[LAU] No mic input after removing arts

Mrugesh Karnik mrugeshkarnik at gmail.com
Sat Jan 12 04:25:58 EST 2008

On Saturday 12 Jan 2008 14:23:44 Arnold Krille wrote:
> Am Samstag, 12. Januar 2008 schrieb Mrugesh Karnik:
> > A while ago, being annoyed by arts interfering with skype, I decided to
> > recompile my KDE without arts (I'm on Gentoo). Since then, my KDE does
> > not emit any kind of sound for system notifications.
> KDE(3) without aRts means KDE without sound. So that is very clear
> behavior. Either you want the KDE-systemsounds or not, either you want (or
> tolerate) aRts or not.

Thought so. But this issue is nearly irrelevant :)

> > The bigger issue is that my mic input simply does not `reach' any
> > software. Anything said into the mic comes out from the speakers
> > directly. The volume controls in kmix for the mic work correctly,
> > however. How do I fix this? Oh, I haven't tried to use the mic anywhere
> > outside KDE..
> Maybe try another mixer-app too. alsamixer (and the graphical alsamixergui)
> are direct representants of the mixing controls of the soundcard. But I
> really doubt that is has anything to do with aRts being removed. Unless you
> try to record with an app that only uses aRts and not alsa directly...

Hmmm. Audacity doesn't detect any input from the mic. Everything I blow into 
it comes out from the speakers directly.

Mrugesh Karnik
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