Introduction to aRts

The Analog Real-time Synthesizer (aRts) provides sound support for KDE. It provides necessary libraries for kdelibs.

Package information

Installation of aRts

Install aRts by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=$KDE_PREFIX --disable-debug \
    --disable-dependency-tracking &&
make &&
make install

Command explanations

--prefix=$KDE_PREFIX : This option tells the process to install the package in $KDE_PREFIX. aRts is installed here as it's required before installing KDE.

--disable-debug : This option causes the system to be compiled without debugging code.

--disable-dependency-tracking : This option speeds up one time builds.