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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 9:02 PM, Gene Heskett <gene heskett verizon net> 
wrote:
>> 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.
>
>Cool. I know for sure it works for me. So I hope it works as well for you.
>
Unforch Arther, it hasn't made a peep since.  But I haven't hit the MSM news 
sites yet either.  Probably need to reboot just so things can find each other 
again I suppose.  Did you reboot?
>
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