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Old 01-23-2004, 05:33 PM   #1
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Playing a simple music CD on Slackware


Im having a problem playing a music CD on Slackware. I am currently running KDE. I put the music CD in my dvd-rom (hdc), and open up kscd. I can see all of the names of the tracks on the CD, and it says its playing (IE. the time is counting up and everything on the CD player while it shows the name of the song), but I dont hear any music. I hear sound from other programs, so the problem isnt with my speakers or any other hardware. I have no idea what could be wrong, and I havent been able to find it online yet either.
 
Old 01-23-2004, 05:42 PM   #2
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try: aumix
from a console and set the CD sound level.
 
Old 01-23-2004, 05:49 PM   #3
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It was already on, still no sound though...
 
Old 01-23-2004, 06:08 PM   #4
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it's all about file associations.
open kde control center and click KDE componants,
in the right pane click "audio". and investigate which
music extensions are being open by which programs.
 
Old 01-23-2004, 06:25 PM   #5
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All mixer controls have been verified? Anything muted?

Do you have an audio cable between the DVD-ROM drive and the sound card?

Checkout xmms. The latest version is capable of digital audio extraction so you do not need the audio cable anymore like W2K and XP.
 
Old 01-23-2004, 06:38 PM   #6
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I dont have the audio cable. I tried opening XMMS, and going to "Play file". So then I choose /dev/hdc and click on "Play file", but nothing actually happens. How am I supposed to use XMMS when my audio cd is in my hdc device?
 
Old 01-23-2004, 07:56 PM   #7
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killall artsd

give it a try? i have to do it every time i want to use sound for new app
 
  


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