I have RealAudio installed under RH 6.2 (KDE) which works fine and I
can listen to the netradio, etc etc.
I clicked on K | Settings | Sounds | System sounds to see if I could
get bells and whistles for the usual file/icon open/close stuff, and
none of the sounds work. At all. And yes, "Enable System Sounds" is
On inspection, I don't have a .kde/share/sounds in my login directory,
and .kde/share/mimelnk is empty. The sound files shown by the above
menu appear to be in /usr/share/sounds, which is fine, I guess,
because I'm the sole user, but I don't understand why I get no sound
when I click on Test. If I pull up the /usr/share/sounds directory in
kfm, I can click a sound file and RealAudio pops up and plays it.
Poking around in /usr/share/mimelnk/audio shows wav.kdelnk to specify
the binding to RealAudio as expected, but is this defeating the use of
.wav files in the System Sounds setting? If so, what ought the .wav
files to be bound to? There is a system player called just "play"
which is non-graphical, so it should do...but if I edit the wav.kdelnk
to say DefaultApp=play, clicking a .wav file still brings up
RealAudio, even after logging out and restarting X.
Where are the "real" bindings between application files like .wav and
their default applications kept? Obviously not in wav.kdelnk! Clearly
RealAudio has buggered up the settings, but _where_?
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