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Re: [trinity-devel] Mankind Needs KDE3! Ilya and Tim Please Reconcile! was: Appeal for freedom of speech

From: Mark S Bilk <mark@...>
Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 20:26:48 -0800
On Sun, Nov 13, 2011 at 03:43:27AM +0100, /dev/ammo42 wrote:
>Le Sat, 12 Nov 2011 18:15:42 -0800,
>Mark S Bilk <mark@...> a écrit :
>> KDE4 enforces the use of the phonon audio system, which won't 
>> work with the audio chip of my merely 4 year old Asus 
>> motherboard, and many others as well.  These two things alone 
>> are sufficient to persuade many Linux experts not to recommend 
>> Linux with KDE4 to people, at least not enthusiastically.  Linux 
>> must support the older machines found in less wealthy nations.
>Did you try every Phonon backend available ? Except for really bad luck
>at least one of them should work.

Thanks!  No I didn't.  No one in #suse suggested it.  
I don't know what the overall structure of the sound
system is.  I just switched back to alsa when I 
installed KDE3, and it works fine.  One less pain 
in my backend.  8^)