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Old 01-15-2007, 08:58 PM   #1
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sound breaks in KDE

Hi again,

I've just started playing around with KDE as my GUI, and I've discovered that the sound stops working every time I log into kdm, or I log in from the screensaver, or my laptop wakes from sleep, and I have to run
# alsactl restore
to get it working again. I'm sure I'm missing something very basic in the configuration, but has anyone else dealt with this on Slackware?
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after configuring your sound using alsaconf, did you run this command?
alsactl store
Old 01-15-2007, 09:06 PM   #3
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yep, I've got sound configured so that it runs just fine on any of the other GUIs, but I guess there's something with artsd that breaks alsa on my system so I have to enter alsactl restore to get the sound up and running.


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