artsd 1.2.0 and non-kde apps

Simon Geard delgarde at
Tue Feb 17 01:55:49 PST 2004

Gregory Davis wrote:

> Hi.  It seems that programs are not working properly with artsd in KDE
> 3.2. Specifically, I am getting hangs from xmms when using any artsd
> output plugins, or when using OSS output plugins with artsdsp.  If I
> use alsa output plugin without artsdsp, I get sound from xmms, but no
> scheduling(i.e. when the xmms song is done, I hear a queue of all
> boings, bonks and chimes that occurred since xmms started playing). 
> WTF this is annoying. Does anyone know a way around this?  I want to
> keep artsd for the scheduling feature.

I don't use KDE or arts, but the problem sounds familiar - probably
something I've read about on these lists. Have you tried searching the
BLFS mailing lists, or using Google?


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