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From: Peter Humphrey <peter@××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] KDE Plasma sound not working
Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2022 10:52:21
Message-Id: 4747643.31r3eYUQgx@wstn
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] KDE Plasma sound not working by Julien Roy
1 On Wednesday, 15 June 2022 03:21:51 BST Julien Roy wrote:
3 > A few suggestions to pin point the source of your problem:
5 Thanks for you help.
7 > - Try with a different audio device to test if the issue is localized to
8 > this USB dongle, or if it is "system wide",
10 The evidence points squarely away from the hardware. I can't see this being
11 anything other than a misconfiguration or a coding error.
13 > - Install a different DE (or perhaps a WM would be faster), to see
14 > whether this is KDE-related, or system wide,
16 I may do that.
18 > - Take a copy/backup/snapshot of your new user account before the issue
19 > occurs, and compare it (specifically the config files) to the account
20 > after the issue appears. This may help you find out if KDE is doing
21 > something fishy with a config file somewhere that triggers the problem.
22 > Alternatively, you could also revert to the snapshot and see if that
23 > fixes the problem. If so, then you might want to take more granular
24 > snapshots (specific folders or files), and restore specific folders as
25 > the issue appears, to figure out where exactly the problem is located.
27 I do something like that by copying a good user account as a basis for the
28 next iteration. The problem is just the fineness of granularity that's needed,
29 now that a coarse grain hasn't helped. Hey-ho. Here we must go again...
31 > As for the drive that wants to mount itself, I don't think it is related
32 > to this audio problem, but KDE (and DEs in general) have settings to
33 > allow mounting devices (automatically) through the DE itself rather than
34 > fstab, which explains why the noauto setting is being ignored : check
35 > the settings in KDE to see if it's setup to auto mount devices.
37 Setting all devices to no-automount hasn't helped.
39 --
40 Regards,
41 Peter.


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Re: [gentoo-user] KDE Plasma sound not working Julien Roy <julien@××××.ca>