Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 120536
Arts should default to using ESD
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:40 EST
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Description of problem:
Since Fedora ships with GNOME as the default desktop, and using ALSA
drivers I could not simply 'esddsp artsd' or 'artsdsp esd' it would be
nice if arts could be preconfigured to use esd for its output.
A KDE power user would probably know which global settings file one
could do this in, but the per-user file is
~/.kde/share/config/kcmartsrc, and the relevant setting is 'AudioIO=esd'
With this set I now have my GNOME apps (and KDE games) happily coexisting.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Enable ESD
2. Run KDE sound-outputting app (say KReversi) from within GNOME
Actual Results: a KDE warning is outputted in a message box that the
sound server could not bind to the sound card and it would set up a
null audio card instead
Expected Results: Sound Just Work (TM)
with kcontrol you can easily select your default audio device.
the default audio divice will be ALSA.