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Old 01-29-2008, 09:50 AM   #1
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Kmix malfunction


After I installed KDE. I can't find Kmix application in the tool bar. But I found "kmixcfg.desktop" in /usr/share/applnk/.hidden/

When I try to run "kmixcfg.desktop". It show "There was an error loading the module" "Library files for libkcm_kmix.la. not found in path"

Anyone get a clue what was that mean ?
 
Old 01-29-2008, 10:22 AM   #2
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Look in the Kde main menu (Kmenu), in Multimedia, Volume Control. You should find Kmix there.
 
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There is no Multimedia in Kmenu nor in Kcontrol.
 
Old 01-30-2008, 12:57 PM   #4
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"Multimedia and Video" is missing in KControl. Anyone know how to solve this problem ?
 
Old 01-30-2008, 02:57 PM   #5
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What distro are you running? How did you install KDE?
 
Old 01-31-2008, 05:50 AM   #6
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distro is Asianux. KDE was installed during the installation of Asianux. I choose option install everything.
 
Old 01-31-2008, 08:47 AM   #7
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Well, J,I had not heard of this distro and you quite likely know more about it than I. But I did Google it. It appears to be an rpm-based one and my guess is either something went wrong on your install and you the KDE installation did not complete properly or your package manager did not pull in all the packages you need. Kmix should be part of the multimedia package.

You may want to go back in to the package manager and make sure that package did indeed install.
 
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I don't know the way to check the package manager. Is it possible to just copy the "Multimedia and Video" files from the installation CD to the harddisk then make it work ?
 
Old 01-31-2008, 10:18 AM   #9
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I am sorry, J, but that probably would not work. If you were just missing one file or had a borked config file, perhaps? But this sounds like an incomplete install, at least as far as KDE goes. A reinstall of KDE or attempt at getting the multimedia package properly installed seems necessary. You would need not only the rpm for KDE multimedia but also any dependencies.

Learning how your distro handles package management is quite basic and your time spent doing it would be worthwhile.

It is also possible that your entire install is amiss and if you don't have a lot of time invested in this you might want to try fresh. But certainly be sure you have made a good burn for install CD, check MD5 sum on the download, etc.
 
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Asianux documentation is sparse, to an extreme degree. The Kde packages offered are: kdebase and koffice. That's all.

I have not found which distro it's derived from (though Linux distros from China, Japan, and Korea combined their efforts to produce Asianux).

So, I can't even recommend a compatible repository of rpms to use to fill out the installation.

Here's what distrowatch reports as the package contents: http://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=asianux
 
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I've visit http://distrowatch.com and have a look of the package list. Not like those popular distro, Asianux have not much package inclusion.

I think I need to have a standalone installation for the "Multimedia and Video" to make it work. Where can I get the source and how to do?
 
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I think I need to have a standalone installation for the "Multimedia and Video" to make it work. Where can I get the source and how to do?
You mean compile from source? Very ambitious of you but if you want to try:

http://www.kde.org/download/

There are various FAQs and install guide there as well.
 
  


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