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Month: February 2014

Re: [trinity-devel] UUGH! Desktop Icons open in DOLPHIN -- really?

From: "E. Liddell" <ejlddll@...>
Date: Tue, 4 Feb 2014 18:50:58 -0500
On Tue, 4 Feb 2014 19:48:47 +0100
Sl�vek Banko <slavek.banko@...> wrote:

> > > KMPlayer for me very upset that the audio output does not use the
> > > arts. As a result, the volume controls 'master' instead to control
> > > only its own volume, as it does kaffeine.
> > >
> > > Slavek
> > > --
> Sure, it is not necessary to use the arts. But it is a "bug" that instead 
> of its own volume KMPlayer affects the 'master' volume. I want to be able 
> to silence only video. But KMPlayer silences all. I remember when it was 
> possible to use the arts output, volume work "properly".

KMplayer is just an MPlayer wrapper, IIRC, and MPlayer's man page
still lists arts as an audio output target.  It would probably be useful to
see if this is still viable (run "mplayer -ao arts [file]" from the command
line, and see if adjustment still affects the master volume--I don't use arts, 
and so can't test).  If it works, KMPlayer can be tweaked to offer the 
option if arts is installed.

This gets us no closer to solving the problem of a viable default video
player, though, unless we want to shift KMPlayer into tde-multimedia.

E. Liddell