[mythtv-users] Unexpected interaction between Mythfrontend and K3b

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Oct 26 15:34:56 UTC 2011

On 10/26/2011 06:52 AM, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 26/10/11 10:55, John Pilkington wrote:
>> On 26/10/11 09:54, John Veness wrote:
>>> On 25/10/2011 13:27, John Pilkington wrote:
>>>> Hi:  This is probably not directly related to Mythtv but maybe someone
>>>> here will recognise what is going on.
>>>> I often burn-and-verify DVD iso images using K3b.  Recently I have found
>>>> that if I am watching a recording at the end of either phase of this
>>>> process, I lose sound.  I haven't been able to restore it without
>>>> restarting playback.
>>> I'm just wondering if it's to do with the notification sounds that K3b
>>> plays. It might be worth, in K3b, going into Settings, Configure K3b,
>>> Notifications, and untick all "Play a sound" boxes.
>> Could be. Of late I haven't heard any such sounds, and at first I
>> misinterpreted the display.  It seems that I had Notifications enabled
>> but with no sound files identified.   Doing things in the top window
>> inserted 'ogg' file names below, which I could then enable or not.  Will
>> experiment further.   Thanks for the suggestion.
> K3b used with no Notifications active, sound playback continued without
> interruption. K3b defaults need revising; will add this to KDE bug report.

System set up to use PulseAudio but MythTV configured to use ALSA (and, 
therefore, disabling Pulse), so that when K3b plays a sound using Pulse, 
it re-enables Pulse?


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