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Re: [SLE] No system sounds (was KDM messages)
  • From: Jake Sallee <spark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 10 May 2005 17:35:28 -0500
  • Message-id: <200505101735.28211.spark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sunday 08 May 2005 11:11, Jake Sallee wrote:
> > Sorry, Joe, but I can't get this to work!
> >
> > If I try reinstalling the original RPM off the 9.2 DVD, to replace the
> > latest
> > version (which 3.4 needs), it insists on downgrading most of KDE back to
> > 3.3.
> >
> > Trying your method of rebuilding the arts source from the DVD, tells me
> > it needs about 30 dependences sorting out. Having spent ages sorting the
> > dependences, the arts source won't build.
> >
> > But I may be doing something very wrong with the rebuilding.
> >
> > I have checked .kde/knotifyrc and that is correct with everything set to
> > "true".
> >
> > So I appear to have the choice of either 3.4 and no system sounds, or 3.3
> > with
> > system sounds. That is, unless you or anyone else has another suggestion,
> > please.
> >
> > Has no-one else had these sound problems upgrading SUSE9.2 to 3.4?
> >
> > Any further advice will be very much appreciated.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > Keith
>
> Hi Keith.
>
> open: /opt/kde3/bin/startkde
>
> locate the incorrect line that reads: "LD_BIND_NOW=true kdeinit +kcminit"
>
> edit the line so that it's separated into two different lines:
>
> LD_BIND_NOW=true
> kdeinit +kcminit
>
> This fixed KDE sounds for me when rebuilding the RPM's from scratch didn't
> work.
>
> Happy editing.

I've also found that this is broken in 9.3. The problem carried over for me
from SuSE 9.2 to 9.3. I did not upgrade, it was a fresh 9.3 install. So
basically this is still broken.


Jake Sallee



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