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Old 01-28-2004, 02:46 PM   #1
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Question How to start Gnome CD player, under KDE desktop?


I'm pretty sure Gnome is installed, I did a install everything option of Slackware 9.1. I like the KDE interface, but prefer the Gnome CD player.

Looked in my menus and couldnt find any Gnome apps, and ran a search for Gnome in the file finder. I know about the KDE CD player, but it wont work, and I have had good luck in the past with Gnome cd player. And if anyone knows where to find the volume control also :P
 
Old 01-28-2004, 03:10 PM   #2
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Open a console, and type the name of the program you want to open.

Typing gnome-cd opened a Gnome CD program for me.. on Slackware 9.1 full install.

KMix is a volume control app for KDE. If you can't find it in the menus (should be under Multimedia) then just type kmix in the console.
 
Old 01-28-2004, 03:30 PM   #3
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Thanks, found the Gnome CD player, and got the Kmix, is Kmix also going to reset my volune? If i crank up the Gnome Volume, when I reboot, or whatever, and come back the volume is at 0 again.

Also, I did some searching, and in order to get my cd to play, i have to type this into the Konsole

su
chmod a+r /dev/cdrom

I dont know exacty what that means, I know the su, is superusering so I can run that command,
Is there someway to configure so that that chmod is performed automatically, like when the machine is booting, so i dont have to perform the operation each time.
 
  


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