Sound in KDE

Satish Chebrolu chebrolu at
Thu Mar 2 00:06:16 PST 2006

I don't have dmix option in XMMS. Is there any way to install it?


On 3/1/06, Dan Nicholson <dbn.lists at> wrote:
> On 3/1/06, Satish Chebrolu <chebrolu at> wrote:
> > XMMS reports that (hw:0,0) is
> > busy.
> I don't know about the KDE stuff, but I recognize that kind of
> statement.  The default for ALSA is to use the dmix (Google it) plugin
> to allow multiple programs to access the soundcard simultaneously.
> This isn't the default for me on my old card for reasons I don't
> understand.  Maybe I configured it wrong, I don't know.  Anyway, in
> the XMMS settings for ALSA, try to specify device=dmix.  I don't
> remember what the settings dialog looks like, though.
> Hopefully this helps.
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