Re: Fedora Rant #7 - who told KDE Sound to stop me listening?

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On Mon, 2007-04-09 at 16:31 +0100, Timothy Murphy wrote:

> > > The log file says
> > > "aplay: main:545: audio open error: Device or resource busy".
> >
> > If anything is hogging it, it's likely to be aRts.  In kcontrol > Sound &
> > Multimedia > Sound System make sure that 'Auto-suspend if idle after:' is
> > set to 1 second.
> Great minds think alike - I had done exactly this, 
> without any effect that I could see.

We went through this some time ago and I don't have the original thread.
But there was  way to edit .asoundrc in your home directory to use
"dmix". Worked like a charm. I could play many apps all at one and all
were mixed into one audio stream perfectly. Now an upgrade has wrecked
that setting, I believe, and I'm looking all over for that email. My
bad, as I have a pile of email folders where I cache the good stuff. Ric

My father, Victor Moore (Vic) used to say:
"There are two Great Sins in the world...
..the Sin of Ignorance, and the Sin of Stupidity.
Only the former may be overcome." R.I.P. Dad.
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