remove, unlike the last time (F8 then) when it wanted to remove 
most of X/KDE.

So we'll see, but haven't tested much yet.

Thanks for the nudge to try it again.

-- 
Cheers, Gene
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 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
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		-- Ralph Waldo Emerson


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